Screen walks

CSNI partner institutions Fotomuseum Winterthur and The Photographers’ Gallery have invited selected artists to perform guided explorations of specific online and digital spaces in which their core artistic research and practice takes place. Each video stream is conceived as a format blurring the boundaries between a guided tour and a …

Derivative works and images of protest in Hong Kong

Talk by Wing-Ki Lee @Borough Road Gallery, 17.00, 4th December 2019. All welcome.

Background reading: Wing-Ki Lee, “Derivative Work and Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement: Three Perspectives”, in Visualizing the Street: New Practices of Documenting, Navigating and Imagining the City, edited by Pedram Dibazar and Judith Naeff, Amsterdam: Amsterdam University …

Introduction to Image Datasets

CSNI researcher Nicolas Malevé has published “An Introduction to Image Datasets” for The Photographer’s Gallery’s Unthinking Photography platform. It presents some key concepts and questions that make the computer vision dataset an object of concern for photographic practitioners and institutions.

“The scale of contemporary datasets, the speed at …

Scales of Resistance

Daniel Alexander completed a film, tilted Scales of Resistance, which was the output of two years practice based research with Scientists at the University of Nottingham and a 3D visualisation practice called Scan Lab Projects. The scientists have developed medical devices that combat Antibiotic Resistance, and the film developed …

Curating Photography in the Networked Image Economy

From 1st December 2018, the CSNI researcher Katrina Sluis will be undertaking a Swiss National Science Foundation funded research project “Curating Photography in the Networked Image Economy” in collaboration with Dr Wolfgang Brückle, Lucerne University of Applied Arts and Sciences, Fotomuseum Winterthur, FotoColectania and The Photographers’ Gallery

Operation Earnest Voice

Over 4 days in January 2019, CSNI researcher Katrina Sluis worked with the artist Jonas Lund to transform the 3rd Floor of The Photographers’ Gallery into an influencing office tasked with reversing Brexit. Part installation, part performance, part working think tank, Operation Earnest Voice aimed to explore and interrogate the numerous tools, methods and strategies used to influence …