250604BusKnittingRiver Room, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork

Thursday 14th May, 2014

10.30am – 6.30pm

This symposium brings together art critics and other commentators to discuss a decade of The Knitting Map; its making, reception and future. This includes a keynote address by the design historian and author of The Culture of Knitting, Joanne Turney, as well as presentations by Jessica Hemmings (Head of Visual Culture, NCAD), Lizbeth Goodman (Chair of Creative Technology Innovation, UCD), art historian Deborah Barkun (Associate Professor of Art History, Ursinus College, Pennsylvania), and Sarah Foster (Lecturer in History of Design at CIT Crawford College of Art & Design).

All welcome. Please contact Jools Gilson at jgilson@ucc.ie for registration and further information.

http://www.glucksman.org/KnittingMap.html

https://www.facebook.com/knittingmap2015

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ISEA2012Following on from the successful co-direction of ISEA 2012 Education Track with Agnes Chavez, Anita and Agnes were pleased to be invited to be Guest editors of the Education track for the special edition journal.

The Education track includes submissions from Kenneth Wesson – Independent Education consultant, Linda Weintraub – Artist Curator and Author, Ariane Koek – Collide @ CERN, Nettrice R. Gaskins – Georgia Tech and a collaborative paper from Daria Tsoupikova with Helen-Nicole Kostis, Tina Shah, and Brenda Lopez Silva, members of Media Art Group.

Anita’s own submission is included in the journal – ‘The Matter of Technology – Why it Matters’  an AV presentation, introduced by ISEA 2012’s Director Andrea Polli. The submission presents the panel Anita convened at ISEA 2012, taking a closer look at the environmental impact of our relationship with technology within artistic practice.

The publication is freely available online, with a print on demand edition via Lulu publishers. Both editions can be accessed here: http://median.newmediacaucus.org/.

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neorioNeoRio 2013: The Ice Cream Olympics – Intimate Ecologies: Tastes of the Monument

This year’s NeoRio is a 3 month artist’s residency – the first in the newly designated Rio Grande Del Norte Monument and is a series of workshops, educational activities and an exhibition, raising the profile of the final event The Ice Cream Olympics.

The Ice Cream Olympics is an inclusive accessible field day with the sole aim of churning ice cream from local ingredients and to create local flavours playfully exploring bio-cultural diversity one scoop at a time.

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Youbloomyoubloom is coming to Dublin! youbloom is a development programme created for unsigned artists, and for both live and online discoveries. The programme is driven by a love of new music, a desire to give back to the community and to support the emerging artists of tomorrow. It is a community of fans, promoters and artists that have a single overriding interest – the promotion of new artists and their music.

“youbloom@Dublin is an amazing opportunity for independent bands/artists and has the potential to become Dublin’s SouthbySouthWest” – Bob Geldof

For more information, click here.
Download the poster.

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