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Volcanoes, lava landscapes, ash clouds and minerals: FACT announces the first major UK solo exhibition of Semiconductor

Semiconductor: Worlds in the Making
FACT, Liverpool
01 July – 11 September
Galleries 1, 2, Media Lounge and Public Spaces
FREE Entry

FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology), Liverpool presents the first major solo exhibition of Semiconductor, aka Ruth Jarman and Joe Gerhardt. The British artist duo has earned critical acclaim for short films, including Magnetic Movie broadcast on Channel 4, as well as exhibitions at the Venice Biennale, and The Royal Academy, London. ?Combining film, scientific data, performance and animation, Semiconductor make moving image works, which explore the material nature of our world and how we experience it.

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Osloo – A Public Place in Venice By FOS – 31 May – 1 July 2011 Island of San Servolo, Venice

Osloo is a floating pavilion comprising
a Bar, a Daily Event Programme and a Radio Station
31 May – 1 July 2011
Island of San Servolo, Venice, next to the vaperetto stop
Open Daily 2 pm – 10 pm

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2011 ISCP Curator Award Exhibition opens on June 15, 2011

THE POWER TO HOST
June 15 – July 1, 2011

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS
Dušica Dražic & Deqa Abshir, Global Alien, Li Mu, Alexandra Navratil, Vladimir Nikolic, Marinella Senatore and Slavs and Tatars
+ the hospitality shelf

curated by Maja Ciric

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New Work on Turbulence.org

Turbulence Commission: “Social Relay Mail” by Brooke Singer, with Fever Creative
Turbulence Artists’ Studios: Andreas Maria Jacobs

== “Social Relay Mail” by Brooke Singer, with Fever Creative ==
http://turbulence.org/works/social
[Needs a Facebook Account]

“Social Relay Mail” (SRM) is an app that lets you identify a stranger on Facebook and use your social network to deliver a private message. Turn your friends, your friends’ friends, and your friends’ friends’ friends into your personal courier service. Sending the message is only half the fun. In the process, discover the strength of your social network via a handy data visualization. Did your message arrive at its destination or get dropped? How many people had to be enlisted along the way? “Social Relay Mail” is part Pony Express and part Facebook hack — testing the limits of interaction in a controlled social space.

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Visualizar’11: Understanding Infrastructures | International Seminar

MEDIALAB-PRADO
Plaza de las Letras
C/ Alameda, 15 · 28014 Madrid
+34 913 692 303
www.medialab-prado.es

International Seminar
Visualizar’11: Understanding Infrastructures

06.14.2011, 06.15.2011 and 06.27.2011

@ Medialab Prado · Plaza de las Letras, C/ Alameda, 15 Madrid (Spain) http://medialab-prado.es

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The Birth of the Electronic Man

The birth of the Electronic Man | La nascita dell’Uomo Elettronico

[italiano in fondo]

*** Something wonderful is about to happen.

http://electronicman.artisopensource.net/index.php?i=1

100 years after McLuhan’s birth we all have the chance of becoming part of the body and mind of the Electronic Man.

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RDS ART FAIR 2011

Art Fair 2011

With a proud history in the Arts stretching back over 200 years, the RDS is pleased to welcome the general public, artists and galleries from Ireland and abroad to the RDS from November 4-6, 2011. Art Fair 2011 is Ireland’s largest and most popular Art Fair, attracting thousands of art lovers and visitors to the Irish capital every year. Over 100 galleries and artists take part showcasing work across all media including painting, sculpture, photography and prints.

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Netprov comes alive again in a few hours!

The second Live Show of Grace,Wit&Charm, tonight May 24, 7:00pm Central Time (GMT -5) at Teatro Zuccone

and webstreamed at http://gracewitandcharm.com click on “STREAM LIVE”

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QUAM 2011| WIKPOLIS CARTOGRAFIES I CONSTRUCCIONS COL·LECTIVES DE L’ESPAI SOCIAL

Convocatòria de projectes, ponències o comunicacions per presentar en el Fòrum QUAM 2011.
Oberta fins el 17.06.2011
En el marc del projecte QUAM 2011, impulsat per ACVic Centre d’Arts Contemporànies, s’obre una convocatòria de projectes, ponències o comunicacions per presentar dins del programa del fòrum que tindrà lloc el 8 i 9 de juliol de 2011.
Temàtiques

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Loophole to Happiness

Opening: 24. 5. 2011 from 6 p.m.

Exhibition dates: 25. 5.  2011 – 7. 8. 2011

Curated by: Maja and Reuben Fowkes

Participating artists: Zbyn?k Baladrán, Adam Chodzko, Petra Feriancova, Siniša Labrovi?, Ciprian Muresan, Csaba Nemes, Nada Prlja, Janek Simon, Péter Szabó and Katarina Ševi?.

Loophole to Happiness sets out to locate and explore the freedom-enhancing loopholes that exist on the margins of repressive social systems from East European communism to global capitalism. Faced with the perfection of techniques of absorbing criticism and the systematic mobilisation of our creativity, sociability and sentiments for economic ends, the search is on for new forms of resistance to the endless pressure of production. The exhibition takes the inventive strategies of worker resistance under communism as the starting point for fresh attempts to imagine exceptions, find escape routes and evade the smooth surface of today’s neo-liberal capitalist order.

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