[artinfo] FW: Existential Computing workshop at the Hayward, London: 13 - 17 Feb 2007

Heather Corcoran Heather at spacestudios.org.uk
Tue Feb 6 18:26:16 CET 2007

From: Green, Paul [mailto:Paul.Green at southbankcentre.co.uk]
Sent: 05 February 2007 14:19
To: Green, Paul
Subject: Existential Computing

Dear All
I have sent you this e-mail as I thought that you may know people who
would be interested in attending these workshops at the Hayward. They
are open to people of any ages etc but the participants need to be able
to commit for the 5 days


Time: 12pm - 5pm
Dates: 13 - 17 Feb 2007
Venue: Waterloo Sunset Pavilion, The Hayward, Southbank Centre, London
Free! To sign up email Paul.Green at southbankcentre.co.uk

Join Miltos at The Hayward for a five-day workshop to explore digital
art and work together to create a work that will be showcased at The
Hayward on Saturday 3 March:

1. There is "sympathy" between humans and computers, there are
1.1 In both directions.
2. There are new theories about time. Maybe time doesn't even exist!
3. People meet and exchange information. There are institutions such as
The Hayward that invite artists such as myself to talk to people. I
suspect it is just data that they   want to know about each other.
4. Art is what is happening when data meet beautifully. This is very

Miltos Manetas is an internationally renowned artist born in Greece in
1964. He lives in London and Los Angeles and his Internet Paintings
(internetpaintings.com) are exhibited at the gallery Blow de la Barra in
London (blowdelabarra.com) from 27 January 2007.

Manetas makes websites that are art works, they hang on the internet as
a painting hang on the walls of a museum. Manetas signs them as unique
pieces and collectors buy them as such. (see: jacksonpollock.org)
In 2000, he started Neen (neen.org), a new art movement.   More about
Manetas: www.manetas.com

Website of the project (under construction):
http://existentialcomputing.com  The "Digital Dialogues" series of
workshops are part of the 100 IDEAS programme.

Paul Green
Outreach Projects Co-ordinator
Southbank Centre
Belvedere Road
London SE1 8XX

T +44 (0)20 7921 0855

paul.green at southbankcentre.co.uk

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