'Transpositions' exhibition of work by Deborah Robinson from 20th March-5th April 2013 in Ruskin
Gallery (Basement), Anglia Ruskin University
with Felipe Fonseca, Tapio Makela and other bricolabs network members on preparing exhibition and conference
for Pixelache, in Helsinki, May 2013.
presentation for Isea 2013 in Sydney with Alessandro Ludovico on 21st c Portraiture.
Guest lecturer/speaker at MASPACE, Limerick School
of Art and Design, Ireland: 20th March 2013.
Invited Speaker at Launch Event for new Wellcome Trust Research
Hub initiative - 6th March, 2013 at The Wellcome Trust in London
Facilitation and co-design with AHRC and its Peer Review College of 'Peer
Review - Making it Work for You', two training days for knowledge exchange and research managers in UK universities relating to making grant applications -
held in Manchester and London on 26th February and 8th March 2013.
Member of Selection Committee for Public Art Commission at
new Medical Research Council building, on Bio-Medical campus, Cambridge.
Designed and facilitated CX Hub Lab event at RCA on 19th February with Prof Neville Brody
on Modelling Digital Public Space: Dynamic Structures for Growth
Editor, book about Visualise programme of public art in Cambridge (estimated publication date, Summer
142 character text contributed to Fernando Velazquez/WR
exhibition at Zipper Gallery in Sao Paulo opened 15th December http://www.zippergaleria.com.br/en/#exhibition/project-wr/
Co-author with Alessandro Ludovico
of text on Portraiture of XX1st c to be published at: springerin.at
Co-curator of Making and Hackspace for Digital Transformations 'Moot'
event for Arts & Humanities Research Council Digital Transformations Advisory Group, Mermaid Conference
Centre London, 19th November 2012.
it Real', interdisciplinary symposium with Active Ingredient relating to environmental change, sensors,
research, art, technologies and cultural exchange between UK and Brazil to be held at Arts Catalyst venue in London on 20th
Commissioned text - 'Sculpting the Void
- from Negation to Abnegation, from Action to Absence' - written for new publication called ' Null
Object, - Gustav Metzger Thinks About Nothing' by London Fieldworks, published by Black
Dog Publishing, launched at The Work Gallery, London, on 29th November 2012
Development work relating to interdisciplinary processes with Zecora Ura Performance company - Autumn/Winter 2012;
facilitating BR-116 and attending mini-Drift Residency Events in Cardiff, with National Theatre of Wales, 14th and 15th November,
Development work with artist, Dr Deborah Robinson,
from University of Plymouth, on forthcoming exhibition and publication resulting from her research fellowship
at Genomics Centre in Cambridge and at Edinburgh University supported by ESRC Genomics Forum.
Development work with Eduardo Kac and Rob Toulson on Lagoglyph Sound System, bio-ink painting proof of concept produced
in Cambridge Summer 2012; now being developed to next stage.
of Jonathon Keats' Electro-Chemical Currency Exchange written for next edition of neural magazine, edited by Alessandro Ludovico.
Writing White Paper for SEAD policy initiative called SEAD: From SUCCESS to SUCCESSION.
8th October 2012 - Curated and organised Workshop on 'Redefining Work' and
its transformation at FACT in Liverpool for RCA and CX Hub(www.thecreativeexchange.org) in collaboration with Prof Jeremy
Myerson & Prof Mike Stubbs
17th September 2012 - Artist
for Cafe Valise Lunch held at METAL in Liverpool
- wrote catalogue essay for 'Null Object' to be published by Black Dog as part of new exhibition by London Fieldworks opening
on 30th November 2012 at Work Gallery in London
July 2012 -
Acted as Facilitator for NESTA/AHRC meeting of researchers within Digital R&D Programme in Birmingham to inform final
report writing and wrote report on event
- 'Poetry, Language, Code' & 'Games Artists Play' - at the Ruskin Gallery in Cambridge with artists including Ernest Edmonds,
Tom Hall, Eduardo Kac, Liliane Lijn, William Latham, Mariana Manhares, Alex McLean, Giselle Beiguelmann, Alan Sutcliffe, London
Fieldworks, (full line up at www.visualisecambridge.org from June 2012).
Organising Limits of Seeing (2) event at Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge as part of Cambridge Art & Science
Circle programme: 23rd June - in association with Wysing Arts, Institute of Astronomy and Department of Vision
Science, Anglia Ruskin University.
Arts and Humanities Research Council (UK) Away-Day for Advisors and Researchers working on Digital Transformation theme (29th/30th
Programmer of 'CX' Creative Exchange Hub Launchpad
conference on 16th May in Manchester, http://thecreativeexchange.org (for RCA, Lancaster University, University of Newcastle
Review of The Composites (Tumblr) for next edition
of Neural Journal, ed. Alessandro Ludovico
Contributed Foreword for 'Human
Craft' a book about artist Gina Czarnecki's work published December 2011; Roundtable Meeting at Bluecoat Arts Centre
about Art, Science and Ethics funded by Wellcome Trust
essay in book published February 2012 about work of artist Fernando Velazquez who lives in Sao Paulo and was born in Uruguay;
publisher DARDO, Santiago de Compostela.
Ludovico at Cambridge School of Art and co-devised workshop/talk: 'Beyond Face: Data, Form and Manipulation' for History of
Art students at Cambridge University as well as talk for Computer Art Society in London (March 2012)
Event during Cambridge Science Festival called 'The Limits of Seeing' with astronomers, vision scientists, artists and curators
as well as public discussion (March 2012)
Some Ongoing Projects:
work for The Humble Market and The Humble Market-Place projects with Zecora Ura Theatre Company (UK-Brasil, Abandon Normal
Devices Festival, FACT, 'We Play' Expo North West and Derry UK City of Culture 2013
Development work on Event One Revisited (rematerialisation
of first computer arts event) organised by the Computer Arts Society. Research bid being prepared by Birkbeck
College and Royal College of Art
Company liaison and event planning work for The Creative Exchange Knowledge
Hub, funded by AHRC - for Royal College of Art (in partnership with Lancaster University and University of Newcastle)
Preparing Summer Exhibition as part of Visualise Cambridge on theme of 'Poetry,
Language, Code' with artists including Eduardo Kac, William Latham, Alessandro Ludovico/Paolo Cirio, Liliane Lijn and Alan
Launched New Cambridge Art & Science CIRCLE at Anglia Ruskin University - with opening debate on Mind, Matter
and Consciousness with Susan Aldworth, Professor Nicholas Humphrey, Professor Scott Lash
Curated three exhibitions for digital screens at The Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge School of Art and two exhibitions
in temporary shop spaces within Cambridge city centre. Work shown in exhibitions included London Fieldworks, Liliane
Lijn and Jamie Allen, Susan Aldworth and Karen Inghams, Computer Art history works (courtesy of CAS) and more (see full programme
Organised successful Fluxus Event as part of Future Fluxus/Art's Birthday
Invited by Intellectual Property Institute in
London to be one of four respondents to presentation by Ian Hargreaves on Tuesday 15th November relating to recent Government
Review of Intellectual Property.
Invited to give presentation about Education and Intellectual Property in the light
of the Hargreaves Review- Tuesday 22nd November at Greenwich Maritime Museum. Organised by Association for Cultural Enterprises
and Museums Copyright Group.
Organised Talk event by Naut Humon, at Anglia Ruskin University - as part of Guest
Curator role there for Visualise Public Art Programme
26th October :Talk at Fine Art Reseach Unit event at Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge
on 'Public Art within Gallery Contexts'...
19th October: Organised 'Visualise: Negotiating spaces for art' programme talk
featuring London Fieldworks at the Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge
5th October: Organised 'Visualise: Negotiating
spaces for art' programme talk featuring Helen Couchman and Duncan Speakman at the Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge
30th September: ABANDON NORMAL DEVICES
festival in Liverpool: Chaired symposium on 'How to be a Resident?' at Bluecoat Art Centre
29th September: Coded Cultures Vienna - Presentation
on Future Fluxus at Urania in Vienna
16th September: Invited Speaker at Zecora Ura's Route 261 Event Brazil-UK Exchange
:Invited Panelist for Intellectual Property Organisation event 'Understanding the Use and Impact of Design Rights on
the Design Sector ' (during London Design Week)
30th September : Invited Speaker on Residencies at Abandon Normal Devices Festival
Commissioned essay 'Drying the Buddhas' Tears' shown as part of STILL exhibition touring to METAL Liverpool from
Southend on Sea
August: Appointed Guest Curator for 'Visualise' Public Programme at Anglia Ruskin University (through to July 2012)
the Buddhas' Tears - published in catalogue for exhibition STILL; CONFLICT, CONSERVATION AND CONTEMPLATION - Private View
at METAL, Southend on Sea, 14th July 2011
April : Essay about work of Proboscis called 'In Through a Dark Lens: the Proboscis
Effect' published at www.proboscis.org.uk/2665/in-through-a-dark-lens-by-bronac-ferran
April: Essay on Brazilian art and technology
commissioned by Royal College of Art
May - Contributed to Hybrid Arts Jury, Prix Ars Electronica,Linz and lead
edited Jury Statement
April 2011 - Writer in residence at METAL, Southend on Sea
Organised workshop at Santa Monica in Barcelona for British Council and contributed to panel discussion about Art and Science
Invited to workshop about water and sustainability at Southend-on-Sea in Essex in England convened by Peter Thornton
chaired by Jude Kelly (OBE) in association with METAL the artists project in Southend and elsewhere. Others attending
included designers, artists, engineers and policy-makers.
Article drawing from keynote at 'The Lovely Weather' conference in Donegal in November
published in Leonardo Transactions www.leonardo-transactions.com/announcements
Article co-authored with Professor Paul Ulhas
Macneill on Art and Bioethics: Shifts in Understanding Across Genres, published in
Springer Online Journal of Bioethical Inquiry
21st January: Presentation at Brazil: The Cultural Contemporary conference at Royal
College of Art addressing aspects of the Brasilian 'cultural imaginary' from perspectives of inventiveness and hi-lo tech