Friday, April 11, 2008

Synthetic Performances

A series of reenactments of historical performances inside synthetic worlds such as Second Life. All the actions are performed by Eva and Franco Mattes through their avatars, which were constructed from their bodies and faces. People can attend and interact with the live performances connecting to the video-game from all over the world. The series started in January 2007.

«It was such a good idea, I'm sort of jealous that it never crossed my mind» Marina Abramovic, ARTnews, February 2008

Multiple Perspectives in a Contemporary Art Context

Barnes Lecture Theatre on Thursday 17th April from 3 - 5pm for a Practice-led Research Symposium. Speakers Judit Bodor, Katrina Brown, and Christine Borland, will offer particular insight of the role of research, specifically in the domains of cultural theory, curation, and art practice.