Upgrade Vancouver//with David Jhave Johnston

POSTED BY: Kate Armstrong | Fri Mar 17th, 2006 3:05 p.m.

Get springy!

Join us Thursday, March 23rd at 8pm for a talk by David Jhave Johnston.
Jhave will talk about his digital poetry and curatorial projects. This will include a swift glance at Year01 public art projects Teletaxi and Transmedia 29:59 in the context of an evolution from installation-based in-situ works. Then he will give a rapid overview of his 2005 work as artist--in-residence at Le Chambre Blanche, project creator of Etay, and curator of Code; and presentation of two future projects that are in process: Amputation Box and Macroscope.

David Jhave Johnston is a digital poet and curatorial member of the Year01 collective. Jhave has been involved in numerous collaborative and solo digital and in-situ art practises (working with among others: Champ Libre,Bioteknica,, ContinentX, Le Chambre Blanche, ActiveText, Symbiosis, Zoi...). His work has been exhibited at 2 new media Biennales:Montreal '03 & Toronto '04.

As always, we will adjourn after the talk to the Whip Gallery [209 east 6th avenue] for a drink and some chatter. Everyone welcome!

When: Thursday, March 23 at 8pm
Where: Western Front, 303 East 8th Avenue, Vancouver, Canada


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