DATA @ Darklight Special Event!
Event: DATA 2.0 No. 31
Speakers: Karl Klomp, Wolf Lieser, Jane Tynan, Aileen Corkery
Date: Thursday June 26, 2008, 8-10pm
Venue: Filmbase, Curved Street Building, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
The Dublin Arts and Technology Association is proud to present DATA 2.0 No. 31 in collaboration with the Darklight Festival. It will be, as usual, an informal gathering of interested parties, open to the public, where a group of invited speakers will present their art/technology practice and work-in progress.
The DATA @ Darklight Special Event sees presentations by three international curators and cultural commentators followed by a talk and vj performance by Dutch media artist Karl Klomp.
Karl Klomp (Netherlands) is a media-artist, vj and theater technician with a research focus on live audiovisual expressions and interfacing. He has a fascination for glitch-art, visual glitch, video interruption or hyperkinetic audio visuals, dealing with video circuit bending, frame grabbing, hardware interfacing and max programming. He is also doing commissioned video hardware tools together with Tom Verbruggen (Toktek); they play live av performance mnk_toktek across the country. As part of Darklight, Klomp will give one of his audio/video circuit bending workshops, which often in collaboration with Gijs Gieskes via AllesLos.. In 2005 Klomp collaborated with dePonk collective, international holding company of artists.
Wolf Lieser (Germany) is the director of the Gallery [DAM] in Berlin. Since 2003 the gallery has exhibited both early pioneers in digital art and contemporary practitioners. He is also the founder of the Digital Art Museum which aims to become “the worlds leading resource for the history and practice of digital fine art”. The online archive features artists working in the field from as far back as 1956.
Jane Tynan (UK) is a cultural studies lecturer at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, University of the Arts, London. She has taught and published on contemporary art and design, cultural history and art and design education. She has contributed to exhibition catalogues, Film West, Circa, The Irish Times and Time Out (London).
Aileen Corkery (UK / Ireland) is a curator, commissioner/producer and arts consultant currently based in London. She has worked extensively with artists including Matthew Barney, Richard Billingham, Paul McCarthy, Jason Rhoades, TJ Wilcox, Roni Horn, McDermott & McGough, Phil Collins and Gerard Byrne. She has worked in both the private and public art worlds for Hauser & Wirth Zurich London and Artangel.