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The Unstitute is an Evolving Interactive Environment which consists of a series of makeshift sites and excavations created in the form of a digital burrow. Built to offer challenges to establishment language and practise, The Unstitute creates and curates multi-media digital projects, manifesto writing machines and anarchic web-design as well as supporting up to four online residencies per year and a monthly video-channel as a part of its ongoing Participation programme.

Each department of The Unstitute's virtual building constitutes a series of movements which proliferate into extensions and entrances, holes and dead-ends, annexes and chambers - never singular, absolute, permanent, profound – always plural, temporary, mobile, superficial.

For more information contact us at theunstitute@gmail.com
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EVENT

The Unstitute: Dawn Nye at The Projection Room


Dates:
Thu Jan 16, 2014 13:15 - Sat Feb 15, 2014

THE PROJECTION ROOM

Screening #5
15th January - 15th February 2013

Dawn Nye

American Love Story: A Landscape in Sequence (Parts 1-3)


Part of an ongoing collaboration between artists Dawn Nye and Katrazyna Randall, this is a true story told from memory and visually investigated through the lens of one very far removed. Looking through the idyllic frame of the rural American landscape, the narrator leads tells the story of a culture where death is the mundane thread of daily existence and comfort food marks the limited boundaries of hope.

Throughout the centuries the landscape has been imbued with the hope, fear, honor, righteousness, delicacy, power and the faith of man. This video investigates that history through a contemporary lens and seeks to find a relationship between the romantic, the tragic and the everyday.

The Projection Room at The Unstitute was created to show experimental video art. Works are selected on the basis of their ability to provoke thought, reaction and engagement on the visual, audible and conceptual levels, whether in a positive or negative fashion. Videos are not selected on the basis of technical merit or aspiration to conventional standards.

If you would like to apply for a screening in the Projection Room, please visit:
http://theunstitute.org/Screening.Room.Apply.html

Future Projection Room screenings include: Toby Tatum, Dakota Gearhart, Matthew Williamson and more to be announced...

Past Screenings Archive:
http://theunstitute.org/Screening.Room.Archive.html



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The Unstitute: Project Updates & Opportunities


Dates:
Thu Jan 09, 2014 11:15 - Thu Jan 30, 2014

#1: Under Construction at The Unstitute:

"...drifting towards (x)"
The Siege/World's End
http://theunstitute.org/drifting_pages/Drifting.Home.1.html

"A million million landscapes of the surreal lurked along that single pavement." CADE

The Unstitute continues to rummage through and make sense of the morass of material sent by CADE, the maverick urbanist, attempting to assemble the archive "...drifting towards (x)"

Part 2 of this interactive environment is a series of micro-narratives documenting the violence and inertia which gripped London in October 2012. "The Siege/World's End" does not offer two distinct paths for the flâneur through the labyrinthine, mutable city, but instead offers a series of cul-de-sacs, dead-ends or no-through-roads in the mental landscape; locales hazardous in their normality.

"Pseudo-Führers, scapegoatism, the appearance of random corpses, arson, territorial disputes, animal cruelty; each street-corner reveals new topographies of nihilism, new traps which proliferate the metropolis, new narratives permeating the coherent structure of reality." Bettany Unction, Chief Curator at The Unstitute

Navigating the "..drifting towards (x)" : a user's guide

The Siege / World's End

#2: Now showing at The Unstitute:

FUTURE_DEATH_TOLL
'PRISONASACORPORATION'
http://theunstitute.org/Projection.Room.html

The Unstitute continues to offer monthly screenings of experimental videos.

"FUTURE_DEATH_TOLL (F-DT) is a multidisciplinary collective creating work that circumvents the normal bounds that geographic locations and physical media impose on an art form. In a society where choice and personal privacy are increasingly under attack, the struggle for personal empowerment has become the pulled lynchpin to the derailment of human evolution. By confronting and harnessing technology we hope to create tools to orientate our post-evolutionary selves.
F-DT is a throbbing mess of noise that eats technology and shits performance art."

PRISONASACORPORATION

#3: Permanent Collection at The Unstitute:

Spatio-Mnemonic
Stuart Mel Wilson
http://theunstitute.org/Spatio.Mnemonic.html

Stuart Mel Wilson's harrowing and intensive 3-month residency at The Unstitute has now concluded; a gargantuan assembly of words, images and videos standing at the edge of language. Come inside...

"all part of me are dyslexic so are the answers,
they show extreme and the are, it a demonstation of the script we all have, which are extreme in are head but still define are action. mixing that and giving my split personalitys there script are part of my own script which define aspects of myself"

Stuart Mel Wilson

#4: Upcoming at The Unstitute:

Spatio-Mnemonic
Iain Rayner

The next residency in the Spatio-Mnemonic series, 15th January-15th April 2014

"This residency is not art. It is not tricky or sensational, it is just a discreet, digestible part of everything else. What is the everything else I am referring to? It’s my liver gurgling, out of my control but still part of me. It’s my tax return that has never been seen by human eyes, but lies like a cold war sleeper in an electronic vault somewhere. It’s the infinite darkness of the night sky, which is many shades paler than the quilted void of my childhood divan. It’s the tension that draws things together rather than pushes them apart. It’s the entropic taxis that lures us onward to an unseen glow on the horizon. It’s the whole lot."

#5: Forthcoming at The Unstitute:

Dawn Nye's video 'American Love Story: A Landscape in Sequence' will be screening in Projection Room from 15th January to 15th February 2014

To view opportunities at The Unstitute, please explore the Participation page:
http://theunstitute.org/Participation.html


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The Unstitute: Future Death Toll 'PRISONASACORPORATION'


Dates:
Sun Dec 15, 2013 19:30 - Wed Jan 15, 2014

THE PROJECTION ROOM

The Projection Room at The Unstitute was created to show experimental video art. Works are selected on the basis of their ability to provoke thought, reaction and engagement on the visual, audible and conceptual levels, whether in a positive or negative fashion. Videos are not selected on the basis of technical merit or aspiration to conventional standards.

Screening #4

FUTURE DEATH TOLL

'PRISONASACORPORATION'


15th December 2013 - 15th January 2014

Go to the video: http://theunstitute.org/Projection.Room.html

FUTURE DEATH TOLL (F-DT) is a multidisciplinary collective creating work that circumvent the normal bounds that geographic locations and physical media impose on an art form. In a society where choice and personal privacy are increasingly under attack, the struggle for personal empowerment has become the pulled lynchpin to the derailment of human evolution. By confronting and harnessing technology we hope to create tools to orientate our post-evolutionary selves. F-DT is a throbbing mess of noise.

The Projection Room application details: http://theunstitute.org/Screening.Room.Apply.html

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The Unstitute: Last Chance To See...Mladen Stropnik: Fat & Virtual


Dates:
Sun Dec 01, 2013 21:25 - Sun Dec 15, 2013

The Unstitute presents Mladen Stropnik's 'Fat & Virtual' - an eclectic collection of short videos that portray the artist and his multiple on-screen personalities.

The Projection Room at The Unstitute was created to show experimental video art. Works are selected on the basis of their ability to provoke thought, reaction and engagement on the visual, audible and conceptual levels, whether in a positive or negative fashion. Videos are not selected on the basis of technical merit or aspiration to conventional standards.

If you would like to apply for a screening in the Projection Room, please visit:
http://theunstitute.org/Screening.Room.Apply.html

Future Projection Room screenings include: FUTURE DEATH TOLL, Dawn Nye, Toby Tatum, Dakota Gearhart, Matthew Williamson and more to be announced...


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The Unstitute: "...drifting towards (x)" update #2 - World's End / The Siege


Dates:
Wed Dec 04, 2013 19:35 - Thu Dec 04, 2014

The Unstitute is an Evolving Interactive Environment

World's End / The Siege

Evermore drifting tangentially from civic norms, the population of London divide into two seemingly distinct groups: the Inert and the Hostile. Both exhibit symptoms of the affliction known only as (x). From the old man burying his food in a hole in the ground for safekeeping, to the people shipwrecked on a reef of apathy on their way to work, the glue of social cohesion is scoured by a casual nihilism.

CADE, the maverick topographer, has traipsed the streets from Belgravia to Peckham like a bloodhound to reveal the territorial disputes, clan-dominated enclaves and community group fascism of this neo-London, a citizenry unconstrained by class or status, governed only by the sinister topography of the streets and buildings themselves.

Come inside and explore the archive.