marc garrett
Since the beginning
Works in London United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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BIO
Net artist, media artist, curator, writer, street artist, activist, educationalist and musician. Emerging in the late 80's from the streets exploring creativity via agit-art tactics. Using unofficial, experimental platforms such as the streets, pirate radio such as the locally popular 'Savage Yet Tender' alternative broadcasting 1980's group, net broadcasts, BBS systems, performance, intervention, events, pamphlets, warehouses and gallery spaces. In the early nineties, was co-sysop (systems operator) for a while with Heath Bunting on Cybercafe BBS, dedicated to arts, technology and hacking.

Co-director and co-founder, with artist Ruth Catlow of the net arts collectives and communities- furtherfield.org, furthernoise.org, netbehaviour.org, also cofounder and co-curator/director of the gallery space called HTTP Gallery in London, UK. Currently involved in co-running, collaborating with many others on Node.London. Also co-curating various contemporary Media Arts exhibitions, nationally and Internationally such as Game/play a touring exhibiton.
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DISCUSSION

Review of Nathaniel Stern’s Interactive Art and Embodiment: The Implicit Body As Performance


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Robert Jackson reviews Nathaniel Stern's Interactive Art and Embodiment: The Implicit Body as Performance (2013): a critical framework that argues for the importance of embodiment in digital interactive art together with a constitutive philosophy of relationality, movement, materiality and process.

We’d be interested to know your own views regarding the content of this review by Robert Jackson and his critique on Nathaniel Stern’s publication. If you wish to add comments you are very welcome to chat here or (however, please leave a copy of your thoughts under the actual review/article on the site or on netbehaviour.org). I’m sharing this with those who I think may be interested in the subject, the ideas, the artists and the social contexts and the culture…

http://www.furtherfield.org/features/reviews/performance-infrastructure-review-interactive-art-and-embodiment-implicit-body-perf

DISCUSSION

(Conceptual) Art, Cryptocurrency and Beyond.


(Conceptual) Art, Cryptocurrency and Beyond.

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Rob Myers brings together the history of conceptual art and the future of Bitcoin-style blockchain technology for what would have been a panel presentation at The White Building for V&A Digital Futures: Money No Object.

http://www.furtherfield.org/features/articles/conceptual-art-cryptocurrency-and-beyond

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Data as Culture


Data as Culture

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Review/article by Daniel Rourke

Rourke wallows in curator Shiri Shalmy's ongoing project Data as Culture, examining works by Paolo Cirio and James Bridle that deal explicitly with the concatenation of data. What happens when society is governed by a regime of data about data, increasingly divorced from the symbolic?

http://www.furtherfield.org/features/reviews/data-culture

DISCUSSION

Data as Culture


Data as Culture

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Review/article by Daniel Rourke

Rourke wallows in curator Shiri Shalmy's ongoing project Data as Culture, examining works by Paolo Cirio and James Bridle that deal explicitly with the concatenation of data. What happens when society is governed by a regime of data about data, increasingly divorced from the symbolic?

http://www.furtherfield.org/features/reviews/data-culture

DISCUSSION

Digital pleasure in the aesthetic artefact | Review of HOLO Magazine


Book Review | Digital pleasure in the aesthetic artefact |

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By Mark Hancock.

You know a book review is going well when you disengage your critical mind and find yourself falling into the text and just soaking up everything you're reading. HOLO magazine gets you like that. I don't think it's too much of an exaggeration to say that HOLO magazine is itself a work of art. And a solid, thick volume at that. In an era when many mainstream art magazines produce something that could easily fit into a satchel or handbag, HOLO sits on the table like a portable gallery space.

http://www.furtherfield.org/features/reviews/digital-pleasure-aesthetic-artefact