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

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BIO
Marc Garrett is co-director and co-founder, with artist Ruth Catlow of the Internet arts collectives and communities – Furtherfield.org, Furthernoise.org, Netbehaviour.org, also co-founder and co-curator/director of the gallery space formerly known as 'HTTP Gallery' now called the Furtherfield Gallery in London (Finsbury Park), UK. Co-curating various contemporary Media Arts exhibitions, projects nationally and internationally. Co-editor of 'Artists Re:Thinking Games' with Ruth Catlow and Corrado Morgana 2010. Hosted Furtherfield's critically acclaimed weekly broadcast on UK's Resonance FM Radio, a series of hour long live interviews with people working at the edge of contemporary practices in art, technology & social change. Currently doing an Art history Phd at the University of London, Birkbeck College.

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) with Heath Bunting on Cybercafe BBS with Irational.org.

Our mission is to co-create extraordinary art that connects with contemporary audiences providing innovative, engaging and inclusive digital and physical spaces for appreciating and participating in practices in art, technology and social change. As well as finding alternative ways around already dominating hegemonies, thus claiming for ourselves and our peer networks a culturally aware and critical dialogue beyond traditional hierarchical behaviours. Influenced by situationist theory, fluxus, free and open source culture, and processes of self-education and peer learning, in an art, activist and community context.
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DISCUSSION

RHIZOME_RAW: man turns into mickey


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RHIZOME_RAW: What Is A Terrorist?


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terrorists for may years, killing civilians everyday.
Spain does not bomb the basque regions...

so how come Bush was allowed to bomb Afghanistan?

What Is A Terrorist?
http://www.commondreams.org/views02/0501-02.htm

Bush could be enlightened on this one...

marc

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<DIV>Spain does not bomb the basque regions...</DIV>
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<DIV>so how come Bush was allowed to bomb Afghanistan?</DIV>
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<DIV>Bush could be enlightened on this one...&nbsp;</DIV>
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RHIZOME_RAW: camouflaged by paranoia


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Blankcamouflaged by paranoia

trying to show only the parts of

the body one feels comfortable with

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RHIZOME_RAW: psychology of a Police officer


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(dealing with an offender)

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DISCUSSION

Re: Surveillance Camera Players DID NOT come to Soho


May be they afraid of being captured on film lol

marc

> Next time, an important part of the planning for this type event is to
make
> sure THE ARTIST SHOWS UP!
>
> Still shaking my head over a wasted hour.
>
> --
> Joseph Franklyn McElroy
> Cor[porat]e [Per]form[ance] Art[ist]T
> Take the Survey everyone is talking about...
> http://www.electrichands.com/genius2000
> Electric Hands, Inc
> www.electrichands.com
> 212-255-4527
>
>
>
> Quoting Steve Dietz <sub@yproductions.com>:
>
> > Last chance.
> >
> > The Surveillance Camera Players lead a walking tour of the Soho area on
> > Saturday 18th May from 2-3pm. Meet first in the New Museum lobby.
Members
> > of
> > the public who accompany the artists will be given maps of the area
showing
> > the locations and different types of surveillance cameras in the streets
> > around them.
> >
> > SCP's walking tour is part of Open_Source_Art_Hack, on view at the New
> > Museum through the end of June.
> >
> > Video of SCP's performance of "Amnesia" in Times Square is also now
> > viewable
> > in the Window on Broadway at the New Museum.
> >
> > SCP on OSAH
> > http://www.netartcommons.net/article.pl?sid/04/26/1717201&mode=thread
> > SCP website: http://www.notbored.org/the-scp.html
> >
> > s
> >
> > Steve Dietz
> > Curator New Media, Walker Art Center
> > gallery9.walkerart.org
> > www.netartcommons.net
> > www.mnartists.org
> >
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