mark cooley
Since 2002
Works in United States of America

PORTFOLIO (9)
BIO
Mark Cooley is an interdisciplinary artist interested in exploring the intersections of art, activism and institutional critique in a variety of contexts. Subjects of particular interest are U.S. foreign policy, corporate culture, and the political economy of new technologies. Recently, Mark has focused his attention on food production and consumption and the ways in which artists may mediate in these processes.

http://www.flawedart.net

Extrapolations


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Call for projects

Wigged Productions in collaboration with curator Humberto Ramirez is seeking Web-based artists working in video, animation and netart to contribute projects for an online exhibition addressing the concept of "EXTRAPOLATIONS" We are particularly interested in works situated outside of mainstream visual strategies, using anachronism, simulacra, radical denial, historical revision, nonlinear narratives, humor etc. The idea of critique as an oblique activity, tangential and tactical is central to this project.

In order to submit your work for consideration, please provide your name, title of project, short synopsis and URL address by email to extrapolations@hotmail.com, or alternatively send DVD with QuickTime movie or miniDV by May 25, 2006 with requested information to:

EXTRAPOLATIONS
P.O BOX 1637
BRATTLEBORO, VT 05302-1637

The online exhibition will run from July 1, 2006 through June 15, 2007 and the deadline for submissions is May 20, 2006.

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Mobilefest 2006 Symposium


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Call for papers and projects

MOBILEFEST is the First International Festival of Mobile Art and Creativity, and will take place in September, in São Paulo, Brazil. In its first edition, it aims to discuss the sociological, cultural and esthetics implications that mobile phones and their technologies have been promoting globally. In fact, the global transformations the world has been gone through have modified the way we realize, interpret and represent reality.

Nowadays the great majority of people worldwide make use of numerous mobile devices, and artists, engineers, technologists and civil society propose new applications daily for the use of this recent technology. Therefore, within this context comes MOBILEFEST - International Festival of Mobile Art and Creativity, a Brazilian project that consists of the realization of an international symposium, awarding of the best national works that involve mobile technology and educational workshops.

MOBILEFEST 2006 seeks paper and presentation proposals responding to the Symposium themes:

How can Mobile Technology contribute to democracy, culture, art, ecology, peace, education, health and third-sector?


SUBMISSION PROCEDURE FOR OPEN CALLS:

Submissions should be sent by February 28th 2006 via email to
papers@mobilefest.org , papers@mobilefest.com.br including the following information:

ge:
Country:
City:
Telephone number:
Mobile number:
University (optional):
University level (optional):
Proposed category (democracy, culture, art, ecology, peace, education, health and third-sector):

Papers submitted are limited to 30 minutes.
Paper presenters will be grouped thematically according to the proposed category.
Submissions should include a brief description of the proposed presentation (up to 200 words) inclusive work and participants along with appropriate documentation. (rtf, doc or pdf)

Send your submission to: papers@mobilefest.org or papers@mobilefest.com.br

ions will be Webcast live and also available as podcasts immediately following presentation.

DEADLINES - IMPORTANT DATES:
Submission of proposal abstracts: May 11th, 2006
Notification: June 1th, 2006 ...

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Memory Balloon



This inflatable USB drive called the

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Neterotopia


Neterotopia has invited 11 artists to choose web site and use the spaces, usually intended for advertising.

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The project is inspired by Michel Foucault

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Bent - Circuit Bending Festival


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BENT (2004, 8.43MB, 5 min. )

This short documentary explains what circuit bending is
and why you want to attend BENT 2006 , the Third International
Circuit Bending Festival , April 19-23, in NYC.

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