Susana Mendes Silva
Since the beginning
Works in Lisboa Portugal

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BIO
Susana Mendes Silva (Lisbon, 1972) is a visual artist that lives and works in London and Lisbon. She studied Sculpture in FBAUL (Lisbon, PT), and is a PhD candidate in Fine Art (Studio Based Research), Goldsmiths College, London. She was awarded a grant from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.
Her work reflects about the intimate, the everyday and the artworld codes and processes, and it develops in a rhizomatic way experimenting and using several media.

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DISCUSSION

Fwd: Upgrade! Lisbon em Oklahoma City


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> programacao apresentada por Lisboa conta com os seguintes proje=
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> um concerto/live performance no Tiny Noise Festival (comissariado
> pelos nucleos de Skopje e Sofia);
> um workshop com o titulo "The medium behind the message"
> uma instalacao interactiva, "Untilted #06
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> Andre Sier:
> uma instalacao interactiva, "747.3"
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> Patricia Gouveia e Nuno Correia:
> uma instalacao interactiva a partir do projecto online "Role-=

> playing Egas"
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> Susana Mendes Silva:
> uma performance online, "art_room #3"
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> receita DIY a artista Paula Roush (aka msdm), que preparou um
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> Um encontro mensal de artistas, curators e interessados nos
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> A monthly gathering of new media artists, curators and interested
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sorry for cross posting

susana mendes silva
www.susanamendessilva.com
arslonga@netcabo.pt

DISCUSSION

Fwd: Demonstration in beirut tomorrow


Hi to all,

I hope that some of you can help Zena el-Khalil, who is an artist
living difficult times in Beirut.
Please read her message and see if you can give her some reliable
media and political contacts.

thanks
peace

susana

susana mendes silva
www.susanamendessilva.com
arslonga@netcabo.pt

Begin forwarded message:

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> Dearest Friends and Supporters and Loved Ones,
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> I am afraid I am too exhausted to write up a diary for today.. Been
> working
> so hard all day on so many things. Everything from solving the half a
> million refugee problem we now have to keeping my parents calm, to
> trying to
> contact international media to tell them about what is going on.
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> So many of you have asked me how you can help; I can tell you now,
> what we
> need so much of is media coverage that highlights the reality of the
> situation in Lebanon. I watched a bit of CNN today and I was shocked.
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> I am working with several NGOs, volunteers, activists, etc to reach
> the
> international media. To reach the world...
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> HOW YOU CAN HELP:
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> 1. contact the media and let them know about what is going on
> 2. contact your local politicians and ask them to step in
> 3. send me reliable media contacts that I can either send my
> stories to or
> inform them about events, medical needs, etc.
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> In the meantime, you can also help by passing around the below
> message to
> any good/effective/reliable media sources you may have. We really
> need to
> get the international press there so the world can see us!
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> An invitation for a demonstration against the Israeli Attacks on
> Lebanon
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> A group of civil society organizations "Lil Hayat" (For Life)
> invites all
> Lebanese to gather in front of the UN House (ESCWA) in Riad El Solh
> Square
> in Beirut at 11 am on Thursday July 20, 2006 to march to the
> European Union
> Headquarters in Saifi. The gathering will be submitting a statement in
> protest of the Israeli attacks and calling on the mobilization of
> the world
> to stop the Israeli attacks on
> Lebanon.
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> Be many so we can be one.
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> Thank you to all for your wonderful support... So many of you I
> have never
> met.. Hopefully one day I will be able to invite you to my home in
> Beirut...
> It will be a sunny day. The breeze will be blowing just right...
> Maybe we
> will drink matee, maybe arak? We will joke and laugh. And my
> children will
> be running around with flowers in their hair.
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> With love,
> Zena el-Khalil
>

DISCUSSION

DISCUSSION

Re: Re: Re: New Media Ghetto


Hi (ola) Helio,

That's also true in Portugal (about new media in institutions and museums).
And, yes, artists don't live in a ghetto...We live connected to other
artists, theorists and curators throughout the world.

Susana Mendes Silva
arslonga@netcabo.pt

> From: Helio Nunes <dedalu@dedalu.art.br>
> Reply-To: Helio Nunes <dedalu@dedalu.art.br>
> Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2006 10:54:06 -0300
> To: list@rhizome.org
> Subject: Re: RHIZOME_RAW: Re: Re: New Media Ghetto
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> On Tuesday 13 June 2006 22:34, Eric Dymond wrote:
>> bad. I always thought that was good thing, and still do. There is more
>> interest in virtual work than physical. The artists has control of the
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> This is true even here in Brazil (economic and artistic periphery); even here
> (or specially here) where our museums/institutions don't have enough
> structure to accommodate new media projects. I cannot see new media nor
> computer based contemporary art as a ghetto, but the contrary.
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> [], Helio Nunes
> * artista plastico
> * portfolio, artigos e diario de bordo:
> http://www.dedalu.art.br ou
> http://www.helionunes.art.br
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DISCUSSION

Re: Re:


Stop this

> From: mi_ga@o-o.lt
> Reply-To: mi_ga@o-o.lt
> Date: Sun, 9 Apr 2006 09:14:02 +0100 (IST)
> To: list@rhizome.org
> Subject: RHIZOME_RAW: Re:
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> mailia
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> list@rhizome.org wrote:
>> good stuff
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