The Thursday Club is an open forum discussion group for anyone interested in the theories and practices of cross-disciplinarity, interactivity, technologies and philosophies of the state-of-the-art in today’s (and tomorrow’s) cultural landscape(s).
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SPECULATIVE ART PRACTICES

SPECULATIVE ART PRACTICES

Name: Bill Psarras (Arts and Computational Technology) http://billpsarras.tumblr.com/ Title: Botanizing on the non-places: new media geographies of everyday life Through my talk I will aim to approach several speculative ideas of my PhD practice regarding a series of artistic outputs/experiments that I am already practicing and researching concerning the conjunction of walking process, new media...
15 March 2012- The need for a paradigm change - Emeritus Professor John Wood

15 March 2012- The need for a paradigm change – Emeritus Professor John Wood

John’s artworks in the mid 1960′s used electronic systems to make musical installations and toys. Troubled by the impending crises of biodiversity depletion and climate change he then developed systems for informing practising designers and for re-designing design. He is currently setting up a metadesign network in a number of countries. http://metadesigners.org/ http://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/journals/view-Journal,id=154 http://deafschoolmusic.com/ http://twitter.com/#!/TheRevMaxRipple...
Dislocation: Questions of war, place, trauma and context in the transmediations of art on public giant screens

Dislocation: Questions of war, place, trauma and context in the transmediations of art on public giant screens

1 March 2012 - ART, CULTURE, MEMORY AND TRAUMA: Current curatorial and artistic practices and traumatic inheritance of social and political conflictual events,memorialization and aesthetization

1 March 2012 – ART, CULTURE, MEMORY AND TRAUMA: Current curatorial and artistic practices and traumatic inheritance of social and political conflictual events,memorialization and aesthetization

Part1 _ Part2 _ The symposium Art, Culture, Memory and Trauma will take place Thursday 1 March2012 at Goldsmiths, University of London as part of the Thursday Club. The symposium is part of the art initiative Through the Roadblocks, by NeMe. The event is hosted by Professor Janis Jefferies, Goldsmiths and is organized in collaboration...
23 February 2012 - THEORIES OF EMERGENCE

23 February 2012 – THEORIES OF EMERGENCE

The second in a series of seminars specially convened by Mafalda Dâmaso for the Thursday Club and the Graduate School. Emergent Practice aims to serve as a chance for doctoral students to discuss their work with their peers in an informal setting. image Emergent Practice aims to serve as a chance for doctoral students to...
9 February 2012 - Cross-Wired: Sonified Generative Environments

9 February 2012 – Cross-Wired: Sonified Generative Environments

_ Paul will talk about the aesthetics, techniques and philosophies behind his visual music performance works as well as an overview of the research interests that lay at the core of Dataisnature.com Biography Paul Prudence is a audio-visual performer and installation artist working with computational, algorithmic and generative environments. His work, which had been shown...