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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6 December 2012 - Sounding the Archive

6 December 2012 – Sounding the Archive

Sounding the Archive Archiving, Documenting and Curating sound. James Bulley (Composer, Curator) Kathrine Sandys (Sound Artist, Curator) Fiorenzo Settimio Palermo (Hugh Davies Archivist, Edison Fellow at British Library) A talk exploring the contemporary landscape of archiving, documentation and the curation of sound works. The presentation will feature materials from the Hugh Davies archive at the...
The Thursday Club moving to Centre for Creative Collaboration Kings x

The Thursday Club moving to Centre for Creative Collaboration Kings x

The THURSDAY CLUB  is moving to  Centre for Creative Collaboration 16 Acton Street Kings Cross WC1X 9NG 6 – 9 pm View Larger Map
SPECIAL EVENT:::Tin Shed Gallery – Press Release  - Wednesday 14th November – Wednesday 20th November

SPECIAL EVENT:::Tin Shed Gallery – Press Release – Wednesday 14th November – Wednesday 20th November

Tin Shed Gallery – Press Release  Download the file here   Tin Shed Gallery – Press Release   Where: Tin Shed Gallery Ben Pimlott Building Foyer Goldsmiths College, New Cross   Private View & Panel:                                    Thursday 29th November, 6pm – 8.30pm   Exhibition open:                  Friday 30th November – Friday 14th December, 10am – 6pm. ...
25 October 2012 - a project on wireless sniffing (Utrecht, NL)

25 October 2012 – a project on wireless sniffing (Utrecht, NL)

http://aetheraddresses.tumblr.com/what http://aetheraddresses.tumblr.com/ * Brief bio Gabriel Menotti is an independent curator engaged with different forms of cinema. He has organised pirate screenings, remix film festivals, videogame championships, porn screenplay workshops, installations with film projectors, generative art exhibitions and academic seminars, among other things. His works and research results have been presented in events such as...
8 November 2012 - An exploration through Art-Creativity-Technology & Wellness

8 November 2012 – An exploration through Art-Creativity-Technology & Wellness

8 November 2012 – An exploration through Art-Creativity-Technology & Wellness Presenting R. Martin, R. Ashford, S. Joseph Moderated by :R. Miller At the Centre for Creative Collaborations 6pm-9pm ONE OF THE BEST THURSDAY CLUB EVENTS Your browser does not support the video tag Rain Ashford presentation Your browser does not support the video tag Your...
4 October 2012 - **EVENT** GEOGRAPHIES OF CRAFT - panel

4 October 2012 – **EVENT** GEOGRAPHIES OF CRAFT – panel

A THURSDAY CLUB EVENT 4TH OCTOBER 2012 Centre for Creative Collaboration 16 Acton Street Kings Cross WC1X 9NG Free event poster_GEOGRAPHIES OF CRAFT               Textile crafting is enjoying resurgence in popularity, of late. At the forefront of the revival is knitting, performed and practiced collectively in pubs, cafes or...
22 November 2012- The Girls Hacking Club present a 'women in technology' panel

22 November 2012- The Girls Hacking Club present a ‘women in technology’ panel

hursday 22nd November 2012 The Girls Hacking Club present a 'women in technology' panel. The information technology revolution is transforming almost every aspect of society, but girls and women are largely out of the loop. Although women surf the Web in equal numbers to men and make a majority of online purchases, few are involved...
31 May 2012 - Speculative art practices

31 May 2012 – Speculative art practices

The last in a series called Emergent Practices A monthly series of interdepartmental, knowledge sharing panels at Goldsmiths, curated by Mafalda Dâmaso (Dept of Visual Cultures) January to May 2012 The presentations will be followed by an open discussion. Name: Bill Psarras (Arts and Computational Technology) http://billpsarras.tumblr.com/ Title: Botanizing on the non-places: new media geographies...

29 March 2012 – Phenomenology as a method of enquiry

The presentation of two research papers will be followed by an open discussion. The third in a series of seminars 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. Claude...

26 January 2012 – Emergent Practices 1

Emergent Practices 1 A series of 4 panels convened by Mafalda Dâmaso (Visual Cultures, PhD researcher) on 26 Jan, 26 Feb, 26 March and 26 May. Emergent Practice aims to serve as a chance for doctoral students to discuss their work with their peers in an informal setting. The challenges of public engagement Bianca Elzenbaumer...

19 January 2012 – ALPHA VILLE

Alpha-ville is an organisation exploring the intersection between arts, technology and society. Its main activity is Alpha-ville Festival, a London based digital culture festival that has been running since 2009. The Alpha-ville Directors introduce International festival of Post Digital Culture SESSION WITH THE FESTIVAL DIRECTORS AND GUEST ARTISTS: Keiichi Matsuda & James Alliban presenting CELL,...

12 January 2012 – Jonathan Trayner

 regular series of events, performances, readings, papers and discussions that foreground debates in art and technology from 12 January through to 15 March 2012. Thursday 12 January 2012 Jonathan Trayner For the Hewers of Wood and Drawers of Water, 2010, replica tools (steel and wood) For the Hewers of Wood and Drawers of Water, 2010,...
13 October 2011 - Augmented Realities and Physical Spaces

13 October 2011 – Augmented Realities and Physical Spaces

            Augmented Realities and Physical Spaces Andy McWilliams will discuss Jaaga, the space he did a 3 month residency, and the work he prepared for it, his own personal development over that period, the evolution of the work. Parag K. Mital How can an embedded intelligence such as an iPhone...
29 September 2011 - What Part Can Creative Practice play in Times of Crisis

29 September 2011 – What Part Can Creative Practice play in Times of Crisis

                    Vinay Gupta  is one the world’s leading thinkers on infrastructure theory, state failure solutions, and managing global system risks including poverty/development and the environmental crisis. He works at both the theoretical level, building models and mapping tools like Simple Critical Infrastructure Maps (used by US...
9 June 2011 - Art's Chiastic Relationship with the law

9 June 2011 – Art’s Chiastic Relationship with the law

Internet art has been characterised as providing a particularly effective means to critique the force of the law through its employment of networked digital technologies (Stallabrass, 2003; Paul, 2003). This reflects a more general understanding of the law and art as being in an oppositional relationship (Douzinas & Nead, 1999). However, Jeremy will propose that...
12 May 2011 - Dark Mechanics A night of experimental electronic music and art

12 May 2011 – Dark Mechanics A night of experimental electronic music and art

Dark Mechanics are an electronic music collective using (vintage and modern) analogue electronic music equipment including synthesisers, sequencers, drum machines, FX etc… “Dark Mechanics is a renaissance mission into the world of analogue synthesis, to propagate warm electric signals amongst the masses as an antidote to staid modern notions of electronic music production” It is...

5 May 2011 – Waterwheel is a networked/telematic installation performance on the theme of WATER, initiated by Suzon Fuks, Australia Council Fellow

A skype presentation by Suzon Fuks Australia Council for the Arts Fellow Co-artistic director IGNEOUS was born in Brussels, trained in dance, theatre & music (69-76), and moved to Australia in 1996. Co-artistic director of Igneous, she created the multimedia projections for, and directed, most of its productions. She gives lectures and workshops in Australia...
31 March 2011 - Genetic Moo: Imagined Future Evolutions

31 March 2011 – Genetic Moo: Imagined Future Evolutions

                Genetic Moo: Imagined Future Evolutions     Since 2006 Genetic Moo have been developing a series of interactive video projections. In this presentation, Genetic Moo will discuss their interactive video installations where mutated human-sea-life forms both disgust and delight audiences. They will explain their inspirations, the technologies...
24 March 2011 - Ollie Bown and Sam Britton Icarus generative music making

24 March 2011 – Ollie Bown and Sam Britton Icarus generative music making

                      Icarus is the experimental music duo of Ollie Bown and Sam Britton. In 2010 they performed in absentia at the North Sea Jazz Festival with trumpeter Tom Arthurs and bass clarinetist Lothar Ohlmeier, using interactive and generative software to do the work for them....
10 March 2011 - Variable 4: A dynamical composition for weather systems James Bulley and Daniel Jones

10 March 2011 – Variable 4: A dynamical composition for weather systems James Bulley and Daniel Jones

                    Variable 4 transforms weather patterns into a living musical composition with the same unpredictability as the elements themselves. Using meteorological sensors connected to a custom software environment developed by the artists, the wild weather conditions of the Kent coastland act as composer, navigating through a...
24 February 2011 - Christiane Paul (Curator), Frieder Nake (artist) in conversation with Lanfranco Aceti, conference Chair, ISEA Istanbul 2011

24 February 2011 – Christiane Paul (Curator), Frieder Nake (artist) in conversation with Lanfranco Aceti, conference Chair, ISEA Istanbul 2011

Christiane Paul (Curator), Frieder Nake (artist) in conversation with Lanfranco Aceti, conference Chair, ISEA Istanbul 2011   Christiane Paul is the Adjunct Curator of New Media Arts at the Whitney Museum of American Art and the director of Intelligent Agent (www.intelligentagent.com). Currently she also teaches in the MFA computer arts department at the School of...
17 February 2011 - Phi Books, the Phi Film and recent exploration of an embodied story telling.

17 February 2011 – Phi Books, the Phi Film and recent exploration of an embodied story telling.

              Alexandra Antonopoulou, and Eleanor Dare: Phi Books, the Phi Film and recent exploration of an embodied story telling interface using motion capture technology with the support of Marco Gilles, Department of Computing. The Phi books is a collaborative project between Alexandra Antonopoulou, a designer and children’s book writer-illustrator...
3 February 2011 - Julie Freeman and Denis Roche on art/science collaborations

3 February 2011 – Julie Freeman and Denis Roche on art/science collaborations

                Julie Freeman and Denis Roche on art/science collaborations chaired by Janis Jefferies Julie Freeman’s work explores transforming complex processes into sound compositions, objects and visualisations. Her work spans visual, audio and digital art forms and explores the relationship between science, nature and how humans interact with it....
27 January 2011- Roshini Kempadoo: Domino Effects

27 January 2011- Roshini Kempadoo: Domino Effects

Roshini Kempadoo: Domino Effects   Roshini will discuss Domino Effects a multimedia interactive artwork available as a touring art installation from 2010 and beyond. It involves an inter-disciplinary approach to research and a creative outcome, involving HCI design, visual culture, performance, sonic environments, postcolonial and global studies, and creole theories. Online research/art production: Amendments: A...

20 January 2011 – Media and Arts Technology at Queen Mary, University of London

Media and Arts Technology at Queen Mary, University of London: a presentation of short films by 4 practice based researchers as part of their doctoral training course.                     The films contain interviews with peers in their fields including artists, scientists, performers and musicians. The students have...