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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2 May 2013 - Laika : Eulogies and Prophecies by Lior Lerman and Jonathan Shohet

2 May 2013 – Laika : Eulogies and Prophecies by Lior Lerman and Jonathan Shohet

Laika : Eulogies and Prophecies Compiling an Encyclopedia of Contemporary Mythology By Lior Lerman and Jonathan Shohet At the C4CC (Centre for Creative collaboration) website     Laika – Eulogies and Prophecies is the second part in a series of performances about the way people have looked towards and away from the future during the...
14 May 2013 - BIOMEDIATIONS: ART, LIFE, MEDIA - One-day symposium

14 May 2013 – BIOMEDIATIONS: ART, LIFE, MEDIA – One-day symposium

BIOMEDIATIONS: ART, LIFE, MEDIA One-day symposium at Goldsmiths, University of London Date: Tuesday 14 May 2013 Venue: New Cross, MRB Screen 1 The event is free and open to all. Programme bellow but also available to download here  Symposium description: ‘Life’ signifies many things. To begin with, it is a philosophical abstraction referring to our...
28 Feb 2013 - Sean Cubitt - The Order of Display from lithography to raster

28 Feb 2013 – Sean Cubitt – The Order of Display from lithography to raster

Ben Pimlott lecture theatre Ben Pimlott Building, Goldsmiths, New Cross Thursday Club 28th February 2013 - 6-8pm Sean Cubitt The Order of Display from lithography to raster   The progressive scanning that dominates screen displays (and its close relatives among digital printing technologies) has a genealogy taking us back through the Trinitron mask and the Dzworykin...
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. ...
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...
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...

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...
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...
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...
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...