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).
Armin Medosch died on February 23rd 2017 | Theorist, curator, writer, a radical visionary, a friend.

Armin Medosch died on February 23rd 2017 | Theorist, curator, writer, a radical visionary, a friend.

NEWS   We were all very saddened to learn the news that Armin Medosch died on February 23rd 2017. He gave the last evening Thursday Club of the Autumn season on October 6th 2016. Listen the Podcast here : DOWNLOAD We recorded the launch of his wonderful New Tendencies – Art at the...
Thursday 6 October 2016 || New Tendencies, Art at the Threshold of the Information Revolution

Thursday 6 October 2016 || New Tendencies, Art at the Threshold of the Information Revolution

This is a Free event. All welcome. Location: Lecture Theatre, Ben Pimlott Building, New Cross, London (Department Computing, Centre for Cultural Studies) Date and Time: Thursday 6 Oct 2016 at 5.30pm -7.30pm Goldsmiths even website:   Writer, artist and curator Armin Medosch introduces his new book published by MIT Press. The Thursday Club...
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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...
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...
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...
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...

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...