Archive for the 'Art is everywhere' Category

Security and its Publics

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012

I am wrapping up here at Security and Its Publics, a fascinating workshop that I was invited to participate in. The workshop aimed to bring, “sociological, political and cultural theories of publics into a dialogue with critical security studies. To date these important literatures have evolved largely in isolation from one another. At an empirical […]

Cities, (im)mobilities and the politics of visibility

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

I wrote this for Subversive Technologies, the 2011 “digital event” hosted by e-fagia.  Consisting of an online exhibition of Internet art and art projects relating to technology, a gallery exhibition of video and electronic art, and online publications of curatorial statements and articles, Subversive Technologies investigates how artists respond to communication technology as one of […]

Sorting Daemons

Friday, January 15th, 2010

I attended the opening for Sorting Daemons: Art, Surveillance and Social Control, which is being held in conjunction with the Surveillance Camera workshop I’m attending. Information-gathering systems increasingly affect our lives, tracking our movement and consumer preferences. Such “sorting daemons” reinforce existing streams of influence and quietly create new ones. The artists in this exhibition […]

Favianna’s in town!

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Favianna moving the merchandise Photo by Rodger Levesque Radical poster artist and activist Favianna Rodriguez is in town from Oakland, CA this weekend for a series of supercool art/technology events. Last night she kicked off the 2009 Web of Change calendar with Designing for Democracy at District 319. Favi’s multi-media presentation, including live drawing dealt […]