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Art of the Digital Age: Past and Future

A talk by Bruce Wands on Art of the Digital Age, followed by a discussion with William Latham, Ilze Black and James Faure Walker.


Bruce Wands will talk about his new book Art of the Digital Age, followed by a discussion with panellists William Latham, Ilze Black, chaired by James Faure Walker.

Bruce Wands is an artist, writer, and musician. His new book, Art of the Digital Age, is published by Thames & Hudson. Time Out New York named Bruce as one of the ‘99 People to Watch in 1999’. He is the Chair of the MFA Computer Art Department and the Director of Computer Education at the School of Visual Arts in New York. He is the Director of the New York Digital Salon, which celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2003. He is the author of Digital Creativity, published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. in 2002.

Ilze Black is an artist and curator, currently Head of new Media Art Development at Watermans Art Centre. She is co-founder of AmbientTV.net, and Director of TAKE2030 Brave New Media Society, launching RichAir2030 at the 2003 Venice Biennale. Through the Latvia Art Bureau OPEN, she has staged events in the streets of Riga‚ centred on the network society.

William Latham was the leading computer artist in the UK in the 1980`s, with his ‘Mutation’ virtual sculptures. He co-authored the book Evolutionary Art and Computers in 1992. In the 1990`s he produced the hit game, the THING. In 2005 he became Professor of Creative Technology at Leeds Metropolitan University, and is also visiting Senior Research Fellow at Goldsmiths College.

James Faure Walker is Research Fellow in SCIRIA at Camberwell College. He is a painter and digital artist. In 1998 he won the ‘Golden Plotter’ at Computerkunst, Gladbeck, Germany. His book, Painting the Digital River: How an Artist Learned to Love the Computer, was published in the USA this year.

This event is supported by MA Digital Arts and SCIRIA (Sensory Computer Interface Research & Innovation for the Arts) at Camberwell College of Arts.

www.camberwell.arts.ac.uk


Speaker(s):

Bruce Wands | talks
Ilze Black | talks
William Latham | talks
James Faure Walker | talks

 

Date and Time:

14 November 2006 at 6:30 pm

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

 

Venue:

Camberwell College of Arts
Lecture Hall
Wilson Road
London
SE5 8UF
020 7514 6402
http://www.camberwell.arts.ac.uk

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Tickets:

Tickets £5 / £3.50 concessions

Available from:

Tickets from www.cochranetheatre.co.uk or call 020 7269 1606

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