Feedback focuses on art responsive to instructions, input, and creates one possible narrative of the history of new media art. Gameworld refers to the designed world within a video game. Extensions Anchor is an open coordinated network of exhibitions and interventions conceived to connect Laboral with its surrounding environs.
Feedback / Gameworld / Extensions
LABoral Centre for Art and Creative Industries is specifically focused on the production and exhibition of art, science, technology and creative industries. This interdisciplinary space pays special attention to workshops for vocational and professional training, and to research into the intersection between creativity and new technologies.
Curators: Christiane Paul, Curator of New Media Arts, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Jemima Rellie, Director of Digital Programmes, Tate Modern, London Curatorial Advisor: Charlie Gere, Research Professor in New Media, University of Lancaster
Focuses on art responsive to instructions, input, or its environment and creates one possible narrative of the history of ‘new media art’. Featuring historical and current art works that are all based on technology and systems of response, the exhibition traces the history of contemporary artistic practice involving digital technologies.
Curator: Carl Goodman, Deputy Director, Museum of the Moving Image, Astoria (New York)
Gameworld refers to the designed world within a video game; the emerging artistic, industrial and academic ecology surrounding video games; and the extent to which lived experience is being coloured by video games, their forms of representation and their techniques of machine-mediated interaction.
Following an open invitation to artists all over the world to present works with a major component of digital creation and net art. The 10 selected works will be put on show as a snapshot or overview of artistic creation associated with technology and cyberspace as new challenges and new frontiers. Jury: Alex Adriaansens, Director, V2 and DEAF, Rotterdam; Rosina Gomez-Baeza, Director of laboral Centre for Art and Creative Industries (Asturias); Christiane Paul, Curator of New Media Arts, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Gerfried Stocker, Art Director, Ars Electronica, Linz Development of presentation: Manuela Pfaffenberger Exhibition Design: Quero-Kawamura-Ganjavian
Curator: Francisco Crabiffosse, independent curator, Oviedo
Artists: Pablo Armesto, Paco Cao, Maite Centol, , Soledad Cordoba, Carlos Coronas, Juan Fernandez, Dionisio Gonzalez, Adolfo Manzano, Juan Carlos Martínez, Natalia Pastor, Fernando Redruello, Avelino Sala, Cuco Suarez and Aurora Suarez.
This project is an open coordinated network of exhibitions and/or interventions conceived to connect the new Centre for Art and Creative Industries with its surrounding environs and artists, with a goal of recovering the tradition of dialogue between arts and industry. The project will feature work by young artists or those particularly engaged with non-commercial and minority idioms, with a total of fourteen exhibitions or interventions in two phases.
Contemporary digital art and experimental music show, a first in Asturias, with the participation of precursors of electronic music and up and coming names.
Opening Programme, 30th March through 1st April
Laboral Centro de Arte y Creacion Industrial
La Universidad Laboral s/n - Gijon