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Digital kunsthistorie og performance
Velkommen til foredrag om digital kunsthistorie og performance av forskningskunstneren Sougwen Chung.
I utstillingen Re.Memory har den canadiske kunstneren Sougwen Chung utforsket samspillet mellom menneske og robot i en visuelt vakker tegneakt, gjennom hennes performance «Memory 20/20». Denne kvelden blir siste mulighet til å oppleve Chungs visuelt slående opptreden. Chung vil også holde en kort presentasjon om sitt kunstnerskap.
Foredrag om digital kunsthistorie
Etter performancen vil vi ha et digitalt foredrag (live fra London) med V&A Curator Melanie Lenz og grunnlegger av Lumen Prize Carla Rapoport. De vil samtale om utviklingen og opprinnelsen bak kunst og teknologi, og hvordan dette kan relateres til praksiser i dag. Foredraget vil foregå på engelsk:
«What is digital art? This talk explores the changing terminology and interpretations of technological art. Melanie will focus on the early explorations of artists who experimented with computers, often referred to as the pioneers of computer art. She will consider how such work resonates with contemporary artistic practices that embrace advanced technologies.»
About Melanie Lenz
Melanie Lenz is a London based freelance and institutional curator specialising in digital arts. She has held dual roles as of Curator of Digital Art and Digital Programmes Learning Manager at the Victoria & Albert Museum where she co-curated Chance and Control: Art in the Age of Computers (2018), convened symposiums including Art, Design and New Technologies for Health (2015) and curated Transformations: Digital Prints from the V&A (2012). She has published papers on Early Argentine Computer Art (2018); Women, Art & Technology (2014) and Collecting and Conserving Born Digital Art(2011). She is a guest lecturer at the Royal College of Arts, London and has broadcast widely on creative arts and advanced technologies. She is a juror for the Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize for New Media and the Lumen Prize for Art and Technology.
About Carla Rapoport
Before founding the Lumen Prize in 2012, Carla worked as a financial journalist for the Financial Times, Fortune Magazine and The Economist Group located in Tokyo, Hong Kong and London. Carla founded the UK-based nonprofit Lumen Art Projects in 2018 to manage both the prize and a new business providing exhibitions, commissions and events engaged with art and technology globally using the network of artists who have been longlisted, shortlisted or won Lumen Prize awards. Leveraging this global network of more than 400 artists, it has curated and produced work for museums, galleries, performing art centres and festivals across Europe, China and the US. An established writer, speaker and consultant on art and technology, Carla’s goal is to lift the understanding and enjoyment of art which intersects with technology as well as creating more opportunities for the artists creating it.
Samtalen vil vare i ca. 30-40 minutter.
Det vil være begrenset antall plasser.
Museet og Hopeful Kunstkafé holder åpent til kl. 22.