Digitalis, Sebastian Buerkner
A series of public screenings and discussion events, plus a catalogue featuring thought pieces by arts journalists and writers.
The events series was launched with the premiere screening and discussion panel at BFI Southbank. A symposium will take place at London College of Communication in 2012.
The free newspaper catalogue for the Digitalis project includes information about the works and artists, with commissioned essays about art and the digital space.
Writers: Nick Bradshaw, Ele Carpenter, Emma Geliot, Max Hattler, Rosemary Heather, Tim Shore and Gary Thomas.
The free Digitalis newspaper catalogue can be ordered from the Shop (postage rates apply) or can be downloaded from Scribd below.
Digitalis is supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.
About the Writers
Nick Bradshaw is a writer and journalist and Web Editor at Sight & Sound magazine. He was a member of the selection jury for the Digitalis Commissions.
Ele Carpenter in an artist, writer and curator and lecturer in MFA Curating at Goldsmiths College, University of London. As the facilitator of the Open Source Embroidery project (BildMuseet Umea Sweden, 2009, Museum of Craft and Folk Art, San Francisco, 2010), Ele is currently facilitating the Embroidered Digital Commons, a distributed embroidery exploring collective work and ownership 2008-2013.
Emma Geliot is a freelance arts journalist, deputy editor of blown magazine (blownmag.com) and blogs about contemporary art, particularly in Wales.
Max Hattler is a moving image artist. His films 1923 aka Heaven and 1925 aka Hell were selected for the Animate OPEN Digitalis exhibition, and won the Animate OPEN Audience Prize.
Rosemary Heather is a writer and curator based in Toronto.
Tim Shore is an artist and teaches animation at London College of Communication.
Gary Thomas is the Director of Animate Projects.