Calendars:Networked Media Calendar/Networked Media Calendar/09-05-2016 -Event 6

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Core tutor[s]: 10:00 - 17:00 Thomson & Craighead presentation and tutorial schedule

  • 10:00- 11:30 presentation

tutorial schedule

  • 12:00 - 13:00 : Joana
  • 13:00-14:00 : lunch 
  • 14:00 - 15:00 : Jules
  • 15:00 - 16:00 : Allyson
  • 16:00 - 17:00 : manetta

THOMSON & CRAIGHEAD, [UK] Jon Thomson and Alison Craighead are artists living and working in London. They make artworks and installations for galleries, online and sometimes outdoors. Much of their recent work looks at live networks like the web and how they are changing the way we all understand the world around us. Having both studied at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in Dundee. They have work in the collections of Victoria & Albert Museum: dot-store tea-towels; National Media Museum: A live portrait of Tim Berners-Lee; the Harris Museum, Preston: The distance travelled; Museum of London: London Wall Arts Council Collection: Triggerhappy, Short Films about Flying; British Council Collection: dot-store products, Decorative Newsfeeds and in private collections of BEACON. In 2011 they were the Winners of Current. Folly & Harris Museum, Preston, UK and the Vital Spark Award, Creative Scotland. Some selected publications include, Thomson & Craighead, by Julian Stallabrass & Michael Archer, editor Steven Bode; Network Art: Practices and Positions, editor Dr Tom Corby and New Media Art: Practice and context in UK, 1994 – 2004, editor Lucy Kimbell. They have had solo exhibitions in Expositions Venerie, Brussels; the Berkley Art Museum, San Francisco; Bielefelder Kunstverein, Germany; Moderna Museet, Stockholm; The Media Centre, Huddersfield; V2_Institute for the Unstable Media in Rotterdam o.a. and are currently showing in the Carroll / Fletcher Gallery, London. Jon now lectures part time at The Slade School of Fine Art, University College London, while Alison is a senior researcher at University of Westminster and lectures in Fine Art at Goldsmiths University.

Nam June Paik Award 2014 This years Nam June Paik award at Kunstmuseen Krefeld in Germany exhibition runs until February 15th 2015.