Events and Exhibitions

Networked Conversations with: Ruth Catlow and Marc Garrett

THIRD SPACE NETWORK presents Networked Conversations with: Ruth Catlow & Marc Garrett, co-directors of the London-based Furtherfield gallery for arts, technology and social change Saturday, November 18, 10:00am-11:00am (ET US East Coast / calculate your time zone) Online Login: https://connect.ntu.edu.sg/thirdspacenetwork/ Select “Guest,” type your name, and “Enter Room.”   About Ruth Catlow and Marc Garrett: Ruth Catlow is Co-founder and Artistic Director of the Furtherfield online community for arts, technology and social change since 1997, now also a public gallery in the heart of Finsbury Park, North London. She is an artist working with emancipatory network cultures, practices and poetics in arts, technology…

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YouTube and The Human Experience

  Presenting Princess Shaw is a recent PBS Point of View (POV) film with a digital humanities focus about the human experience of the social media site, YouTube. The documentary film represents the reality of the struggles and perseverance of Samantha Montgomery also known as Princess Shaw, who is a musician living in New Orleans, Louisiana. She employs YouTube as a video dairy to tell her version of the impact of her current socioeconomic background and being a woman musician. Her YouTube channel is also a presentation platform to debut her songs. The film introduces Israeli producer Ophir Kutiel also…

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Terminal 3.0

Following the lineage of Terminal 1.0 and 2.0, Cyberspace is explored in Terminal 3.0 from a social and cultural context. The web-based content is a collection of essays that relate to network-based art and an active chat room for the duration of the exhibition. The chat room gives the online viewers an opportunity to interact with the Western Front New Media Curator, Alison Collins. Collins mentions at the end of her Terminal 3.0 introduction that she can be found lingering intermittently in the #westernfront chat room. I did take the time to choose a nickname for logging in and posted…