Shaping the Landscape of Brighton’s Near Future

Visualizing Amsterdam’s SMS Messages by Aaron Koblin

Shaping the Landscape of Brighton’s Near Future

A talk for the debate: Is Cambridge a smart city? The potential for creative collaboration between Silicon Fen and the arts

At the Cambridge Festival of Ideas, 30 October 2013
https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/is-cambridge-a-smart-city-the-potential-for-creative-collaboration-betwen-silicon-fen-and-the-arts

Credits and References

Thanks to: Arts Council England, Brighton & Hove City Council, Wired Sussex, plus all the artists & technologists cited.

Lighthouse: http://www.lighthouse.org.uk/

Brighton Digital Festival: http://www.brightondigitalfestival.co.uk

Title Slide: Screenshot of Immaterials: Light Painting WiFi by Timo Arnall, Einar Sneve Martinussen, Jørn Knutsen (2011): http://vimeo.com/20412632

Artworks/projects referenced in Introduction:

Mesopotamian Dramatugies (Su & Mayhem) by Kutlug Ataman (2011), exhibited at Brighton Festival 2011: http://is.gd/kutlugataman
levelHead by Julian Oliver (2008) shown at Suspending Disbelief, Lighthouse, 2010: http://www.lighthouse.co.uk/programme/suspending-disbelief
Evolution of Fearlessness by Lynette Wallworth shown at Brighton Festival 2011: http://is.gd/lynettewallworth
Frequency & Volume by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer as seen in Invisible Fields (2011), co-curated by José Luis de Vicente and Honor Harger, at Arts Santa Monica, Barcelona: http://www.lighthouse.org.uk/programme/invisible-fields
Laboratory Life produced at Lighthouse, 2011: http://is.gd/laboratory_life
Intuition and Ingenuity, exhibition of artwork inspired by Alan Turing, at Lighthouse, 2012: http://www.lighthouse.org.uk/programme/intuition-and-ingenuity
– Happenstance (2012) – residencies for creative technologists: http://www.lighthouse.org.uk/programme/happenstance-residencies-for-technologists
Helix by David Blandy, Daniel Locke and Adam Rutherford, commissioned by Lighthouse, 2013

Projects/images referenced in Part 1:

Report and statistics:
– Brighton Fuse: a major report on Brighton’s Creative & Digital sectors (October 2013): http://www.brightonfuse.com/

Images
Wireless in the World by Timo Arnall, as seen in Immaterials at Lighthouse, 2013: http://is.gd/immaterials
– Attendees of the dConstruct conference, Brighton 2011. Image courtesy of Clearleft.
– Photographs of Brighton by Honor Harger
– Attendees of Laboratory Life produced at Lighthouse, 2011: http://is.gd/laboratory_life
– Attendees at Odysseys, an exhibition by David Blandy at Brighton Digital Festival 2012: http://is.gd/odysseys

Artworks/projects referenced in Part 2:

– Brighton Digital Festival 2012 film, produced by Tom Bailey: http://www.brightondigitalfestival.co.uk

Images of Brighton Digital Festival projects 2011 – 2013

Immaterials by Timo Arnall, Einar Sneve Martinussen, Jørn Knutsen, Jack Schulze and Matt Jones, Lighthouse, 2013: http://is.gd/immaterials

– PixelPyros by Seb Lee Delise. The opening event of Brighton Digital Festival 2012: http://www.lighthouse.org.uk/programme/pixelpyros-by-seb-lee-delisle – FAR by Wayne McGregor and Random Dance, presented at Brighton Digital Festival 2011: http://2011.brightondigitalfestival.co.uk/2011/06/far-by-random-dance/ – Natalia Buckley teaching workshops in schools, Brighton Digital Festival 2012: http://www.lighthouse.org.uk/programme/schools-workshop-with-natalia-buckley
Tiny Games by Hide&Seek, Brighton Digital Festival 2013: http://is.gd/tinygames
– Kayle Brandon & Kate Rich making open source cola at Brighton Digital Festival, September 2013: http://www.lighthouse.org.uk/programme/cube-cola-trading-post
– Sarah Angliss, at Brighton Digital Festival Closing Performances 2012: http://www.lighthouse.org.uk/programme/brighton-digital-festival-closing-performances
– A dalek outside the Mini Maker Faire, Brighton Digital Festival 2012: http://www.makerfairebrighton.com/
– Brighton SEO conference, Brighton Digital Festival 2012: http://2012.brightondigitalfestival.co.uk/event/brightonseo/
– Alice Taylor, Improving Reality 2011, Brighton Digital Festival 2011: http://www.lighthouse.org.uk/programme/improving-reality-films
– Kevin Slavin, at dConstruct, Brighton Digital Festival 2011: http://2011.dconstruct.org/conference/kevin-slavin
Odysseys by David Blandy, Brighton Digital Festival 2012: http://is.gd/odysseys
– Luke Jerram, Improving Reality 2012, Brighton Digital Festival 2012: http://www.lighthouse.org.uk/programme/improving-reality-2012
– James Burke, at dConstruct 2012, Brighton Digital Festival 2012: http://2012.dconstruct.org/conference/burke/transcript/
– The Literary Operator by Tom Armitage and Jeff Noon, Brighton Digital Festival 2013: http://www.lighthouse.org.uk/programme/jeff-noon-and-tom-armitage – Anab Jain, Improving Reality 2012, Brighton Digital Festival 2012: http://www.lighthouse.org.uk/programme/improving-reality-2012
– Timo Arnall, speaking at Improving Reality 2013, Brighton Digital Festival 2013: http://is.gd/ireality2013
– Mini Maker Faire, Brighton Digital Festival 2012: http://www.makerfairebrighton.com/

Artworks/projects referenced in Part 3:

– Artsworkers working with technologists, the Happenstance residency programme, Lighthouse, 2012: http://www.lighthouse.org.uk/programme/happenstance-residencies-for-technologists
Short Circuit – disabled artists working with technologists – Brighton Digital Festival 2013: http://www.brightondigitalfestival.co.uk/events/short-circuit-when-disability-and-digital-collide/
SolarSinter by Markus Kayser (2012): http://www.markuskayser.com/work/solarsinter/
Hostage pt.1 by Frederik de Wilde (2010): http://frederik-de-wilde.com/projects/nano-painting
Bacterial Radio by Joe Davis: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Davis_(artist)
Protei by Cesar Harada (2012): http://protei.org/
Environmental Health Clinic by Natalie Jeremijenko:
http://www.environmentalhealthclinic.net/
City CPU by Gordan Savicic (2011): http://www.yugo.at/processing/index.php?what=citycpu
New Mumbai by Tobias Revell (2012): http://www.tobiasrevell.com/New-Mumbai

 

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