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Dematerial: critical debates in digital arts May/June 2010.

Dematerial and iRes invite you to participate in a series of events taking place across the South West region, which seek to stimulate and generate critical debates in digital arts.  The events also aim to contribute to the next stage in the development of the digital arts within the region.

The events will take place at three locations across the region: University College Falmouth; Arnolfini, Bristol; Bournemouth University. There will be different speakers at each one of the events.  Each event will focus on particular set of issues or identified area of practice, and all will invite open discussion on the complex relationship between the digital and the arts.

THE FALMOUTH EVENT 10th May 2010 / University College Falmouth

The Falmouth event seeks to explore some of the political, ethical and aesthetic considerations of data visualisation and auralisation within art.

THE BRISTOL EVENT - 25th May 2010 / Arnolfini

The Bristol event seeks to draw out some of the key issues and conflicts between art and commerce within the realm of the digital.

THE BOURNEMOUTH EVENT - 9th June 2010 / Bournemouth University

The Bournemouth event seeks to explore the relationship between the role of artist as digital content provider as deviser/developer of digital and conceptual platforms.

Please see the dematerial website for more information.

All the events are free but there is limited number of places and booking is essential. Please book a place by sending email to: ires[at]falmouth[dot]ac[dot]uk indicating which of the events you want to participate in.

The events are designed and lead by artist and academic Kate Southworth at University College Falmouth, in collaboration with the Arts Council.