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30/04/2007

Artist Talk and Research Salon with Kate Rich

iRes warmly invites everyone to the series of events with an Australian-born artist and trader Kate Rich.

Artist Talk                         Research Salon: Protocol
Wednesday 9 May 2007                Thursday 10 May 2007
17.00 – 18.00                       11.00 – 13.00
Lecture Theatre                     Library Seminar C
Woodlane Campus                     Woodlane Campus

In the 1990s Kate moved to California to work as radio engineer with the Bureau of Inverse Technology (BIT), an international agency producing an array of critical information products including economic and ecologic indices, event-triggered webcam networks, and animal-operated emergency broadcast devices. The Bureau's work has been exhibited broadly in academic, scientific and museum contexts.

Restless at the turn of the century, she headed further east to take up the post of Bar Manager at the Cube Microplex, Bristol UK; where she launched Feral Trade, a public experiment trading goods over social networks. She is currently moving deeper into the infrastructure of cultural economy, developing protocols to define and manage amenities of hospitality, mobility, catering, sports and survival in the cultural realm.

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