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Magda Tyżlik-Carver
iRes Research Assistant
t: +44 (0)1326 370738
e: magda(at)falmouth(dot)ac(dot)uk

Magda works as a research assistant in iRes. She is also a curator and researcher working primarily within a network context. Her curatorial work is concerned with projects that utilise in an innovative and critical way online networking tools, such as wikis, Skype, iChat, and offline public space and galleries. Her research interests include curating and networks, organised networks and transdisciplinarity, cognitive capitalism and immaterial labour within the context of the artworld.

Recent curatorial projects include series of collaborative online/offline events playing practice (2009); Folded Space and Practice (2008) durational collaborative writing project; online/offline events Collaboration and Critical Curating (2007)and Online Discursive Picnic (2006). She also curated exhibitions such as Participation (2007) involving a series of open research meetings with artists and the public, workshops and open debates; (IN)visible networks (2008) co-curated exhibition as part of Networks of Design, an annual conference of Design History Society.

Magda has also been teaching about collaboration and network technologies at the School of Media at UCF. She was a part-time lecturer on the MA Interactive Art & Design course at University College Falmouth, delivering lectures and workshops on new media project management.

She has an MA in 20th Century Art & Design: History & Theory from University College Falmouth and is currently engaged in practice based doctoral research at the University of Plymouth with Art & Social Technologies research group.

Her background is marketing and e-marketing. Whilst at Warsaw based
e-marketing agency, K2 Internet, Magda worked as project manager and creative director on web and multimedia projects for companies such as Nokia, Philips and Ford.