With so many inspiring international artists, scholars and social innovators participating in The Long Progress Bar, our new festival of radical imagination, this September, we asked Juha, the festival’s curator, to tell us more about them. Here, he introduces artist Mat Dryhurst.
Jam City is one of the many acclaimed artists – whose work addresses, amongst others, themes of digital privacy and economic instability – guesting at our new festival of radical imagination, The Long Progress Bar, in September. We invited Juha, the curator, to tell us more about Jam City’s music, and why he chose him to participate in the festival.
The Long Progress Bar is our new festival of radical imagination, taking place this September as part of Brighton Digital Festival. In this Introducing... series of articles, Juha, the curator, tells us more about the global artists and innovators he has invited to participate. First up is musician Yoneda Lemma, who is set to perform live on Day 1.
Renowned de Appel arts centre and Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art – the Netherlands' equivalents of London's ICA and Whitechapel Gallery – are running KUNST NU (Art Now), a six-part crash course in contemporary art, from 17 September to 26 November 2015. Lighthouse Artistic Director Juha van ’t Zelfde delivers his crash course on Arts and Technology on 14 and 15 October.
We are delighted to welcome five new members to the Board of Trustees – each who bring specialist knowledge, enthusiasm and a wealth of experience that will help shape Lighthouse's exciting future in 2015 and beyond.
We're delighted to have designer Yemi Awosile as a guest speaker at our fourth edition of Progress Bar on 4 June. She joins our line up of radical designers and music producers to discuss her work, which is informed by cultural insights translated through textiles and material processes.
Simone C. Niquille is one of a group of international artists, musicians and designers, including Holly Herndon, Metahaven and Hito Steyerl, investigating the intimate relationship we have with digital platforms, including Facebook, Twitter and Yahoo.