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Chris Byrne on Thu, 27 Oct 2005 16:04:51 +0200 (CEST)


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Dorkbot Alba
people doing strange things with electricity

Launch event
Sunday 13 November 2005
 from 4pm, Free
The Forest Cafe, 3 Bristo Place, Edinburgh

www.dorkbot.org/dorkbotalba

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Speakers:

Richard Brown
Richard creates interactive artworks using multi-media technology,
computer programming, electronics and interfacing. His book "Biotica:
Art, Emergence and Artificial-Life" was published in 2001. Richard has

recently completed a NESTA fellowship and is currently on the EPIS
entrepreneurial scheme hosted at Edinburgh University. www.mimetics.com

Zoe Irvine
Zoe's practice includes installations, audio publications, net works

and broadcasts which reflect her fascination with the medium of sound.

Her pieces often use episodes in literature or history as points of
departure. Zoe is currently developing a series of new voice works 
with
support from a Scottish Arts Council Creative Scotland Award.
www.dialadiva.net

Martin Ling
Martin's background is in computer science and electronics. He is
currently a researcher with the Speckled Computing project, aiming to
develop complete wireless computers in a 5x5x5mm package. In particular

he works on analogue and digital circuit design, and communication
protocols for low power ad-hoc wireless networks. www.specknet.org

Music and visuals:
Operator
Peter Piper
Vangelis Lympouridis
Xhadrez

What's Dorkbot Alba?
Around the globe there is a movement of small, autonomous gatherings
with a similar goal: offering a platform to artists, designers,
scientists, nerds, students and others who let themselves be inspired
by technology. This movement is called Dorkbot.

Why Dorkbot Alba?
Alba is the gaelic name for Scotland. Alba is the genetically altered
rabbit created for artist Eduardo Kac. Alba is a brand of consumer
electronics. That's why!

Opendorks
If you'd like to do an opendork (a 5-15 minute presentation of a
work-in-progress), please contact us: dorkbotalba {AT} dorkbot.org

Subscribe to the dorkbotalba-announce list to receive further
information:
www.dorkbot.org/dorkbotalba

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