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Escha Romain on Tue, 24 Oct 2006 04:19:40 +0200 (CEST)

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<nettime-ann> [event] The IOCT Salon with Marc Garrett, Leicester, UK - Thursday Nov 2, 5.30pm - 7.30pm

The IOCT Salon

The IOCT Salon is a new regular event that highlights practice and
practitioners in the digital arts. It takes place at the Institute of
Creative Technologies, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK.

Admission is free, and members of the public are very welcome! It
would be very helpful if you could email us to let us know you are
coming ( info /at/ ioctsalon.com ), but just turning up on the night
is also fine.


Thursday 2nd November 2006, 6.00pm - 7.30pm (coffee from 5.30pm)

Marc Garrett, http://www.furtherfield.org

Net artist, media artist, curator, writer, street artist, activist,
educationalist and musician. Emerging in the late 80's from the
streets exploring creativity via agit-art tactics. Using unofficial,
experimental platforms such as the streets, pirate radio such as the
locally popular 'Savage Yet Tender' alternative broadcasting 1980's
group, net broadcasts, BBS systems, performance, intervention, events,
pamphlets, warehouses and gallery spaces. In the early nineties, was
co-sysop (systems operator) for a while with Heath Bunting on
Cybercafe BBS, dedicated to arts, technology and hacking.

Co-director and co-founder, with artist Ruth Catlow of the net arts
collectives and communities- furtherfield.org, furthernoise.org,
netbehaviour.org, also cofounder and co-curator/director of the
gallery space called HTTP Gallery in London, UK. Currently involved in
co-running, collaborating with many others on Node.London. Also
co-curating various contemporary Media Arts exhibitions, nationally
and Internationally such as Game/play a touring exhibition.

Other projects:

http://www.nodel.org (with many others)


The IOCT Salon ( http://www.ioctsalon.com ) is managed by Chris
Joseph, Digital Writer in Residence at the Institute of Creative
Technologies, De Montfort University. This residency is funded by Arts
Council England: East Midlands.

For further information about the IOCT Salon please email Chris: info
/at/ ioctsalon.com . To be notified of future events please join the
mailing list on the Salon website.

The IOCT Salon is held at and staged by De Montfort University and the
Insitute of Creative Technologies, and supported by Arts Council
England and the Literature Development Network.
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