[NetBehaviour] Ada Lovelace

Pall Thayer pallthay at gmail.com
Wed Mar 25 19:36:01 CET 2009


Oh, and let's not forget the tireless work of Jo-Anne Green and Helen
Thorington at Turbulence.org

http://www.turbulence.org

Pall

2009/3/25 Perry Bard <perrybard at gmail.com>:
> Thanx for stimulating what will be a great resource
>
> I'm new to this list,more on me at
> www.perrybard.net
> http://dziga.perrybard.net
>
> Berta Sichel, Director of Audiovisuals at the Reina Sofia Museum Madrid who
> recently started a video collection for the museum. The inaugural exhibition
> for the the collection contained  32  installations,12 of them by women
> (maybe a museum record?) and her programming has celebrated a wide range of
> internationallly known women.
>
> Second Sarah's eloquent praise of Kathy Rae Huffman who was Director of
> Cornerhouse which commissioned my artwork Man With A Movie Camera:The Global
> Remake through its Bigger Picture program. Every artist should be as lucky
> as I was to have such an encouraging and supportive working relationship.
>
> Simone De Beauvoir for contributing a female voice to the history of western
> thought.
>
>
>
> On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 12:48 PM, Ruth Catlow <ruth.catlow at furtherfield.org>
> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Ghislaine,
>> What a great post!
>> Thanks so much for joining and contributing.
>> xx
>> Ruth
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Ghislaine Boddington <ghislaine at bodydataspace.net>
>> Reply-To: NetBehaviour for networked distributed creativity
>> <netbehaviour at netbehaviour.org>
>> To: netbehaviour at netbehaviour.org
>> Subject: [NetBehaviour] Ada Lovelace
>> Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2009 16:36:16 +0000
>>
>> MY NAME - Ghislaine Boddington
>> working within the group body>data>space
>> http://www.bodydataspace.net
>> with ResCen Middlesex University
>> http://www.rescen.net/Ghislaine_Boddington/index.html
>> and previously early digital sound and movement collective shinkansen
>> see here for shinkansen and Future Physical archive
>> http://www.connectivity.org.uk
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> INSPIRED BY
>> many many women across the years and we believe by even more of the
>> future generations to come !!!
>> in particular for us, the following women have been imperative as
>> mentors in our development of interauthored telematic performance
>>
>>
>> Thecla Schiphorst
>> http://www.sfu.ca/~tschipho//
>> for her work on embodiment, sense enhancement and the human side of
>> digital interaction. She worked as part of the original development team
>> of Lifeforms software, the computer compositional tool for choreography
>> and she has worked with Merce Cunningham since 1990 supporting his
>> creation of new dance with the computer. She inspires many with her work
>> at Simon Fraser University Vancover and with her international exhibits
>> including Bodymaps: artifacts of Touch, an pioneer touch based video
>> body installation. We have been pushed by her thinking and questioning
>> while working with her producing the second iteration of "whispers" for
>> Future Physical (Cambridge 2003) and producing Bodymaps into the ICA as
>> part of Virtual Incarnations Dance Umbrella 2000.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Hellen Sky
>> http://www.hellensky.com/hellen.swf
>> Digital choreographer and telematic dancer, writer and director, the
>> most experienced dancing woman in cyberspace !!! Hellen is the prophet
>> we all need to look to for her early work on telematics and technology
>> within the performance and installation space, using realtime data
>> generated by the body. Co-founder of Company in Space in Melbourne (1992
>> - 2004) this group, who we worked with several times into the ICA and
>> other contexts, was an inspiration for all dance technology in the 90s.
>> We worked Hellen again recently for the Post Me-New ID Forum in Dresden
>> and here is an excerpt of her writing from Virtual Physical Bodies
>> catalogue, published by centre des arts d'Enghien-les-Bains, Paris, for
>> the body>data>space exhibition Oct 2008 - Jan 2009
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> "....Although there is no gravity here
>> The weight of time holds me to this virtual floor
>> As you wait for me to arrive in streamings of bits and bytes,
>> zeros and ones
>> In realtime, lag time, day for nighttime
>> To arrive at the unstable matrix of my new skin
>>
>>
>> The screen is not a surface but reach of my extended touch "
>>
>>
>> ....Hellen Sky
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Amanda Steggell
>>
>>
>> http://www.liveart.org/
>> http://www.liveart.org/motherboard/index.html
>>
>>
>> For early work as online band Nood, releasing the first internet CD in
>> early 1996. Inspirational work with Per Platou as Motherboard with
>> installations and performative live art happenings, mediated and
>> modulated by the intermediary influence of the net, often integrate
>> audience participation and interaction. For ongoing exciting emotive
>> projects, bringing sensitivities and real human presence to "dry" net
>> time projects.
>>
>>
>> plus here, in London +++, so many great women working tirelessly, across
>> all disciplines and the digital, often not getting much credit over the
>> years..................
>>
>>
>> Rachel Baker
>> Leanne Bird
>> Ilze Black
>> Larisa Blazic
>> Susan Broadhurst
>> Ruth Catlow
>> Anna Collin
>> Susan Collins
>> Kelli Dipple
>> Bronac Ferran
>> Julie Freeman
>> Ruth Gibson
>> Lizbeth Goodman
>> Karen Guthrie
>> Vesna Grandes
>> Delphine Gaborit
>> Lisa Haskell
>> Dianne Harris
>> Leslie Hill
>> Laura Henry
>> Mia Jankowicz
>> Janis Jefferies
>> Shobana Jeyasingh
>> Francoise Lamy
>> Sophia Lycouris
>> Pauline van Mourik Broekman
>> Helen Paris
>> Sarah Platt
>> Nina Pope
>> Hannah Redler
>> Gini Simpson
>> Annika Stark
>> Nicola Triscott
>> Claire Welsby
>> Sheron Wray
>> Marie X
>>
>> who have we forgotten ? sorry........please do add
>> more ...............:-)
>>
>>
>> PS this list proves there is no shortage of women in UK for panels and
>> keynotes .......so how come so many conferences, panels, etc still have
>> so very few women involved .....?????
>>
>>
>>
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