[NetBehaviour] call for artist/hacker/programmers - Hacking the Archives

ruth catlow ruth.catlow at furtherfield.org
Tue Sep 30 12:36:33 CEST 2014

Thanks Pollie, for posting it here.
Looks like a nice project. with a *tiny* fee!

On 29/09/14 17:07, Pollie Barden wrote:
>> http://www.saltroad.org.uk/downloads/Artists%20brief.%20Hacking%20the%20Archive.pdf 
>> Artist Brief: Hacking the Archives – Surveillance and cyber security
>> Opportunity for Artists
>> Salt road, Being Human Festival and the University of London’s School 
>> of Advanced Study are seeking
>> exciting and innovative proposals from programmers, digital and 
>> moving image installation based artists
>> who are inspired by working with collections. The ACE funded Hacking 
>> the Archives offers an
>> opportunity for artists to create new artwork based on research 
>> collections of national importance, and
>> to exhibit that work as part of Being Human, the UK’s first national 
>> festival of the humanities.
>> We are commissioning of a range of artists to respond to the Mass 
>> Observation Archive, Sussex
>> University and the Ministry of Information collection at the 
>> University of London. Curated artists and
>> programmers are invited to make artwork through on‐line and off‐line 
>> hacking sessions with the
>> archives. The artworks will be displayed as part of a site‐specific 
>> exhibition and architectural projections
>> based in Senate House, University of London.
>> Artists Commissions
>> We would like to receive a range of proposals from artists with their 
>> initial ideas and responses to
>> working with these collections ‐ in the form of digital art and 
>> moving image installations, work created
>> will be displayed on the Being Human and Mass‐Observation archive 
>> websites. There are two sets of
>> commission opportunities for artists and programmers:
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