Featuring: Paula Crutchlow & Helen Varley Jamieson, Andy Deck, Mary Flanagan, Genetic Moo, Dominic Smith, and Sarah Waterson
To be alive is to be wild. And we humans have a will that shapes the world with language, song, lust, labour and play. And for those of us who connect with it, a network of machines now extends our reach, amplifies our urges and quickens our exchanges. The artists in this exhibition work and play with living organisms and technical things, systems and language, to explore how our relation to the natural world is changing. Gallery visitors (humans and dogs) are invited to view videos, interact with art installations and social media and undertake walks in the surrounding park with its other animals and edible plants.
Exhibition Dates: 18 October - 01 December 2012 || Open Thu-Fri 1-5pm, Sat 11-5pm
Opening Event: Saturday 13 October, 1-4pm
The opening event is co-hosted with The Festival of Mint - A Celebration of Local Growing - serving mint tea and mojito made with fresh mint grown locally.
For more information please download the press release (867KB) http://www.furtherfield.org/gallery-files/www-pr.pdf
and visit http://www.furtherfield.org/programmes/exhibition/www-world-wild-web
Free admission to exhibition and events - please check our website for programme http://www.furtherfield.org/gallery
Furtherfield provides platforms for art, technology and social change. Funded from Arts Council England since 2005, Furtherfield is now one of Arts Council England's National Portfolio Organisations. Furtherfield Gallery has established an international reputation as London's first dedicated gallery for networked and media art, hosting regular exhibitions and public events since 2004. With the support of Haringey Council the gallery is now based at McKenzie Pavilion in the heart of Finsbury Park.
Furtherfield is supported by Haringey Council and Arts Council England through the National Portfolio funding programme.
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http://www.furtherfield.org - for art, technology and social change since 1997
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