ARtSENSE Consortium Meeting, Paris

From January 24th to the 26th Will Pappenheimer and Tamiko Thiel traveled, on behalf of ManifestAR, to Paris to meet with representatives of FACT and ARtSENSE Consortium members at the Musée du Louvre in Paris.

ManifestAR was recently awarded The ARtSENSE Commission at the Foundation for Creative Technology in Liverpool. FACT is one of Europe’s principle institutions, commissioning canonical works and exhibitions in film, video and new media in the last 20 years.

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Water wARs, by John Craig Freeman, Musée du Louvre, Paris, January 25, 2012.

Our proposal, entitlted “Invisible ARtaffects” will explore the linked appearance of augmented virtual objects with audience response translated through compact wearable bio, audio, eye and brainwave sensing devices.

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DéchARge de Rebut Toxique, by John Craig Freeman, Musée du Louvre, Paris, January 25, 2012.

I am developing EEG AR: Things We Have Lost for my contribution to the project.

About John Craig Freeman

John Craig Freeman is a public artist with over twenty years of experience using emergent technologies to produce large-scale public work at sites where the forces of globalization are impacting the lives of individuals in local communities. His work seeks to expand the notion of public by exploring how digital networked technology is transforming our sense of place. Freeman is a founding member of the international artists collective Manifest.AR and he has produced work and exhibited around the world including at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, FACT Liverpool, Kunsthallen Nikolaj Copenhagen, Triennale di Milano, the Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Beijing, He has had work commissioned by the ZERO1, Rhizome.org and Turbulence.org. His work has been reviewed in The New York Times, El Pais, Liberation, Wired News, Artforum, Ten-8, Z Magazine, Afterimage, Photo Metro, New Art Examiner, Time, Harper's and Der Spiegel. Christiane Paul cites Freeman's work in her book Digital Art, as does Lucy Lippard in the Lure of the Local, and Margot Lovejoy in Digital Currents: Art in the Electronic Age. His writing has been published in Rhizomes, Leonardo, the Journal of Visual Culture, and Exposure. Freeman received a Bachelor of Art degree from the University of California, San Diego in 1986 and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 1990. He is currently a Professor of New Media at Emerson College in Boston. Freeman writes, “If Andy Warhol set out to create a distinctly American art form in the twentieth century, I identify with those who seek to create a distinctly global art form in the twenty-first.”
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