ARtSENSE Plenary Meeting, Valencia

After the ARtSENSE Commission Research trip to FACT in Liverpool, Will Pappenheimer and I traveled on to Valencia Spain to attend the ARtSENSE plenary meeting and to present the progress on ManifestAR’s individual/collective work for the “Inside Out” exhibition at FACT scheduled for February 2012.


Tobias, Fraunhofer Institute and Coline, CNAM testing AR/Eye-tracking headset, 28 June, 2012.

Although the schedule was extremely intense, we did manage to get out and see Valencia a bit and enjoy, mojitos and tapas.


Roger, Coline, Kiel Steve and Will, Cafe Latino, Valencia, 27 June, 2012.

View pictures of Valencia and El mar Mediterráneo.

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, and 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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1 Response to ARtSENSE Plenary Meeting, Valencia

  1. Sounds like you’re having a busy and productive trip. Looking forward to hearing more! 🙂

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