'emotion + the tech(no)body' articles

Emotion + the Tech(no)body

Private View Wednesday 20 September, 6pm-9pm | exhibition continues 21 September - 17 November 2017 | Austrian Cultural Forum London

BENEDICT DREW (UK) / GRAHAM DUNNING (UK) / STEPHEN CORNFORD (UK) / AUDREY SAMSON (CA) / CHRISTINE SCHÖRKHUBER (AT) / ULLA RAUTER (AT) / RENI HOFMÜLLER (AT) / DAVIDE BEVILACQUA (IT/AT) & VERONIKA KRENN (AT) / THERESA SCHUBERT (DE) / CONNY ZENK (AT) / NIKOLAUS GANSTERER (AT) & KHADIJA VON ZINNERNBURG CARROLL (AU/UK)

An exhibition and events programme featuring work by Austrian and international artists artists working across sound art, experimental film, software programming, laboratory culture, sculpture, ephemeral art, radio, instrument building, and post internet art.

Benedict Drew (UK)

Benedict Drew works across video, sculpture and music, creating large-scale multimedia installations, which comment on the effects of socio-political and environmental issues. Beyond a strong presence in the visual arts, Drew holds a long-standing and unique reputation in London’s experimental and underground music scene.

Audrey Samson (CA)

Audrey Samson is an artist-researcher in the duo FRAUD̸. Audrey explores the forms of slow violence and necropolitics that are embedded in the entanglement of archiving practices and technical objects, and erasure as a disruptive technology in knowledge production.

Stephen Cornford (UK)

Stephen Cornford is a media artist and experimental musician who works by reconfiguring consumer electronics into expressive and reflective devices as a means of critiquing the ideologies they embody.

Graham Dunning (UK)

Graham Dunning is a self-taught artist and musician whose work explores sound as texture, timbre and something tactile, drawing on bedroom production, tinkering and recycling found objects. Graham’s visual work and interventions explore time and commemoration cross examining how people store their memories in personal archives.

Christine Schörkhuber (AT)

Christine Schörkhuber’s work is concerned with listening, primarily at the intersection of audio and visual arts and focussed on politicised and collaborative working experiences. She seeks to understand language and phonetics through pure abstraction, focusing on the ephemeral qualities produced as artifacts of the body in communication.

Ulla Rauter (AT)

Ulla Rauter is a new media artist and musician working at the intersection between sound and fine art, performative sculptures, music performances and self-built instruments. Ulla’s works are transfigurative interpretations articulating her interest in making and programming new technologies - outputted as wearable instruments and unexpected instrument-digital-human interfaces.

Reni Hofmüller (AT)

Reni Hofmüller focuses on art in technological contexts and is especially interested in the relationship between art, technology and society. Reni has primarily focussed on sound art as her main artistic tool, and considers sound a social and participatory practice which she brings to the community.

Theresa Schubert (DE)

Theresa Schubert is an artist and researcher at the intersection of art and science, and a slime mold enthusiast and self-thought mycologist based in Berlin. She researches the role of creativity and collaboration from a posthuman perspective, and is interested in generative systems.

Nikolaus Gansterer (AT) & Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll (AU/UK)

Nikolaus Gansterer and Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll present a new collaboration based upon Nikolaus’ Translecture series of performative lectures, and Khadija’s interests in alternative art histories. A special event to accompany the exhibition Emotion + the Tech(no)body.

Conny Zenk (AT)

Conny Zenk is a visual composer, video and media artist working across topics dissecting social media, migration, gender and feminism as well as urban, architectural and spatial concepts. Conny uses mediums such as projection (2D and 3D), video and screen based art in the context of performances and installations to create mobile performances with laser-projection and smartphones and interactive site-specific urban events.

Jamie Sutcliffe (UK)

Jamie Sutcliffe is a writer based in London and a publisher at Strange Attractor Press. He writes regularly for Art Monthly, Frieze and Rhizome.