Spring Editorial 2018 – Introducing Furtherfield’s season of exploratory and critical art and blockchain essays, interviews and events.
The first book of its kind, intersecting artistic, speculative, conceptual and technical engagements with the the technology heralded as “the new internet”.
Bad Shibe is a sci-fi novella by Rob Myers set in a future society that may or may not be based on a descendant of the Dogecoin cryptocurrency, where it’s as hot and as dusty as a virtual money mining rig.
What is the relationship between state corruption and economic collapse in Greece? Lina Theodorou, artist and creator of the board game ‘Pawnshop- Days of Mistrust’, talks with Ruth Catlow about Grexit, Brexit and crisis in Europe.
A conversation with Tim Waterman about the negotiation of the commons: the landscape commons and across digital networks. Part of Furtherfield’s Reading the Commons programme
An interview for Lady Justice | New Criticals
An essay about a 2009 net art intervention to activate the rhetoric of Gustav Metzger’s earlier protest work Reduce Art Flights (2007), in the context of the collapsing natural environment and financial markets.
An essay about experimental teaching and peer-learning that centres around a weekly open drawing class run as part of the Art and Design degrees at Writtle School of Design.
This essay by Ruth Catlow and Marc Garrett explores what form ecological art might take in the network age, and shows how DIWO (Do It With Others) practices underpinned Furtherfield’s Media Art Ecologies programme (since 2009).
VisitorsStudio is a Media Art project, in that it is ‘art through and with electronic digital media… a hybrid of…