Artist Run Machines, Open Source Culture


A panel discussion with Professor Richard Fung

 
DateSaturday, April 12, 2008 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm

Cost

Free

Email

mam@imaa-ontario.ca

Location

Gladstone Hotel, Melody Room 1214 Queen St. W., Toronto, Ontario

Artist Run Machines, Open Source Culture is a public think tank hosted by artist activism author Clive Robertson with panelists Vera Frenkel, OCAD Integrated Media Professor Richard Fung, Steve Loft and Caroline Seck Langill.

Together with the audience, this seasoned multi-functioning group of artists, academics, critics, curators and activists will bring their unique experiences in the media arts to bear on questions of the sectors viability and validation within greater social, political and economic spheres. The audience will be challenged to interpret and evaluate the hybrid forms of organization and action that exist in the many territories between the institution and individual practitioners.

Richard Fung is video artist, cultural critic and educator. His video narratives move through individual lives to explore the fateful repercussions of culture and history. The politics of race, sexual orientation and colonialism are central themes in his work. His lectures and writings are on the forefront of arts and cultural activism. He currently teaches at OCAD.

DateSaturday, April 12, 2008 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm

Cost

Free

Email

mam@imaa-ontario.ca

Website Location

Gladstone Hotel, Melody Room 1214 Queen St. W., Toronto, Ontario

Saturday, April 12, 2008 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm

Artist Run Machines, Open Source Culture is a public think tank hosted by artist activism author Clive Robertson with panelists Vera Frenkel, OCAD Integrated Media Professor Richard Fung, Steve Loft and Caroline Seck Langill.

Together with the audience, this seasoned multi-functioning group of artists, academics, critics, curators and activists will bring their unique experiences in the media arts to bear on questions of the sectors viability and validation within greater social, political and economic spheres. The audience will be challenged to interpret and evaluate the hybrid forms of organization and action that exist in the many territories between the institution and individual practitioners.

Richard Fung is video artist, cultural critic and educator. His video narratives move through individual lives to explore the fateful repercussions of culture and history. The politics of race, sexual orientation and colonialism are central themes in his work. His lectures and writings are on the forefront of arts and cultural activism. He currently teaches at OCAD.

Venue & Address: 
Gladstone Hotel, Melody Room 1214 Queen St. W., Toronto, Ontario
Email: 
mam@imaa-ontario.ca
Cost: 
Free
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