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Gordana Novakovic wins Arts Council grant for digital art exhibition

The "Technology Is Not Neutral" exhibition will take place the at Phoenix Brighton as part of Brighton Digital Festival 2016 from 2nd - 25th September. It will be a major new touring exhibition of digital artworks by leading pioneering and contemporary female digital artists. The exhibition is curated by UCL-CS artist in residence Gordana Novakovic, Anna Dumitriu and Irini Papadimitriou.

From drone choreography, sequencing of bacteria and brainwave art to hacking reality, social media activism and telepresence, this exhibition will highlight the contribution of female artists in shaping what digital art is today. The exhibition title references the challenges faced by female artists in this field where they are often under-represented.

The exhibition will feature existing and newly commissioned artworks by Ghislaine Boddington, Susan Collins, Laura Dekker, Anna Dumitriu, Bhavani Esapathi, Julie Freeman, Kate Genevieve, Sue Gollifer, Luciana Haill, Nina Kov, and Gordana Novakovic. It is funded by Arts Council England, The Computer Arts Society, and UCL Department of Computer Science and supported by Women Shift Digital, Phoenix Brighton and Watermans.



Posted 08 Aug 16 08:36