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Discussion with Ilze Black: Fostering collaborations, co-working and skill-sharing, 25.9.

On this upcoming Tuesday 25.7. evening, from 17.30-20.00 at Made in Kallio's cafe (Vaasankatu 14), there will be a discussion about using the tools and methods of media art to foster collaborations, co-working and skill-sharing: From traditions of tea drinking to the art of war, creating situations to support communities of practice.

Please join us for a cup of tea and evening discussion on how to master skills and encourage learning in a contemporary urban environment. Curator and media artist Ilze Black shares her practices and reflects on her 1-week micro-residency at Pixelache Helsinki – from fungal mycelia to network commons. See also Facebook event.

Ilze Black is a media artist and producer. She has curated numerous media productions, art events and happenings in and around London during last 15 years. She is one of the co-founders of the innovative new media arts collectives AmbientTV.net and Take2030. In 1990s post-Soviet Latvia, Ilze cofounded the seminal art initiative art bureau OPEN. Her projects focus on network populism, free wireless, open communities and transnational society. For five years, Ilze led Waterman’s new media art programme and is also an associate of NodeL and HiveNetworks. She was the director of the Class Wargames film about Debord’s The Game of War. Ilze is at present studying for a doctorate in the Media and Art Technology at Queen Mary University London.

Some links to her most recent activities and contexts:

http://www.classwargames.net/
http://www.take2030.net

http://ghack.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/
http://www.mztek.org/

Venue: Made in Kallio (Vaasankatu 14): http://www.madeinkallio.fi

More information about Pixelache Helsinki's Micro-residency programme: