AffeXity featured in a talk at Whitney Museum of American Art

The Living Archives performance AffeXity: Passages & Tunnels (2013) was featured in a recent talk by Edward A. Shanken at the Whitney Museum of American Art, along with with other artworks using augmented reality and layering. Shanken’s talk was part of Shared Spaces, a symposium addressing the ways in which … Continue reading

Invitation: One Hundred Years With Immigrant Women In Malmö

On Dec 2 at Garaget in Malmö there is a workshop between 18.30–20.30 specifically on women’s stories related to immigration to Malmö. It is part of the project “One Hundred Years With Immigrant Women In Malmö”. It was initiated by the Iranian activist Parvin Ardalan, but is now running with … Continue reading

Performing Memory: paper to be presented at the LARM conference

On Nov 15, Susan Kozel contributes a paper to the LARM Audio Research Archive Conference on Digital Archives, Audiovisual Media, and Cultural Memory at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Kozel’s paper is entitled Performing Memory. Kozel writes: This paper opens out the Performing Memory research strand of Living Archives. Based around the … Continue reading

Lecture on Somatic Materialism at the Aesthetic Seminar series

On Nov 14, Susan Kozel presents at the “Æstetisk seminar” (Aesthetic Seminar) lecture series at the Department of Aesthetics and Communication, Aarhus University, Denmark. The title of the lecture is Somatic Materialism: Affect, Performance and Archiving. Kozel writes: This talk will be an exploration of somatic materialism. Initially a visceral … Continue reading

Participation at the seminar “Infrastructuring the Commons”

Living Archives researcher Erling Björgvinsson is at Aalto University, Finland, to take part in a seminar on issues of commons. The title of the seminar is “Infrastructuring the Commons?”. Björgvinsson and Sanna Marttila hosts the session Cultural Commons, described below in more detail. Text: Björgvinsson and Marttila (originally published on co-p2p.mlog.taik.fi) … Continue reading

Jacek Smolicki joins the team

Jacek Smolicki is since September PhD student in Media and Communication Studies at the School of Arts and Communications, Malmö University. He is also a member of the Living Archives project. Here’s an introduction to him and his work! Jacek Smolicki has a background in interdisciplinary art and design. Drawing on conceptual … Continue reading

Passages and Tunnels at Re-New 2013

Update Oct 28 – the official invitation to take part in AffeXity: Passages & Tunnels is published here. AffeXity: Passages and Tunnels is a project on “affect in urban spaces”, which will be performed at the Re-New Digital Arts Festival in Copenhagen, October, 2013. Living Archives project members Susan Kozel and Daniel … Continue reading

Outcome of the Digisam seminar “A sneak peek of Living Archives”

Living Archives hosted the Developer’s Breakfast at the Riksarkivet conference Digisam 2013 in Malmö. Here’s a short wrap-up of the seminar that dealt with these topics: (1) how archives can be “lived/performed”, (2) contemporary personal archiving practices, and (3) digital archives, open data and crowdsourcing. The seminar started with a brief introduction … Continue reading

The paper Archiving Bodies presented at The Nordic Summer University, Turku (March 2013)

Living Archives project members Erling Björgvinsson and Anders Høg Hansen went to the Popmodernism Circle at the Nordic Summer University in Turku, Finland, to present their paper entitled Archiving Bodies – Bodies, Leisure and (territorial) Politics. The author’s use Malraux’s problematic notion of “the museum without walls” – where disparate items … Continue reading

Living Archives and Archiving Bodies

Living Archives researcher Erling Björgvinsson went to the conference Don’t forget the archives: Collecting Non-Archives for the Post-Media Condition, at Leuphana University, Lüneburg, Germany, to discuss a few of the challenges we face with regard to collaborative archiving practices. Erling Björgvinsson presented the paper Living Archives and Archiving Bodies, co-authored by Anders Høg Hansen. … Continue reading

DansAR workshops

The DansAR workshop series was an Augmented Reality (AR) performance project exploring how digital media content (e.g. videos and still images) can be made accessible and lived by means of augmented reality technologies. This post is an edited version of DansAR 01 & 02 Feb-March 2013 written by project partner Jeannette … Continue reading

Project news: Seminar on augmented (un)-reality

The Living Archives project group meets in person on a bi-weekly basis for seminars on poignant topics and discussions on what directions we should take. This week’s meeting was on the topic of Augmented Reality (AR), led by Daniel Spikol. The discussion on future directions of AR in this project … Continue reading

Dance and augmented reality performance – DansAR 01

Come join us at Skånes Dansteater this Friday at 2.30 PM for a dance and augmented-reality performance: DansAR 01. You are invited to an informal presentation with dancers from Skånes Dansteater’s community outreach program who, for the past week, have been working with researchers from Medea and faculty and students … Continue reading