EUCIDA (European connections in Digital Art) aims to promote a community of digital, media and technology artists, curators, researchers and cultural workers, to share experiences creative practices and opportunities transnationally.
Echo Chamber, takes the form of three exhibitions that will take place simultaneously across three sites in Ireland, Latvia and France. Six contemporary visual artists have been selected, two from each of the host countries, whose practice is rooted in various aspects of digital technology. The exhibitions will feature the work of Adam Gibney, Helen Mac Mahon, Jeanne Briand, Fabian Leaustic, Rasa Smite and Paula Vitola.
The EUCIDA Curator in Residence for 2017, Matthew Nevin is exploring the idea of an 'Echo Chamber’, a metaphor for a situation where information, ideas or beliefs are reinforced inside an 'enclosed' system, and where different or opposing beliefs are censored or underrepresented. In this way the digital arts may sometimes seem like an echo chamber for the viewing public, something which is only for a specific tech savvy audience. Our aim is to create an accessible dialogue between the digital arts and its interpretation of politics, culture and society through technology to a European-wide public.
‘Echo Chamber’ aims to create an accessible dialogue between the digital arts and its interpretation of politics, culture and society.
The exhibitions will take place on the following dates -
Luznava Manor, Rezeknes, Latvia: 9th June -31st of August 2017
Rua Red, Tallaght, Ireland: 16th June -31st August 2017
Espace multimedia gantner, Bourogne, France: 24th June - 22nd July 2017.
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