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January 12, 2006

The Upgrade! Lisbon


January meeting featuring Patricia Gouveia and Nuno Correia

Lisboa 20 Arte Contemporânea welcomes, from this January, The Upgrade! Lisbon, a monthly gathering of new media artists, curators and general public that fosters dialogue and creates opportunities for collaboration within the new media art community. At each meeting one artist/curator present work in progress, past work or a concept and participate in a discussion with those attending the presentation. We would be delighted if you could come - whether you are an artist, a techie or simply someone who is interested in new media art!

The Upgrade! Lisbon is curated by Luis Silva and will have for its first meeting Patrícia Gouveia and Nuno Correia presenting their 2005 project Role Playing Egas

The Upgrade! (http://theupgrade.net) was started by Yael Kanarek in 1999 and is currently hosted by Eyebeam, New York City. Upgrade! affiliates include Vancouver (2003, curated by Kate Armstrong), Montreal (2004, curated by tobias c. van Veen), Boston (2005, curated by Jo-Anne Green), Seoul (2005, curated by Suhjung Hur), Tel Aviv (2005, curated by Mushon Shual), Munich (2005, curated by Tamiko Thiel), Oklahoma City (2005, Adam Brown), Chicago (2005, Open Node), Istanbul (2005, curated by basak senova), Scotland (2005, curated by Cezanne Charles, Robb Mitchell and Michelle Kasprzak) and Sofia (2005, curated by Kyd Campbell).

Calendar of events:

January 17th (19:00) :
Patrícia Gouveia e Nuno Correia
Role Playing Egas
Rua Tenente Ferreira Durão, 18B 1350-315 Lisboa (Campo de Ourique)

André Sier

Susana Mendes Silva

(For more information or project presentation, please email me) or go to The Upgrade! Lisbon

Posted by luis at January 12, 2006 01:42 PM