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September 19, 2006



Contemporary Media Arts Commissions

Independent Photography invites you to a evening showcase of PENINSULA, contemporary art exploring the Greenwich Peninsula :: Thursday 5th October 2006, 6.30pm:: Greenwich Yacht Club, 1 Peartree Way, London SE10 0BW. :: info[at]independentphotography.org.uk :: 20 8858 2825.

PENINSULA is a programme of contemporary media arts commissions by Independent Photography. The showcase will present: Greenwich Emotion Map: Mapping how people feel about the Peninsula by Christian Nold :: Exploring the peninsula through personal journeys, participants have recorded their responses to the area using biological tracking devices and digital tools, producing a new emotion map of the peninsula.

Accidental Holiday: A guide to thriving on the Peninsula by Lottie Child :: Taking inspiration from feral life, councillors, residents, developers and school children have collaborated with the artist to investigate what people need to thrive on the peninsula. The work explores playful, challenging, nuturing and risky activities, including constructing shelters and feeding off the land.

Peninsula Voices: A GPS sound walk of Peninsula life and politics by Daniel Belasco Rogers / Plan b :: A sound walk using GPS and handheld computer devices to explore the Peninsula Ward. As you walk, you hear voices recounting insights, events and memories of the landscape around you.

Gasworks to Dome: An online archive of Peninsula history by Rib Davis & Tom Keene :: A new website encouraging exploration and contribution to the history of East Greenwich and the peninsula within living memory. It presents oral histories, old photographs, and new digital images of the area as an open archive inviting contributions from the public.

Peninsula.me.uk: New tools for community communication by Comwifinet: A research project bringing residents and workers together to share information about what's happening to the area and to discuss their interests and issues. Participants are learning new self-publishing (blogging) tools, community website tools (CMS/Joomla) and email/web-based discussion lists (phpBB).

Posted by jo at September 19, 2006 02:02 PM