[-empyre-] all call to -empyre- subscribers- see below
carolinewoolard at gmail.com
Tue Jun 4 03:01:50 EST 2013
1) a brief bio, with contact information
2) a two-paragraph description of your practice, current/recent
projects, or writing or curatorial activities
Caroline Woolard (caroline at ourgoods.org) is an artist and organizer based
in Brooklyn, New York. Making sculptures, furniture, events, and workshops,
Woolard co-creates spaces for critical exchange, forgotten histories, and
plausible futures. Her practice is research-based and collaborative. In
2009, Woolard cofounded three organizations to support collaborative
cultural production: a studio <http://vimeo.com/2805154> space, a barter
network <http://ourgoods.org>, and Trade School <http://tradeschool.coop>.
Woolard teaches at the New School<http://finearts.parsons.edu/home/?q=node/5>,
is a Fellow at Eyebeam <http://eyebeam.org/people/caroline-woolard>, and
spends time organizing candid lectures on
she’s not in the archives at
MoMA <http://momatalks.tumblr.com/artistsexperiment> working on a
until June 30th. By 2018, Woolard hopes to establish a community
land trust <http://eyebeam.org/projects/hacker-house-community-land-trust-0>in
New York City with community organizers, computer engineers, and
who are dedicated to lifelong
On Mon, Jun 3, 2013 at 11:21 AM, Renate Ferro <rtf9 at cornell.edu> wrote:
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> Thank you Melinda for starting out the month of June on -empyre-.
> Here is a bit more information on an all call to all subscribers to
> -empyre- We are looking forward to hearing from all of you.
> An Archival Event: Who is –empyre?
> From our website:
> -empyre- is a global community of new media artists, curators,
> theorists, producers, and others who participate in monthly thematic
> discussions via an e-mail listserv.
> -empyre- facilitates online discussion encouraging critical
> perspectives on contemporary cross-disciplinary issues, practices and
> events in networked media
> Noting -empyre- soft-skinned space’s passage through its tenth-year
> anniversary, (January 2012) we have been spending time cruising
> through the layered archive of posts during that time.
> -empyre- has grown from a small organic collective begun by Melinda
> Rackam to a large international listserv, now with over 1600 members.
> One of Melinda's brilliant moves was to link the list serve to
> software that automatically archives each post for future access --
> this was quite a prescient feat a decade ago.
> As we have been thinking of interesting ways to mark the passage into
> the next decade, as -empyre- continues to morph and grow in the
> environment of Web 2.0 (now clearly with many, many more lurkers and
> passive participants than active interlocutors), we thought it might
> be nice to take a moment to archive the projects of our members.
> This is an open invitation to all of our subscribers. We invite you
> to submit a post with:
> 1) a brief bio, with contact information
> 2) a two-paragraph description of your practice, current/recent
> projects, or writing or curatorial activities
> Thanks to all of you.
> Renate Ferro, Tim Murray, Simon Biggs, and Patrick Lichty
> Renate Ferro
> Visiting Assistant Professor of Art
> Cornell University
> Department of Art, Tjaden Hall Office #420
> Ithaca, NY 14853
> Email: <rtf9 at cornell.edu>
> URL: http://www.renateferro.net
> Lab: http://www.tinkerfactory.net
> Managing Co-moderator of -empyre- soft skinned space
> empyre forum
> empyre at lists.cofa.unsw.edu.au
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