Four words: technology

    Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

    Abstract

    Some scientists believe that at the foundation of our 'reality' might in fact be numbers and, if so, the likelihood they suggest is that it will be the number four. FOUR WORDS: TECHNOLOGY brings together professionals and visual art students from Leeds Beckett University to think about our broader relationship with technology in only four words, each animated over thirty seconds to an exclusive soundtrack composed by Scanner. Other contributors to the project include a long-term member of pioneering electronic band Kraftwerk, the founder of the Foundation for Art & Creative Technology, sound engineers ARUP, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, East Street Arts, Leeds United Supporters' Trust and students from Leeds Beckett's MA Art & Design and undergraduate Fine Art and Graphic Arts and Design courses. FOUR WORDS: TECHNOLOGY will remain in situ for three months, kick-starting a new curatorial programme for Leeds and is also part of an ongoing series of billboard and screen works considering the relationship between the everyday and the avant-garde.
    Original languageUndefined
    Publication statusPublished - 23 Nov 2017

    Bibliographical note

    FOUR WORDS: TECHNOLOGY will be presented on the 9m-high Media Wall in the Platform Building that houses the new Leeds Tech Hub, with the screenings commencing for the building's launch on 23 November 2017.

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