Annika Eriksson’s Adventure Ahead

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Gymnasium‘s Adventure Ahead is new project which is derived from footage from the Media Archive of Central England in Lincoln, which holds a huge array of films from amateur and broadcast sources. The work takes footage from a number of sources, including Children Rule 2080 – a science-fiction film, made in 1980, featuring children in a future world. Creating a time-warp of propositional projection from and reflection on this key era in social history, the project takes the form of a film installation in a temporary venue in Lincoln city centre. Selected previous works by Annika Eriksson can be seen at Project Space Plus, the University of Lincoln gallery.

Annika Eriksson is a Swedish artist living in Berlin. Her work is often concerned with loops of time and hallucinations of unrealised futures, considering the future from the present, in relation to the past or vice versa, and interweaving different time zones. Over the years, Eriksson has produced a large number of works in which the perception of time, structures of power, and social visions are called into question.

16 Oct — 14 Nov 2015 // Wednesday – Saturday, 11-4pm //  The Old Liberal Club, St Swithins Square, Lincoln, LN2 1HA // FREE

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Creative Designers Needed for AppFest

The University of Lincoln need talented people to join a 48-hour App creating marathon to design and build and application for University of Lincoln open days.

This is a fantastic CV-enhancing opportunity for coders, creative thinkers and designers. Food will be provided.
Terms and condition apply.

There will be prizes and the opportunity to take part in a long term project. AppFest will take place from 16-18 October.

Register your team here!

MAIDE: Studio Factory

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The final show for the MA International Design Enterprise (MAIDE) programme in the School of Architecture & Design, College of Arts will run from Saturday 17 October for 2 weeks. The Private View is Friday 16 October by invitation.

The exhibition (the studio element) of work will be in the postgraduate studio on floor 3 of the Art, Architecture & Design building East, and various workshops (the factory element) will run throughout the exhibition around the University.

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These will be small workshops showing how the works were created which will be mainly conducted when access to the exhibition – which is also a teaching space – is not available.

All MAIDE works are available for purchase or order.

Saturday 17th October- Saturday 31st October // AAD East, University of Lincoln. 

 

TOOL – Maker Lab Collective

The Maker Lab Collective would like to invite you to join them in “making”:

TOOL;

Something regarded as necessary to the carrying out of one’s occupation or profession. Something used in the performance of an operation; an instrument.

A device for performing work, tool suggests an implement adapted to facilitate a definite kind or stage of work and suggests the need of skill more strongly than implement.

A tool can be a physical object such as mechanical tools including saws and hammers or a technical object such as web authoring tool or a software program.

Furthermore; a concept can be a tool.

Creating is the tool, which allows the child’s mind to grow.

Words are a tool.

 

THE BRIEF;

Make a tool; use the tool to show what the tool can do.

This project is aimed at anyone who is interested in MAKING of any kind.

The deadline for this project is Monday 11th January 2016, resulting in an exhibition of work.