Category Archives: Art

What happened at the symposium…

Many thanks to everyone who made the Digital Natives Symposium such a great event. It will give us a great deal to consider and reflect upon as we move toward producing a publication for the project. Since so many of … Continue reading

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Distance is not an evil that should be abolished. It is the normal condition of any communication.

These words of Jacques Rancière’s have been taken from a speech entitled “The Emancipated Spectator” that he originally addressed to the 5th International Summer Academy in Frankfurt, Germany on 20 August 2004, and which has since been compiled as part … Continue reading

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Hot Spot

I love this billboard. It’s a rare example of how a familiar sort of object can carry irony right up from its underpinnings. In this most regulated city, it maneuvers its way past being out of place, and brings the … Continue reading

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Origins myth

The project started when I was out for a run around False Creek last winter and, crossing the Burrard Street bridge, I saw the digital billboard for the first time. I’d been using social media, twitter especially, for a little … Continue reading

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