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theVOV – Collective Intimacy: Reviving a Live Programme

The Showroom is excited to join Season One: Revive the Archive of theVOV, a new virtual arts ecosystem, combining cutting edge XR technology with pioneering micro-philanthropy hosting 15 of the UK’s leading arts organisations to revive some of their most celebrated exhibitions of the recent past. The Showroom chose to revive their immersive Collective Intimacy platform to be accessible in a special digital archive format. This project, originally in collaboration with Prada and The Vinyl Factory, was hosted by The Showroom and The Store X in October – November 2019, launching within the Black Image Corporation installation by Theaster Gates. It took on a journey through multiple narratives of the current Black experience, offering futuristic imaginaries as jumping off points for a collaboration.... READ MORE...

From Black Boxes to Open Systems: NFTs and the Law

From Black Boxes to Open Systems is a knowledge-sharing initiative presented by the New Museum’s digital art affiliate Rhizome. The project aims to support artists and art organizations develop a better understanding of the concepts, skills, and infrastructure necessary for the exhibition, collection, and stewardship of born-digital art. Organized in collaboration with Serpentine Legal Lab, which promotes collaborations across art, science, and technology, this event convenes leading art lawyers to discuss the legal implications of NFTs for collectors and artistic collaborators.... READ MORE...

23rd Annual Sound Travels Festival of Sound Art 

NAISA introduces its new programming theme Digital in Nature, which is prompted by a reflection on the pervasive presence of digital technology in public life that plays out in parallel to a compulsion to leave the technology of the city behind and disappear up north to be closer to the natural world. The works curated for this year's Sound Travels Festival slide in and out of different points of tension in their relation to digital technology and nature.... READ MORE...