Monthly Archives: February 2012

DORKBOT-SYD : GROUP SHOW (2012)

An exhibition of people doing strange things with electricity ░░░ ░░░ ░░ ░░ ░░ ░░░ ░░░

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CJ Conway , George Poonkhin Khut, MPU (Mobile Projection Unit): Lukasz Karluk,
Rene Christen, Nick Clark, Peter Blamey, Paul Greedy

SERIAL SPACE – 33 Wellington St, Chippendale, www.serialspace.org
Opening: 18:00-20:00 Tues 6th March
Open: 12:00-18:00 7th – 11th March
Artist Talk: 14:00 11th March

The annual Dorkbot Sydney Group Show is an exhibition of “people doing strange things with electricity”. The show presents a collection of interactive installations, generative art, sound art and electronic sculpture by artists from around Australia.
Dorkbot Sydney has been running regular events since 2006, establishing a community of curious people. Dorkbot aims to bring people together, presenting independent innovative work from all fields including artists, musicians, engineers, programmers and hobbyists.
Dorkbot Sydney is supported by Serial Space, an artist run initiative dedicated to the development and presentation of experimental, hybrid and interdisciplinary art.

DORKBOT-SYD : FEB 2012 : PHYSICAL COMPUTING, COCKROACHES, GAMERS

What: “People doing strange things with electricity“
Where: Serial Space, 33 Wellington St, Chippendale
When: Tuesday 28th February, 7pm for a 7:30 start

PRESENTERS

MANUEL BETANCURT
I would like to talk a little bit about physical computing and mobile devices, showing an application: measuring the response of the neurones in a cockroach leg as sound and visualising it in a mobile device.

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JAHAN KALANTAR : GAMINGSYDNEY
Jahan Kalantar will be talking about GamingSydney which provides a broad community environment for gamers in Australia. Currently we run TF2, CSS and Minecraft servers and plan on launching a gaming media site soon. GamingSydney’s mission is to bring many attributes separate gaming communities offer and bring them together by involving a great degree of community involvement. GamingSydney aims to link players with their local community and promote value through engagement.
http://forums.gamingsydney.com/

YOU – SHOW + TELL
As per usual there is an open session at the end of Dorkbot for very informal impromptu short show and tells. Anyone is invited to bring along something they are working on and show us your stuff! Don’t be shy now…

RESISTANCE IS FUTILE : I HAZ MINES