THE COOPERATIVE: SOUNDNETWORK CALL OUT DEADLINE MONDAY 9th AUGUST
The Cooperative is a high visibility gallery space
and artistic hub space for the duration of the Liverpool International Biennial,
creating a platform on which the permanent, quality artist groups in Liverpool
can showcase their practise, interests and influences to the international
This is a ground-breaking initiative run by seven artists
groups in Liverpool... Arena, Mercy, Red Wire, The Royal Standard, Jump Ship
Rat, SoundNetwork and The Lost Soul & Stranger Service Station.
Collectively we are
taking over a disused shop in the heart of the city centre and installing an
exhibition space, portfolio library and information centre for the duration of
SoundNetwork are planning an artist's hackspace framework to support selected ideas from this open submission.
A hackspace is a workplace where people from a range of disciplines sound, new music, visual art and technology can work together informally and make something: an installation, a performance, an action, a robot, an instrument or an online thing!
Jelly's a casual work
event where everyone's invited. It's for anyone who'd like to work
alongside other creative people in a welcoming environment. You bring
your laptop and some work, and Jelly provides wifi, a chair, and smart
people to bounce ideas off of and collaborate with.
Fast-paced, fun, thought-provoking, social, local, global—Ignite is all
of these and more. It's a high-energy evening of 5-minute talks by
people who have an idea—and the guts to get onstage and share it with
their hometown crowd.
Run by local volunteers who are connected through
the global Ignite network, Ignite is a force for raising the collective
IQ and building connections in each city. And, via streaming and
archived videos of local talks, local Ignites share all that knowledge
and passion with the world.
How Why DIY is an open festival of DIY
technology and art which will be presented as a hands on friendly car
boot sale taking place in the old Rapid Paint Shop August.
designers, entrepreneurs, makers and hobbyists will be showing the
public how to use technology in their own way and on their terms. But
they need you to run a workshop or could you contribute
to the afternoon seminar or would you be interested in sponsoring an
element of the event.
identified so far for what sounds like an exciting day or techy
rewire your old iPpods Arduino’s – building from the ground up Citizen reporting,
blogging, podcasting, vidcasting, Live streaming and social media Retro Gaming and Wii
workshops Open Sourcing your computer Computer recycling and
Why? DIY! are also looking for people to add to this series of
workshops - especially in the areas of Micro blogging, on line radio,
wordpress or joomla workshops, or anything else that fits with the
seminar At the end of the day they will be holding
an open to all seminar to discuss how can Liverpool have a more joined
up approach to it's use of creative technology. If your interested in
getting involved then can i encourage you to join up to the network. How? Why? DIY!
The dates are
yet to be confirmed but we have heard that it is going to be either Saturday
21st August or Sunday 22nd August
Rapid Paint shop on Renshaw Street, Liverpool
An EP of 5 selected live improvised, minimal composition experiments from
2010 and one from 2009. The tracks ‘Six Lines’, ‘Buddha Book Taps’ and
‘Accidental Ending’ are taken from the same recording. ‘Buddah Book
Taps’ features samples from the FM3 Buddha Machine II and the end to ‘Accidental
Ending’ is a genuine accident with the main loop cutting off instead of
fading out. The sounds are made with; amplified books, contact mic,
broken cymbal, small cymbal, toy xylaphone, wire rack, pill packet,
typewriter, breath, 3 band pocket radio, tape recorder, found field
recording tape, ‘Steam In The 50s’ tape, turntable, ‘Golden Age of
Steam’ record, fence brace, various found objects, reel-to-reel tape
recorder, digital delay, Loopstation. Available as a free download.