Posts Tagged ‘User Generated Content’

Blank Media Collective Launch Opening: 2nd June 2011

Monday, June 13th, 2011

We had a really successful opening night, and had many positive responses about the work and the exhibition concept. In total we had approximately 150 visitors and over the past week we have had on average 260 people come through the door.

We were particularly interested in hosting our exhibition at MadLab, as it’s a really interesting and creative space, and we wanted to create a blended exhibition of different works and practices that take place here. A good example of this is in reference to Paul Plowman‘s Twitter Drum, as this was conceptualised and made at the HacMan group which is based at MadLab. We also worked with Teawitter who created a fun picnic in the gallery. (more…)

Blank Media Collective Exhibition

Friday, May 6th, 2011

Blank Media

Title: Blank Media Collective Exhibition
Location: MadLab
Description: Blank Media Collective presents an exhibition showcasing work about social media in collaboration with MadLab, Manchester.
Start Date: 2011-06-03
Start Time: 11:00
End Date: 2011-06-16
End Time: 17:00

Artists: Osvaldo Cibils, Jamie Crewe, Douglas Gast, Melissa Henderson, Pippa Lennox, Paul Plowman, Mark Powell, Jennifer Ross, Sarah Terry, Elizabeth Wewiora & Jennifer Steele and Teawitter.

Blank Media Collective curators are excited to present the exhibition User Generated Content. Collaboratively working with MadLab, the exhibition focuses on social media and its relevancy in this day and age.

From artists to arduino engineers, Blank Media Collective have searched ‘virtually’ every corner of the world to present to you the weird, wonderful and quirky things people are creating in the physical realm.

The diverse content of this exhibition includes facebook stalking, ‘like’ popularity contests, twitter drum, status-stealing poetry, political statements, never-ending you tube feed, cakes, flickr craft, moving image works, and a visual portrayal of an online relationship.