calendar 2005

festival participations & events by ambientTV.NET members, and open access activities at ambient space

25. - 27.Nov.05 BEYONDTV International Video Festival
This festival in Swansea, Wales, shows video works by activist, documentary filmmakers and many others who are using media to bring about positive change...
22. - 23.Nov.05 [Roma] Virtual Borders screening at:
IV Edition of the International Seminar on An overlook on ethnic minorities of Inland South-east Asia is hosted by Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”, Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia. On 22nd of Nov, the screening of Virtual Borders is followed by Q&A with the filmmaker.
20.Nov.05 TRANSMISSION (Russell Maliphant) World Premiere, Cannes
World premiere of Russell's new company work, TRANSMISSION, with music by Mukul, at the Festival de Danse, Cannes, on Sunday 20 November. Lighting is by regular collaborator Michael Hulls. The piece, a 35-minute female quintet, will tour around Europe over the next few months ahead of its London premiere at Sadler's Wells in April 2006.
28. - 29.Oct.05 Party in Kathmandu
Mukul will be playing at PartyNepal's PEACE PROJECT THAMEL festival on Saturday 29th October – a free street party in its 3rd year – and also at the club of the fabulous Yak and Yeti on Friday 28th. He will also be giving a workshop on music production. » read more
28.Oct.05 - 13.Nov.05 KISSS in Victoria, Australia
KISSS Kinship International Strategy on Surveillance and Suppression: ambient works are being included in this touring exhibition of products, process and residues from the meta performance project KISSS. Responding to political, social and personal issues around surveillance and suppression, KISSS incorporates the individual and collaborative practices of artists, writers and curators. » read more
20. - 21.Oct.05 Unknown White Male at The London Film Festival
UK Theatrical Premiere of a documentary by Rupert Murray, with soundtrack by Mukul. Doug Bruce was stricken with a rare form of amnesia that saw memories and experiences from the 37 years of his life wiped out in 2003. Film-maker and friend Rupert Murray spent over a year with him as he reconnected with his environment. Despite the trauma, Bruce finds some pleasures in his rebirth. First screened at Sundance 2005.
05.Oct.05 The art of the VJ- innovative audio-visual works from across the globe.
watch works by manu at the Night of moving image celebrating the best of VJ culture, curated by Scott Radnor. free entrance. Corbetts Place, Truman Brewery, Bricklane, London. 8pm till late.
04.Oct.05 Artist Talk and Orchestra of Anxiety demonstration
Recent works of artists Manu Luksch and Mukul Patel reflect upon the omnipresence of surveillance technology in our daily environment by making use of it in humorous, unanticipated ways. The artists will show examples of productions including the sound piece 'RENUMBER' that uses a Soviet spy dish as musical instrument, and the sci-fi thriller 'FACELESS', which is filmed entirely by CCTV cameras. Come early (or to one of the demo dates) to play a tune on their piece 'ORCHESTRA OF ANXIETY', currently on show at Watermans, 40 High Street, TW8 0DS, London.
01.Oct.05 Octobre en Normandie: Afterparty for Akram Khan
Théâtre Charles-Dullin, Le Grand-Quevilly, Rouen, France. Akram Khan Dance Company will be performing at the Octobre en Normandie festival. On the last night, the post-show party includes performances by The Divana Ensemble (musicians from Rajasthan), the Bollywood Brass Band (from London), and Mukul.
20.Sep.05 EVENT: contemporary dance
Saju Hari choreographs and dances a solo performance as part of Daredevas at the Purcell Room, South Bank Centre, London on 20 September. EVENT draws on Saju's training in contemporary dance and the South Indian martial art Kalaripayattu, and features music by the Kodo Drummers and Mukul.
20. - 24.Sep.05 A night (or two) in Tunisia
Celebrate the opening of the British Council's new building in Tunis with Mukul on the decks and Tunisia's first flush of video artists, working with YOUR MUM visuals. Thursday 22nd September. And if you're left wanting more bass, on Friday 23rd there's a party in the fantastic Carthage Acropolium.
15.Sep.05 - 23.Oct.05 ORCHESTRA OF ANXIETY at Watermans, London
For this new work to be first shown at Watermans Gallery, London-based artists Manu Luksch and Mukul Patel expand their ongoing explorations of the concept of security ... » read more
01. - 06.Sep.05 HINGES ON at Ars Electronica
during Manu+Mukul's workshop at Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, the students produced the installation piece HINGES ON, reflecting upon the cahnges Bangalore undergoes as "ICT capital INdias" and the role the grey economy plays...
06. - 06.Jul.05
Wednesday 6 July 18.15-20.15 Institute of Contemporary Art The Mall London SW1 » read more
01. - 10.Jul.05 VIRTUAL BORDERS
screening of this documentary film at ZIFF Festival of the Dhow Countries, Zanzibar
02. - 24.Jun.05 Mukul artist in residence at THE THING, NYC, NY
Tuesday, June 21, 9pm at 149 Ludlow Street (ground floor)
p h o n e m e (speak slowly after the tone) sound work by by mukul (ambientTV.NET) » read more
7.30 pm
HINGES ON _ responsive media installation and comment space on economic grey zones of the ict sector in around bangalore
by thomas abraham, umang razdan bhattacharrya, priyanka dilip, ishan ghosh, ramyah gowrishankar, pratima kalmadi, nishita kavadia, siddharth muthyala, hidish singh, k.t. thomas and divya viswanathan developed and realized during the tactical media lab led by manu and mukul (ambientTV.NET) at srishti school of art, design and technology
5 pm
ambient @ A.R.T. talks programme
Art, Resources and Teaching Presents: ambientTV.NET; venue: Centre for Education and Documentation (CED) No.7, 8th Main, 3rd Phase, Domlur 2nd Stage Bangalore 560 071
28.Apr.05 Launch: CRISIS - Commissions and Residencies at ISIS
ISIS Arts is pleased to announce the launch of the CRISIS website, showcasing 6 new web and moving image works by laurie halsey brown, Rob Kennedy, Manu Luksch, Sophia New, Spencer Roberts & Anneke Pettican, and Miranda Whall. Also featuring documentation from recent artist/curator joint residencies with Sarah Cook & Saul Albert and Ange Taggart, Chris Graham & amino (Ben Ponton and Lee Callaghan).
8 pm onwards
Justy & Mukul take over the decks at i-bar
Park Hotel, Bangalore
07. - 13.Apr.05 VIRTUAL BORDERS at 5th Human Rights Nights Film Festival
which will take place in Bologna from 7th to 13th of April 2005. A section of the programme will also tour the cities of Forl�, Turin, Rome and Palermo.
01.Apr.05 - 01.May.05 Bangalore-Srishti School of Art Design and Technology
1 month course in media arts led by Manu and Mukul
22. - 23.Mar.05 b|b|b at apeejay media gallery, new delhi
bombay, badarpur border: group show featuring Shaina Anand, Mukul Patel, Ashok Sukumaran.
Ways of Working 2, Appropriation and Collaboration in Contemporary Practice
A day symposium on appropriation and collaboration with the likes of CC-UK and Own-IT! in attendance:
1:30 - 4 pm
The Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Anthropology Centre (Bangkok) invites you
to the screening of 'Virtual Borders', a multi-facetted media project with and about the Akha people. Followed by a presentation by Manu Luksch and Q&A session. SAC, room 407, 4th floor, SAC building, 20 Pha Boromarachachonnani Rd. Bangkok 10170 Tel. 662-8809429
20.Feb.05 Public Art In(ter)vention symposium, Thailand
Join workshop The Spy School Exercise #6 to discuss the relevance of these themes for Asia and the Asian public arts context.
7 pm- 10 pm
FLY STORIES (to be continued...) launch event
The launch event of FLY STORIES (to be continued...), a road cinema festival showing films on MIGRATION in rural Northern Thailand, takes place at Suan-dok Temple, Chiang Mai. Film programme was curated by Manu Luksch on invitation by Fly With Me to Another World project.
15.Jan.05 Harmony by Saju Hari
As part of Resolution! 2005 at The Place, London, Saju Hari will be presenting his new work, Harmony, on Saturday January 15th. Mukul made the sound work out of an interview conducted by Saju with a serial killer of insects. Tickets 715. We have some 2 off vouchers at ambientspace so if you're in the area and want one, swing by!
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