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Nederlands Instituut voor Mediakunst (NL) from 14. Nov 08 : This is the story of a woman who does everything by the booklet... A NEW AND EXCITING EXPERIENCE is a suite of works (installations, book, film) based on the language of user manuals. Originally commissioned by SPACE Studios and Queen Mary College London, works are now installed as part of the group show 'Speaking Out Loud', Amsterdam.
25.Jan.08 - 02.Mar.08 LONDON: exhibition THE NOT QUITE YET
An exhibition of new works by Manu Luksch & Mukul Patel, Loraine Leeson, Stacy Makishi and Lois Weaver. The artists respond to research with groups of older people in East London and ask how the UK’s 'ageing' population can engage with future design processes of Technology. You are invited to the opening: 25th of Jan 6-8pm; SPACE Gallery, 129 - 131 Mare St, London E8.
10.Jan.08 - 23.Feb.08 MONTREAL [CA]: function fiction
'function fiction' at dazibao, centre de photographies actuelles, includes works by Rod Dickinson (UK), Michael Klier (Germany), Manu Luksch (Austria), Pavel Pavlov (Canada), David Tomas (Canada) This exhibition is concerned with images whose nature is first of all functional and documentary, such as scientific footage or images taken by surveillance cameras, which are then recuperated and re-used to construct fictions or fictitious worlds. The works presented explore the connection between photography (or the recorded image) and its various technological extensions, but also in the idea of diversion of the primary function of the images and their re-appropriation by artists.
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FACELESS is included in the COLLECTION CENTRE POMPIDOU and BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE's NATIONAL ARCHIVE was shown at film festivals, art galleries, museums, human rights events, and youth clubs , including: Hasselblad Foundation, Nuit Blanche (MOntreal), Centre Pompidou, Whitechapel Gallery (London), Galerie Motte et Rouet, Ars Electronica, Dazibao centre de photographies actuelles, Big Brother Awards and La Ligue des droits de l’Homme (Brusseles).


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06.Sep.07 LINZ [AT]: Identity 2.0 – Die Wiedergewinnung der Souveränität @ Ars Electronica
The theme of this year's Ars Electronica Festival is 'Goodbye Privacy'. Manu Luksch, maker of CCTV sci-fi film FACELESS, participates in the symposium (6 September 14:00 - 17:00) the UNESCO lounge (8 September 15:30-17:30), Montagsgespräch (3 September 19:30) and the the exhibition 'Second City' (opening 5 September 19:00).
11. - 11.Jun.07 WIEN: Short film programme @ New Directors' Lounge, Schikaneder Kino
Screening of short films by Manu Luksch, followed by 'heteronom 1' by Sabine Sonnenschein. where: Schikaneder Kino, Margaretenstraße 24, 1040 Wien.
25. - 27.Apr.07 CAMBRIDGE: FACELESS @ ENTER_Unknown Territories
Art and new technology practice challenges the borders between creative disciplines, contemporary culture and commerce, questioning the relationship between producer and consumer. As these boundaries are dissolved and reformed, new kinds of spaces are emerging in which creativity and experience can exist. ENTER_Unknown Territories provides an opportunity to explore these new spaces and investigate their potential for collaboration between artists, businesses and academics. Manu Luksch will participate at the panel 'Control Technology'. Her film FACELESS will be screened at the Arts Picturehouse Sunday 12:00
01. - 02.Jun.07 WIEN: Orchestra of Anxiety @ Soho in Ottakring
where: Frieda Halle A, Friedmanngasse 36, 1160 Wien. when: friday, 1st of June 15:00 - 21:00 saturday, 2nd of June 14:00 - 18:00
10. - 29.Apr.07 ROTTERDAM, DEAF 07: faceless - the spectral children
The screening programme at Dutch Electronic Art Festival DEAF 07 includes CCTV-thriller 'faceless - the spectral children'.
31.Mar.07 - 13.May.07 TURKU: 'faceless - the spectral children' @ Digitally Yours
'faceless - the spectral children' by Manu Luksch will be shown at the exhibition 'Digitally Yours' is hosted by the Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova museum, Turku, Finland. It includes works by Laura Beloff & Erich Bergen, Phil Coy, Christian Nold, Locus+ & Chris Burden, Juha Huuskonen, Anita Fontaine, Pia Tikka, Markus Renvall, Ken Rinaldo, Soda, Asa Stahl & Kristina Lindstrom, and Animaatiokone Industries
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