In November 2015, the Aotearoa Digital Arts Network (ADA) brought together eight artists and writers in post-quake Ōtautahi Christchurch for a ‘book sprint’, the collaborative writing of a book over the course of five days. The result, A Transitional Imaginary: Space Network and Memory in Christchurch
The ADA BookSprint – Space, Network, Memory: Media Art and the Transitional City – Launch event at the XCHC. Nibbles and a cash bar, sound provided by Toshi Endo and Sound Sky.
A collection of the readings submitted by the participants as well as some links to relevant articles and information
Space, Network, Memory: Media Art and the Transitional City is a 5 day BookSprint that will include documentation and discussion of media art practices from around Aotearoa that engage with these interconnected themes (space, network, memory).Taking place at XCHC in Christchurch it will gather a group of up to 10 participants for an immersive creative writing project facilitated by Adam Hyde.
Call for Expressions of Interest for the ADA BookSprint: Space, Network, Memory: Media Art and the Transitional City, an immersive, innovative, collaborative writing event. To produce a publication that critically addresses a significant body of creative work, interwoven with documentation and discussion of media art practices from around Aotearoa that engage with the interconnected themes of space, network, and memory.
Oceans Mesh joins ADA and ANAT as network to enable connections that extend conversations across non-traditional collaborations. In curating the crew of a research vessel plying the waters of the pacific, the project proposes visiting campuses of USP in as a series of nodes in an expedition of discovery and creative solution making around the south pacific.