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Robots and Avatars e-publication is out

16/09/2013 - 15:32

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We are very happy to announce that Robots and Avatars e-publication is out now,  featuring the most exciting visions from international experts and artists on the future of work and play. The final output of our EU Culture project, the e-publication explores Artificial Intelligence, Health and Well Being, Behaviours and Ethics and more through a [...]

‘Visions of Our Communal dreams’ workshops in Tallinn

15/09/2013 - 18:14

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body>data>space has been invited by the British Council Estonia to run workshops on Avatars and Virtual Worlds from 4th to to 6th October in Tallinn as part of the Vaba Linn (Free City) programme that will culminate with a conference at the end of October. Led by Leanne Hammacott, Michael Takeo Magruder and Drew Baker, [...]

Women in Technologies

23/07/2013 - 15:26

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‘How do we ensure a feminine viewpoint will emerge in the next generations of arts, software development, web, social media and other digital businesses?’ As a female led interdisciplinary design collective, body>data>space is recognised as international long term advocators for equal access for women in technology, promoting and supporting the work of many female artists [...]

Book for Robots and Avatars workshops at Watermans

18/07/2013 - 12:22

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After last year success of  ‘Hey There Pussycat‘ body>data>space team returns at Watermans Art Centre for another series of creative workshops. Led and conceived  by body>data>space ‘Robots and Avatars’ project explores how young people will work and play with new representational forms of themselves and others in virtual and physical life in the next 10-15 [...]

Robots and Avatars in in Taiwan’s annual Digital and Performing Arts Festival publication

07/06/2013 - 15:17

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We are very happy to announce that body>data>space and Robots and Avatars got showcased in Taiwan’s annual Digital and Performing Arts Festival vol. 2, a beautiful publication featuring some of the most innovative digital artists and producers at an international level. The article (in mandarin only) illustrates body>data>space visions and background, especially focusing on two [...]

‘Visions of Our Communal Dreams’ showcase at The Great Digital Exhibition

17/05/2013 - 10:48

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Explore the Avatar Age! As part of the Digital Shoreditch 2013 Great Digital Exhibition body>data>space presents a showcase version of ‘Visions of Our Communal Dreams’. Join us on-site to explore this beautiful interactive virtual island and fly your avatar (gallery room B34 / basement). You can also join us online and through Twitter @voocd • Instil [...]

Robots and Avatars May 2013 Debates and Activities in Slovenia

04/04/2013 - 17:27

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Final activities of our EU project Robots and Avatars will take place in May 2013, after 2 years of packed activities, including a fantastically successful touring exhibition from the UK to Slovenia and Romania, inspiring learning experiences and debates with international experts around future worlds of work, identity/representation and ethics. Before that, body>data>space are now [...]

Robocolleague

05/03/2013 - 14:07

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Interesting article from The Economist, on how “Robots are getting more powerful. That need not be bad news for workers.” “WATSON, an IBM supercomputer, spectacularly beat its human rivals in a 2011 edition of “Jeopardy!”, an American quiz show. It has got smarter since then. Its components have shrunk from room-size to briefcase-size; its processing [...]

‘European Audiences: 2020 and beyond’ conclusions are out!

28/02/2013 - 11:50

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An inspiring conference “European Audiences: 2020 and beyond”  took place in October 2012, brought together some 800 culture professionals in Brussels, discussing on how to engage more meaningfully with the audiences of today and tomorrow. Organised by the European Commission, the conference presented examples of projects such as Robots and Avatars that have taken their [...]

‘The rise of the robot’ on BBC Business Daily

11/01/2013 - 11:52

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‘The rise of the robot’ explored in BBC Business News / Business Daily on 31 Dec 2012. “Justin Rowlatt meets Ghislaine Boddington, creative director of body>data>space, a company which specialises in how new technology can improve the way we communicate.” Download here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/bizdaily/all