FutureEverything 2011 Art Programme – Manchester, UK, 11-22 May 2011 FUTUREEVERYTHING 2011 ART PROGRAMME 11-22 May, Manchester England futureeverything.org/art-overview/ Artists, designers, technologists and tinkerers converge to present inspiring creative works spanning art, technology and social ideas. Artists’ responses to the immaterial world of data is explored in the main exhibition, The Data Dimension. Experience a sneak preview of ‘the YouTube movie’, an unforgettable interactive performance and an eclectic fusion of hackers and crafting in Handmade. The Art Hub is Four Piccadilly Place. All art events are free. ______________________ THE DATA DIMENSION FutureEverything’s 2011 main exhibition, exploring how artists and designers approach the immaterial world of data – featuring the following artists: Marcos Lutyens, Nicholas Felton, Bestiario, MIT SENSEable Cities Lab, BBC DataArt, Nathalie Miebach, Berg London/ Timo Arnall & Dentsu London, Kimchi and Chips, Iohanna Pani, Zach Gage, Chris Milk & Aaron Koblin, Nadeem Haidary, Tapio Makela, Paul Sermon & Charlotte Gould 11-22 May, Four Piccadilly Place futureeverything.org/art/data-dimension/ ______________________ FUTUREEVERYTHING AWARD 2011 Shortlisted projects for the FutureEverything Award 2011 – celebrating the creative imagination that will shape our future. Macon Money, DIYcity, Interior Design. 11-22 May, Four Piccadilly Place futureeverything.org/award ______________________ HANDMADE A new maker community is emerging – a day of contemporary craft, digital hacking, interactivities and DIY culture, in one of Manchester’s prime heritage locations. Featuring a DIY Digital Craft Fair, the UK’s only Fab Lab at Victoria Baths for the day, a new site-specific work from Antony Hall, Michael Eden, DIY Pacwoman, Yu-Chen Wang, Social Media Workshops and Drawings In Plastic. Saturday 14 May, Victoria Baths futureeverything.org/art/handmade ______________________ ME AND THE MACHINE A telescope looking through a window high above the city invites you to gaze into a bizarre cinematic plot unfolding before your eyes. On Ways To Disappear Without Leaving A Trace is a new commission for one audience member at a time – book your place now. 11-14 May, Four Piccadilly Place futureeverything.org/art/me-and-the-machine-on-ways-to-disappear-without-leaving-a-trace ______________________ LIFE IN A DAY: PREVIEW SCREENING Exclusive preview of Kevin MacDonald’s feature film. Life in a Day edits together thousands of YouTube clips uploaded in a single day, 24 July 2010. From intimate moments of personal experience, to vast themes of birth and death, an epic self-portrait emerges via mass participation, as editor Joe Walker creates a kaleidoscopic compilation from 4,500 hours of footage in 80,000 submissions from 140 nations. Saturday 14 May, Cornerhouse futureeverything.org/art/life-in-a-day ______________________ FESTIVAL AS LAB FutureEverything transforms the festival into a lab where we can experiment and play with future art and ideas. OurCity and CHET are ECAS Festival As Lab projects commissioned by FutureEverything (Manchester), CTM (Berlin) and CYNETART (Dresden). 11-14 May, Various Locations futureeverything.org/ecas-festival-as-lab ______________________ REMEMBERUS Leave behind the memories of your favorite things by attaching YouTube or Audioboo clips on to objects in the Oxfam Emporium, and moments later in Oxfam Originals people will ‘pick up’ your memory when it is re-associated with another ‘thing’ that they choose buy. 11-14 May, Oxfam Emporium and Oxfam Originals, Manchester futureeverything.org/art/remember-me-rememberus-totem ______________________ ISHED PRESENTATIONS A showcase of works emerging from the petridish of innovation at Bristol’s iShed. What are the unique characteristics of scent perception and how can voices create new interactive experiences? With AlphaSphere, Moksha, Mutant Labs. 11-14 May, Four Piccadilly Place futureeverything.org/art/ished ______________________ SATURDAY ART TALKS A series of free short visual presentations from artists, discussing their process and inspiration. No booking necessary. With Zach Gage, Me and The Machine, Marcos Lutyens. Saturday 14 May, Four Piccadilly Place futureeverything.org/art/art-talks ______________________ SHOW & TELL FOR SENDAI Bringing the visual arts community and Manchester’s thriving digital design sector together, and presented in tribute to the city of Sendai in Japan, to highlight their creative energy and links with Manchester. Presenters include Kimchi and Chips discussing their Micro Commission, which involves a hacked Kinect and a small tree. Saturday 14 May, Cornerhouse futureeverything.org/art/show-tell-for-sendai ______________________ For full programme listings visit futureeverything.org FUTUREEVERYTHING 2011 11-14 May, Manchester UK FutureEverything is supported by Arts Council England, Manchester City Council, Paul Hamlyn Foundation and European Commission Culture Programme (2007-13).