‘This Rare Earth – Stories from Below’: Professor Lise Autogena exhibiting work at Artefact festival – February 2018

Still from Kuannersuit; Kvanefjeld by Lise Autogena and Joshua Portway and information on Artefact 2018 festival

Professor Lise Autogena’s film work Kuannersuit; Kvanefjeld will be shown at This Rare Earth – Stories from Below (as part of Artefact 2018) at STUK in Leuven, Belgium. The exhibition runs from 13 February to 01 March 2018. This Rare Earth – Stories from Below is an exhibition and a festival that gives voice to the stories told by geological […]

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Professor Lise Autogena invited to advise on Big Data and Digital Transformation at the EU Joint Research Centre

Professor of Cross-Disciplinary Art at Sheffield Hallam University Lise Autogena has been invited as an expert speaker by the Science Development Centre of the European Union’s Joint Research Centre to give two keynote presentations on the subject of Big Data and Digital Transformation. Lise will be joined by long-term artistic collaborator Josua Portway at The Preparatory Workshop for Resonances III on 20 October 2017 at […]

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‘Charivaria’ – Professor Lise Autogena’s ‘Foghorn Requiem’ on show in Madrid at exhibition exploring the use of sound in public spaces

A REQUIEM FOR THE FOGHORN, PERFORMED BY SEVENTY FIVE BRASS PLAYERS, A FOGHORN AND AN ARMADA OF SHIPS A project by Danish artist, Lise Autogena, in collaboration with Joshua Portway and composer Orlando Gough. Ships horns from an armada of vessels off-shore, seventy five brass players on-shore and the Souter Lighthouse Foghorn performed a Foghorn Requiem, an ambitious musical performance to mark the disappearance of the sound of the foghorn from the UK's coastal landscape. Conducted and controlled from a distance, ships at sea sounded their horns to a musical score, that will took into account landscape and the physical distance of sound. The performance took place by Souter Light House by South Shields, UK with thousands of spectators and more than 50 ships off-shore. Image from Lise Autogena, with superimposed Centro Madrid logo

Professor Lise Autogena‘s Foghorn Requiem features in Charivaria, an exhibition taking place at Centro Cibeles de Cultura y Ciudadania in Madrid this winter. The exhibition opened on 06 October 2017 and closes 28 January 2018. Exploring the use of sound throughout history and its role in society, communication and art, the exhibition Charivaria investigates the use of sound as a […]

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‘A Hidden World’: Professor Lise Autogena to present at Interfaces Monthly with collaborator Joshua Portway

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: A member of staff looks up at the 'Black Shoals: Dark Matter' projection at the Big Bang Data exhibition at Somerset House on December 2, 2015 in London, England. The projection displays stars which represent live stock market activity. The show highlights the data explosion that's radically transforming our lives. It opens on December 3, 2015 and runs until February 28, 2016 at Somerset House. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images for Somerset House)

Professor Lise Autogena will be presenting at Interfaces Monthly 102017: A Hidden World with long-term collaborator Joshua Portway, hosted by The Barbican Centre and The Trampery on Thursday 12 October 2017. Lise and Joshua have worked together since the early 90s, using custom-built technologies, real-time data and video, they have developed large-scale multimedia installations, site-specific works and performances. Interfaces Monthly […]

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Experimenting with Social Data – Professor Lise Autogena to present at workshop at University of Copenhagen on 15 September

Experimenting with Social Data is a one-and-a-half day Copenhagen Centre for Social Data Science (SODAS) workshop at University of Copenhagen (UCPH) on 14 and 15 September 2017. The recent rise of massive digital trace datasets in the social sciences (‘social big data’) has served in part to re-actualize notions and practices of ‘the experiment’ and experimentation (including self-experimentation), as well […]

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‘Earth Lab: An Investigation of Earth as a Laboratory’ Professor Lise Autogena to speak at colloquium on 30 September 2017

Banner image of Earth Lab - presented by Proving Grounds at University of Westminster

Professor Lise Autogena has been invited to participate in Earth Lab: An Investigation of Earth as a Laboratory, a colloquium bringing together a number of artists, inventors and thinkers who re-imagine the earth, sea and sky from a bottom-up, post-anthropocene position, in a wide-ranging, broad-brushtroke survey of current thinking about Earth as a living laboratory. The speakers will consider the […]

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Prof Lise Autogena to feature in ‘Perpetual Uncertainty’, an exhibition of contemporary art in the nuclear anthropocene this September

Poster for Perpetual Uncertainty exhibition, property of Z33/Nuclear Culture

Lise Autogena, Professor of Cross-Disciplinary Art at Sheffield Hallam, will have her work exhibited as part of Perpetual Uncertainty, an exploration of contemporary art in the nuclear anthropocene. The exhibition will bring together international artists from across Europe, the USA and Japan to investigate experiences of nuclear technology, radiation and the complex relationship between knowledge and deep time. The exhibition […]

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Professor Lise Autogena’s ‘Kuannersuit; Kvanefjeld’ to be shown as part of Slow Violence exhibition, Denmark on 21 June

Image by Lise Autogena, of a trailer in the foreground of mountains.

Professor Lise Autogena will be showing her film Kuannersuit: Kvanefjeld in the Slow Violence exhibition at Kunsthal Charlottenborg in Copenhagen on 21 June 2017. 21 June 2017 Kuannersuit; Kvanefjeld Kunsthal Charlottenborg Nyhavn 2, København, Denmark 5PM – 6PM Kuannersuit; Kvanefjeld, 2016 (27 min.) by Lise Autogena (DK) and Joshua Portway (UK) portrays the region of Kvanefjeld in southern Greenland – […]

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Prof Lise Autogena to give talk on Freetown Christiania at Learn to Act on 6 June 2017

Learn to Act

Professor Lise Autogena will present ‘Experiments in Learning from Freetown Christiania’ at Learn to Act, a one-day, international workshop on alternative education organised by University of Sheffield School of Architecture. The event will explore the growing movement of alternative education projects taking root across our communities, bringing together a group of practitioners and teachers from across Europe, to ask: How do you set […]

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Artists & Cultural Organisations in a Changing Europe: Prof Lise Autogena to speak at the Embassy of Denmark on 12 June 2017

Event details for Embassy of Denmark event entitled The Place & Importance of Artists & Cultural Organisations in a Changing Europe (Courtesy of Lise Autogena)

Professor Lise Autogena (Cross-Disciplinary Art, SHU) will speak on a panel at the Embassy of Denmark in London at an event entitled The Place & Importance of Artists & Cultural Organisations in a Changing Europe on Monday 12 June. The event, hosted by the Embassy and the British Council, will feature an introduction from Claus Grube (Ambassador of Denmark) and […]

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