Argus | Internet opens up art
As a cultural producer, the Internet has figured throughout my freelance research projects in recent years - each committed to an "open source" philosophy, and covering a range of overlapping areas from communications to art exhibitions and history online.
This process of exploration has ranged from the preliminary issue of access to the challenge of authorship.
When the utopian moment arrives, when the historical archive meets the Web, then I guess I will have come full circle. A steampunk moment; a return to the 1830's, Schumpeter's railroadization thesis, and the mysteries of the Metropolis of Merthyr Tydfil.
- Read more: A reflection on projects, 2000-08 (June 2008)
Click on the link to go to each project archive:
- communications - telecoms policy, internet advocacy & spectrum reform.
- art exhibitions - guest curator - exhibitions & online resources.
- history online - online resources for history & heritage projects.
Selected writings on projects:
- Projects overview | A reflection on projects (2000-08) (June 2008)
- Communications | Some observations on spectrum policy reform (May 2006) | Some reflections on the ABC project (May 2006)
- Art | Documenting the City: Curatorial reflection : City status and regeneration | The Poetics of Place | The Art of Collecting: Curatorial reflection : Newport's collections | The Art of the Nude
- History | A reflection on history online (June 2008) | Mapping Chartist Newport | Blackwood: Chartist Bridge and statue