News from the Daniel Langlois Foundation - December 2004 Html version  Français 

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 Documentary file on Ælab, DATA

This month, we propose an augmented file on Ælab and their new project DATA, which is presented from December 9 to January 16 at the Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts in Montreal. Developed during a residency at the Nanolab in McGill University's Chemistry Department, DATA explores micro and nanoscale imagery. The work was created through a scientific and artistic collaboration involving Dr. Bruce Lennox, Chair of the Department, PhD student Vicki Meli, and Ælab artists Gisèle Trudel and Stéphane Claude. Also offered are video documentation of their most recent projects and excerpts from a conversation with the collaborators, during which they discuss various aspects of their research into nanotechnology. [More...]

 Documentary file on Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Standards and Double Standards

The new project by Lozano-Hemmer reflects his ongoing pursuit of creating "relational" art using new approaches. Abandoning his public, large-scale image and light projections for the intimacy of a gallery, the artist seeks to embody in a novel way the omnipresent scrutiny of the surveillance camera. Having made its world premier in June 2004 at Art Basel Unlimited, Standards and Double Standards was recently presented at the Shanghai Biennial. [More...]

 New CR+D acquisitions and monthly selection

Each month, we publish a bibliography of the most recent acquisitions made by the Foundation's Centre for Research and Documentation (CR+D).

Our monthly selection is the publication Global Groove 2004 on Nam June Paik recent installation, published by the Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin, 2004. [More...]

 About the Daniel Langlois Foundation for Art, Science, and Technology

The Daniel Langlois Foundation's purpose is to further artistic and scientific knowledge by fostering the meeting of art and science in the field of technologies. The Foundation seeks to nurture a critical awareness of technology's implications for human beings and their natural and cultural environments, and to promote the exploration of aesthetics suited to evolving human environments. The Centre for Research and Documentation (CR+D) seeks to document history, artworks and practices associated with electronic and digital media arts and to make this information available to researchers in an innovative manner through data communications. []

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