Short Circuit – Terminal 2 – 10th February – 9th March

After appearing first at Stryx in September 2016 the Short Circuit exhibition will be making its way to A plus A Gallery in Venice from 10th February – 9th March.

Short Circuit is an ambitious international touring group show devised by British independent curator, Aly Grimes, and consists of nine new media artists and collectives in an attempt to re-assess the archetypal framework of a travelling exhibition. It proposes a new experimental model of display realised in three different locations across Europe to include Birmingham, Venice and Copenhagen. The project’s structure aims to investigate new ways that exhibition spaces can present touring shows in the Digital Age and will manifest as a highly experimental research project susceptible to failure. It might glitch, trip, malfunction or ‘short circuit’.

This iteration will have updated versions of Unauthorised Copy and Exposed, both of which appeared the first exhibition.

Exhibiting artists include myself and Emily Mulenga, Juneau Projects, The Cool Couple, Kensuke Koike and Ryts Monet, Honey Biba Beckerlee, Johan Knattrup Jensen, and David Stjernholm.

Laptops Meet Musicians Festival 2011 video

The Laptops Meet Musicians Festival happened just over a year ago (11-12th July 2011), and now a video/documentary has surfaced

You can catch the bit about BiLE from 5:10.

On a non-laptop-music note, Venice really is a beautiful city. Birmingham may claim to have more canals than Venice, but the canals in Venice are definitely more picturesque. Staying on an island, however, was not very practical for those who suffer from seasickness (i.e. me)

Laptops Meet Musicians Festival


Venice Biennale

Some artwork at the Venice Biennale


More photos are here