WE ARE THE MEDIA!

Randall Packer, Creative Director

/// UPCOMING EVENTS ///

  • Raw Hope of Humanity Rising 2021

    The fourth and final panel in the series is DIY Maker Culture, Wednesday, May 12 at 6pm ET-US, exploring the social significance of DIY (Do it Yourself) maker spaces that push the boundaries of interdisciplinary collaboration and artistic invention.

/// REPORTAGE ///

  • Reportage from the Aesthetic Edge

    Reportage from the Aesthetic Edge is my global megaphone, my virtual soapbox, where I can say what needs to be said without constraint. If there is a role for the artist, this is it.

  • The Post Reality Show

    Deep down in the Underground Studio Bunker, I embed myself in the 24/7 information torrent to perform a critique of its intoxication, disinformation, and disorientation.

/// PAST EVENTS & PROJECTS ///

  • The Total Artwork in the Age of Telematics

    This lecture/performance by Randall Packer is an invitation to venture together into the Deep Third Space to imagine and explore new multimedia potentialities and realizations of the community of theater in a globally connected culture.

  • The Impossible Studio Transmission | Reconnect Festival (2021)

    From my underground studio bunker, I overcome the impossible by creating spontaneous studio experiences that convey the otherworldly things that generally go unnoticed. – Randall Packer

  • 3SN #InaugurationWatch OUT! (2021)

    Amidst the turmoil surrounding the TRUMP Exodus from the White House on Inauguration Day, 3SN is activating the underground studio bunker in Washington, DC, transforming the bunker into a networked communications hub.

  • Raw Hope of Humanity Rising 2020

    Four interdisciplinary public dialogues from the arts and media studies grapple with the impact of unfolding events in 2020 in order to dissect and illuminate the complex array of crises we face today.

  • Telematic LASER @ THE CROSSROADS

    The inaugural Telematics L•A•S•E•R is a critical dialogue among telematic performance specialists Ghislaine Boddington (UK), Steve Dixon (SG), Paul Sermon (UK), moderated by Randall Packer (US).

  • Networked Conversations

    Networked Conversations brings people together in live creative dialogue, our own alternative media where we debate the latest issues and break the news: all from a uniquely art & activist lens.

  • Pandemic Encounters ::: being [together] in the deep third space

    A Networked Performance Installation by Paul Sermon in collaboration with Randall Packer, Gregory Kuhn and the Third Space Network. Participants are invited to enter into the deep third space to engage & perform a ritual action as a reflection on the Covid-19 state of being [together] remotely.

  • DC Metro Virtual Town Hall II

    The DC Metro Virtual Town Hall will feature local artists & arts leaders moderating virtual roundtables intended to share & brainstorm online strategies, project ideas, funding sources, support for artists, & community outreach.

  • DC Metro Virtual Town Hall I

    The event will address the impact of Covid-19 on the visual arts in the DC metropolitan cultural community, an invitation for visual arts organizations, galleries, artists, curators, and other arts professionals to participate.

  • Art of the Networked Practice (2015)

    Art of the Networked Practice Online Symposium 2015 was an international gathering exploring emergent forms of networked research, artistic production, and teaching in the arts.

  • #NeWWWorlDisorder (2017)

    12 Artist-Broadcasters from 6 countries in Europe & North America performed simultaneously in a 90-minute socially broadcasted global culture jam + net performance.

  • Art of the Networked Practice (2018)

    Art of the Networked Practice Online Symposium 2018 explored the concept of social broadcasting as a revolutionary shift that creatively joined artists and audiences in live, networked spaces.

  • Social Broadcasting (2018)

    This essay looks at how the concept of social broadcasting was catalyzed by 60s & 70s counter-culture, communalism, psychedelics, Happenings, early video art, and electronic theater.

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The Third Space Network is a project of Randall Packer, Artistic Director of Zakros InterArts in Washington, DC. For more information contact: rpacker@zakros.com