Ruth Catlow & Marc Garrett

Ruth Catlow & Marc Garrett, co-directors of the London-based Furtherfield gallery for arts, technology and social change ::: Saturday, November 18, 10:00am-11:00am (EDT-US) (UTC-4) ::: Networked Conversations is hosted by Randall Packer ::: live & online & free via Internet chat.

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| About Ruth Catlow & Marc Garrett |

Marc Garrett & Ruth Catlow, co-founders of Furtherfield

Ruth Catlow is Co-founder and Artistic Director of the Furtherfield online community for arts, technology and social change since 1997, now also a public gallery in the heart of Finsbury Park, North London. She is an artist working with emancipatory network cultures, practices and poetics in arts, technology and social change, informing artistic, research and organisational developments to engender shared visions and infrastructures.

Marc Garrett is co-director and co-founder of the Internet arts collectives and communities – Furtherfield.org, Furthernoise.org, Netbehaviour.org, also co-founder and co-curator/director of the gallery space formerly known as ‘HTTP Gallery’ now called the Furtherfield Gallery in London (Finsbury Park), UK. He has co-curated various contemporary Media Arts exhibitions, projects nationally and internationally. He is currently working on an Art history Phd at the University of London, Birkbeck College.

| About Furtherfield |

Based in London, UK, Furtherfield is an alternative arts organization and website for exhibition, discussion and critical review with two physical spaces in the heart of Finsbury Park. The Furtherfield Gallery at the McKenzie Pavilion hosts exhibitions and pop-up up events and Furtherfield Commons is a technology and community space for discussions, workshops and informal residencies. Furtherfield believes that through creative and critical engagement with practices in art and technology people are inspired and enabled to become active co-creators of their cultures and societies. Art and technologies play a central role in the way we see and form our societies, and so it is important that programming and productions involve more diverse people at a fundamental level.

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