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Pigs_Bladder_Football_RedBlueThe World's First Bio-Engineered Football will be unveiled at CUBE Gallery Manchester, as part of this years Abandon Normal Devices Festival on Wednesday 29th of August 2012,
This is a culmination of my ongoing work, Pigs Bladder Football, an unorthodox art and science collaboration, which I have been developing for the past two years, working with Prof. John Hunt and Theun Van Veen, at the University of Liverpool Clinical Engineering Research Unit. 

Artists Brief: Baring Foundation and Your Housing Sheltered Scheme Project. 

tenantspin are working with the Baring Foundation and Your Housing sheltered scheme residents to create a special project which addresses the digital divide and becoming even more creative as we age. We are looking to recruit an artist who can inspire and engage with older people and technology - deadline 28th August 2012. 


 columnTowering high into the sky the column of air will rise and rise above the Mersey Estuary. and will be visible from 60 Miles away, this is really going to be quite cool once it finally gets working. Here in a video interview Anthony discusses the project and how he started out creating pieces made of mist.



Accessibility is an artist residency located on the campus of Cleveland State Community College in East Tennessee.  During the last two weeks of October, selected artists are invited to create new works of art that deal primarily with the use of new media and technology. Cleveland is located 30 minutes from Chattanooga, 2 hours from Atlanta and Nashville and 90 minutes from Knoxville. Chattanooga was recently recognized as “Gig City”, being the first city to offer the fastest internet in the Western Hemisphere at 1 gig per second. The residency will also include weekly films, lectures, demonstrations and discussions involving the community, artists, students, and information technologists in a dialogue that brings awareness to the connections between technology, art and culture.


As a special summer discount Open Eye are offering 20% off our one-day beginners DSLR courses, aimed at giving you all the skills you need to take outstanding pictures. 
Aimed at beginners and people who understand the basics but want to be more creative, the courses are run by leading professional photographers Mark McNulty and McCoy Wynn and cover all the essential tips and techniques including: getting the correct exposure and understanding the relationship between aperture, shutter speed and ISO, learning about composition and light, lenses, colour temperature and white balance. 
After an introductory session at Open Eye Gallery, you’ll spend the rest of the day out-and-about on a specially tailored photowalk.
GET 20% OFF the course fees by booking by phone on 0151 236 6768 or in person at the gallery. Quote ERWIN60 to get your discount.
(Offer valid until the 30 July 2012) 
Courses run on Saturdays on the 28 July, 4 and 8 August.
Click here for more information


A fantastic opportunity for organisations and individuals to learn why and how they should be using the most popular digital platforms around. Be guided through these valuable online resources and learn ways to use them more effectively, from websites, Facebook pages, Twitter, Youtube, Soundcloud and Audioboo, all these can play an important part in your work.

A look at how you can use digital tools to raise your profile, engage your audience and drive bookings.

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