Thank you for all the artist that participated and for the all the cooperative partners that we had (AudioCenter, GPS-seuranta and Kopijyvä, University of Jyväskylä, Department of Art and Culture Studies, Data Administration of City of Jyväskylä). For financial support we are grateful for Arts Council of Finland and The Finnish Cultural Foundation. Special thanks goes to the staff of Art Museum of Jyväskylä! Now we will have some rest and Christmas holiday but we will get back as soon as new year begins!
Artist Antti Laitinen realized his Walk the Line -project in city of Jyväskylä as online live performance. He walked his portrait with the help of a satellite recorder (GPS) according a map of the city. It was possible to follow performance in live in internet. Antti walked all together 28,6 km and it took him 4 hours and 50 minutes! You can view completed portrait here. He will now print these images: the actual map with the picture and the drawing of the path that he has walked. The printed portraits will be revealed at the opening of the exhibition [...]
The Walk the Live live-performance of Antti Laitinen will start on October 27th, 2008 at 12 p.m. Helsinki time (gmt +02:00) / 10 a.m. London time (gmt +00:00). It can be followed here: www.liveherring.org/walktheline/ Performance will last around four hours.
Live Herring working group organizes Live Herring ´08 Media Art Exhibition at the autumn 2008 . Exhibition was on a show in Jyväskylä Art Museum (The Lower Gallery, Holvi) October 29 - November 23, 2008. Live Herring ´08 media art exhibition presents media art as diverse phenomenon, concentrating to new media art. The exhibition space is filled with reflections and sounds. At the same time interactive art works invite visitor to participate and in Net dot lounge visitor is able to explore net art in privacy. In the exhibition there are pieces from nine artists living in Nordic countries. For Net dot lounge and Flash lounge Live Herring [...]
The performance will start on October 27th, 2008 at 12 p.m. Helsinki time (gmt +02:00) / 10 a.m. London time (gmt +00:00) and it will last around four hours. You can follow the project from the image below without downloading any programs.Windows users can download GPS-seuranta program that shows the progress of the performance in live feed. You can view the map and get some more information of the project. Download GPSSeuranta2.exe (1Mb) to your computer and start it by double-clicking icon. The project view opens as soon as you start the program.