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Matt Parker @ Brighton Digital Festival

1st September 2016 @ 8:00 am - 18th September 2016 @ 5:00 pm

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Matt Parker @ Brighton Digital Festival

A new audio visual installation by Matt ParkerFields of Athenry, commissioned by Brighton Digital Festival & Digital Research in Humanities and Arts Conference, University of Brighton (DRHA 2016).

 

'Juxtaposing found footage of football fans chanting the popular Irish song “The Fields of Athenry”, with a series of sonic investigations undertaken at the site of Apple’s new data centre in Athenry, Ireland, Matt Parker presents Fields of Athenry, an audiovisual investigation into how the medium of YouTube can be used to connect what Athenry is, to what it might become, as the small rural town prepares to allow one of the largest data centre complexes in the world to be built nearby.'

Read more about Fields of Athenry: www.brightondigitalfestival.co.uk/event/fields-anthenry-dhra-commission

 

Brighton Digital Festival is a celebration of digital culture that takes place across Brighton and Hove every September. 2016 marks the sixth consecutive year for the Festival.

 

*Contact event organizers for exact opening and closing times. 

Details

Start:
1st September 2016 @ 8:00 am
End:
18th September 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Event Category:
https://brightondigitalfestival.co.uk/event/fields-anthenry-dhra-commission/

Organiser

Melissa Ray – Brighton Digital Festival

Venue

University of Brighton
Edward Street, Dorset Place, 3 Dorset Place
Brighton, BN2 1ST United Kingdom
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