The visual languages of popular web platforms, tools and technologies are having a profound effect on new generations of contemporary artists and audiences. To coincide with United We/I Stand Etc., IMT Gallery are hosting a discussion on the influence and use of image-based web technologies on creative practice. The panel will include Steven Ball and Morgan Quaintance, and be chaired by Mark Jackson, the curator at IMT Gallery.
Steven Ball is a London based artist, writer and curator. Working in time-based media, his current practice is engaged with landscape and spatial representation, in local and global, social, political and post-colonial spheres. He also writes about contemporary and historical moving image related practice. Since 2003 he has been Research fellow at Central Saint Martins and was instrumental in developing the British Artists’ Film and Video Study Collection.
Morgan Quaintance is a London based writer, musician and curator. He is a regular contributor to Art Agenda, Art Monthly, Art Review, Frieze and rhizome.org, this is tomorrow and a number of curatorial sites and music blogs. He is also the producer of Studio Visit, a weekly hour-long radio show broadcast on Resonance 104.4 FM, featuring international contemporary artists as guests.
A commissioned essay by Morgan Quaintance on the work in the exhibition is also available at the gallery.