Archive for June, 2014

New Digital Edition by Jeremy Deller to Celebrate Own Art’s 10th Anniversary

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Sedition is pleased to partner with Own Art and TheSpace to present a new digital edition by Turner Prize winning artist, Jeremy Deller. To celebrate their 10th anniversary, Own Art has commissioned Deller to produce an artwork based on a painting by Stuart Hughes that was originally made for the British Pavilion of the Venice Biennale 2013 as part of his touring exhibition English Magic.

English Magic reflects the roots of much of Deller’s work, focusing on British society. William Morris permeates the exhibition – In English Magic, Deller brings Morris “back from the dead”, encouraging us to turn the mirror on ourselves and ask questions of the society in which we live – William Morris Gallery.

Own Art, the organisation the helps make art buying easy and affordable through interest free loans, along with TheSpace, a newly re-launched online arts initiative supported by the Arts Council England and the BBC, will offer a series of digital images by Jeremy Deller for free to their members. The artwork will launch on Sedition on 9th July 2014. To register to receive a digital edition by Jeremy Deller, sign-up to TheSpace newsletter and follow the instructions in the confirmation email.

The digital images are part of a fully animated artwork, which will be presented on 19th July on TheSpace and on the large screens at the London Westfield sites.

Sedition Goes to Sónar – Festival of Advanced Music and New Media Art in Barcelona


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Sedition is presenting at this year’s Sónar+D as part of the MarketLab from 12-14 June 2014. Sónar is Barcelona’s legendary Festival of Advanced Music and New Media Art, which celebrates its 21st year this year. Sonar+D is the international conference for creativity and technology which takes place as part of Sónar by Day at the Palau de Congressos in Fira Montjuïc.

For the Sónar+D MarketLab, Sedition will showcase an exhibition of works by pioneers of digital art including: Universal Everything, Casey Reas, Aaron Koblin, Ryoji Ikeda, Quayola, Ryoichi Kurokawa, Scanner, FIELD, Sougwen Chung, Zimoun, Miguel Chevalier, and Memo Akten. A brand new digital edition by contemporary art studio Zeitguised will be launched to celebrate Sónar+D. Follow Zeitguised on Sedition to receive an invitation to the online private view.

Sónar+D selects the most outstanding projects by creative laboratories, universities and companies to showcase new forms of creation, production and marketing. Sounds in 3D, interaction repertoires and robotic experiments.

If you’re in Barcelona, find us at the Sónar+D Exhibition at the Palau de Congressos in Fira Montjuïc, MarketLab, P5 Floor 0.

Updated 24 June 2014:

We had a great time at Sonar+D. Check out photos from the festival:

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