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Free Particle, a reflexion on digital art followed by an exhibition to rock Jo'burg digital scene


Free Particle is a digital art exhibition and reflection supporting practice and technical learning around Digital Practice in South Africa. It is an artist in residence exchange and collaboration between the Ososphere Festival in Strasbourg and the Division of Digital Arts at Wits University, as part of the France-South Africa Seasons 2012 & 2013. The development of a strong digital creative industry and practice in South Africa is the primary goal of Free Particle, giving South African artists and post-graduate creative the opportunity to share and present with French Media Arts curators and industry specialists.

As the L’Ososphere is in action in Strasbourg (France), Free Particle events will be connecting with L’Ososphere through live linked performances, workshops and talks hosted live through Joburg.radio. Workshops and panel discussions that expand on topics of digital creative development will be included in the program for Free Particle. An exhibition of related work will take place at the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre from the 19 – 27 September.

Free Particle from 17 – 27 September 2012 - The project comprises (full schedule here)

14-18 Sept: Artist in Residence, Workshop and Live Performance at WAM (wits Art Museum)
18 Sept: Live Web-J Performance
19 – 27 Sept: Free Particle Exhibition at Sci-Bono (Opening Event on the 19th)
20 – 21 Sept: Digital Creative Industries Forums
22 – 27 Sept: Interactive Digital Media Workshops
26 Sept: Talk on Art Games in South Africa
27 Sept: Talk with Artist Stefanus Radermeyer as part of Talk2aScientist Series at Sci-Bono


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