IOTA: DATA - Carpenter - Chan - Solo
IOTA Institute commissioned artists J.R. Carpenter (UK) for the digital poetry site ‘This is a Picture of Wind’, Jennifer Chan (Ontario) for her work ‘Important Men’, and Liz Solo (Newfoundland) for her Second Life exhibition and website ‘The Wide Sky’. The projects were produced under the IOTA: DATA wing, and include a digital research publication on the topic of web-based art communities, digital aesthetics and the historie(s) of Net Art.
For this E-publication, IOTA invited writers David Clark (Halifax, Canada), Isabelle Avers (France), Johanna Drucker (USA), and Adrienne Crossman (Ontario, Canada) to reflect on the commissioned works.
Six Questions, Edition One
IOTA: Gallery, artist interview compilation from Pop-Up event and online art sale, Interviews between Mireille Bourgeois of IOTA and artists Bruce Barber, Jordan Bennett, Mark Bovey, Sandra Brownlee, Carly Butler, Lucie Chan, Amanda Dawn Christie, Cliff Eyland, Jason Holley, Craig Leonard, Yorodeo, D’Arcy Wilson, and Kate Ward, Format Available: E-catalogue PDF, pages,
Six Questions, Edition Two
IOTA: DATA Interview compilation from Art Out Loud event with participating artists and curators. Interviews between Mireille Bourgeois of IOTA and Mollie Cronin, Amanda Shore, James MacSwain, Hannah Levin McGrath, Sara Roth, Susan Hanrahan, Annie Onyi Cheung, Lukas Pearse, Des Adams, Leigh Ann Vardy, Lydia Zimmer, Arianne-Pollet Brannen. Format Available: E-catalogue PDF, pages,
Exhibition catalogue, Formats available: printable PDF Double-sided (48 pages), E-catalogue PDF (42 pages)
The exhibition l’Acadie mythique is a project of Saint Mary's University Art Gallery in Halifax, Nova Scotia, curated by artist Harlan Johnson and Coordinated by IOTA. It consists of contemporary artworks created in response to historical objects and documents found in collections of the participating archives. Each individual artist has selected an object or objects to interpret in the medium of their choice.