arebyte on screen
AOS is a platform dedicated to artist videos, multimedia experiences and curatorial interventions utilising digital formats to address current political, economic and theoretical discussion, viewable 24/7 both online and via a screen in the gallery window of arebyte.
Following in the footsteps of our Storage-un.it project, which ran from 2015-17 in our storage space in Hackney Wick, AOS will continue our research in online and virtual spaces for curation and artistic production.
Exhibiting local, national and international artists and projects, the online channel will have 3 main strands:
• The “...by guest curators” programme invites curators to present online projects and commission. This strand of the channel invites four guest curators each year from international digital art galleries, biennales and festivals to take over this strand for a period of three months.
• “...by artists” is an artist-led curatorial programme, where selected artists present online work and invite their peers to create a succession of content. This strand of AOS will feature an ongoing series of works created by artists and their peers as a way to create networks between continents of digital artists. Each artist will be asked to present online work around the yearly theme for a period of two weeks. This work might include video, digital assemblages, developmental coding, or experimental writing. The current exhibiting artist is then asked to invite the next artist to participate in the project, keeping the chain going. The digital collage created through the ongoing series will become automatic, exploring various ideas as it develops, and aims to form a conversation between peer groups and acts as a stage for presenting new work by emerging artists.
• “...by arebyte” showcases material created by the arebyte team and educational partners, relating to our physical shows in the gallery, as well as previous screen based works by alumni artists. For the last strand of AOS arebyte will curate and create content in relation with the physical shows taking place in the gallery space. ‘arebyte Presents’ will feature arebyte’s alumni video and screen based works that have been commissioned by the gallery since 2013 as well as footage from panel discussions, studio visits and interviews of artists of arebyte’s current programme. This visual material will allow arebyte to expand on the theme addressed by its physical exhibitions and will be a place for art audience to further explore, interact and engage with arebyte programme.
more projects coming
to you soon...