Friday, 22 January 2016

Whitechapel Gallery - Take the #ElectronicSuperhighway at Whitechapel Gallery

Be the first to see Electronic Superhighway (2016-1966), a major exhibition bringing together over 100 works to show the impact of computer and Internet technologies on artists from the mid-1960s to the present day.
Whitechapel Gallery
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Surface Tension (1992) Courtesy the artist and Carroll/Fletcher, London. Installation photograph by Maxime Dufour © Rafael Lozano-Hemmer
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Electronic Superhighway (2016-1966)
Opens Fri 29 Jan 2016
Tickets: From £11.95 | Members: Free

"...a time machine from our own age" The Evening Standard

One of Time Out Magazine's "10 brightest art exhibitions" of 2016

"Pixel Perfect" GQ Magazine

Electronic Superhighway Events

Our packed season of events explores the intersections of art and technology and includes a major symposium, artist 'in conversations', performances and a free Family Day.
Aristarkh Chernyshev Loading 2007 Custom LED Panel 50 x 6 cm Courtesy the artist and XL Gallery, Moscow © Aristarkh Chernyshev
James Bridle: Systems Literacy
Sat 30 Jan, 3pm | £9.50/£7.50 concs
Artist James Bridle brings together speakers across disciplines to discuss systems literacy, the emerging literacy of the 21st Century. More
Digital Narratives
Thu 18 Feb, 7pm | £9.50/£7.50 concs
Artist Heather Phillipson and curator Morgan Quaintance discuss how technology enables new explorations of language, communication and interactivity. More

Felix Melia
Thu 11 Feb, 7pm | £5/£3.50 concs
Writer-in-residence Felix Melia presents his first live performance at the Whitechapel Gallery mixing performance with video. More

Zach Blas: Contra-internet
Thu 21 Apr, 7pm | £5/£3.50 concs 
Known for his work at the intersections of technology, queerness and politics, artist and writer Zach Blas discusses the emerging militancies and subversions of ‘the Internet. More
Manu Luksch
Thu 4 Feb, 7pm | £9.50/£7.50 concs
A new film by the Austrian artist uses archival material from nearly 200 films to trace the desires and anxieties of today’s hyper-connected world. More
Aura Satz
Thu 18 Feb, 7pm | £9.50/£7.50 concs
Film-maker Satz presents the UK première of her new short film examining the role of women in ballistic research, early computing and pattern perception in warfare. More

Electronic Superhighway
Sat 23 Apr, 11.30am | £15/£12.50 concs
Linking the past to the present, this day-long symposium explores major themes arising from the intersection of art and digital culture. More

Family Day
Sat 12 Mar, 12–4pm | Free
Explore how digital technology influences the ways art and ideas are debated and communicated today. For all ages. Drop-in welcome, booking advised. More