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boredomresearch  UK

Rank (2014): 10824 


boredomresearch, Lost Calls of Cloud Mountain Whirligigs
Lost Calls of Cloud Mountain Whirligigs, 2010

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New Media Art
Artist Duo

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United Kingdom 10
Germany 6
Brazil 2
Italy 2
Sweden 2

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Artist Rank
Thomson & Craighead  2833 5

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DAM GALLERY Berlin DAM GALLERY Berlin, Germany 3
  DAM GALLERY Frankfurt, Germany 2
  Harris Museum and Art Gallery, United Kingdom 2

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Vicky Isley *1974 / Paul Smith *1975

since 2000 boredomresearch creates software-based art, which can be experienced as objects or as online and interactive work. The works are designed with high aesthetic standards, both visually and acoustically by the sound compositions of individual objects, and in content deal with the issue of “artificial intelligence”. Natural ecosystems are modeled, in which evolution is created by means of computer viruses, while the viewer has the feeling of watching the process through a microscope. Boredomresearch is also characteristic of the reference to the Asian painting, which is underlined by an ornamental style and a sensitive use of colors. The works are mainly based on proprietary software, such as the objects are designed as wall or ground objects and are reminiscent of portholes, through which one can see into another world.

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“We are interested to create visible signs of fascination and beauty with the same methods used by scientists to understand nature. In our systems is the sensation or illusion of life, our main interest, more than the desire to create new life. As the technology as well as nature knows no standstill.“

boredomresear ch consists of collaboration between Vicky Isley and Paul Smith. Currently they are Research Fellows in Computer Animation & Computer Art at the National Centre for Computer Animation, Bournemouth University, UK (2005-2008). As boredomresearch they have an international reputation for its research into the creative role of digital media attained. Her works are a part of the British Council Library.

Awards VIDA 7.0, International A-Life Electronic Arts Competition, Madrid, Honorary Mention

Arts Council of England International Artists Fellowships

Creative Residency; Slomo, Media & Visual Arts Thematic Residency, The Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada

Transmediale.05, Berlin honorary mention award

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 30  Please report missing Information

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Description, image and works of art DAM Projects GmbHboredomresearch - Fragments - DAM Projects GmbH, Berlin Send message

Description and image  boredomresearch - Brilliant Cloud - - [DAM] Frankfurt, Frankfurt/Main (closed, 2014)

Description and image DAM Projects GmbHboredomresearch - Chasing Stillness - DAM Projects GmbH, Berlin Send message

Description and image DAM Projects GmbHboredomresearch - TUMBLING DREAM CHAMBERS - DAM Projects GmbH, Berlin Send message

   boredomresearch - Theatre of restless automata - Peterborough Digital Arts - New Greenham Arts, Newbury

   boredomresearch - Theatre of Restless Automata - HTTP://, London
   boredomresearch - Theatre of restless automata - Aspex, Portsmouth


to top Group shows   23

   Common Ground: Earth - Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul

   gateways. Kunst und vernetzte Kultur - Haus für elektronische Künste Basel, Basel

   gateways. Art and Networked Culture - Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn
    An Experiment in Collecting Digital Art - Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston, Lancashire

   Electrohype 2010 - Ystads Konstmuseum, Ystad
Description and image  Electrohype 2010 – The sixth biennial for electronic art - Ystads Konstmuseum, Ystad
Description  Stadt am Rande-New Media Arts of transmediale, Berlin - Today Art Museum, Beijing
   Stadt am Rande - Art Claims Impulse, Berlin
   FILE 2010 - FILE - Electronic Language International Festival, São Paulo
   NETinSPACE - MAXXI - Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rome
   On the Edge of the World - John Hope Gateway Gallery, West Gate, Arboretum Place, Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh, Scotland
Description and image  E-volve - - [DAM] Frankfurt, Frankfurt/Main (closed, 2014)
   el proceso como paradigma - Laboral - Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Gijón

   Pattern Recognition - - Leicester City Art Gallery, Leicester (closed, 2010)
   Pattern Recognition - The City Gallery, Leicester

   SALON Exhibition - The Study Gallery, Poole
   Art.ficial Emotion 4.0 – Emergence! - Itaú Cultural Institute, São Paulo
   Holy Fire, Art of the Digital Age - iMAL (interactive Media Art Laboratory), Brussels

   Net Working - Net Art From the Computer Fine Arts Collection - Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa
   Digital Aesthetic 2 - Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston, Lancashire

   Natural Habitat - - NIMk - Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam (closed, 2013)
   TAGGED - SPACE, London

   New Forest Pavilion - 51st Venice Biennale / ArtSway - 51st Venice Biennale / ArtSway, Venice


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