Edge-Serpentine Gallery-MAPS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

Edge-Serpentine Gallery-MAPS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

Event Date:[ 10.16.10 ]
Location: United Kingdom



Three years ago, Edge collaborated with The Serpentine Gallery in London in a program of "table-top experiments" as part of the Serpentine's Experiment Marathon . This live event was featured along with the Edge/Serpentine collaboration: "What Is Your Formula? Your Equation? Your Algorithm? Formulae For the 21st Century."

Hans Ulrich Obrist, curator of the Serpentine, invited Edge to collaborate in his latest project, The Serpentine Map Marathon, produced in conjunction with DLD (Digital - Life - Design) Saturday and Sunday, 16 – 17 October, at Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AR (Map). The multi-dimensional Map Marathon features non-stop live presentations by over 50 artists, poets, writers, philosophers, scholars, musicians, architects, designers and scientists. The two-day event takes place in London during Frieze Art Fair week.

In addition to presenting maps by Edge contributors, the Marathon featured a panel of Edge contributors Lewis Wolpert, Armand Leroi, with myself as moderator, at the Royal Geographical Society.

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— JB


People Mentions:
Eduardo Salcedo-Albaran, Lewis Wolpert, Armand Marie Leroi, Kai Krause, Tim Berners-Lee, Sean Carroll, Douglas Rushkoff, Marina Abramovic, Joan Chiao, Nicholas A. Christakis, James Fowler, Emanuel Derman, Jennifer Jacquet, Joel Gold, J. Craig Venter, Gino Segre, Bruce Sterling, Laurence C. Smith, César Hidalgo, Bryan Hunt, George Dyson, Brian Knutson, Matthew Ritchie, Neri Oxman, George Smoot, James Croak, Dimitar D. Sasselov, Dave McKean, Carlo Ratti, John Baldessari, Nicholas Humphrey, Christopher Stringer, Xeni Jardin, Bruce Parker, W. Daniel Hillis, Alvy Ray Smith, Yong Yeol Ahn, Mark Pagel, John D. Barrow, Stuart Pimm, Juan Enriquez, Antony Garrett Lisi, George Church, John Maeda, Jonas Mekas, Alexander Kluge, John Tooby, Richard Saul Wurman, Olafur Eliasson, Maurizio Cattelan, Aaron Koblin, Kevin Kelly, Timothy Taylor, Seirian Sumner, Gianluigi Ricuperati, Tom Standage, Eric R. Weinstein