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Lab Diary 2015

Click a name to find out more about a single artists journey or scroll down to see the flow of the week.

Seeing The Invisible
seeing the invisible
Artist Diary 2015, Monika Dutta

On returning from Barrow-in-Furness, my Digital Media Lab experience was somewhat truncated by the immediate need…

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Day 5 (scribbled On The Train Journey Home)
Day 5 (scribbled on the train journey home)
Artist Diary 2015, Toni Buckby

We began the morning with a group session, sitting in the sunshine, discussing our thoughts…

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Day 4
Day 4
Artist Diary 2015, Toni Buckby

(I posting my last few diary entries a few days after returning home - I…

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Making Jam
Making Jam
Artist Diary 2015, Monika Dutta

I have been quiet, if not silent, in disclosing the process I have been going…

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Testing Testing
Testing testing
Artist Diary 2015, Gemma May Latham

I spent much of Tuesday wrestling with code; how to get data out of the…

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Artist Diary 2015, Hwa Young Jung

Monday (yesterday) was mostly heads down scrambling thoughts and making rapid prototypes. At least that…

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Collecting Brainwaves
Collecting brainwaves
Artist Diary 2015, Gemma May Latham

This morning I was keen to get cracking with gathering some data and playing with…

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Day 3 Field Trip Fun
Day 3 Field Trip Fun
Artist Diary 2015, Radamés Ajna

The Sunday was mostly an adventure day through the Piel Island   @radamar

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Day 2 Workshop
Day 2 Workshop
Artist Diary 2015, Radamés Ajna

Day 2 Ben Dalton was around at the DML and proposed an exploration through the charity…

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The Digital Outside
The Digital Outside
Artist Diary 2015, Radamés Ajna

First Day The sessions are happening in this amazing space Octopus collective at Barrow-in-Furness  literality inside a…

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Forwards Compatibility
Forwards compatibility
Artist Diary 2015, James Medd

Yesterday I commented on the amount of energy and resources tied up in physical media…

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Piel Island Outing
Piel Island Outing
Artist Diary 2015, Hwa Young Jung

Picking up on the #digitaloutsider theme, we were treated to a day out to Piel Island…

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THUD
THUD
Adam Cooper, Artist Diary 2015

That boulder was heavy. I am hoping he reappears before the week is out. To…

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Sunday Social
Sunday Social
Artist Diary 2015, Tim Brunsden

Interesting day today - felt like I started the day well with a clear idea…

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Stranded On Piel Island
Stranded on Piel Island
Artist Diary 2015, Gemma May Latham

We started the day with an intro to all the kit at the Lab with…

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Day 3
Day 3
Artist Diary 2015, Toni Buckby

A trip to Piel Island - I’m thinking about blurred edges, the sea fading into…

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Day 2
Day 2
Artist Diary 2015, Toni Buckby

Play time! I got partnered with James for a junk shop challenge. We were talking…

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Day 1
Day 1
Artist Diary 2015, Toni Buckby

I always enjoy listening to other artists talk about their work - I find it…

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Loop
loop
Artist Diary 2015, Monika Dutta

Up until now I haven't said anything about the past three nights and two days. Mainly…

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I’m Not Getting Old (repeat To Self)
I’m not getting old (repeat to self)
Artist Diary 2015, James Medd

I began a conversation around the dinner table earlier in the week about the cultural…

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Charity Shop Challenge 2015
Charity Shop Challenge 2015
Artist Diary 2015, Hwa Young Jung

Most of Saturday was about Ben Dalton's charity shop challenge. I teamed up with Gina to…

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DML So Far
DML so far
Artist Diary 2015, Hwa Young Jung

Already Sunday - 3rd day into the residency. I have been trying to be offline…

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Artist Diary 2015, Gina Czarnecki

Went with Hwa Young on the charity shop trail looking for themes around the digital…

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Outside / Inside
Outside / Inside
Adam Cooper, Artist Diary 2015

We were Outside; They were Inside. In the end, the separation was important. Comfort Zone…

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Just A Thimblefull
just a thimblefull
Artist Diary 2015, Monika Dutta
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The Basement
The Basement
Artist Diary 2015, Tim Brunsden

This charity shop task from Ben Dalton was pretty intense.  I was teamed with Shelly…

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“it Doesn’t Need To Be Any More Complicated”
“it doesn’t need to be any more complicated”
Artist Diary 2015, Gemma May Latham

I arrived at Digital Media Labs with an open mind, which it turns out, was…

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Hwa Young Jung
Hwa Young Jung
Artist Diary 2015, Artists 2015, Hwa Young Jung

  Hwa Young is an award winning multi-disciplinary designer working in the arts, cultural and…

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Radamés Ajna
Radamés Ajna
Artist Diary 2015, Artists 2015, Radamés Ajna

I'm a Brazilian multimedia artist based in Liverpool, my background is in physics, mathematics and…

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Tim Brunsden
Tim Brunsden
Artist Diary 2015, Artists 2015, Tim Brunsden

Tim describes himself as filmmaker and visual artist who enjoys making films with a focus…

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Adam Cooper
Adam Cooper
Adam Cooper, Artist Diary 2015, Artists 2015

In Atoms exists in the gaps between all things, in the dusty crevices and grimy…

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James Medd
James Medd
Artist Diary 2015, Artists 2015, James Medd

I’m an artist, musician, and maker based in Leeds, UK. I like to think my…

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Monika Dutta
Monika Dutta
Artist Diary 2015, Artists 2015, Monika Dutta

  Monika Dutta has exhibited on an international scale and worked collaboratively to deliver works…

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Shelly Knotts
Shelly Knotts
Artist Diary 2015, Artists 2015, Shelly Knotts

Shelly is a data-musician who presents live-coded and network music internationally, collaborating with computers and…

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Gemma May Latham
Gemma May Latham
Artist Diary 2015, Artists 2015, Gemma May Latham

As a participatory artist, I magnify and expand textile processes, utilising accessible materials to engage…

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Gina Czarnecki
Gina Czarnecki
Artist Diary 2015, Artists 2015, Gina Czarnecki

Over the last 30 years my work has primarily been creating video and installations. These…

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Toni Buckby
Toni Buckby
Artist Diary 2015, Artists 2015, Toni Buckby

Toni Buckby is a Sheffield based artist working with fine embroidery, drawing and digital making.…

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