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Jon Clair at CCW Digital MakerSpace day

Jon Clair | WCA Student MFA | Where the body meets the screen

What is you session about:

Demonstration-- work in progress:  I will be continuing my research into the haptic and tactile relationship betwen the body and the screen, by continuing a number of ongoing projects. These include "bodyscanning" where real-time scans are made of live-feeds and video work to produce static images, body mapping and tracking using computer vision, and testing the body-technology barrier with devices which are intentionally invasive

When: Weds 13th May 11 to 4 drop in anytime throughout the day

About Jon:

At the core of my practice is the notion of digital intimacy: how the digital sphere—from touchscreens to the depths of the internet—creates or extends intimacy. Unpacking the relationship and connection between the digital and the physical, where the virtual meets the real, and the body meets the screen, I ask what is the digital body, where is it located and of what is it made? Through a lens-based practice spanning new media installation to alternative photographic processes, I incorporate elements of identity and self, spectatorship and exposure, ownership and privacy.

What you'd like to gain from the day:

I would like to engage a critical audience, seeking viewer responses to further the development of my work. 

Twitter: @JonClairArt




Book your free place here:

More event details: here

Please come and join us for a digital making community building event (open to the public) at Chelsea College of the arts on May 13th.

Meet specialist makers, learn about digital making & MakerSpaces at CCW MakerSpace day: 'Chelsea Jam' aims to bring together staff, students and MakerSpaces from across London & UK to share perspectives on digital making within the arts with an aim of establishing a new 'arts digital making community'.

Please come and join us and encourage others along for:

CCW Digital MakerSpace Day: Chelsea Jam on 13th May in the Banquetting Hall at Chelsea College. 

The event is open to all staff and students and are encouraged to drop-in anytime between 11am - 4pm (FabLab presentation start at 1pm)

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