POLAR_TANGENT

On microsatellites and the art of remote polar sensing featuring Marko Peljhan and Zacharias Kunuk, an online streamed V2_remote program.

POLAR_TANGENT

Images from the initial expedition, 2006

7
 
Apr 2006
 
20:00 to 23:00
location: live from Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada

An exclusive online event streamed live from Igloolik, Nunavut in Canada's Far North featuring a dialogue between Marko Peljhan (artist, Ljubljana), Stephen Kovats (curator, V2_) and Zacharias Kunuk (filmmaker and hunter, Igloolik) on the roles and complexity of media art and technology within the structures of identity and cultural development in the remote polar far North. The live stream includes the participation by ca. 25 artists and media activists worldwide in IRC text chat, as well as Igloolik workshop on media culture and mobility attended by 31 local residents.

20.00 - 22.00 (Rotterdam) GMT
18.00 - 20.00 22.00 - 24.00 (Moscow)
14.00 - 16.00 (Montreal)
11.00 - 13.00 (San Francisco)
04.00 - 06.00 (Sydney, Saturday morning)

Polar Tangent (2006) from V2_ on Vimeo.

more on the Polar Tangents 2006, by the Arctic Perspective Initiative:
http://arcticperspective.org/index.php?q=visual-archive&g2_itemId=149

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