Social Hacking: temporary public art commissions for the city of Plymouth
(21-24 March 2007). Social Hacking is a series of temporary public art commissions for Plymouth by international artists groups against a backdrop of urban regeneration. The project reflects the ways in which these changes to the city can be further influenced by creative human intervention. Featuring : commissioned work from The Institute for Applied Autonomy (USA), Mikro Orchestra Project (Poland), and Ludic Society (Austria/Switzerland). The event also includes the pre-launch of c6 (UK) new Dot Master project Mobility in the art market , a Mikroparty including performances by Tetine ( Brazil) and Mikrokilla & Jura (Poland), project newsroom, artists run workshops , workshops by The Pirate University (Global), and a public seminar with keynote presentation by McKenzie Wark (AUS/USA). The project is funded by Arts Council England, South West and Plymouth City Council , with additional support from Deep Blue Sound , Drake Circus Shopping Centre , The Hub , Plymouth Arts Centre , Plymouth City Museum & Art Gallery , Pyramid Presentations , ride cafe/bar and University of Plymouth.