In this workshop, students had the opportunity to dive into the depths of online image archives and explore the potential for using found imagery as a material. Aesthetic, material, and political concerns surrounding images archives was discussed. Students got hands-on experience searching for images online, building their own image archives and exploring possible outcomes towards a final presentation. The workshop concluded with an exhibition of the final artworks.
Karla Hiraldo Voleau
Simone Sandahl Jensen
Shin Young Park
Maria Grazia Grasso
Joe Hamilton is an artist based in Melbourne, Australia. He makes use of technology and found material to create intricate and complex compositions online, offline and between. Joe was invited to give a workshop and a conference at ECAL in December 2016.