Nicolas Maigret & Maria Roszkowska
area: Media Art, Digital Art, Sound Art
The Pirate Cinema - A Cinematic Collage Generated By Peer-to-Peer Network Activity
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The Pirate Book - A Compilation of Grass-Root Stories and Strategies on Media Piracy
areaMedia Art, Digital Art, Sound Art
recommending institutionARTISTIC BOKEH
time periodDecember 2015 - December 2015
Nicolas Maigret exposes the internal workings of media, through an exploration of their dysfunctions, limitations or failure thresholds which he develops sensory and immersive audio visual experiences. As a curator, he initiated the disnovation.net research, a critique of the innovation propaganda. He teaches at Parsons Paris and cofounded the Art of Failure collective in 2006.
His work has been presented in international exhibitions and festivals: Transmediale (Berlin) - Museum of Art and Design (New York) - File (Sao Paulo) - 30th Chaos Communication Congress (Hamburg) - Palais de Tokyo (Paris) - Elektra (Montréal) - NWFF (Seattle) - SAIC (Chicago) - China Museum of Digital Arts (Beijing) - The Pirate Bay 10th Anniversary (Stockholm) - Eastern Bloc (Montreal)…
Maria Roszkowska is a Polish graphic designer based in Paris. She has been associate researcher at EnsadLab Paris. Between 2010 and 2014 she joined Intégral Ruedi Baur, a cultural graphic design studio in France. In 2013, she designed and coordinated 'Don't Brand my public space' for Lars Müller Publishers, a 3 years research on the issue of cities applying branding strategies. She's presently working on a second book about the Copy Culture.
The Pirate Cinema Readme,
A collection of researches, interviews, visual-essays on cultural contents Piracy in different areas around the World. (Cuba, India, Brazil, Russia, China, South Africa...)