8 technology towards a deep  ecology of art, architecture and being

research project of goldsmiths, university of london  

director: raphael jay adjani

associate: sian ni mhuiri


upcoming live projects

creative ecology 2011 greece
workshop and public lecture

red cube series
02 omomuki - atmospheres and deep flavours of space 
inter-active and immersive installation
change the world gallery, omotesando, tokyo, japan
16-18 march, 2012

red cube series
03 parade ground
site-specific architectonic installation 
rootstein hopkins parade ground – ‘the gallery without walls‘     
of university of the arts london,
tate britain, london, uk, 
16-20 april, 2012

current and upcoming online projects

relationship-place naka-ma
filmic installation
specific versions for particular situations and contexts
including: parade ground and online
view version created for internet

towards a poor technology - 8 technology.net
sep 2010 - sep 2011

zero - confluence of art and technology
online copy
personal edition hard copy made on individual request
by ajaykumar and alok b. nandi

zero = every day?
international festivals and online
sep. 2010

inter-active and immersive net art
at turbulence gallery, u.s.a.
oct. 2011 to oct. 2012
admission: £0.00

live art and sonic installation
watermans, art centre, london, u.k., oct. 2011
admission: £10.00 (£8.00 concessions)

other 8 and associated projects

performance ecology 2011 portugal
     workshop, lecture and performance presentation
   lisbon, and faro, portugal
   25-27 february, 2011

red cube series 
01 playground
bangkok, thailand
12-26 january 2011

loss 0.5 bangkok
pridhi institute
bangkok, thailand
   23 december, 2010

4D – a tea ceremony
inter-active and immersive installation 
accidental festival, b.a.c., london, u.k., 30 may 2010.
goldsmiths, university of London, 03 mar. 2010

zero (hybrid2)
inter-active and immersive installation
mic – media and inter-disciplinary arts centre, auckland, new zealand,
29 jan. – 5 mar. 2010
admission: £0.00

zero - the aroma of technology the flavour of art to savour being
inter-active and immersive installation
gakushuin college, tokyo, japan
15 dec. 2009
admission: £0.00 by invitation

way of tea - an art of conviviality 
inter-active and immersive installation
kube, gallery, poole, u.k. 
4-24 nov. 2009
admission: £0.00

garden at goldsmiths
installation re-imagining concepts of the the zen garden and, in the japanese tea house, the artistic and aesthetic significance of the alcove (in japanese: tokonoma).
goldsmiths, university of london, u.k.: outside RHB166.
30 sep. 2009 - 30  sep. 2010
monday- friday 09.00-21.00
saturday and sunday 10.00-17.00
except days when goldsmiths is closed
admission: £0.00
images and details at the 8 facebook page

tea ceremonies without the tea
one-to-one inter-active and immersive experiences
goldsmiths, university of london, london, u.k.
oct. 2009
images and details at the 8 facebook page

8 technology  a.k.a. ecosophy a.k.a. 8

brings together particular ideas from science, digital technology, philosophy, architecture and art to facilitate sublime works that shed light on our contemporary ecology and being.

this site is both ‘art ‘ and ‘information’ in that it can tell you about what 8 does, at the same time it is created and tended near daily, in a deliberate, ritualised process of re-construction and re-creation, according to mood, season, context,

  1. -a durational work without duration -

a ‘technology’ of the every day,

towards a poor technology,

in the manner of a daily tea ceremony or tending of a zen garden, for your pleasure...

each page is unique: constructed with minor compositional variation.

spot the deliberate imperfections...

connect with 8’s near daily twitter

join the evolving discussion too at facebook   

view via the sublime filmic        work, 
version for the internet: 

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