A Public Art Programme for Cambridge UK
OCTOBER 2011 - JULY 2012

Art / Technology / Performance / Science / Music

Presented by Anglia Ruskin University & Futurecity

Documentation/Images from Visualise Summer Programme

Documentation/Images from Visualise Summer Programme

Mariana Manhaes – Thisthose (Window) Chris Draper Head of Illustration at Anglia Ruskin produced a beautifully evocative video about the summer exhibition which you can view at Here is a selection of other images relevant to the Visualise programme of public art works
GAMES ARTISTS PLAY LAUNCH - Liliane Lijn presents Powergame Online - https://twitter.com /#!/PowerGameOnline - & at Ruskin Gallery, Thurs 5th July, 5-8pm

GAMES ARTISTS PLAY LAUNCH – Liliane Lijn presents Powergame Online – https://twitter.com /#!/PowerGameOnline – & at Ruskin Gallery, Thurs 5th July, 5-8pm

On 5th July from 5.00-8.00 pm artist Liliane Lijn led a special game with Twitter.  Her very successful series Power Game was extended for VISUALISE and was played live in the Ruskin Galleryon the big screen. For more information about this exciting artist’s game see www.powergameonline.com or read further below:...
GAMES ARTISTS PLAY 5th-12th July - Private View 5.00pm 5th JULY

GAMES ARTISTS PLAY 5th-12th July – Private View 5.00pm 5th JULY

From 5th-12th July,  the Visualise Summer Exhibition  expanded to include more works under the theme, Games Artists Play, in the context of the Olympics Torch which arrived in Cambridge on 7th July accompanied by community festivities.  At the special Private View on 5th July Liliane Lijn’s Power Game Online (see...
Last Chance to see 'Poetry, Language, Code' Summer Exhibition - ends Thurs 12.7.2012

Last Chance to see ‘Poetry, Language, Code’ Summer Exhibition – ends Thurs 12.7.2012

    ‘POETRY, LANGUAGE, CODE - Sourcing the In-visible’ VISUALISE Summer Exhibition 2012, curated by Bronac Ferran Artists: Giselle Beiguelman/Mike Brick and Kip Gresham/heath bunting/Chris Draper/Ernest Edmonds/Bettina Furnee/Tom Hall/Eduardo Kac/William Latham/Liliane Lijn/London Fieldworks (with Steve Beard and Kaffe Matthews)/Gustav Metzger/Alex McLean/Alan Sutcliffe/ubermorgen.com, Paolo Cirio and Alessandro Ludovico. VENUE: The Ruskin Gallery...
3 Art & Technology Collaborations Launched

3 Art & Technology Collaborations Launched

  V I S U A L I S E  is engaging leading Cambridge technology companies to collaborate with contemporary artists on the creative use of technology in public life. Phillips, ARM, and Optricks Media have been  involved in collaborations with artists Proboscis, Eduardo Kac, and Bettina Furnee respectively on...
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Visualise Book on its way!

In November 2013 we  launch a new publication, edited by Bronac Ferran, featuring newly commissioned essays by many of the leading international and local artists involved in the Visualise programme. Visualise: Making Art in Context will be published by Anglia Ruskin University on 28th November 2013.  Designed by Giulia Garbin it features new essays by...
Mon 18th - Sat 23rd June 'OF SLEEPING BIRDS' Evening musical walks through Cambridge streets BOOK NOW

Mon 18th – Sat 23rd June ‘OF SLEEPING BIRDS’ Evening musical walks through Cambridge streets BOOK NOW

The streets of Cambridge will be filled with glistening and delicate strands of music as a mobile symphonies cross the city ... FREE places available.
'Limits of Seeing - Views from Above & Below'  @Institute of Astronomy, Sat 23rd June

‘Limits of Seeing – Views from Above & Below’ @Institute of Astronomy, Sat 23rd June

The Institute of Astronomy in Madingley Road, Cambridge, is the wonderful venue for the second Limits of Seeing event which takes place on afternoon of 23rd June from 3.00 – 6.30 pm.  A series of family friendly art and science interventions will take place across the site, on the lawns and in the observatories as...
VISUALISE TALKS SERIES

VISUALISE TALKS SERIES

Between September 2011 – March 2012 V I S U A L I S E organised a series of talks and discussions at Anglia Ruskin University open to the general public which covered a wide range of contemporary practice – under the general heading: Negotiating New Spaces for Art.   In September 2011 visual artist...
Thurs 22 March, 7.30pm - THE LIMITS OF SEEING - (Art, Space & Perception)

Thurs 22 March, 7.30pm – THE LIMITS OF SEEING – (Art, Space & Perception)

THE LIMITS OF SEEING an art and science panel was held as part of Cambridge Science Festival in a round room  – LAB028  – within the Anglia Ruskin Business School. Continuing Visualise’s exploration of the boundaries of inner and outer space the second ART AND SCIENCE CIRCLE was duly a starry, thought-provoking, fun, interactive, public...
FLUXING THE MANIFESTO!

FLUXING THE MANIFESTO!

During the Future Fluxus event  Michelle Lewis-King (a doctoral researcher at Anglia Ruskin University) invited audience members  to remix -  visually and in due homage -  George Manciunas ‘original’ Fluxus manifesto. Here’s some of the works she received back as well as her instructions: For more about Michelle’s research see: http://codephd.wordpress.com/
See Ruskin Gallery in construction

See Ruskin Gallery in construction

Photo: Ned Lidster
'CAUTION MATTER'  Liliane Lijn & Jamie Allen 17th - 26th Jan 2012

‘CAUTION MATTER’ Liliane Lijn & Jamie Allen 17th – 26th Jan 2012

  CAUTION MATTER by Liliane Lijn and Jamie Allen opened on 17th January in Cambridge filling the ten high definition digital screens of the Ruskin Gallery with luminous colour.  Caution Matter is  a new  exhibition  about art, industry, and mythology which has been developed in the last few months by  Lijn, a poet and visual...
VISUALISE IN CITY WINDOWS Jan 3rd - 31st

VISUALISE IN CITY WINDOWS Jan 3rd – 31st

VISUALISE   SEE ++ In windows of a shop in Sussex Street in Cambridge throughout January Visualise Exhibitions programme will install  films from artists working in art, computer art, science and technology areas  including Ernest Edmonds, Liliane Lijn, London Fieldworks and Susan Aldworth as well as moving image work by Anglia Ruskin film and fine...
CONTEMPORARY SPACE - 100 REGENT STREET

CONTEMPORARY SPACE – 100 REGENT STREET

From 9th-19th January in collaboration with Changing Spaces we will show DIAGONAL CIRCULARITY  at 100 Regent Street featuring the highly complementary work of  Susie Olczak who is Cambridge-based and and Markus Soukup who lives in Liverpool. EXHIBITION OPENING – 5.00 PM 10TH JANUARY 2012 Olczak produces exciting light-based pieces which (recalling Dan Flavin) transform perceptions...
'BETWEEN'  - Susan Aldworth and Karen Ingham

‘BETWEEN’ – Susan Aldworth and Karen Ingham

30th January – 3rd February (Private View -  31st January, 5-7.00 pm) ‘Between: Mind, Matter and Materials‘  Media Coverage/Press Links http://www.cambridgeshire.net/events/between–susan-aldworth-and-karen-ingham/67931.aspx http://www.eventility.co.uk/cgc/events/allmembers/between-susan-aldworth-and-karen-ingham/ruskin-gallery/cambridge/cb11pt/41028 http://www.wereallneighbours.co.uk/cambridge_events/?cal_date=2012-1-31&month=1&year=2012 http://cityviewed.co.uk/articles/entertainment/exhibitions/ ABOUT THE EXHIBITION Between is an exhibition that explores embodiment: who we are and how we are in invested in the structure of body and brain. New medical imaging technologies have...
VISUALISE ARTIST ON THE RADIO

VISUALISE ARTIST ON THE RADIO

IN ADVANCE OF HER EXHIBITION (WITH KAREN INGHAM) AT THE RUSKIN GALLERY ARTIST SUSAN ALDWORTH IS PART OF A RADIO FOUR PROGRAMME MADE IN HONOUR OF MASTER PRINTER STANLEY JONES AT THE CURWEN STUDIO – TUES 17 JAN at 11.30 am http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b019fwvx  THE PROGRAMME  DOCUMENTS SUSAN’S TIME AS ARTIST IN RESIDENCE AT CURWEN. DETAILS AS...