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2015

// Conference Presentations //

Keynote Invitation: Socio-cultural Techni Aesthetics and Digital Art in Sub-Sahara Africa. Goethe Institute. March 2015. On invitation to inform the international planning and strategy meeting of Goethe Institute, which is being hosted in Johannesburg.

Post African Futures. Future Fest, London, UK. March 2015. On invitation from the British Council, Focus on Johannesburg & Lagos, Global Futures.

// Printed Publications //

Editor of Special Issue of Technoetic Arts: Journal of Speculative Research Vol. 11. No. 2 & 3. 2015. Editorial: From Afro-Futurism to Post African Futures, pg 167.

Technology arts education in South Africa: Mutant collaborations, Co-Authored: Bristow, T & Doherty, C.  Technoetic Arts: Journal of Speculative Research Vol. 11. No. 2 & 3. 2015. pg 237.

Post African Futures: Tegan Bristow on the Fak’ugesi Conference. Art South Africa. Vol. 13. Issue 3. March 2015. pg. 76.

 

2014

// Conference Presentations //

Half Tiger: Digital Technology and Visual Aesthetics at the ACASA African Art Histories Symposium, on the panel: Art and the Digital Revolution in Africa led by Sylvester Ogbechie. April 2014.

Finding Flow in Rebellion. 4th Computer Art Congress / Hiperorganicos 5. Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, June 2014.

Digital Art: Tunis to Joburg. Innovation and New Tech leading Futurist African Arts Practice. Tech 4 Africa Conference, Johannesburg, South Africa. Oct. 2014.

Post African Futures. Fak’ugesi Digital Africa Conference. Johannesburg, South Africa. Dec. 2014.

// Published Papers //

Cultures of Technology: Digital Technology and New Aesthetics in African Digital Art. Critical Interventions: Journal of African Art. Vol 10. Issue 3. 2014.

 

2013

// Conference Presentations //

Aesthetic Practice with Communication Technology in Africa: Considering Globalisation. Presented at the EU Cooperation in Science and Technology.  Art & Technology White Paper Development Workshop. Zagreb, Croatia. Nov. 2013.

Technology Arts Education in South Africa: Mutant Collaborations. Co-authored with Christo Doherty.  Presented as Keynote at the 4th International Meeting of Research Groups: Convergences between Art, Science, Technology & Mixed Realities LATITUDES ļ ATTITUDES, Sao Pualo, August, 2013

With Objects that Speak: A Dialogue between interactive Digital Art in the Meaning Motion exhibition and African Art at the Wits Art Museum. Presented at XARTS 2013 International Conference, University of the Aegean, Greece. July 2013. Waiting Publication.

// Published Papers //

Half Tiger:A comparative interrogation of digital & mobile cultural practices in Johannesburg and Nairobi .  Presented at Di-EGY Festival, Cairo, Egypt, April 2013.   Published: Technoetic Arts Journal, Volume 11, no 3. Pages 221 – 230.

A Culture of Technology: Understanding Digital Art in South and East Africa. MCD. Vol. 71, Title: Digital Afrique. Oct 2013.

// Other Publications //

We Want the Funk: What is AfroFuturism for Africa.  The Shadows Took Shape.  Eds. Naima J. Keith and Zoe Whitley. Harlem Studio Museum. 2013.

 

2012

// Conference Presentations/

Technology Arts Education in South Africa: Mutant Collaborations. Co-authored with Christo Doherty. Presented at the Metamorphosis Conference, Prague, Dec, 2012

Technology Arts Scene in South Africa. Presented as Keynote AfroPixel Festival, Dakar Biennale, May 2012

// Published Papers //

We Want the Funk: What is Afrofuturism to Digital Art in Africa.  Presented at Technoetic Telos: Ionian Art Centre, Kefalonia, Greece, April 2012. Published: Technoetic Arts Journal. Vol. 10. Issue. 1.

// Other Publications //

What is Afrofuturism to Africa. Impakt Online. Impakt Festival. Ed. Cher Potter. Lat Accessed: 4 July 2014.  http://impakt.nl/archive/2012/essays/tegan-bristow-what-is-afrofuturism-to-africa/

What is Digital Art.  Art South Africa, Issue 11. No.1. September 2012. Pg 64 -66.

Yo Peeps, My Name Is…  Hotel Yeoville, Ed. Terry Kurgan. Fourthwall Books, 2013. pp. 88 – 95.

2011

// Conference Presentations //

Rephrasing Protocol: Internet Art in the Global South. Presnted at Art History in (South) Africa and the Global South SAVAH Conference, University of the Witwatersrand, January 2011.

// Published Papers //

Soul Connnection: God, Family and Lovers in Networked Media Art in Africa. Presented at Presence in the Mindfield: Consciousness Reframed 12. Centuro Cultural De Belem, Lisbon, Portugal, November 2011. Published: Conference Proceedings.

 

2010

// Published Papers //

Methods of Evocation: The Evocation of the Sublime in Digital Art. ISEA2010, Ruhr Valley, Germany. Published: Conference Proceedings.

 

2009

// Conference Presentations //

A Natural Defiance: Etching Circuits in the Print Studio. Presented at the practice led research colloquium “On Making”. FADA, University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

 

2008

// Conference Presentations //

Spaces of Dislocation: Surfacing of Internet Cafes in Inner City Johannesburg and the ‘Hotel Yeoville’ Website Project. Presented at the Upgrade! International Gathering. 24th September. Skopje, Macedonia.

 

2007

// Conference Presentations //

Communal Computing and Shared Spaces of Use: A Study of Internet Cafes in a Developing Context. Presented at the Information Architecture Summit held in Las Vegas in March 2007. Co-Authored with Jason Hobbs.

// Other Publications //

Play With Me. Published: Art South Africa. Issue 6. No2. November 2007, pg 34-35.