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Benjamin Gaulon

Benjamin Gaulon

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Benjamin Gaulon est un artiste, chercheur et possède une vaste expérience comme consultant artistique, conférencier et enseignant en école d'art. Il publie son travail sous le nom de "recyclism". Ses recherches portent sur les limites et les échecs des technologies de l'information et de communication; l'obsolescence planifiée, le consumérisme et la culture du tout jetable; à travers l'exploration du détournement, du “hacking” et du recyclage. Ses projets peuvent être des logiciels, installations, “hardware”, des projets basés sur le Web, des œuvres interactives et sont, le plus souvent, open source. Il est actuellement co-directeur de D.A.T.A (Dublin Art and Technology Association) et il a co-fondé le Musée irlandais d'art contemporain en 2007 (IMOCA). Il est également membre du Graffiti Research Lab France et est -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Benjamin Gaulon is an artist, researcher and art college lecturer. He has previously released work under the name "Recyclism". His research focuses on the limits and failures of information and communication technologies; planned obsolescence, consumerism and disposable society; ownership and privacy; through the exploration of détournement, hacking and recycling. His projects can be softwares, installations, pieces of hardware, web based projects, interactive works and are, when applicable, open source. He is currently lecturer at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin and and associate researcher at CTVR / the telecommunications research centre (Trinity College). He is also co-leading Data 2.0 (Dublin Art and Technology Association) and a member of the Graffiti Research Lab France. Since 2005 he has been leading workshops and giving lectures in Europe and US about e-waste and hardware Hacking / Recycling. Workshop participants explore the potential of obsolete technologies in a creative way and find new strategies for e-waste recycling. In 2011 he has created the Recyclism Hacklab - a collaborative workspace focused on contemporary DIY and hacking practices. Within this multidisciplinary space he facilitates and teaches both workshops and mentoring sessions in physical computing, hardware hacking and 3D printing. The Recylism Hacklab provides a wide range of creative practitioners an informal environment where they can engage in critical making, and receive support for self directed research and autonomous learning.

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