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CO-CURATED EXHIBITIONS

Aga, B., Bradbury, A., Mayer, P., Mowbray, P., Phillips, M., Zaz, P., Fulldome UK Biennial, 2014 – 2016.

Visual Arts Plymouth, Co-curation of Plymouth Art Weekender, 23 – 25 September 2015.

Rewired State with Aga, B. Melville, D. ( i-DAT Collective), YRS Festival of Code 2014, Plymouth, 4 July 28 to August 3 2014.

Orrell,P., Aga, B., Phillips M. Co-curation of ‘The Syncretic Sense’ Roy Ascott Exhibition, Plymouth Art Centre. 4 April to the 24 May 2009.

Orrell,P., Aga, B. Phillips, M. Co-curation of Social Operating System. S-OS. Plymouth Arts Centre. 08/02/08-06/04/08.

Whitelaw, R. Aga, B. Co-curation of Sonic of Sonic Arts Expo: Plymouth. 22 – 25 June 2007.

Aga, B., Cox,G., Krysa, J., Lewin, A. Co-curation of Social Hacking, 21 March – 24 March 2007.

Aga, B. Dalgleish, C. Efergan, D., El-Nahas, N. Hickman, C.. Co-curation of Submerge, a digital arts and creative media exhibition. Bristol. 1998 – 2004.

 

COLLABORATIVE WORKSHOPS

Aga, B., Phillips, M., Creative Data Labs: Changing perception – Data-driven collaborative practise. i-DAT/ School of Creative Arts/ Plymouth College of Arts, i-DAT/PSCA, 17-21 October 2016

Aga, B., Phillips, M., Nutbean, L, Emmett, M. TIWWA: Data Workshop 2,  i-DAT/ Tate Exchange, Plymouth University, 27-28 April 2016

Aga, B., Phillips, M. TIWWA: Data Workshop 1,  i-DAT/ Tate Exchange, Tate Brittan, London, 26 January 2016

Aga, B., Hunt, C. Melville, D. Artory: measuring the quality of a cultural experience. Workshops for Cultural organisations, Plymouth, April – August 2014.

Aga, B., Wood. H. Ryley, A.,Boscarelli, A., Oakenshield, O. A series of 6 workshops: Resurgam, creating and performing in location based games.Plymouth, April – June 2013

Aga, B., Hunt, C. et al. Young Rewired State Workshop: Making code, i-DAT, Plymouth 6-10 August12

Aga, B. Hunt, C.. Phillips, Confluence School Workshops: Data Visualisation 2 (Appledore, Torrington Junior, Rosemore (with Great Torrington School), April 2012

Aga, B. Hunt, C.. Phillips, A series of four workshops:  Confluence School Workshops: Ideas generation – 1 (Appledore, Torrington Junior, Rosemore (with Great Torrington School), October – December 2011

Aga, B., Phillips, M. Nutbean L., Lock., S. A series of 6 workshops: Bio-os DataLabs for artists, Plymouth University, March – May 2011.

Aga, B. Murray, S. Phillips, M. ARCH-OS: International Workshop:   i-DAT/ AHO School of Architecture and Design, Oslo/ Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, University of Plymouth, 25-27 February 2009

Aga, B. Katina Hazelden and Mike Phillips. The Play Algorithm – A(n):= [r = 1,2,…N]. HOMO LUDENS LUDENS 2008, LABoral Centro de Arte y Creacian Industrial. Gijon, Asturias, Spain. 19-20/04/08.

Aga, B. Hutchinson, I. Orrell, P, Phillips, M. Plymouth Arts Centre and i-DAT collaboration. A international series of workshops and residencies. Artists and Curator; Stanza (UK) 8 February – 6 April, Cadu (Brazil) 11/01 – 11/04 and Basak Senova (Turkey) 19/01 – 09/02. 01/08

Aga, B. Phillips, M et al. A Series of 10 annual workshops: i-DAT Digital Arts workshop for CYP – Plymouth University in partnership with Widening Participation. 2005 – 2012

 

COLLABORATIVE PUBLICATIONS

Aga, B. & Phillips, M. et al. (2017) ‘This is Where We Are – collectively living, working and being, with and through predictive algorithms’ in J. Bowen, with N. Lambert and G. Diprose (eds.) EVA London 2017: Electronic Visualisation & the Arts. Proceedings of a conference held in London 11th-13th July. BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, 2017.

Aga, B., Phillips, M. et al. (2011) Human Geography v1.0. Liquid Press (i-DAT). ISBN 978-1-84102-298-7

Phillips, M, Aga, B. & Hazelden, K.(2008) “The Play Algorithm – A(n):= [r = 1,2,…..N]”. In Deiz del Corral, A. (ed), HOMO LUDENS LUDENS, Locating play in contemporary culture and society. LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial. Gijón, Asturias, Spain: pp 244-248.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Aga, B. (2017) ‘Living Backwards: The [Artificially] Augmented Mental Image’, in Phillips, M & Thomas, P. The Fourth International Conference on Transdisciplinary Imaging at the Intersections of Art, Science and Culture 2016, Plymouth, UK, Intellect Publishing: London  – [Pending June 2017]

Aga, B. (2017) Capture the Rapture. In: Aceti, L., Thomas, P. and Colless, E. eds. Cloud and Molecular Aesthetics. Leonardo Electronic Almanac Book, Volume 22, Issue 1, Leonardo/ISAST: San Francisco, pp. 26 – 34 [Pending January 2017]

Aga, B. (2011) Reshaping New Horizons: Seeking new opportunities and growth.  Arts Council England: Exeter

Aga, B. (2008) ‘Review: Ars Electronica Festival for Art, Technology and Society Linz, Austria. 4-9/09/2008’. Leonardo On-Line: Leonardo Reviews. [online] Available at: http://www.leonardo.info/reviews/oct2008/aga_ars.html [Accessed 18 Oct. 2016].

 

COLLABORATIVE CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Aga, B., Sinker, R. & Phillips, M., M. Collaborating with Algorithms. Technarte. Bilabo, Spain. 12/05/2017

Phillips, M., Aga, B., Corino, G. & Lock, S. Mass Body Index: Bio-OS, a Biological Operating System. ISEA2011 (http://isea2011.sabanciuniv.edu/). Istanbul, Turkey. 20/09/2011

Aga, B. Phillips, M. “Social Software Engineering”. Consciousness Reframed 9: Vienna, 3–5/07/2008

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Aga, B. ‘Data Deamons’,The 21st International Conference on Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts, Plymouth University, UK, 11/09/2017.

Aga, B. ‘Living Backwards:Artificially Augmented Memories.’, Digital Memory, Plymouth University, UK, 16/1/2017.

Aga, B.’Living Backwards: The [Artificially] Augmented Mental Image’, The Fourth International Conference on Transdisciplinary Imaging at the Intersections of Art, Science and Culture, Plymouth, UK,  1-3/7/2016.

Aga, B. ‘Capture The Rapture.’,  Transdisciplinary Imaging at the Intersections of Art, Science and Culture, İstanbul, Turkey 27/7/2014.

Aga, B. ‘Measuring quality’, The IBM Smart Conference. Plymouth, UK, 05/09 2014.

 

FUNDING AND GRANTS SECURED

Aga, B., Reith, A. Data Lab, Plymouth City Council. £2,000. May 2017

Aga, B. Artist International Development Fund, Arts Council England. £4,890. February 2017

Aga, B., Phillips, M. Arts Council England GFA Funds, This is Where we Are with Tate ModernArts Council England. £14,790. April 2016

Index with Karst & i-DAT / Aga. Arts Council England, GFA £14,800. June 2016

Aga, B., Wood. H. Riley, A. Resurgam. Arts Council England, GFA £14,800 + PU Investment £24,800. 2013

Qualia, NESTA Digital R&D Award. £127,000. Cheltenham Festivals, i-DAT, Warwick University and Facebook. 02/2013

Phillips, M., Aga, B. i-DAT National Portfolio Organisation. Arts Council England. £ 176,690. 2012-15

Phillips, M., Aga, B. i-DAT Organisational Development. Arts Council England. £9,995. 03/2012

Aga, B., Phillips, M. Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation Funds. Arts Council England. £176,690. 03/2012

Aga, B., Phillips, M. Confluence Project, Beaford Arts and North Devon Biosphere. Arts Council England and Leader Four. £22,000 (aprox). 02/2011

Aga, B., Phillips, M. CO-OS, 12 month, British Council. £25,000. (2009-2010).

Aga, B., Phillips, M. Research Fellowship- ‘Creative Producer’, 18 month, Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts, with partnership funding from AimHigher and Plymouth City Council. £58,000. (2008-2010).

Aga, B. Fournel, M. Phillips, M. Canada Council for the Arts Grant – New Media Residencies: Marc Fournel. CA$30,000. 04/08

Aga, B. Phillips, M. Station to Station (http://www.station2station.co.uk/) is developed through a partnership between Bere Ferrers and Calstock Parish Councils, Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership, Tamar Valley AONB, and West Devon Borough Council. £18,000. 25/02/08

Aga, B., Phillips, M., Speed, C. ‘Cornwall Culture’. Interactive Pod Commission for Cornwall Arts Marketing. Member of the i-DAT development team. £125,000. 01/06.

Aga, B., and Phillips, M. Research Fellowship- ‘Outreach Curator’, 2 year, Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts, with partnership funding from AimHigher and Plymouth City Council. £63,000. (2005-2007).

Aga, B., and Phillips, M. Research Fellowship- ‘Outreach Curator’, 2 year, Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts, with partnership funding from AimHigher and Plymouth City Council. £63,000. (2005-2007).

Aga, B. Dalgleish, C. Efergan, D., El-Nahas, Public and Private Funding. £150k. 2001 – 2005

 

EDUCATION

University of Plymouth
PhD, Arts & humanities, ‘Predicting your future; artificially amplified cognition and the emergence of data demons’
2015 – [completion in 2019}

University of Exeter
MBA, Distinction, Innovation & Entrepreneurship
2009 – 2010

University of Plymouth
MA Digital Futures, Data driven system & technologies
2001 – 2004

University of Plymouth
BSc MediaLab Arts – 1st class Honours, Digital art, science & technology
1997 – 2001