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Enclave 1: Res. | CYBER INTIMACY

Aug 29, 2016

CYBER INTIMACY: A reading and watching group presented by Beth Bramich and Matthew de Kersaint Giraudeau of The Bad Vibes Club
Friday 16 September 2016, 7 – 9.30 pm

Join Beth Bramich and Matthew de Kersaint Giraudeau of The Bad Vibes Club in the Kathy Rae Huffman Archive Reading Room at Res. to read Huffman’s CYBER INTIMACY: From Net Nookie to Coffee Talk (1995) alongside a screening of excerpts of moving image works from Huffman’s programme of the same name.

CYBER INTIMACY: From Net Nookie to Coffee Talk (1995) reflected on existing and potential modes of intimacy, sensuality and sex in the medium of digital broadcasting in the early 90’s. This reading and watching group aims to bring to the fore ideological shifts since 1995 that affect the reading of propositions within CYBER INTIMACY including cyber feminist ideology, tele-sensual interactive experiences, consensual problem sharing and sexy homepages.

Reading:
CYBER INTIMACY: >From Net Nookie to Coffee Talk A presentation by Kathy Rae Huffman at Interfiction, the Kasseler Dokumentarfilm- und Videofest 6. – 13. Dezember 1995
https://nettime.org/Lists-Archives/nettime-l-9601/msg00010.html

The Bad Vibes Club is a forum for research into the productive possibilities of negative states. It produces original research, and hosts lectures and reading groups at galleries and institutions. Matthew de Kersaint Giraudeau started The Bad Vibes Club in 2014 whilst an Associate of Open School East in London, where there is still an ongoing lecture programme and reading group. www.badvibesclub.co.uk

Image credit: Double Cross Click Click, Lynn Hershman-Leeson, video still, 1995

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