Digital Catapult
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Stimulating business, social and cultural environments

An art exhibition that considers key questions about emerging digital cultures, products and applications

Hybrid Landscapes

As part of our commitment to accelerating innovation and encouraging the development of new perspectives and new markets, we are delighted to launch our first digital art project in conjunction with the Open Data Institute (ODI).

Hybrid Landscapes is an exhibition, within Digital Catapult’s London office, of work by 11 pioneering artists whose projects use, respond to and subvert digital technologies in surprising and unexpected ways. As our experience of life plays out simultaneously across natural, built and networked worlds, new perceptions and perspectives are created.

The featured artists work in a range of mediums – from photography and sculpture to software and code – and each has their own area of research. They are unified by an approach that offers new ways to imagine, inhabit and locate citizens within emerging hybrid terrains. Together their works consider some of the key social and cultural questions we might ask ourselves about emerging digital cultures, products and applications, offering complementary and alternative views.

Digital culture is integral to digital business. It is about an approach to the application of technology – not just the tech itself. Digital culture is about iteration – being open to disruption and learning fast from failures. It accepts that innovation may come from unexpected quarters, and that working with artists helps open business minds to creative possibilities.

Produced and curated by Data as Culture at the Open Data Institute in partnership with Digital Catapult
Created with the generous support of Innovate UK
Curator: Hannah Redler Hawes
Design: Adrian Philpott

Shadows of the State by Lewis Bush, Flowers by Daniel Brown and Code / City by Manu Luksh are newly commissioned versions for the Hybrid Landscapes exhibition. Thomson & Craighead and Evan Roth’s works have been loaned courtesy Carroll / Fletcher, London. All other loans are courtesy the artists. Exposed and Unauthorised Copy by Antonio Roberts were originally commissioned by Aly Grimes for Short Circuit.

As the exhibition is within a working environment, access is strictly limited. Please contact our marketing team to arrange a suitable time before visiting us.  You can do this by emailing [email protected]

Future Focus

Eleven artists present new ways to imagine, inhabit and locate citizens with emerging hybrid terrains. As our experience of life plays out simultaneously across natural, built and networked worlds, new perceptions and perspectives are created.

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Produced and curated by Data as Culture at the Open Data Institute in partnership with Digital Catapult

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