The Slater Society

The Slater Society is home to an ongoing and long-term research on the parallels between physical and virtual technologies and their obscured connections to art, from the beginning of Industry to the Internet.

The archive includes field recordings, texts, photos, photogrammetric 3D models and interviews featuring Michael A. Crang, Robert Barry, Niall Head-Rapson & Kelly Hudson, Albert Klyberg, Kenneth Goldsmith, Lance Wakeling, Taiken Murakami, Prabhas Pokharel and Tracey Panek among others.

This project is an initiative of Rubén Grilo. With the support of Fundación Botín (2013), and the participation of CIRCA Projects - Henry Moore Foundation and Arts Council of England (2013), Asia Culture Center - Gwangju (2019) and Reduct - San Francisco (2019).

Special thanks to Kathy Claredon, Ruth and the staff of the John Brown House, Irene Blais and The Rhode Island Historical Society, Susie Rodríguez Guzmán, Marco Segurado, Arnau Bosc, Gabriel Pericàs, Sarah Demeuse in New York, Thom O’Nions and Adam Phillips in London, Dawn Bothwell, Sam Watson, Michael Mulvihill and Adam Thomas in Newcastle, Alex Reynolds in Brussels, Daha Kim and Min-hyung Kang in Gwangju, Robert Ochshorn and Levi Strauss & Co. Archive in San Francisco.

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