June, 2014

WCTM at LISTE Art Fair Basel

By invitation of the House for Electronic Arts Basel, WCTM will present the works
Flying Saucers, Made in Germany (Fleet 1 and Fleet 2) and Earth Seen from Space.

The House for Electronic Arts Basel (H3K) focusing on the dialogue between art, technology, and media presents at LISTE 19 five artistic positions which engage with the themes of the departure into and the longing for outer space.

Opening hours:

Monday, June 16, 2014, 12–5 pm (preview), 5–9 pm (opening)
Tuesday, June 17 – Saturday, June 21, 2014, 1–9 pm
Sunday, June 22, 1–7 pm

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Earth 

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May, 2014

...meanwhile. Somwhere on the country side in Germany.

 

April, 2014

ACME Centenary Celebrations
In April WCTM's video documentary of the 2011 ACME Project Space
101 (Mostly) Harmless (Almost) Scientific Experiments To Try At Home Show
will be the featured work on the ACME home page, celebrating ACME's 40th year as one of the UK's leading art organisations working to support artists. A new publication celebrating the Centenary of the ACME Fire Station and the residency project there, also features our collaboration and is available to download from the website.

 

March, 2014

Dynamic, Affordable, Apollo-free
Finally the documentary of our lates project 
at Republic of the Moon
in London in January is online. hurray!!!

A Touch of Home

 

February, 2014

NOW IN 3D
Get your anaglyph glasses out and enjoy this brand new picture of 
As Good as a Moonrock now in 3D!

As Good As A Moonrock - NOW IN 3D 

 

January, 2014

Dynamic, Affordable, Apollo-free
9 January – 2 February 2014
Bargehouse, South Bank, London

As artists in residence throughout
Republic of the Moon at Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf on London's South Bank in early 2014. Our residency will evolve in the space and includes a series of round tables about religious, political and economic approaches to colonising the moon.

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Open Think Tank Late Breakfast
Saturday 11 January 2014, 11am-1pm
Bargehouse, South Bank, London
                 
“Should We Colonise the Moon?”.
 What's the future for the Moon – a theme park or a quarry?


Round table discussion about the concept of moon colonisation with
Benedict Singleton, Prof. Ian Crawford, Rev. Dr. Jeremy Law and Nicola Triscott.

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Extreme LIVE Moon Smelling
Thursday 16 January, 7 - 10pm
Bargehouse, South Bank, London

As part of KOSMICA: Full Moon Party. After the recent huge success of the
Biggest LIVE Moon Smelling on Earth to Date in Hong Kong we return once more to KOSMICA with the challenge of presenting an even larger smelling session.

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#A.I.L - artists in laboratories, episode 51
Radio interview on ResonanceFM with the amazing Régine Debatty.

 

November, 2013

Microwave Festival
Hong Kong, City Hall, 9th November 2013


WCTM will be at this year's Microwave Festival in Hong Kong.
Lost in Space/Space Maintenance will feature in the main exhibition.

On the opening night we will be enacting the
Biggest LIVE Moon Smelling On Earth To Date.

 

August, 2013

Shiny Toys Festival
Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany, 30 – 31 August 2013

WCTM present Space Maintenance/Lost in Space in the main exhibition.
at this year's Shiny Toys Festival in 
Mülheim an der Ruhr.

WCTM ShinyToys

Dazed Digital:
THE dA-Zed GUIDE TO OUTER SPACE
WCTM features together with Alexander McQueen, Bjork, Daft Punk, Felix Baumgärtner, The Beastie Boys, Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, Agnes, Nelly,
Stanely Kubrik, Ridley Scott, Stephen Hawking, UNESCO, X-Files, Yves Klein
and David Bowie in The dA-Zed guide to Outer Space from Dazed Magazine.

ah yeah!

KUMOBAKUDAN MAGAZINE
The June edition of Kumobakudan Magazine from China,
features WCTM, ENTER AT OWN RISK and the Taste of the Universe.

An Ideal Sketch of the Moon, Sue Corke, 2012  An Ideal Sketch of the Moon, Sue Corke, 2012

PRINT FUSION

Gallery TEN Edinburgh, Fringe Venue 188.

An Ideal Sketch of the Moon
are on show at PRINT FUSION.
an exhibition of contemporary graphic art at this years Edinburgh Festival.


PUSHING PRINT

An Ideal Sketch of the Moon are on show at PUSHING PRINT,
a major UK national print exhibition in Margate.

 

July, 2013

Residential exchange
Firestation London < > Firestation Dublin

This summer WCTM are in residence at The Firestation Artist's Studios in Dublin. Selected for the first exchange for emerging British and Irish artists between Dublin and London. Performance artist Maria McKinney takes our place at ACME Firestation Studios in London.


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The Embassy of Summer
Permanent installation on the north face of the Firestation Artist’s Studios in Dublin.
Print edition produced at Black Church Print Studio, Dublin.


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May, 2013

Very first sketch for a new astronomical device
Rapidly protoyped in Stuttgart close to the city observatory.


Vol.1 – WE COLONISED THE MOON
Out now. A pocket sized survey of recent work.
Available as PDF or in hard copy format, both on
request.

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April, 2013

Curating the Cosmos
Enter At Own Risk is included in an online exhibition curated in conjunction with the
2013 Association of American Geographers conference on Curating the Cosmos,
with an accompanying essay by Elizabeth Straughan, Philip J. Nicholson (University of Glasgow) and Eric Magrane (University of Arizona).

Freedom of the Press
Frigoris and Tranquilitatis are on show this spring at The Old Royal Naval College at (Discover Greenwich Visitor Centre) Greenwich. Home also to the famous Observatory.
They appear as part of the Thames Barrier Print Studio artists spring show.

Exhibition runs from 29 April - 26 June 2013

 

 

March, 2013

WCTM is back in the studio in London and Stuttgart.
Twaddeling on things as usual.

 

February, 2013

NO15 MAGAZINE
Space Maintenance
and Astronaut Privatised featured in NO15 magazine,

the UC San Diego art publication, in a special issue themed around the surreal.

 

September, 2012

WE MAKE MONEY NOT ART
WCTM interview with Régine Debatty


KOSMICA MEXICO
27–29 September at Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Mexico City

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MASSIVE LIVE MOON SMELLING
15 September 2012, Part of On Dilletantisem
, Halle14, Spinnerei, Leipzig

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June, 2012

AUTHENTIC GOODS FROM A REALISTIC FUTURE

EB&Flow Gallery, London

Curated by
Attilia Fattori Franchini

Exhibition 13.06. - 1.09.2012

Sue Corke and Hagen Betzwieser met by chance in 2008 at a bus stop in Norway.
A conversation that started out then about colonising the moon at a glacier roadside continues in London today with their first solo show at EB&Flow.

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June, 2012

SPACE ADVENTURES #1
Villa Rosenthal, Jena, Germany
Exhibition 27.6 - 17.08.2012


At the end of his six-month Clara-und-Eduard-Rosenthal residency at the Villa Rosenthal in Jena, Germany, Hagen Betzwieser shows recent works in cooperation with Sue Corke. Observations of local phenomena, further experiments in zero gravity, cosmic ice cream, continual space maintenance and a preview of the upcoming summer show in London at EB&Flow.

Taste of the Universe at Villa Rosenthal, Jena, 2012

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January, 2012

ENTER AT OWN RISK
About the Smell of the Moon and Astronaut Training

Part of the exhibition Republic of the Moon
, FACT, Liverpool, UK
December 2011 – February 2012

ENTER AT OWN RISK


BBC Stargazing LIVE
For BBC Stargazing Live at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester we present our next work about extraterrestrial aromas. THE TASTE OF THE UNIVERSE! Come around and have a bite! 27th January 2012, MOSI, Manchaster, UK

Taste of the Universe


KOSMICA, Liverpool
This special edition of KOSMICA comes to Liverpool as part of the Republic of the Moon exhibition, and is curated by us with Nahum Mantra. The all-female line-up will include presentations by Hilde de Bruijn of the Moon Life Foundation, Dr. Iya Whiteley, Space Psychologist (IACE Ltd, Director; UCL Centre for Space Medicine Consultant), Bee Thakore of the Planetary Society and Ulrike Kubatta ('She Should Have Gone To The Moon')

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CRASH
Our latest research workshop, building with teams of young people, space probes, cosmic explorers and rovers with a terminal end in mind. Rather than seeing a crash as a failure, we will film in high speed the beauty of the material chain reaction, unleashed in the devices final moments.

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September, 2011

NEW SCIENTIST – low-tech-moon-landings
Review by Jessica Hamzelou for CultureLab

ACME PROJECT SPACE

To Try At Home

ACME PROJECT SPACE, London
August – September 2011

WCTM will be installing a brand new laboratory entitled ‘101 Harmless Scientific
Experiments To Try At Home’ at the
 Acme Project Space this summer. For six weeks between August and September we will be investigating and inventing solutions for anti-gravity, time machines and holding auditions for astronauts.

ACME PROJECT SPACE, London

An Audiance of Experts

More intergalatic research! Come around if you are in London. Sue and I will present one of our latest experiments which we develeoped in the last weeks in our new lab at ACME Projects Space in Bethnal Green.

WEDNESDAY, 1st. September 2011
The Arts Catalyst
, 50-54 Clerkenwell Road, London

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June, 2011

The Sun Dies Anyway
Stuttgart, how are you doing? June – July, 2011, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart

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MY MOOD / GOOD SAVE ME FROM CULTURE
Silcsreen, 25 x 25cm, Edition 30

MY MOOD

 

March, 2011

Structured Talk

WCTM
in front of an image of Sagittarius B distributing the taste of the Universe
(rasberries and rum) to the KOSMICA audiance. (Photo: Sascha Pohflepp)

KOSMICA at The Arts Catalyst
50-54 Clerkenwell Road, London

Kosmica at the Arts Catalyst, London (Photo: Sascha Pohflepp)

KOSMICA

 

September, 2010

MOON, scratch and sniff

Moon, scratch and sniff is a commission for the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
and was launched there as part of an event on olfactory art in September 2010.

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May, 2010

Something For The Weekend
Silkscreen, 2010, 20 x 30 cm, Edition 25

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Aproved for All Ages, Good Luck With That
Print no.3, "Good Luck with That", is done at Edinburgh Printmakers in Edinburgh.

Aproved for All Ages, Good Luck With That

 

February, 2009

iRes, University College Falmouth
Workshop on collaborative practice and conceptual thinking.

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wecolonisedthemoon.com

"oh my goodness! it looks like WE COLONISED THE MOON"

We Colonised The Moon has a new website. The Pixel Monkey can have a bananna. And you can check out the projects we have already completed and those still 'under construction...'

Welcome to our universe, Hagen & Sue