This photo essay originally posted over at Kris Krüg‘s Vancouver photography blog Static. The 2010 Winter Olympic Games are upon us and things are heating
With 4 days until the Olympics begin in Vancouver, Bell, Canadas’ largest phone network offered a taste of the world’s first all-IP (internet protocol) Games. This is the first Olympic Games, in history, to be broadcast and shared across a fibre, digital infrastructure.
On the 6th of February, 2010, to coincide with the opening of CODE Live at Emily Carr University of Art + Design, the Cultural Olympiad 2010 and Emily Carr presented a one-day forum that brought together national and international artists, (many of which were exhibiting work within CODE) curators and thinkers for a series of dialogues on the relationships between digital technologies and creative practices today.
Over the evenings of the 3rd and 4th Febuary, Culture @ the Olympics staff (Jennifer Jones, Kris Krug and Danielle Sipple) have been present at the pre-launch and launch of the Vancouver Cultural Olympiad events, CODE Live.