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Aymeric Mansoux (FR) is an artist, musician and media researcher.
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'''Aymeric Mansoux''' (FR) is an artist, musician and media researcher, with a background in economics, fine art, graphic design, and computer programming.
  
In 2003, he founded [[goto10]] with [[Thomas Vriet]], a non profit organization and artist collective, with the goal to promote the use and support of free software in electronic music and media art creation. Aymeric has been active in the collective until 2010 and initiated several projects such as: [[Make Art]], a yearly international festival for software artists and musicians using and writing free software; '''Puredyne''', a popular live GNU/Linux distribution for media art and design (with [[Chun Lee]] and [[Antonios Galanopoulos]]) and the ''FLOSS+Art publication'', the first collection of essays on FLOSS and digital art production.
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Since 2009, he is a core tutor and co-supervisor of study for the networked media branch of the [[Networked Media Piet Zwart Institute Rotterdam|Media Design and Communication Master of the Piet Zwart Institute]] in [[Rotterdam]]. Aymeric is also a PhD student at the [[Cultural Studies PhD Goldsmiths, London|Centre for Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths, University of London]], researching the creative misunderstandings between art and politics within copyleft practices.
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In 2003 with [[Thomas Vriet]], he co-founded [[Goto10|GOTO10]], a collective of artists using and writing free software in the context of electronic, noise, improvisation music, and media art. Aymeric had been active in the collective until 2010. During his participation in GOTO10, he has organised and taught several dozens workshops and initiated several projects such as: ''[[Make Art]]'', an annual international festival for software artists and musicians; ''[[Puredyne]]'', a live GNU/Linux distribution for media art and design (with [[Chun Lee]] and [[Antonios Galanopoulos]]), and [http://monoskop.org/log/?p=31 ''FLOSS+Art''], first collection of essays on free and open source software and digital art production (co-edited with [[Marloes de Valk]]).
  
His latest collaboration, '''Naked on Pluto''', is a Facebook interactive fiction that investigates and highlights privacy, ownership and identity issues surrounding centralized proprietary commercial social networks. His projects include the mysterious packets toolkit (with [[Tom Schouten]] and [[Marloes de Valk]]), the 0xA band (with [[Chun Lee]]), and the alife art Metabiosis project (with [[Marloes de Valk]]).
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In 2009, he was invited by [[Florian Cramer]] to join the staff of the [[Networked Media Piet Zwart Institute Rotterdam|Media Design and Communication Master of the Piet Zwart Institute]] in [[Rotterdam]], where he worked as senior lecturer until 2015. Starting 2016, he leads the [https://xpub.nl/ Experimental Publishing] master specialisation of the Piet Zwart Institute.
  
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Aymeric received his doctorate from the [[Cultural Studies PhD Goldsmiths, London|Centre for Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths, University of London]] (2017), under the supervision of [[Matthew Fuller]], for his investigation of the decay of pluralism, the becoming of artistic critique, and defusion of conflicts within free culture movement.
* http://su.kuri.mu/publications/
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Aymeric's works have been exhibited internationally, and he performs regularly with [[Chun Lee]] as part of [http://no.systmz.goto10.org 0xA].
* http://su.kuri.mu/
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* http://320x200.goto10.org
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* http://pzwart.wdka.nl/networked-media/2010/01/02/aymeric-mansoux/
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[[Category:Media culture writers|Mansoux, Aymeric]]
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== Works ==
[[Category:FLOSS|Mansoux, Aymeric]]
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; Latest collaborations
[[Category:Software art|Mansoux, Aymeric]]
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* ''[https://archive.bleu255.com/nakedonpluto/ Naked on Pluto]'' with Marloes de Valk and [[Dave Griffiths]], a project that aims at unfolding the issues of software mediation in the context of privacy and communication within a proprietary and commercial social network such as Facebook, 2010.
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* ''[http://societeanonyme.la/#codex The SKOR Codex]'' with [[La Société Anonyme]], a limited edition of eight hand bound books of raw data dumps that mimic NASA’s Golden Disc Record, aiming at documenting the life at a Dutch institution before it ceased to exists with the Dutch art funding cuts. 2012.
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* ''[https://hetnieuweinstituut.nl/en/free FREE?!]'' with [[Eric Kluitenberg]], a conference and exhibition on the current state and future of free culture, 2013.
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* ''[http://lurk.org/ LURK]'' with [[Alex McLean]], an independent e-mail and web discussion platform for computational culture, 2014.
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; Selected publications
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* editor, with Marloes de Valk, ''[https://monoskop.org/log/?p=31 FLOSS+Art]'', Poitiers: Goto10, and London: Mute, 2008, 320 pp.
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* [https://archive.bleu255.com/nakedonpluto/2010/06/26/the-art-of-surviving-in-simcities/ "The Art of Surviving in Simcities"], in ''Walled Garden'', eds. Annet Dekker and Annette Wolfsberger, Amsterdam: Virtueel Platform, 2009.
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* [http://texts.bleu255.com/how-deep-is-your-source "How Deep is Your Source"], in ''Digital Art Conservation, Preservation of Digital Art: Theory and Practice'', ed. Bernhard Serexhe, Karlsruhe: ZKM, 2012.
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* [http://www.nettime.org/Lists-Archives/nettime-l-1205/msg00003.html "Morphology of a Copyright Tale"], in ''Future of Copyright Anthology'', ed. Paulina Choromańska and Marta Niedziałkowska, Modern Poland Foundation, 2013.
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* [http://hz-journal.org/n19/mansoux.html "My Lawyer is an Artist"], ''Hz #19'', ed. Sashiko Hayashi, Fylkingen, 2014.
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* [http://areyoubeingserved.constantvzw.org/Fork_Workers.xhtml "Fork Workers"], in ''Are You Being Served? (Notebooks)'', eds. Anne Laforet, et al., Brussels: Constant, 2014.
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* ''[https://monoskop.org/log/?p=18777 Sandbox Culture: A Study of the Application of Free and Open Source Software Licensing Ideas to Art and Cultural Production]'', London: Goldsmiths University of London, 2017, xxxviii+486 pp. PhD dissertation.
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== Awards and Fellowships ==
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* Digital Research Unit fellowship, University of Huddersfield, UK, 2006.
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* Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln fellowship, Cologne, DE, 2007.
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* Pixelache software award for Puredyne, FI, 2010.
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* VIDA award for Naked on Pluto, ES, 2011.
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* Modern Poland Foundation award for Morphology of a Copyright tale, PL, 2012.
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* Japan Media Art award for The SKOR Codex, JP, 2014.
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== Interviews ==
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* [[Annet Dekker]], [https://monoskop.org/images/f/fd/Dekker_Annet_ed_Archive2020_Sustainable_Archiving_of_Born-Digital_Cultural_Content.pdf#page=25 "Rock, Paper, Scissors and Floppy Disks"], in ''Archive2020 – Sustainable Archiving of Born-Digital Cultural Content'', ed. Annet Dekker, Amsterdam: Virtueel Platform, 2010, pp 20-29.
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* Pau Waelder, [http://vida.fundaciontelefonica.com/en/2014/01/23/software-is-the-artwork-interview-with-aymeric-mansoux-marloes-de-valk-and-dave-griffiths/ "Software is the Artwork. Interview with Aymeric Mansoux, Marloes de Valk and Dave Griffiths"], ''Vida'', 23 Jan 2014.
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* [[Annet Dekker]], [http://www.onlineopen.org/the-skor-codex-launched-into-the-future "The SKOR Codex Launched Into the Future. Interview with La Société Anonyme"], ''Open!'', Amsterdam, 17 Apr 2014, [[Media:Dekker_Annet_2014_The_SKOR_Codex_Launched_Into_the_Future_Interview_with_La_Societe_Anonyme.pdf|PDF]].
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== See also ==
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* [[goto10|GOTO10]]
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* [[La Société Anonyme]]
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* [[Piet Zwart Institute]]
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== Links ==
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* [https://bleu255.com/~aymeric Personal website]
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* [http://www.pzwart.nl/master-media-design-and-communication/staff-and-tutors/aymeric-mansoux/ Profile on Piet Zwart Institute]
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* [https://twitter.com/320x200 Twitter]
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* [https://xpub.nl Experimental Publishing at PZI]
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[[Category:Writers]] [[Category:FLOSS]] [[Category:Software art]] [[Category:Software studies]] {{DEFAULTSORT:Mansoux, Aymeric}}

Latest revision as of 11:12, 28 March 2018

Aymeric Mansoux (FR) is an artist, musician and media researcher, with a background in economics, fine art, graphic design, and computer programming.

In 2003 with Thomas Vriet, he co-founded GOTO10, a collective of artists using and writing free software in the context of electronic, noise, improvisation music, and media art. Aymeric had been active in the collective until 2010. During his participation in GOTO10, he has organised and taught several dozens workshops and initiated several projects such as: Make Art, an annual international festival for software artists and musicians; Puredyne, a live GNU/Linux distribution for media art and design (with Chun Lee and Antonios Galanopoulos), and FLOSS+Art, first collection of essays on free and open source software and digital art production (co-edited with Marloes de Valk).

In 2009, he was invited by Florian Cramer to join the staff of the Media Design and Communication Master of the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam, where he worked as senior lecturer until 2015. Starting 2016, he leads the Experimental Publishing master specialisation of the Piet Zwart Institute.

Aymeric received his doctorate from the Centre for Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths, University of London (2017), under the supervision of Matthew Fuller, for his investigation of the decay of pluralism, the becoming of artistic critique, and defusion of conflicts within free culture movement.

Aymeric's works have been exhibited internationally, and he performs regularly with Chun Lee as part of 0xA.

Works[edit]

Latest collaborations
  • Naked on Pluto with Marloes de Valk and Dave Griffiths, a project that aims at unfolding the issues of software mediation in the context of privacy and communication within a proprietary and commercial social network such as Facebook, 2010.
  • The SKOR Codex with La Société Anonyme, a limited edition of eight hand bound books of raw data dumps that mimic NASA’s Golden Disc Record, aiming at documenting the life at a Dutch institution before it ceased to exists with the Dutch art funding cuts. 2012.
  • FREE?! with Eric Kluitenberg, a conference and exhibition on the current state and future of free culture, 2013.
  • LURK with Alex McLean, an independent e-mail and web discussion platform for computational culture, 2014.
Selected publications

Awards and Fellowships[edit]

  • Digital Research Unit fellowship, University of Huddersfield, UK, 2006.
  • Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln fellowship, Cologne, DE, 2007.
  • Pixelache software award for Puredyne, FI, 2010.
  • VIDA award for Naked on Pluto, ES, 2011.
  • Modern Poland Foundation award for Morphology of a Copyright tale, PL, 2012.
  • Japan Media Art award for The SKOR Codex, JP, 2014.

Interviews[edit]

See also[edit]

Links[edit]