Forthcoming: 21, 22 November 2018 22@ Barcelona SkypeLab at RMIT Europe, Media-TIC located in the 22@ Innovation District, Barcelona.
A symposium and laboratory dialogue between a multidisciplinary group of academics, artists, PhD candidates and urban thinkers on the impact of digital screen mediation on contemporary identity and spatial knowledge.
Media-TIC, Barcelona, Spain.
Forthcoming: May 2018. Skypeography: investigating and mapping the public mind space of urbaness by Maggie McCormick in the Journal of Public Space. https://journalpublicspace.org/
April 1, 2018, launch of the publication "Eagle-Eye on Identities in the Digital World", Evolution and Challenges.
Authors: Chaudron, Stephane & Eichinger, Henning
Publisher: Publications Office of the European Union
ISBN: 978-92-79-77690-8 (print), 978-92-79-77689-2 (pdf). ISSN: 1018-5593 (print), 1831-9424 (online)
March 27- April 27, 2018: Skypescape (an overview of SkypeLab 2014-2017 & Skypetrait 2012-2013) at Salamanca Art Centre, Hobart, Tasmania in association with the University of Tasmania. 27 March-27 April 2018.
Curators: Maggie McCormick and Fiona Hillary. Participating artists: RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia: Susan Maco Forrester & Suzannah (Zan) Griffiths. University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia: Jose Vicente Garcia Cesar & Holly Zeinert, with Emma Anna (Colombia), Christopher Bold (Australia), Annie Kurz (Germany) on Skype.
October 20, 2017, Milan, Museo Nazionale Scienza e Tecnologica Leonardo da Vinci, Milan Italy: SkypeLab: Transcontinental Faces, Spaces and Objects Talk by Professor Henning Eichinger at the preparatory workshop for the RESONANCES III Festival on BIG DATA of the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission.
Dr Maggie McCormick chapter - Carto-City Revisited: the city as urbaness in Transformations: Art and the City edited by Elizabeth Grierson, Intellect UK & USA 2017.
June 5 - 6, 2017, 10am - 4pm, SkypeLab Workshop - open to public at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.
June 2017, SkypeLab RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia and Universidad de Atlantico, Barranquilla Colombia: Casa Verde Exhibition.
April 11, 2017, Henning Eichinger, open talk at MAPSopentalk, 5 PM, RMIT University Building 50 (Public Art)
March 2017: First SkypeLab meeting between RMIT University, Melbourne and Universidad de Atlantico, Barranquilla, Photo: Fiona Hillary.
November 16, 2016, first SkypeLab group meeting between Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and Reutlingen University.
October 28, 2016, Dr Maggie McCormick receives the award of Honorary Professor at Reutlingen University.
The decision was based on her tremendous expertise and her exceptional engagement for #SkypeLab, the joint research project with RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, where Dr. McCormick currently is program Manager for the Master of Arts Course (Art in Public Space). School of Art, College of Design and Social Context.
June 15, 2016, 5pm - 7pm Book Launch, Melbourne Australia. RMIT University, Level 9, Design Hub.
Feb. 26, 2016, 7pm, Opening at the Staedtische Galerie, Reutlingen, Germany - Exhibition on view until April 10, 2016.
Aug. 21-22, 2015, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - SkypeLab: Transcontinental Faces & Spaces Workshop MAPPING EPHEMERALITIES / EPHEMERAL CARTOGRAPHIES. The workshop will be led by Dr Maggie McCormick, RMIT University, Australia and Professor Henning Eichinger, Reutlingen University, Germany. Workshop organized by the International Cartographic Association (ICA) Commissions on Maps and Society & Art and Cartography. A Pre-Activities oft he 27th International Cartographic Conference and the 16th General Assembly of International Cartographic Association (ICA) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 23-28 August 2015.
Aug. 5, 2015, Wednesday, RMIT Design Hub, RMIT CAST (Centre for Art, Society and Transformation). SkypeLab is included under Dialogue. Part of the Design for Impact Festival, 23rd July-9th August. The symposium will engage with questions of art and social change through three panels:
DIALOGUES panel members, JILL MORGAN, MAGGIE MCCORMICK, KEVIN MURRAY, KIRSTEN LYTTLE, SOFI BASSEGHI AND NICOLE POLENTAS, responding to intercultural practice both within Australia and internationally.
ENVIRONMENTS panel members, JODI NEWCOMBE, DOMINIC REDFERN,
GUY ABRAHAMS, BEN MORIESON, RENEE UGAZIO AND JEN RAE, responding to questions of art, sustainability and urban infrastructure.
TRANSFORMATIONS panel members, CLARE MCCRACKEN, KEELY MACAROW, YANDELL WALTON, DAMIAN SMITH, RIZA MANALO, PETER BURKE, CERI HANN AND TASSIA JOANNIDES responding to questions of art and community engagement.
May 27, 2015, 8:00 p.m, Boston, US - at John Joseph Moakley US Courthouse: SkypLab: Transcontinental Faces & Spaces at the Baden-Württemberg Universities Evening held on the occasion of NAFSA 2015 in Boston: 'A fascinating multimedia project presented by Prof. Henning Eichinger from Reutlingen University.'
April 12 (Sunday), 2015, 3-5pm, Shanghai China - Artist Talk, 100 Questions. All SkypeLab artist from Australia, China and Germany are present. At Department for Culture and Education of the German Consulate General
101 Cross Tower, 318 Fuzhou Road, Shanghai, China
April 10 (Friday), 2015, 7pm - Opening, Visuelle Bibliothek
At Department for Culture and Education of the German Consulate General
101 Cross Tower, 318 Fuzhou Road, Shanghai, China
On view until April 24, opening hours: Mon-Fri, 10:30am- 6:00pm
April 1 (Wednesday), 2015, 7pm - SkypeLab: Transcontinental Faces & Spaces. Lecture by Prof. Henning Eichinger within the framework of the Cultural Round Table Event/Runder Tisch Kultur, Reutlingen. Reutlingen University, Building 6 (Lecture Hall/Aula). Reutlingen University, Alteburgstr. 150, D-72762 Reutlingen.
Aug. 2014 - Shanghai SkypeLab workshop.
Dec. 4, 2013 - "Lehrpreis des Landes Baden-Württemberg" award for innovative educational approaches.
April 19, 2013 - SWR Landesshau, Skypetrait: Transcontinental Faces on German TV.
Exhibition Reutlingen City Hall in Germany. Skypetrait art residencies at RMIT University and at Reutlingen University.
Skypetrait exhibitions and public screenings at City Library and Federation Square in Melbourne, Australia.
Exhibitions at RMIT Project Space in Melbourne, Australia.
Jan. 2013 - first publication out: PDF- McCormick, M and Eichinger, H 2013, Skypetrait: Transcontinental Faces 2012/13, Stadt Reutlingen, Reutlingen, Germany.
Works published on-line at ARTE Creative TV (France/Germany).
Projections at Gertrude Street Projection Festival in Melbourne, Australia.