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Archive for February, 2010

Inspiring creative learning

boredomresearch will be using Real Snail Mail as a vehicle to enrich a school’s curriculum. Educational workshops and lesson plans will be built around the RSM Educational kit to encourage creative interrogation of en-grained paradigms in an effort to promote innovative thinking regarding future technologies. The first pilot project is launching on the 19th February 2010 at the Gloria Fuertes Infant School located in Gijón, Asturias supported by Laboral Centro de Arte y Creatión Industrial, Gíjon, Spain

The Gloria Fuertes Infant School community includes children with ages from 3 to 6 years old. Its aim is to contribute to the physical, intellectual, affective, social and moral development, always in close collaboration with their families, respecting diversity and encouraging creativity, and the use of new technologies.

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Increasing bandwidth

Boredomresearch will be exhibiting a live Real Snail Mail enclosure at ARCO, Madrid (17th-21st Feb 2010) in the Expanded Box section; a space which shows the most current trends exploring the influences and/or uses of technologies in the arts. The system bandwidth will be increasing during the exhibition with ten new Spanish snails (aka Manuel, Federico, Enrica, Alfonso, Madalena, Javier, Esmeralda, Frida, Pablo & Catalina) being exhibited. The snails have kindly been donated by Bages Cargol, Barcelona.

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