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The Art Of Engagement

Bobby Baker

The Art Of Engagement by Bobby Baker

The Art Of Engagement online network exists as an ongoing open space for international dialogue. It is experimental, co-created and free.
Bobby Baker is the current Artist-in-Residence through May and June. She invites us to follow her on Twitter as she undergoes surgery in a London hospital
While I'm perched here on this line I'll be responding to the question posed by Rajni Shah for the Art of Engagement: “What I really want to do is question the idea of what an 'engaged practice' is.”
So a small flock of us will flutter around and try to engage with each other (and you), with our beady eyes so as to create a birdy culture of sorts. We shall be doing this on Twitter which is a 'service for co-workers to communicate and stay connected through the exchange of quick, frequent answers to one simple question – What are you doing?' We shall be sending 'tweets' – text based posts of up to 140 characters. A tweet is a haiku for the digital age – well, sort of.
I have spent the past 11 years road testing various treatments for my multiple ailments. I've been cured of most so far. On Tuesday 28th April I had a new knee fitted to replace the disappointing one I inherited. So lots of my tweeting will be about hospital and knees and such like. Or TV or flocks of bird-like nurses or seal-like flurries of doctors? Let's see…
Bobby Baker on The Art Of Engagement


Date and time

11 May – 1 July 2009

Please note
This is now a past event.