The Art Of Engagement
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
This is now a past event.