M HKA gaat digitaal

Met M HKA Ensembles zetten we onze eerste échte stappen in het digitale landschap. Ons doel is met behulp van nieuwe media de kunstwerken nog beter te kaderen dan we tot nu toe hebben kunnen doen.

We geven momenteel prioriteit aan smartphones en tablets, m.a.w. de in-museum-ervaring. Maar we zijn evenzeer hard aan het werk aan een veelzijdige desktop-versie. Tot het zover is vind je hier deze tussenversie.

M HKA goes digital

Embracing the possibilities of new media, M HKA is making a particular effort to share its knowledge and give art the framework it deserves.

We are currently focusing on the experience in the museum with this application for smartphones and tablets. In the future this will also lead to a versatile desktop version, which is now still in its construction phase.

Hayley Newman

° 1969

Lives in London (United Kingdom).

Hayley Newman is a performance artist interested in humour, fiction and documentary practices. She is committed to working collectively around the current economic and ecological crisis and is a member of the band The Gluts whose eco-electro musical Café Carbon was taken to the Copenhagen Climate Summit in 2009. Other work has included Milton Keynes Vertical Horizontal (MKVH, 2006), a public event in which volunteers were driven around the Milton Keynes road grid until their coach ran out of diesel. MKVH (the screenplay), published in 2008, was based on this journey. The book built on ideas around intersubjectivity, memory and narrative, commenting on peak oil with particular relation to the car-dependent culture of the new city of Milton Keynes.

Her recent novella Common is based on her experiences as Self-Appointed Artist-in-Residence of the City of London. Written during the crash of 2011, she wrote about the economic crisis from within; as it was happening on the streets of the Square Mile.

She has performed and exhibited widely and has had solo shows at Matt’s Gallery, London; The Ikon Gallery, Birmingham; The Longside Gallery at Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva. Her work has been seen in group exhibitions at Kunstmuseum, Lucerne; Montevideo, Amsterdam; Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago and Tate Modern, London.
 She is a tutor on the doctorial studies programme at the Slade School of Fine Art and a Reader at Chelsea College of Art and Design. She is represented by Matt’s Gallery, London.


>Hayley Newman, Common, 2013.Book, ink, paper, 13 x 19.5 cm, 96 p, language: English, publisher: Copy Press, ISBN: 978-0-9553792-6-0.

Exhibitions & Ensembles

> Exhibition: Book Lovers 4.0 (Pop-up Bookstore). 28 January 2014 - 02 February 2014.

> Exhibition: The Preparation of the Novel (Book Lovers 5.0). 18 July 2014 - 05 September 2014.

> Ensemble: The Artist's Novel.