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projects 2003

The Spy School

Each exercise scrutinises the public - private borderline of post-9/11 daily life in a climate where the ethic of surveillance is in the ascendancy and the development of its technologies in overdrive.

Look East (Look Far East)

Another New Year's Eve spent dancing at ambientspace to fireworks over the City and the sun rising over Docklands.


artist-in-residence Aju Jupoh, of the Akha people in Thailand, works on music and film projects during his stay at ambientspace.

The Café Event

telematic dance piece by Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company in collaboration with ambientTV.NET for DNAsia at Watermans Gallery, London.

The Spy School #2

Projection piece commenting on Kingston upon Hull's history as British slave trade harbour and home to Abolitionist William Wilberforce.

The Spy School #3

Students of the E-Media Centre of the Eesti Kunsti Akadeemia present three new works for an electronic billboard in public space, developed in workshops led by Manu and Mukul. The artists used surveillance technologies including miniature wireless cameras.


Remix competition in association with Radio FRO 105.0 FM (Linz, Austria). New and established producers (including Equal-I, Chandrasonic from Asian Dub Foundation, and Mukul) reinterpret a traditional Afghani song by Rafi Hanif. Very limited double vinyl LP and downloads available here...

AV DINNERS 01: Epic Eros

live and online audio-visual gastronomic event with artist-cuisinière Vitamin AA and Koko di Mari.


reception held by Tel Aviv-based art consultant Loushy at ambientspace, where guests partake of Koko's artfully composed sushi orgy.


multichannel, mobile sound work for public space composed and choreographed by Mukul for Danish group SSSHHHH Ghettoblaster Ensemble


Participants map their emotions during walks through the city, using networked location-aware technologies. Premiered at DMZ Festival, London.

Who Watches The Watchmen?

Ambient Information Systems is delighted to announce the launch of its 'September 11' T-shirt collection, celebrating the Total Information Awareness logo of the US DARPA (Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency).