Look About is a two-year mapping and collecting project led by Portsmouth based artist/geologist Jon Adams in response to the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad in the south east of England.

Look About: Transmission is a screen-based work that will featuring film, animation and sound works inspired by Jon’s mapping of Cultural Olympiad events in the South East.

Starting with Transmission1.1 'look About' Digital Artifacts will evolve as it gathers data at each relay location, growing and metamorphosing to eventually comprise 128 Fragments. 64 Cross sections and explanations and 64 89second films/animations inspired by geological and other correlated themes gathered throughout the journey.

Elements of both Look About: Artefacts and Transmission (in various forms including digital and published) will be presented at various partner venues around the south east until July 2012 including: ArtSway, Aspex, Chapel Arts, Southampton City Art Gallery, University of Portsmouth, Towner Art Gallery, Milton Keynes Gallery, Quay Arts, Stour Valley Arts, LV21, Pallant House and Winchester Discovery Centre. Transmission in a final form will then be showing at the British Geological Survey during the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad.

This version – ‘Look About’ Transmission 1.1 launched on 29th October at ArtSway

port.ac.uk/departments/faculties/cci/air/projects/lookabout/

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