mervin Jarman in Darwin, April 2010
mervin Jarman -- community art activist, interactive multimedia designer, human computer interface expert -- will be in Darwin, 19th - 23nd April 2010, as part of an Australian tour organised by d/Lux/MediaArts, and funded by Australia Council for the Arts.
mervin was a core member of the mongrel Collective. He is a particular kind of mongrel – a new breed of street art-activist emerging in new media and technology. In 2003 mervin initiated The Container Project, a community media lab in a 40 foot shipping container in rural Jamaica. The Container Project recently won the prestigious Stockholm Challenge Award.
DCA will be organising a Talk at Malak, and coordinating other activities for mervin's visit. Please let me know if you'd like to meet him or host an activity for him.
More information on mervin's 2010 Australian Tour here: http://www.dlux.org.au/cms/index.php?/dTour/mongrel-tour-2010.html