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Plan b (DE)

Plan b are the artists Sophia New and Daniel Belasco Rogers. They make performance work, durational work, participatory projects, locative media and audio projects and exhibit the outcomes of our data collection activities (including our GPS traces over a number of years)

 Awards and Residencies

2010-12 Artists in Residence, Mixed Reality Lab, Nottingham University GB

2010 Artists in Residence, Volt Gallery, Bergen NO

2004 Artists in Residence, Podewil, Berlin DE

2001 Individual Artsadmin Artists’ Bursaries, London GB

Selected Exhibitions

2012 Crossing Paths participatory GPS project, Artefact Festival, Stuk, Leuven BE

Navigating the Everyday solo exhibition, Art Laboratory Berlin DE

2011 Tracing Mobility group exhibition Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Trampoline, Berlin

The Mobility Project group touring exhibition, Suvi Lehtinen Gallery Berlin

The Way Things Work group exhibition, Athens, Georgia US

The Eye of… Receptions group exhibition at WHITECONCEPTS, Berlin

2010 Lines of Desire, group exhibition, Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown, Powys, GB

Distance Festival, group exhibition, Stoke Newington International Airport, London GB

Holding Time, group exhibition, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, London

Wunderkammer, group touring exhibition, Elly Clarke Gallery GB/DE

2008 Recoded: Landscapes and Politics of New Media, group show, Peacock Visual Arts,

Aberdeen GB

Selected Performance Works

2012 Narrating Our Lines performance lecture, Artefact Festival, Stuk, Leuven BE

2011 The Last Hour, Live Art Festival, Kampnagel, Hamburg DE

2010 The Monday Walks, urban intervention with students from University of Leipzig, Play!

Leipzig Festival / Conference DE

2009 Bed Full of Songs, durational performance, Tanz im August, Berlin DE, Absolutely Free Festival, Graz AT

The Last Hour, performance, Battersea Arts Centre, GB

2008 A Message to You, durational performance reading out a year’s text messages. Preview

Berlin DE, Anti Festival Kupio, FI

MySpace – YourSpace – OurSpace, participatory performance, Futuresonic Festival,

Manchester GB

Call Out Wittenberge, participatory performance and urban intervention, Leben im

Umbruch Festival, Wittenberge DE

2007 Walks on Water, durational GPS performance, Stromereien Festival, Zürich CH

The institute of lost memories and small moments, Donau Festival, Krems AT

12006 Urban Voodoo, Liverpool Live ’06, Liverpool Biennial GB

My Home is My Castle, steirischer herbst, Graz, AT

The Schwedt Project I-IV, Volksbühne Berlin in Schwedt, DE

Selected Audio Visual Works

2012 Crossing Paths GPS participatory project, Artefact Festival, Leuven BE

2011 Someone to Watch Over You Audio installation, X-Wohnungen, Schillertage, Mannheim


A Day in the Life, The Walkers of Birmingham participatory GPS project. Midlands Art

Centre and Fierce Festival, Birmingham GB

2010 Into the Light of the Night, a GPS-activated audio-visual environment walk for Buda

Island, Kortrijk, BE

2009 A Bicycle Made for You, a film made and shown on a tandem, Berliner Luft Festival

Copenhagen, DK

2007 fortysomething, a GPS-activated audio environment commissioned to celebrate 40 years

of steirischer herbst, Graz, AT

Departures, Audio Visual Walk, Leipzig/Halle Airport, AusFlugHafenSicht Festival,

Theater der Welt DE

2005 Mapping Bröllin, GPS-activated audio environment, Graspiloten festival, Schloss Bröllin


Postcards from the Edge, audio guide, ‘Der Berg’, Palast der Republik, Berlin

Stimmen über Berlin, locative media project, Volksbühne’s Rollende Road Show,

Alexanderplatz, Berlin


Daniel Belasco Rogers and Sophia New. Netzkulturen-kollektiv. kreativ. performativ, pages 241–244.

epodium, 2011.

Christine Runge. ÜberLeben im Umbruch – Am Beispiel Wittenberge: Ansichten einer fragmentierenten

Gesellschaft, pages 268–279. Hamburger Edition HIS Verlagsges. mbH, 2011.

Monika Büscher, Katian Witchger, and John Urry, editors. Mobile Methods, chapter 8, pages 132–135.

Routledge, 2011.

Laura Marks. Enfoldment and Infinity: An Islamic Genealogy of New Media Art, chapter 9, pages 285–

286. MIT Press, 2010.

Daniel Belasco Rogers and Sophia New. Me, you and everywhere we go. Performance Research Journal, 15(4):23–31, December 2010.

Julia Gwendolyn Schneider. Securing personal evidence – on the artistic and tactical potential of gps.

Springerin, 3(3), 2003

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