Error was born in Vilnius in June 2009 as part of a Capital of Culture project which deteriorated into a reality television show on Lithuanian National television. Monika Malinauskaite (Lithuania) Justin Tyler Tate (Canada/USA) and Ernest Truely (Estonia/USA) were fired from the television show and went to Tallinn, Estonia to continue their activities at Culture Factory Polymer.
Error Collective creates site specific, functional installation art, assemblage and traditional objects of art. While Error has a core collective of members it often acquires other artists, designers, makers, etc. to work with on specific projects. We use available resources to turn disused spaces into social focal points. Working with waste, solutions are improvised, errors inform the design and the projects are joyfully produced. Error
digital work includes documentation but has expanded into a story universe of fictional narratives, commercials, public service announcements and video art representing DIY production as a social intervention. We examine culture through trash and use what has been discarded. We get to know local communities by sourcing tools, materials and sorting out our basic needs. Our labor in public spaces bridges gaps between generations and cultures.
Through our work, we combine methods of DIY and digital
media creation. The strategies we employ do not just present a
sustainable system for our own working but also can be seen as strategies for future urban settings where the creation of new materials is no longer a viable option in an environment of finite resources. In the past we have sustained small communities with over produced food, built installations from only found materials as well as made useful things from discarded junk.
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