A big "thank you" to Redundant Technology Initiative's major sponsors
and helpers, without whom the project could not have reached this stage
and wouldn't continue to grow.
Many thanks are also due to our computer donors, many of whom have
never before considered supporting an arts project, and to our previous
supporters, who have helped us to get the project to this stage. Thank
you all, and thanks as well to all of our individual PC donors too
numerous to mention here, for your imagination and your positive
Arts are supporting RTI's continuing development, and continue to
recycle their computers with us.
The Arts Council of England
are supporting RTI's continuing development through their OpenE/D
eductation project, and the New Media Projects Fund .
"Installing IT Products" students are helping to repair and
upgrade donated machines.
The Arts Council of England
who, funded by the National Lottery, supported RTI's pilot project.
Backspace who have given us help,
advice and leads to many stashes of redundant computers.
Barcelona who gave us most of
the desks and other furniture for Access Space.
N.R.Bardwell Ltd. who generously donated their stock of IBM XTs and monitors.
Barker Brettell who gave
us their fascinating & historic IBM System 6.
Alan Benison, Chartered Accountant who donated his Stavely
practice's old network.
Architechs who generously gave
us half a dozen high-res CAD monitors.
Beer Davies Advertising who gave us four very nice networked
Birley Health Centre who donated their 486 network terminals and
Black Ninja Design who tend this website and designed our logo
CODA Nottingham who sponsored Paul Matosic's work.
The Community Media Association whose old PCs are sure to be
The Cornerhouse in Manchester, who gave us some Mac Classics plus
handy bits and bobs.
Corporation Nightclub who lent us the exhibition space for our
CTS Training who donated their immaculately preserved redundant
who were our computer recovery centre during Digital Summer 98.
DCE Communications who gave us a dozen 286 and 386 systems and
Digital Summer 98 who funded RTI's
installation and recycling programme in Manchester.
Earls Court Olympia Ltd who generously gave us 40 complete 486
Energis who gave us the carpets,
chairs and other furnishings for Access Space.
Midlands Arts supported the involvement of Paul Matosic and John
Denaro in April 98.
The European Regional Development Fund was an important funder of
our Access Space lab, making it possible for us to offer free access and
learning opportunities to a huge range of people, including individuals
and small businesses.
Fasthosts who've given us a
huge discount on network services. Thanks!
Federation of Community Work Training Groups who gave Amstrads
& a photocopier.
Foxland Electronics who added another monitor to our stock.
Gallery of the Future who helped support the involvement of John
General Telecom who installed our
phone line free of charge.
The Green Room in Manchester, who hosted our installation at
Digital Summer 98.
Huddersfield Art Gallery who hosted our May '99 exhibition.
The Institute of Terrestrial Ecology
Furzebrook, who gave us their old machines before their re-org.
InterFACE FM who donated a
stack of monitors, a server and a whole load of other stuff too.
Internet FCI provided RTI's
internet presence free of charge for two years.
Nacro whose crew of trainees
painted Access Space and did a fine job. Thanks, lads!
Johnson Matthey who've given us a
Compaq laptop and several hard disks.
Psychology Department who gave us PCs and carefully salvaged
David Kennedy Computer Training who gave us a pair of 286s and
Kirklees Media Centre who gave us five Video Frame Stores and two
giant RGB monitors.
Kirklees Metropolitan Council who helped to finance the
Levenshulme High School, Manchester who gave us their huge BBC
Network & many PCs.
Lovebytes assisted with RTI's
publicity in conjunction with the Hypertribes festival.
Manchester City Art
Gallery who gave us four 386 PCs packed with peripherals.
Manchester University Drug Misuse Research Unit who gave us
several monitors and early PCs.
Mead Estates Ltd. who donated their ancient but working CBM PETs.
Midland Arts Centre who gave a dozen or more 286 and 386 systems
to the project.
The Next Five Minutes who invited
us to their 1999 conference.
Panasonic in Bracknell, who've
given us some laptops and other fascinating debris.
Dominic Parkinson who donated his magnificent redundant computer
Sheffield City Council who
gave us valuable practical help and encouragement in the early stages of
Sheffield Independent Film who donated their old office PC
Sheffield Linux User Group whose
expert help, contacts & advice are much appreciated.
Sheffield University Computer Services gave us a huge 10-base-T
network & much more!
SOLIS who helped us get the name
Spot Computer Maintenance who gave us three fine examples of
South Hill Park Arts
Centre who hosted our "Used Future" show.
Arts who are supporting our exhibition in Bracknell.
Strodes College who gave us
several 286 PCs and a fascinating early VCR.
St. Marylebone Housing Association who donated their old terminal
network and its hub.
Technology Recyclers who've given us 90 plus 386/486 units and
made helpful ongoing links.
TEST who commissioned the
TriTec who've given us
than a dozen Amstrad Systems and a vast number of spare parts.
Vertebrate Graphics who have
given us their help and advice with our publicity material.
Wakeney Communications who donated their old Olivetti PC and
Midlands Arts who gave us their old networked 486's.
Winterfold House School who gave their old BBC computers to
Artswho set a great example by passing their old network on to
Yorkshire & Humberside Business in the Arts who gave us their
Apricot and peripherals.
Yorkshire Media Production Agency
have assisted with our marketing & transport budgets.
The YMCA Shop at Goodge Street, who gave us the machines they