• Date
        May 26, 2017

        Video Art & Indigenous Collaborations by Rachel Lin Weaver

        Rachel Lin Weaver / USA
        Virginia Tech University

        Rachel Lin Weaver is an interdisciplinary media artist working in video, experimental documentary, sound, installation, and performance. Her projects explore personal and cultural memory, resilience in the face of adversity, landscapes and people in flux, and ecological systems. She is influenced by her upbringing in wilderness areas and rural communities in poverty, and finds many useful metaphors in the natural world.
      • Date
        May 26, 2017

        The walls have ears

        Cristian Camilo Quintero Toro / Colombia
        Mobile Image

        "The walls have ears” is an environment where the surfaces and objects can be activated to show the history fragments collected in the walls of our city. Everything that is outside of it's limits presents itself in fluctuating levels and offers a bigger perception field, the empty like a percent of territory has as support the manifestations, adjustments and transformations that the human being practices to habit.
      • Date
        May 26, 2017

        Transformational – A Psychotransgenic Workshop on Making With Life

        Louise Mackenzie / United Kingdom
        Northumbrian University

        This talk presents initial responses from
        transformational - a bio-art workshop that forms part of an ongoing research collaboration between Northumbria University and the Institute of Genetic Medicine at Newcastle University.  transformational You introduce the concept of psychotransgenics: the situating of oneself physically in the position of transforming a thought into a living organism and the encounter of doing so. The workshop enables participants to explore the potential of DNA as data storage device for text, music or image, create their own DNA storage designs for potential future use, choose whether they wish to physically store information within the body of a living organism and then reflect on their decision via a video diary.
      • Date
        May 26, 2017

        Journal for Research Cultures

        Sophie-Carolin Wagner, Andrew Newman
        RIAT – Research Institute for Arts and Technology
        andrew@anewman.net, sophie.wagner@riat.at

        The Journal for Research Cultures (JRC) is an international peer reviewed Open-Access (OA) journal published by RIAT - Research Institute for Arts and Technology. JRC concentrates on the communication and presentation of strategies of experimental, transdisciplinary and artistic research practices across epistemic cultures. It focuses on strategies rather than outcomes of research activities and extends the philosophy of openness with the intention to be accessible to a broad audience both within the and outside academic framework.
      • Date
        May 26, 2017

        Leonardo/Olats: Art-Science collaborations & Artists in residence programs (examples)

        Annick Bureaud / France
        abureaud@gmail.com, www.annickbureaud.net

        In this institutional presentation of the non-profit Franco-European organization Leonardo/Olats, we shall focus on our experience in art-science collaborations and artists in residence programmes, which took place mainly within EU supported projects, and open for expanded collaborations with other geocultural zones. We shall reflect on space art and bioart, two fields that have been prominent in our activities.
      • Date
        May 26, 2017


        Jeremy Poulloux / France
        margaux@upian.com, jeremy@lageneraledeproduction.com PXN, TIU

        PXN is a non-profit organization gathering independent producers engaged in the field of new media production. PXN aims at contributing to the digital transition in France's cultural and creative industries.
      • Date
        May 27, 2017

        Dr Ezio Manzini

        Polytechnic of Milan Italy www.desis-network.org
          Ezio Manzini, a leading thinker on design for sustainability, founded DESIS, an international design network for social innovation and sustainability (http://www.desis-network.org). He is an Honorary Professor at the Politecnico di Milano, a Professor at the University of the Arts London, and is currently a Visiting Professor at Tongji University, Shanghai, and Jiangnan University, Wuxi. For more than two decades he has been working in the field of design for sustainability. More recently, his interests have focused on social innovation, considered one of the main drivers of sustainable change. In this perspective DESIS started: an international network of design schools specifically active in the field of design for social innovation and sustainability (http://www.desis-network.org).
      • Date
        May 27, 2017

        Dr. Priscila Lena Farias

        University of Sao Paulo Brazil 
          Priscila Farias is a graphic designer, researcher and professor of design. Her main interests, both as a designer and as a researcher, are typography, type design, communication and semiotics. His current research projects focus on graphic memory (first typographers in the city of São Paulo and printing workshops, in Latin America visual and print culture), and typographic landscapes (public letters and architectural epigraphs). She has a BA in Graphic Design (FAAP), an MA and a PhD in Communication and Semiotics (PUC-SP), and was a visiting scholar at Indiana University Bloomington and the University of the Arts London. She is a professor at the University of São Paulo School of Architecture and Urban Studies (FAU USP), where she coordinates the Visual Design Research Laboratory (LabVisual) and supervises undergraduate, master's, and doctoral research students.