Are you interested in artistic-scientific explorations on the everyday use of smartphones? Come to the “The datafication of the public sphere”-symposium, May 7th – 10th, @ Angewandte Innovation Lab (AIL), The University of Applied Arts Vienna. I will be there, talking about the ambiguities of media and technology. I will share the paper on this blog here, afterwards.
See you there!
The performative installation bastardCROWD[mobile] of choreographer and performer Daniel Aschwanden and media artist Conny Zenk, uses the text “Bastard Culture” by media theorist Mirko Schäfer as a starting point for investigating and questioning the everyday use of smartphones.
The “Selfie”-culture is only one phenomenon in the context of virally spreading digital communication devices. Aschwanden/Zenk, having performed artistic interventions in Beijing, Accra, Addis Ababa and Vienna, emphasize the global phenomenon of superposition of traditional forms of communication through new interface cultures.
The symposium “The datafication of the public sphere” examines the implications of a rapidly increasing digitalization of society and questions the limits of participation. It also asks for optios how to embrace and learn about technologies when it comes to monitoring, controlling and exploiting.
Thursday, 7 May 2015
19:30 Keynote by Mirko Tobias Schäfer
21:00 Performance: Daniel Aschwanden, Conny Zenk, Veronika Mayer
Friday, 8 May 2015
10:00-13:00 Masterclass Mirko Tobias Schäfer
14:00-16:00 Expert-talks: Leonida Mutuku, Ingrid Fischer-Schreiber, Michael Waltinger
16:30-18:30 Expert-talks: Philipp Ehmann, Wolfgang Fiel, Matthias Tarasiewicz, Stefanie Wuschitz
19:30-20:30 Performance: bastardCROWD[mobile] Daniel Aschwanden, Conny Zenk, Veronika Mayer, Raphael Michon, Indira Nunez, Nici Rutrecht
20:30-24:00 DJ sound chill-out: David Scheidl
Saturday, 9 May 2015
10:00-13:00 Workshop masterclass: Mirko Tobias Schäfer
14:00-15:00 Lecture: Konrad Becker
15:00-16:00 Expert-talks: Bogomir Doringer, Pinar Yoldas
16:15-17:15 Lecture: Thomas Ballhausen, 17:15-19:15 Expert-talks: Boyan Manchev, Andreas Spiegl
Sunday, 10 May 2015
11:00-17:00 Workshop 1: Making Artistic Technology #2: studio praxistext: playful technologies
ANGEWANDTE INNOVATION LABORATORY (AIL)
FRANZ JOSEFS KAI 3
1010 VIENNA, AUSTRIA
The University of Applied Arts Vienna presents the Angewandte Innovation Lab (AIL) , an ambitious project whose goal is to facilitate an exchange between various disciplines such as art, design, economy, science, and technology.