Art-Place-Technology

Posted by Marjan van Mourik | Fri Feb 24th 2006 5:33 a.m.

International Symposium on Curating New Media Art
Liverpool School of Art & Design and FACT Centre
30 March - 1 April 2006

Early bird registration offer ends on 17th March.
Register now and save 35% on the full registration fee.
Further programme details and online registration:
http://www.art-place-technology.org

New media art is a global phenomenon: a rapidly changing and dynamic field of creative practice which crosses conventional categories and disciplinary boundaries, challenging our assumptions about art.

- How do curators engage with new media art?
- What makes a good curator of new media art?
- What can we learn from the pioneers of this field?
- What does the future hold for curating new media art?
- What common ground exists with other disciplines?

These and other issues will be explored at Art-Place-Technology. Speakers include figures who are shaping the practice and theory of curating new media art, including:

Inke Arns, Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund.
Sarah Cook, CRUMB, University of Sunderland
Pierre-Yves Desaive, Fine Arts Museum of Belgium, Brussels
Paul Domela, Liverpool Biennial
Lina Dzuverovic, Electra, London
Charlie Gere, Lancaster University
Beryl Graham, CRUMB, University of Sunderland
Ceri Hand, FACT, Liverpool
Drew Hemment, Futuresonic, Manchester
Kathy Rae Huffman, Cornerhouse, Manchester
Stephen Kovats, V2, Rotterdam
Amanda McDonald Crowley, Eyebeam Art & Technology Center, New York
Francis McKee, Glasgow International & CCA, Glasgow
Trebor Scholz, Institute for Distributed Creativity, New York
Dimitrina Sevova & Alain Kessi, codeflow, Zurich
Paul Sullivan, Static Gallery, Liverpool
Simon Worthington, Mute, London

Art-Place-Technology will look at historical and current projects by some of the world's leading curators of new media art, and discuss how curating new media art creates interfaces with the art world, museum culture, media, publishing and academia.

Further programme details and registration:
http://www.art-place-technology.org
Tel +44 (0)151 2315190
E-mail APT@ljmu.ac.uk

Art-Place-Technology is hosted by the Liverpool School of Art & Design, Liverpool John Moores University in collaboration with FACT and Art Research Communication.

Supported by Arts Council England North West, Media Arts Network.

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