EXPLORING MOBILE MEDIA AND PUBLIC SPACE
The Mobilized! conference is this weekend Saturday, May 5th and
Sunday May 6th. Mobilized! is event that focuses on mobile
communications media practices and technologies and the ways they are
rapidly changing public space and social interaction.
Saturday, May 5 – 7PM EYEBEAM – 540 W.21st St. Bet. 10th & 11th Ave.,
Sunday, May 6 – 10AM – 8PM POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY - Six Metrotech
Center, Brooklyn, http://www.poly.edu/directions
CUNYcolab, The Center for Social Media at American University, and a
group of university programs doing work in digital media have joined
to sponsor an event that brings together people making mobile media,
designing software, and using mobile and locative technologies.
Mobilized! is an ‘unconference’ where content is driven and created
by a convergence of students, designers, artists, scholars,
activists, and media professionals in the spirit of the open source
Mobilized! – a chance to look at what people are doing with mobile
media, a chance to find out how to do it yourself, and a moment to
reflect on the social significance of these practices.
Mobilized! will feature:
* A kickoff event with keynote by Siva Vaidhyanathan, author of
The Anarchist in the Library.
A showcase of student, artist, community and new business
projects and mobile video and project awards.
Workshops focused on creating platforms and projects on mobile
devices including new tools like Python, Java Micro Edition (J2ME),
Microsoft’s .NET Mobile Edition, Flash Lite, Google Maps and Mobile,
Mobile Processing, and a look at how they are being used in areas
from open source telephony and mobile video blogging, to mobile
gaming and locative urbanism with noted designers, programmers and
see http://mobilizednyc.org for more details
There is still room to present projects or conduct a workshop:
That means we ...