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Remaking Reality: CAiiA-STAR@IAMAS symposium Japan Oct 25th


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Remaking Reality CAiiA-STAR@IAMAS Symposium

Oct 25th 2002

IAMAS Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences

http://www.iamas.ac.jp/~koba/CMC
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Members of the international research group CAiiA-STAR will be in Nagoya
for the ISEA (Inter-Society for the Electronic Arts)
<http://www.isea.jp> conference and will be coming
to IAMAS beforehand, on 25 October, to present their research and
exchange ideas.

14 researchers, including the founding director of CAiiA-STAR Roy Ascott
will introduce their research and answer questions. There will be a
variety of interesting
topics discussed, including Net Art, interactive sound using CAVE, VR
and buildings,
composite reality, sensation, consciousness, language, semantics etc, so
please come and
listen to these presentations.

The symposium will be chaired mostly by Christa Sommerer and Hiroshi
Yoshioka.

The presentations will be in English.
The symposium will be broadcast live over the Internet.

Location: IAMAS Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences
Hhall, 5th floor of new building
3-95 Ryoke-cho, Ogaki city, Gifu
About 5 minutes by taxi and 10 minutes by bus from Ogaki station on JR
Tokaido Main Line
Access: http://www.iamas.ac.jp/contact/E/index.html
Contact: CMC - Kobayashi (koba@iamas.ac.jp) / TEL +81-584-75-6616

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#Organizing Committee:

Chair and Program committee:

* Christa Sommerer (Associate Professor at IAMAS; christa@iamas.ac.jp)
* Hiroshi Yoshioka (Professor at IAMAS; hyshk@nk.rim.or.jp)
* Tsuyoshi Fuyama (CMC Center of Media Culture at IAMAS:
fuyan@iamas.ac.jp)
* Keiko Kobayashi (CMC Center of Media Culture at IAMAS:
koba@iamas.ac.jp)

Organizing Committee:

* Yoko Takahashi (Senior Officer at IAMAS; takahasi@iamas.ac.jp)
* Irina Gordeeva (IAMAS Office member; irinag@iamas.ac.jp)
* Shani Tobias (IAMAS Office member; shani@iamas.ac.jp)

EVENT

PRE-ISEA Event: Remaking Reality: CAiiA-STAR@IAMAS Symposium - Japan Oct25th


Dates:
Fri Oct 25, 2002 00:00 - Fri Oct 11, 2002

Hello to all ISEA2002 visitors,

If you plan to come to the Nagoya area BEFORE ISEA starts,
we welcome you to visit our IAMAS Institute
of Advanced Media Art and Sciences in Gifu, Japan
for a symposium called

"Remaking Reality - CAiiA-STAR@IAMAS"

Date: October 25th 2002
09.50-18.00

Place: IAMAS Institute, Gifu
(40 minutes by train from Nagoya)

Please find the detailed program at:
http://www.iamas.ac.jp/~koba/CMC/

Many greetings and looking forward to see you in Japan

Dr. Christa Sommerer
Associate Professor @ IAMAS
christa@iamas.ac.jp
http://www.mis.atr.co.jp/~christa
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Remaking Reality

CAiiA-STAR@IAMAS Symposium

http://www.iamas.ac.jp/~koba/CMC/

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#Date: Oct 25 2002
#Place: 5th floor Hall @ IAMAS

IAMAS Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences
3-95 Ryoke-cho, Ogaki-shi, Gifu 503-0014, Japan
Tel: +81-584-75-6600
Fax: +81-584-75-6637
http://www.iamas.ac.jp/

Access to IAMAS:
http://www.iamas.ac.jp/contact/E/index.html
(IAMAS is located at around 40 minutes train ride from Nagoya)

#Contact: takahasi@iamas.ac.jp , koba@iamas.ac.jp , christa@iamas.ac.jp

#Schedule
[Session I] [Session II] [Session III] [Session IV] [Session V]

9.50-10.00 Introduction to the "Remaking Realities" symposium

Christa Sommerer (Ph.D, Associate Professor at IAMAS Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences, Gifu, Japan;
christa@iamas,ac.jp , http://www.mis.atr.co.jp/~christa )
Hiroshi Yoshioka (Professor at IAMAS Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences, Gifu, Japan;
hyshk@nk.rim.or.jp ; http://www.iamas.ac.jp/~yoshioka/ )

10.00-10.20 "Introduction to CAiiA-STAR"

Roy Ascott (Professor, Founding Director of CAiiA-STAR, Centre for Advanced Inquiry in the Interactive Arts, School of Art Media & Design, University of Wales College Newport, and the Science Technology and Art Reserch Centre, School of Computing, University of Plymouth.
roy.ascott@btinternet.com , http://www.caiia-star.net/ )

*Session I: The Transformed Body as Interface
[Schedule]

10.20-10.40 "The Coded Body"

Jill Scott (PhD, Professor, Media Department Media Environments, Bauhaus University, Weimar, Germany;
jscott@smile.ch ; http://www.uni-weimar.de )

10.40-11.00 "Remediated Flesh: What Pain Might Tell Us About Transformative Remappings of Sensoria in Interface Design"

Diana Gramola (Associate Professor, School of Literature, Communication & Culture, Georgia Tech, USA;
diana.gromala@lcc.gatech.edu ; http://www.lcc.gatech.edu/~gromala )

11.00-11.10 break

*Session II: Beyond Architecture
[Schedule]

11.10-11.30 "Spanning the gap: The crisis caused by computation within Architecture"

Peter Anders (Architect, Mindspace, USA;
ptr@mindspace.net ; http://www.mindspace.net )

11.30-11.50 "Operating Systems for Buildings"

Mike Philipps (Professor and Director of i -DAT and STAR, School of Computing, University of Plymouth, UK;
mikep@caiia-star.net ; http://www.i-dat.org )

11.50-12.10 "Allogenesis and Transvergence: The Production of the Alien"

Marcos Novak (Trans Architect, University of California Santa Barbara, Media Arts and Technology Program, USA;
marcos@centrifuge.org )

12.10-13.30 lunch break

*Session III: Augmented Relationships in Stage Art and VR
[Schedule]

13.30-13.50 "Augmented Mixed Reality"

Kjell Yngve Petersen (Art director of Boxiganga Stage Art, Denmark; kjell.yngve@mail.dk )

13.50-14.10 "Beat Box: Interactive Sound Machines for CAVE Collaboration"

Margaret Dolinsky (Asscociate Professor, Indiana University, USA; dolinsky@indiana.edu ; http://dolinsky.fa.indiana.edu/beatbox )

14.10-14.30 "Common Senses"

Thecla Schiphorst (Professor, Dancer and Media Artist, Technical University Simon Fraser, Canada;
schiphorst@techbc.ca )

14.30-14.40 coffee break

*Session IV: Exploring Patterns and Dimensionalities in Media Art
[Schedule]

14.40-15.00 "Hyperseeing Medium: Dimensionality and Media Translation"

Dene Grigar (Associate Professor, Department of English, Speech, and Foreign Languages Texas Woman's University;
dene@eaze.net , http://www.eaze.net/~dene )

15.00-15.20 "Generative Art and the Dialectics of Corruption"

Geoff Cox (Lecturer, STAR, Institute of Digital Art & Technology, School of Computing, Universityof Plymouth, UK;
geoff@generative.net )

15.20-15.40 "Collaborations: Semantics, Patterns and Ec(h)o"

Ron Wakkary (Associate Professor, Information Technology & Interactive Arts, Simon Fraser University;
ron_wakkary@sfu.ca )

15.40-15.50 break

*Session V: Intelligence and Consciousness in Media Art
[Schedule]

15.50-16.10 "Consciousness and Electronic Art: Imperatives of Hope and Darkness"

Jim Laukes (Center for Consciousness Studies, Department of Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson; jlaukes@u.arizona.edu; http://www.consciousness.arizona.edu )

16.10-16.30 "A Taxi Ride To Late Capitalism: Hypercapitalism and Artificial Intelligence"

Michael Punt (PhD, Professor, Department of Art and Design, Vice Director of CAiiA-STAR University of Wales College Newport; mpunt@newport.ac.uk ; http://www.caiia-star.net/ )

16.30-17.30 Group discussion

#Organizing Committee:

Chair and Program Committee

* Christa Sommerer (Associate Professor at IAMAS; christa@iamas.ac.jp )
* Hiroshi Yoshioka (Professor at IAMAS; hyshk@nk.rim.or.jp )
* Tsuyoshi Fuyama (CMC Center of Media Culture at IAMAS: fuyan@iamas.ac.jp )
* Keiko Kobayashi (CMC Center of Media Culture at IAMAS: koba@iamas.ac.jp )

Honorary chair:

* Roy Ascott (Founding Director of CAiiA-STAR, roy.ascott@btinternet.com )
* Itsuo Sakane (President of IAMAS)
* Tadashi Yokoyama (Professor at IAMAS and Head of Research Section)
* Atsuhito Sekiguchi (Professor at IAMAS)
* Keiichi Irie (Professor at IAMAS)
* Masahiro Miwa (Professor at IAMAS)
* Laurent Mignonneau (Associate Professor at IAMAS)
* Andreas Schneider (Associate Professor at IAMAS)

Organizing Committee:

* Yoko Takahashi (Senior Officer at IAMAS; takahasi@iamas.ac.jp )
* Irina Gordeeva (IAMAS Office member; irinag@iamas.ac.jp )
* Shani Tobias (IAMAS Office member; shani@iamas.ac.jp )
* Kazuhiro Sawai (IAMAS Senior Teaching Officer; sawai@iamas.ac.jp )