DAC 09 / after media: embodiment and context

Day 3: Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Time Location/Event
8:30am - 9:00am Morning Coffee
9:00am - 11:30am Location: Winifred Smith Hall

Plenary 3

  • Hybridizing Learning, Performing Interdisciplinarity: Teaching Digitally in a Posthuman Age
    [Elizabeth Losh, University of California, Irvine]
  • The Performative Portrait: Iconic Embodiment in Ubiquitous Computing
    [Falk Heinrich, Department of Communication, Aalborg University]
  • From Machinic Intelligence to Digital Narrative Subjectivity: Electronic Literature and Intermediation as 'Form of Life' Modification
    [Mauro Carassai, University of Florida]
  • Commitment to Meaning: A Reframing of Agency in Games
    [Karen Tanenbaum, PhD Student School of Interactive Arts & Technology Simon Fraser University]
    [Joshua Tanenbaum, PhD Student School of Interactive Arts & Technology Simon Fraser University]
11:30am - Noon Break
12:00pm - 1:30pm Location TBD Location TBD Location TBD

Emb/Perf 3

Performativity: Induced and Produced

  • In Situ Δ ~ The Embodied Search: Creating Zones of Indetermination
    [G. Craig Hobbs, Digital Arts and New Media, University of California at Santa Cruz]
  • Embodiment and Instrumentality
    [Katja Kwastek, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute Media.Art.Research]
  • Coping and Choreography
    [Carrie Noland]
  • I Smash the Body Electric: An Ethic of the Destructible Self
    [Brendan Main]

Env/Sus 1

Far Field

Chair: Jane Marsching

  • Airspace: Antarctic sound transmission
    [Andrea Polli, College of Fine Arts, The University of New Mexico]
  • Every new thing: artistic technologies in the Antarctic
    [William Fox, Center for Art & Environment, Nevada Museum of Art]
  • Call me! Calling the glacier
    [Kalle Laar]
  • Translating and "retranslating" data: tracing the steps in three projects that address climate change and Antarctic science
    [Judit Hersko, Visual and Performing Arts Department, California State University San Marcos]


Chair: Noah Wardrip-Fruin
[University of California, Santa Cruz]

  • Rules for role play in virtual game worlds
    [Mirjam P. Eladhari, University of California, Santa Cruz]
    [Michael Mateas, University of California, Santa Cruz]
  • System intentionality and the artificial intelligence hermeneutic network: the role of intentional vocabulary
    [Jichen Zhu, Department of Digital Media, University of Central Florida]
    [D. Fox Harrell, Digital Media School of Literature, Communication, and Culture, Georgia Institute of Technology]
  • Comme il faut: A system for simulating social games between autonomous characters
    [Joshua McCoy, Expressive Intelligence Studio, University of California, Santa Cruz]
1:30pm - 2:30pm Lunch
2:30pm - 4:00pm Location TBD Location TBD Location TBD

Env/Sus 2

Chair: Andrea Polli
[University of New Mexico Center for the Arts]

  • KRFTWRK - global human electricity, an eco-political work in progress
    [Rainer Prohaska, Artist]
  • The sea as sculptress: from analog to digital
    [Ruth Wallen, Goddard College]
  • Distracted: poetic interpretations of climate data
    [Gavin Sade, Animation, Interactive and Visual Design. Faculty of Creative Industries, Queensland University of Technology]
    [Priscilla Bracks, Creative Director, Kuuki]
  • Playing the environment: games as virtual ecologies
    [Alenda Chang, Rhetoric Department, University of California, Berkeley]

Hum Inq 3

Aesthetic Excesses

Chair: David Heckman
[Department of English, Siena Heights University]

  • Towards an Ecology of Excess
    [Claudia Costa Pederson, History of Art and Visual Studies Department, Cornell University]
  • Reprogramming systems aesthetics: a strategic historiography
    [Edward Shanken, University of Amsterdam]
  • Mobile Media Poetics
    [Rita Raley, University of California, Santa Barbara]

Int Ped 1

Taking the Pulse for the Future

Chair: Cynthia Rubin

  • Rose Goldsen Archive: Interdisciplinary Platform of New Media Art
    [Tim Murray, Society for the Humanities; Curator, Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art, Cornell University]
    [Renate Ferro, Cornell University]
  • Networked Artworks: Complex Connections in New Media Art Education
    [Robert Sweeny, Indiana University of Pennsylvania]
  • Exploring the Potential of Computational Self-Representations for Enabling Learning: Examining At-Risk Youths’ Development of Mathematical/Computational Agency
    [Sneha Veeragoudar Harrell, TERC Edu Research Collaborative]
    [D. Fox Harrell, Georgia Institute of Technology]
  • The Loop ... Lifecycle: empathy and design for complex processes
    [Katherine Lambert, Environment Design, California College of the Arts]
  • Echoes of Social Presence: A Case Study of A Cross-Disciplinary Pedagogical Experiment
    [Kirsten Boehner, Cornell University]
    [Carl DiSalvo, Georgia Institute of Technology]
4:00pm - 4:30pm Break
4:30pm - 6:00pm Location TBD

Closing Plenary