[spectre] Call for participation: Satellite/Border/Footprint,
Jul 31 - Aug 2, 2010
inke.arns at snafu.de
Mon Jun 14 12:31:48 CEST 2010
CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
Workshop with Lisa Parks (UCSB), Dortmund/Germany, Jul 31 – Aug 2, 2010
proposed by Francis Hunger, Leipzig
Participants will be asked to walk through the city and locate different signs, technologies, objects, screens indicating the presence of satellite, wireless and media technologies and infrastructures. They will be presented with a handout and list of questions, and will be asked to shoot photographs or video of various sites of interest, engage with the questions, and create a project. The assignment is designed to encourage participants to develop greater critical awareness of satellite territories, mediated spaces and environments, and to conceptualize a project that addresses these themes and issues. Please bring your existing projects/knowledge with you.
The workshop is open for 12 participants. Participants get free accommodation and there is no workshop fee. People travelling from outside Germany can ask for a partial support of their travel expenses. With their participation the participants agree to actively support the production of a documentation. You are expected to read one or two essays in preparation and to do some research in advance, according to an email that we'll send to the invited participants.
In order to apply for the workshop, please let us know, why would you like to like to participate, what’s your field of interest, and what exactly you would present to the other participants. If you'd like to contribute to the hands-on part with sharing knowledge, please let us know. Please also send a short CV. All material should be directed to info at hmkv.de. Application deadline is June 20, notification within 10 days or earlier by email.
The workshop Satellite/Border/Footprint is funded by Ruhr.2010 in the frame of Grenzgebiet Ruhr, the LAG Soziokultur NRW and by the Cultural Office of the City of Dortmund.
Friday, July 30
arrival for those travelling from outside Germany
Saturday, July 31
11 am - 3pm
Self-introduction of the participants
4pm – 8 pm
Public lectures. Lecturers t.b.a.
(the public lectures are an integral part of the workshop - make sure to be there)
8 pm - open end
BBQ and additional presentations by participants
Sunday, Aug 1
10 am – 1 pm
Development of the overall workshop goal with Lisa Parks
1 pm – 6 pm
Field work in Dortmund, collecting material + reflections on the collected material
7 pm – open end
Monday, Aug 2
10 am – 1 pm
Hands-On part [or field work]
2 pm – 5 pm
Further detail work, discussion regarding workshop documentation/follow-up procedures
About Lisa Parks
Lisa Parks, Ph.D., is Professor and Chair of Film and Media Studies at UC Santa Barbara, where she is also an affiliate of the Departments of Art and Feminist Studies. Her research explores different uses of satellite, computer and television technologies in a transnational context. She is the author of Cultures in Orbit: Satellites and the Televisual (Duke University Press 2005) and co-editor of Planet TV: A Global Television Reader (NYU Press 2003).
About Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund
HMKV serves as a platform for the production, presentation, education on and contextualisation of contemporary and experimental media art. The activities of HMKV deal, in different formats, with the theme of „Augmented Space“: in exhibitions, workshops, performances, symposia, publications, Internet applications and in European research projects. The workshop is a follow-up to the workshops „How I learned to love RFID“ (2006) and „Satellite Voyeurism“ (2007), curated by Francis Hunger. It takes place at PHOENIX Halle Dortmund, where at the same time the exhibition „Arctic Perspective“ is on display (for more information see http://arcticperspective.org).
francis.hunger at hmkv.de
Exhibition and workshop venue:
HMKV at the PHOENIX Halle Dortmund
PHOENIX Platz 4
Wed - Fri 15:00-20:00
Sat/Sun/Bank holidays 11:00-20:00
Closed on Mon and Tue
mailto:info at hmkv.de
Dr. Inke Arns
Kuenstlerische Leiterin / Artistic Director
Hartware MedienKunstVerein (HMKV)
Guentherstr. 65 (office)
44143 Dortmund, Germany
T + 49 - 231 - 823 106
M + 49 - 176 - 430 627 93
inke.arns at hmkv.de
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