[spectre] Third Space: a seminar on digital technologies and visual culture:

Jeremy Welsh jeremy.welsh@khib.no
Tue, 09 Apr 2002 18:04:46 +0200

a seminar on digital technologies and visual culture:
Kunsthøgskolen i Bergen / 19. April / Bergen College of Art & Design

Open for all interested. No registration fees.

AND THE SPEAKERS.  www.khib.no

Friday 19. April

09.30 - 10.00   Registration, Kunsthøgskolen i Bergen, Marken
10.00 - 15.00,  Den Røde Salen, Kunsthøgskolen i Bergen, Marken
15.15 - 17.00,  Cafe Landmark, Bergen Kunsthall.

All talks will be in English.

Den Røde Salen, Marken: 10.00 - 15.00

Jeremy Welsh (KHIB, Department of Fine Art):  "Third Space - A Guided
Tour": an introduction to themes and topics that will be explored in the

Eric Kluitenberg (Amsterdam)  "Transfiguration of the Avant Garde: The
Negative Dialectics of The Net", a discussion of the transformation of
avant garde practices in terms of the internet. Eric Kluitenberg is a
critic and theorist based at De Balie centre for culture and politics in

Jane Prophet (London) will talk about her recent project "Decoy", a
series of "digital paintings" in which fractally grown trees are morphed
into pictures of idealised English landscapes from country estates
designed by landscape architects such as Capability Brown. For several
years Jane Prophet has worked in collaboration with computer scientists
engaged in research into artificial life and the simulation of 3d

Mika Tuomola (University of Art & Design, Helsinki): "A Third Space:
Close Encounters with Digital Media"
on what digital technologies have and have NOT yet learned from the
visual staging of narrative in theatre and film.

Ivar Kjellmo (Oslo) on VR and realtime 3d worlds based on the new MP4
technology. Ivar Kjellmo works
with the Oslo based firm Octaga, which has its background in the Telenor
Research Centre and is specialised in research and development work in
realtime 3d systems.

Cafe Landmark, Bergen Kuinsthall, 15.15 - 17.00

artist presentations.

Trond Lossius (Bergen) a musician and programmer and manager of Bergen
Centre for
Electronic Arts will describe his collaborative work with visual and
theatre artists, creating computer controlled scenography and
interactive installations.

Dan Mihaltianu (Bucharest/Berlin) from the photography department at
KHIB will present an installation combining an apparatus for distilling
liquids with live video on the walls and on the web, on show at Cafe
Landmark on Friday and Saturday. (

Kristin Bergaust (Oslo) leader of the Intermedia Department at the art
in Trondheim, on digital media and interactive installations in
contemporary Norwegian art.

Johan Sandborg (Bergen) from the photography department at KHIB on his
work with 3d visualisation/ simulation in relation to photographic