Digital Aesthetic³ 2012 Conference and Exhibition – the third and final manifestation of the Digital Aesthetic series :: Conference: October 5-6, 2012 :: University of Central Lancashire, Preston :: Exhibition: October 6, 2012 – January 5, 2013 :: Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Preston :: October 6-19, 2012 :: PR1 Gallery, University of Central Lancashire, Preston.
The conference explores the impact that the digital has on our sense of self and our relationship to the physical world through talks, performances and discussion sessions. Join Arthur Elsenaar (Netherlands) for electronic facial hacking and Takahiko Iimura (Japan) for an interactive demonstration of learning Japanese – wrongly!
Chaired by Professor Sean Cubitt (Film and Television Studies, Goldsmiths, London) and Dr Sarah Cook (CRUMB, University of Sunderland), the event also includes presentations and performance by:
Ruth Catlow (UK), Terry Flaxton (UK), Maria Chatzichristodoulou (UK/Greece), Peter Callas (Australia), Alexa Wright (UK), Lindsay Taylor (UK), Beryl Graham (UK), Peter Campus (USA), Adam Lockhart (UK), Marilene Oliver (UK), Brendan Dawes (UK), Chris Meigh Andrews (UK) and Mary Lucier (USA).
The exhibition demonstrates some of the diverse ways that artists are using digital technology, and includes two new commissions:
Mark Amerika: Museum of Glitch Aesthetics – an online-turned-physical project that sees the whole museum subjected to the notion of the ‘glitch’ (co-produced with AND Festival).
Harrison & Wood: DIYVBIED – a world premiere of a new film commission which juxtaposes the familiarity of the everyday with the horror of the car-bomb.
Also exhibiting are: Keith Brown (UK), Peter Callas (Australia), Sophie Calle (France), Peter Campus (USA), Paul Coldwell (UK), Brendan Dawes (UK), Stefanie Dykes (USA), Terry Flaxton (UK), Pat Flynn (UK), Yuan Goang-Ming (Taiwan), David Henckel (UK), Takahiko Iimura (Japan), Mary Lucier (USA), Jo Lansley & Neeta Madahar (UK), Ingrid Ledent (Belgium), Marilene Oliver (UK), Alexa Wright (UK), Katsutoshi Yuasa (Japan), Lee Yongbaek (Korea)