Welcome to the Marshall McLuhan & Vilém Flusser Communication & Aesthetics Theories Revisited Conference

Welcome to the Marshall McLuhan & Vilém Flusser Communication & Aesthetics Theories Revisited Conference
Presented by Video Pool Media Arts Centre in association with The University of Manitoba.
Winnipeg Cinematheque
May 31 & June 01, 2012
Convened by Dr. Melentie Pandilovski

A two day symposium with lectures, exhibitions, and screenings exploring issues of new media art, communications, and culture. A conference examining the concepts and processes characteristic of the beginning of the 21st century via the frameworks provided to us by Flusser and McLuhan.

Speakers include:
Barbara Rauch, Clint Enns, Dan Mellamphy, Dr. Melentie Pandilovski, Jonah Corne, Monika Vrecar, Paul Levinson, Peter Schwenger, Philip Pocock, Richard Cavell (Key Note Speaker), Roy Ascott, Scott Billings, Simone Maranholtz and Tom Kohut.

Conference Hours: 10:00am-4:30pm

Performance and Screening:
May 31, 6:00-8:30pm
Richard Altman – Ellice AgeMass Redux
Kevin McMahon – McLuhan’s Wake

June 1, 5:30-7:00
Villem Flusser – We Shall Survive in the Memory of Others
with:
Video Pool Meets McLuhan and Flusser
curated by Jennifer Smith
CVS (Computer Vision Syndrome) – Freya Björg Olafson
Keitai Tokyo – Sandee Moore
Magical Thinking – Michael Stecky
Untitled (#1) – Collin Zipp
This is a Photograph of Me – Erika MacPherson
The Death of Natural Language – Clint Enns
Discovering Composition in Art – Heidi Phillips
I See A Light – Aaron Zeghers

Exhibitions:
Lei Cox – Being There
+ new work by Andrew Milne and Douglas Smith
Gurevich Fine Art
May 04 -June 02, 2012
Conference Gathering: Thursday, May 31 at 9:00PM

Manuel Chantre – Dispergere Maiz
Negative Space Gallery
June 01-June 07, 2012
Conference Gathering: June 01, 7:00pm

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~ by cineflyer on May 29, 2012.

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