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The possible impossible: from fractal philosophy to attunement

The possible impossible: from fractal philosophy to attunement

Golding, Sue (2009) The possible impossible: from fractal philosophy to attunement. In: Of clouds and clocks (when the arts met the web-sciences): ICAS launch, 16-17 October 2009, University of Greenwich, Maritime Campus.

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Additional Information: [1] Institute for the Converging Arts & Sciences (ICAS) - Of clouds and clocks: when the arts met the web-sciences international symposium Oct 16-17, 2009 *** [2] The Symposium celebrates the launch of our postgraduate/ post-doctoral research Institute for the Converging Arts & Sciences with twenty-five (25) speakers/ provocateurs dedicated to the scholarly advancement of the contemporary arts and sciences and the varying landscapes upon which they converge. Speakers included: the internationally leading philosopher of Critical Digital Studies, Professor Arthur Kroker, founding Director of The Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture (PACTAC – University of Victoria) and Marilouise Kroker (Senior Researcher at PACTAC, video presence). Their remarks will set the agenda with reflections on the relation between drift/code/art and the political. The evening discussion will culminate with the keynote address by the renowned Professor Dame Wendy Hall, founding Director of The Web-Sciences Research Initiative (WSRI – University of Southampton), one of the first computer scientists to undertake serious research in multimedia and hypermedia and who has been at its forefront ever since. Media artists/ composers/ designers Professor Mashahiro Miwa and Professor Nobuyasu Sakonda (IAMAS, Japan) performing their award winning opera on 'roku-gaku': the ability to clone a voice (in this case: Freddie Mercury's) singing the International in Japanese. shape-shifting and keyhole aesthetics. In addition, the compositional atonal works and invented musical instruments of Joel Ryan (internationally renowned composer, physicist and artist-in-residence at STEIM, Amsterdam), and the wave-light-sound collaborative team of Dr Steve Gibson and Stefan Müller Arisona (Software Architectsand games theoreticians, Institute of Creative Technologies, De Montfort University and Director Digital Information, ETH Zurich).
Uncontrolled Keywords: web-sciences, communication technologies, drift codes, holographic gaming, identity theft, hacking, ‘non-representational’ cultural theory; fractal philosophy, augmented reality, electronic arts performance, and advanced music, holographic wave compositions
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Humanities & Social Sciences
School of Humanities & Social Sciences > Contemporary Media Arts & New Sciences Research Group
School of Humanities & Social Sciences > Department of Communications & Creative Arts
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