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Day 3
Saturday, 17 November 2007
Panel 7: CONCURRENT MORNING SESSION
10.00-12.30, Auditorium


Interdisciplinary Theory in Practice

(Moderation:Sara Diamond (CA)

Speakers:

Christopher Salter (US/CA): 
(full paper) Unstable Events: Performative Science, Materiality and Machinic Practices


Simone Osthoff
(BR/US): 
(full paper) Philosophizing in Translation: Vilem Flusser’s Brazilian Writings

Karl Hansson (SE): 
(full paper) Haptic Connections – On Hapticality and the History of Visual Media

Janine Marchessault (CA)/ Michael Darroch (CA): 
Anonymous History as Methodology: The Collaborations of Siegfried Giedion, Jacqueline Tyrwhitt, and the Explorations Group (1951-53)


Panel 8: CONCURRENT MORNING SESSION
10.00-12.30, Theatersaal

Place Studies: Russia / Soviet Union
(Introduction/Moderation: Inke Arns)

Speakers:

Inke Arns (DE): 
The Avant-Garde in the Rear View Mirror

Olga Goriunova (RU): 
(full paper) Vitalist Technocratism in the Times of Materialist Idealism. On the Philosophy of Technology by Piotr Engelmeier in Pre- and Early Soviet Russia

Margareta Tillberg (SE/DE): 
Cybernetics and Arts: The Soviet Group Dvizhenie (Movement) 1962-1972

Margarete Voehringer (DE): 
‘Space, not Stones’ Nikolai Ladovski’s Psychotechnical Laboratory for Architecture, Moscow 1926

Irina Aristarkhova (RU/US): 
Stepanova’s ‘Laboratory’


12:30 – 14:30
break


Panel 9: CONCURRENT AFTERNOON SESSION
14.30-17.00, Auditorium

Cross-Cultural Perspectives
(Moderation: Bernd Scherer (DE)

Speakers:

Sheila Petty (CA):
(full paper) African Digital Imaginaries

Cynthia Ward (US): 
Minding Realities: Geometries of Cultural Cognition

Erkki Huhtamo (FI/US): 
Intercultural Interfaces: Correcting the pro-Western Bias of Media History

Manosh Chowdhury (Bangladesh/JP): 
(full paper) Can there be an ‘Art History’ in the South?: Myth of Intertextuality and Subversion in the Age of Media Art


Panel 10: CONCURRENT AFTERNOON SESSION
14.30-17.00, Theatersaal


Cybernetic Histories of Artistic Practices

(Moderation and Introduction: Geoff Cox (UK))
Speakers:

Geoff Cox (UK): 
(full paper) Software Art has No History

Christina Dunbar-Hester (US): 
(full paper) Listening to Cybernetics: Music, Machines, and Nervous Systems, 1950-1980

David Link (DE): 
Memory for Love Letters. Computer Archaeology of a Very Early Program.

Brian Reffin Smith (UK/DE): 
Hijack! How the computer was wasted for art

Kristoffer Gansing (SE): 
(full paper) Humans thinking like Machines – Incidental Media Art in the Swedish Welfare State


Forum Discussion: Access for International Scholarship – Archiving MediaArtHistories
17 November, Saturday, 18:30-20:00, Conference Hall 3 (dinner discussion)


Keynote 2:
Lorrain Daston (US/DE)

Dreams of a Perfect Medium
17 November, Saturday, 20.00, Auditorium

Moderation: Gunalan Nadarajan (SH/US)