The fourth International Conference on the Histories of Media Art, Science and Technology, Rewire, will be hosted by FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) and held in Liverpool, UK, from 28-30 September, 2011, In collaboration with academic partners: Liverpool John Moores University, CRUMB at the University of Sunderland, the Universities of the West of Scotland and Lancaster, and the Database of Virtual Art at the Dept. for Image Science. A new widespread condition of sociability invites a questioning of the role of media art practice and new media histories in the context of wider cultural and technological developments, and Rewire aspires to do just that.
Rewire Conference Chair:
Mike STUBBS, FACT
Rewire Conference Co-chairs:
Paul BROWN, University of Sussex
Sarah COOK, University of Sunderland/CRUMB
Juan CRUZ, Liverpool John Moores University
Charlie GERE, Lancaster University
Andy MIAH, University of the West of Scotland
Ed SHANKEN, University of Amsterdam
Laura SILLARS, Site Gallery
International Advisory Committee:
Steven BALL, Tatiana BAZZICHELLI, Stuart COMER, Sean CUBITT, Dieter DANIELS, Sara DIAMOND, Vince DZIEKAN, Charles ESCHE, Sarah FISHER, Jean GAGNON, Graham HARWOOD, Erkki HUHTAMO, Nick LAMBERT, Debbi LANDER, Tapio MAKELA, Chris MEIGH-ANDREWS, Frieder NAKE, Taylor NUTTALL, Steve PARTRIDGE, Christiane PAUL, Ned ROSSITER, Paul SERMON, Jinsuk SUH, Brett STALBAUM, Julian STALLABRASS, Atau TANAKA, Andrea ZAPP
Recognizing the increasing significance of media art for our culture, this conference series on the Histories of Media Art will discuss for the first time the history of media art within the interdisciplinary and intercultural contexts of the histories of art. Numerous individuals and institutions collaborate to produce the international art history conference series covering art and new media, art and technology, art-science interaction, and the history of media as pertinent to contemporary art.
Conference Series on the Histories of Media Art, Science and Technology – Mission