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Title: Locative Media Summer Conference

Invitation

LOCATIVE MEDIA SUMMER CONFERENCE
3-5 September 2007
Museum of Contemporary Art, Siegen, Germany

Further information are available online at www.spatialturn.de.
This conference is free of charge and open to all staff, students and members of the public.

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Monday, 3 September 2007

Greeting
13.00
Peter Gendolla (Head of the SFB/FK615 “Media Upheavals”, University of Siegen, D)

Introduction
13.15
Tristan Thielmann/Jochen Venus (SFB/FK615, University of Siegen, D):
Locative Media. Towards a New Discipline of Media Geography

Opening speech
13.30
Greg Elmer (Ryerson University Toronto, CA):
Disaggregating Locative Networks

Section 1: Sociotechnical Space (Jochen Venus)
14.15
Joe McCarthy (Nokia Research Center, Palo Alto, USA):
Friendsters at Work: Displaying Social Media Streams in the Workplace

coffee break

15.30
Christoph Rosol (Bauhaus University Weimar, D):
From Radar to Reader. The Origin(s) of RFID
16.15
Adrian Mackenzie (Lancaster University, GB):
The Act of Locating Wirelessly

coffee break

Section 2: Mapped Space (Jörg Döring)
17.30
Jeremy Crampton (Georgia State University Atlanta, USA):
Can Peasants Map? Map Mashups, the Geo-Spatial Web and the Future of Information
18.15
Lev Manovich (University of California, San Diego, USA):
New Spatial Media?


Tuesday, 4 September 2007

Section 3: Locative Media Design (Daniel Müller)
9.00
Mark Bilandzic (University of Munich, D) & Marcus Foth (Queensland University of Technology, AUS):
CityFlocks: A Mobile System for Social Navigation in Urban Public Places
9.45
Dimitrios Charitos (University of Athens, GR):
Towards a Conceptual Model for Supporting the Design of Location-based Systems for Social Interaction within Urban Public Space

coffee break

Section 4: Locative Media Art (Tristan Thielmann)
11.00
Geoffrey Shea & Paula Gardner (Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto, CA):
PORTAGE: Locative Media at the Intersection of Art, Design and Social Practice
11.45
Tina Bastajian & Wanda Strauven (University of Amsterdam, NL):
Geo-Genealogies: Tracing the Possible Lineages of Locative Media

lunch

Section 5: Locative Media Aesthetics (Jochen Venus)
14.00
Miya Yoshida (Flatness Berlin, D):
Techniques of Mobility, Aesthetics of Flatness
14.45
Marc Ries (Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig, D):
Where Can I Become? Geoaesthetic Considerations on Locative Media

coffee break

Section 6: Locative Media Activism (Veronika Kneip)
16.00
Michael Salmond (Northern Illinois University, USA):
The Power of Momentary Communities: Locative Media and (in)formal Protest
16.45
Mark Shepard (University at Buffalo, New York, USA):
Locative Media as Critical Urbanism

coffee break

Section 7: Locative Media Wanderer (Johanna Niesyto)
18.00
Ben Jacks (Miami University Oxford, Ohio, USA):
Locative Media, Pervasive Computing, Walking, and the Built Environment

LAN 615 Special Event
19.30
Bernhard Hoëcker (Author & Comedian, Bonn, D):
Geocaching Aufzeichnungen eines Schnitzeljägers


Wednesday, 5 September 2007

Section 8: Locative Media Urbanism (Daniel Müller)
9.00
Viktor Bedö (Emergence Research Institute Budapest, HU):
Pattern of Locative Urban Knowledge
9.45
Katharine S. Willis (Bauhaus University Weimar, D):
Situating Encounters
10.30
Martijn de Waal (Rijksuniversiteit of Groningen, NL):
No more bowling alone? Locative Media and Urban Culture

coffee break

Section 9: Locative Media Games (Stefan Eichhorn)
11.45
Sophia Drakopoulou (Middlesex University London, GB):
Collective Participation and Broadcast: How Data Bound to Locality Re-appropriate Physical Space
12.30
Britta Neitzel (University of Siegen, D):
Location-based Games and Appropriation of Places

13.15 End

The summer conference is organised by the research group "Media Topographies" and the project "Media Geography" of the Research Center "Media Upheavals", University Siegen, Dr. Tristan Thielmann, Am Eichenhang 50, D-57076 Siegen. Phone: ++49-(0)271-740-4950

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