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Piet Zwart Institute on Fri, 28 Jan 2011 16:05:22 +0100 (CET)

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[Nettime-nl] Public programme February 2011

Master Media Design & Communication: Networked & Lens-Based
Research programme Communication in a Digital Age

Public programme February 2011

[1] Public events in collaboration with the Rotterdam Film Festival

This month, several Master and research programmes of the Piet Zwart
Institute organize a conference, lectures and an exhibition on
artists' filmmaking post-cinema and -tv, as part of the XL programme of
the International Film Festival Rotterdam.

Our programme includes:
- the international conference Imagine an audience, Jan. 31 & Feb. 1
-for those of you who can't be in town you can follow the stream at:  http://pzwart3.wdka.hro.nl/pzi_tv.html

- a screening and lecture by John Smith, Feb. 2
opening reception: Monday, January 31 from 18:00 -21:00,
continuing until Feb. 20
For more detailed information, please click the links above.

[2] Sniff, Scrape, Crawl: Public Lecture series

initiated by Master Media Design & Communication: Networked

- Feb. 8:  Seda Guerses & Michelle Teran
- Feb. 16: Dmytri Kleiner & Mirko Tobias Schaefer

In the past surveillance technologies belonged to governmental agencies
and the military domain, but today the web has fostered a less optically
driven and participatory means of both monitoring and monetizing our
intimately lived experiences. Bringing together artists, programmers and
theorists, *Sniff, Scrape, Crawl...* is a series of lectures and
presentations reflecting on the porous borders of privacy in the digital

Public Lecture/Presentation: Seda Guerses & Michelle Teran
Date: Tuesday, 08/02/2011
Time: 19:30
Location: Mauritsstraat 36, Rotterdam

Seda Guerses is a researcher working in the group COSIC/ESAT at the
Department of Electrical Engineering in K.U. Leuven, Belgium. She has a
keen interest in the topic of anonymity in technical as well as cultural

Michelle Teran is an artist interested in the interaction between media
and social networks in urban environments. She is also a current
research fellow at the National Academy of Art in Bergen.


Public Lecture/Presentation: Dmytri Kleiner & Mirko Tobias Schaefer
Date: Wednesday, 16/02/2011
Time: 19:30
Location: Mauritsstraat 36, Rotterdam

Mirko Tobias Schaefer is Assistant Professor for New Media & Digital
Culture at the University of Utrecht. He publishes on software
development and the socio-political debates on information and
communication technology.

Dmytri Kleiner is a software developer working on practical and symbolic
projects investigating the political economy of the Internet.

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PZI Master Media Design & Communication: Lens-Based Media & Networked
Media Programme, see:

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