Andreas Broeckmann on Mon, 12 Nov 2007 19:57:56 +0100 (CET)

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<nettime-ann> Updates: re:place 2007 conference, Berlin, 15-18 November 2007

re:place 2007

The Second International Conference on the Histories of Media, Art,
Science and Technology

Location: Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
Date: 15-18 November 2007


Conference ticket (3 days): EUR 50 (full) / EUR 20 (concessions)
Day ticket: EUR 25 (full) / EUR 10 (concessions)

Registration and further information:

Download the new programme flyer!

(All talks in English with simultaneous translation into German *only in the Auditorium*.)



In addition to the panels, keynotes, workshops and discussions listed at the end of this message, a number of special events will be taking place during the re:place 2007 conference:

*** A Visit to the Flusser-Archive
The Vilem Flusser Archive was moved to Berlin's University of the Arts in 2007. Its director, Silvia M. Wagnermaier, and Prof. Dr. Siegfried Zielinski will offer a special introduction to the archive for re:place 2007 participants.
15 November, Thursday, 10.00 h
Universität der Künste, Berlin-Schöneberg, Grunewaldstr. 2-5 (U7 Kleistpark, Bus 187)

*** Lunchtime Discussion: Gerd Stern / USCO
Gerd Stern (*1936, Saarbrücken) is a pioneer of multi-media art who co-founded the USCO ('Company of Us') group, that was esp. active during the 1960s and 70s, based in a building north of New York City that still belongs to USCO's Intermedia Foundation, formed in 1968. Stern is currently in residence with the DAAD in Berlin.
16 November, Friday, 13.00-14.00, Conference Hall 2

*** Forum Discussion: ISEA2008
Gunalan Nadarajan, Artistic Director of the International Symposium on Electronic Art in Singapore (25 July - 3 August, 2008), will discuss the themes and current state of planning of ISEA2008.
16 November, Friday, 18:30-20:00, Conference Hall 3 (dinner discussion)

*** Lunchtime Discussion: Woody Vasuka and Don Foresta / MARCEL
MARCEL is a permanent broadband interactive network and web site dedicated to artistic, educational and cultural experimentation, exchange between art and science and collaboration between art and industry. Woody and Steina Vasulka have been working for some time to build an online archive of film and video art for free distribution over the MARCEL network. Vasulka and Foresta will explain the value of their resource to the academic community and potential future partners.
17 November, Saturday, 13.00-14.00, Conference Hall 2

*** Forum Discussion: Access for International Scholarship An exchange about Archiving MediaArtHistory. 17 November, Saturday, 18:30-20:00, Conference Hall 3 (dinner discussion)

*** Exhibition: Exploding Camera by Julien Maire
This celebrated new installation transforms the exhibition space into an experimental film studio reminiscent of a battlefield. Through a deconstruction of media image production, the absurdity and the lure of facts are brought to light.
14-18 November, daily, 10:00-20:00, HKW, Lower Foyer
In cooperation with Kunstfabrik (Am Flutgraben 3, Berlin-Kreuzberg/Treptow), where two other recent works by Julien Maire will be on show during re:place 2007: "Digit" and "Low Resolution Cinema". (open Tue-Sun, 14:00-19:00; opening Wed 14 November, 19:00-21:00)

TESLA media>art<laboratory, Berlin-Mitte
Klosterstr. 68 (U2 Klosterstrasse, U/S Alexanderplatz, Bus 100)

*** 9 Evenings Reconsidered: Art, Theatre, and Engineering, 1966
An exhibition organized by the MIT List Visual Arts Center, curated by Catherine Morris.
9 November - 2 December 2007, Tue-Sun 18-22h
Special opening hours during re:place: Thu 15 - Sat 17, 18:00-24:00

*** Documentary exhibition: Dick Raaijmakers
Documentary films, photographs, and audio material documents illustrate aspects of the work of the most influential Dutch electronic artist and composer, Dick Raaijmakers (*1930).
9 November - 2 December 2007, Tue-Sun 18:00-24:00

*** Takuro Osaka - History and Present of Space Art in Japan
For years, Osaka has been dealing with light, radiation and forces beyond human perception, like for instance gamma rays that he translates into audible sounds.
tesla salon, 13 November, Tuesday, 20.30

*** Timothy Druckrey - Cinemedia: Archaeologies of Computation and AI in Cinema
tesla salon, 15 November, Thursday, 21:00

*** Two Evenings - Performances and Installation
Composer and sound artist Matt Rogalsky (US) will perform his own works, as well as Tudor's "Microphon", which was created in 1970 for the Pepsi pavilion of the Osaka world fair. And with "Tesla Transmissions", composer and sound artist Hans W. Koch and musicologist Volker Straebel take up a subject which John Cage treated in "Variations VII" of the "9 Evenings": the process of transmission and live electronic manipulation of various sounds.
Friday 16 and Saturday 17 November (both nights):
performance: Matt Rogalsky ?Transform" / David Tudor ?Microphon", 21:00, Klub
performance: Hans W. Koch & Volker Straebel ?Tesla Transmissions", 22:45, Studio 2
installation: ?Tesla Transmissions", 22:00-24:00, Studio 2


*** History Will Repeat Itself.
Strategies of Re-enactment in Contemporary (Media) Art and Performance
An exhibition by HMKV (Dortmund) and KW (Berlin), curated by Inke Arns and Gabriele Horn, assistant curator Katharina Fichtner
18 November - 13 January 2008, Opening: Saturday, 17 November 2007
KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Auguststr. 69, Auguststr., 10115 Berlin

*** CYNETart_07encounter Festival in Dresden-Hellerau, 16 - 24 November 2007 Special programme and bus shuttle (Berlin-Dresden) on Sunday 18 November.

*** From Spark to Pixel / Vom Funken zum Pixel
Exhibition at Berlin's Martin-Gropius-Bau, curated by Richard Castelli, 28 October 2007 to 14 January 2008
Wed - Monday, 10:00-20:00 (Tuesday closed)

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