Sorry for multiple postings! I am pleased to announce the final program for the Two Thousand + NINE Symposium Symposium Theme: User Content and Digital Media 16th May 2009 Sonic Arts Research Center (SARC) Belfast SARC On Google: http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=SARC+Belfast&sll=54.579798,-5.929613&sspn=0.006554,0.01899&ie=UTF8&ll=54.582956,-5.92854&spn=0.013107,0.03798&z=15 Co-hosted by CO-ME-DI-A (Cooperation and Mediation in Digital Arts): www.comedia.eu.org/ and the Sonorities Festival of Contemporary Music: www.sonorities.org.uk Final Registration is on the day at 9am at SARC, Belfast. More info can be found here:http://twothousand.wordpress.com/ Program: AM: 9.00 – 9.30 Registration and Set-up for AM session Coffee and Tea will be served at the Front Desk at SARC 9.30 – 10.00 Introduction: Pedro Rebelo (SARC/CO-ME-DI-A) 10.00 – 11.00 KEYNOTE Professor Steve Dixon, Brunel University 11.00 – 11.30 Coffee Break 11.30 – 12.00Alain Renaud: Around the world in five seconds. Challenges and opportunities in designing sonic travel
12.00 – 12.30Michael Takeo Magruder: The Vitruvian World: a case study in the hybridisation of physical, virtual and networked space
12.30 – 1.00Isabelle Choinière: The Sonic Collective Body as a strategy to invest new designs and new realities
PM: 1.00 – 2.00 Lunch Break | Set-Up for afternoon session 2.00 – 2.30 Rachel O’Dwyer: Performing in the Acoustic Arena 2.30 – 3.00Han-earl Park: io 0.0.1 beta: ironic tale? sci-fi parody? nostalgic relic?
3.00 – 3.30 Desmond Traynor: Zaireeka by The Flaming Lips 3.30 – 3.45 Coffee Break 3.50 – 4.20 Mathias Fuchs: Games as Environments for Performance 4.20 – 4.50Simon Waters: Designing ’content, and designing ‘content’: The found and the discovered in current practice
4.50 – 5.20Phylis Johnson: Live Music & Ambience in the Second Life Beer Garden: Locality and Originality in the Backyard of the Virtual Community
5.20 – 5.50 Zlatko Baracskai: Customized Extensions for Instrumentalists 8.00pm Pauline Oliveros – Network Concert with CO-ME-DI-A partners __________________________________ f r a n z i s k a s c h r o e d e r Initiatrice of Two Thousand + series http://twothousand.wordpress.com/ f.schroeder@xxxxxxxxx Sonorities Festival of Contemporary Music www.sonorities.org.uk __________________________________