[dance-tech] MIDAS: Methodological Innovation in Digital Arts and Social Sciences Symposium and Performance - 18th July 2014 - Brunel University - (Antonin Artaud Building AA001)

  • From: Susan Broadhurst <Susan.Broadhurst@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
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  • Date: Wed, 9 Jul 2014 08:52:00 +0000


MIDAS: Methodological Innovation in Digital Arts and Social Sciences

Symposium and Performance
 

Date: 18th July 2014
Time: 12.30 pm – 5.00 pm  
Venue: Brunel University, London, UB8 3PH,  
(Antonin Artaud Building AA001)


MIDAS aims to map, exploit and extend the synergies between the digital arts 
and social sciences to develop an innovative methodological framework capable 
of capturing a more holistic understanding of embodiment. 


The Project is an interdisciplinary collaboration between the: 
•       London Knowledge Lab, IOE (Carey Jewitt, Sara Price, Anna Xambo) 
•       Contemporary and Digital Performance Studio, Brunel (Sue Broadhurst)
•       Digital Fashion Studio, London College of Fashion (Douglas Atkinson) 
•       Information Experience Design, Royal College of Art,  (Kevin Walker) 

Project Information: MIDAS.ioe.ac.uk, follow us on twitter @MIDAS_LKL

This MIDAS Symposium and Performance is the third in a series of four. It will 
include a mix of performance/s, presentations and discussion to explore the 
synergies, challenges, and potentials for new interdisciplinary insights into 
digitality, embodiment and performance. It will also help to inform and direct 
the analysis of MIDAS.

Lunch provided. To confirm your participation and enquire  please contact 
N.Buneman@xxxxxxxxx


Programme
12.30 – 1.00    Lunch
1.00 - 1.15     Introduction –  Professor Sue Broadhurst and Professor Carey 
Jewitt
1.15  – 5.00    Body and the Digital: Approaches to interdisciplinarity, 
embodiment and performance
1.15 - 1.45     - ‘Interrogating Embodiment, Aliveness & Agency in Digital 
Spaces’  Presentation – Stelarc
1.45-2.45       Performance/s – Dr Dani Ploeger and Francis Wilson
2.45 – 3.00     Coffee break
3.00  – 3.30    ‘Soft Circuits, Smart textiles and Mobile Video in 
Participatory Performance’, Presentation and Q&A – Dr Camille Baker
3.30 – 4.00     'Becoming virtual', Presentation and Q&A – Dr Olinkha 
Gustafson-Pearce
4.00 – 5.00     Closing Discussion: Future directions -  
Open debate led by Professor Tom Betteridge and Professor Sue Broadhurst



Prof Sue Broadhurst,
School of Arts,
Brunel University,
London,
UB8 3PH, UK
Direct Line: +44(0)1895 266588
Extension: 66588
Fax: +44(0)1895 269768
Email: susan.broadhurst@xxxxxxxxxxxx



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