BRAINWAVES_02: Art, Play, Design and Big Data

screen_grab_2015_march_27_02Leading artists, designers and researchers will discuss how big data is being used to create new aesthetic forms, reach new audiences and create new contexts for the distribution of cultural artifacts through their creative practice.

Topics include:

  • Virtual Reality
  • Virtual heritage
  • Generative media art environments
  • Serious games
  • Archiving and Preservation
  • Visualisation

 

Registration: 1:30pm

Time: 2 – 5:30 pm

Date: Tuesday 11 October 2016

Venue: RMIT Design Hub, Level 3 Lecture Theatre (Street level) – Cnr Swanston & Victoria Street, Carlton, VIC

Free ticket (tickets limited): http://brainwaves02.eventbrite.com.au

 

Presented by CiART (Creative interventions, Arts and Rehabilitative Technology Lab), Centre of Games Design Research, and the Digital Ethnography Research Centre in the School of Media and Communication, RMIT University.


Opening Keynote

Professor Jeffrey Shaw, Director, Centre for Applied Computing and Interactive Media, School of Creative Media, City University, Hong Kong

Professor Sarah Kenderdine, Director (Visualisation), Expanded Perception and Interaction Centre (EPICentre), Art & Design, University of NSW.

Speakers

John Power, Digital Media Artist, RMIT University

Dr Troy Innocent, Senior Lecturer, Discipline Leader in Games and Interactivity, Swinburne University.

Helen Stuckey, Game Historian and Curator

Dr Drew Berry, Biomedical Animations Manager, Walter+Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

Professor Deb Verhoeven, Chair of Media and Communication, Deakin University.


Program

1330 Registration

1400 Welcome

Stefan Greuter, Director Centre for Game Design Research

Jonathan Duckworth MC, Director of Creative interventions, Arts and Rehabilitative Technology Lab

1405 Opening Keynote

Professor Jeffrey Shaw, Director, Centre for Applied Computing and Interactive Media, School of Creative Media, City University, Hong Kong (20 minutes)

1440 Professor Sarah Kenderdine, Director (Visualisation), Expanded Perception and  Interaction Centre (EPICentre), Art & Design, University of NSW (20 minutes)

1520 Dr Drew Berry, Biomedical Animations Manager, Walter+Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

1525 Q & A (2-3 questions)

1530 Dr Troy Innocent, Senior Lecturer, Discipline Leader in Games and Interactivity, Swinburne University (20 minutes)

1550 Q & A (2-3 questions)


1555 Break (10 minutes)


1605 Helen Stuckey, Game Historian and Curator (20 minutes)

1625 Q & A (2-3 questions)

1630 John Power, Digital Media Artist, RMIT University (20 minutes)

1650 Q & A (2-3 questions)

1655 Professor Deb Verhoeven, Chair of Media and Communication, Deakin University

1715 Q & A (2-3 questions)

1720 Audience questions

1730 Event Close


 

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