Archive for March, 2011
Adriana de Souza e Silva and her colleagues at the Centre for Network Culture are organising an interesting event on ‘Net-Cultures: Mobility and Location in Social Networks’ on the 29th of April 2011.
This is more information from their website:
The symposium will address topics, such as:
- Mobile communication and location awareness in everyday life practices;
- New urban spatialities developed with mobile gaming and locative social media;
- Privacy and surveillance issues as they relate to location-based social networks;
- Identity and spatial construction through locative media art / performance design;
- Civic engagement and political participation through mobile social media, new mapping practices and location-aware technologies;
- Learning and education Read the rest of this entry »
An idea many of us have talked about over the last few years, for example at the Mobile Art&&Code event, and the Mobile Music Workshops, is now happening in Germany: The ZKM (Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe) collaborates with a few partners to present the International AppArtAward 2011. They “select the best works of art in app format that have advanced to artistic applications and/or have distinguished themselves as technically outstanding software solutions.” I’m hoping that we’ll see many sound and music apps in this contest!
They encourage applications from “software developers and artists, as well as all fans of app with creative and innovative applications”. The deadline is The submission deadline is Read the rest of this entry »
PhD course ‘Multimodal interaction in virtual environments’ incl visual-haptic-audio feedback, sensing technologies, capacitive sensing & optical motion capture
My ‘Sonic Interaction Design‘ colleague Professor Serafin is organising a PhD course on ‘Multimodal interaction in virtual environments’. The course will “start with an overview of multimodal perception to explain how humans behave in virtual environments where incomplete and impoverished sensory cues are reproduced.” And, amongst many other things the course will also “present an overview of technologies for visual-haptic-audio feedback in virtual environments, together with sensing technologies based on capacitive sensing and optical motion capture.”
For more information and for signing-up check here. The course is on May 10, 11, 12, 13 and June 6th at Aalborg University Copenhagen (where they also have the interesting Medialogy degrees). There is no fee for the course, but you get 4 ECTS.