Monday, 18 April 2016

EVA London 2016 Pre-Conference Symposium on "From Analogue to Digital in Literature and Art"

EVA London 2016 Pre-Conference Symposium on "From Analogue to Digital in Literature and Art" - four talks by leading experts, Monday 11 Juy 2016 at the BCS London office, including buffet lunch and a reception, £30 registration online. See:
(Part of EVA London conference 2016
​Tuesday 12th July - Thursday 14th July 2016

EVA London Pre-Conference Symposium

British Computer Society, London office, Southampton Street
Monday, 11 July 2016

Sponsored by the School of Information, Pratt Institute, New York, and in association with the London Summer School 2016 at King’s College London on The Arts and Digital Culture (26 June to 8 July 2016).

Chaired by Jonathan Bowen (London South Bank University, UK) and Tula Giannini (Pratt Institute, USA).

Registration: - free for Pratt Summer School 2016 students and EVA 2016 attendees (you need a discount code for this). There is a £30 fee for others. which includes two refreshment breaks, lunch and reception. Closing date for bookings is Friday 8th July 2016 at 12:00pm. No more bookings will be taken after this date. For overseas delegates who wish to attend the event please note that BCS do not issue invitation letters. A full refund will be issued if a cancellation is received within 14 days of the booking date or by 12pm on Monday 4th July, otherwise name substitutions will be allowed after this date.

Symposium programme and speakers:

From Analogue to Digital in Literature and Art

09.30   Registration
10.00   Andrew Robinson (independent author) - writing systems
            (Introduction and chair: Jonathan Bowen)
            Five Millennia of Writing: From Hieroglyphs to Alphabets and Back?
11.00   Coffee/tea break
11.30   Martin Eve (Birkbeck, University of London) - literature/technology/publishing
            (Chair: Tula Giannini)
            The Universal Library: Open Access and Why It Is So Hard
12.30   Buffet lunch break
14.00   Ingrid Beazley (Dulwich Picture Gallery) - street art and social media
            (Chair: Jonathan Bowen)
Baroque the Streets, Bridge the Gap - Street Art, Fine Art: Dulwich Outdoor Gallery, Dulwich Picture Gallery
15.00   Coffee/tea break
15.30   Nick Lambert (Ravensbourne) - digital art
            (Chair and close: Tula Giannini)
            From Superhighways to Clouds: Digital Art in the Age of Digital Ubiquity
16.30   Reception
17.30   Digital Futures (Victoria & Albert Museum, separate registration)
20.30   Close

There will be a wine reception after the Symposium and then Digital Futures in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum at the same venue in the early evening (separate free registration), with digital exhibits selected by Irini Papadimitriou, a V&A curator.
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