Journeys Across Media 2013
The Body and The Digital
Friday 19th April 2013
9:00-9:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee
9.30-10:00 Welcome from Dr John Gibbs, Head of Film, Theatre & Television. Followed by announcements from the JAM Committee. Venue: Bulmershe Theatre
10:00-11:00 Keynote Provocations: Dr Lisa Purse, Dr Louise Jolly, Dr Andy Lavender and Dr Brian Lobel. Venue: Bulmershe Theatre
11:00-11:15 Tea and Coffee Break
11:15-12:45 Panel 1A: Writing Through Digital and Collaborative Practices
(Chair: Shelly Quirk) Venue: The Cinema.
Jennnifer Jarman: The Amputee at the Keyboard – Digital Text as Prosthesis.
Johnmichael Rossi: Collabo-writing in Digital: Writing As A Major Point of Intersection between the Body and the Digital.
Claire Swyzen: Textimonies’ in Documentary Theatre: From Authentic ‘Character’ to Post-Human ‘Data Body’.
Daniel Paul O’Brien: The Digital Body and Narrative.
Nese Ceren Tosun: Delegating tasks, submitting to tastes: Skype enabled cooking event The Virtual Chef.
11:15-12:45 Panel 1B: Moving the Body Through Digital and Collaborative Practices
(Chair: Matthew McFrederick) Venue: Bob Kayley Theatre.
Caitriona Mary Reilly: The Postfeminist Female Body: The Fetishisation and Technological Rejection of Motherhood in Contemporary Performance.
Edina Husanovic: Ultra Gypsy: Post-identiterian Subjects on the Trail of Dis-Orient Express.
Ae Jin Han: The Dancing Bodies on K-pop Music Video.
Kerry Francksen: Exchanges between the lived, performed and mediatised in live-digital dance performance.
Suparna Banerjee: Touch-me-(or)-not? The digital double in the contemporary Bharatanatyam choreo-culture.
13:45-15:45 Panel 2: Practising Digital/ Practising Body
(Chair: Edina Husanovic) Venues: Studio, Bulmershe and Bob Kayley Theatres. Practical Presentations and Discussion.
1:45-2:05 Rachel Cherry & Hannah Birch: The Choreography of Photography.
2:10-2:30 Kerry Francksen: Dancing in live and digital domains: A practical study.
2:35-2:55 James Steventon and Jason Singh: A Song For Eurydice.
2:55-3:45 Q&A Talkback Panel including presenters of on-going work
15:45-17:15 Panel 3A: Reframing the Body in Digital Society
(Chair: Johnmichael Rossi) Venue: The Cinema.
Zi Young Kang: Reproduction of Fashion in History Using 3D CAD
Gareth Lewis & Kourosh Newman-Zand: A study into digital embodiment on branded platforms.
Irida Ntalla: Encountering issues of climate change through embodiment and affect in immersive installations.
Sy Taffel: Invisible Bodies: Labour, Toxicity, Materiality and Digital Have-Nots.
15:45-17:15 Panel 3B: Viewing the Body Through a Digital Lens
(Chair: Gary Cassidy) Venue: Bob Kayley Theatre.
Garfield Benjamin: Gaze, Expression and Extension in the Hyper-Body of the objet a-vatar.
Pedro Cardoso and Miguel Carvalhais: Transcoding Action: A perspective on the articulation between the player’s and system’s actions in video games.
Klaudia Rachubińska: Long live the new flesh! The limits of the body in the work of David Cronenberg.
Paul Johnson: Totally Digitising Arnold.
Sam Christie: Thoughts on becoming the camera; media technologies and being in the world.
17:15-17:30 Tea and Coffee Break
17:30-18:30 Keynote Responses and Closing Q&A (Chair: Dr Teresa Murjas) Venue: Bulmershe Theatre
18:30-19:30 Wine Reception
Ongoing Performances and Art Installations throughout the day in the Foyer and TV Studio:
Garfield Benjamin: Hyper-Bodies of the objet a-vatar
Michelle Lewis-King: Pulse Project
John Collingswood: TaikaBox: Duet for Three
Melanie Moller: Visual Space