Mediation/Medialization Congress



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Mediation/Medialization Congress
Dimensions of the Media Revolution
29th November - 3th December 2000

Mediation is an aspect of technology that is extending the universe of perception. Mediation is leading us into new areas, introducing new worlds, extending our horizons by taking us into prior inaccessible spaces. Mediation broadens our environment, opens communication and enhances our habitat. Medialization is the functional and conceptual reinterpretation of the reality through the use of technology in areas which used to be experienced directly, without technology. Technology does change the world that we know; it affects structures already established through our historic experience, it transforms the existing biological, physical, cultural and economic parameters of human existence. Medialization interferes with our established value systems, forces their reinterpretation, creates anxiety, and makes the environment creative, dynamic and unstable.

NOVEMBER 29TH

Opening and tour of the "Meridian 17th" international exhibition of media installations in Mathematical Tower

NOVEMBER 30TH, Oratorium Marianum

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Chairperson - Piotr Krajewski

Roy Ascott (U.K)
Beyond the Digital Divide

Edward Shanken (USA)
Tele-Agency: Telematics, Telerobotics and the Art of Meaning

Marek Holynski (Poland)
Precursors and Victims

Jaron Lanier (USA)
Why art will start to make more sense in the future
- Q&A session and discussion

3:30 PM - 7:30 PM, Chairperson - Perry Hoberman

Herbert W. Franke (Austria/Germany)
Science Art

Yoshiyuki Abe (Japan)
Two or three things I know about Digital Art

Franz Fischnaller (Italy)
Virtual Realism

Nina Czegledy (Hungary/Canada)
Digitized/Mediated Bodies - Virtual Spectacles

- Q&A session and discussion

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM video program
Wired Body/Mediated body, curated by Nina Czegledy (Peter Campus, Joan Jonas, Judith Doyle, Barbara Konopka, Sue Rynard, Jennifer McCoy-Bozik, Bjoern Melhus, Piotr Wyrzykowski, Francesca da Rimini & Josephine Starrs, Natalia Borisova, Chantelle Tucker, Diane Nerwen, Justine Cooper)

DECEMBER 1ST, Oratorium Marianum

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Chairperson - Marek Holynski

Ryszard W. Kluszczynski (Poland)
Introduction to Hypermedial History of the Twentieth Century Art

Andreas Broeckmann (Germany)
Networked Co-operation - Trends in Media and Art Practices

Warren Niesluchowski (USA)
Rewind MM << << 00:00 >> >> MM Replay. Ars Nova in the Years 0, 1000 and 2000.

Keiji Nakamura (Japan)
Some observations on so-called Media Art - From Curatorial experience

- Q&A session and discussion

3:30 PM - 8:00 PM, Chairperson - Limor Tomer

Monika Fleischmann (Germany)
Mixed Identity - the Body and its Doppelgaenger

Derrick de Kerckhove (Canada)
Screenology: Epistemology of audio-visual media from photography to the Internet

Machiko Kusahara (Japan)
Artists as Designers of Communication: The Role of Media Artists in the Age of the Internet

Piotr Krajewski (Poland)
Mediation/Medialization

Timothy Druckrey (USA)
Strategizing Against Inevitability

- Q&A session and discussion

8:15 PM - 8:45 PM - video screening

Stanislaw Lem (Poland)
screening of recorded address for WRO2000 (video and website

DECEMBER 2ND, Oratorium Marianum

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Chairperson - Derrick de Kerckhove

Adam J. Chmielewski (Poland)
Media and democracy. Remarks on the political archeology of media

Gerfried Stocker (Austria)
From Document to Event

Dominika Szope (Germany)
Interactivity beyond the local horizon

Wolfgang Strauss (Germany)
Interfacing Mixed Reality

- Q&A session and discussion

3:30 PM - 7:30 PM, Chairperson - Roy Ascott

Axel Wirths (Germany)
Mediatecture. An exhibition on the synergies of electronic media and architecture.

Olia Lialina (Russia)
Web Art Versus Net Art

Kristine Stiles (USA)
Dissociative Consciouness, Multidimensional Awareness and the Mediation of Art & Technology

Siegfried Zielinski (Germany)
Arts and Apparatuses - Dramaturgies of Differences

- Q&A session and discussion

DECEMBER 3RD, Oratorium Marianum

10:30 AM - 2:00 PM, Chairperson - Siegfried Zielinski

Jill Scott (Australia/Germany)
Interactive portraits for a transformed stage

Keisuke Oki (Japan)
bodyfuture - Say "good bye" to the terrestrial body

Perry Hoberman (USA)
States of Confusion

- Q&A session and discussion

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Wrap-up and closing remarks.



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