MixtuRe: Digital Art and Compositional Realities

Co-Chair of MixtuReDigital Art and Compositional Realities: a symposium exploring the intersections of new media theory with artistic and curatorial practices as means to expand, redefine, and undermine existing disciplinary categorization. Panels will explore new media art as a means to reflect on everyday realities in the digital age.

Deerfield Hall, University of Toronto, Mississauga
Saturday, September 21, 2019

9:00am – 9:30am – Morning coffee and Introductory Address

9:30 – 11:00am Panel I 
New Media Art as a Tool for Preservation, Research, and History Production

Professor Louis Kaplan,
Mapping ARarat: A Composite Portrait of an Augmented Reality Art Project

Professor Julie Nagam,

Professor Siobhan O’Flynn
Safeguarding Hidden Histories

11:15 – 12:15: Roundtable
Digital Art as Experimental Research Tool/Method
Professor Linda Lauro-Lazin,
David Rokeby,
Professor Christopher Salter,
David Han
Modertor: Galit Ariel

12:15pm – 1:30pm: Lunch

1:30 – 3:00: – Panel II 
From Ephemeral Engagements to Collectible Experiences

Liron Efrat
APPistemology:
The Mapping of the Expanded Field of Cultural Heritage AR Apps as a Creative Production Tool

Professor Ian Garrett,
There is a Time and Place for Everything:
Locative Immersive Media and the Time Shifting of Performance

Professor Isabel Pedersen
Ephemera, Affect, and Embodied Computing Futures

3:15 – 4:30 : Keynote Address
Professor Christine Ross
Resensing Surveillance Technologies:
Contemporary Art’s Responsible Response to the Migration Crisis

4:30pm: Reception