Beyond GRAMMATRON: CAS reception and symposium: London, 14/15 September 2017

On Thursday 14th September, join Mark Amerika, Dene Grigar and Nick Lambert at a reception at the Gordon Square Cinema, Birkbeck, hosted by Joel McKim, Director of the Vasari Research Centre for Art and Technology:

On Friday 15th September, we have a significant symposium about Mark’s work in the context of Electronic Literature, at the British Computer Society in Covent Garden, where we will be joined by:

Christiane Paul (Whitney Museum of American Art and New School), Frieder Nake (University of Bremen), Marc Garrett (Furtherfield Gallery), Dene Grigar (Washington State University Vancouver and President, Electronic Literature Organization), Beryl Graham (University of Sunderland), Arnaud Regnauld (University of Paris 8), Gary Hall (Coventry University), Sue Thomas (Bournemouth University), and Kerry Doran (Director of Postmasters Gallery).

These are the first CAS events of Autumn 2017 and most importantly, both are entirely free to attend!

Symposium Schedule:

9:30 – 10:00: “Introductory Remarks:” Nicholas Lambert, Head of Research at Ravensbourne and Chair of the British Computer Arts Society

10:00 – 11:00: Morning Keynote: Christiane Paul, Whitney Museum of American Art and New School

11:00 – 12:00: “Curating the Net and Beyond:” Kerry Doran, Director of Postmasters Gallery; Marc Garrett, Furtherfield Gallery

12:00 – 12:30: Frieder Nake, University of Bremen

12:30 – 1:15: Lunch

1:15 – 2:15: “Preserving Digital Art:” Dene Grigar, President, Electronic Literature Organization, and Director and Professor, Creative Media & Digital Culture, Washington State University Vancouver; Beryl Graham, University of Sunderland; Christiane Paul; Sue Thomas, Bournemouth University

2:15 – 2:45: Arnaud Regnauld, University of Paris 8

2:45 – 3:15: Gary Hall, Coventry University

3:15 – 3:45: Maria Mencia, Senior Lecturer in New Media Theory and Digital Media Practice in the School of Performance and Screen Studies at Kingston University, UK

3:45 – 4:00: Break

4:00 – 5:00: “Performance and Dialogue featuring Mark Amerika:” Mark Amerika, Professor of Art and Art History at the University of Colorado, Boulder; with Nicholas Lambert and Dene Grigar