Rewire 2011: Fourth International Conference on the Histories of Media Art, Science and Technology – Liverpool, 28-30 September 2011 LIVERPOOL, 28-30 September 2011 Hosted by FACT (Foundation of Art and Creative Technology) at Liverpool John Moores University In partnership with LJMU; AND (Abandon Normal Devices); Crumb at the University of Sunderland; Lancaster University; Site Gallery; University of Sussex; University of the West of Scotland; Universiteit van Amsterdam; and the Database of Virtual Art at the Department for Image Science, Danube University The Media Art History Board and Rewire Co-chairs would like to invite you to attend the latest international media art history conference, following Banff 2005; Berlin 2007; and Melbourne 2009. Rewire will increase the voltage and ignite key debates within the internationally distributed network of histories, and will illuminate the global phenomena of media art. by discussing new paradigms for media art histories including Science and Technology Studies and Cybernetics, the connections between such histories and those of new technologies and computing, the relations between media art and craft, media archaeology, and institutional and curatorial responses to media art. Rewire will be supplemented with performances, book launches, workshops and special events, and runs concurrently with the AND Festival which will be hosted at numerous sites across Liverpool. Chair: Mike STUBBS, Director at FACT Co-chairs: Paul BROWN, Sarah COOK; Juan CRUZ, Charlie GERE, Andy MIAH, Ed SHANKEN, Laura SILLARS Keynotes: ? Professor Andrew PICKERING of Exeter University, an internationally-known figure in Science and Technology Studies and author of The Mangle of Practice (Chicago University Press, 1995), and The Cybernetic Brain (University of Chicago Press, 2010) ? Professor Tanya HARROD, leading historian of the history of craft and author of The Crafts in Britain in the Twentieth Century (Yale University Press, 1999) ? Steve KURTZ and Shady EL NOSHOKATY. Kurtz is a founding member of the pioneering media art collective Critical Art Ensemble. El Noshokaty is an artist and academic. Speakers: Trish ADAMS, Alessandro ALFIERI, Jamie ALLEN, Patrick ALLEN, Pau ALSINA, Rosanne ALTSTATT, Perry BARD, Clarisse BARDIOT, Dorothy BARENSCOTT, Penelope BOYER, Victoria BRADBURY, Jo BRIGGS, Christoph BRUNNER. Patricia BUENO-DELGADO, Andrew BURRELL, Glòria Munilla CABRILLANA, Jackie CALDERWOOD, Vito CAMPANELLI, Natalia CANTÓ, Jon CATES, Karen CHAM, Paolo CIRIO, Kathy CLELAND, Leon CMIELEWSKI, Felicity COLMAN, Leonie COOPER, Sean CUBITT, Nina CZEGLEDY, Adson DA ROCHA, Michael DARROCH, Hamda DARWISH, Katie DAY GOOD, Annet DEKKER, Emile DEVEREAUX, Sara DIAMOND, Michael DIETER, Zara DINNEN, Diana DOMINGUES, Denise DOYLE, Vince DZIEKAN, Ernest EDMONDS, Francesca FRANCO, Darko FRITZ, Charlotte FROST, Gabriela GALATI, Antonio Bonome GARCIA, Petra GEMEINBOECK, Paul GIRARD, Michael GODDARD, Meredith GODLEY, Monika GÓRSKA-OLESINSKA, Susan GRABOWSKI, Beryl GRAHAM, Simone GRISTWOOD, Charlie GULLSTROM, Markus HAFNER, Simon HAGEMANN, Orit HALPERN, Ben HALSALL, Graham HARWOOD, Thomas HENSEL, Inge HINTERWALDNER, Nadav HOCHMAN, Vanina HOFMAN, Lissa HOLLOWAY-ATTAWAY, Kristen HUTCHINSON, Sharon IRISH, Robert JACKSON, Janis JEFFERIES, Alice Ming Wai JIM, Nigel JOHNSON, Stephen JONES, Marina Soler JORGE, Aleksandra KAMINSKA, Eva KEKOU, Gail KENNING, Jörn KETELSEN, Ji-hoon KIM, Harald KLINKE, Saskia KORSTEN, Guilherme KUJAWSKI, Machiko KUSAHARA, Katja KWASTEK, Maria LAKKA, Nicholas LAMBERT, Caroline LANGILL, Venus LAU, Stephanie LAUKE, Christophe LECLERCQ, Mike LEGGETT, Jonathan LESSARD, Jacob LILLEMOSE, Ana Gabriela Godinho LIMA, William LOCKETT, Alessandro LUDOVICO, Jung-Yeon MA, Elena MARCEVSKA, Janine MARCHESSAULT, Armin MEDOSCH, Chris MEIGH-ANDREWS, Gabriel MENOTTI, Cristiano MIOSSO, Kasia MOLGA, Rosana MONTEIRO, Josei NAGAYASSU, Frieder NAKE, Rachel O’DWYER, Elaine O’HANRAHAN, Margrét ÓLAFSDÓTTIR, Robin OPPENHEIMER, Karen O’ROURKE, Christian OYARZUN, Camille PALOQUE BERGES, Abraham PAREDES, Jussi PARIKKA, Karen PATTERSON, Christiane PAUL,Robin PECKHAM, Valentina PEÑA, Jeremy PILCHER, Morgan QUAINTANCE, Peter RICHARDSON, Ben ROBERTS, Janice ROBERTSON, Axel ROCH, Rebecca ROUSE, Rie SAITO, Chris SALTER, Rob SAUNDERS, Margaret SCHAVEMAKER, Jens SCHRÖTER, Theresa SCHUBERT MINSKI, Adele SENIOR, Mark SMITH, Morten SØNDERGAARD, Josephine STARRS, Jenny STEELE, Wanda STRAUVEN, David TEH, Daniel TEMKIN, Sarah THOMPSON, Jenny TILLOTSON, Heidi TIKKA, Sarah TODD, John TONKIN, Magdalena TYZLIK-CARVER, Rebecca UCHILL, Tomohiro UESHIBA, Eduardo VALLE, Silvana VASSALLO, Sander VEENHOF, Erandy VERGARA-VERGAS, Natasha VITA-MORE, Lioudmila VOROPAI, Pau WAELDER, Birk WEIBERG, Nina WENHART, Florian WIENCEK, Ewa WÓJTOWICZ,Ian WOJTOWICZ, Suzette WORDEN, Maria X, Andrea ZAPP Special thanks to our International Advisory Committee and the Media Art History Board for their expertise and support. Further information can be found at: http://www.mediaarthistory.org/ Details of the schedule and events available at: Lit. [r]evolutions : Literacy 2.0: Born Digital?