RAG-TAG VIDEO AND MOVIE SITES

…a seminar about how to move the world – and keep it moving.

February 6, 2008 | 10.00-19.00In February Rag-tag video and movie sites - a 4-day workshop for invited artists and developers will be arranged. The first day of the workshop will consist of informal presentations by the participants (in English), and is open to the public.Entrance is free, but registration in advance (contact tina.finnas [at] tii.se) is required for non-invited participants/speakers due to limited seating.INTERCULT “Annexet” Nytorgsgatan 15, Stockholmregister to: tina.finnas [at] tii.sePresentations will be held by some of the participating artists and developersGeska Helena Andersson (Stockholm) | Tina Auer (Linz) | Tim Boykett (Linz) | Robert Brecevic (Stockholm) | Nils Claesson (Stockholm) | David Cuartielles (Malmö) | Alex Davies (Linz) | Peter Tomaz Dobrila (Maribor) | Trudo Engels(Brussels) | Arvid Engström (Stockholm) | Theun Karelse (Brussels) | Tina Finnäs (Stockholm/Tirana) | Cesare Massarenti (Milan) | Andreas Mayrhofer (Linz) | Mia Mäkelä (Helsinki/Barcelona) | Dino Schreilecher(Maribor) | Gebhard Sengmüller (Vienna) | Bengt Sjölén (Stockholm) | Joakim Söderberg (Stockholm) | Bruno Tardat (Stockholm) | Michelle Teran (Berlin) | Magnus Torstensson (Malmö)Topics include: Enviromental requirements for displaying video in public spaces (power supply, weather conditions, stealing, vandalism) | Recycling of consumer technologies (car screens, mpeg-decoders and other components, making it ”as cheap as possible”). | Beamers and screens (how to handle the emission of light in enviroments, which are not ideal for image display) | Controllers, sensors, scripting, synchronisation and other means of real-time control and interaction with video content | Legal aspects (the commercial and political society as gatekeepers).The parents of RAG-TAG VIDEO AND MOVIE SITES are Performing Pictures/Interactive Institute, supported by The Culture 2000 framework of the European Commission and Kulturkontakt Nord. The event is part of nodestockholm – a festival for art and new media arranged in the Stockholm area 15 January to 15 february 2008. For more info visit: www.performingpictures.se eller www.nodestockholm.seContact: Tina Finnäs, Interactive Institute, project assistant | mobile +46 (0)736702992 | email: tinaf [at] tii.se or Geska Helena Andersson, Interactive Institute, project manager | mobile + 46 (0)709-903755

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Date/time: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2008, 01:00