Prospectives.09 - An International Digital Arts Festival

November 12-14, 2009 at the University of Nevada, Reno

Festival Schedule



10am-12pm and 1pm-5pm
Joe Crowley Student Union Theater, UNR

Exhibit/Interact Opening

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, UNR


Project: A/V

Fleischmann Planetarium & Science Center, UNR
$6 general, $4 students/children/seniors



The Wayne and Miriam Prim Theater, Nevada Museum of Art
FREE (Limited tickets available NMA front desk and UNR Sheppard Gallery - 18 and over, some material not suitable for minors.)

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Joe Crowley Student Union Theater, Third Floor, UNR Campus
Thursday November 12th, 10am-12pm and 1pm-5pm
10am - 5pm, free and open to the public.

Artist's Presentations

Invited graduate and Phd level media artists from throughout the world gather to present and speak about their respective creative production.

Time Event
10:00am - 12:00pm Moderator: Joseph DeLappe, Digital Media Studio

Garnet Hertz, University of California Irvine
The OutRun Project: Progress on the Un-Simulation of a 1986 Video Game

Karen Niemczyk, Gothenburg University, Sweden
Self - Interactive Sculpture

Pete Wardle, Salford University, United Kingdom
Second Life Storytellers (and other games for avatars.)

Sarah Soriano, University of Denver
56 Days: I'm Still Here

Joe Cantrell, University of California, Santa Cruz
Sound Art, Installations and Performances: Overview of Past and Current Work

12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch Break
1:00pm - 2:45pm Moderator: Jean-Paul Perotte, Lecturer, Department of Music

Georgie Roxby Smith, Victorian College of the Arts, Australia
Reality Mash Up: Second Life Teleports into the Contemporary Art World

Christina Corfield, San Francisco Art Institute
Silhouettes and Cyborgs: Video and D.I.Y Fantasy

Aaron Reed, University of California, Santa Cruz
Aspects of the Interactive Novel

Carolina Pino, Universidad de Chile
Shellhouse - Living Portable

3:15pm - 5:00pm Moderator: Jeff Erickson, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery
(Featured artists from the Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery exhibition.)

Rob Duarte, University of California, San Diego
Technology & Culture

Joshua Fishburn, University of Denver
Gaming the Network Poetic: Networking and Code in Art Games

Sven Goyvaerts, Transmedia, Belgium
One Year Life Performance 2.0 - Documenting Long Durational Live Performance Art Using Social Media

John Walters, University of Michigan
Oil as Autobiography