Prospectives.09 - An International Digital Arts Festival

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

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Thursday, November 12

Time Event
10:00am - 5:00pm Present/Symposium
Location: Joe Crowley Student Union Theater, Third Floor, UNR Campus
Admission: FREE

The day features individual presentations by 13 US and internationally invited, cutting edge digital artists. Presentations include descriptions of performance and mixed reality works in Second Life, computer gaming, interactive books, multi-channel experimental video, electronic sculpture and sound.

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

6:00pm - 8:00pm Exhibit and Festival Opening
Location: Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, UNR campus
Admission: FREE

Showcasing new works in interactive art by prospective, emerging talent in the digital realm.

  Perform: Pig Bladder Clouds
by Doo Sung Yoo
Location: The Student Services Lawn, UNR Campus
Admission: FREE
Ongoing Through Dec. 16
Mon-Thurs 11am - 5pm
Friday 11am - 2pm
Exhibit: Ongoing
Location: Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, UNR campus
Admission: FREE

Showcasing new works in interactive art by prospective, emerging talent in the digital realm.

Friday, November 13

Time Event
7:00pm Project: AV
Location: Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center, UNR campus
Admission: $6 general, $4 students/children/seniors

Digital works utilizing the full-dome planetarium environment, for immersive, dome-based video projection and experimental audio compositions.

Saturday, November 14

Time Event
2:00pm Perform
Location: The Wayne and Miriam Prim Theater, Nevada Museum of Art
Admission: FREE (Limited tickets available NMA front desk and UNR Sheppard Gallery - 18 and over, some material not suitable for minors.)

An afternoon of six new works in experimental performance art, dance, live sound and video projection.