DATA, ART, SOUND & CULTURE
"A DIGITAL GOD FOR A DIGITAL CULTURE"
Memo's talk explored the relation between users and systems. His talk was challenging and critical and added a whole new layer of thought to the theme of the conference.
He talked about his process of abstracting complex behavior.
Relation between human-crowd
Human behaviors affected by the crowd in relation to science and technology.
Order and chaos
Religion and technology
The Cloud – including entities such as Google, GCHQ etc – is becoming The New Religion. Deepdream edition (2015)
Working in the fields of site-specific public art with parametric data sculpture approach and live audio/visual performance.
Reference: Society of Mind (Minsky, 1986) intelligence > parts
Refik talked about how architecture can enhance experiences
and mapping people's behaviors into public spaces
Communication shaping public spaces
Poetics of augmented spaces by Lev Manovic [university article, 2006]
How people experience spatial forms when filled with multimedia information.
Art as an accepted social form to challenge reality
Larry Bel - addresses the relationship between the art object and its environment through the sculptural and reflective properties of his work.
His work explores the relation between collective experiences and individual mind exploration. "Temporary Immersive Environment Experiments’ which is a research on audio/visual installations by using the state called immersion which is the state of consciousness where an immersant’s awareness of physical self is transformed by being surrounded in an engrossing environment; often artificial, creating a perception of presence in a non-physical world."
Cities + data: San Francisco Open Data
Evvvvil tweet engine [tool]
"Why is 'virtual' often synonymous with 'digital'? "virtuality"—the systematic approximation and representation of reality—existed long before computers."
His talk was about lots of things with a critical historical perspective.
Context > within the context of all contexts
Internet as a centralizing experience
Relations between art and technology
Drawing machines.org - an archive of optical/mechanical/automated drawing machines/devices/aids / geometry in pictures
@teenybiscuit on puppies and cookies = context
fb profile pic ≠ linkedin profile pic = context collapse
VR as a reality deprivation
Which made us think: aren't you deprive or other reality when you are able to be at one place at the time? VR comes to challenges how we define reality.
By sharing ideas you are making it in other's minds.
Interdisciplinarity ≠ intercontextuality
On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen [Book]
by Harold McGee
Synthetic Meat - The Guardian
cultural problems ≠ not technological
tech + food + open culture
Food Phreaking: Journal of Experiments, Exploits and Explorations of the Human Food System
He's talk was about the relations between information and experiences in postdigital. His work combines practice and research as part of one experimental design process.
He talked about sound as communication.
Powers of Ten (1977) [film]
resonance ≠ alienation in relation to how we create meaning.
Sound: time and space.
Stonehenge research on resonance and atmosphere.
Mechanical oscillator (Tesla, 1893) [instructables]
Jacob Kirkegaard - Untitled (Black Metal Square) [youtube]
missmilivolt.com and ∞ sound
Uchronia by helgaschmid.com following natural frequencies (chronobiology) Resonanz: A sociology of the world relation (Rosa, 2016) [book]
Sounds representing reality, like computer key sounds.
Decomputation: deconstructive process > patterns > abstract > create something new
Sounds communicating with each other? Pneumatic Nomadic
We hope that in the future the talks could be recorded so the knowledge exchange can go beyond the people that can afford going to the conference. Because that's the beauty of digital culture, we create it to set us free from the power relations of the non-digital.