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Welcome to ELO 2015 in Bergen this summer! Join the discussion on Twitter (#ELO2015) or Facebook. Events in Egget, Auditorium A and B and selected art events will be live streamed and archived. Email elo2015@gmail.com if you have questions.
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Tuesday, August 4 • 17:30 - 18:30
Kid E-Lit Exhibition Opening

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The Kid E-Lit exhibition showcases experimental electronic literature for children and teenagers alongside popular Nordic children's and young adult's book apps for tablets. The exhibition is organized in collaboration with Bergen Public Library and is funded by Nordic Cultural Point. The exhibition includes seven works selected from submissions to the ELO2015 arts program as well as two works from each of the Nordic countries. 


Exhibited works selected from ELO 2015 submissions:
  • Mark Marino and The Marino Family: Mrs. Wobbles and The Tangerine House
  • Emilie Barbier, Ana Abril Hernández, Leja Hočevar, Luis Javier Pisonero and Mario Azna “The Tower of Jezik
  • Aleatory Funkhouser: “My Own Alphabet
  • Pierre Fourny, Guillaume Jacquemin, Serge Bouchardon, Luc Dall'Armellina and Hélène Caubel: “Typomatic"
  • Jorge Andrés Gómez, Baptiste Ingrand, Florine Morestin: “Poetracking
  • LeAnn Erickson: “They were asked to serve, and math was their secret weapon. The Computer Wore Heels iPad app”

Exhibited works from the Nordic countries provide examples of how iPads and other tablets have become platforms for multimodal and interactive stories for children and teenagers. 

Nordic collaborators are Herdis Moldøen (Bergen Public Library, Norway), Nina Goga (Bergen University College,  Nordic Journal of Childlit Aesthetics, Norway), Raine Koskimaa (University of Jyväskylä, Finland), Kaisa Ahvenjärvi (Finnish Institute for Children’s Literature, Finland), Juha Halinen (Jyväskylä Public Library, Finland), Maria Engberg (Malmö University, MEDEA, Sweden), Søren Pold (Aarhus University, Denmark), Nina Christiansen (Center for Children’s Literature, Aarhus, Denmark), Martin Campostrini (Roskilde Library, Denmark), Serena Borsello (Aarhus Kommunes Biblioteker, Denmark). 

This exhibition is supported by the Nordic Council. A printed catalogue will be available to attendees. 

Moderators
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Jill Walker Rettberg

Professor, University of Bergen, Norway
Jill Walker Rettberg is Professor of Digital Culture at the University of Bergen, where she researches ways in which we tell stories online. Her latest book is Seeing Ourselves Through Technology: How We Use Selfies, Blogs and Wearable Devices to See and Shape Ourselves, which is available in print from Palgrave or as a free digital download. Her earlier work is on hypertext fiction, blogging, electronic literature and digital art, and she is... Read More →

Speakers
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Emilie Barbier

MA student, University of Paris 8
Currently completing my studies in literary translation and digital literature. I'm particularly interested in the translation of e-lit and in children's digital literature.
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Serge Bouchardon

Professor, University of Technology of Compiegne
Serge Bouchardon graduated in literature from the Sorbonne University (France). After working as a project manager in the educational software industry, he wrote his dissertation on interactive literary narrative. He is currently full Professor in Communication Sciences and Director of the COSTECH laboratory at the University of Technology of Compiègne (France). His research focuses on digital creation, in particular digital literature... Read More →
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LeAnn Erickson

Professor, Temple University, Philadelphia PA
I'm a university professor and a film/media maker. During the ELO conference I will be sharing information about my iPad app "The Computer Wore Heels". I am also very interested in tiny houses and sustainable living and have begun a travel project centering on these topics- http://turtleshelltrailer.com/.
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Baptiste Ingrand

Student, University of Paris 8
avatar for Guillaume Jacquemin

Guillaume Jacquemin

Creative Technologist, Buzzing Light
Interactive design & digital art
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Mark Marino

Mark writes and teaches in Los Angeles. He Tweets at @markcmarino

Sponsors
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Bergen Public Library

Bergen Public Library provides key support for the Kid E-lit exhibition and for events held in the library.
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Nordic Cultural Fund

The Nordic Culture Fund’s primary aim is to promote and invest in Nordic cultural co-operation, and they fund arts and culture projects involving at least three Nordic countries. Their financing made the Kid E-Lit exhibition possible, and allowed us to establish a Nordic network that has developed the Nordic selections for the exhibition, which will later visit other Nordic countries.


Tuesday August 4, 2015 17:30 - 18:30
Bergen Public Library Strømgaten 6, 5015 Bergen, Norway

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