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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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Thursday, August 6 • 17:30 - 18:30
Hybridity Exhibition Opening

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This exhibition emphasizes works, particularly installations, that push at the edges of literature and other forms, and that appeal to other aspects of the sensorium than those we typically associate with reading. Works for example that involve haptic sensation, touch-based interactivity, innovative audio elements, interactive images, or locative technologies.
  • Philippe Bootz and Nicolas Bauffe. Play Music for My Poem.
  • John Murray and Anastasia Salter. From Beyond Hybridity - Ouija Board Project
  • Mez Breeze and Andy Campbell. #Carnivast.
  • Angus Forbes. Poetry Chains and Collocations.
  • Joellyn Rock and Alison Aune. Fish Net Stockings . 
  • Caitlin Fisher and Tony Vieira Mother/Home/heaven.
  • Julie Vulcan and Ashley Scott. RIMA.
  • Claire Donato, Álvaro Seiça and Luc Dall'Armellina. Langlibabex.

Speakers
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Alison Aune

professor, University of Minnesota
I am an artist and art educator with Nordic roots. I have degrees from the University of Massachusetts Amherst (BFA), the University of Minnesota Duluth (MA) and Ohio University (PhD) and I have studied and traveled extensively in Sweden and Norway. My current paintings explore symbolic-decorative patterns found in traditional Nordic textiles and artifacts and these have been exhibited in the USA and Sweden. I regularly present lectures and... Read More →
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Mez Breeze

Creative Director, Mez Breeze Design
Since 1995, Mez's award-winning digital writing and games have been influential in shaping interactive genres. In 2015, Mez has been shortlisted for both the Thiel Grant Award for Online Writing and in the "Games Development" Category of the 2015 MCV Pacific Women In Games List which profiles the: "...most influential women [in] the Australian and New Zealand Games Industries." Her works reside in Collections such as The World Bank, the... Read More →
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Caitlin Fisher

Director, Augmented Reality Lab, York University
Caitlin directs the Augmented Reality Lab at York University where she held the Canada Research Chair in Digital Culture for the past decade. A 2013 Fulbright Chair, she is the recipient of many international awards for digital storytelling including the Electronic Literature Award for Fiction and the Vinaròs Prize for her AR poetry. Caitlin serves on the international Board of Directors for both the Electronic Literature Organization and... Read More →
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Angus Forbes

Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago
Dr. Angus Forbes is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at University of Illinois at Chicago, where he directs the Creative Coding Research Group within the Electronic Visualization Laboratory. His research investigates novel techniques for representing and interacting with complex scientific information, and has appeared recently in IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, ACM Multimedia, IEEE BigData... Read More →
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John Murray

Founder and CTO, Seebright, Inc
I'm a founder of an Augmented Reality company called Seebright. My academic research investigates the boundaries between human-computer interfaces and artificial intelligence used in story systems. I'm mostly interested in multiple participants interacting both through and around computing systems, as well as how representations change as they are processed and interpreted by human and computer partners. I am co-author of Flash, Building the... Read More →
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Joellyn Rock

Assistant Professor of Art & Design, University of Minnesota Duluth
Assistant Professor of Art & Design, Joellyn Rock teaches a mix of digital art and video courses at University of Minnesota Duluth. She is particularly interested in how emerging media is changing the ways that stories can be told. Rock helped to establish the new Motion and Media Across Disciplines Lab (MMADlab) with an interdisciplinary team of colleagues. Her creative work includes digital print, interactive narrative, and multimedia... Read More →
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Anastasia Salter

Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida
Anastasia Salter is an assistant professor in digital media and texts & technology at the University of Central Florida. She is the author of What is Your Quest? From Adventure Games to Interactive Books (University of Iowa Press, 2014) and co-author of Flash: Building the Interactive Web (MIT Press, 2014). She writes for ProfHacker, a blog on technology and pedagogy hosted by the Chronicle of Higher Education.
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Ashley Scott

Artist, SQUIDSILO
Ashley is a musician and media artist whose extensive experience in computing informs his practice. Ashley’s work incorporates mixed audio/visual arts practice involving live music, commissions, gallery works and installation. Recent works include the sound score for Deborah Pollard’s Yowza Yowza Yowza, UOW 2014; Carnival of Animal, Articulate Gallery Sydney, 2013 and music performances Dunedin NZ 2014 & 2011, Formatfest Adelaide and Phnom... Read More →
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Álvaro Seica

PhD Fellow, University of Bergen
Álvaro Seiça is a writer, editor and researcher. He published four poetry books, the most recent being Ö (2014) and permafrost: 20+1 zeptopoemas sms (2012). He holds a MA in Contemporary American Literature, with the thesis 'Transduction: Transfer Processes in Digital Literature and Art' (University of Évora, 2011), winner of the Moser Prize 2013. Seiça has published several poems and essays in different journals... Read More →
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Tony Vieira

Senior researcher, Augmented Reality Lab, York University
Tony Vieira is a musician, composer and media artist who creates immersive visual and sonic landscapes for mobile and locative media. He has composed original music scores for television, indie film, and interactive media, created augmented reality and alternate reality projects for World Pride 2015 Toronto, Art Crawl Hamilton, and is currently developing a locative Pop Story series. Tony holds an MA in Music Composition from York University... Read More →
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Julie Vulcan

Artist, SQUIDSILO
Julie is an interdisciplinary artist whose practice spans performance, installation, durational and site-specific work. Transience and transcendence inform an interest in archived remains and constructed histories. The veracity of mediated memory prompt questions around the motivations behind how we remember, record and rewrite our actions, bodies and traces - past, present and future. Julie has created solo and collaborative works and toured... Read More →

Sponsors
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Lydgalleriet

Lydgalleriet is an experimental gallery for sound based art practices. They are partnering with ELO 2015 by providing space and support for the Hybridity exhibition.



Thursday August 6, 2015 17:30 - 18:30
Lydgalleriet Østre Skostredet 3, 5017 Bergen, Norway

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