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Refresh in Toronto

REFRESH! Conference and Discussion on the Histories of Media Art, Science and Technology

Conference:
Sept. 28 – Oct. 1 at the Banff Centre for the Arts
Live streaming at the Goethe-Institut Toronto

Discussion at the Goethe-Institut Toronto:
Wednesday, October 5, 2005, 7 pm
Professor Dieter Daniels of Leipzig, Germany
and new media artists and experts David Rokeby and Nina Czegledy
Goethe-Institut Toronto
163 King St. West, St. Andrew subway
Toronto 416/593-5257
Admission free

Refresh! will address questions of historiography, methodology and the role of institutions of media art. The conference will contain key debates about the function of inventions, artistic practice, the prominent role of sound during the last decades and will emphasize the importance of intercultural and pop culture themes in the histories of media art.

The conference at the Banff Centre for the Arts (Sept. 28 – Oct. 1) gathers international experts to discuss the past, present and future roles of media art in our society. Guests from Germany include Dr. Oliver Grau, art history professor from Berlin and author of the MIT publication “Virtual Art. From Illusion to Immersion,” Dr. Andreas Broeckmann, Director of Germany’s foremost new media festival, the Transmediale; and Prof. Dieter Daniels, widely published art historian and media theorist from Leipzig.

ON OCTOBER 5 DIETER DANIELS DISCUSSES THE MOST IMPORTANT INSIGHTS TO COME OUT OF THE REFRESH! CONFERENCE WITH TORONTO AUDIENCES.

NEW MEDIA ARTISTS AND EXPERTS NINA CZEGLEDY AND DAVID ROKEBY WILL JOIN PROFESSOR DANIELS AS CO-DISCUSSANTS ON OCTOBER 5 AT THE GOETHE-INSTITUT TORONTO.

For more information contact:
Doina Popescu, Programme Coordinator
Goethe-Institut Toronto
Arts1@toronto.goethe.org
www.goethe.de/toronto

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