11.0563 Arts and Technology conference

Humanist Discussion Group (humanist@kcl.ac.uk)
Wed, 4 Feb 1998 18:31:13 +0000 (GMT)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 11, No. 563.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

Date: Wed, 4 Feb 1998 10:03:40 -0500
From: David Green <david@ninch.org>
Subject: Arts and Technology Conference posting

FEBRUARY 4, 1998

circuits@nys: the arts in a digital age
March 27 - 29, Palisades, NY

Registration is soon to close for this innovative conference organized by
New York's arts community on the relationship between new technology and
the arts.

David Green

>Date: Tue, 03 Feb 1998 18:28:44 +0000
>From: Kevin Duggan <sponsor@artswire.org>
>Organization: New York Foundation For the Arts
>circuits@nys: the arts in a digital age

How to use the latest technology to create, present and promote the arts
will be the topic of the Governor's Conference on Art and Technology,
"circuits@nys", sponsored by the New York State Council on the Arts
(NYSCA) in partnership with the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA).

Activities begin March 26, 1998 with a conference kick-off event at the
New York Information Technology Center in Manhattan's downtown "Silicon
Alley" and continue with a 2 1/2 day conference from March 27 - 29 at
the Palisades Executive Conference Center in Palisades, New York.

Over 45 sessions will be offered, including hands-on learning
experiences, roundtable discussions, policy review and case studies.
Speakers include Stephen Johnson, co-founder of the leading web magazine
"Feed," and author of "Interface Culture: How New Technology Transforms
The Way We Create And Communicate;" Joan Shikegawa of the Rockefeller
Foundation; and renowned video artist and founder of the Kitchen, Steina
Vasulka. Organizations represented include: the Soho Guggenheim Museum,
the American Museum of the Moving Image, Dia Center for the Arts,
Creative Time; ECHO, Pseudo, NINCH, the Benton Foundation, the World
Wide Web Consortium and The Electronic Frontier Foundation.

The conference will also feature performances, installations, computer
animation, and artist CD-ROMS and web projects, including artists from
the 5th Annual New York Digital Salon, as well as SIGGRAPH^Rs annual
computer graphics conference. New tech companies will also be on hand
to demonstrate cutting-edge software and hardware.

The Palisades Conference Center features state-of-the-art conference
rooms in a beautifully-landscaped setting, plus a health and fitness
center, swimming pool, spa, tennis courts, and deluxe guest rooms
equipped with a computer. Accommodations and meals are included in

Registration fees for the full conference begin at $100. Registration
forms can be downloaded from the conference website at
www.circuitsnys.org. For additional information, call 212-366-6900 ext.
342, or email to circuits@circuitsnys.org.

"circuits@nys" is made possible with major funding from the New York
State Council on the Arts, in partnership with the New York Foundation
for the Arts, the Empire State Development Corporation, and Bell
Atlantic. Corporate sponsorship includes: America Online, IBM and Rudin
Management. Partners include: Arts & Business Council, Media Alliance,
Museum Association of NYS, the New York State Alliance of Arts
Organizations, NYS Alliance for Arts Education and Volunteer Lawyers for
the Arts.

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