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> PUBLIC PANEL IN BRUSSELS

THE INTERCULTURAL AND COMMUNICATIVE  POTENTIAL OF URBAN SCREENS AND MEDIA FACADES

MONDAY 04.10.2010 / 2-6pm

LOCATION: CIVA- International Centre for Urbanism, Architecture and Landscape
Rue de l‘Ermitage 55 Kluisstraat // 1050 Brussels

MFF2010 closing event is happening in Brussels (at iMAL and in public space) during the weekend of the Nuit Blanche, October 1-3. On this occasion, curators and artists will gather in Brussels for a final public panel to share the results of the project and discuss with you the issues and future of urban screens and media facades, and how they can be a new communication format for interconnecting cities beyond borders.

2-2:15pm
Welcome Speech
by CIVA, Yves Bernard (iMAL) and Susa Pop  (initiator of MFF2010)

2:15-2:40pm
Introduction and video documentation of Media Facades Festival Europe 2010

2:40-3:40pm
PANEL SESSION 1                                                                   

THE INTERCULTURAL AND COMMUNICATIVE POTENTIAL OF URBAN SCREENS AND MEDIA FACADES
Which content creates an environmental reference with public participation and interconnects the local scenes on a European level? What are the possibilities to lead an intercultural dialogue through the networked infrastructure of urban screens and media facades? 

3:40-4pm - Open discussion

4:14-5:15pm
PANEL SESSION 2

URBAN SCREENS - A COOPERATION MODEL AT THE INTERFACES OF THE DIGITAL WORLDS, CULTURE, ECONOM, TECHNOLOGY, URBANISM AND PUBLIC AUTHORITIES
Urban Screens are a cooperation model of screensholders, new technology and software developers, urban planners, city marketing, agencies, media designers and public authorities. What are the regulations and public policies for urban screens and media facades? What are technological future models for urban screens to create interaction with the public audience? What are guidelines of recommendation of how to curate urban screens and media facades?

5:15-5:30pm – Open discussions

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> VIDEO SCREENINGS CONFERENCE

Livestream of the Video Screenings Conference

LIVE SKYPE TALKS 
VISIBLE ON THE CHB FACADE BERLIN AND AROUND THE WORLD VIA ONLINE LIVE STREAM

CURATOR: Mirjam Struppek

MFF 2010 Skype Conference  

Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th September 2010 at 8.30 pm we will present worldwide initiatives that successfully present social and cultural content on digital large urban screen displays. We will invite them to join our virtual panel to talk to us via skype about their experiences of curating Urban Screens and the financial models making their Urban Screen sites a successful place for broadcasting cultural content. After the conference we will show a selection of videos contributed by the initatives. This video programme will be screened on Monday and Thursday as well starting at 9pm. Location: CHB window and online public TV.

LOCATION: Collegium Hungaricum Berlin (CHB)  Dorotheenstraße 12 - 10117 Berlin
(inside or outside acording to the weather)

SCHEDULE:

TUESDAY 07.09.2010 / 8:30-10:00pm
Video screening from 10:00pm-0:00am

Videospread, France  (8:35 – 8:55) Céline Jouenne
MIA Screen Milan, Italy  (8:55 – 9:15) Laura Broggi
Public Screen Starvanger, Norway  (9:15 – 9:35) Daniela Arriado
Times Square Allience, New York  (9:35 – 9:55) Glenn Weiss
   

WEDNESDAY 08.09.2010 / 8:30-10:00pm
Video screening from 10:00pm-0:00am

 
Freewaves Los Angeles, USA  (8:35 – 8:55) Anne Bray
Streaming Museum, worldwide  (8:55 – 9:15) Nina Colosi
Yama Screen Istanbul, Turkey  (9:15 – 9:35) Sylvia Kouvali
Big Screen Project, New York, USA  (9:35 – 9:55) Neil Seiling

 

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> MEDIA FACADES SYMPOSIUM AT ARS ELECTRONICA LINZ 
In collaboration with Ars Electronica Futurelab 

MONDAY 06.09.2010 / 10am-5pm

The Ars Electronica Futurelab and Public Art Lab have invited Pioneers that are involved in using architectural surfaces as a sustainable infrastructure for the communication with the modern active citizen. The focus  is on new models of cooperation between socio-political, cultural, architectural aesthetic and comercial interestes realising the new connection between the virtual and real public space.

With kind support of  AG4.

SCHEDULE PART I: REALITY AND VISION

  • 10:00 Welcome Address by Stefan Mittlböck-Jungwirth-Fohringer (AT)
    Director Media and Architecture, Ars Electronica Futurelab and Susa Pop, Managing Director, Public Art Lab
  • 10:15 Introduction by Mirjam Strupek (DE)
    Urban Media Researcher
  • 10:45 Ralf Müller (DE)
    Director, AG4
  • 11:15 Gernot Tscherteu (AT)
    Media and Interaction Designer
  • 12:00 Panel Discussion: Media Facades and Urban Screens
    Nerea Calvillo (SP) (Media Lab Prado Madrid), Heather Corcoran (UK) (Fact Liverpool), Jan Edler (DE) (Realitis:United) Minna Tarkka (FI) (m-cult Helsinki), Marie-Laure Delaby (BE) (iMA L)
  • 12:45 Roundup and Discussion

Moderation: Susa Pop (DE), Managing Director Public Art Lab

SCHEDULE PART II. THE AESTHETIC OF LIGHT / LIGHT POLLUTION

  • 14:00 Dietmar Hager (AT)
    Astrophotograph and Medical Doktor AKH Linz
  • 14:20 Thomas Posch (AT)
    Astronomer and Philosopher, University Vienna
  • 14:40 Othmar Cosar (AT)
    Umweltkriminologe, Kripo Linz
  • 15:00 Andreas Böhlke (DE)
    Lichtplaner, Festival of Lights Berlin
  • 16:00 Panel Discussion: The aesthetics of light
    Dietmar Hager (AT), Itai Kloog (IL), Tom Webster (GB), Chriss Bosse (DE), Thomas Posch (AT)
  • 16:45 Roundup and Discussion

Moderation: Eckehart Loidolt, schneider+schumacher/Wien