art and science international meeting
low power society and thought strategies
trancoso | portugal | june 21 to 23. 2007
free admitance
Roy Ascott Ascott is founding president of the Planetary Collegium, and Professor of Technoetic Art, University of Plymouth, England, and Visiting Professor in Design|Media Arts at UCLA. He was Vice-President and Dean of San Francisco Art Institute, California; Professor of Communications Theory, University of Applied Arts, Vienna; Professor of Fine Art, Minneapolis College of Art; and President of Ontario College of Art, Toronto. He served on the Art and Media Panel of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (2001-2004). Pioneer of telematic art , Ascott has shown at the Venice Biennale, Electra Paris, Ars Electronica Linz, V2 Holland, Milan Triennale, Biennale do Mercosul, Brazil, European Media Festival, and has initiated many online projects, including the seminal work of "distributed authorship", La Plissure du Texte: a planetary fairytale (1983). Founding editor of Technoetic Arts, he's also on editorial boards of Leonardo, LEA, and Digital Creativity. He has advised new media centres and festivals in Europe, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Japan, Korea and the USA, as well as the CEC and UNESCO. He convenes the annual international Consciousness Reframed conferences. See: Ascott, R. 2003. Telematic Embrace: visionary theories of art, technology and consciousness. Edited with an introduction by Edward A. Shanken. Berkeley: University of California Press. 

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