Programme for Digital Ecologies II: Fiction Machines

Digital Ecologies II: Fiction Machines

Tuesday 16 July, 2019
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Commons CM107 and 108
Bath Spa University
Newton Park, Newton St Loe, Bath, BA2 9BN

Programme Schedule

 

09:15 – 10:00                    Coffee and Registration                                CM.107/108

 

 

10:00 – 10:15                    Welcome and Introduction:                        CM.107/108

Charlie Tweed (Bath Spa University)

 

 

10:15 – 11:00                    Keynote Lecture 1:                                           CM.107/108

Professor Simon O’Sullivan

 

Fictioning: Mythopoesis, Myth-Science and Mythotechnesis

 

                                           Chair: Charlie Tweed

 

 

 

11:00 – 12.35                    Panel 1: Activist Fictions                                 CM.107/108                        

 

Ami Clarke

covfefe – language in a meme economy

 

Ada Hao

NAUT-ADA: (m)other eye

 

John Wild

Psychogeography in the Digitally Expanded City

 

Alberto Micali

         The machinic conspiracies of data leaks

 

Chair: Ramon Bloomberg

 

 

 

12:35 – 13:30                    Lunch                                                                      Atrium   

                                        

Viewing of Rod Dickinson’s Fear Filter

 

 

13:30 – 13:45                    Performance: Ami Clarke                            Screening Room

       

        Error-Correction: an introduction to future diagrams (2010 –

ongoing) and Low Animal Spirits (2014).

 

 

 

13.45 – 15:00                    Panel 2: Non human Fictions                              CM107/108

 

Stephanie Moran and Alex Hogan

alien holobiontology: a collaborative multi-species eco-sci-fi

 

Jennet Thomas

ANIMAL CONDENSED>ANIMAL EXPANDED

 

Andy Weir

Call for a Geo-fictionalised Atomic Priesthood

 

 

                                Chair: Rebecca Smith

 

 

 

15.00 – 16:35                     Panel 3: Speculative Fictions (parallel)            CM.107/108                                                          

 

Hugh Frost

Mould Map EARTH PANTROPY: Near Future

Visions in Sequential Digital Art.

 

Garfield Benjamin

Human-DEcentred design: Speculative

fiction, design and ethics for a future after   humanity

 

Teodora Sinziana Fartan

Reframing Futures: Speculative Strands and Fictions from an Uneven Aftertime

 

 

Chair: Andy Weir

______________________________________________________________

 

 

15.00 – 16:35                     Panel 4: Post Truth Fictions                      CM.111

                                        (parallel)

 

Maud Craigie

Bad Evidence: The Fictions of Interrogation

 

Michelle Atherton

Repository of Irrational Gestures (RIG’s):

A Performative Lecture/Screening

 

 

Rebecca Smith

Parafictions and Contemporary Art 2008-2018

 

 

Ramon Bloomberg

Facial Fictions: Identity and Recognition in the

                              Smart-City

 

 

Chair: Ami Clarke

 

 

 

16:45 –17.30                     Keynote Lecture 2                                            CM.107/108

 

Tony David Sampson

 

Feeling Facts and Fakes in the Speculative Contagion of  Shock Events

 

 

Chair: Charlie Tweed

 

 

 

17.30                               Wine Reception                                                      CM.107/108

 

 

17:45 – 18.30                   Final Performances & films                               CM.107/108

        

        Performances

 

 

        Harry Meadows and Andy Weir

       

        SPECIFICITIES OF THE PLANETARY ROOM

      

       Screenings

 

                                     Charlie Tweed

       Oporavak

 

       Bjørn Erik Haugen

                                       The Pen is mightier than the Word

 

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