One of the reasons there aren’t so many new postings on this blog is the international MediaCity 2010 Conference
that will take place at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
this autumn. I am the main organizer of this event, where over 60 scientists, activists and artists will meet and discuss about the city and media. The main topic of the conference is “Interaction of Architecture
, Media and Social Phenoma”. The international scientific conference will take place the 29th to 31st October 2010.
btw, I did the design, too ^_^
be sure to check out the nice wallpapers as well!
The 3rd MediaCity conference will investigate how new media re-define social settings and urban spaces and how they influence architecture as well as media art & design in urban contexts, thus constituting new social and cultural practices.
Today, media create opportunities for diverse forms of connections between people and spaces, enabling and forming flows of information. New digital places for information and communication emerge, and the context of existing spaces is transformed by the joint impact of media and architecture, thus leading to new forms of social and cultural practices. The public sphere, the communication in ubiquitous networks, and the interaction with digital content will be a thematic focus. The conference addresses different approaches and methods of research in four sessions and three workshops, exploring these themes in a focused way.
More information can be found at: http://www.mediacityproject.org/2010