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Technology is the New Magic (Restless Futures)

15 May 2015

Regular hours

Friday
08:30 – 17:00

Cost of entry

General £5, Students £3

Central Saint Martins

London, United Kingdom

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  • Tube: King's Cross St Pancras

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Magic and technology are inextricably linked. Technology enchants us. Even more so in its current digital form. We are under a collective spell, or are we? How do we make sense of the omnipresence of digital technologies? What are the design narratives manifest in our constant interaction with digital devices?

About

Technology is the New Magic is a one-day symposium exploring the relationship between magic and technologies and the digital enchantment that permeates contemporary culture.

Speakers

Jussi Parikka Professor of Technological Culture and Aesthetics. Winchester School of Art - University of Southampton

Stuart Nolan Magician & Technologist

Phil Van Allen Professor of Interaction Design Art Centre Pasadena 

Ken Hollings  Writer Lecturer and Broadcaster

Simon Hollington - Artist and Curator

Oliviu Lugojan-Ghenciu Architect and Digital Storyteller
 

Book your tickets through the Platform Theatre box office

 

This event is a part of the Restless Futures programme

 

Schedule

10.00 – 10.15 Registration

10.15 – 10.30 Welcome and Introduction  - Betti Marenko

10.30 – 11.15 Jussi Parikka - Professor of Technological Culture and Aesthetics. Winchester School of Art - University of Southampton. 

11.15 – 12.00 Phil van Allen - Professor of Interaction Design Art Center Pasadena

12.00 – 12.15 coffee break

12.15 – 13.00 Stuart Nolan - Magician and Technologist

13.00 – 13.15 discussion

13.15 – 14.15 lunch break

14.15 – 15.00 Ken Hollings – Writer, Lecturer and Broadcaster

15.00 – 15.45 Simon Hollington - Artist and Curator

15.45 – 16.00 coffee break

16.00 – 16.45 Oliviu Lugojan-Ghenciu - Architect and Digital Storyteller

16.45 – 17.15 discussion and conclusion

17.30 – 18.00 Book Launch: Jussi Parikka A Geology of Media Minnesota Press

18.00 – 20.00 Join the speakers for a drink in the Platform Bar

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