Events

Events associated with DCS@KCL will be given here.

Digital Culture Seminars, King’s College London 2012

Seminar 1: Social Media and Political Activism

Thursday February 9th, 4pm-6pm Anatomy Museum, 6th Floor Strand Campus, King’s College London

POSTPONED: Seminar 2: Livecoding: music, programming, meaning

This semina is postponed due to av difficulties in the venue.

Seminar 3 will be scheduled now for the October 2012 Arts and Humanities Festival at King’s College London. Details forthcoming.

Seminar Details

Seminar 1: Social Media and Political Activism

Thursday February 9th, 4pm-6pm Anatomy Museum, 6th Floor Strand Campus, King’s College London

Three presentations followed by open discussion.

“Follow me.. but don’t ask me to lead you!: Social media, contemporary activism, and the question of leadership”

Paolo Gerbaudo, Middlesex University and American University in Cairo

“Cyberprotest or Cyberterror: Legitimising Online Direct Action”

Fidele A. Vlavo, Centre for Media and Culture Research, London South Bank University

“Contextualising Public Extensions of Private Action”

Eleftheria Lekakis, Centre for the Study of Global Media and Democracy, Goldsmiths College Dan Mercea,  The Hague University

Chair: Tim Jordan, King’s College London.

POSTPONED: Seminar 2: Livecoding: music, programming, meaning

This event will not happen till a later date due to av difficulties in the venue.

Postponed: Thursday April 5th, 4pm-6.30pm discussion, 6.30pm-9pm Live Livecoding Performance Anatomy Museum, 6th Floor Strand Campus, King’s College London

Three Livecoders each present short extract from their work, discuss how they create music within coding and reflect on the meaning of their livecoding.

Following discussion there will be live performances.

Alex McLean

Alex McLean is one third of slub, who have been making people dance to their algorithms since 2001, and a researcher at the University of Sheffield. He improvises ambient gabba using his Tidal and Texture live coding languages.

Thor Magnusson

Thor Magnusson is a musician and developer of music software, interested in the philosophy of technology and alternative ways of making/experiencing new creative content. He recently created the ixi lang for musical live coding performances.

Michele Pasin

Michele Pasin has been creating algorithmic music and performing livecoding events since 2008, mostly using the Impromptu software, based on the scheme programming language. He is currently  a researcher in digital humanities at Kings College London.

Chair: Tim Jordan, King’s College London.

Seminar 3: To Be Announced:

May/June 2011

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