Art Papers

Spatial Politics/Spatial Ontologies

Tuesday, 12 August 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM | Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Rooms 118-120 Session Chair: Teri Rueb, University at Buffalo, Department of Media Study

Malleable Environments and the Pursuit of Spatial Justice in the Bronx

Participatory performances and a mobile cinema application employing user-generated content are used as a starting point for location-based cinema walks, facilitating conversation on the evolving nature of urban spatial justice in New York City.

Melanie Crean
Parsons the New School for Design

A Piece of the Pie Chart: Feminist Robotics

This paper discusses A Piece of the Pie Chart, a robotic gallery installation that addresses gender inequity in the tech world.

Annina Rüst
Syracuse University

Nervous Ether: Soft Aggregates, Interactive Skins

Nervous Ether is a prototype installation of a spatial envelope, consisting of an aggregate cellular pneumatic weave that operates as an instrument to register and communicate remote environmental information, while also developing affective interaction with inhabitants.

Kathy Velikov
University of Michigan, RVTR

Geoffrey Thün
University of Michigan, RVTR

Mary O'Malley

Wiltrud Simbuerger
University College London