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[Papers and Presentations] [DAC2000 Palm Guide]

Wednesday August 2, 2000

11:00-12:00 Registration. Lobby Law Building, University of Bergen.

12:00-12:30 Auditorium 2. Plenary.
Official opening by Jan Rune Holmevik, Conference Chair.

Welcome remarks by Roald Skarsten. Chair, Department of Humanistic Informatics, University of Bergen.

Welcome remarks by Kirsti Koch Christensen, Rektor, University of Bergen.

12:30-13:00 Auditorium 2. Plenary.
Opening Performance: "Quodlibet" Nicole Peyrafitte, Independent Artist, USA, Holland Hopson, Engine 27, USA, and Pierre Joris, SUNY-Albany, USA. [abstract]
13:00-14:00 Auditorium 2. Plenary.
Keynote address: "Reconfiguring the Author: The Virtual Artist in Cyberspace." Mark Amerika. Alt-X Publishing Network, USA. [abstract]

14:15-15:30 Auditorium 2 Auditorium 3
Panel: "Vision 2K"
Chair: Mary Flanagan. State University of New York, Buffalo, USA.

"What is Virtual Light?" Cathryn Vasseleu. University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. [abstract]

"Faculty Subjects" Robert Nideffer. University of California, USA. [abstract]

Panel: "Considering the Virtual" [abstract]
Chair: Espen Aarseth. University of Bergen, Norway.

"Virtuality and Immateriality: Art, Information Technology, and Ideology." Edward Shanken. Duke University, USA.

"The Ideology of the Virtual" Johanna Drucker. The University of Virginia, USA.

"New Media, New Historicisms" Matthew Kirschenbaum. University of Kentucky, USA.

15:30-15:45
Afternoon coffee and tea

15:45-17:00 Auditorium 2 Auditorium 3
Panel: "PlayTime: Markers and Mechanisms of Time in Hypermedia Literature" [abstract]
Chair: Sue Thomas. trAce, UK.

"Dali Clocks: Time Dimensions of Hypertext" Stephanie Strickland. Independent artist, USA.

"Rhythms of Technology" Rob Swigart. Institute for the Future, USA.

"Play On: Plot and Pause Points in Hypermedia Narrative" Marjorie C. Luesebrink. Irvine Valley College, USA.

Panel: "Digital Aesthetics and Computer Games"
Chair: Jay David Bolter. Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

"Questioning Digital Aesthetics" Bo Kampmann Walther. University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark. [abstract]

"Possible approaches to the reception of digital media: the case of Myst" Anne Mangen. Volda University College, Norway. [abstract]

"What computer games can and can't do" Jesper Juul. Soup.dk, Denmark. [abstract]

17:00-18:00
Nordic Interactive: Cocktail Reception

20:00-23:00 Conference Reception. Grand Selskapslokaler
Digital Art installations:

"A Dozen Interactive Movies, 1994-2000" Chris Hales. UWE Bristol, UK. [abstract]

"WORK" Mary Flanagan. State University of New York, Buffalo, USA. [abstract]

Performances:

"The shadow of the network" Alok Nandi. Commediastra/Casterman, Belgium. [abstract]

"Cyborg Mommy: Everything I Know About Computers I Learned From Mother" Pattie Belle Hastings. Independent artist, USA. [abstract]

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Thursday August 3, 2000

09:00-10:15 Auditorium 2 Auditorium 3
Panel: "Digital Landscapes"
Chair: Ande Somby. University of Tromsø, Norway.

"Visualizing historical knowledge using VR technology" Lidunn Mosaker. University of Bergen, Norway. [abstract]

"Ghost Architecture: The Hybrid Spaces of Moving Image Projections" Maria Sieira. University of Missouri, USA. [abstract]

"Cultural Narrative in Augmented Reality" Jay David Bolter. Georgia Institute of Technology, USA. [abstract]

Panel: "eLiterature and eWriters"
Chair: John Cayley. Independent scholar, UK.

"When Digital Literature goes Multimedia: Three German Examples" Roberto Simanowksi. University of Goettingen, Germany. [abstract]

"The Ed Report: An Electronic Epic" William Gillespie and Nick Montfort. Independent artists, USA. [abstract]

"What are writers doing on the net?" Sue Thomas. trAce Online Writing Community, UK. [abstract]

10:15-10:30
Morning coffee and tea

10:30-11:45 Auditorium 2 Auditorium 3
Panel: "Words On the MOOve"
Chair: Cynthia Haynes. University of Texas at Dallas, USA.

"The Word:TheWall(2)" Ann Morrison. Independent artist, Australia. Co-performers: Anna Cicognani and Zina Kaye, Independent artists, Australia. [abstract]

"Between Work and Play: Protocols of Friendship and Community in Text-Based VR" Charles J. Stivale. Wayne State University, USA. [abstract]

"Interface Agents as Whatever-beings" Victor J. Vitanza. University of Texas at Arlington, USA. [abstract]

Panel: "Making, Learning, and Restructuring Digital Arts"
Chair: Marjorie C. Luesebrink. Irvine Valley College, USA.

"veldig.politisk- a digital attempt of restructuring the field of art in Bergen?" Grethe Melby. University of Bergen, Norway. [abstract]

"Using HCI Techniques To Make Digital Art More Ergodic" Julianne Chatelain. Trellix Corporation, USA. [abstract]

"Learning from the Cornell Box" Simon Niedenthal. Art Center College of Design, USA. [abstract]

11:45-13:00
Lunch

13:00-14:00 Auditorium 2. Plenary.
Keynote address: "Building a Community of People with No Time." Victoria Vesna. UCLA, USA. [abstract]

14:15-15:30 Auditorium 2 Auditorium 3
Panel: "Three Takes on Information Culture"
Chair: Dag Elgesem. University of Bergen, Norway.

"Reading-View(s)ing the Über-box: a critical view on a popular prediction" Anders Fagerjord. University of Oslo, Norway. [abstract]

"After the Gold Rush: Sustainable Information Culture" Stuart Moulthrop. University of Baltimore, USA. [abstract]

Panel: "Embodiment, Hyperfiction, and Authorship"
Chair: Matthew Kirschenbaum. University of Kentucky, USA.

"'There is no simple way to say this': On narratological models and hyperfiction" Anna Gunder. Uppsala University, Sweden. [abstract]

"The Distributed Author: Creativity In the Age of Computer Networks" Christiane Heibach. University of Erfurt, Germany. [abstract]

15:30-15:45
Afternoon coffee and tea

15:45-17:00 Auditorium 2 Auditorium 3
Forum: "Time For No One, Hypermedia Duration" [abstract]
Chair: Adrian Miles, RMIT, Australia.

Stuart Moulthrop. University of Baltimore, USA.

Nancy Kaplan. University of Baltimore, USA.

Markku Eskelinen. Provosoft, Finland.

Raine Koskimaa. University of Jyväskylä, Finland.

Adrian Miles. Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia.

Forum: "What is research in digital arts & design?" [abstract]
Chair: Lone Malmborg. Malmö University College, Sweden.

Colin Beardon. University of Plymouth, UK.

Lone Malmborg. Malmö University College, Sweden.

Minna Tarkka. Media Lab, University of Art and Design, Finland.

19:00-23:00 Banquet Fløyen Folkeresturant
Performance:

"The Stories of The 7 Speaking Mountains" Tulle Ruth Koefoed-Jespersen. Independent artist, Norway. [abstract]

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Friday August 4, 2000

10:15-10:30
Morning coffee and tea

10:30-11:45 Auditorium 2 Auditorium 3
Panel: "Digital Art and 'The Glitch'" [abstract]
Chair: Alok Nandi. Commediastra/Casterman. Belgium.

"Active Vision" Andrea Polli. Columbia College, USA, and Carol Genetti. Independent artist, USA. [abstract]

"Digital Art and The Glitch: Topology of Error" Maja Kuzmanovic. Starlab, The Netherlands, Belinda Barnet. University of New South Wales, Australia, and Nik Gaffney. Independent artist, Germany.

Panel: "Reading The Code – Literary Approaches To Cybertext" [abstract]
Chair: Nancy Kaplan. University of Baltimore, USA.

"Reading Hyperfiction - Mission Impossible?" Rasmus Blok. University of Aarhus, Denmark.

"Reading Cybertexts - An Empirical Approach" Raine Koskimaa. University of Jyväskylä, Finland.

"Writing with the Code - a Cybertextual Poetics" Søren Pold. University of Aarhus, Denmark.

11:45-13:00
Lunch

13:00-14:00 Auditorium 2. Plenary.
Keynote address: "Embodied Interaction and the Aesthetics of Behavior." Simon Penny. Carnegie Mellon University, USA. [abstract]

14:15-15:30 Auditorium 2 Auditorium 3
Panel: "From Monologic to Dialogic Cybertext" [abstract]
Chair: Victor J. Vitanza. University of Texas at Arlington, USA.

"Cybertext palimpsests - literature to the nth degree" Markku Eskelinen. Provosoft, Finland.

"Against immersion – notes for non-virtual reality design" Gonzalo Frasca. Georgia Institute of Technology, USA.

"Cut to Future: The Prospect of an Ergodic Cinema" Collin Gifford Brooke. Old Dominion University, USA. [abstract]

Panel: "The User's Games and Gratifications" [abstract]
Chair: Roald Skarsten. University of Bergen, Norway.

"Why consider gender in computing? But then again, how can we not?" Hilde Corneliussen. University of Bergen, Norway.

"Playing with Players" Torill E. Mortensen. Volda University College, Norway.

"Values and style in online discussion cultures" Janne CH Bromseth. Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway.

15:30-15:45
Afternoon coffee and tea

15:45-17:00 Auditorium 2. Plenary.
Forum: "Critical Technical Practices" [abstract]
Chair: Phoebe Sengers. German National Computer Science Research Center, Germany.

Simon Penny. Carnegie Mellon University, USA.

Phoebe Sengers. German National Computer Science Research Center, Germany.

Noah Wardrip-Fruin. New York University, USA.

19:00-23:00 Fjord Cruise with M/S Midthordland

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