ESPIONAGE TECHNOLOGIES AND ART
June 1- 2, Liepaja Karosta.
 

Programme

June 1, 2007. Day 1: [spying and security] [electromagnetic cosmology]

13.30 – 14.00 Registration and coffee.

Welcome and introduction:

14.00 – 14.05 (5 min.)
Prof. Dr. paed. Oskars Zīds, rector of Liepaja Academy of Pedagogy

14.05 – 14.15 (10 min.)
Dr. art Aija Urdze-Druvaskalne, founder and director of Art Research Lab at Liepaja Academy of Pedagogy

14.15 – 15.00 Keynote (40 min. (talk) + 5 min. (for questions))
Konrad Becker /Global Security Alliance/AT. CULTURAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE ART OF SECURITY

[Panel 1] Intelligence and Defense : Culture and Ideology of Spying and Security. Moderator: Mara Traumane

15.00 – 15.25 (20 min. (talk) + 5 min. (for questions))
Andrey Smirnov /Theremin Center for Electroacoustic Music at Moscow State Conservatory/RU. GOOD VIBRATIONS: THE ART AND SOUND OF ESPIONAGE

15.25 – 15.50 (20 min. (talk) + 5 min. (for questions))
Eric Kluitenberg, media theorist/De Balie/NL. THE RIGHT TO DISCONNECT

15.50 – 16.10 (15 min. (talk) + 5 min. (for questions))
Ansis Zunde, philosopher /Institute of Philosophy and Sociology at Latvian Science Academy/LV. CONSTRUCTION OF SPYER AND ART OF LIFE. TWO CASES: OIDIP AND SOCRAT
(in Latvian)

16.10 - 16.25 coffee break

[Panel 2] Electromagnetic Cosmology, Spectral Ecology and EMF Research. Moderator: Rasa Smite

16.25 - 16.50 (20 min. (talk) + 5 min. (for questions)

Dr. biol. Antons Kolodinskis /Biology Institut of Latvian University/LV. ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS AND HUMAN HEALTH: MYTHS AND REALITY

16.50 – 17.15 (20 min. (talk) + 5 min. (for questions))
Karlis Berzins, astronomer /VIRAC/LV. ELECTROMAGNETIC COSMOLOGY AND BEYOND

17.15 – 17.40 (20 min. (talk) + 5 min. (for questions))
Maxence Layet, researcher /CIIREM, Centre de Recherche et díInformation Indťpendantes/FR THE BEE, THE BIRD AND THE COW: ELECTROSMOG AND BIODIVERSITY, A STATE OF THE ART

17.40 – 18.00 (15 min. (talk) + 5 min. (for questions))
Adam Hyde, media artist /r a d i o q u a l i a/NZ-NL. EM WAVES GOODBYE

 

June 2, 2007. Day 2: [war technologies] [electromagnetic myth]

[Panel 3] Military Technology Conversion : from Warfare to Art and Militarization of Entertainmet Industry. Moderator: Eric Kluitenberg

11.00 – 11.20 (15 min. (talk) + 5 min. (for questions))
Dr. philol. Ilva Skulte /Riga Stradina University/LV. THE LANGUAGE OF WAR

11.20 – 11.50 (25 min. (talk) + 5 min. (for questions))
Spectral Investigations Collective /FR. VOODOO PLANET. HISTORY OF THE ROLE PLAYED BY ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM TECHNOLOGIES IN MILITARY STRATEGIES, FROM COLD WAR TO WAR ON TERROR

11.50 – 12.10 (15 min. (talk) + 5 min. (for questions))
Janis Garancs, artist /x-i.net/LV-DE. PRIVACY TRADE NETWORKS: INTERFACES FOR PEER-TO-PEER SOUSVEILLANCE SERVICES

12.10 – 12.20 coffee break

12.20 – 12.55 (30 min. (talk) + 5 min. (for questions))
Evelina Domnitch and Dmitry Gelfand /Portable Palace/US. SONOLEVITATION

20 min. + 5-10 min. (for questions)

12.55 – 13.30 (30 min. (talk)+ 5 min. (for questions))
Jan-Peter E.R. Sonntag, artist /sonArc/DE. SONARC-PROJECT. BETWEEN ELECTRICITY RESEARCH, VIDEO, SPATIAL INSTALLATION AND PERFORMANCE

13.30 – 14.30 lunch break

[Panel 4] Technology Myth, Aristic Interpretations and Contemporary Ghost Stories. Moderator: Adam Hyde

14.30 – 14.50 (15 min. (talk) + 5-10 min. (for questions)
Normunds Kozlovs /Riga Stradina University/LV. MYTH AND WAR IN A RIGHT WING COUNTER-CULTURE

14.50 – 15.10 (15 min. (talk) + 5 min. (for questions))
Martin John Callanan, artist /UK. ETHNOLOGY OF SOLITUDE

15.10 – 15.30 (15 min. (talk) + 5 min. (for questions))
Sara Kolster, artist /umatic/NL. THE LITTLE STAR

15.30 – 15.40 coffee break

15.40 – 16.00 (15 min. (talk) + 5 min. (for questions))
Rasa Smite/MPL, LPA/RSU/RIXC and Linda Vebere /RIXC/LV. ELECTROMAGNETIC MYTH AND REALITY OF SKRUNDA SIGNAL. 'WOODPECKER' AND 'HENHOUSE'?

16.00 – 16.35 (30 min. (talk)+ 5 min. (for questions))
Derek Holzer, sound artist /umatic/NL
PARTICLECHAMBER: THEREMIN-CONTROLLED MANIPULATION OF FIELD RECORDINGS.
AN INTRODUCTION TO ELECTROMYSTICISM.

16.35 – 17. 00 final discussion

Global Security Alliance

 
RIXC / ART+COMMUNICATION 2007