Stem sounds and Bush-scopes
Erik Sjodin

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9

Time: 09.30 17.30
Location: Spikeri, Maskavas iela 12/1 (3rd floor)
Entrance: free.

09.30 – 10.00 Registration and coffee.

10.00 – 10.05 Welcome and introduction by Rasa Smite and Raitis Smits / RIXC.

10.05 – 12.25 [Plenary session: keynote lectures]

Michel Bauwens. PEAK ENERGY, PEAK HIERARCHY, OPEN EVERYTHING (60min-talk + 15min-discussions)
Ludger Hovestadt, Vera Bühlmann. ENERGY IN THE METALITHICUM ERA – DOMESTICATING THE WEATHER (50min + 15min)

12.25 – 12.30 Coffee / Herbal break

12.30 – 14.40 [Panel 1] CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF SUSTAINABILITY

Arnbjörn Ólafsson. WE’VE LOST THE MONEY, BUT WE STILL HAVE THE ENERGY! SUSTAINABILITY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY IN ICELAND (20min + 5min)
John Reshaur Enevoldsen. ENERGY ISLAND SAMSØ IN A CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE (20min + 5min)
Tina Finnas. VISUAL VOLTAGE – REFLECTIONS ON ENERGY (20min + 5min)

Coffee break (5min)

Janis Kleperis, Liga Grinberga, Imants Dirba, Ilze Klepere. RESEARCHES OF HYDROGEN TECHNOLOGIES IN LATVIA (20min + 5min)
Bartaku. PhoEf: THE UNDISCLOSED POÉSIS OF THE PHOTOVOLTAIC EFFECT [on food] (20min + 5min)

14.40 – 15.30 Lunch break

15.30 – 17.30 [Panel 2] ENERGY IN NATURE AND SOCIETY

Christina Stadlbauer. EXPLORING OUR PRIVATE POWER LINES (20min + 5min)
Tiina Sööt. UNDERSTANDING OF ECOLOGY IN HUMANITIES (10min + 5min)
Thomas Traxler. THE IDEA OF A TREE (15min + 5min)
Jon Cohrs. SHOW ME THE MONEY! (15min + 5min)
Solvita Krese. SURVIVAL KIT (15min + 5min)

17.00 – 17.30 On-line lecture: Marko Peljhan. TACTICAL LANDSCAPES – NORTHERN PERSPECTIVES – live online from US (20min + 10min).

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10

Time: 11.00 18.00
Location: Spikeri, Maskavas iela 12/1 (3rd floor)
Entrance: free.

11.00 – 12.00 [Panel 3] INFORMATION AND ENERGY

Julian Priest. WHOIS ENERGY (20min + 5min)
Niamh McDonnell. THE ENERGETICS OF DIGITAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS (15min + 5min)
Gert Aertsen. ATKN: A TRIBUTE TO KARL L. NESSLER (15min + 5min)

12.00 – 14.00 [Online session] THE QUEST FOR A SUSTAINABLE IMMOBILITY.

Discussion on the current explosion of hypermobility and sustainability issues related to it – introducing forthcoming Electrosmog festival. Moderated by Eric Kluitenberg, live online connection between De Balie/Amsterdam and Energy conference/Riga.

14.00 – 15.00 Lunch break

15.00 – 18.00 [Panel 4] SCIENCE AND ART OF RENEWABLE ENERGY

Juris Zhagars. ENERGY FUTURE (20min + 5min)
Terike Haapoja. INTERIORS – EXTERIORS. NATURE SCIENTIFIC WORLDVIEWS AND NEW TECHNOLOGY IN ART (20min + 5min)
Ákos Maróy. BIO.DISPLAY (15min + 5min)
Ingrīda Šahta. THE GARMENTS WITH INTEGRATED MICROCLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM (15min+5min)

Coffee / Herbal break (10 min)

Anu Osva. ArsBioARCTICA – ART AND SCIENCE COOPERATION IN KILPISJÄRVI  (15min + 5min)
Erik Sjodin. STEM SOUNDS AND BUSH-SCOPES (15min + 5min)
Lise Skou. ART WITHIN THE FIELD OF ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE (15min + 5min)
Signe Pucena. TECHNOLOGY MYTH (10min + 5min)
Rasa Smite, Raitis Smits. ART AND RENEWABLE ENERGY NETWORK (10min + 5min)