- When 5 Jun - 6 Jun 2015
Cnr Oxford St & Greens Rd Paddington
xCommunicate is a symposium of shared experiences and aspirations presented by a network of individuals, organisations and research institutes working in an evolving field of community engagement, urban screens and placemaking in the digital age.
xCommunicate will bring together a spectrum of voices from across the local, national and international digital/new media, community engagement and media architecture sectors.
Discussing the challenges and future of these sectors, xCommunicate connects city planners, arts organisations, architects, creative practitioners, researchers and the public.
Symposium session themes include: The Local Vernacular, Innovation or Alienation? and Future Connections.
UTV and UNSW Art & Design proudly present the xCommunicate Symposium and Exhibition as part of the Vivid Ideas program 2015.
Friday, 5 June, 9.30am-5.30pm
The symposium format includes an opening keynote and morning session before breaking for a networking lunch. There are two shorter afternoon sessions followed by a Q&A panel discussion. Full speaker list here.
VJ Performance and Screening Program
Friday, 5 June, 5.30-9pm
At the close of the symposium a VIP networking event will be held in the UNSW Art & Design courtyard and will include a live VJ performance from our international VJ artist, Christine Coulange, brought to you by Videospread, France.
xCommunicate will launch the prototype of ‘Discussions in Space (DiS)’, a platform that has been developed for public screens by UTV in collaboration with University of Sydney, UNSW and QUT andfunded by The Henry Halloran Trust.
xCommunicate will close with a range of video art works through until 9pm, including a program by French Curator Céline Jouenne from Videospread, student works curated by UNSW TV and a video artwork by Glen Henderson titled “The Lightness Matrix 3 Grande Search”.