D>Art.05 – DISTRIBUTED ART, Sydney September 2005

dLux media arts is proud to present and invite you to D>Art.05, its eighth annual showcase of mobile, video, sound and web works. D>Art.05 is focusing on distributed media in a month long program of exhibitions, forum and screenings.
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D>Art.05 Exhibition

An exciting exhibition of new Web, Sound and Mobile Phone art from
Australia and overseas. D>Art.05 will feature Mobile Journeys, a
national initiative exploring the creative potential of mobile and
hand-held devices.

Where: Sydney Opera House Exhibition Hall [entry free]

When: 10 August – 4 September 2005

Opening Times: Tuesday – Saturday: 11am – 8pm / Sundays: 10am – 6pm

D>Art.05 Forum: Distributed Art – Excavation, Ecology and Evolution

Exploring the histories and near future of distributed art in a
networked age. Leading speakers from the arts, business and legal
professions will explore the key issues and technologies that are
shaping the contemporary media environment.

Where: Museum of Sydney

When: 12 August 9.30 – 5pm

Tickets: $60 / $45 members & concession (inc. lunch). Bookings essential – www.dlux.org.au

D>Art.05 Screenings

D>Art.05 Screen showcases new Australian video with an emphasis on
experimentation, exploration and compositional innovation. To celebrate
our forthcoming 25th anniversary D>Art.05 will also feature a
retrospective screening program of Australian and International short
film and video works from our archive.

Where: Chauvel Cinemas Paddington

When: 31 August 6.30pm

For bookings and more nformation about D>Art.05 go to www.dlux.org.au

D>Art.05 FORUM

DISTRIBUTED ART – EXCAVATION, ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION

Museum of Sydney, Friday 12 August

10am – 5pm, registration from 9.30am

dLux media arts is proud to present its D>Art.05 Forum, Distributed
Art – Excavation, Ecology and Evolution! Seats for this one-day forum
are strictly limited, so register quickly on www.dlux.org.au

Registration for the full day is $60 ($45 dLux members / concession) and includes lunch and morning and afternoon tea.

The D>Art.05 Forum will explore the histories and near future of
distributed art in a networked age. The program is divided into three
thematic sessions with leading speakers from the arts, business and
legal professions exploring the key issues and technologies that are
shaping the contemporary media environment:

Welcome

David Cranswick (Director dLux media arts) and Dr Mari Velonaki (President dLux media arts)

Session 1: Excavation: the history of distributed art and technologies

Distributed practice from mail art to 3G networks, narrow and broadcasting models.

Speakers: Dr. Norie Neumark and Annmarie Chandler (co-editors of At a
Distance: Precursors to Art and Activism on the Internet), Jennifer
Wilson (Head HWW Mobile), Rob Hutchinson (Head of ABC New Media &
Digital Services Interface Stream)

Chair: Dr. Anna Cicognani (Telstra BigPond and dLux media arts board member)

Session 2: Ecology: cultural, commercial, legal & regulatory environments

Censorship issues, creative commons licensing and the social and commercial implications of distributed practice

Speakers: Professor Brian Fitzgerald (Head School of Law QUT and
project leader for Creative Commons in Australia), Carolyn Lidgerwoord
(senior lawyer at Gilbert & Tobin, specialised in regulatory
aspects of the digital economy)

Chair: Claudia Sagripanti (Chairperson AIMIA Mobile Content Industry Development Group)

Session 3: Evolution: new structures – new world

Explores new distribution methods, such as BitTorrent, pod casting and
hypertext video, and the structural and theoretical changes they
suggest.

Speakers: Dr Silvia Pfeiffer (Head of Networked Media Systems, CSIRO
ICT Centre), Dr Melinda Rackham (Director Australian Network for Art
and Technology and Web Artist) Mick Stanic (Co-Founder of The Podcast
Network and Technology Evangelist)

Chair: Adriaan Stellingwerff (Program Manager dLux media arts)

For more information on the forum and other D>Art.05 events, please visit www.dlux.org.au

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