Charles Dickey among group named as 2014 A&S gonfaloniers

May 23 2014

Charles Dickey (Digital Arts & Experimental Media /Neurobiology) is among the six gonfaloniers selected to represent the College of Arts & Sciences at Commencement, taking place on June 14 at Husky Stadium.

The College selects gonfoloniers from a group of students nominated for their excellence in academics, civic engagement, service, leadership, or any dimension of what it means to be an outstanding member of the university community.

Andy Deck on Surveillance Culture, Fri May 23 9:30-1:20 Raitt 221

May 20 2014

NYC-based artist Andy Deck will lead seminar discussion in Prof Shanken's DX490 Surveillance Culture on Friday, May 23 from 9:30am - 1:20pm.  Deck's work Glyphiti (2001) is featured in Shanken's Art and Electronic Media and his work Screening Circle (2006) was commissioned by the Whitney Artport and the Tate Online. Deck will talk about his recent work exploring facial recognition algorithms, particularly with respect to false recognition and false inference. He may also frame issues including drones, satellite imagery, infowar, and privacy/anonymity in the context of prior works, such as Ceci n'est pas un mensonge (a response to Colin Powell's caption-laden satellite photography presented at the U.N.) and Remote Control.

The seminar will be open to the public but seating is limited.

Artist's website

DXARTS at Semana del Sonido in Rosario, Argentina

May 19 2014

Three days of concert presentations of 3D holographic sound works by Daniel Peterson, Richard Karpen, Joseph Anderson, Juan Pampin and Nicholas Varchausky will take place from May 19-21 at the Semana del Sonido Roberto Fontanarrosa Cultural Center in Rosario, Argentina.  Highlighting DXARTS cutting-edge creative work in the research area of Ambisonic holographic sound and spatial sound composition.

Learn more at La Semana at del Sonido Roberto Fontanarrosa Cultural Center introduction page, program, and event page (in Spanish).