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The Carnival of e-Creativity & Change-agents Conclave
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Those who DID attend (P) & UNaccompanied Presentations (UP)
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Zazie (Germany/Austria)
Zazie was born in Germany, where she studied Architecture and Product Design before working for several years as a professional photographer for different Austrian and German newspapers, magazines and book publishers. She went digital in 1997, and quickly became aware of the possibilities to carry forward the interests she had developed for surrealism during her earlier studies. Her extraordinary new works soon began to be seen, and awarded, in surrealist or digital group exhibitions across the EU, USA and Australia. She has been featured as a cover-story of the "IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications" magazine, and some of her works are now even used as a basis for Arts teaching in Upper Austria. Her very popular internet web site (since 2001) showcases much of Zazie's work on an ongoing basis, but also features lots of other digital and surrealist artists, and an entire section dedicated to collaborative digital artworks and common projects.
In CeC & CaC 2006, Zazie will be personally presenting a very special collection of her digital-still-imaging in a public auditorium-session. This has been specifically formatted for the event in collaboration with Mingo, an audio-video artist and friend.
***Post-event insertion: Zazie led a digital imaging workshop for the Post-Gradutate 2nd year batch of New Media students from the National Institute of Design (Ahmedabad) in the Lecture-Room of the IIC-Annexe, late-afternoon January 29.

     

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Hannes Leopoldseder (Austria)
Hannes Leopoldseder is a Ph. D. and professor, most easily recognized internationally as co-founder of the globally iconic Ars Electronica and Linzer Klangwolke (1979), initiator of the Prix Ars Electronica (1987) and conceptualizer of the Ars Electronica Center (1991), all of which are now counted amongst the most important events and entities in the world with regard to electronics in culture and the arts. He has extensively published works in connection with the Ars Electronica, Prix Ars Electronica and the Linzer Klangwolke. His mainstream career is signposted by terms as a publisher's reader (1965), a television reporter for ORF Vienna (1967), managing director of ORF Upper Austria (1974 - 1998), a lecturer for audio-visual media at the University of Vienna (1975) and information director of ORF Vienna (1998).

 
 

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Lawrence Casserley (UK)
Lawrence Casserley has devoted his professional career, as composer, conductor and performer, to real time electroacoustic music. In 1967 he became one of the first students of Electronic Music at the Royal College of Music, London, UK, on the new course taught by Tristram Cary. He later became Professor-in-Charge of Studios and Adviser for Electroacoustic Music at the RCM, before taking early retirement in 1995. He is best known for his work in free improvised music, particularly real-time processing of other musicians' sound, and has devised a special computer processing instrument for this work. He has worked with many of the finest improvisers, particularly Evan Parker, with whom he works frequently as a duo partner, in various larger groupings and in the Evan Parker Electro-Acoustic Ensemble. He also works as a soloist, processing sounds from voice, percussion and homemade instruments. CDs have been released by ECM, Leo Records, Psi, Sargasso and Touch. Much of Casserley's work has involved collaboration with other art forms, including poets, eg Bob Cobbing, and visual artists, including Colourscape artist Peter Jones. He is a Director of the Colourscape Music Festivals, presenting contemporary music in the unique environment of the Colourscape walk-in sculpture. He also collaborates with Peter Jones on sound/light installations.
In CeC & CaC 2006, Lawrence will make two presentations: an overview of his work illustrated by recordings and photographs; and an improvised performance using a much smaller version of his computer processing instrument. He will also premiere an experimental collaboration with the Hindustani Classical vocalist Aparna Panshikar (below)
***Post-event insertion: LAwrence Casserley led an electro-acoustic workshop for the Post-Gradutate 2nd year batch of New Media students from the National Institute of Design (Ahmedabad), and some others, in Conference Room #1 in the IIC main campus, 9-10am January 29.

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Aparna Panshikar (India)
Aparna Panshikar was born into a family renowned for its passion and achievements in various forms of performing arts, and had an early introduction to Indian Classical music from her mother Meera Panshikar, a disciple of Padmavibhushan Kishori Amonkar and Pandit Bhaskarbua Joshi. Her own individual singing style has been well received, and often awarded, by audiences as well as connoisseurs in innumerable concerts around India and several other countries, with a repertoire ranged from pure-classical to semi-classical forms and also experiments with combining North and South Indian Classical music. Album releases so far include: HMV ­ India's largest music publisher released 3 titles as "HMV presents A Voice for the New Millennium", 2000; Inreco Records released a 'jugalbandi' (fusion) between Aparna singing the Indian Classical style with Sudha Raghunathan singing the Carnatic Classical style of music, under the title "UNITY" in 2000; Mook Sound, South Korea published a fusion between Indian music composed and sung by her, and Korean music played by leading exponents from that country, under the title"Winds from Ayuta" in 2002. This won the "Critics' Best New Release Award" in South Korea for 2002; Mook Sound went on to release another title "Diamond Sutra" and "Punyapur ki Sarita" in 2003; Deep Emotions ( Silk Road Communications ) released "Shivoham" ­ a collection of verses by Adi Shankaracharya sung by Aparna, accompanied with sarod and keyboard, 2004. In addition to her albums, she has successfully worked with Greg Turner ­ an American musician based in South Korea playing Indonesian gamelan(!), with whom she first exchanged ideas, followed up with basic music pieces and finally created a song.. without ever meeting each other. She has worked with Kai Turnbull, of the Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA, but Kai eventually came down to India and recorded classical pieces directly from her, modified to suit western rhythm patterns as used in pop music, to produce some interesting numbers. And when she traveled to France for a promotional tour of her album 'Shivoham', she worked with the composer and singer Rudolfe Burger to create a nice experiment and resulted in a small concert for music lovers and connoisseurs. She has participated and led various seminars and discourses in recent years and is presently taken up wit establishing her dream "Bandish ~ The School of Music", as an umbrella institution for supporting learning, research and propagation of Indian music all over the world, and also as a convergence point for musicians of all description.
In CeC & CaC 2006, Aparna will present a premiere performance of an experimental collaboration with Lawrence Casserley (above)

 

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Basak Senova (Turkey)
Basak Senova is a curator, writer and designer, based in Istanbul. She has a MFA in Graphic Design and Ph.D. in Art, Design and Architecture at Bilkent University; attended the 7th Curatorial Training Programme of Stichting De Appel, Amsterdam in 2002; publications on art, technology and mass media since 1995, and lectures, initiating projects and curating exhibitions in Turkey and Europe since 1996; founding member of NOMAD; recently started Upgrade!Istanbul. Most recent curatorial projects: "ctrl-alt-del" sound art project series (since 2003), "NOMAD-TV.network 01", "loosing.ctrl", "The 23rd International Contemporary Artists Istanbul and Diyarbakir Exhibitions", and contributed "Serial Cases_1 Acquaintance" as one of the curators of the project.
NOMAD is an independent formation founded in 2002. It targets to produce and experiment new patterns in the digital art sphere by using various lenses of other disciplines. The infrastructure is based on technical and theoretical levels to provide collaborations with affiliations of artists. Since 2002, NOMAD has developed various local and international projects; collaborated with <rotor> Gallery, Marres, Hedah, kuda.org, The Israeli Center of Digital Art, Steim, V2, Interspace-Sofia, Sabreen Studio, press to exit project space-Pro Helvetia Skopje, Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center, Siemens-Sanat, Forum StadtPark-Graz participated and organized projects for Transmediale 2005, ZKM|Karlsruhe, International Istanbul Biennial and The Trans_European Picnic: The Art and Media of Accession. NOMAD is also organizing ctrl_alt_del since 2003. It was the first sound-art festival realized in Turkey, in September 2003. More than 30 people from 16 different countries contributed to the project in 2003. In 2005, ctrl_alt_del also took place in the "positionings" section of the 9th International Istanbul Biennial with 57 names from 12 countries. NOMAD is also organizing Upgrade!Istanbul at santralistanbul.
For CeC & CaC 2006, Basak Senova will deliver an overview of the e-Creative scene in Turkey in a public auditorium session. She has also compiled a special collection of short videos for screening in a lecture-room segment of the event. This is entitled "Snapshot 1" and includes:
1. Turkish Light Arts (2002) ExtraStruggle ~ 00:04:11
2. I/O Information Overbloated (2005) Erhan Muratoglu ~ 00:03:00
3. Derdimi Anla (1998) ZeN ~ 00:05:07
4. Istatistiklal (2004) Erhan Muratoglu - Ertug Uçar - Simge Goksoy ~ 00:08:15
5. Deniz (2005-2006) Cem Yardimci ­ John Barret ~ 00:02:43
6. Lost Postcard (2004-2005) Selda Asal - Ceren Oykut ~ 00:05:00
7. Down-Under (2005) Güven Çatak ~ 00:02:47
8. Abstraction (2004) Serap Dogan ~ 00:05:00
9. SeashellSea (2004) Ozlem Sulak ~ 00:03:16

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Curtis Bahn (USA)
Curtis Bahn is a composer and improviser specializing in live interactive electronic performance. Currently he is Associate Professor of Computer Music Composition/ Performance at the Integrated Electronic Arts (iEAR) Studios at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Curtis is a frequent lecturer on electronically extended instruments and human/computer interaction in the arts. He has taught at the Columbia University Computer Music Center (CMC), Brown, NYU, Princeton and CUNY. His music has been presented at Lincoln Center, the International Society of Bassists World Conference, International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), Inter-Society for the Electronic Arts (ISEA), the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS), Performance Studies International (PSI), the World Acoustic Ecology Conference, the Styrian Autumn Festival, the Warsaw Autumn Festival, Musik Aktuell, the Saalfeldon Jazz Festival, Mobius, Zeitgeist, and the Boston CyberArts Festival in Boston, Engine 27, Galapagos, Tonic, Context, and the Kitchen in N.Y.C. He recently released a solo CD, "r!g," available from the Electronic Music Foundation, and a duo CD of his duo "interface" with violinist Dan Trueman entitled "./swank," through cycling74, and a DVD of live electronic improvisation with "interface," and Pauline Oliveros.
In CeC & CaC 2006, Curtis will deliver a special overview presentation of his work, but he will not be able to bring in his rig for an actual performance.

 

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Prasanto Kumar Roy (India)
Prasanto Kumar Roy is president and chief editor of the Business Magazines Group at CyberMedia (India). This includes the leading fortnightly Dataquest and monthly Voice&Data, the DQ Week network of three regional weekly IT business newspapers, and the fortnightly DQ Channels India. A technology journalist, hands-on user and electronics enthusiast for the past 20 years, Roy studied in Delhi's St Xavier's School and then graduated in Physics (Hons) from St Stephen's College in 1988. Through high school, college and for two years afterward, he freelanced for newspapers, weeklies, city magazines, and technical monthlies, writing on a range of subjects from technology, audio and analog electronics to travel and leisure, cuisine and literary reviews. He joined CyberMedia's Dataquest as assistant editor in1990, moved to PCQuest in 1993, and over the next six years started the PCQ Online electronic bulletin board, Computers@Home, PCQ Labs, and the PC Quest CD-ROMs (the latter two being firsts in Asia). From 1996-99 he was editor of the PC magazines group, comprising PCQuest, Computers@Home, and PCQ Labs, and in 1999 he moved to the Dataquest group, and subsequently re-aligned Dataquest's focus for an enterprise/CIO audience. Roy is actively interested in enterprise technology, mobile computing and telephony, the Internet, photography, reading and travel.
The 23-year-old CyberMedia is Asia's largest infotech publishing group, with nine publications in India, and elsewhere, including the Business Magazine Group's four titles and six publications, as well as PCQuest, Living Digital and BioSpectrum. Other CyberMedia group companies include the infotech market research company IDC (India), the expositions company CyberMedia Events, the Internet company CIOL.com, and the content outsourcing company, CyberMedia Services.
In CeC & CaC 2006, Prasanto Kumar Roy will deliver a special presentation on future technologies (with bias towards creative tools), in a public auditorium segment of the event.

 

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Igor Stromajer & Brane Zorman (Slovenia)
Igor Stromajer is an intimate mobile communicator and multimedia communication artist, who researches tactical emotional states and traumatic low-tech emotional strategies. He has shown his work at more than a hundred exhibitions and festivals in forty-two countries and received a number of awards (Moscow, Hamburg, Dresden, Belfort, Madrid, and Maribor). A graduate of The Academy for Theatre, Radio, Film and Television in Ljubljana, Slovenia, where he mainly works and lives, he also lectures at universities and contemporary art institutes in Europe, USA and Canada as a visiting-artist-in-residence. His works are included in the permanent collections of the Centre National d'art et de Culture Georges Pompidou - Musée national d'art moderne, Paris, France; the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain; Moderna Galerija - the Slovene Museum of Contemporary Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Computerfinearts Gallery - net and media art collection, New York, USA; and permanently exhibited at the Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany. Since 1996, Igor runs Intima Virtual Base, a contemporary arts institute that he describes as "an artistic mark for low-tech tactical emotional communication art, contemporary arts actions and sound research. Basic substance: the intimate, ascetic and interactive aesthetics."
Brane Zorman is a com-poser, pro-duce-r & sound-tech-manipulator based in Ljubljana, Slovenia. As a solo artist and a composer he has composed and produced music for more than 30 theatre and dance performances, film, video, internet projects, sound installations. He has released several theatre soundtrack CDs as well as couple dance EPs for various Slovenian labels, produced and recorded the first CD soundtrack in Slovenia (1992) and also the first DTS surround encoded soundtrack for a theatre performance in Slovenia (2001). He is the mastermind behind the BeitThroN project, which is considered to be one of the pioneers and creators of the techno-electronic-dance scene in Slovenia. As a video and audio artist he collaborates with Irena Pivka on the CONA / ZONE projects - a series of audio-visual projects which study conflicting situations of contemporary social relations regarding migration, human trafficking, social, cultural and physical borders, conflicts between individual and society, minor and majority. CONA / ZONE projects are the constantly changing stories of individuals from the areas of developing socio-political, cultural and territorial relations which can lead to both extremely homogeneous cohabitation and being, as well as to cataclysmic and unsolvable conflicting frictions and situations. Brane Zorman Vs BeitThroN also works with internet artist Igor Stromajer on a worldwide recognizable internet projects Ballettikka Internettikka which is a serial of tactical art projects which began in 2001 with the exploration of internet ballet. It explores wireless internet ballet performances combined with guerilla tactics and mobile live internet broadcasting strategies.
In CeC & CaC 2006, Brane Zorman & Igor Stromajer will perform an intermedia project titled "Oppera Internettikka Bollywooddikka <low-tech IT e -Bollywood>". This is produced by Intima Virtual Base - Institute for Contemporary Arts, Slovenia, in collaboration with Maska and Cona, supported by The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia, with special inputs from Bojana Kunst and Irena Pivka. The video-segments of this performance will be shot in New Delhi on January 26 (Republic Day) and edited overnight for screening. There will be a live webcast of this performance, as announced on: http://www.intima.org/oppera/oib

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Aditya Dev Sood (India)
Aditya Dev Sood is Founder and CEO of CKS Consulting Pvt. Ltd. (Center For Knowledge Societies). With foundational training in Design and Critical Theory at the University of Michigan, he is now completing doctorates in Socio-Cultural Anthropology and South Asian Languages from the University of Chicago. A former Fulbright scholar, he maintains a multidisciplinary interest in social research, design, technology and education. At CKS, he has directed the research, design and planning of several projects geared towards non-traditional users of media and technology. He has also submitted various papers and spoken extensively at international fora on the role information and communication technologies plays in development. He initiated the 'Learning Lab' project which uses mobile phones for education, funded by Nokia Insight and Foresight. He has directed the 'Used in India' media archeology installation and show, which is a multidisciplinary documentation project that captures the innovative ways in which Indians have used media and technology in the 20th century. 'Used in India' was unveiled at the Doors of Perception Conference in March 2005, and has since traveled to the Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art in Helsinki, as a part of the PixelAche festival of electronic arts. Aditya is also the India Director of the 'Doors of Perception' Design Conference.

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Ashim Ghosh (India)
Ashim Ghosh is a multiple media expert and educator, with interventions ranging from multi-channel audio design, to international corporate communications, video and photography. He has traveled widely, across India and across the world, having exhibited and performed globally. His recent photographic work ­ Home Street Home : images of poverty ­ engages with and problematises captioned photojournalism, while opening up a dialogue on the power hierarchies of languages. Ashim's ongoing audiovisual work on masculinity has come together in a solo performance ­ The Missing Ling : perspectives on masculinity ­ with live music, original songs and imagery. Ashim now mostly lives in Kumaon, and claims to have hung on to his inimitable sense of humour in these dark times
In CeC & CaC 2006, Ashim will deliver a special performance of "pair on the treadmill ­ multichannel soundscape & live music with digital imagery"

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Pradeep Gupta (India)
Pradeep Gupta is an engineer from IIT Delhi and an MBA from IIM Calcutta. He is the Chairman of the CyberMedia Group, South Asia's first and largest specialty media house and amongst India's top five magazine publishers. The group's eleven publications lead in their respective domains, including infotech (Dataquest, PCQuest, DQ Channels, DQ Weeks, Global Outsourcing), telecom (Voice&Data), consumer electronics (Living Digital) and biotech (BioSpectrum). The group has expanded vertically, consolidating the ICT space, as well as horizontally with other media products including online (www.ciol.com), events and television. The group's media services include market research (IDC India), job board (CyberMedia Dice), content outsourcing, multimedia, and media education (School of Convergence). CyberMedia is a public company with a market cap of $40m. Pradeep is also the Chairman of PanIIT India and a member of the IIT Delhi Advisory Council. He is on the Board of Kaleidoscope Entertainment; Board Member of TiE, Delhi; Secretary, Association of Indian Magazines; and General Partner of Infinity Ventures. He was the past Chairman of e-Gurucool, and is recipient of the Distinguished Alumni award of IIT Delhi, 2001.

 

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Nathalie Boseul Shin (& Jean A. Lee & Yangachi) (Korea)
Nathalie Boseul Shin is curator, exhibition team manager, storyteller, writer, project manager. She was born in S. Korea where she studied Philosophy and Aesthetics before beginning her professional career as a curator at the Lotte Art Center in 1998, and then from 1999 to 2000 for '21C young artists group', when she curated "flag art festival" in the Yeouido Public Park, and "Coal Mine Exhibition" in Gohan Coal Mine Village, with over 100 artists from Korea and Japan. Her media based career started in 2000 at Art Center Nabi, as one of the starting members, where she organized symposiums and exhibitions until 2002. She also organized the media performing event "Audio-Visual Matrix" at this time. Since 2003, she has been the Exhibition Team Manager of <media_city Seoul>, which is the Seoul International Media Art Biennale, but she also organizes exhibitions as an independent curator, such as "Forbidden Fruit", "middle_corea" and "the show must go on". On September 2005, she curated "digital playground" at Uijeongbu Arts Center with 18 international artists, and her lastest project "middle_corea" will be presented at Stuttgart Kunstverein, Germany, Feb 2006. She has presented workshops and symposiums at events and institutions such as Transmediale in Germany, and Goldsmith College in the UK, and has extensively written exhibition reviews, essays and papers for artists for art journal. Her primary interests lie in media education, digital sublime and community programs, and she is presently preparing another independent project closely connected with media art archiving and community, called "Tabernacle".

 

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National Institute of Design: Milindo Taid & New Media Students (India)
The National Institute of Design (NID) is perhaps India's foremost multidisciplinary institution in the field of design education, applied research, training, design consultancy services and outreach programmes. It is internationally recognized as a pioneer in industrial design education after Bauhaus and Ulm in Germany, and has been awarded several significant national and international awards for its relentless pursuit of excellence since establishment as an autonomous institution in 1961. Several new initiatives have been launched at the turn of millennia to meet challenges of the emerging e-economy, with design positioned as an integrating strategic tool for competitive advantage, problem solving and creating breakthrough opportunities. The institute offers world-class professional education in various design domains through Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate Diploma Programmes, and graduates are internationally sought after in key sectors of commerce, industry and social development as creative catalysts and thought leaders.
e-creative New Media Design @ NID: The programme aims to nurture new media designers, thinkers and practitioners, conversant with emerging modes of human communication and communication technologies and the dynamics therein, articulated within a larger socio-cultural discourse. A PAIR approach (Participatory, Anticipatory, Inclusive, Radical) broadly informs the New Media programme at the NID, where it offers an opportunity to question, explore, transform, innovate and invent the new and emerging communication media. New and old media skills often overlap and combine into new, diverse skill sets. New media professionals need to have a solid footing in not only new technologies, but also in all traditional media representation techniques.
e-creative Animation Film Design @ NID: The NID is the only institute in India that offers a world-class animation film design course with the right environment, opportunity and inspiration for animators to express, experiment and communicate through this unique medium. The vision of the NID's professional education programme in animation is to spread animation across the country, and to establish global quality animation production with a strong Indian identity.
e-creative Film & Video Communication Design @ NID: The primary aim of the film and video communication programme is to train versatile communicators, fluent in conception and production of short films on a range of educational, cultural, social, entertainment and marketing communication needs. Graduates of this programme have gone on to rewarding careers within the broad spectrum of the moving image industry. These include television channels, production houses, advertising agencies, interactive media ventures and government and voluntary bodies having a communication agenda.
Participating New Media Students: Devyani Arya, Shweta Grampurohit, Basangauda Inamdar, Pallavi Kulkarni, Lakshmi Kumar, Ruchira Parihar, Ruta Potnis, Arul Prabhu, Gayatri Sathe, Abhishek Shrivastava, Eva.
Milindo Taid coordinates the New Media programme at the NID. He holds a Masters Degree in Mass Communication from the Mass Communication Research Centre, Delhi, and regularly conducts courses in Film Language, Cinema Studies, Film Theory, Visual Thinking, Elements of Moving Images, Cross Cultural Studies, Media Studies and Studio Programming, among others. Several of the projects (moving images as well as interactive) that he has guided, have had national as well as international recognitions. He represented the NID at the first 'World Creative Forum' in London, UK, 2003 and also guided and led NID's accolade winning projects in the Siemens Micro-Movie (Siemens SX1 mobile phone) worldwide short film contest, interfilm, Berlin in 2004. He has variously organised workshops for interactive artistes Florentine Rey & Samuel Godo of QIO, France and GNU/Linux/FLOSS Multimedia pioneer Jaromil, Italy. He has video documented the "First Asian Creativity Workshop" (An international 'toys for the less-abled' event) along with conducting workshops on open air theatre and the creative use of video. Among others, 'Voicebox' has published his paper titled "Digiteyes: Inevitability in the Age of Instant Photography" capturing the critical thoeretical framework for digital photography.

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Sanjoy Roy (India)
Sanjoy Roy established Teamwork Films in 1989, a highly versatile production house with wide ranging interests in the arts, social development and film. He has directed and produced a wide range of films and television programmes, including drama series, newsmagazines, and lifestyle programmes. Received the National Award for Excellence and also the IDPA award for Best Documentary and Best Director. Teamwork also designs and produces Arts and Film festivals across the world including Australia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, UK and USA. He is Festival Director for the Asian Festival of 1st Films in Singapore.

 

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Ranjit Makkuni (India)
Ranjit Makkuni is sometimes described as a multimedia visionary and designer. He is a musician as well as President of The Sacred World Foundation (& Research Laboratory), a design think tank that looks to build bridges between traditional and techno cultures against the backdrop of globalization, with an interdisciplinary team of designers, scholars, artists, programmers and scientists. Over 17 years earlier spent with the iconic Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, he became part of the visionary group that developed the Smalltalk-80 Object Oriented programming language and the world's first graphic user interface. He also pioneered explorations in computer-aided design and developed the rich research space of the Active Learning Project at PARC. He has developed many provocative demonstrations of culture and technology in various museums across the world, including 'The Electronic Sketchbook of Tibetan Thangka Painting', 'The Gita-Govinda Multimedia Experience', 'The Crossing Project' (which won 11 international awards), 'The Eternal Gandhi Multimedia Museum', and so on. He is currently developing 'The Magic Strings of Saraswati' with lute-maestros of India, Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia, and Korea. Ranjit is a B.Arch. from IIT, Kharagpur, and a Master in Design Theory and Computer aided Design from University of California LA. He is generally credited with establishment of the fields of Culture Conscious Product Design and Culturally Reflective Computing, and has been a scientific consultant to HP Labs Palo Alto, HP Labs India and a Visiting Professor at Milan Politechnico. He is adjunct professor at IIT Kanpur, and was a recipient of the Mahavir Mahatma Award for the propagation of peace. In parallel, he is an active sitar player and performer, presently composing new music for the "Passions of the Goddess" project.
In CeC & CaC 2006, Ranjit Makkuni will present introductions and overviews of several of his projects, very briefly in the Change-agents conclave, and possibly also more extensively in a public auditorium segment of the event.

 

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Chandita Mukherjee (India)
Chandita Mukherjee's favourite question is: how did things come to be the way they are? This takes her to the special place where science, technology and society meet. Drawing upon this base, she makes media that furthers public understanding of science and civilization. Chandita has made media about such issues ever since she trained as a filmmaker at the Film and TV Institute of India three decades ago. On a daily basis, she co-ordinates activities at the Comet Media Foundation at Mumbai where they develop and produce educational materials, create festivals of education and run workshops and courses in various aspects of media-making and media analysis. She has achieved distinctions (including the Jules Verne prize of the European Union) for her work depicting the history of science and technology in South Asia, looking at traditional knowledge and knowledge systems from a contemporary scientific perspective. Her current foreground project is COSMOS, an attempt to start a school of New Media with a special orientation for learners from less privileged groups. Chandita hopes to get this project floated by 2007 and looks forward to possible exchanges and collaborations with others trying to explore the immense possibilities of digital technologies, to make creativity a way of life and the world a less toxic, more equitable and peaceful place.

 

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Osama Manzar (India)
Osama Manzar is an entrepreneur, author, speaker, editor, columnist, and new media specialist who is spearheading the mission to overcome the information barrier between India's rural and social sector, and the so-called developed society, through Digital Empowerment Foundation, a not-for-profit organization he founded to accomplish this mission. He has authored two books: "e-Content: Voices from the Ground," released in the World Summit on the Information Society, December 2003 in Geneva, and "The Internet Economy of India" released 2001 in New Delhi. Together with PlaNet Finance India, Osama started a monthly magazine titled "Small Change", targeting the micro-business sector, and spearheaded the magazine as editor for 6 months before handing over to PFI for furthering the initiative on their own. He is associated with the World Summit Award as e-Content Expert for India, Grand Jury Member and also in the Board of Directors. He is concurrently also Vice Chairman, cofounder and steering committee member of the Global Alliance for Bridging Digital Divide (GABDD), based in Hong Kong, and in 2005 launched and chaired India's first ever award for the best e-content practices in India, called The Manthan Award. He was amongst the 25 internationally renowned experts chosen by Philips Design to be interviewed in its Human Future project for ideas "to develop human products driven by technology and lifestyle of the future". He is widely quoted on new media, digital divide issues, and so on, and is a founder of an ICT solutions company called 4Cplus, based in New Delhi, advisor to ICT for Development for Development Gateway Foundation, a World Bank funded project, and a member of the Association of British Scholars. He is a physics graduate and post graduate in Journalism, and was awarded a joint Chevening/Young Indian IT Professional Programme 2002 Scholarship by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to study Advanced IT Management Programme at Manchester Business School, University of Manchester from 2001-2002. Osama is currently working also on his next two books: "ICT for Development in India: Where do we go from here?" and "The True Leaders: Social entrepreneurship in India".
In CeC & CaC 2006, Osama Manzar will present an overview of his various works, with special focus upon The Manthan Awards for Best Indian e-Content, presented under his chairmanship for the first time in July 2005.

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Ashok Mehta (India)
Ashok Mehta established The Agency Source (TAS) in 1993 to provide competitive information services to the Advertising & marketing industry under the TV Ad Indx, Press Indx, News Indx, Radio Indx and Bank brands. Headquartered in New Delhi, it is India's largest advertising creative and news monitoring firm, particularly specialized in new TV commercials (TV AD Indx) and new Press Ads (Press Indx). TAS manages a completely digitized monitoring and archiving operation addressing every possible advertisement released in India and from the pan-Asian area, and currently hosts over 75,000 TV commercials and 90,000 press ads, with new ads added from monitoring over 60 Indian & pan-Asian TV channels with dedicated satellite dishes and receivers, and also over 100 press publications, including mainline, financial & regional dailies and a range of general interest and special interest magazines.
In CeC & CaC 2006, Asok will deliver an exciting presentation in an auditorium-segment, and also provide an exciting selection of TVCs for screening in a lecture-room segment

 

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Hridayesh Deshpande (India)
Hridayesh P. Deshpande is a cutting-edge young educator-entrepreneur based in Pune, India. He is currently the fulltime Director of Creative-i College, which he set up in June 2004 to offer Bachelor's Degrees in Fine Arts, Applied Arts, Digital Arts, Mass Communication, Interior Design, Fashion Design and Visual and Performing Arts, and is concurrently also an advisor to the Khandesh College Education Society and founder director of the School of Professional Engineering. A Computer Engineer by qualification, he has been involved with successfully introducing many new and innovative ideas in the field of Higher & Technical Education, as well as School Education, through the course of over 10 years in education, during which he was earlier a Director with the Hi-Tech Educational Group, responsible for establishment, overall strategy, implementation and daily issues of running various educational institutions, such as the City International School, College of Hi-Tech Engineering, NICE Computer Education, International Institute of Fire Engineering, Safety & Security Management, Printing Engineering & Graphics School, Institute of Management & Technology, College of ParaMedical Sciences.

 

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Mohit Satyanand (India)
Mohit Satyanand is Chairman of Teamwork Films, which promotes the Indian performing arts and cinema across the world. He is also an educational entrepreneur, mountain dweller, trekker and photographer. In 1987, he founded Nukkad, a program to work with street children in and around New Delhi railway station. Now called Salaam Baalak Trust, the program caters to the needs of some 5,000 underprivileged children every year. In 1995, he co-founded Friends of Music, a platform to promote innovative music in Delhi. Between 1989 and 1996, he was a prolific TV producer and documentary film-maker. Today he works primarily as a strategic management adviser, and in promoting the causes of economic and civil liberty.
In CeC & CaC 2006, it is presently proposed that Mohit will Chair the Change-agents Conclave, and possibly also some segment(s) of the public programming

   

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Madhureeta Anand (India)
Madhureeta Anand is founder and Festival Director of the 0110 Digital Film Festival, and also a well-known and award-winning filmmaker in her own right. She launched into her professional career in 1992, after passing out of film school, and worked with various television companies, directing films and features for television networks in India and Britain, before setting up independently under her own banner, Ekaa Films in 1995. She has since directed many documentary films and series for various broadcasters and other entities, mostly exploring the areas of culture, religion and anthropology. Many of these have been telecast on premier international channels such as BBC, Channel 4, Discovery and National Geographic, and some have won various awards, including the Royal Television Society Craft Award for her Kumbh Mela Series.
Meanwhile, the 0110 Digital Film Festival ran its 3rd annual iteration in both Delhi and Mumbai through September 2005, with support from the British Council in India. This time, the festival sourced films from around the globe, after the success of, and overwhelming audience-response to, the earlier two iterations encouraged the organizers to increase the ambit beyond its earlier focus upon mainly films from India, South Asia and Britain.
In CeC & CaC 2006, Madhureeta, who is presently working on her first full-length feature film, titled 'Maya', will speak of her work with the 0110 Digital Film Festival, and present a recent 18min. film made by her. She is also providing the 0110 Digital Films Festival reel of winners and selected finalist for screening separately in a lecture-room segment of the event.

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Pankuj Parashar (India)
Pankuj Parashar is a top Indian cinema director who is widely recognized to have pioneered the use of computer-animation, digital-sets, special effects and e-music in Indian cinema, television and advertising. Beginning his career with winning a top professional award for one of his student-films, while studying at the prestigious Film & Television Institute of India (FTII), from which he passed out as a gold medalist, he has since directed and/or produced 13 feature films, over 400 television commercials, many documentary films and several television serials, including the famous cult-classic Karamchand. His works have been featured in the Oberhausen Film Festival, the Berlin Film Festival and the Cairo Film Festival, amongst others, and have won him the prestigious Filmfare Award, the CAG Award, RAPA Award, and the Ad Club Award. also amongst others. He is credited with having contributed in no small measure to the Congress party's winning of the 2004 Indian general election, with the election films he directed for the party, and he also creates digital paintings and e-music in his spare time, that have been featured in various different forums internationally.
In CeC & CaC 2006, Pankuj's primary presentation will address much of his work over the years, but with a special focus upon his spiritually tinged latest feature film, which is scheduled to premiere April 2006. It is called "Benares: A Mystic Love Story" and stars some of best-known and most respected names in Hindi Cinema.

 

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Nitin Donde (India)
Nitin Donde established his Angles Audio Visual Studio in 1986, to work in all visual art forms, but specializing in video film and animations across numerous genres. Armed with a BSc. In Physics and an MBA, he also conducts animation and film workshops, particularly for children, and his own works together with those of his students have been screened at the Hiroshima International Film Festival (2005); featured as part of ASIFA; Association Internationale Du Film D'Animation - Animation Workshop Group collection; the Annecy International Film Festival (2003); The World Of Animation (a festival at the India International Center-2003); UNESCO Festival of Documentary Films (New Delhi, 2002); Dooradrshan National Broadcast Channel; ZAGREB 2000 World Festival of Animated Films; Mumbai International Film Festival for Documentary, Short and Animation Films (2000); Goat Island Film Festival; Max Muller Bhawan; Friends Club of Channel Yes;, and so on. The Friendly Alien, a film created by him in a workshop-format with school-children, is acknowledged by many to be India's first film made by children, and is used by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, as a representative film about Indian children, for which a copy was sent to every Indian embassy in the world. The film has been publicly screened by the Lalit Kala Academy Festival of Art Films, Shanghai TV and Kenya TV. Nitin has also produced more than 20 documentary films on social issues and appropriate technologies for rural development with leading NGOs. He is presently producing and directing "A pot of Gold", using the Warli tribal art form of Maharashtra, as part of an Indo-Scottish animation film project that applies traditional tribal Indian art forms to narrate Indian folklore under the series title " Tales of the Tribes".
In CeC & CaC 2006, Nitin Donde will present a small selection of short films produced in his recent student-workshops: 1. The Flying Trees (2min. ~ Amity International School); 2. The Robber Aliens (2min. ~ Uttam School for Girls); 3. Vizzle Berry Town (1min. ~ Uttam School for Girls); 4. Sri Ganesha and the Moon (2min. ~ AAVS Studio Workshop); 5. Think Before You Act (2min. ~ Uday / 14 years old); 6. Friendship (2min. ~ Amity International School); 7. Don't Bullshit Me (2min. ~ Wigen and Leigh College of Mass Communication); 8. Imagine (1min. ~ Madhav Mehra / 13 years old); 9. How Long Will Peace Last (2,30min. ~ Madhav Mandava / 16 years old); 10. Mystery of Love (1min. ~ Shahana Lal / 11 years old)

 

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Vishal K Dar (India)
Vishal K Dar's work expands over the fields of architecture+design, new-media and film/animation. A graduate from University of California, Los Angeles, he has been actively involved in installation art, digital architecture, visual styling, critical writing and curating of new media art. His woks have been presented at KAFI 2002 (Kalamazoo Animation Festival International), IIIX Architecture Biennale in Santiago, Chile 2002, Siggraph2003, KinoFilm fest 2003 (Manchester, UK), VIPER Basel festival of film, video and new media. 55th Berlin Film Festival 2005, and his documentary film Biscope is available at the Getty Research Library, Los Angeles. He has been featured in publication such as Intercommunication2003, ICC as a part of 'Emerging artists from Los Angeles', CGI: State of the Art (21st century Artists) 2004, LE_Magazine 2004, CineMAYA 2004, 3DWebArt symposium publication 2001.
In CeC & CaC 2006, Vishal will present a special overview of his works, experiences, thoughts and future direction as an independent creative practitioner.

 

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Chayan Adhikari & Bacchus Barua & Kriti Pant (experimental collaboration around e-Music) (India)
Chayan Adhikari completed his schooling from Springdales School in Delhi, and is currently a first year student of Statistics at Ramjas College, where he is also Secretary of the Music Society. His passions are music and dramatics, in pursuit of which he has participated in productions of the National School of Drama and also received several awards at both the school and college level over the past few years as one of the most exciting emerging vocalists of Delhi. He has been a regular member since 2003 of Delhi's top singing ensemble and choir, "Artistes Unlimited", doing extensive work with jazz, gospel, funk, soul, R&B, progressive light rock, Western and Indian classical and Sufi music, besides fusion based self-compositions. He is also a part of "Advaita", a psychedelic fusion band with which he does Western lead Vocals and also plays acoustic guitar. Advaita's musical soundscape is created by the interplay of western instruments like guitars, drums and keyboards with the traditional Indian flavor of sarangi, tabla, Hindustani classical vocals, and also some experimentations with electronically produced sounds. After completing his education, Chayan dreams of becoming a Sound designer and also dreams of having a school of music in India, comparable to the likes of Berkelee
Bacchus Barua passed out of Springdales School along with Chayan, as Headboy in his last year, and is currently also a first year student at Ramjas College in Delhi University, but in Economics. His passions are international relations and music, in pursuit of which he has twice been an official delegate at Indo-Pak youth conferences and also received various awards as a speaker as well as a musician. He plays guitars, keyboards, a bit of several other instruments and also sometimes sings, in addition to composing fluently in staff notation on an ongoing basis in hardware and software sequencers and multi-track environments. He has since the year 2000 served as a touchstone reference on technologically empowered creativity amongst at least the privileged class of his generation in India, for The IDEA series of CD-gazettes [Indian Documentary of Electronic Arts], a project now mentored and stored by The Academy of Electronic Arts, conceptualizer and co-organizer of CeC & CaC. And he is steadily now gaining recognition as a versatile independent composer and popular backing guitarist for friends singing western music. After completing his education, he might know what he wants to do next~:o)
Kriti Pant is a student of English Literature at St. Stephens College. Further info due.....
For CeC & CaC 2006, Chayan Adhikari and Bacchus will perform a special experimental collaboration of original music in a public evening segment of the event.

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Marc Lee, Estee Oarsed & Beat Brogle (Switzerland)
Marc Lee has been creating network-oriented interactive projects since 1999. Experimenting with information and communication technologies, his projects locate and critically discuss economic, political, cultural and creative "issue clusters" that are essential for communications processes in digital networks.
He has recently exhibited works in major new media events and entities such as: ZKM Karlsruhe, New Museum NY "Open_Source_Art_Hacking", Jiff Mind Korea, Transmediale02 & 04, Ars Electronica, Kontrollfelder, Viper01 & 03 & 04 & 05, Read_Me Festival 1.2, ICC Tokyo.
In CeC & CaC 2006, Marc Lee will present trailers of "Loogie.net" as well as a special off-line introduction to "56kTV-bastard channel" (a Pro Helvetia and Xcult project), together with Estee Oarsed and Beat Brogle. He will also introduce his "Open News Network" project, which goes on exhibit in Germany January 20.
Estee Oarsed (sometimes S.T. Oarsed) lives with his family in Bangalore, India, as "a kind of Errand boy" on the run, but it is impossible to say if he runs away from his errands or if he runs to deliver in time. Certainly his shortcuts rather look like detours, and on arrival, delivered goods may differ slightly from the description on the delivery note. Maybe he shakes things up too much. Maybe that is in fact his art,.. if there is any. For a recent contribution to the Xcult-Project (56kTV-bastard channel), the assignment was to deliver Indian TV-images of his choosing (if possible). Switching on Doordarshan in June 2005, Estee was surprised by the omnipresence of the same face and voice, not only in the Friday night movies, but also during the commercial breaks,.. right in the highest moments of suspense in those movies. His errand (errantry) therefore delivered images of Amithab Bachchan, as seen by Estee Oarsed.
In CeC & CaC 2006, Estee may deliver anything,.. in any condition, together with Marc Lee and Beat Brogle.
Beat Brogle is a Swiss artist living in Berlin, Germany. His work investigates issues of morphological transformation and associations at the edge of perception. This investigation spans media as diverse as drawing, sculpture, films/video and interactive installations, and has been shown across Europe, and recently also in Australia, Korea and China.
In CeC & CaC 2006, Beat will present a special overview of his works, experiences, thoughts and future direction as an independent creative practitioner, and with Marc Lee and Estee Oarsed on "56kTV-bastard channel" a TV miniplot encyclopedia. He may additionally install an interface to one of his online works, «One Word Movie», a web-platform that organizes the flood of images on the Internet into animated films, based upon user-supplied terms. This project plays with the tension between on-line and cinematic approaches to images, revealing a glimpse into the "collective psychology" of online cultures by showing patterns of word-image associations, as created by millions of people around the world.

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Ashhar Farooqui & Amaar Abbas (India)
Raoul Amaar Abbas is a multidimensional young artist based in New Delhi, working mainly in film, photography and performance art. His work in varying and completely connected mediums affords him interactions with all sorts of artists using electronic software and hardware to create films, music, archiving, and a general design consciousness that mixes and matches visual and acoustic with a hyper-electronic help scheme. With a BA from Delhi University (Eng Lit), Amaar has worked in the capacities of assistant director, associate producer, producer, anchor-person and actor with various theatre and television productions, and also on films ranging from social awareness or product endorsing campaigns through to short and feature length digital films. As a photographer, he assisted the well-known Delhi photographer Ravi Pasricha through 2000-2001, and now independently does documentary, stock, portfolio and fashion assignments for various publications, in addition to his many ongoing involvements, interventions and initiatives across multiple mediums.
Ashhar Farooqui first sang for his school at age fourteen, and then moved on from group vocalist to duets and finally singing solo with the school band before forming a brand new band with Abhishek Gupta (guitars). They christened it 'Envision', and swore to write original music and never look back. Hindu College in Delhi University happened while Envision won competitions, played at college festivals, headlined gigs, and released a slew of singles. Ashhar also started formally learning Hindustani Classical Music at the Bhartiya Kala Kendra under Shri. Manjit Singh, and in 2003 Envision released their first-and so far only-album, 'Patterns and Moodswings' ~ an eclectic blend of electro-acoustic music recorded and mastered in his own desktop-PC home studio, which rapidly became a cult CD in the underground music scene. Soon, Envision became perhaps the first Indian band to regularly perform live with a computer on stage,.. but performances slowly also became fewer as individual members moved on from college to further studies or other careers. Ashhar too began independently producing music for films and commercials, while also collaborating with other musicians to write and record new music, most notably as 'Earth Rhythms', a band delving into Sufi poetry, didgeridoos, voice, oriental percussion and wild improvisation. He has traveled with this band twice to Hong Kong to perform for India related events, also lately to Israel with a classical violinist to band up with Israeli musicians under the name 'Ascension' for a special performance at the Indian Embassy.
In CeC & CaC 2006, Ashhar & Amaar will perform an audiovisual collaboration that carries forward the independent works of both artists in exploratory and experimental concert, intertwining an electronic performance by Ashhar with a projected visual montage by Amaar, and possibly including a traditional qawaal. The theme is to be 'Rooh; the Essence', an ephemeral yet eternal reality lived out by reaching towards one's own inner being; that is always in a state of antiflux. Using the mediums of tradition, music, imagery and electronica the artists will endeavor to serve as travel guides towards the interior and infinite source that is always at our disposal. Using the auditory and visual senses as a vantage point towards the perception of haal (ecstasy), a glimpse is sought by the imposition of electro qawaal; a merging of traditional folk qawaal as sung in reverence at dargahs, the pilgrimage sites of deceased saints (pirs), with an electronic urban-affected soundscape. The images will in turn attempt a parallel cyclorama of the traditional life of the fakir, shimmering through a transient detailed look at a land that is vivid as a source to the divine.

 

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Shankar Barua (India)
Shankar Barua is the conceptualizer and event-director for CeC & CaC 2006, but he is perhaps best known internationally for his mid-1990s rewrite of the Kamasutra, which sells all over the world in several translations and editions (only one of which is legit) that have influenced almost every version since. He has been networking e-Creative Practices and Practitioners around the world for several years, but mainly since 2000 with his project called The IDEA [Indian Documentary of Electronic Arts], which has so far yielded 7 CD-Gazettes featuring dozens of artists and thousands of works. It was also featured in Geoffrey Caban's recent book "World Graphic Design". Shankar's own works as an e-Creative Practitioner range mainly through music, imaging and some video, all "on a side-burner", and have been featured in various exhibitions, events and entities in various countries. Over the years of his variegated career, beginning much before computers came into his life, he has written texts for two books other than the Kamasutra, authored innumerable newspaper and magazine articles and columns, pursued photography through advertising, adventure-travel and 'art', exhibited and sold photographs, paintings and pen-&-ink works, illustrated newspaper articles, book-covers and an entire children's book, worked fulltime in executive and editorial positions, and also launched and for some time run a corporate & institutional networking company together with his wife, Poonam. He is Managing Trustee of The Academy of Electronic Arts, Special Advisor to Public Affairs Management, The Electronic Music Foundation and EMF-Institute, Co-Curator and also Archives & Documentation Associate of the Thailand Media Art Festival, and Honorary Committee Member of the Digital Art Guild and Museum of the Living Artist International Digital Exhibition 2006, and has been a speaker and course-advisor to a couple of top institutions. The few relatively 'major' public arts-events that he has conceptualized, organized and (always) participated in through life thus far "have each been founded upon impulsive personal responses to various circumstances of the time".
In CeC & CaC 2006, Shankar Barua will present overviews of The IDEA & The AeA. Some of his music and still imaging will also be found in a couple of the unaccompanied presentations listed below.
***Post-event insertion: Curatorial privilege was exercised to screen Tibor Kovas-egri's work "Evocation" as the last screen presentation of the auditorium segments of CeC & CaC. This was otherwise scheduled, and screened, as an "Unaccompanied Presentation", but privilege was allowed as Shankar himself was able to present it as the music-composer of the piece. Choreography by György Jellinek Gaál, with performance by the EuroDance Studio. Of the piece itself, Tibor says,"I wanted to represent the life of my friend (György), in 3 minutes, and also connect different art techniques and different artists' works in collaboration."

 

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Werner Hornung (Digital-still-imaging, ALSO OUR MASTER IMAGES) (Germany/France)
Werner Hornung marks the time of his birth in Konstanz, a small town in Southern Germany, by the fact that bananas had become available there for the first time after the war. As related by his parents, the first collage he "committed" came from mixing milk and water when he was one year old, and he has been busy with paintings and collages every since, both professionally and also on the side of his mainstream preoccupation with running an independent advertising studio in Paris. After shifting all of his work over to computers in 1993, as an intuitively spontaneous response to a query from a client, he first began to scan earlier paintings and collages to experiment and learn with, but quickly moved on to making a new name for himself for entirely unique new imaging works. As he puts it, "creative power could be put into the service of creating delirious assemblages, a kind of poetical nausea of images, aggrandizing vulgarity with absurd associations and mysterious motivations." His densely populated and infinitely detailed images are about telling stories, creating adventures and feelings entirely unbound by the mundane concerns that so many in the "fine arts" community seem to harbor about the artistic "appropriateness" or otherwise of digital tools with regard to 2D still art. In fact, the entire debate only elicits from him that we are all still working towards answering the age-old key question of a blind musician and a deaf musician playing music together: "Are people dancing already?" asks the blind one; and the deaf one responds, "Are we playing already?"
In CeC & CaC 2006 Werner Hornung's works will be represented through screening of a special selection of his still-imaging works as an Unaccompanied Presentation. He has very kindly also created a few master-images and contributed key design-inputs for the overall CeC & CaC event.
   

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Tom Chambers (digital-still-imaging, also student-project 'RED') (USA/China)
Tom R. Chambers is currently Visiting Lecturer in Digital/New Media Art at Zhaoqing University, in China, where he and his students have in a very short time opened up exciting collaborations with the prestigious Beijing Film Academy and the Art Institute of Boston on joint projects and exhibitions. He has been Executive Committee Member and Juror for the International Digital Art Awards (IDAA) 2003-2005, with whom he was instrumental in expanding content to include New Media Art and also in bringing the 2005 IDAA Exhibition to Beijing. A 36-year retrospective-lecture on his works was hosted by the Fine Arts Department, New Media Art of the Beijing Film Academy in April 8, 2005, presenting an overview of his evolution from conventional documentary photography through to his current work with digital and new media art. As an independent art-practitioner, Tom currently works with digital generation as an art form under the namesake "Pixelscapes", which begins to approach a true, abstract, visual language in Digital Art. Works in this series have been exhibited as a part of the IDAA exhibitions on Juror-invitation (2003-2005), and also at the Digital Studio, UCR/California Museum of Photography, Austin Museum of Digital Art, and the University of London's 6th International Information Visualization Conference. He has over eighty exhibition-credits, both off- and on-line.
Pixelscapes: begins to approach a true abstract visual language in Digital Art. The compositions cease to function as a reflection of reality through image magnification and pixel configuration, evoking a spiritual experience in some viewers through placement, juxtaposition and color-field excitation. This quest is Minimalist in its approach, and because of the magnification, a revelation of sorts exists through seen pixels.
RED: is a culmination of Zhaoqing University and Art Institute of Boston (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) art students working simultaneously on their respective interpretations of the color, red.
For CeC & CaC 2006, Tom Chambers' Pixelscapes Project and 'Red' student works will be represented as a brief special DVD for screening as an Unaccompanied Presentation
   

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Bruno Bozzetto (FlashFilms) (Italy)
Bruno Bozzetto can be described as a living legend in the world of animation films. He created his first animated short "Tapum, the Weapons' story" back in 1958 at the age of 20, and immediately won respect and recognition amongst peers, audiences and critics with this. In 1965, he made the first Italian animated feature film, "West and Soda"; in 1968, a super-hero spinoff titled "Vip my brother superman"; in 1976, "Allegro non Troppo", the Italian answer to the famous "Fantasia" by Walt Disney; and in 1987, as a break from animation, he even produced one live action feature film, "Under the Chinese Restaurant", featuring Nancy Brilly, Amanda Sandrelli and Bernard Blier. His popular animated character "Mr. Rossi" has achieved cult-status in Italy over the years, starring in innumerable animated short films and also three feature films destined to both TV and cinema: Mr. Rossi Looks for Happiness (1976), Mr. Rossi's Dreams (1977), and Mr. Rossi's Vacation (1977). Bruno is also well known for applying animation as a visual communications tool to make hard scientific concepts more understandable to the common audience. In conjunction with Piero Angela, he has delivered about 100 shorts belonging to the scientific TV column "QUARK". Throughout his career, Bruno's many animated shorts and TV-serials have been sold and screened all over the world, and also received many awards, including The Golden Bear for "Mr Tao" at the Berlin Film Festival; an Oscar Nomination for "Grasshoppers" in 1991; awards for the best international short in Tehran and at the Brazilian film festival Anima Mundi in 2001; the Pulcinella Award 2003 for best TV series addressed to all audiences; the Flashmeister Films Festival jury-award 2004 for the quality and originality of his Flash films; and the career award "Premio delle Mura", of the International Film festival of Bergamo. He has been a member of many international juries all around the world, and his own works have been the core focus for theses on animation studies in more than 10 universities In December 2000, to celebrate his 40 years of activity in the cinema industry, a special exhibition was mounted in the Museum of Porta Romana in Milan, and then also presented in the Teatro Sociale of Bergamo. In 2002, Antonio Vincenzo Boscarino published the book "L'estetica di Bruno Bozzetto", and in 2003, the Italian Cineteque of Milan published "La fabbrica dell' Animazione, Bruno Bozzetto nell' industria culturale italiana", edited by Il Castoro, Milano, 2003, and cured by Bendazzi and De BertiOver, along with a DVD compilation of the most popular TV highlights of the 1960's and 1970's made by Studio Bozzetto ("Sigle animate. Le sigle TV della Bozzetto Film realizzate da Guido Manuli"). Over the past few years, Bruno has been experimenting with new 2D animation techniques in many of his works, and occasionally dedicates his free time to illustrations for magazines such as "Donna Moderna", "Valore", "Qui Bergamo" and "Corriere della Sera".
In CeC & CaC 2006, Bruno Bozzetto's work will be represented by "Flash Films", a special selection of newer shorts rendered entirely in Flash Animation.
   

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Shamima Abbas (poetry, prose, drawing, flashworks) (India)
Shamima Abbas is a girl with lots of dreams, eager to convert them into reality; always ready to accept challenges, eager to convert them into success. Living the life of a normal person, but with polio in both legs, she holds a postgraduate degree in Commerce, and quite successfully runs her own business. Her talent for putting feelings into words began to emerge a few years ago, when she started writing poems and short stories in response to the enthusiastic appreciation of her friends. And then she moved on to presenting them independently as finished works, by building them into Flash-animations, till "my creativity was speaking with action". Her works have been published variously, including on a CD-Gazette of "The IDEA".
For CeC & CaC 2006, Shamima Abbas has very specially formatted a few pages and flashworks from her personal website into a linear narrative and communication, for screening as an Unaccompanied Presentation.
   

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Nate Pagel (art-video) (USA)
Nate Pagel grew up in California and New York. He began his studies and early career in the sciences, studying engineering, but moved on to study painting and photography at Rice University in Houston, Texas, followed by serving a Rotary Foundation Scholarship for International Understanding at the University of Sydney. While working for Apple Computer, Nate began experimenting with computer-based multimedia as art work in 1994. He moved to creating interactive CD-ROM experiences and web sites for a variety of firms in Texas and California while developing expertise with digital video and effects. This work has in total garnered over 40 industry awards. During this time, Nate also began collaborating on virtual reality and teleconferencing projects with the Electronic Café International in Santa Monica, and also the University of Texas Professors Marcos Novak and Allucquere Roseanne Stone. Nate contributes to artistic projects that incorporate video, sound, graphics, multimedia, theatre, dance, the Internet, virtual reality, videoconferencing and other interactive technologies. He specializes in conceptual work, video production, effects, lighting and stage design. His collaborations with the Sharir Dance Company, using video in conjunction with interactive technology and live performance have been performed for audiences internationally. As a video producer and artist, his work has been shown in Austin, Boulder, Chicago, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, New London (Connecticut), New York City, Oberlin, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, San Jose, Santa Monica, Tempe, Amsterdam, Hanover, Klagenfurt, Lisbon, London, Rotterdam, Sydney and Oslo.
For CeC & CaC 2006, Nate Pagel is sending in a brief special DVD for screening as an Unaccompanied Presentation
   

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Chiara Passa (art-video, installations & multiple media) (Italy)
Chiara Passa was born in Rome and studied at Salerno's Artistic Lyceum and also the Fine Arts Academy of Naples and Rome, before taking her Master's at Salerno University's Faculty of Communications Science, in "New Audiovisual mediums". She now lives and works in Rome, continually applying technology towards deriving an intrinsic language of these new mediums by rigorously experimenting with the unknown creative possibilities they offer. The limit between abstraction and a search for image composition is indefinite and at the borderline of her artwork, with explorations of the same theme using animations and video-installation towards different formal solutions. Her animations are a constant study of geometric shape, in three-dimensional performance orientated visions of a virtual space, forcing the viewer to confront an 'oddity space'. Others (net-art) works that she has created for public spaces, such as "Art Calling-Digital Art Stories", have had phone booths used as a communicative medium for people to listen to stories about digital art, while her web projects (such as ideasonair.net) prompt discourse on concepts such as identity/sharing, space/time, medium/message. Since 1998, Chiara Passa's works and presentations have been featured or exhibited in cutting edge creative-media events across Armenia, Argentina, Turkey, Finland, Canada, South Korea, Latvia, USA, Thailand, Russia, Spain, France, Greece, Syracuse, Germany, Chile, Rome, UK, Switzerland.
For CeC & CaC 2006, Chiara Passa is sending in a brief special DVD for screening as an Unaccompanied Presentation.
   

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John Antoine Labadie (digital-still-imaging + Curating a consolidated presentation from artists in Taiwan, China, USA) (USA/Taiwan)
John Antoine Labadie was born in Seattle, USA, trained as a sculptor at the Dayton Art Institute and then earned a bachelor's degree in painting from the University of Dayton, a Master's, in perceptual psychology from Wright State University and an interdisciplinary Doctorate from the College of Design, Architecture Art & Planning at the University of Cincinnati. He has worked professionally in industrial engineering, photography, scientific-illustration and as a writer, editor and artist for several newspapers, magazines and academic journals. He has also held positions with the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Edison State College, Urbana University, the University of Dayton and California State University, Santa Barbara, the University of Texas at Austin, and Boston University. Since 1994, he has been a faculty member in the Art Department at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke and is the founder of the Digital Arts program there. He also serves as Director of the UNCP Digital Academy, a multi-departmental collaboration offering undergraduate new media courses, and a range of creative and technical media services and activities. During the past ten years his own artworks have been exhibited in more than 200 national and international exhibitions and are held in numerous private and museum collections. He has published more than 150 articles on subjects ranged through high performance automobiles, Native American rock art, Mayan archaeology, scientific illustration, time management, digital resources management and processes of digital art making, He is an advisor and board member on numerous international projects including the International Digital Arts Association (Melbourne, Australia); the Academy of Electronic Arts (New Delhi, India); the International Association of Computer Graphics (St. Petersburg, Russia); the Museum of Computer Art (Brooklyn, New York) ; and also regularly serves as visiting artist/artist in residence, as with Taiwan National University of the Arts, United States National Park Service; Troy University, Alabama; the University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Chung Yuan Christian University Chung-Li, Taiwan; Beijing Film Beijing Film Academy, Beijing, China. John is currently a Fulbright Senior Scholar, serving as an "Internationally Outstanding Lecturer" at National Chengchi University in Taipei, Taiwan, and is most happily married to Margie Beth Labadie: artist, collaborator and muse.
For CeC & CaC 2006, John has contributed a special DVD presentation of his latest series of digital-still-imaging titled "Made in Taiwan". He is also very kindly serving the event as a co-curator to consolidate 2-3 additional presentations of works by 2-3 other artists, all as unaccompnaied presentations.
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1. Xu Da Wei (videographer & film-maker from the Beijing Film Academy) (China)
Status: Collecting info/data, DVD received
For CeC & CaC 2006, Xu Da Wei has provided a special DVD videowork, to be screened as an "Unaccompanied Presentation"
2.John Holloway (3D imaging) (USA)
John Holloway has for the past ten years worked with the Research Triangle Institute International of Durham, North Carolina, USA, in the position of Graphics Modeling Specialist. His primary work is all about developing 3D models and corresponding universes for VR based run time simulations used in industrial training. After taking a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting from the University of Cincinnati in 1981, John worked for a decade in a number of mediums, all decidedly traditional, but he also worked as a craftsman doing decorative as well as traditional house painting and carpentry to support his studio work. In 1990, he recognized that computer graphics had developed to a point where he could no longer ignore it from an artistic standpoint, and in 1991 he returned to school to study scientific visualization and C++ programming. Since then, it has been "my great fortune as an artist to find a career at the high end of computer graphics technology, with access to high end and experimental tools as well as those gifted craftsmen that create them." However, his avid interest and passion for digital technology still leaves him "first and foremost an artist, and an analog/traditional artist at that in my approach and perspective toward the digital universe. No matter the work I am always painting. The tools may change but the fundamental paradigm remains the same." His digital art is developed in both 2D and 3D formats, sometime also using the experimental 3D physical-based haptic painting system called "IMPaSTo".
STATUS: DVD NOT RECEIVED
3. James Edwards was born in New York City, and grew up in Pasadena, California. He received his B. A. in Art and M.F.A. degree in painting and drawing from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and is currently a professor in the Department of Art, University of South Carolina, where he teaches drawing. During his career, Edwards has worked with drawing, painting, video, photography and digital computer media, and has received individual artist fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, and the South Carolina Arts Commission. His award winning work has been included in hundreds of exhibitions nationally and internationally and is included in over 30 public and corporate collections. His current digital prints incorporate drawing, scanned objects, and digital photography. He explains, "The immediacy and accessibility of digital imagery allow me to scan the landscape for places where humans have left residue of their behavior. Speculating on the enigma of location and behavior, a digital print is created containing a drawing, a scanned object and a satellite image. I do not intend to suggest cause and effect relationships between these elements, or clichéd reminiscence, but rather a controlled displacement of space, referring to the complexity of social, political, and human issues."
For CeC & CaC 2006, James Edwards has provided a special PPT presentation of some of his imaging work, to be screened as an "Unaccompanied Presentation"
4. Margie Beth Labadie (Still imaging & transmedia work ~ university art professor and independent artist) (USA/Taiwan)
Margie Beth Labadie is a lecturer in the Digital Arts area of the Art Department at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, USA. She is also a visiting lecturer of Digital Fine Art at National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, has an MFA in Printmaking from East Carolina University and a BA in Art from Temple University, Philadelphia and Tyler School of Art in Rome. Merging traditional and digital printmaking techniques, combines physical objects with printed images to make 2D collages and 3D assemblages. Bird imagery is the main vehicle through which she depicts themes of war, love, separation and heroism. Avian photographs and illustrations, printed feathers, wishbones and eggs are combined with emotionally evocative objects like torn love letters, medals of valor, antique cigar boxes and maps to elicit the memories and mythologies of the war torn years of the early 20th century. Recent works use birds from children's literature to examine the current 'war on terrorism'. Many of her works comment on humankind's use of birds throughout recorded history. Before teaching at UNCP, Margie Labadie worked in Central and South America for nine years running her own international ecotourism company. She is a transplant to North Carolina from the Philadelphia region, but considers North Carolina to be her home. Is happily married to her partner and best friend John Antoine Labadie. Together they teach, lecture and offer hands-on workshops in digital fine art, creativity and originality.
For CeC & CaC 2006, Margie Labadie has provided a special DVD presentation of some of her imaging works, to be screened as an "Unaccompanied Presentation"
   

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Wilfried Agricola de Cologne (net & video artist-curator) (Germany)
Agricola de Cologne is a virtual instance, a multidisciplinary media artist, founder and director of [NewMediaArtProjectNetwork]:||cologne, an award winning experimental platform for art and New Media, operating from Cologne/Germany.
Since its foundation in 2000, he has realized a variety of New Media art projects based in both Internet and physical space, networking more than 1000 New Media artists, 50 curators and numerous institutions & organizations around the globe. He was earlier an independent curator between 1989 and 1994, when he organized several cultural projects in Europe, but since 2001 he has been mainly producing net-based events and entities, including for instance 18 showcases and global competitions of net-based art between 2001-'04, for the JavaMuseum - Forum for Internet Technology in Contemporary Art. The "VideoChannel" of his NewMediaArtProjectNetwork currently networks 17 curators, who in turn network about 150 video artists from their home countries, to create a unique video collection on the theme "memory & identity". This is entirely available online, but has also been presented completely and in selections in many festivals and media exhibitions since 2004. He is also co-curator and co-organizer of several such media art events, and has made several short-films that have been presented in various festivals. As an independent artist, he has had more than 100 solo exhibitions in cooperation with more than 70 museums throughout Europe since 1985. And since 2000, his online and offline multi-media works has been featured in more than 200 media exhibitions and festivals around the globe, inclduing ZKM Karlsruhe/G 2005, Biennale of Video & New Media Santiago/Chile 2005, Biennale de Montreal 2004, Biennale of Electronic Art Perth/Australia 2004 , Biennale of New Media Art Merida/Mexico 2003, FILE 2001-2005, Videoformes 2001-2002-2003-2005, Art on the Net 2001,2002, Mediaterra Athens 2002, ISEA 2002 Nagoya/Japan, SENEF Seoul 2004 & 2005, Arcipelago Rome 2005, and so on.
For CeC & CaC 2006, Agricola de Cologne is providing, for screening as an 'Unaccompanied Presentation', "Selection '03" ~ a special collection of short videos by various artists curated by him as one of his many ongoing projects These are:
1. Daniel Lo Iocono's "Digital Snapshot"
2. Jens Salamander's "Colossus"
3. Christina McPhee's "Salt"
4. Empar Cubells' "Infern Domestic"
5. Calin Dan's "SimpleCity"
6. Dana Levy's "Time with Hans"
7. Agricola de Cologne's "Truth_Paradise Found"
8. Maragrida Palva's "No Title"
9. Rafael Alcala's "Smoked"
10. Ji Hyung Kim's "Wo-men, Wo-rld"
   

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Transmediale Art-Video Selection 2005 (courtesy: Mr. Thomas Munz, Creative Director), Total running time: 63 min (Germany/Global)
The award competition of transmediale is now in its 18th year. This continuity of selecting and presenting video art has fostered the popularity of the festival, and the great quality of the participating works from all over the world. For the transmediale.05 competition in 2004, again more than 900 works were submitted. The selection consists of eight outstanding video works that participated in this year's international competition of the Berlin based media art festival, and gives an insight into current artistic video production. For the video selection programme of transmediale.05, the jury deliberately chose works that differ strongly in the way they were produced. Consequently, these videos give a wide-ranging insight into the dimensions of current artistic video production in form and content. The programme includes works by:
1. Chris Oakley ~ "The Catalogue" (5:00, 2004, uk). Oakley's video work deals with the retail environment. It places the viewer into the position of a remote and dispassionate agency, observing humanity as a series of units whose value is defined by their spending capacity and future needs.
2. MYLICON/EN ~ "CHROM" (4:23, 2004, it). An imaginary raid into an operating-theatre: an anaesthetized video/body, a temporary loss of consciousness, a state in which everything flows and the boundaries between body and space become blurred.
3. Corinna Schnitt ~ "Living A Beautiful Life" (13:00, 2003, de). From their stylish Los Angeles villa, an attractive married couple pontificates on how ideal their lifestyle is. At first it appears as though the interview is for real, however as time passes, the pair seem more and more like actors.
4. NomIg. ~ "pdx_01" (7:32, 2004, ca). The audiovisual composition explores the strength within an 'ebb and flow' relationship between audio and video, the relationship between video and the 'space' in which it is presented, and the juxtaposition of abstract and concrete imagery as a theoretical tool.
5. Lina Selander ~ "Reconstruction" (6:30, 2004, se). A video and sound composition created from old photos with scenes from a typical family album. The motif remains hidden, the viewer only sees the back of the photos. What is visible however, is holes, threads and notes on the prints which connect people and visual elements on an abstract plane.
6. Juan Romero ~ "A Pragmatic Of Links" (10:30, 2004, es). 'A Pragmatic of Links' is an attempt to stage a parasitological vision based on image processing, whilst focusing on interference and broken imagery as a central dramaturgical element.
7. Le Collectif Magique ~ "BIC BAC JOB" (13:00, 2004, fr) 'The ghost of the ghost of my youth' as the four French artists alternatively call their video work, oscillates between Lyçeé Raymond Naves and a derelict factory. The non-linear and highly subjective narration revolves around Nicolas Santenas Santos, lead guitarist of 'Hypnolove'.
8. Johann Lurf ~ "(ohne titel)" (3:00, 2003, at). Bit by bit the screen fills up: 12 clips are put into context with each other through split screens. Voices, languages and sound begin to overlay, different genres, in colour and black and white, compete for the viewer's attention.
   

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Karin Kuhlmann (digital-still-imaging) (Germany)
Karin Kuhlmann studied photography and graphic design before spending 25 years as a commercial artist in the advertising industry, and has lived all her life in the North Rhine Westfalia region of Germany. With the entry of computers into her work in 1994, she soon discovered the creative potential presented by this new artistic tool for again taking up her original passions for the still-image as art, and meandered rapidly toward the abstract and the mathematical. In 2000 she launched her own Web site and the rest is digital-imaging history. Her works have become primary resource materials for students and teachers from all over the world working on anything from homework, essays, lectures and term papers through to dissertations on computer graphics or a digital artist. Some of her works now illustrate chapters on new art, new media, hypermedia communication, mathematics and fractals in several educational programs and schoolbooks. She has been variously awarded all over the globe for her imaging, and her works have been exhibited in numerous different countries. She has also been featured with her works in several cutting-edge specialist publications over the past few years, most recently including "IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications" (USA), and "Idea Graphics and Design" (Taiwan). Karin also occasionally collaborates with artists from other disciplines, and is currently working on a series entitled "Music" along these lines, which goes forward from an experimental collaboration and presentation with electronic music and also the Polish opera singer Monica Kopec in Krakow, November 2004. Also up in early 2006 is her taking part in an exhibition titled "Electric Paint: The Computer as 21st Century Canvas", which will tour the US after opening at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin, in the spring.
For CeC & CaC 2006, KArin Kuhlmann has contributed a small selection of recent images for screening as an Unaccompanied Presentation
   

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Tibor Kovacs-egri.(digital-still-imaging, Art-Video, International Digital Art-video) (Hungary)
Tibor Kovacs-egri is a professional graphic artist based in Budapest, who's independent and experimental e-Creative works have also been featured in various different national and international exhibitions over the past few years. Affiliated to the Association of Hungarian Creative Artists, Tibor believes that the fine arts-just like art in general-have developed always in parallel with other spheres of learning and thinking. "The manner of expression in the works of the fine arts corresponds to the way man has seen things, to his aesthetic world of taste in different epochs. The materials and means have followed the new possibilities continually being offered by science, and the thoughts and feelings presented in the works have always been strongly influenced by the spiritual questions of the time, and the attempted answers to them. In recent decades the development of electronic communications and computer technology have caused a revolution in the way images are produced." And so, Tibor takes full advantage of new technologies in producing his works, working instinctually to represent the human in the mystical while sticking faithfully to his roots in the aesthetic norms of traditional graphic art. Computer technology has just multiplied the means of this artist, enabling him to realize his graphic concepts faster and more precisely than ever before, and bring his experiments in the world of forms and colors out of the restrictions of pencil or brush.
Tibor's work will be represented in 3 parts:
[1] a slide-show of some of his own digital-still-imaging
[2] "International Virtual Exhibition of Digital Fine Art": a video-presentation of digital­still-imaging by 22 artists from around the world, orchestrated by Tibor into video for the Budapest Today Festival, 2004. Artists represented in this by their digital-imaging are: Christian Couette, Bernard Dumaine, Ingrid Kamerbeek, Christiane Schimmel, Norbert Strippel, Craig Blair, Ursula Freef, Darin Ingalls, Pygoya, Sylvie Robert, Hans-Georg Tuerstig, Nita Jawary, Parys St. Martin, Vlado Franjevic, Afanassy Pud, Uly Paya, Zazie, Willem den Broeder, Shankar Barua, Istvan Horkay, Eszter Kneiz amd Tibor Kovacs-egri,.. with music by György Jellinek Gaál & Shankar Barua. Please note that only segments from this collection will be screened.
[3] "Evocation", a new art-video he has produced, with artworks by himself, Zazie and Bernard Dumaine, choreography by György Jellinek Gaál, performance by the EuroDance Studio, and music by Shankar Barua (3min. aprox). Of this, Tibor says,"I wanted to represent the life of my friend (György), in 3 minutes, and also connect different art techniques and different artists' works in collaboration."
György Jellinek Gaál is a choreographer and ballet artist based in Budapest, who "began to learn dance in 1957, and the learning process didn't finish yet. Nietche wanted to see a dancing god. Krishna is a god, a goddess and a dancer in one person. The dance is inherent to each people ~ 'let's the music play!.'"
Shankar Barua is introduced separately in this document. He is also the Creative Director of CeC & CaC 2006.
   

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Cynthia Beth Rubin & Bob Gluck (art-video, 4-5min.) (USA)
"Layered Histories" is the imaginary story of an actual 13th century illuminated Bible, the Marseilles Bible, as told through a fluid video mirroring the many layers of the Manuscript: as a beautiful artifact, as a work of art reflecting the convergence of cultures in medieval Spain, and as a text which tells stories which themselves are layered in meanings. An interactive version of the work has earlier been shown at SIGGRAPH 2004, ICM Multimedia 04, Emmersions Gallery, ICMC 2004, and Pixelerations. Bringing together digitally manipulated and layered images and sounds, the linear version is comprised of a cascading series of animations, sequenced to reference the layered existence of the Marseilles Bible. The recurring images of a narrow street in Toledo (Spain) anchor the timeless qualities of the Bible as a cultural artifact reflecting a certain moment in history, while the unfolding, veiled referential qualities of the sounds reflect an aesthetic parallel to that of the animations, although they each emerge and change at their own independent pacing. 'Layered Histories' will be showing at the Fine Family Art Gallery, Atlanta Jewish Community Center, January 29 - Sunday, April 23
Audio: Bob Gluck is a composer / performer of interactive sound installation and live electronic performance. Much of his recent work utilizes electronically expanded acoustical instruments, including baglama saz, harpsichord, piano, and ram's horn, featuring electronic sensors and Max/MSP software interfaces. Gluck also created the elaborate sound installation 'Sounds of a Community' (2000 - 2002). His recordings include 'Stories Heard and Retold' (1998) and 'Electric Songs' (2003), and his music has been performed internationally. His current project is a live electronic "translation" of music from Miles Davis' 'Bitches Brew" period. Bob Gluck's musical training is from the Julliard, Manhattan, and Crane schools of Music, University at Albany (BA, 1977) and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (MFA, 2001). His work has been discussed and reviewed in the Computer Music Journal, Moment, The Forward, Reconstructionism Today, Hadassah Magazine and elsewhere. Gluck is Assistant Professor and Director of the Electronic Music Studios at The University at Albany, and he is Associate Director at the Electronic Music Foundation.
Images & Video: Cynthia Beth Rubin trained as a painter and began work in digital media in the 1980s. Her art incorporates strong historical and personal references. She has received awards and grants from the Connecticut Commission of the Arts, Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture, New England Foundation on the Arts, and elsewhere. Rubin has exhibited around the world, including the New York Digital Salon, Pixxelpoint (Slovenia), ARCADE (England, Siberia and Belarussia), SIGGRAPH and ISEA and in Brazil, Australia, the Netherlands, and Canada. Her work has been discussed in numerous publications, including texts published by INA (Paris), Création Numérique, in Anne Morgan Spalter's 'The Computer in the Visual Arts' (1999) and in periodicals in Korea, Japan, the Netherlands, France, Brazil, and the UK. Rubin holds degrees from Antioch College and the Maryland Institute, College of Art (BA and MFA). She teaches part-time at the Rhode Island School of Design and this Fall-Winter has been in residence in Senegal.
   

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Epica Awards, Reel of winners and selected finalists ­ 2004/2005 (courtesy Mr. Andrew Rawlins, President) (France/EU)
The Epica Awards are now in the 19th year of encouraging the highest standard of creativity in European advertising, by helping agencies, production houses and photographers to develop reputations across the continent. The awards are juried by the European advertising trade press, with 32 magazines from 23 countries represented in 2005. Epica winners receive wide_spread media coverage through_out Europe and a selection of the best entries is published each year in the Epica Book, a unique record of Europe's most outstanding creative work. Epica entries are judged on the basis of 2 criteria only: the originality of the creative idea and the quality of its execution. The highest scoring print and film entries in each category are the category winners (gold), while entries that do not win but that achieve a qualifying score are finalists (silver & bronze). Winners receive Epica pyramids and certificates, finalists receive certificates, and all material entered in the competition is donated to the permanent collection of the Musée de la Publicité in the Palais du Louvre when no longer required..
   

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Ellen Zweig (video, audio, installation and performance art) (USA)
Ellen Zweig is an artist who works with video, audio, installation and performance. In her installations, Zweig has used optics to create camera obscuras, video projection devices, and miniature projected illusions. She has also created multi-channel video installations that have variously toured the US, including museums such as the New Mexico Museum of Fine Art in Santa Fe, List Center for the Visual Arts at MIT, Scottsdale Center for the Arts at P.S. 1 in New York. Her work "(tongue tongue stone) G. W. Leibnitz" premiered at the International Film Festival Rotterdam in 2003; "(The Chinese Room) John Searle" premiered at Viper Basel in 2003; three sections of her HEAP set were shown at the Thailand New Media Festival, 2004; "precarious" premiered at the Athens International Film and Video Festival, 2004, and was also screened at the Festival Images Contre Nature in Marseilles, 2004, and the San Francisco Art Institute Film and Video Festival, 2005; "a surplus of landscape," premiered at Millenium Film Workshop, New York in 2005, screened with "(tongue tongue stone) G. W. Leibnitz"; "(The Chinese Room) John Searle" and "(unsolved) Robert van Gulik." It also screened at the New York Video Festival, 2005, while "(unsolved) Robert van Gulik" screened at the Athens International Film and Video Festival, 2005.
For CeC & CaC, Ellen Zweig has contributed a DVD of her HEAP set, containing three different videos.
[1] "(The Chinese Room) John Searle" 7:30 minutes, [2] "(tongue tongue stone), and [3] G. W. Leibnitz" 9:36 minutes
   

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Michael Brynntrup (art-video) (Germany)
Michael Brynntrup was born in Münster, Germany, studied in Freiburg, Rome and Berlin, and took a Master's degree in Fine Arts at the Braunschweig School of Art. He has been producing experimental poems, texts, paintings, photography, fotocopies, performances, installations and exhibitions since 1977, and over 60 experimental short films and videos since 1981,.. including four feature films. His work with Digital art in interactive media dates since 1995, and straddles CD-ROM, DVD and the Internet. His film works have been featured in exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art New York, 1987, 1992, 1999, and won numerous international exhibitions and film awards. He has been an organizer of avantgarde and gay film events for museums, institutions and international film festivals, produced publications on Super8 and Off-Off-Cinemas, and delivered several guest lectures, workshops, project advisories and apprenticeship counselling in the area of media production and film since 1990,
For CeC & CaC 2006, Michael Brynntrup has provided four works for screening as an unaccompanied presentation. They are 'The Hong Kong Showcase' (3:22 ~ shot entirely with a photo-camera), 'All you can eat' (5:30) and 'HEART.INSTANT/IATION II (Autogenous Manipulations)' (7:15), and NETC.ETERA.
   

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Horkay Istvan (imaging and art-video) (Hungary)
Horkay Istvan was born in Budapest, Hungary. After graduating from the School of Fine Arts in Budapest, he was invited to attend the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow - Poland, the Major Art and Cultural Center of Eastern Europe, where he received his Master of Fine Arts. He then continued his studies at the Royal Academy of Art in Copenhagen, and eventually also did additional post-graduate work at the Academy of Fine Arts in Budapest. He has studied under Artist and Theater Director Tadeusz Kantor as well as Professors M. Weimann, J.Nowosielski and Palle Nielsen, earning Diplomas in Graphic Arts, Painting, and Film Animation. Of his e-Creative work in particular, Horkay says: "In today's world, computers are used to simplify our lives. However, as an artist, I find computers and the digital world to be tools that must be taken seriously, because they inherently reflect the artist and his work. If my work is considered in its mathematical and digital realm, then we can see the duality of the human created art and the binary basis of digitizing. It is of the greatest importance that the humanity of the artists reveals itself truly and is not overshadowed by the technology. It is within these considerations that I come to a dilemma where I must find artistic parameters within the unlimited power of technology. When my work is saved as a psd file in Adobe Photoshop, I am at liberty to change, alter, or rework my pieces at will. My pieces, as stored files, remain alive and not complete with the resoluteness of, for example, a painting. Therein lies the challenge of finding closure and the end point to all the pieces.
For CeC & CaC 2006, Horkay Istvan has contributed an extraordinary collection of his short video artworks for screening as an "Unaccompanied Presentation".
   

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Seagate Technical Awards for Excellence in Digital Technology for Films & Television - 2005 Reel (courtesy Mr. Ramesh Meer, Chairman-Broadcast India) (India)
The 5th Consecutive "Seagate Technical Awards for Excellence in Digital Technology for Films & Television" was held at Y.B. Chavan Centre, Mumbai, on 19 October, 2005.
For CeC & CaC 2006, we have a brief special DVD of the event and content for screening as an Unaccompanied Presentation
   

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0110 Digital Films Festival, reel of winners and selected finalists ­ 2005, running time 1hr. (courtesy Ms. Madhureeta Anand, Founder & Festival Director) (India)
The 3rd 0110 Digital Film Festival ran in both Delhi and Mumbai through September 2005, with support from the British Council in India. This time, the festival sourced films from around the globe, after the success of, and overwhelming audience-response to, the earlier two iterations encouraged the organizers to increase the ambit beyond its earlier focus upon mainly films from India, South Asia and Britain.
For CeC & CaC 2006, Ms. Madhureeta Anand, Founder & Festival Director is contributing a brief special DVD of winners and selected finalists for screening as an Unaccompanied Presentation
Credits & Further Details Awaited
   

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Pinina Podestà (digital-still-iamging+various) (Italy)
Pinina Podestà was born in Italy, where she presently lives in Augusta. She started her artistic activity with oil painting as an autodidact. In 2001, attracted by the potentiality of computer graphics and the Internet, she also approached digital art, but in spite of such investigations and experimentation with new artistic forms, she continues to make canvases and take part in national and international exhibitions of paintings. Sometimes however, she also uses them as sources of inspiration for international digital collaborations, and her internet web site contains a showcase of many such works, including international common projects.
In CeC & CaC 2006, Pinina Podestà will share [i] several personal artworks, [ii] a summary of the "Sospesa project", achieved by contaminating oil painting with computer graphics in collaboration with several international artists, and [iii] a summary of the "As a Ghost project", an attempt to highlight the pitiful state of carelessness towards a unique structure.
   

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Achmad Krisgatha (aka Krist) (audio-visual & nteractive art) (Indonesia)
Achmad Krisgatha is based in Bandung, Indonesia, where he studied Interior Design at the Bandung University. He has been involved with several art projects since graduation in 1999, including an exciting collaboration with the top Indonesian underground band 'Jeruji'. His art projects are all based upon sounds and visuals, and have been extensively featured in exhibitions and other events all across Indonesia, and also some in Thailand, Singapore and New Zealand. He describes his work as, "an interactive passage between the real and the imaginary, orient and occident, cosmos and earth, nature and city, cause and effect. A compendium of forms and content of global elements and ancestral memories integrated into the digital era; combining virtual reality, stereoscopy, sound and music, video and interactive; and containing themes such as history, mythology, nature, city, chaos, equilibrium, and evolution." In 2002, along with several friends, he founded TRANSEAT SPACELAB as a collaborative ongoing platform for production and presentations. He also works as an art & music director for Indonesia's independent music, culture, skate, surf and lifestyle magazine "Ripple & Surf Time", and is Director for the Room No.1 art space and 347/eat Group Artists.
For CeC & CaC 2006, Achmad Krisgatha has provided a VCD of two brief videos from his "Manipulation Construction Installation" work, for screening as an "Unaccompanied Presentation" ~ [i] "A Small Question in the Crowded Space" (2:36), and [ii] "Dieskitie" (1:54)
   

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Daniel Gontz (aka Casa Gontz) (VJ & Visual Artist) (Romania)
Daniel Gontz is a visual artist, VJ, organizer and promoter based in Bucharest and Vienna. He studied visual arts at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna and has had several shows in Bucharest, Vienna, Brussels, Barcelona, Budapest and other cities. His latest projects include Poltur and Hotel Gontz. Poltur is a cynical but none-the-less humorous enactment of a tour and journey through the political realm of a post communist space, offering perspectives on both the anatomy of political power in such posttraumatic societies and on the relationship between the different layers of the society. Hotel Gontz is a one-night concept, an episodic hotel staged for a single night, a particular night in which it would be invaded by artists, DJs and a huge party crowd. In parallel, Casa Gontz runs Spoiler Tv, an on line television. He belongs to the new breed of Romanian young artists
For CeC & CaC 2006, Casa Gontz is providing a brief DVD presentation of his work for screening as an "Unaccompanied Presentation"
   

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Teo Spiller & Tadej Komavec (the X-Lam Project) (Slovenia)
Teo Spiller and Tadej Komavec began working together on the X-lam project in 2005. Their work is focused upon researching images through different processes of looking at them, which they simulate by means of their own technologies. X-lam has so far been exhibited in Hevreka!05 (Ljubljana), Final Flash City 6.3 (Izola), exhibition 95-05 in the Museum of Modern Arts in Ljubljana, the festival Break 2.3 (Ljubljana) and "Alphabet City Topography" (Metelkova City).
Teo Spiller's works have been presented in numerous international art exhibitions, such as the Irish Museum of Modern Art (Dublin), the Italian Pavilion of the 1999 Venice Biennale, the Machida Museum of Graphic Arts (Tokyo), the Graphics Biennale in Gyoro, and at the Modern Gallery and Town Gallery in Ljubljana. His works are in collections at the Town Gallery in Ljubljana, City Museum in Gyoro, Rhizome Artbase in New York and elsewhere. The artist himself has been the subject of articles in publications such as the New York Times and Montreal CIAC Magazine, and also on radio and TV shows on Austrian National Radio, Gajba TV, Radio Student, Dnevnik Newsletter, Delo Newsletter, Studio City show and elsewhere. He has organized several group art events representing renowned artists from all over the world, including the net.art trade forum where one of the first virtual works of art was sold, and the INFOS 2000 off-line net.art contest. He has authored several published articles about net.art and presented various lectures and workshops.
Tadej Komavec is a computer engineer and expert on digital technologies. He sees technology as a part of human evolution, and his special interest is the interaction between technology and humans. He was been involved in numerous projects on robotics, process automation and intelligent telecommunication, and has published a number of articles in Slovenian professional journals. He believes in complete modularity and connectability.
For CeC & CaC 2006, Teo Spiller & Tadej Komavec are providing a brief DVD overview of the X-lam project for screening as an "Unaccompanied Presentation"
   

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Eric Fillion (aka VJ Nokami) (Visual Media & Communications)
Eric Filion is a graphic designer engaged primarily with the visual media and communications environment. He also participates in visual artistic performances as media designer. He was part of the Neoist movement, and collaborates regularly in international artistic visual presentations in Europe (AVITUK, Optronica, Arts Electronica), USA (SHARE, AVITRetreat, Center art project) in Asia (Mobile road cinema thailand, Thailand New media Arts) and in Canada (Momentfactory, SAT, Champs Libre). His artistic approach is clearly influenced by his numerous travels on several continents. The canvas of images he expresses tend to reflect human emotions based on cultural values, where ancient traditions meet with the present, to clash and come into harmony in the now.
For CeC & CaC 2006, Eric Filion is providing a DVD of 8 brief works, some in collaboration with composer Jan Pienkowski, but not all may be screened, depending upon available time. The works are: Monica Freire (live, 5:32), Robo/tek V.6 (live 3:33), Perplex8Lola (4:38), Dominatrix (4:21), Freedom (3:49), Structure (6:26), Yao (3:55), and Memphremagog (4:33)
   

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Jason Van Anden (Cybernetic Artist) (USA)
Jason Van Anden's cybernetic artworks are equal parts emotion and logic. His very personal creations combine traditional fine art technique and programming expertise with emotional intelligence and humor. Artworks produced by this recipe include a pair of emotive robotic sculptures named Neil and Iona, a video game where players manage their feelings called Farklempt! and ascii chewy, a virtual pet and portrait of pure love. Van Anden holds a BFA in Sculpture from Syracuse University and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. In addition to the Smile Project, he is the President of Quadrant 2, Inc., a technology company he founded in 1996. More about Jason Van Anden and his artwork can be found by looking for SmileProject online
For CeC & CaC 2006, Jason Van Anden is providing a brief DVD overview of his works for screening as an "Unaccompanied Presentation".
   

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Genco Gulan (conceptual artist) (Turkey)
Genco Gulan is a conceptual artist and a social critic. He studied Political Science and Art at Bogazici University, Istanbul, and then pursued a Master's in Media Studies at New School University, New York. During his studies he focused on social transformation, new technology and art, and he gave lectures at New York Institute of Technology, Köln University and participated to conferences such as ISIMD 2003 Istanbul, ISEA 2004 Helsinki and Refresh Banff 2005. His art works have been shown at the Museum of Painting and Sculpture, Istanbul (1993), AKM Istanbul (1996), Raum für Kunst, Graz (1997), Mediaterra, Athens (2000), 450 Broadway Gallery, New York (2000), Here, New York (2001), Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro (2003), ZKM, Karlsruhe (2004) and prog:me festival Rio de Janeiro (2005). His online works have been presented at rhizome.org, webbiennial.org and kanonmedia.com, and his articles have been published in NY Arts Magazine, Arredemento Mimarik and Milliyet Sanat. His name and works have been referred to in magazines such as Newsweek, Flash Art, Art in America, Vietnam Visual Arts, Me Naiset and Sanat Dunyamiz. His online works have been in the required reading list of University of California Santa Barbara (2002), Hunters College at Buffalo, New York (2003) and Rice University, Texas (2005). He currently lives and works in Istanbul.
For CeC & CaC 2006, Genco Gulan is providing a special DVD overview of the Web Biennial 2005, an online Contemporary Art Biennial with 112 artists that he recently produced with a small team and shoestring budget. The project also deploys an ongoing series of e-panel meetings that ride the Web as a tactical media in the form of a Web Biennial Symposium. The overview will be screened as an "Unaccompanied Presentation".
   

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Marcello Mercado (video-audio) (Italy-Argentina-Germany)
Marcello Mercado is an Italian-Argentine Videoartist, Musician, Netartist, Performer and Painter living in Brühl, Germany, who has since 1993 served Fellowships or Post-Production Residencies with Fundación Antorchas; The John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; The Rockefeller Foundation; The Lampadia Foundation; Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln; and Centre International du Creation Vidéo Pierre Schaeffer Montbéliard Belfort, France. Since 2003, his works have been exhibited or otherwise featured in exhibitions and media festivals in Germany, Korea, Italy, Turkey, Austria, The Netherlands, Colombia, USA, France, Canada, Australia, Russia, Brazil, Taiwan and Thailand.
For CeC & CaC 2006, Marcello Mercado is providing for screening as an "Unaccompanied Presentation" his recent video artwork titled "The Chemical and Physical Perception, in the Eye of the Cat, in the Moment of the Cut" (12´58"), which he describes as an animation of the explosive process of pain transmission with neurally inspired models, and using very high sound frequencies in order to put in evidence the voltage-gated channels, and impulses jumping the gaps of all bio-electrical processes.
   

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Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center (courtesy Carol Parkinson) (USA)
Harvestworks is a non-profit arts organization founded in 1977 to encourage creation and expand dissemination of digital media artwork by providing opportunities for the public to see and hear innovative artists using electronic technologies. From its central SOHO location in New York and through its Internet presence it also provides accessible and coordinated digital media production, education, information and content distribution services to a diverse creative community that includes electronic music composers, interactive media designers, film and video makers, digital tool developers and computer programmers.
For CeC & CaC 2006, Harvestworks has provided for screening as an unaccompanied presentation the video section of a collaborative project with InterSpace, Sofia, called "Surround Sound Works", which was first presented November 22-30, 2005 @ the Red House Centre for Culture and Debate, Sofia, Bulgaria. This includes Surround Sound Video Works by:
1. Melanie Patiram (video) & Phoenecia (audio) _ "Cyclic Redundancy", the music spontaneously synchronizes itself with its visual counterpart.
2. Lauren Petty and Shaun Irons-" Stop Motion": combines Hamlet's first monologue w/ footage of N.J.'s Garden State Parkway.
3. Josely Caravalho- "Book of Roofs": interactive virtual perspectives on "shelter".
4. Abigail Child- "Blonde Fur" the first part of a series of digital projections that excavate in the legacy of home movie and post-war American suburban culture.
5. Wago Kreider- "Marvelous Creatures": photographic shocks flashing images of the fixed-explosive.
6. Ursula Scherrer and Michael Schumacher- "London Heathrow": an abstract portrait of Heathrow Airport.
   

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Gruppo Sinestetico (multiple media -courtesy Sassu Antonio) (Italy)
Gruppo Sinestetico was established in Italy, February 1999, by the artists Massimo Perseghin, Matteo Albertin, Anonio Sassu and Takeshi Shimizu, taking its name from the Movimento Sinestetico, and founded upon a base of an evolutional Synesthetic Thought from history. It is substantially about an utopic research for a Totally Unique Work of Art, created from an interchange of expressive languages with an aim to stimulate the 5 (or 6) human senses in a « Total Work » that would exceed attempts made in the past by building upon their experience to go beyond fundamental relations between Colour and Sound, to extend levels of perception to other expressive forms. It is also substantially about taking inspiration from the 900' avant-gardes to consider the possibilities of Communicative / Expressive works in the historic present to prepare the generational exchange. Works of Gruppo Sinestetico have been variously featured and exhibited since 1999 across Italy and in Germany, UK, Yugoslavia, USA, Japan, Brazil, Mexico, Russia, China and Turkey.
For CeC & CaC 2006, Gruppo Sinestetico (Albertin, Perseghin, Sassu, Scordo) is contributing a special DVD video for screening as an Unaccompanied Presentation
     

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Ajaykumar (Multiple-Media Artist) (UK)
Ajaykumar's work as an artist began in the sphere of experimental performance, evolving into concerns with composition of architectural, photographic, cinematic, and digital image, as ontological form. He is particularly interested in spectatorship dynamics, and at the shapes-design studio-a collaboration with an architect and a product designer-he has been developing gardens, furniture, and lighting that comes into 'being' through the manipulation and 'play' of others. His work has been award-winning and critically acclaimed. Ajaykumar is also an academic at Goldsmiths College, University of London, where his research concerns synthetic practices of technology, art, science, and philosophy.
For CeC & CaC 2006, Ajaykumar is providing three works to be screened as "Unaccompanied Presentations":
[a] "Luminescence ~ a garden of the night and day" (PPT With audio & video, 12:43) ~ first shown at the Royal College of Art, which charts the intellectual, conceptual journey of a work culminating in a garden 'of the night and day' now being realized for the Peabody Trust in one of its housing estates in London.
[b] "Tate Modern - A Tantric Viewing" (DVD, 4:20) ~ which offers a radical
re-interpretation of the spatial dynamics of the Tate Modern Museum, London: perceiving the architecture of this edifice coming into being only through cognisant beings' performative kinaesthetics.
[c] "Pages of Madness" (html & Macromedia Shockwave) ~ the first of a series of
trans-media works for the net and galleries, which considers the visuality of text in a net that is dominated by text. It re-conceives, in digital media, notions of concrete poetry; as well as the practices of the ciné-roman filmmakers such as Chris Marker, and Marguerite Duras: who made 'films to read'.
   

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Sarita Dev & Maurits Kelder (DevArt: Multiple Media and Interactive Art) (Netherlands)
DevArt was founded by Maurits Kelder and Sarita Dev to bring together the science of sound and visual perception, technology and art by producing innovative works that push boundaries and cross disciplines. DevArt produces concepts, develops and designs creative interactive works that move the senses of the users. A portfolio of their work can be seen on their website.
Sarita Dev is a multimedia artist based in the Netherlands. She was born in the Netherlands but spent a great deal of her childhood in India. Interested in both science and art she studied Visual Arts at Academy Minerva (Groningen) and the Rijksakademie, (Amsterdam), and also Word & Image Studies at the Free University of Amsterdam.
She has taught at Leiden University, works as information and interaction designer and makes films and visual art. Her works have been shown at many places. Nowadays her main interest is exploring the physiology of visual perception.
Maurits Kelder is a researcher and engineer. He studied nuclear physics at the University of Utrecht, and worked in the Internet industry developing new services. He is actively involved in the design and realization of high-end audio systems. In addition he develops software and electronic circuits.
For CeC & CaC 2006, DevArt is providing a DVD presentation of their latest work Himalaya's Head for screening as an "Unaccompanied Presentation". The piece premiered at the Waag Society in Amsterdam, summer 2005. It is originally an interactive installation taking the audience on a track through the Himalayan Mountains, but the balance between the participant's action and visual feedback is lost along the way and things don't happen in a normal pace any longer.
   

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Uly Paya (multiple media) (Austria)
Uly Paya was born in Malawi in Southwest Africa as a son of development helpers, and now lives in Vienna, Austria. He is a painter, filmmaker, writer, physicist, teacher and writer of books (eg. "Arjuna"), who has also been studying the visual messages of dreams for more than 15 years. While his grandfather hunted wild boars and crocodiles and he does not, he nevertheless sometimes sees himself as a hunter too, but one who has to choose from the huge imaginings of his own mind every day. But he is "not constructing a view......it's his way of living." Thousands of sketches and hundreds of paintings can now be found in the artist's atelier in Vienna, but also in private collections and museums worldwide.His first digital artworks were created in 1985 by experiments with the then very new visual possibilities of computers. He later also programmed artistic presentations and even games, but his digital artwork has now developed mainly towards surrealistic paintings made out of photos, and have been extensively shown in exhibition tours throughout Europe.
For CeC & CaC 2006, Uly Paya has contributed a DVD version of his recent short film "Cognitionfruits" (4:30) for screening as an Unaccompanied Presentation.
     

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Participant support:

Embassy of Austria
Pro-Helvetia Arts Council of Switzerland
Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia
Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Turkey
some Participants Themselves
Italian Embassy Cultural Institute
Intima Virtual Base
NOMAD Project Channel
... and others





Organization

Lalsawmliani Tochhawng (IIC) Shankar Barua (The AeA)
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Ground Coordination

Niru Singh (Media & Communications Professional / Delhi)
Anuradha Pathak (Artist & Arts Researcher / Delhi)
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Volunteer Co-Hosts & Co-Presenters

Bacchus Barua (Student / Delhi University)
Devyani Arya (Student / NID)
Shweta Grampurohit (Student / NID)
Basangauda Inamdar (Student / NID)
Pallavi Kulkarni (Student / NID)
Lakshmi Kumar (Student / NID)
Ruchira Parihar (Student / NID)
Ruta Potnis (Student / NID)
Arul Prabhu (Student / NID)
Gayatri Sathe (Student / NID)
Abhishek Shrivastava (Student / NID)
Eva (Student / NID)
Hitesh Gusani (MD, Cybertec Studios / Mumbai)
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Infrastructure & Technical (IIC)

Suresh Pal
Jugal Kishore
Shashidharan
... & others
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Back-up & Security (The AeA)

Deepak Thapa

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