Selected Courses on Digital Art-UOWM

29 Απριλίου 2013


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Dear Madam or Sir
My name is Vasileios Bouzas
and I am working as an adjunct lecturer at the University of Western Macedonia-Greece
where I teach a media class. One of the main practices of the course is recording and ellaborating the urban digital material.
I am writting  to ask your permission and instructions in order to  add some of  content to Empedia
thanks in advance
vasileios bouzas


What: Hybrid City is an international biennial event dedicated to exploring the emergent character of the city and the potential transformative shift of the urban condition, as a result of ongoing developments in information and communication technologies (ICTs) and of their integration in the urban physical context. After the successful homonymous symposium in 2011, the second edition of Hybrid City has grown into a peer reviewed conference, aiming to promote dialogue and knowledge exchange among experts drawn from academia, as well as artists, designers, researchers, advocates, stakeholders and decision makers, actively involved in addressing questions on the nature of the technologically mediated urban activity and experience.
The Hybrid City 2013 events also include an online exhibition and workshops, relevant to the theme
When: Hybrid City Conference 2013: Subtle rEvolutions will take place on 23-25 of May 2013.
Where: The Hybrid City II events will take place at the central building of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

Nikolaos Avouris is a Professor of Software Technology and Human-Computer Interaction in the University of Patras. His research interests include Software Technology and Interactive Systems Design and Human-machine interaction with emphasis in cultural and educational fields. He has special interest and experience in Distributed Intelligent Systems, collaborative systems, usability and accessibility of interactive systems, mobile systems, web applications and services, ap

“Codes of Disobedience & Dysfunctionality” creates a narrative trail in the centre of Athens, inspired by street posters and the graffiti and taking advantage of mobile communication technologies (GPS, QR codes etc) and the internet. Martin Rieser and the workshop team aim to connect the urban surroundings of Athens to opinions and statements of its inhabitants regarding the challenges imposed by the current social, political, and financial circumstances; Anger, disobedience, opposition, disfunctionality. Participants are invited to follow the project trail and discover the spots where parts of the narrative are hidden. Special QR codes are placed in selected locations of the city and by scanning them with a mobile phone, access to the audiovisual material is given.

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