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Announcing the 2015-2016 ATC Series!

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The Berkeley Center for New Media is proud to announce the 2015-2016 lineup of Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium speakers! The theme of this year’s program is “Global Circulations.” Lectures will be held in the Banatao Auditorium of Sutardja Dai Hall from 7:30-9:00pm on Monday evenings. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis with doors opening at 7:15pm.

The ATC series is produced by the Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM) in collaboration with the ARC/Arts + Design Initiative, with support from the Office of the Vice Chancellor and Provost, the Center for Information Technology in the Interest of Society (CITRIS), Meyer Sound, the Townshend-Lamarre Foundation, and Theo Armour. Berkeley’s ATC lecture series is an internationally known forum for presenting new ideas that challenge conventional wisdom about technology and culture. This series, free of charge and open to the public, presents artists, writers, curators, and scholars who consider contemporary issues at the intersection of aesthetic expression, emerging technologies, and cultural history, from a critical perspective.

2015-2016 Schedule of Lectures

9/28/15 Vito Acconci
Artist, Architect, Designer, Professor, the Pratt Institute, NY
Everything I Know Will Be Yours: Surveillance In Plein Air
(Co-presented with the Mellon Sawyer Seminar on Surveillance Democracies and the Art Practice Department)

11/02/15 Julian Oliver
Artist and Engineer, The Critical Engineering Working Group, Germany
Working the Stack: Exploits, Topologies, Ontologies
(Co-presented with the Mellon Sawyer Seminar on Surveillance Democracies)

11/30/15 Hito Steyerl
Artist and Filmmaker, Germany
Proxies and Placeholders
(Co-presented with the Goethe-Insitut San Francisco)

02/01/16 Sarah Thornton
Writer and Sociologist of Art, CA
Four Thoughts about the Impact of Globalization on Artists

03/07/16 Adrien Segal
Artist in Residence, Pier 9 & Visiting Professor, California College of the Arts
Material Evidence: Scientific Inquiry Sensory Experience, and the Creative Process

04/04/16 Ron Rael
Associate Professor of Architecture, UC Berkeley
UNNATURAL: People, Energy, and Materials in 3 Acts

We look forward to having you join us on September 28 for the first ATC lecture of the year, presented by Vito Acconci!

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