Interdisciplinary Conference

TABOO - TRANSGRESSION - TRANSCENDENCE

in Art & Science

26-28 May 2017, Ionian University, Corfu Greece

SCHEDULE
Welcome Thursday May 25th
19:00 Opening Exhibition "Body ESC"
  Municipal Gallery of Corfu, open until June 4 (10-16:00)
Day 1 Friday 26 May 2017
08:30 Opening and Welcome
09:00 Session 1 – Sex
  Chair: Marina Papasotiriou, Ionian University, Greece
  Code Title Name Affiliation
  1.1. Nudity and the body: from antiquity to contemporary museums Stavros Vlizos Ionian University, Greece
  1.2. From ancient toys to anthropomorphic sex machines Georgos Pavlis Ionian University, Greece
  1.3. Transgressive laughter in austere Sparta: the ritual αισχρολογια at the sanctuary of Artemis Orthia Adrien Delahaye University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France
10:15 Session 2A – More Sex
  Chair: Ioannis Deliyannis, Ionian University, Greece
  Code Title Name Affiliation
  2A.1. Transcending the "script": identity in internet art through Deleuze and Lacan Maria Argyrokastriti & Nikos Moschopoulos Ionian University & Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  2A.2. Neurosexism: Gender stereotypes that still rules Neuroscience. A neurofeminist criticism for deconstructing hardwired gender minds Sofia Tsepeneka & Aikaterini Gialopsou Ionian University, Greece
  2A.3. Pornography or Art? Transgressive revelations in cinema Despina Poulou Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  Session 2B – Input
  Chair: Rob Kesseler, Central Saint Martins, UK
  Code Title Name Affiliation
  2B.1. Logo taboos: redesigning the visual identity of the Cyprus University of Technology Evripides Zantides Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
  2B.2. POLISPECTIVE: a multi-user audiovisual virtual environment as a performative installation spatial experience Penny Papageorgopoulou, Dimitris Charitos, Charalampos Rizopoulos, Iouliani Theona University of Athens, Greece
  2B.3. The Aesthetics of Anger: Spatializing Emotions through Intermedia Practices Bill Psarras Ionian University, Greece
  Break (11:30-12:00)
12:00 Guest Speakers: Adam Zaretsky & Marta de Menezes
  Chair: Andreas Giannakoulopoulos, Ionian University, Greece
  Code Title Name Affiliation
    Why I Want to Fuck E.O. Wilson: The Sociobiology of Netporn Adam Zaretsky Marist College, USA
    Identity Issues. Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going? Marta de Menezes Cultivamos Cultura, Portugal
13:15 Opening Poster Exhibition
  Ionios Vouli, open until May 30 (13-18:00)
14:45 Session 3A – Queer
  Chair: Marily Argyrokastriti, Ionian University, Greece
  Code Title Name Affiliation
  3A.1. The issue of the post-gender and transgressive identities in contemporary greek reality in the cinematic work of Panos Koutras Iakovos Panagopoulos University of Central Lancashire, UK
  3A.2. Wishful Thinking Louise Mackenzie Northumbria University, UK
  3A.3. How to Use Gay Nazis in Job Interviews: Facebook, Lust and Austerity-age Horror Alexandros Papadopoulos Liverpool Hope University, UK
  Session 3B – More Input
  Chair: Bill Psaras, Ionian University, Greece
  Code Title Name Affiliation
  3B.1. Neuroimaging within the scope of art Antonia Plerou Ionian University, Greece
  3B.2. The aesthetics of mathematical anathemas. Division by zero. Ioannis Bardakos & Alain Lioret University of Paris VIII, France
  3B.3. Requiem For A Dream: Drug Esthetics In Audiovisual Processes Laura Langer Rossi New York University, USA
16:00 Session 4A – Vibrations
  Chair: Apostolos Loufopoulos, Ionian University, Greece
  Code Title Name Affiliation
  4A.1. Sonic representations in hyperspaces: a creative approach Dimitrios Traperas, Andreas Floros & Nikolaos Kanellopoulos Ionian University, Greece
  4A.2. Semiotics and memetics in algorithmic music composition Konstantinos Bakogiannis & George Cambourakis University of Athens, Greece
  4A.3. LAN Game: Space, density, will, self-organization within human-machine interaction in a live electronics work Philippos Theocharidis & Andreas Mniestris Ionian University, Greece
  Session 4B – Freak
  Chair: Maria Antonia Gonzalez Valerio, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico
  Code Title Name Affiliation
  4B.1. Shadow Theatre and Human Dolls Giorgos Nikopoulos, Dalila Honorato, Marianne Strapatsakis Ionian University, Greece
  4B.2. Humanfuel Hege Tapio i/o/lab – Center for Future Art, Norway
  Break (17:15-17:45)
17:45 Guest Speakers: Kathy High & Irina Aristarkhova
  Chair: Andreas Floros, Ionian University, Greece
  Code Title Name Affiliation
    Waste Matters – You Are My Future: Gut Love Kathy High Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
    Eating the Mother Irina Aristarkhova University of Michigan, USA
19:00 Session 5A – Focus
  Chair: Nikos Konstantinou, Ionian University, Greece
  Code Title Name Affiliation
  5A.1. Microscopy as a form of art Antigoni Avramouli,
Maria Gonidi & Maria Lambropoulou
Ionian University, Greece
  5A.2. Art, Science and the Importance of Limits Eleni Gemtou University of Athens, Greece
  5A.3. Technoviduality and the post-truth phenomenon: truth as a technological taboo Theodore Kabouridis Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  Session 5B – More Queer
  Chair: Tania Tsiridou, Ionian University, Greece
  Code Title Name Affiliation
  5B.1. Plant-Human Monsters Špela Petrič Independent, Slovenia
  5B.2. Zombies and the Death of Mainstream Media - An Analysis of George A. Romero\'s Diary of The Dead Yorgos Drosos Ionian University, Greece
  5B.3. Beyond limits: Zombie theory and the art and science of constraint Brian Reffin Smith Independent, Germany
21:00 Odd Meme
  Polytechno
  Code Title Name Affiliation
    pFARM (film screening) Adam Zaretsky VASTAL, USA
    evolver (live performance) Alo Allik Queen Mary University of London, UK
    Chimerapocalypse II : Apathy for the Anthropocene (live performance) Swan Minotaur Anemonal, Mexico & University of the Arts London, UK
Day 2 Saturday 27 May 2017
08:30 Opening and Welcome
09:00 Session 6A – Bio Art
  Chair: Adam Zaretsky, Marist College, USA
  Code Title Name Affiliation
  6A.1. Hair, veins and motion: Leonardo and Bio Art Assimina Kaniari Athens School of Fine Arts, Greece
  6A.2. The art of living systems: between natural and technological Olga Remneva Independent, Russia
  6A.3. Transgenic Art. Creativity in the Era of Genetic Engineering Mario Savini University of Teramo, Italy
  Session 6B – More Vibrations
  Chair: Leigh Landy, Montfort University, UK
  Code Title Name Affiliation
  6B.1. BLACK SONIC HOLE: An immersive and interactive sonic soundscape based on Schwarzschild\'s Geodesics for Black Holes. Humanizing the scale of complex singular physical phenomena in the post-digital age Daniel Perez-Grande, Miguel Oliveros & David Morante Space Interactional Experience group, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid & Universidad Complutense de Madrid
  6B.3. Behind the piece „Durch das Tor Kroatiens und wieder zurück: Hörspaziergänge in Ostslawonien (Through the gates of Croatia and back: Listening walks in Eastslavonia)“ Aleksandar Vejnovic Soundscape and Environmental Media Lab, Germany
10:15 Session 7A – Virtual
  Chair: Julian Stadon, University of the Arts London, UK
  Code Title Name Affiliation
  7A.2. evolver (live performance) Alo Allik Queen Mary University of London, UK
  7A.3. Aural Simulacra; the signal\'s path to metamorphosis Luc Messinezis & Apostolos Loufopoulos Ionian University, Greece
  Session 7B – More Bioart
  Chair: Marta de Menezes, Cultivamos Cultura, Portugal
  Code Title Name Affiliation
  7B.1. On the border between nature and post nature. Safe suicide. Karolina Żyniewicz University of Warsaw, Poland
  7B.2. Transgenic Butterfly with a Gene of the Artist / Leda Melanitis Ioannis Melanitis Athens School of Fine Arts, Greece
  7B.3. The Invisible Motion – Bioart and Political Imaging Ebru Yetiskin & Ayse Gul Suter Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
  Break (11:30-12:00)
12:00 Guest Speakers: Luís Graça & Gunalan Nadarajan
  Chair: Dalila Honorato, Ionian University, Greece
  Code Title Name Affiliation
    The path towards immortality: a collaboration on the intersection of art and science Luis Graça University of Lisbon, Portugal
    Of Laughing Gas and Fecal Transplants: Self-Experimentation in Science and Art Gunalan Nadarajan University of Michigan, USA
13:15 Monkey Ostrich and Grave (film screening)
  Oleg Mavromati and Boryana Rossa (Independent, USA & Syracuse University, USA)
  Break (13:15-14:45)
14:45 Session 8A – Nonplace
  Chair: Elif Ayiter, Sabancı University, Turkey
  Code Title Name Affiliation
  8A.1. Art, Neuroscience and prints - The case of Susan Aldwarth Maria Athanasekou University of the Aegean, Greece
  8A.2. How to disappear completely: cosmological bruises, black holes and the multiverse Jane Grant Plymouth University, UK
  8A.3. The Economy of THEŌRIA in the Transhumanistic Era Katerina Karoussos Plymouth University, UK
  Session 8B – Artificial
  Chair: Mary Maggic Tsang, MIT Media Lab & Hackteria, USA
  Code Title Name Affiliation
  8B.1. An artificial intelligence toolkit under creative commons: Exploring complex, absurd elements in myths and art-worlds Mariana Ziku Athens School of Fine Arts, Greece
  8B.2. Technical and Aesthetic Approaches to Image Generation-Research and Application John Thrasher The Ohio State University, USA
  8B.3. Revisiting the Cloud/s: Interfacing Open Weather Data and Post-Anthropocene Aesthetics Julian Stadon University of the Arts, London
16:00 Session 9A – More Nonplace
  Chair: Katerina Karoussos, Plymouth University, UK
  Code Title Name Affiliation
  9A.1. Repetition is transgression. Reflections on constructive and destructive aspects of repetition Julia Heurling Plymouth University, UK
  9A.2. Writing Ghosts: How to Enter the Room Inside Regina Duerig Plymouth University, UK
  9A.3. The Island of Time: the infamous Pontikonisi of Corfu as self transcendence limit Nikos Mamalos Ionian University, Greece
  Session 9B – More Artificial
  Chair: Emmanouil Magkos, Ionian University, Greece
  Code Title Name Affiliation
  9B.1. Uncanny Symmetries Elif Ayiter Sabancı University, Turkey
  9B.2. xoxox Erik Zepka Empire State University, Canada
  9B.3. Cognition Enhancement: Blending persuasive technology and emerging web-based applications. Sotirios Fotiou, Antonia Plerou
& Panagiotis Vlamos
Ionian University, Greece
  Break (17:45)
17:45 Guest Speakers: Roy Ascott & Andrew Carnie
  Chair: Nikos Kanellopoulos, Ionian University, Greece
  Code Title Name Affiliation
    The Psibernetic Arch Roy Ascott Plymouth University, UK
    A Change of Heart Andrew Carnie Southampton University, UK
19:15 Session 10A – Serious Games
  Chair: John Thrasher, The Ohio State University, USA
  Code Title Name Affiliation
  10A.1. Structs for an aspatial quantum-now André Sier Plymouth University, UK
  10A.2. Portrayal of Biohackers in News and Technological Websites Andreas Giannakoulopoulos, Laida Limniati, Dalila Honorato Ionian University & University of Athens, Greece
  10A.3. Phage Technologies for Leaky Membranes Mike Phillips & Birgitte Aga Plymouth University, UK
  Session 10B – Uncanny
  Chair: Polona Tratnik, Alma Mater Europaea, Slovenia
  Code Title Name Affiliation
  10B.1. In Vivo: ArtSci practices in unexpected spaces Roberta Buiani ArtSci Salon, Canada
  10B.2. Molecular Queering Mary Maggic Tsang MIT Media Lab & Hackteria, USA
  10B.3. The Beauty Kit Focus Group Isabel Burr Raty SacroFilms, Belgium
Day 3 Sunday 28 May 2017
08:30 Opening and Welcome
09:00 Session 11A – More Serious Games
  Chair: Michail Panagopoulos, Ionian University, Greece
  Code Title Name Affiliation
  11A.1. POOLme Alkistis Georgiou Ionian University, Greece
  11A.2. Taboo of the Body in the Framework of Product Design Education, Thailand Tommaso Maggio Plymouth University, UK
  11A.3. The understanding of Education as a transportation system Rui Wu Plymouth University, UK
  Session 11B – More Uncanny
  Chair: Antonia Plerou, Ionian University, Greece
  Code Title Name Affiliation
  11B.1. Tracing the Origin of Art and Science in Greece: The case of Roussos Koundouros Maria Chalkou Ionian University, Greece
  11B.2. Ekphrasis Tomas Laurenzo City University of Hong Kong, China
  11B.3. The Mirror of Faith: Can Genetic Predisposition of Spirituality be Represented as a Body? Boryana Rossa, Oleg Mavromati
& Michael Edel
Syracuse University, USA & University of Barcelona, Spain
10:15 Session 12A – Film Fear
  Chair: Thomas Valianatos, Ionian University, Greece
  Code Title Name Affiliation
  12A.1. To Transcendence through Destruction: a Figure from Ghost in the Shell (1995) Giulia Belloni La Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
  12A.2. Cinema: In the Vanguard of the Twentieth Century - Film as a Premonition of Technological Excess Kostoula Kaloudi University of Peloponnese, Greece
  12A.3. The use of fear as structural feature in visual arts and cinema art Iakovos Panagopoulos, Konstantinos Tiligadis & Francesco Kiais University of Central Lancashire, UK, Ionian University, Greece & Independent, Italy
  Session 12B - Writing Bio art: Living media between artistic practice and art history
Book Presentation: Institutional Critique to Hospitality: Bio art practice now (Athens, Grigoris, 2017)
  Chair: Assimina Kaniari, Athens School of Fine Arts, Greece
  Code Title Name Affiliation
      Irina Aristarkhova University of Michigan, USA
      Kathy High Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
      Ioannis Melanitis Athens School of Fine Arts, Greece
      Marta de Menezes Cultivamos Cultura, Portugal
      Gunalan Nadarajan University of Michigan, USA
      Adam Zaretsky Marist College, USA
  Break (11:30-12:00)
12:00 Guest Speakers: Maria Antonia Valerio Gonzalez & Polona Tratnik
  Chair: Theodoros Vlachos, Ionian University, Greece
  Code Title Name Affiliation
    Landscapes, environments and limits Maria Antonia Valerio Gonzalez Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico
    Designing Life. Designing Grass, Designing Dress, Designing Human Polona Tratnik Alma Mater Europaea, Slovenia
13:15 Closing