“Panopticon Talks” is a series of events organized by “Panopticon”, organization that is dedicated to digital culture. This event is focused on the Polish digital scene.
Get ready for 90 minutes of interesting talks with following Q/A after.
December 14, 15:00, @Mirzoyan Library
Łukasz Szałankiewicz (Zenial) sound artist, member of the Polish Society for Electroacoustic Music, and of the Polish Society of Contemporary Music. In his work, he focuses equally on the musical and visual sphere. His artistic activity also revolves around interactive installations. For many years he was a curator of the In Progress audio-visual program at the Łaźnia Center for Contemporary Art in Gdańsk (2007-2015). Participant in many international projects, co-creator of Audiotong label. In 2016-2017 he also worked as a curator of special projects, with particular emphasis on the promotion of computer games and interactive media at the Institute of Polish Culture in New York. Creator of the digital culture module at the Faculty of Graphics at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow. He deals with the issue of audio in interactive media at the Collegium Da Vinci in Poznań at the Faculty of Computer Science and Visual Communication. An additional area of activity: History of computer games, media archeology, and demoscene.
Dr. Maciej Ożóg (Associate professor at the Institute of Contemporary Culture, School of Media and Audiovisual Culture, University of Lodz, Poland).
Researcher, sound artist, curator, DJ, and theorist of culture. His academic research focuses on interactive art, tactical media, bio-art, network society, surveillance studies, and posthumanism.
He has published a number of articles on aesthetics of interactive art, history, and theory of avant-garde film, video art, and experimental music. His book „Life in a silicon cage. New Media Art. as a Critical Analysis of Digital Surveillance” (in polish) was published in 2018 by Lodz University Press.
Klio Krajewska – independent curator specialized in conceiving, producing, and presenting contemporary/sound/digital art exhibitions and events internationally. She regularly cooperates with the WRO Art Center and the WRO Media Art Biennale in Wrocław as a curator, and actively participates in creating the program of performances and exhibitions. Vice-chair of Collectif MU in Paris – a production and creative studio specializing in sound art, music, and new media. Since 2018 Head of New Media Arts at Watermans Arts Centre in London.
Event is funded by
Creative Europe Programme of the European Union
Adam Mickiewicz Institute
Special thanks to Irena Pujszo