"Utopian Potentials and Media(ted) Realities" symposium at BRIC

"Utopian Potentials and Media(ted) Realities" at BRIC

Saturday, April 22, 2017 12:00 - 4:00 PM

free w/ rsvp

Members of Collaborative Projects speak on "The Potential of Collectivity" (including Colab members Julie Harrison, Andrea Callard, Cara Perlman, and Mitch Corber) with moderator Reya Sehgal.

"Utopian Potentials and Media(ted) Realities" is a symposium exploring the promise of Public Access television and open network technologies, featuring cultural producers from the 1970s, to the present. Speakers include legendary Public Access host Glendora Buell, members of Colaborative Projects (Colab), and a panel with Robert Buck, Tara Mateik, Carmel Curtis, and moderator Rebecca Cleman of Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI).

 image from video "The Birthday Show" by Julie Harrison, produced and aired on Public Access TV in 1982 as part of Collaborative Projects' "Potato Wolf" show.

image from video "The Birthday Show" by Julie Harrison, produced and aired on Public Access TV in 1982 as part of Collaborative Projects' "Potato Wolf" show.

The symposium will include video screenings, and will be divided into three segments:

12-1PM: A Chat with Glendora Glendora Buell in conversation with BRIC's Tony Riddle

1-2:30PM: Colaborative Projects on the Potential of Collectivity

2:30-4PM: New Media Activism with Electronic Arts Intermix panelists (including Robert Buck, Tara Mateik, Carmel Curtis of XFR Collective, and Rebecca Cleman).

BRIC House Stoop / 647 Fulton Street / Brooklyn, NY 11217 / 718.683.5600 / bric@BRICartsmedia.org

https://www.bricartsmedia.org/events-performances/symposium-utopian-potentials-and-mediated-realities