CAA 2011 Annual Conference

CAA 2011 Annual Conference
Wednesday February 9

The Aesthetics of Sonic Spaces

Wednesday, February 09, 9:30 AM–12:00 PM
Murray Hill Suite, 2nd Floor, Hilton New York

Chairs: China Blue, The Engine Institute, Inc.; Jill L. Conner, White Hot Magazine and Parsons The New School for Design

Spectral Temporal Aesthetics and Human Perception
China Blue, The Engine Institute, Inc.

Sound as Sculptural Sensation
Michael Brewster, Claremont Graduate University

Witnessing Space
Andrea Polli, University of New Mexico

Developing an Aesthetic: Soundwalking as a Tool for Understanding Urban Sonic Spaces
Jonathan Farrow, City College of New York, City University of New York

Looking at Sound: The Exhibition Iannis Xenakis: Composer, Architect, Visionary
Carey Lovelace, International Art Critics Association

Discussant: Jill L. Conner, White Hot Magazine and Parsons The New School for Design

Bio-Art, Boundaries, and Borders

Wednesday, February 09, 9:30 AM–12:00 PM
West Ballroom, 3rd Floor, Hilton New York

Chair: Jennifer Johung, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Bio Art Predecessors: Counter-Culture Artists in the 1960s and 1970s
Linda Weintraub

Regeneration: Tissue Engineering, Maintenance, and Gendered Infrastructures
Kelly Rafferty, Arizona State University

Eco-Locative: Media Art and Sustainability Practices
Meredith Hoy, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Moving Spaces
Yevgeniya Kaganovich, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Nathaniel Stern, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

CAA Education Committee
MFA? DFA? Ph.D? DVA? Determining the Terminal Degree in Studio Art Practice for the Twenty-First Century

Wednesday, February 09, 12:30 PM–2:00 PM
Clinton Suite, 2nd Floor, Hilton New York

Chair: Hilary Braysmith, University of Southern Indiana

Artists Engaged with Science and Technology
Ellen Levy, University of Plymouth

Unresolved Problems in the Practice-Based PhD
James Elkins, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Learning from the Sister Art of Music: The Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) as Possible Model for the Doctor of Fine Arts
Margaret Kennedy-Dygas, University of Louisiana, Lafayette

5:30-7 PM

Keynote: the Harrisons
East Ballroom, Hilton Hotel NY, 3rd floor
Thursday February 10

Sponsored by LEAF

12:30 PM
Into Focus: Art/Science in the University Classroom

Adrienne Klein
The Graduate Center, City University of New York
365 Fifth Avenue (at 34th Street), Rooms 9206/9207


Thursday, February 10
6:00–8:00 PM

Reception: Foxy Production
Sponsored by Leonardo Education and Art Forum
623 West 27th Street (Map)

On view: Highways Connect and Divide
A group exhibition that explores the positives and negatives of information technology and information systems.

Directions: Take C/E to 23rd Street. Exit at 25th Street and 8th Avenue. Walk west three blocks. Gallery is located between 11th and 12 Avenues.
Friday February 11

LEAF business meeting
12:30-2 in the East Ballroom, 3rd Floor, Hilton

Leonardo/International Society for the Arts, Sciences, and Technology

New Media, Art-Science, and Mainstream Contemporary Art: Toward a Hybrid Discourse?

Friday, February 11, 2:30 PM–5:00 PM
Regent Parlor, 2nd Floor, Hilton New York

Chair: Edward Shanken, University of Amsterdam

The Seeds of Discord between New Media and Contemporary Art: Critical Reflections on Art and Technology Projects
Christine Albu, University of Pittsburgh

Could This Be What It Looks Like? Lifelike Art and New Media Practice
Jamie Allen, Newcastle University

Reassembling Components, Hybridizing the Human and the Machine: The “Three Media Ecologies” of Expanded Cinema and the Possibilities for a Discourse of Interfacing
Ji-hoon Kim, New York University

Apparatus and Instruments: Problems of Terminology
Jean Gagnon, Université du Québec à Montréal and Ottawa University

Shot by Both Sides: Art-Science and the War between Science and the Humanities
Philip Galanter, Texas A & M University

The Artist in the Laboratory: Co-operating (t)Reasonably
Jane Prophet, Goldsmiths, University of London

New Media in the Mainstream
Christiane Paul, The New School and Whitney Museum

Transdisciplinary Strategies in Art and Science
Paul Thomas, University of New South Wales

The Post-Critical Hybrid
Ronald Jones, Konstfack, University College of Art, Craft and Design
, Stockholm
Saturday Feb. 12

12:30 PM-2:00 PM

Leonardo/International Society for the Arts, Sciences, and Technology

Designing a New Joint Studio, Art History, and Theory Program: A Gedanken Art/Science Experiment

Saturday, February 12, 12:30 PM–2:00 PM
Concourse A, Concourse Level, Hilton New York

Chair: Ellen K. Levy, New York University

The Ideal Interdisciplinary Program
Patricia Olynyk, Washington University in St. Louis

Challenges of Art and Design’s Future
Joseph S. Lewis III, University of California, Irvine

Cross-Disciplinary Research Models
Victoria Vesna, University of California, Los Angeles and Parsons The New School for Design

Discussant: Meredith Tromble, Leonardo/ISAST

2:30–5:00 PM
Art/Technology Global Sample

Rendezvous Trianon, 3rd Floor, Hilton New York

Chairs: Mark Tribe, Brown University; Chris Csikszentmihalyi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology