iWeek – 2017

New Media Art Festival

iWeek – 2017


Conference and discussion || PHOTO

Organised by Liepaja University Art Research Laboratory, MPLab and Liepaja Municipality institution “Culture Department”. Supported by: Liepaja Municipality and Creative Europe project “CHIC – Cultural Hybridization in Common”.

Friday programme

The agenda for Friday, 17.11.2017. 12:00 Exhibition opening at MPLab   13:00 – 16:00 Conference || Creative Industries and the Role of New Media Art Atis Eglins-Eglitis – New Era of Economy and Creativity in it Head of Liepaja Business Incubator, Latvia Investement and Development Agency Researcher, Liepaja University Véronique Poupard – Presentation of the european

Monday programme

The agenda for Monday, 13.11.2017. 12:00 Breakfast at MPLab 13:00 Introduction to iWeek and workshops 14:00 Tour of the Fast Forward exhibition 15:00 Renewable Futures network meeting  / seting-up workshops 16:00 First day seminar Moderator: Andrew Gryf Paterson Renewable Futures talks: Ellen Pearlman – The Approaching Storm: AI, Biometrics, Big Data, Immersion and Surveillance Rasa Šmite – Renewable Futures Network Lily

Workshop: Adri Schokker “Virtual Photographic Depths”

In my art practice 3D scanning is an important technique. I use different forms and tools, like photogrammetry, but also Realsense sensors that use a form of structured light. What is fascinating about 3D scanning is that it gives you the opportunity to create a photographic image without one of the most important conditions of

Workshop: Marija Ri Shirotsuki “VR: Immersive 360 Degree Video Storytelling”

“VR: Immersive 360 Degree Video Storytelling” are two inter-connected workshops, who will take place from Tuesday to Thursday. Both workshops will begin with the introduction by Dr. Ellen Pearlman (US) and Prof. Rasa Smite (LiepU / LV). They will introduce the fundamental of immersive environments in the context of visual culture, its potential in art

Workshop: Stephen Fisher, Clive McCarthy “Immersive Scape’s”

An exploration into the potential of augmented technologies spread over two days designed to explore the hidden worlds around us and add information and experiences where the human eye can not typically see using image based tracking. Within the workshop students will learn a brief history of the technology, its core principles and develop using