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Presenter – SMPIA Conference (Regina, SK)
Informal demo of VJing software to the film and new media industry. Presented by the Saskatchewan Motion Picture Independent Alliance (SMPIA).
Presenter – BarCamp (Saskatoon, SK)
Informal demo of interactive brainwave-controlled VJing system created with Boris Edelstein. Presented by BarCamp Saskatoon.
Presenter – Mapping Festival (Geneva, Switzerland)
Presentation about the process of collaboratively rewriting all of the Wikipedia documentation on VJing during the Wiki Sprint at the Mapping Festival. Presentation included a live reading/recording of the text with co-authors Manuel Schmalsteig and Ana Carvalho, which can be downloaded on the Wikipedia page for VJing. Organized by Manuel Schmalsteig, Greyscale Press, and the Mapping Festival.
Presenter – IMP Interactive Music and Performance Lab, University of Regina (Regina, SK)
Presentation about the culture and practice of VJs, including a review of some of my recent work (alongside Dr. Graham St. John). Organized by Dr. Charity Marsh.
Presenter – “Yours, Mine, Ours” CARFAC Symposium (Saskatoon, SK)
Panel presentation and discussion of intellectual property and copyright laws in regard to the practices of artists, especially those working with “appropriation” in their practice.
Presenter – CopyCamp Conference (Toronto, ON)
Two presentations: one presentation on net.labels as an alternative business model for disseminating experimental electronic music, the other presentation was on VJing and the rise of open-source video clips distributed online by and for the VJing community.
Presenter – “Dorkbot” at Paved Arts (Saskatoon, SK)
Presentation about the work of VJs, focusing on demystifying the technology and discussing working conditions.
Presenter – Designing Interactive Systems National Conference (State College, PA, USA)
Paper presentation about my research regarding interactivity and awareness between DJs and audiences in nightclub environments, tailored for the international Human-Computer Interaction design community.
Presenter – IASPM Canada National Conference (Regina, SK)
Paper presentation about the politics and methods of recording local Saskatchewan rave culture history.
Presenter – Societé des Arts et Technologies’ (SAT) ‘The Upgrade!’ (Montréal, QC)
Presentation of net.label, BricoLodge, with co-Director, Jon Vaughn. The Upgrade! is a monthly meeting of new media artists, academics, and those curious in contemporary technology-based arts. The SAT is a prestigious venue for electronic music, contemporary art, festivals, and conferences, based in Montréal, QC.
Presenter – Neutral Ground and r a d i o q u a l i a’s ‘re:mote Symposium’ (Regina, SK)
Presentation of net.label, BricoLodge, as part of r a d i o q u a l i a ‘s 2nd ‘re:mote Symposium’, which featured an international cast of remote and Regina-based presentations, broadcast online to a live audience in Auckland, New Zealand.
Presenter – W.K.P. Kennedy Gallery’s ‘Phantom Power’ Festival (North Bay, ON)
Hour-long presentation about the history of experimental turntablism and sculpture utilizing vinyl records during the ‘Unlocking the Groove’ workshop.
Presenter – Common Weal’s ‘Prairie Echo Sound Symposium’ (Regina, SK)
June 22, 2003
The lecture consisted of a short discussion of the history and trajectories of electroacoustic music, followed by a discussion period.