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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: MUTATOR 1+2 Computer Art/ Science 1 Day Symposium, 21 Sep 2013, University of Brighton, UK

Attend the seminal MUTATOR 1+2 Computer Art/ Science 1 Day Symposium, 9.30am
- 5pm on Saturday 21 September at the University of Brighton. Learn about
the latest developments in the collaboration of art and science from the
leading practitioners and researchers in computer art, contemporary art,
life sciences, neuro-science and aesthetic digital experiences.
Be quick. Limited delegate places available.
Book now for 30% off on the Early Bird booking - 14 until midnight on
Monday 2nd September. Usual booking is 20 per head. Your booking includes a
special event with an invited artist and a visit to the MUTATOR Exhibition
at Phoenix Brighton with the artist William Latham.
Explore the following topics across: art, artificial life, mutation, life
sciences and psychology:

The history of mutation: theory & practice
Computers in the visual arts, a brief history
Aggregation, flow and cellular forms in generative art
Live art and artificial life art
Presence and the imperceptible:  dots, dashes, duration and data
Through a brain, darkly: art, neuroscience and the unconscious
Beyond contempory art
Natural computing: A life-promoting technology
Visual representation in dynamic life sciences
What is the future of digital art?
Meet and chat with the speakers:

Professor William Latham, Co-director MSc Computer Games & Entertainment,
Goldsmiths College, London
Sue Gollifer, Principal Lecturer in Fine Art, in the School of Art, Design
and Media and Director of ISEA International Headquarters
Stephen Todd, Visiting Professor, Goldsmiths College, London
Paul Brown, Honorary Visiting Professor, Sussex University
Andy Lomas, KATANA Product Manager, The Foundry (Europe's leading VFX and
animation company) 
Sally Jane Norman, Professor of Performance Technologies and Director of the
Attenborough Centre at the University of Sussex
Bonnie Mitchell, Bowling Green State University 
Dr Parashkev Nachev, artist and Lecturer at the  Institute of Neurology,
University College London 
Etan Jonathan Ilfeld, Tenderpixel Gallery 
Rachel Armstrong, University of Greenwich
Professor Michael J E Sternberg, Imperial College, London 
Professor Martin Reiser, Digital Creativity at De Montfort University 
Jon Pratty, Relationship Manager at the Arts Council 
Dr Nick Lambert, Lecturer Digital Art and Culture, Birkbeck College London
Professor Frederic Leymarie, Co-director MSc Computer Games & Entertainment,
Goldsmiths College, London

More about the Symposium

More about the Exhibition at Phoenix Brighton