This Saturday, March 9, starting at 6pm, hundreds of new media and Tumblr aficionados will converge in East Williamsburg to discuss Tumblr, art, and the shifting realities of the world online at The World’s First Tumblr Art Symposium, which is co-presented by Tumblr and Hyperallergic.
The evening event is sure to generate discussion, hopefully expand minds, and tackle many issue about art online that may be new to many people.
The following is the symposium schedule:
6:00–7:00 — Walking Into the Dashboard exhibition opens, featuring work by Cloaque, Hyper Geography, Friendster Friday, Thirozumi, and many others.
7:00–7:40 — Panel: Past, Present, Future: Why Should I Reblog This?
Featuring artist GH Hovagimyan, curator Christiane Paul, artists Cary Peppermint and Leila Nadir (Eco Art Tech), and curator Lindsay Howard
7:40–7:55 — Presentation: sociologist Tricia Wang, “Tumblring Our Elastic Selves”
7:55–8:25 — Q&A: Featuring artists Jennifer Chan and Brad Troemel, both of whom have numerous Tumblr-related art projects
8:25–8:40 — Presentation: architect Christoph a. Kumpusch, “You Own Nothing Here: The Removal of Power through Ubiquity”
8:40–9:15 — Panel: Open Session: Audience Questions and Presenter Commentary
Featuring Christoph a. Kumpusch, Tricia Wang, curator/artist Ben Valentine, information architect Ian Aleksander Adams
9:15–1am — Exhibition viewing and reception with DJ Mursi Layne
The event will be livestreamed by Tumblr, so stay tuned for those who are interested to watch online.
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Event planning assistance provided by the Devil Bunny Collective
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can we p-p-please get a link to the livestream? thanks! x
I am told the livestream will be here: http://new.livestream.com/tumblr/tumblrarthyperallergic
Shouldn’t have deleted my tumblr.
Should have quit painting.
Should be making tumblart.
i felt the same way when i was overlooked for the twitter art symposium. cest larvie or something right
Will we be able to watch the livestream at a later time if we can’t make it during those hours but are overwhelmingly interested (like me)?
That has not yet been determined.
Any idea as to when it will be determined? Or could you comment back here when it is determined, so that I may know!
What, you’re against surprises!? #kidding
I am when it means I have to miss the whole surprise itself, yo!
Dope. We need one in #LA. @Tumblr holla at me.
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