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Generative Art Summit Berlin – Conference (1)

8:30 am – 9:30 am

Entrance

9:30 am – 9:45 am

Susanne Paech
art meets science –  Foundation Herbert W. Franke
Welcome Address

9:45 am – 10:05 am

Dr. Stefan Gronert
art historian and Deputy Scientific Director at Sprengel Museum Hanover
Presentation “When Technology Created the Picture. On the Prehistory of Digitalization in German Photography of  the 50’s and 60’s”

10:05 am – 10:25 am

Margit Rosen
pioneering art historian and Head of Collections and Archive at ZKM | Center for Media and Art Karlsruhe
presentation “The History of Analog Computers in the Arts

10:25 am – 10:45 am

Prof. Dr. Frieder Nake
computer scientist, Professor Emeritus at University Bremen, Germany, and Computer Art Pioneer
presentation “Getting away from Canvas – on Algorithmic Art”

10:45 am – 11:15 am

Coffee Break

11:15 am – 11:35 am

Prof. Dr. A. Michael Noll
engineer and Professor Emeritus of Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication (University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA) and Computer Art Pioneer
video presentation “The Beginnings of Digital Art at Bell Labs

11:35 am – 11:50 am

Prof. Dr. Grant Taylor
pioneering art historian and Professor at the Lebanon Valley College (Annville, Pennsylvania, USA), Director of Creative Arts
presentation “The Futurologists: Predicating an Expanding Medium”

11:50 am – 12:30 am

talk “The Futurologists: Predicating an Expanded Medium”

Prof. Dr. Grant Taylor (Moderator) – art historian and Professor at the Lebanon Valley College (Annville, Pennsylvania, USA), Director of Creative Arts
Caroline Csuri – artist and daughter of computer art pioneer Charles Csuri
Benjamin Heidersberger – artist and son of generative photo pioneer Martin Heidersberger
Hans Dehlinger – former Professor at the Kassel University and pioneer of computer art
Reiner Schneeberger – computer scientist and computer art pioneer

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Lunch Break

2:00 pm – 2:20 pm

Tom Mikulic
engineer and pioneer of computer art
presentation “Animation in the Plotter Drawings”

2:20 pm – 2:55 pm

talk and presentations “Woman in a Man’s World”
Catherine Mason (Moderator) – pioneering art historian and writer
Joan Truckenbrod – pioneer of computer art, former Professor at the School of Art Institute of Chicago, USA
Mechthild Schmid Feist – pioneer of media art, Professor at the NYU School of Professional Studies, USA

2:55 pm – 3:15 pm

Dr. Bill Kolomyjec
engineer, former Associate Professor of design at Northern Illinois University, USA, and
pioneer of computer art
presentation “Plotter Art to Blockchain: My Unexpected Return to Computer Art”

3:15 pm – 3:35 pm

Prof. William Latham
computer scientist, Professor of Computing at Goldsmiths, University of London, GB, and pioneer
of computer art
presentation “How Life and Genetic Algorithms came into Digital Art”

3:35 pm – 4:00 pm

Coffee Break

4:00 pm – 4:20 pm

Prof. Dr. Christa Sommerer
MA biology, PhD interactive arts, Professor of media arts at University of Linz, Austria, and pioneer of media art
presentation “Interactivity in Art”

4:20 pm – 4:40 pm

Monika Fleischmann & Wolfgang Strauss
artists and former scientists of Fraunhofer Gesellschaft – pioneers of virtual and mixed reality
presentation “All You Need is Thinking Space – from Art+Com to Art+Science”

4:40 pm – 5:00 pm

talk Susanne Paech with Anne and Michael Spalter, “Spalter Digital Art Collection”
about “Digital Art: The Collector’s View”

5:00 pm – 5:20 pm

Geoff Davis
Pioneer of micro computer art
presentation “Small but Beautiful: The PC as a Tool for Artists”

5:20 pm – 5:35 pm

Felix Mittelberger & Andreas Kohlbecker
ZKM | Center for Media and Art Karlsruhe
presentation of the Herbert W. Franke Archive and other archives for historic research

5:35 pm – 6:00 pm

talk „Museums – Under Performers in the Preservation of Generative Art?“
Margit Rosen
– art historian and Head of Collections and Archive at ZKM | Center for Media and Art Karlsruhe
Prof. Dr. Wulf Herzogenrath – art historian, former longtime director of Kunsthalle Bremen, Germany, and member of documenta executive team, former curator of National Gallery Berlin

8:00 – 10:00 pm