1. INTERNATIONAAL FLUSSER SYMPOSIUM

            15 – 16/04/2016

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          2. On Friday 15 April and Saturday 16 April 2016 the international symposium Transcoding Flusser: Synthetic Thinking took place in the auditorium of the Royal Academy of Art (KABK), The Hague. The symposium was organised by West in collaboration with the Lectorate Art Theory & Practice on the occasion of the exhibition Without Firm Ground: Vilém Flusser and the Arts in West, The Hague. You can read more about the symposium here.
          3. FRIDAY 15 APRIL 2016

            • 9.30-10.00     
              Registration
            • 10.00-10.10   
              Welcome by Marie-José Sondeijker (director West Den Haag)
            • 10.10-10.30   
              Welcome + introduction Moderators: Dr. phil. Baruch Gottlieb & Steffi Winkler
            • 10.30-11.15    
              Model for energetic dialogue by the Moderators
            • 11.15-12.00    
              Presentation: Dr. Rainer Guldin ’Cotton Wool. On Flusserian Terminology’
            • 12.00-12.30    
              Coffee break
            • 12.30-13.15    
              Presentation: PD Dr. Peter Mahr ‘Flusser, phenomenology and television art’
            • 13.15-14.00    
              Presentation: Dr. Fiona Hanley ‘Encountering Bibliophagus: An Aesthetics of Reading’
            • 14.00-15.30    
              Lunch and ‘Christiaan Huygens & Baruch de Spinoza Spaziergang’
            • 15.30-16.15    
              Presentation: Dr. Polona Tratnik ‘The concept of an artist in Flusser’s thought’
            • 16.15-17.00    
              Presentation: Prof. Dr. Marcel René Marburger ‘From Science to Fiction-considering Vilém Flusser as an artist’
            • 17.00-18.00    
              Synthesis of the first day: Flusser Talks
            • 18.30-19.30    
              Drinks + Exhibition: ‘Without Firm Ground-Vilém Flusser and the Arts’ (Venue: West Den Haag, Groenewegje 136)
          4. Model for energetic dialogue by the Moderators
          5. Dr. Rainer Guldin ‘Cotton Wool. On Flusserian Terminology’
          6. Peter Mahr ‘Flusser, phenomenology and television art’
          7. Dr. Fiona Hanley ‘Encountering Bibliophagus: An Aesthetics of Reading’
          8. Prof. Dr. Polona Tratnik ‘The concept of an artist in Flusser’s thought’
          9. SATURDAY 16 APRIL 2016

            • 11.00-11.45
              Model for energetic dialogue by the Moderators
            • 11.45-12.30
              Presentation: Prof. Dr. Simone Osthoff ‘Raising the Temperature of the Conversation in the 21st Century’
            • 12.30-13.15
              Presentation: Arjen Mulder ‘Dialogical images in an environment of data’
            • 13.15-14.15
              Lunch: Black beans & rice
            • 14.15-15.00
              Presentation: Katerina Krtilova ‘Can we think computation only in numbers?’
            • 15.00-16.00
              Synthesis of the second day: Flusser talks
            • 17.30-19.30 Round up + drinks (Venue: beach café)
          10. Model for energetic dialogue by the Moderators
          11. Prof. Dr. Simone Osthoff ‘Raising the Temperature of the Conversation in the 21st Century’
          12. Arjen Mulder ‘Dialogical images in an environment of data’
          13. Katerina Krtilova ‘Can we think computation only in numbers?’
          14. Synthesis of the last day — Closing talk