1. Internationaal McLuhan Symposium

            28 – 29/09/2017

          2. On Thursday 28 and Friday 29 September 2017 the international symposium ‘Moment of Truth: for a Reasonable Ecology between the Media’ took place in the auditorium of the Royal Academy of Art (KABK), The Hague. The symposium, part of the touring project ‘Feedback #1, Marshall McLuhan and the Arts’ with programmes in The Hague, Berlin, Paris and Toronto, was organised by West Den Haag in collaboration with the Lectorate Art Theory & Practice. You can read more about the symposium here.
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          3. Thursday 28 September 2017

            • 10:00-11:00 Registration
            • 11:00-11:10 Welcome by Marie-José Sondeijker (director West Den Haag)
            • 11:10-11:45 Thematic introduction and plan for the day: Baruch Gottlieb
            • 11:45-12:15 Presentation: Florian Cramer - Understanding the Medium as the Message
            • 12:15-13:00 Introduction to all participants: Baruch Gottlieb & Josephine Bosma 
                                  Synthetic discussion: all participants - Understanding the Medium as the Message
            • 13:00-14:30 Lunch break + Exhibition visit Feedback #1: Marshall McLuhan and the Arts
            • 14:30-15:00 Welcoming re-cap conversation: Josephine Bosma & Willem van Weelden
            • 15:00-15:45 Presentation: Richard Cavell - McLuhan and Composed Theater
            • 15:45-16:45 Synthetic discussion: all participants - McLuhan and Composed Theater
            • 16:45-17:00 Coffee Break
            • 17:00-17:30 Conversation: Geert Lovink & Garnet Hertz - Utopias Then and Now (moderated by Josephine Bosma)
            • 17:30-18:15 Synthetic discussion: all participants - Utopias Then and Now & Synthesis of the first day
            • 18:15-18:30 Round-up
            • 18:30-19:00 Snacks & drinks
            • 19:00-20:30 Concert: Peter Blegvad and Slapp 
          4. Florian Cramer - Understanding the Medium as the Message
          5. Synthetic discussion - Understanding the Medium as the Message
          6. Richard Cavell - McLuhan and Composed Theater
          7. Geert Lovink & Garnet Hertz - Utopias then and Now (moderated by Josephine Bosma)
          8. Friday 29 September 2017

            11:00-11:15 Welcome, introduction to the day’s plan
            11:15-12:00 Presentation: Jasper Bernes - Value and Planning in the Age of Algorithms
            12:00-13:15 Synthetic discussion: all participants 
            Value and Planning in the Age of Algorithms
            13:15-14:00 Lunch
            14:00-14:30 
            Welcoming re-cap conversation: Josephine Bosma & Willem van Weelden
            14:30-15:00 Presentation: Ganaele Langlois - Textiles as Anti-Media
            15:00-15:45 
            Synthetic discussion: all participants - Textiles as Anti-Media
            15:45-16:00 Coffee Break
            16:00-16:45 
            Introduction: Synthetic Exercise: Dmytri Kleiner facilitated by Baruch Gotlieb
                                Audience and participants come together to condense their thoughts and concerns
            16:45-17:45 Presentations: 
            Synthetic Exercise with synthetic discussion
            17:45-18:00 Round up
            18:00-19:00 Drinks: 
            West in Huis Huguetan, Lange Voorhout 34
            19:00-23:00 2 Exhibitions open: West in Huis 
            Huguetan, Lange Voorhout 34 & Groenewegje 136
          9. Jasper Bernes - Value and Planning in the Age of Algorithms
          10. Ganaële Langlois - Textiles as Anti-Media