biopoetriX – conFiGURing AI

Thu, 12 April 2018
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
The Luella Massey Studio Theatre
4 Glen Morris Avenue
University of Toronto
Toronto, M5S 1J1

A collaboration between the ArtSci Salon at the FIeld’s Institute, the Digital Dramaturgy Lab (DDL) / Institute for Digital Humanities in Performance (idHIP) and the International Performance Series of the Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Toronto.

This event is part of the International LASER – Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous

Performance: “Corpus Nil. A Ritual of Birth for a Modified Body” conceived and performed by Marco Donnarumma (Canadian premiere)

LAB dance: 
Blitz media posters on labs in the arts, sciences and engineering as represented by our panel below

10 min. intermission

Performing AI, hybrid media and humans in/as technology

Panel participants: Dr. Marco DonnarummaDr. Doug van Nort (Dispersion Lab, York U.), Jane Tingley (Stratford User Research & Gameful Experiences Lab (SURGE), U of Waterloo), Dr. Angela Schoellig (Dynamic Systems Lab, U of T)

Panel animators: Dr. Antje Budde (Digital Dramaturgy Lab) and Dr. Roberta Buiani (ArtSci Salon)

Followed by a reception at the Istituto Italiano di Cultura (496 Huron St.) 8:15 – 10pm

Tickets are by donation; 100% of donations will go towards covering Marco Donnarumma’s artist fee.

Concept and event dramaturgy: Antje Budde and Roberta Buiani with DDL collaborators Sanja Vodovnik, Nina Czegledy, Berna Celikkaya, Richard Windeyer
Technical Director: Paul Stoesser
Event media interface design: Montgomery C. Martin (DDL)
TPA Assistant: Ross Slaughter
Event music design: Richard Windeyer (DDL)

Event supported by:

Italian Embassy in Canada; Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies at U of T; Istituto Italiano di Cultura; Digital Dramaturgy Lab
community partner: GYBO Robotics

LASER – Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous is a project of Leonardo® /ISAST