URBAN MEDIA SALON - BERLIN
The Urban Media Salon has been founded and hosted by
Mirjam Struppek from February 2005 untill 2008, taking place regularly in her private
apartment. The core members of the Salon were:
Consultant, Sound Designer
Designer, Lecturer (Art+Com / UdK)
Locative Media - and Game Art
Activist and art Facilitator
Artist, freelance Researcher
Media Producer & Curator
and Festivaldirector (Trampoline, Radiator)
Curator, Consultant (Urban Media Research)
Artist , Curator
Artist, Researcher (University Bremen)
Urban Media Salon as Partner
Event of Transmediale 2008 Berlin
Meetings in the Intimate City
Thursday, 31. January 2008, 20.30 – Open End
Application deadline: 29. January 2008
for the Transmediale.08, the Urban Media Salon invites you to an exceptional
Networking Event, following the "Conspire" theme.
Get involved in an evening full of uncertainties that will bring you together with 7 other guests of transmediale over dinner in a private apartment. After accepting the binding invitation, the organizers will contact you and decide which of the 7 covert locations would be right for you.
Interested parties please registrate through the Salon Website until January, 29, 2008 with the following data:
• Special interests around the theme Urban Media
• Short bio (max 3 lines)
• And very important: E-Mail address and mobile number
Application under urbanmediasalon (@) googlemail.com
We put together each Salon on basis of your application. As soon as we distributed all guests among the Saloniere you will be notifies via e-mail and SMS about the coordinates. Traditionally, the host provides the food during the Urban Media Salon and the guests bring the drinks. We would be happy about a bollte of wine or similar.
SALON CORE MEMBERS
is consultant for multisensory design. He is Dolby sound mixer for Digital
multi-channel sound and member of the German Film Academy. He was Guest lecturer
at the Film
Academy Ludwigsburg for Sounddesign.
is holding MA in Audio Visual Media Culture from the University of Lapland
in Finland, and MA in Interaction Design from the Royal College of Art.
He worked 2 years at the Media Lab Europe in Dublin as a researcher. Currently
he is an assistant professor at the University of the Arts in Berlin and
working as a senior concept designer at ART+COM, Berlin. His field of specialisation
is in physical and embodied interfaces.
studied architecture at the University of Arts in Berlin. He currently works
on concepts about data spaces and locative media among others for DMC Wien,
City & Bits and the Fraunhofer Institute. In his space/media Art projects
he addresses the embodiment of digital characteristic traits in the physical
space. Aram Bartholl was award with the prize of the Browserday competition
in 2001 with his work "Daten am Ort".
than 2 decades, Jacqueline Heer has worked as an independent artist
in the US, as an art facilitator and director of various arts organizations,
including Theater. Her focus is media-art, Installations, Photography
and political actions. Currently, among other projects, she is
persuasive game" for the public. The recently founded platform "ping-pong
between art and knowledge" will act as a producer.
works as artist since 1996. He is among others initiator of the projects "reboot" and "framefunk".
He studied "Art with Media" at the Kunsthochschule für Medien
Köln. Between 2001 and 2004 he taught at the Universität der Künste
Berlin and is now working for the european research project "re:search
- in and through the arts". Currently he is especially dealing with
the modern approach and construction of the area of unspoiled nature.
is a digital media producer & curator. She is a member of Public Art Lab
Berlin and co-initiator of the Mobile Studios project. Online since 1996, Ela
has focused her work on the intersection of art and technology - with a special
interest on digital culture. In September 2006, Ela has initiated Upgrade!
Berlin , a series of public field trips to media art places in Berlin along
with a growing online resource. Together with Ursula Endlicher she regularly
publishes articles about different forms of ne tart curation.
studied industrial design and EU-culture management. As artist she developed
together with Public Art Lab urban transnational interventions. 2003-2004 e.g.
the project Mobile Museen, a traveling art museum. Currently she works on the
follow up Mobile Studios, a nomadic platform (2005-06).
Anette is a director of Trampoline, an artist-lead organisation,
running platform events for new media art in Nottingham and Berlin
since 10 years. She is also one of the founders of
the East Midlands based Radiator Festival for New Technology Art. With
her special interest in the live aspect of media art, Anette has curated
and commissioned artists’ projects exploring live-streaming and
locative media where issues of presence, interactivity and participation
in urban space are most current. Anette holds an MA in film & theatre
studies and philosophy from the Freie University of Berlin.
is a German artist, based in Berlin. Her work includes observation of architecture
and the urban landscape– seeing herself in relation to architecture and
the human form she works as a contemporary artist exploring both installation
and photography. Currently she is participating in the Shenzhen-Hongkong Biennale
of Architecture and Urbanism, open until March 1st, 2008. Susanne
studied painting restoration at Haus Lüttinghof and undertook a practical
training in photography at the Folkwang Museum, Germany. Other studies include
University of the Arts Berlin (UdK) for her MA.
studied urban and environmental planning in Kaiserslautern and Nagoya, Japan.
As President of the International Urban Screens Association she
is working on the conference and event series Urban Screens. Currently she
multimedia program for Urban Screens Melbourne 2008 and developing with Public
Art Lab and MAG the event Mediaarchitecture Today, Berlin 2008. Since 2002
she developed the
platform interactionfield.de about the relation of the interactivity of digital
media and the urban public space.
Numerous European solo exhibitions. Exhibitions curator and lectureships at
European cultural institutions and art academies. Publisher, editor and lecturer
on art and urbanism themes. Concept and organization of international colloquiums
and conferences. Professional expertise in landscape, architectural and artistic
competitions and design projects, both solo and in teams of architects. Founder
member of Archis Interventions.
is currently a researcher in the Spatial Cognition program at the University
of Bremen, Germany as well as a visiting lecturer at University of Manchester,
UK. In 2004 worked on an innovative education project with the Whitechapel
Art Gallery, UK. Her work has included installations, temporary and permanent
public artworks with a focus on creating legible environments and exploring
ways in which we interact with our spatial environment. Her background and
training is in architecture.
lives in Berlin and Rotterdam. He realised together with Felix S. Huber the
following media art projects in public space: "skytalk", art and
wind energy for the world exhibition, Garbsen-Nord (2000) and "re:site
projects", kunstprojekte_riem, München (2002). In May 2005 he they
produced the related project "re:site montréal" during a residency
for an exhibition at Oboro, Montréal.