Thursday, September 22, 2016

Keynote Panel: Spectatorship in an Age of Surveillance

7pm, LUMA Theater, Fisher Center for the Performing Arts

James Harding “Reflections on Surveillance and Performance Post-Democracy: The Case of Pyotr Pavlensky”

Sarah Bay-Cheng, “Offline Performance: Queerveillance and Digital Performance Ethics”

Elise Morrison, “‘Just wait until someone tries to cover those up!’ Creating Critical (Feminist) Spect-actors of Surveillance”


Friday, September 23, 2016

Resnick Studio, Fisher Center for the Performing Arts

9:30 – 10am Opening Discussion

10:00-11:30am Session 1: Surveillance Beyond Boundaries

John Muse, “Spectatorship Unbound”; Annie Dorsen, “The Sublime and the Digital Landscape”; Nikki Cesare Schotzko, “The Death of Performance Art!: Three Modes of Performing Performance Art Documentation” (Moderator: Miriam Felton-Dansky)

11:45am – 12:15pm Ben Coonley, “Eyeball in My Brain”

Ben Coonley will discuss his recent work in 360-degree 3D video and panoptic video technologies. His 2016 video installation,  “Trading Futures,” will be on display in a 9-foot wide cardboard geodesic dome.

12:30-1:30pm “Trading Futures” on display; Lunch Break

1:30-3pm Session 2: Surveillance Systems

Hasan Elahi, “The New Normal”; Collin Jennings and Gretta Tritch Roman, “Privacy Performed at Scale”; Anna Gallagher-Ross, “Being Watched: The Living Theatre and the Performance of Surveillance” (Moderator: Maria Sachiko Cecire)

 3-3:15pm Break

3:15-4:45pm Session 3: Seen and Unseen

Lawrence Switzky, “Performing Metadata”; Shonni Enelow, “Affects of Surveillance: American Film Acting After 2008”; Caden Manson and Jemma Nelson, “Opacity” (Moderator: Jacob Gallagher-Ross)

 5-6pm Maria Hassabi, Open Rehearsal

LUMA Theater, Fisher Center for the Performing Arts