Festival Programme

Monday 14 October


Chair J. Thielen‐del Pozo
Building 58c Auditorium
10:00     Welcome Coffee (social area)
10:30     Opening: world‐première 3 Poems (e e cummings) by Tomasz Prasqual
10:45     Opening ‐ Vladimir Sucha
11:00     Presentation of the JRC SciArt Programme ‐ Adriaan Eeckels
11:15     Datami & Opera ‐ Freddy Paul Grunert
11:30     Artists' Representative: Rebecca Ballestra
11:45     Scientists' Representative: Stéphane Chaudron
12:00     SciArt Board Representative
12:15     The Datami in the Exhibition Set‐up ‐ Cristina Fiordimela
12:30     Lunch ‐ fingerfood
13:30     Guided Visit to embedded installations with scientists and areas
Two buses
Note Installations will be visitable in the opening week each morning from 10:00 to 12:00 where each visitor can meet the artist and/or scientist. In the afternoon, these will be replaced by a facilitator where needed and in function of possibilities.


Building 100 Atrium
16:00     Vladimir Šucha: Farewell Speech


Building 100 Cafeteria
17:30     Opera My Data & Me: una storia d'amore by Richard Pettifer & Tomasz Prasqual
With Francesca Martini, soprano
With the collaboration of: Cristina Lelli, Tobias Gubesch, Sarah Heeman, Anna Neubert, and Rebekka Stephan

Building 100 Porch
18:00     Reception

Building 100 Room 1003 'Acqua'
18:30     Neurocinema: DataWe by Aleksander Väljamäe & Amal Mokded

 

Tuesday 15 October

Datami Disruption


10:00     Visits to the Datami installations

Building 58c Auditorium
12:00     Lunchtime Conference
Lev Manovich: What does the Mind (do) in Data Society
Lev Manovich is one of the leading theorists of digital culture worldwide, and a pioneer in application of data science for analysis of contemporary culture.

13:00     Fingerfood will be provided to all participants

14:30     Speaker's Corner
Building 06 Green Datami Area
Concert: In |de| Finite by Tomasz Prasqual

Building 58c Auditorium
Talks‐Debate
15:00     Debate: with Lev Manovich, Freddy Paul Grunert, Aleksander Väljamäe & JRC
16:30     Coffee and cakes

Building 18 ‐ Smart Grid Lab
17:00      Performance: Portrait of the AI as a Young Cyber Oracle by Paul Wiersbinski with Marie Galley

Building 100 Room 1003 'Acqua'
18:00      Neurocinema: DataWe by Aleksander Väljamäe & Amal Mokded

 

Wednesday 16 October

Fuzzy Borders, Shifting Identities


10:00     Meet the Artist at her or his installation

Building 58c Auditorium
12:00     Lunchtime Conference
Derrick de Kerckhove: Self in the Era of Social Media
Derrick de Kerckhove was the Director of the McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology from 1983 until 2008. Since his retirement, he lives and works in Italy, where he is Scientific Director of the Association TuttiMedia Observatory and Supervisor of the Planetary Collegium T‐Node in Trento.

13:00     Fingerfood will be provided to all participants

Building 100 Room 1003 'Acqua'
14:00     Neurocinema: DataWe by Aleksander Väljamäe & Amal Mokded

14:30     Speaker's Corner
Building 06 Green Datami Area
Concert: In |de| Finite ‐ Tomasz Prasqual

Building 58c Auditorium
Talks‐Debate
15:00     Anica Huck (DG ENV): Art, Science and Environment
Anica Huck is a Policy Officer at the European Commission DG Research and Innovation since 2018 as a seconded expert from the European Space Agency. She also studied sculpture at the Rome University of Fine Arts and was actively involved in the space art group at the Bauhaus University Weimar.
15:30     Josephine Bosma: Post‐Digital is Post‐Screen
Josephine Bosma is a critic and theorist living and working in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. She specializes in art in the context of the Internet. In 1997 Bosma became one of the key figures participating in and molding the then new sphere of critical Internet discourse (and practice) taking place in email lists such as Nettime and Rhizome.

16:00     Debate
With Derrick de Kerckhove, Josephine Bosma, Anica Huck & JRC
16:30     Coffee and cakes

Building 18 ‐ Smart Grid Lab
17:00     Performance: Portrait of the AI as a Young Cyber Oracle by Paul Wiersbinski with Marie Galley

 

Thursday 17 October

Cyber|Security, and the Arts of Invention


10:00     Meet the Artist at her or his installation

Building 58c Auditorium
Ecological Interludium
10:00     Lise Autogena & Joshua Portway Weather Prediction By Numerical Process

Discussion between the artists and Matthias Hauser (HLRS), Frank Raes (museo Casanova), Very
Thiemig (JRC) and Alessandro Cescatti (JRC)
11:00     Invited in collaboration with the Centre for Advanced Studies
NVIDIA AI Art ‐ GauGan AI Tool for Design

Building 58c Auditorium
12:00     Lunchtime Conference
Fabrice Wawak: Cybersecurity in complexity
Fabrice Wawak joined the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission in the area of Information and Communication Technology in 2003. In 2012, he was nominated Local Informatics Security Officer for the JRC.
12:45     Questions ‐ Debate
13:00     Fingerfood will be provided to all participants

Building 58c Auditorium
14:30     Speaker's Corner
15:00     Dries Depoorter
Artist Dries Depoorter creates interactive installations, apps, and games, and handles themes such as online identity, privacy, artificial intelligence, surveillance and social media.
15:45     Debate
with Fabrice Wawak, Dries Depoorter & JRC
16:30     Coffee and cakes

 

Friday 18 October

Life as a Script?


10:00     Meet the Artist at her or his installation
Building 46 Social Area
10:00     Leonardo for Children
Building 58c Auditorium
10:00     Michael Hoch, CERN ‐ Virtual Visit to CMS + Art@CMS
Michael Hoch is a Ph D and photographer working at CERN. He leads the Art@CMS, an outreach programme where art and science combine to divulge the work of CERN.

Building 58c Auditorium
12:00     Lunchtime Conference
Warren Neidich on Art and AI, AI and Art
Having studied photography, neuroscience, medicine, ophthalmology, and architecture, artist, writer and theorist Warren Neidich brings a unique interdisciplinary position, that he calls “transthinking”, to any discussion platform.
Warren Neidich will speak by vc from New York.
13:00     Lunch Fingerfood will be provided to all participants

14:30     Speaker's Corner
Building 06 Green Datami Area
14:30     Concert: In |de| Finite ‐ Tomasz Prasqual

Building 100 Room 1003 'Acqua'
15:00     Neurocinema: DataWe by Aleksander Väljamäe & Amal Mokded

Building 58c Auditorium
16:00     Speaker's Corner: Your impressions of Resonances III ‐ The Way Forward
with Freddy Paul Grunert & Adriaan Eeckels
17:00     Reception for participating artists & scientists, VS, SciArt Board, SciArt Curatorial Team, JRC participants
"Narrative: The Making of a Datami: A Look behind the Veils" ‐ the sketchbook diary
of Magda Stanova

 

Venue

European Commission – Joint Research Centre (JRC)
Via Enrico Fermi, 2749

21027 Ispra (Italy)

Festival
from 14 to 18 October 2019

Opening hours
    Day@JRC from 10.00 to 17.30 including visit of SciArt installations and talks
    Art@JRC from 10.00 to 14.00 including visit of SciArt installations

    Talks@JRC from 12.00 to 17.30 including talks/conferences
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Exhibition
from 14 October to 8 November 2019
Register here

Opening hours
    25 October,  from 10.00 to 15.30
    31 October,  from 10.00 to 15.30
    8 November,  from 10.00 to 15.30
More information

Registration

In order to enter the site, visitors should be always registered and issued a daily permit, delivered to them at our reception upon presentation of an identity document. (Please read the Privacy Statement regarding the collection of personal data from visitors). You will have to present ID documents at the entry to the JRC site: please carry these documents with you.

Accessibility

The JRC in Ispra is in the process of designing buildings, roads, pedestrian pathways, and parking places in such a way that people with limited mobility can freely move on the site and its infrastructures, without impediments. Please contact us beforehand if you want to visit the Resonances III Festival & Exhibition: JRC-Resonances[at]ec.europa.eu

How to get here

By air: The best way to access Ispra by air is via the Malpensa International Airport, that is 30 km from JRC Ispra. As alternative, Milano Linate airport (at around 95 km) could be used.
To book a taxi ride to and from Malpensa you can call the number 02 7777, which can be used by any citizen, calling both from landline and mobile, or use the appTaxi.

By train: Milan Central Station
Tickets: Trenitalia

Please note that the Public Transport is not recommended due to lack of flexibility. Should you wish to be more flexible, we would recommend renting a car at the airport.