[KwartzLab] Fwd: Necromedia @ The HUB this Wed
doug at moens.org
Tue Mar 27 12:04:19 EDT 2012
Subject: Necromedia @ The HUB this Wed Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2012 19:11:04
-0400 From: Marcel O'Gorman <marcel at uwaterloo.ca> <marcel at uwaterloo.ca>
This Wednesday, 15 English grad students from the Critical Media Lab
will present 4 games based on a semester of readings in the context of
what we're calling "necromedia," the collusion of death and
technology. The games range from a dystopic augmented reality GPS
adventure to a contemplative exercise in "human finitude" that relies
on a wireless brainwave sensor. And there is much in between.
These are speculative games, objects-to-think-with, applied media
theories, and they fall somewhere between digital art and
Find out more about them here (click on "COURSE BLOGS"):
Please join us for presentations, demonstrations, play, interaction,
conversation, and refreshment at The Communitech Hub, in the old
Tannery Building in Downtown Kitchener. Come out and support these
brilliant and hard-working English students who are extending the
boundaries of their discipline.
Wednesday, March 28
2 - 4 pm
151 Charles Street West
Special thanks to Communitech for funding the reception.
Hope to see you on Wednesday.
Professor Marcel O'Gorman, PhD
Director, Critical Media Lab
Department of English
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
Tel: 519 888 4567 x32946
Fax: 519 746 5788http://criticalmedia.uwaterloo.cahttp://marcelogorman.net
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