CODAsummit 2018 | Agenda
9.20.18 - 9.21.18

CODAsummit: The Intersection of Art, Technology and Place
September 20 - September 21, 2018
Santa Fe, NM


September 20, 2018
10:00 am
Registration / Check-In Opens
Noon-1:30 pm
Opening Lunch and Welcome
  • Welcome Remarks by Alan Webber, Mayor, City of Santa Fe
  • Gavin Downey, Senior Product Manager, Epson America
1:45-2:30 pm
Genius Loci: The Spirit of Place
  • Glenn Adamson, Senior Scholar, Yale Center for British Art
  • Introduction by Barbara Tober, President, The Acronym Fund
2:45-3:45 pm

Commissioning at the Intersection of Art and Technology
Innovation in commissioning at the forefront of new technology.

  • Bill FitzGibbons (moderator),​ ​Artist,​ Bill FitzGibbons, LLC
  • Pierre Fortin, Executive Director, Quartier des Spectacles
  • Jeremy Crandell, Central Arts Team Co-Lead, Burning Man
  • Tracey Jerome, Director, City of El Paso Museums & Cultural Affairs
  • Robin Juan, Global Design Manager & Curator, Global Experiences at Dolby Labs
4:00-5:00 pm
The Art of Depicting Reality: Data Visualization
Technology enables artists to use the visual representation of data in their artworks to facilitate comprehension of a subject.

  • Andrée Bober (moderator), Director, Landmarks, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Andy Merkin, Managing Producer and Director, Moment Factory
  • Eric Gunther, Creative Director & Co-Founder, Sosolimited
  • Andrea Polli, Artist & Professor, University of New Mexico
  • Ben Rubin, Director, Center for Data Arts, The New School
Beyond Our Eyes: Sensory Perception in Art
Technology enables multi-sensory art experiences, incorporating sound, light, smell, taste, touch and feel, etc.

  • Heather Schatz (moderator),​ ​Artist and Professor, School of Visual Arts, New York
  • Michael Beneville, Founder, Beneville Studios
  • Titia Ex, Light Artist, Titia Ex Light Art Studio
  • Christopher Janney, Artist & Composer, PhenomenArts, Inc.
  • Robb Pope, Founding Principal & CEO, Digital Ambiance
5:30-7:00 pm
Reception at form & concept gallery
435 S. Guadalupe Street, Santa Fe
9:00-10:30 pm
Making Waves: New Technologies
Opportunity for attendees to showcase recent projects utilizing new technology. (5 minutes each)
Eldorado Hotel, La Capilla de Oro Room
309 W. San Francisco Street, Santa Fe
September 21, 2018
9:00 am-Noon
Industry Presentations
20-minute Industry & Artist Presentations
Noon-1:00 pm
Lunch: Meow Wolf: The Creative Explosion
  • Vince Kadlubek, Co-founder and CEO, Meow Wolf
  • Introduction by Wendy Trevisani, Advisory Board Member, CODAworx
1:00-1:45 pm
Poetic Refraction of AI for New Media
  • Ferdi Alici, Director & Founder, Ouchhh
  • Eylul Duranagac, Creative Director, Ouchhh
  • Goktug Sarioz, CEO, GrandSon
  • Introduction by Frank Ragano, Co-Executive Director, Parallel Studios, Inc.
2:00-3:00 pm
Creating with Engagement: Interactive Art
Technology enables artists to create artworks where viewers become active participants in the work.

  • Cyndi Conn (moderator), Executive Director, Creative Santa Fe
  • Jason Kelly Johnson, Co-Founder, Future Cities Lab
  • Matthew Mohr, Artist & Associate Professor, Columbus College of Art & Design
  • James Patten, Director, Patten Studio
  • Andrew Zolty, Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer, BREAKFAST
A New Vocabulary
A conversation around emerging trends and practices in artwork that uses new technologies.

  • Ilene Shaw (moderator), CEO, Shaw & Co! Productions
  • Laura Sydell, Digital Culture Correspondent, NPR
  • Eric Rodenbeck, CEO, Stamen Design
  • Tom Aageson, Co-Founder, Creative Startups
3:15-4:00 pm
Digital Art in the Physical World
  • Frank Rose, Author & Writer on Media and Technology
  • Introduction by Julie Crabill, CMO, Descartes Labs
4:00-4:15 pm
Closing Remarks
Toni Sikes, Co-Founder & CEO, CODAworx

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