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COLLOQUIUM: Greg Niemeyer

November 4, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm PST

SPEAKER: 
Greg Niemeyer
Professor
UC Berkeley

DATE:   Wednesday, November 4, 2015

TIME:    4:00 P.M.

PLACE: 126 Barrows Hall

TITLE:  “Six Strategies for Individual Engagement in Collective Challenges”

Born in Switzerland in 1967, Greg Niemeyer studied Classics and Photography. He started working with new media when he arrived in the Bay Area in 1992 and he received his MFA from Stanford University in New Media in 1997. At the same time, he founded the Stanford University Digital Art Center, which he directed until 2001, when he was appointed at UC Berkeley as Assistant Professor for New Media. At UC Berkeley, he is involved in the development of the Center for New Media, focusing on the critical analysis of the impact of new media on human experiences. His creative work focuses on the mediation between humans as individuals and humans as a collective through technological means, and emphasizes playful responses to technology. His most recognized projects are Gravity (Cooper Union, NYC, 1997), PING (SFMOMA, 2001), Oxygen Flute (SJMA, 2002), ar (Pacific Film Archive, 2003), Ping 2.0 (Paris, La Villette Numerique, 2004), Organum Playtest (2005),  Good Morning Flowers (SFIFF 2006, Townhouse Gallery, Cairo, Egypt, 2006), blackloud.org, sevenairs.org, and polartide.org

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Date:
November 4, 2015
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Energy and Resources Group
Website:
https://erg.berkeley.edu

Venue

126 Barrows Hall
126 Barrows Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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