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Syndicate: electrofringe oct5-9 ncle,oz 2/2


Hypnosis & Visual trance
Day/Time:Saturday 10:00 AM Duration: 1:0 Location: TPI House The Batcave

Do we underestimate the power of the TV? Olaf Meyer explores the
possible suggestive power of the TV, how we have adapted to it, and the
mind states we enter during these passive sessions of entertainment.
With AJ and Olaf Meyer

Community internet servers & Reclaiming Bandwidth
Day/Time:Saturday 11:00 AM Duration: 1:0 Location: TPI House The Batcave

It's easy to be an info-consumer on the web, but you can run into walls
quickly if you want to share your own creative work. Does it have to be
this way? What issues involved in running a Community internet server?
Why is it important?
With Andy Nicholson and Matthew Arnison

Collabyrinth: DIY MP3
Day/Time:Saturday 12:00 PM Duration: 6:0 Location: Civic Park Civic Park

A workshop/demonstration going through the process of recording a CD and
distributing on the net. Combined recording budget excluding CPU under
$500. Presented by Dr Green of Industrial Waste Products

Visual Music - new technology for an old art
Day/Time:Saturday 12:00 PM Duration: 1:0 Location: TPI House The Batcave

Visual Music is an area of artistsic exploration in which visual
analogues of music are explored. Andrew Lyons will present a brief
historical overview of this art, and outline some major sub-genres of
work within this
area.
With Andrew Lyons

Youth Portals
Day/Time:Saturday 12:00 PM Duration: 1:30 Location: City Hall Newcastle
Room
Are Youth Portals an opportunity for writers and media makers to
experiment and publish works that were unpublishable before or are they
just a cynical corporate attempt to cash in on edgy culture? Or a bit of
both.
With Mel Lake

Boogie-ing to Architecture
Day/Time:Saturday 1:00 PM Duration: 1:15 Location: City Hall Mullumbimba

How do you describe a sound?
With Kelsey Munro, Richard Vogt and Robin Fox (RobFox)

Tracking Software
Day/Time:Saturday 1:00 PM Duration: 1:0 Location: TPI House The Batcave
How to make tracking software crank, demo and run through some hints and
tips to make it easier for you, from Epping's tracking masters, the
Pilfernators.
With Chris Noel

Future of Distribution
Day/Time:Saturday 2:00 PM Duration: 1:15 Location: Nesca House first
floor - Tutorial Room 2
The Future of Distribution is in the hands of the artist. Getting to
know your audience, niche markets and encouraging listeners to
understand where their money is going, and where they would prefer it to
go...
With Andrew Garton, Kent Finlayson and Robin MacPherson

Streaming Audio
Day/Time:Saturday 2:00 PM Duration: 1:0 Location: TPI House The Batcave
Discussion about the pros and cons of streaming audio formats and issues
by Andrew Sergeant from Noisemusic.org in melb, Ian Andrews & Shannon O
neill from laudanum.net.
With Andrew Sargeant, Ian Andrews and Shannon O'Neill

State of VR today.
Day/Time:Saturday 3:00 PM Duration: 2:0 Location: TPI House The Batcave
Where did Virtual Reality come from, and where's it at today? What
hardware can enhance your VR experience? What are the VR possibilities
for sound? We'll also demo the latest VR Display technologies, VR
goggles
rigged with Tactile Feedback stimulators electrode brain, and a 3D
filming Rig.
With Luke Ilett

Online Censorship - Where are we now?
Day/Time:Saturday 3:00 PM Duration: 2:0 Location: Festival Club Upstairs
# 2
Laws covering internet content were denouced as a farce prior to their
introduction and now, post- implementation, are proving to be little
more than an irritant for those potentially in the firing line. 2600
Australia will
cover the commercialism of the approved filter list to the irony of the
censored list itself being censored.
With 2600 Australia & Wiretapped

Dance Music TV ? Problems & Possibilities
Day/Time:Saturday 3:00 PM Duration: 1:0 Location: Nesca House first
floor - Rehearsal room
This session looks at what sort of video clips dance music TV will
accept, what constitutes good characteristics of a TV friendly videoclip
and how one might go about making them on a budget. It also asked, is
dance
music TV actually worthwhile?
With Scott Otto

Media & Promo III - Online Promotion & Music On The Web
Day/Time:Saturday 3:00 PM Duration: 1:0 Location: City Hall Banquet Hall

Is the internet really so beneficial to small independents? What is out
there, what do you need to get access? What are the risks and how do you
make it work for you?
With Dennis Remmer, Gordon Finlayson, Mark Pollard and Victoria Doidge

Cash for Conspiracy
Day/Time:Saturday 4:00 PM Duration: 1:0 Location: Festival Club
Downstairs
Alex Burns, editor of Disinfo.com, explores the disinfo model - how
activists can survive in the corporate world, and how they network with
Adbusters, Alternet.org and MediaChannel in the states.
With Alex Burns

Streaming Media
Day/Time:Saturday 4:00 PM Duration: 1:0 Location: City Hall Newcastle
Room
A seminar presented by MetroScreen from Sydney based on their streaming
media course. You might notice graduates from this course wandering
around electrofringe, as the official streaming crew, the electrometro
team.
With Sherry Mclean

Video Feedback - Optical Science
Day/Time:Saturday 5:00 PM Duration: 1:0 Location: TPI House The Batcave
Sure, video feedback has been around since before Dr.Who... but the
improvements in camera and mixer technology combined with
experimentation creates amazing results. A creative jam of old school
ideas and new
methods.
With Brian Murray, John Jacobs and Nick Ritar

Video Performance Business
Day/Time:Saturday 6:00 PM Duration: 1:0 Location: TPI House The Batcave
The emerging genre of video installations and performance at parties is
generating opportunities for artists to play their work to a new
audience. This session looks at the the business of visuals production
for live
shows, and related areas (music clips, material for video projects etc)
from the perspective of "professional practice". We look at the business
side - dealing with promoters, working in production and performance
environments, performance requirements, protecting yourself and your
gear - and the creative - how to achieve quality!
With Al Ferguson, Cindi Drennan, Helen Clemens, Justin Maynard and Nick
Deacon

Flashing Offline
Day/Time:Saturday 6:00 PM Duration: 2:0 Location: City Hall Newcastle
Room
Flash can do much more than make bells and whistles for websites.
Blurring theatre, music and animation, motley crew the Greys, explore
flash for making animations and broadcast quality video with techniques
and
tips, discussion, flash movies and live multimedia performance.
With Catrina Whan (aka Lint 24), Chris Hancock (aka Monk Fly), Marc
Eiden and Matthew Venables (aka Mersades Malone)

Campaigning: Live Forum With Amsterdam
Day/Time:Saturday 7:00 PM Duration: 1:15 Location: TPI House The Batcave

Streaming media become an ever more important tool for social and
political campaigns. This has become clear during recent anti-WTO / G8
actions such as the recent protests in Seattle, Washington, and this
September in Melbourne and Prague. A careful look at how these campaigns
are constructed. How successful are they? FreeSpeech TV, Boulder (USA),
Albana Shala, Open Channels for Kosovo / Press Now, Adbusters
Gilberto Cutrupi, Greenpeace International, Amsterdam, Manse Jacobi,
Boulder (Colorado), Supersphere, Chicago, Matthew Arnison, Indymedia
Sydney
With Matthew Arnison

Turntablism
Day/Time:Saturday 7:00 PM Duration: 1:0 Location: City Hall Newcastle
Room
The art of scratching, mixing and beat juggling rekkids, suitably
demonstrated for your convenience, by Mark N from Newcastle's Bloody
Fist Records.
With Mark Newlands

Spectres of the Spectrum
Day/Time:Saturday 8:00 PM Duration: 2:0 Location: City Hall Mullumbimba
Spectres is a mockumentary the on history of the net, the latest film by
Craig Baldwin done in his trademark collage style with found materials.
Craig also produced Sonic Outlaws and Tribulation 99, and resides online

at www.othercinema.com. Introduced by David Cox who worked on the film.
With david cox

Better Living Through Circuitry (rpt)
Day/Time:Saturday 9:30 PM Duration: 1:30 Location: Kensington Theatre
Kensington Theatre, Hunter St.
Insightful and entertaining, this film presents a dynamic view of rave
culture and empowerment through technology, the DIY ethic, and the
flowering of a new spirituality which embraces transcendence through
sound and rhythm. In-depth interviews document such diverse
personalities as NY deconstructionist philosopher-cum-electronic
mixmaster DJ Spooky, hedonistic streetsmart "Superstar" DJ Keoki, the
Vegas-reared Big Beat sonic wizards The Crystal Method, England's
prophet of drum-and-bass Roni Size, and the ethereal desert tribalism of
the Electric Skychurch.

Computer security and privacy
Day/Time:Sunday 11:00 AM Duration: 2:0 Location: City Hall Hunter Room
2600 Australia spawned a group called Wiretapped in late 1999 to focus
on computer security issues in Australia, notifying companies and
organisations of their flaws and failures with the assistance of law
enforcement. In a panel/workshop fashion, Wiretapped will discuss the
successes and failures inside Australia and what it means for your
privacy.
With 2600 Australia & Wiretapped

Experimental Interfaces
Day/Time:Sunday 11:00 AM Duration: 2:0 Location: TPI House The Batcave
Throw away the keyboard and mouse and take a look at the alternative
devices that artists are using to control audiovisual performance. Our
guests include Olaf Meyer who uses a laser harp to trigger visuals, Wade

Marynowski and his kangaroo keypad, and Mari Velonaki's work with
digital characters activated by sensory triggered interfaces (breath
activated, speech recognition, artificial vision systems).
With AJ, Mari Velonaki, Olaf Meyer and Wade Marynowsky

Making Usable websites
Day/Time:Sunday 12:00 PM Duration: 1:0 Location: City Hall Newcastle
Room
If you want people to come back to your website, it needs to be fast,
reliable, and accessible. we go over some of the issues involved in
picking the right gadgets (jargon watch: javascript, java, flash,
frames,
stylesheets, realmedia, quicktime, mp3)
With Matthew Arnison and Phil Reakes

New Zealand Pixels
Day/Time:Sunday 12:00 PM Duration: 1:0 Location: TPI House The Batcave
Electronyk Collective 'Kog Transmissions' will give an overview of the
NZ pixel scene, and their own jaunts into computer games, CDrom
production and live triggered audiovisuals.

Cities of the Future 2000
Day/Time:Sunday 12:00 PM Duration: 3:0 Location: Nesca House first floor
- Tutorial Room 2
Archimedia Collective present a 3 hour multiple media presentation on
the cities of the future of architecture and film, examining the role
played by media and communications. See
http://www.wenet.net/~mollybh/future.html
With david cox and molly hankwitz

Towards a Digital Aesthetic
Day/Time:Sunday 1:00 PM Duration: 1:0 Location: Wheeler Place Tent # 1
A lecture/demonstration on new techniques in electronic music such as
Granular Synthesis, Super Collider, C Sound, Generative and Metasynth.
How can these programs help us redefine the nature of composition and
the nature of music itself? The lecture will be followed by a
question/answer section where Ollie hopes we'll explore some of the
weirder tangents.
With Ollie Olsen

Fiction in 3D Virtual Worlds.
Day/Time:Sunday 1:00 PM Duration: 1:0 Location: TPI House The Batcave
When will fiction in virtual worlds overtake film as the most popular
form of entertainment? This talk will look at narrative and
interactivity within virtual worlds, and discuss how to create VR
fiction.
With Miriam English

Technology & Humanity - Who's Shaping Who?
Day/Time:Sunday 1:00 PM Duration: 2:0 Location: City Hall Newcastle Room

Technology seems to be developing faster than we can adapt, and perhaps
of it's own accord. Can we determine which will be the dominant
technologies of the future? How will emergent technologies change /
mould
the Self?
With Alex Burns, Andres Vaccari, John Shirley, Kodwo Eshun and Sharon
Connors Holiday

Tuning Technology to Ecology
Day/Time:Sunday 2:00 PM Duration: 2:0 Location: Festival Club Upstairs #
1
Presentation about the recent Earthdream tour by Omns Not Bombs, given
inda audiovisual stylee by Pete Morphism.
With Pete Morphism

Film sound design and contemporary electronic music.
Day/Time:Sunday 2:00 PM Duration: 2:0 Location: Nesca House first floor
- Tutorial Room 1
Sound design is an increasingly important aspect of both film/video and
electronic music. Electronic music is increasingly common in film
scores, and film sound effects are increasingly aestheticized. The tools
and
techniques of the two disciplines are similar, so what can they learn
from each other? This interactive discussion will include practical
considerations for electronic musicians wanting to work in film/video.
With Andrew Garton and Shannon O'Neill

Video Clip Production
Day/Time:Sunday 2:00 PM Duration: 1:0 Location: TPI House The Batcave
Video Clips offer loads of creative potential for the audio and video
artist but require careful planning to ensure that the project runs
smoothly.
With Emile Rasheed, Ian Andrews and John Power

Live Video Triggering
Day/Time:Sunday 3:00 PM Duration: 1:0 Location: TPI House The Batcave
A session for video artists who use software to trigger live video
playback: We put a number of VJ clip players through their paces, in a
comparison of tools including VJAMM, X-Pose, SVi and MidiVid on
similarly
configured PCs with the same source material. The session will involve
demonstrations and hands-on testing.
With AJ, Chris Lange, Cindi Drennan, Grant Muir and Justin Maynard

Pauline Pantsdown/Little Johnny and the media's reactions
Day/Time:Sunday 3:00 PM Duration: 1:0 Location: Wheeler Place Tent # 1
What do Pauline Pantsdown and Little Johnny have in common? Simon Hunt
is behind them both, and here he'll be talkin about his creations, and
how they've managed to ride the media.
With Simon Hunt

Spiny Norman and the Electronic Aesthetic
Day/Time:Sunday 4:00 PM Duration: 1:0 Location: Festival Club Downstairs

Greg will be performing a piece by the American composer Paul Rudy as
well as his own compositions using the cactus as a sound source for
further manipulations in Audio Mulch.When a host of spines speak what
will it
say?
With Greg Jenkins

Word Up!
Day/Time:Sunday 4:00 PM Duration: 1:15 Location: Festival Club Upstairs
# 1
This workshop will introduce participants to the rhythms and rhymes of
hip-hop
With Kate Fielding

Copyright Conundrum - is fair use dead?
Day/Time:Sunday 4:00 PM Duration: 2:0 Location: Wheeler Place Tent # 2
The Australian Government recently passed laws intended to bring
existing copyright law into step with changes in the digital arena with
the support of performing rights organisations. The technicalities of
the changes
are wide-reaching and potentially affect the notion of fair use,
especially with encrypted media such as DVDs.
With 2600 Australia & Wiretapped

A History of experimental and electronic music in Australia
Day/Time:Sunday 5:00 PM Duration: 2:0 Location: TPI House The Batcave
In it's early days in Australia (and elsewhere) electronic music was
synonymous with experimentalism. Studios sprang up all over the country
between the late sixties and late seventies providing for a hotbed of
musical
activity. From Voltage Control Synthesis modules to mainframe
super-computers this seminar contextualises electronic music in
Australia aided by rare archival audio (and hopefully video) examples.
With Robin Fox (RobFox)

Music Vidi-yo! Conceptechnics
Day/Time:Sunday 5:00 PM Duration: 1:0 Location: Festival Club Downstairs

Kodwo Eshun presents a selection of his favourite cutting edge music
videos from people like Spike Jonze and Hype Williams. Video techniques
and styles will be discussed, fed through Kodwo's digital culture and
Afro-Futurism filters.
With Kodwo Eshun

Data Driving - Science Fiction & Info overload.
Day/Time:Sunday 5:00 PM Duration: 1:15 Location: City Hall Newcastle
Room
Sci-fi has always explored the relationship between technology and
culture. Sci-fi authors & cultural critics speculate about our media
saturated present.
With Alex Burns, Erik Davis, Sean Williams and Simon Sellars

Finding Knobs in Pawn Shops
Day/Time:Sunday 5:00 PM Duration: 2:0 Location: Wheeler Place Tent # 1
Modula return to the electrofringe with thier popular session on
finding/using/linking/modifying weird electronic sound-making gear.
With Duann Scott

Presentation of a Virtual Journey
Day/Time:Sunday 7:00 PM Duration: 1:0 Location: City Hall Newcastle Room

Symbiotic Systems present their virtual world featuring digital sound
scapes, 3d murals and living architecture. Audience members will have
the chance to ask questions about how the piece was constructed.
With Anita J, Luke Ilett, Patrick King and Shannon Calrow

Video technologies and tools
Day/Time:Sunday 8:00 PM Duration: 2:0 Location: TPI House The Batcave
A technical overview of video at the moment, and a snapshot of DV, mpeg,
streaming video, VCD, DVD, video hardware & software, clip players etc.
with discussion of what the possibilities are for creators and
audiences.
With Chris Lange, Justin Maynard and Kent Finlayson

Launch of 'Comics Interactive!'
Day/Time:Sunday 8:00 PM Duration: 0:0 Location: Festival Club Upstairs #
2
Put together by a Victorian duo, this CD Rom pushes the boundaries of
what a comic can be, and challenges you to bend them further.
Presentation by Bec.
With Bec Carey

Electroshorts - A collection of local films.
Day/Time:Sunday 8:00 PM Duration: 1:0 Location: City Hall Hunter Room
Short films, videos and animations by some of the best up and coming
local screenshapers. Run in conjunction with the Newcastle Film
Festival.
With Andrew Slattery

Launch of The Greys
Day/Time:Sunday 9:00 PM Duration: 2:0 Location: TPI House The Batcave
A performance by four people of visuals and live narrative images played
with electronica. Featuring the first live performance of The Greys, a
twenty minute animation about three aliens whose mission is to interfere
in
Australian culture...
With Catrina Whan (aka Lint 24), Chris Hancock (aka Monk Fly), Marc
Eiden and Matthew Venables (aka Mersades Malone)

Free Software
Day/Time:Monday 11:00 AM Duration: 1:0 Location: City Hall Newcastle
Room
The backbone of the internet, written by global activists for free.
History, philosophy, current developments. Find out more about Geek
activists, crucial to active.org.au and indymedia.org.
With Andy Nicholson and Matthew Arnison

Building Your Own Virtual World
Day/Time:Monday 11:00 AM Duration: 2:0 Location: TPI House The Batcave
Whether you're working on a cheap PC or one of today's machines. How to
make your world move smoothly, have interesting textures and sounds, and
lots to explore, without slowing your machine to a pitiful crawl.
With Luke Ilett and Miriam English

Turntablism II
Day/Time:Monday 12:00 PM Duration: 1:0 Location: Festival Club
Downstairs
Another hour on the decks with Mark N.
With Mark Newlands

Interactive Audio Design - What Kind of Object is a Sound?
Day/Time:Monday 12:00 PM Duration: 2:0 Location: TPI House The Batcave
An overview of sound composition techniques focussing on flexible
duration interactive applications. Session will include introduction to
listening techniques and creative exercises to develop awareness of
audio
modalities for non linear works. Tools and techniques for working with
sound objects in an object oriented paradigm will be discussed as a
starting point for examining relationships between composition and code.

With Sophea Lerner

Audio using Linux and Audio Morphing
Day/Time:Monday 3:00 PM Duration: 2:0 Location: TPI House The Batcave
Introducing globally developed sound systems running on Linux, the
globally developed underground operating system. Includes 'where to
start' and demos. of some Linux apps, such as synthetic (digital) vinyl
scratching - backwards playing CD rippers etc....Also discussing what
Audio morphing is believed to be, with hope developing an 'ElectroFringe
definition'with attendees.
With Matt Flax

Content Management
Day/Time:Monday 4:00 PM Duration: 2:0 Location: City Hall Newcastle Room

Web work - a look at the issue of content management of web sites, and
online publishing. This is a topic relevant to anyone who is already
running a website with constantly changing or maintaining content.
With Cindi Drennan and Justin Maynard

DASE (Distributed Audio Sequencer Environment)
Day/Time:Monday 5:00 PM Duration: 1:0 Location: TPI House The Batcave
Demo of this software which allows you to jam online over a 56k modem
with musicians on the otherside of the world. Software written and
presented by Traksewt from Elefant Traks (Sydney).
With Kenny Sabir

Where to from here?
Day/Time:Monday 6:00 PM Duration: 1:15 Location: Festival Club
Downstairs
Discussion about the future of the 'This is Not Art' festival and it's
directions, organisation etc.... all welcome.
With Sean Healy

The history of suppressed technology
Day/Time:Monday 8:00 PM Duration: 2:30 Location: Festival Club
Downstairs
Jay Katz & Miss Death from the Mu Meson Archives and Lee McGiffen from
ASTRO ( Alternative Science Technology & Research Organisation ) present
a rare collection of videos dealing with suppressed technologies of the
20th century. From Willhem Reich to Nikola Tesla, to the experiments of
Royal R. Rife and investigations into medical radionics and many many
more. Ssee rare footage of Eva Reich ( daughter of Willhem ) talk about
the last days of the institute of orgonomy and arrest, imprisonment and
death of Willhem Reich. See Tesla coils in operation, and their ability
to transmit power, see the water fuel cell and its a bility to run a
carbon based motor on H2O, and see recent breakthroughs into free energy
eg cold fusion and electric power. This is the technology 'they' didn't
want you to see.
With Jay Katz and Miss Death


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