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Function Keys Conference 3

  • Date: Friday, November 11, 2016
  • Time: 7pm
  • Location: The Spice Factory
  • Address: 121 Hughson St North (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Thea Faulds
  • Email: mediaarts@centre3.com
  • Phone: 905-524-5084

Function Keys is a biannual, three-day conference in Hamilton, Ontario organized by Centre[3] for Print and Media Arts. The conference aims to explore contemporary ideas and issues in new technologies and digital cultures. Now in its third year, Function Keys invites you to participate, observe and create on November 11, 12 and 13th, 2016.

FK3 offers an incredible lineup of academics, performers and artists who offer unique insights and perspectives on current issues in art and technology. FK3 invites partici-pants to engage through presentations, performances, workshops and a Mad Science and Maker Fair.

Featured Presentations:

David Harris Smith “Hitchbot: A Robot Exploring the World” Kara Stone “Affective Play”
Danilo McCallum “Afro-Futurism and Black Future Month 3015” WhiteFeather “Biomateria: Biotextile Craft” Ian Jarvis “Polari, Queer Sexuality & HIV in the Digital Age”

Featured Performances:

Harold Sikkema “Choral Interventions” Dave Gould “The World’s Greatest Looist” Jonah Kamphorst & Jackie Levitt “Dark Rooms” Martin Messier “Field” Myriam Bleau “Soft Revolvers” David Bobier “VibraFusion Performance”

Featured Workshops:

Darryl Gold: Introduction to 3D Printing and 3D Modeling Douglas Petican: Intro to LED wearables Ryan Webber: Isadora 101

Performances and presentations are free to the public and will be held at The Spice Factory, 121 Hughson St. N, Hamilton, ON. Please register online to attend.


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