Mutator 1+2 Symposium
A one day symposium, held at The Phoenix Gallery, to explore the boundaries between art and science.
Key speakers included:
- Prof. Frederic Leymarie, Co-director MSc Computer Games & Entertainment, Goldsmiths College, London.
- Stephen Todd, Visiting Professor, Goldsmiths.
- Paul Brown, Honorary Visiting Professor, Sussex University.
- Andy Lomas, KATANA Product Manager, The Foundry (Europe’s leading VFX and animation company).
- Sally-Jane Norman, Professor of Performance Technologies and Director of the Attenborough Centre at the University of Sussex.
- Bonnie Mitchell, Bowling Green State University.
- Dr. Parashkev Nachev, Lecturer at the Institute of Neurology, University College London.
- Etan Jonathan Ilfeld, Tenderpixel Gallery.
- Rachel Armstrong, University of Greenwich.
- Professor Michael J E Sternberg, Imperial College, London.
The symposium concluded with a panel discussion around the question ‘what is the future of digital art?’ The panel included:
- Professor Martin Reiser, Digital Creativity at De Montfort University.
- Jon Pratty, Relationship Manager at the Arts Council.
- Dr Nick Lambert, Lecturer Digital Art and Culture, Birkbeck College London.
- Tom Coates, Royal Society University Research Fellow, Reader in Pure Mathematics, Imperial College London.
- William Latham.
After the symposium there was a private view of Mutator 1+2: Evolutionary Art by William Latham with a surprise art performance organised by Sue Gollifer.