Computer & Media Art at the Age of Metaverse and NFT

Computer Art Congress

The 7th Computer Art Congress will be held at Geneva University of Art and Design
From September 1st until September 2nd 2022
HEAD – Genève
Campus HEAD, Building E
Avenue de Châtelaine 5, CH-1203 – Geneva


Day 1 | September 1st, 2022

9:30 - 10:00 Conference opening Anthony Masure (HEAD - Geneva), Matthieu Quiniou (Paragraphe Lab. University Paris8, Salar Shahna (WorldXR)

10:00 - 10:30 Introduction: CAC conferences & « Art » in the PostDigital Era ? | Khaldoun Zreik (Paragraphe Lab. University Paris 8

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30 Session 1

Web3 Supply Chains | Anthony Masure & Guillaume Helleu (HEAD Geneva)
NFT between technology, art and neurosciences: a multidisciplinary approach | Francesca Pola (European Research Centre in History and Theory of the Image, University Vita-Salute San Raffaele), Alberto Sanna & Benedetta Carraro (Research Centre in Advanced Technology in Health and Well-Being, San Raffaele Hospital

12:00 - 14:00 - Lunch

14:00 -15:30 Session 2

Fractal of Periodic Spacetime Sequences as a framework for an interoperable metaverse | Adam Lukawski (MetamusicX, Orpheus Research Centre, Orpheus Institute | Academy of Creative and Performing Arts, Leiden University)
Heart Sutra: Reflections and Mediation of Cultural-Wisdom Heritage and The Contemporary World through NFT and Augmented Reality | Jiayue Cecilia (University of Colorado, Denver), Wu and Rebecca Nie (Stanford University, Stanford) (by videoconference)
Digital Art in the age of metaverse and NFT | Ze Gao, Anqi Wang, Varvara Guljajeva, Pan Hui, Tristan Braud (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:30 - Session 3

AI of the Earth | Gaëtan Le Coarer (LLSETI, University Of Savoie Mont Blanc)
Webby’s Wonder World (WWW) | Nataliya Velykanova (Gate22) (by videoconference)
i-REAL WORLD 3 "d-E+E-p_d+i-V-E" eXtended-VERSION | Marc Veyrat (Paragraphe Lab. University Paris 8 | University of Savoie Mont Blanc)
Patchworld - Welcome to the Musicverse | Melodie Mousset (Patch XR)
NFT Apero @ HiFlow

With local artists and participants of the conference
18:00 - 20:00

Day 2 | September 2nd, 2022

9:30 - 10:30 Session 4

Between Imachination and Transaction, how EEG, AI, and NFT reshuffle the artist's practice and status | Maurice Benayoun
(School of Creative Media, City University Hong Kong) (by videoconference)
Mood Themes the World | Jack Stenner & Gregory L. Ulmer (University of Florida)

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30 Session 5
Fashion narratives | Alexia Mathieu (HEAD Geneva)
Metanalysis | Ze Gao (Interdisciplinary Artist, Curator)

12:00 - 14:00 - Lunch

14:00 -15:00 Session 6
NFT Shop and Making Sense of the NFT Art Market. Is NFT a blessing or a curse to digital art? | Varvara Guljajeva (CMA, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou), China & ISD, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)
Mar Canet Sola (Baltic Film, Media and Arts School, Tallinn University, Estonia)
Artistic Explorations of Liminal Aesthetics and Their Applications for Stable Hybrid Subjectivities | Blanka Deroko (Otis College of Art and Design & LAS, CAIL, Entrepreneurial Minor) (by videoconference)

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break

15:30 - 17:00 - Round table
NFT Digital Art Market | Matthieu Quiniou, Jeremy Gdalia, Salar Shahna

17:00 - 17:15 - Conference closure: towards CAC.8


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Computer & Media Art at the Age of Metaverse and NFT
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