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ISEA2015: The 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art
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Monday, August 17 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
[Session 5] Intangible Heritage

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Jacek Smolicki. De-totalizing capture: on personal recording and archiving practices [View Long Paper]

Jonathan Amakawa. Historical Residue, an Augmented Reality App and the Exploration of the Lost Town of New Philadelphia, Illinois [View Short Paper]

Kate Hennessy, Claude Fortin, Aynur Kadir, Reese Muntean and Rachel Ward. Producing New Media Ethnographies with a Multi-Sited Approach [View Long Paper]

Annie On Ni Wan. Can Art Save Hong Kong? - A Case Study of Preserving Hong Kong Cinema as an Intangible Cultural Heritage [View Short Paper]

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Aisling Kelliher

Associate Professor, Virginia Tech
Aisling is an associate professor in Computer Science at Virginia Tech University within the Center for Human-Computer Interaction. She also holds a joint appointment at the Institute for Creativity, Arts and Technology at VT. Aisling creates and studies interactive media systems for enhancing reflection, learning and communication. Her work is grounded within the fields of human-computer-interaction, multimedia, and interaction design, and is... Read More →

Presenters
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Jonathan Amakawa

Assistant Professor, Fitchburg State University
I am a 3D artist who specializes in creating interactive museum exhibits and educational media. My work integrates sculpture, drawing, architecture and animation in a virtual environment. I have developed virtual reality-based history exhibits on Negro League baseball and the Underground Railroad for the Senator John Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Currently I am developing Augmented Reality Apps for the US National Park... Read More →
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Claude Fortin

Doctoral Candidate, Simon Fraser University's School of Interactive Arts & Technology
social smart cities; public interaction with and through technology; immersive installations; digital displays and media façades.
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Kate Hennessy

Assistant Professor, Simon Fraser University, School of Interactive Arts and Technology
I am a cultural anthropologist with a PhD from the University of British Columbia (Anthropology). As the director of the Making Culture Lab at SIAT, my research explores the role of digital technology in the documentation and safeguarding of cultural heritage, and the mediation of culture, history, objects, and subjects in new forms. My video and multimedia works investigate documentary methodologies to address Indigenous and settler histories of... Read More →
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Aynur Kadir

Simon Fraser University
Aynur Kadir is an interdisciplinary scholar, media anthropologist, a doctoral researcher at the Making Culture Lab, Simon Fraser University, who works with Uyghur community in northwest China. She is working on her doctorate with Kate Hennessy on the safeguarding of Uyghur cultural heritage in China exploring various different digital platforms. Aynur is an award-winning ethnographic filmmaker, researcher at Xinjiang Folklore Research Center... Read More →
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Jacek Smolicki

PhD researcher, Malmö University
Jacek Smolicki is an artist, designer and researcher currently undertaking PhD studies at the School of Arts and Communication at Malmö University in Sweden. In his research Smolicki explores recording practices conducted by individuals who creatively, subversively and reflectively deploy recording technolo-gies to construct personal and site-specific archives. His interest encompasses practices of sousveillance, lifelogging and field... Read More →
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Rachel Ward

Ph.D. Student, Simon Fraser University
Rachel is completing her Ph.D. at Simon Fraser University's School of Interactive Arts & Technology with a focus on digital anthropology, intangible cultural heritage and experimental ethnography. She strives to convey culture using interactive, visual, digital and sensory-based mediums. Rachel earned her Master's degree in Social Anthropology from The London School of Economics in 2010. The following year, she completed a degree in Visual... Read More →


Monday August 17, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Studio T, Room 2240 Simon Fraser University (Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4, Canada)

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