MARCEL @ U-Me
MARCEL @ U-Me
many voices, one conversation
ABOVE: MARCEL conference on variable media held in August 2004. Clockwise from upper left: Participants from the Guggenheim in New York, Jon Ippolito from Maine, Alain Depocas from Montreal, Tim Jackson from Maine, Kelli Dipple from London, and Thomas Mulready from Cleveland.
The University of Maine is an active supporter of and participant in the MARCEL
international network for ultrahigh-bandwidth cultural exchange. This network of artists and scientists is dedicated to stretching the next-generation Internet beyond a simple replication of broadcast media like cable or interactive TV to explore new forms of performance and dialogue.
Previous events have included:
- Variable Media working group teleconference, August 2004, on Access Grid. This was the first teleconference to address questions of digital permanence, as raised in the variable media paradigm. See the meeting agenda for more details.
- First Meeting of MARCEL Managers, August 2004, face to face at the University of Maine. This meeting brought together the dispersed coordinators of the MARCEL project from a half-dozen countries to help set the course of the organization in the coming years. See the conference agenda for more details.
- Networked Digital Salon, May 2003. Organized in conjunction with the School of Visual Arts' New York Digital Salon, this online conversation took as See the salon schedule for details.
- The Future of Code, September 2002. Participants included Alex Galloway, John Klima, and Christiane Paul. See the schedule for Code and Creativity I for details.
University of Maine participants include
- Joline Blais, Still Water, University of Maine
- Jon Ippolito, Still Water, University of Maine
- Mike Scott, ASAP, University of Maine
- Owen Smith, Art and New Media Departments, University of Maine
Visitors to University of Maine MARCEL events have included:
- MARCEL Don Foresta
- Guggenheim Richard Cherry, Rosanna Flouty, Carol Stringari
- The Public Dag Hensten Pettersen, Graziano Milano
- Rhizome.org Francis Hwang, Kevin McGarry
- Savannah College of Art & Design Tim Jackson
- Souillac George Markowsky, Peter Rottman
- University of Castilla-La Mancha Simeon Saiz
- Wimbledon Grzesiek Sedek
- Other organizations Agnes Almesbury, Jean-Pierre Boyer, Bev Harvey, Daniel McVeigh, Jean-Pierre Nouhaud
Additional remote contributors to University of Maine MARCEL events have included:
- ERICArts Danielle Cliche, Andreas Wiesand
- Langlois Alain Depocas
- London School of Economics Giles Lane
- Wimbledon Naren Barfield
- ZKM Hans Diebner, Jurgan Enge, Woody Vasulka
- Tate Gallery Dave Patton, Kelli Dipple
- CIANT Pavel Smetana
For more information on the Access Grid
software used by the MARCEL network, or for a list of Access Grid nodes in your area, visit www.accessgrid.org
MARCEL @ U-ME is a project of the University of Maine's Collaborative Media Lab, Still Water for network art and culture, and the MARCEL network.