15 July 2006, New Plymouth


Saturday 15th July:

12 - 1pm -- Registration at the lecture theatre, WITT campus, use Hobson St
entrance - Lecture Theatre can be seen from the street.

1 - 1.50 -- Introducing SCANZ artists and their projects.

1.50 - 2.30 Session One: Environmental Response
Keynote Presentation:
Danny Butt "Local Knowledge: Place and New Media Practice"

2.30 - 3pm -- Afternoon Tea

3 - 4.00pm -- Session Two : Connection/Disconnection
Keynote Presentation: Su Ballard, "Distraction and Feedback: sound
connections." With a panel of SCANZ audio artists.

4 - 5.00pm -- Project presentations and announcements/calls for
participation from C5, Adam Hyde and Dan Agnihotri-Clark.

6.00 pm Exhibition Opening at Govett-Brewster Art Gallery
Opening of the exhibition of works at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery.

7.00 pm Presentation Evening at Govett-Brewster Art Gallery
The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery will host a presentation and performance
event by SCANZ artists on the 15th of July beginning at 7pm. Presentations
will include works in process from the residency and performances. SCANZ
projects include the creation of a solar powered kite that broadcasts the
sound of the extinct Huia, GPS mapping and 3D modelling of Mt. Taranaki, the
creation of a multi-cultural and interdisciplinary Aurora Australis project,
the sonification of Taranaki weather data, a project that aims to capture
sufficient breath to change the weather, the interrogation of radio in the
Pacific theatre of World War 2, along with the creation of synergies between
the cultural and personal, and smells. Presentations also include a
multi-country internet performance troupe and online interaction with SCANZ
Virtual Artist in Residence Josh On.

Symposium Dinner
Dinner at local restaurant. Cost $30 per person at Pankawalla.

Sunday 16 July:
Skill Sharing Workshops and Discussion.

9.30AM - 12.30PM
Diana Burgoyne - 90mins, max 6-10 ppl - 9.30am
Learn to play the banana. Or make a fruit orchestra. An introduction to
creative electronics and energies.
/ / / Bring: 9v battery, and a fruit (or vege). Electronic kit can be bought
for NZ$15 if you wish to keep.

Jim Bell - 30mins - 9.30am
Stereo Microphone techniques
/ / / Bring: Any audio media recording device.

Steve Durie & Bruce Gardner - 45mins - 10.15am
Learn the ins & outs and ups & downs of capturing GPS data and it's
Possible crazy camera tracking trips.
/ / / Bring: your body, your eyes. laptops are optional.

Adam Hyde - 90mins max - 11am
Learn how to send a live audio and/or video stream across the internet on
any platform.
/ / / Bring: your laptop. software setup is included.

Andrea Polli - 90mins - 11am
Learn how to do a google map hack and about sound mapping

12.30 - 1.30 Discussion of proposal for Media labs in New Zealand led by
Adam Hyde.

1.30 - 2.30pm Lunch

2.30 - 3.30pm
Discussion of SCANZ artists' responses to residency, and the future of SCANZ

3.30 - 4.30pm SCANZ/ADA Wrap.
Future directions for ADA

5pm Hangi on a farm at Oakura, cost $22 per person.

How to participate:
ADA@S... is open to all interested people. The registration fee is $35
(covering afternoon tea and the exhibition opening on Saturday, and morning
tea and lunch on Sunday, as well as participation in all the events and
workshops outlined above. Restaurant dinner and hangi are extra.