Sally Jane Norman is a dual national (Aotearoa/ New Zealand, France), Professor of Performance Technologies and Co-Director of the University of Sussex Humanities Lab. As a theorist and practitioner, holder of a Doctorat d’état (Paris III), her research addresses areas ranging from ancient theatre to digital networks. She coordinated the 1993 Louvre International Symposium on New Images, and has authored policy papers for Unesco and the French Ministry of Culture. Before moving to Sussex, she founded Culture Lab, an interdisciplinary research laboratory at Newcastle University. Previously she was Director General of the Ecole européenne supérieure de l’image (Angoulême/Poitiers), and Research Associate at the Zentrum fuer Kunst und Medientechnologie (Karlsruhe).
Theme: Building up from the debates around concepts such as "New aesthetics", or "post-digital aesthetics" this panel proposes a speculative discussion around the implications of the perceptive and creative expansion offered by modern technology.
Guests: Sally Jane Norman, Alex Rothera, Heitor Alvelos
Moderator: Fernando Nabais
Aesthetics result from a number of cultural, social and religious constructs, among other factors, supported by the capacity of human perception. Bandwidth ...