Want to know more about our panelist presentations happening on Saturday, March 19th? Read our presenter’s abstracts by clicking on their name. Enjoy!
9:30AM – 11AM: Perceiving the Digital Real: Shifts in Traditional Documentary
Paula John (York): The Documentary Value of Performance Art: Mapping Documentary Film Theory onto Performance Practices.
Malcolm Morton (York): The Spectacle of Synthesis: Contemporary Digital Aesthetics and the Blurring of Documentary and Narrative Fiction.
Jacqueline Ristola (York): Recreating Reality: The Documentary Genre Within Waltz With Bashir and Persepolis.
(Chair) Caroline Klimek (York)
11:15 AM – 12:45PM: Interactivities: Interrelational Geographies; Social Autonomies
Mark Terry (York): Contemporary Treatments of Actuality: Digital and Spatial Turns for Social Change.
Laura Turnbull (York): Aboriginal Self-Representation and Self-Sovereignty through documentary new media.
(Chair) Dorit Naaman (Queen’s): From Reel Pasts to Digital Futures: An interactive intervention re-inscribing Palestinians into contemporary Israel.
2PM – 3:45PM: Digital Prosthesis: Embodiments & Sights.
(Chair) Susan McWhinney (SUNY, Rochester): Smart Phones and the Embodied Frame in Documentary Work.
Aroussiak Gabrielian (USC) : Streetview as Storyspace (via Skype)
Clorinde Peters (McMaster): Total War: Documentary photography in an era of neoliberal conflict
4PM – 5:30PM: Workshop: In Praxis
4PM – 4:20PM Live Performance
Cyrus Sundar Singh (Ryerson): Africville in Black and White: How a National Historic Site and the destruction of a Church have reignited racial hatred in the Canadian City of Halifax.
4:20PM -5:30 PM: Virtual/Augmented Reality and Interactive Workshops. Featuring Helios Design Lab and Kngfu.