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COFA TALKS

Liquid Memories
DENNIS DEL FAVERO SPEAKS AT THE COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS

WHEN WHERE WHO COST


6.00pm College of Fine Arts, UNSW Dennis Del Favero Free and open to
Tuesday May 18th Cnr Oxford St & Greens Rd, the public
Paddington, Sydney, NSW, 2021
Main Lecture Theatre, EG02

This talk gives an overview of a range of projects investigating Dennis Del Favero is an artist and academic, Director of
the use of digital media to explore the complexity of time and the iCinema Centre, ARC Queen Elizabeth II Fellow, Deputy
in particular the time of memory. While conventional accounts Director of the National Institute for Experimental Arts
picture time as chronological and memory as belonging to the at UNSW, Visiting Professorial Fellow at ZKM, Germany,
past, these projects explore how the digital can address the Visiting Professor, IUAV, University of Venice and Visiting
interweaving of the past, present and future while animating Senior Fellow at City University of Hong Kong. He is currently
memory in the present. Such an exploration provides the basis researching the redefinition of landscape as a dynamic
for aesthetically reformulating and challenging the way we interchange between human and non-human systems, through
engage with an increasingly interdependent contemporary world. the integration of online television and cinema, using Antarctica
as a central focus of investigation.
These projects, funded by the Australian Research Council or the
Australia Council, have been undertaken through the iCinema Centre
for Interactive Cinema Research, a joint venture of the Faculties of
COFA and Engineering at UNSW, involving collaboration between
media artists, art theorists and computer scientists.
COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS | THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES
C N R O X F O R D S T & G R E E N S R D PA D D I N G T O N N S W 2021 AU S T R A L I A
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PHONE + 61 2 9385 0684 EMAIL cofa@unsw.edu.au WE B www.cofa.unsw.edu.au

IMAGE T_Visionarium screencapture, 2008, iCinema Centre, Authors: Dennis Del Favero, Jeffrey Shaw, Neil Brown, Peter Weibel, Matt McGinity

COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS | THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES


C N R O X F O R D S T & G R E E N S R D PA D D I N G T O N N S W 2021 AU S T R A L I A
PHONE + 61 2 9385 0684 EMAIL cofa@unsw.edu.au WE B www.cofa.unsw.edu.au

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