Intersections is a series of events on interdisciplinary research and the symbiotic relationship between the arts and science, presenting and discussing innovative work from the Media and Arts Technology programme at Queen Mary University of London.

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Friday 16th of September 2016

For our inaugural symposium we are discussing symbiosis between arts, media, science and technology. This is a reflection on how research observes the changing link between ourselves, technology, and our perception of the world. We will discuss the broad research conducted within MAT and how this research is adding to the dialogue of change. To investigate this concept on the day, conversations around the nature of interactivity, empowerment and associated research methodologies hope to build an understanding of current research and uncover future avenues of exploration within the symbiosis of media, arts, science, and technology.

It’s a free event and you should register, you might be inspired and have a good time!


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Bill Gaver

Bill Gaver is Professor of Design and co-director of the Interaction Research Studio at Goldsmiths, University of London. His research on design-led methodologies and innovative technologies for everyday life led him to develop an internationally recognised studio bringing the skills of designers together with expertise in ubiquitous computing and sociology.

Hannah Redler

Hannah Redler is an independent curator  who works with international artists and organisations on projects bringing together art, science, technology, photography, audiences and the built environment. She has been Associate Curator in Residence at the Open Data Institute since 2014, which she combines with teaching and other projects. Previously Hannah was Head of Arts Programme at the Science Museum, where she worked from 1998 – 2014. @hannah_redler


10 – 16    September 2016

Intersections is an exhibition organised by researchers from the Media and Arts Technology CDT programme.  Works originated from the inventive research of Msc and PhD students will be presented at the Arts Pavilion in Mile End Park, fascinating your senses with immersive installations, haptic interactions, kinetic sculptures, and much more.


Saturday 10th September 2016

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Transfigured Nighta night of experimental electronic music featuring live electronics, live coding, audio-visual works, new instruments.

Wednesday 14th September 2016

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Magnetic Attraction: an evening of music performed on the magnetic resonator piano.

Friday 16th September 2016

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Closing Party: featuring DJs playing a hip-shaking selection from the Open Music Archive.



All events take place in the Art Pavilion in Mile End Park.
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