COMD Workshop & Symposium: “PLAY/PAUSE, FF/REWIND: Shared Practices & Archaeologies of Media,” FADA, October 2-6 (EN)


Shared Practices & Archaeologies of Media
Workshop & Symposium
October 2-6, 2017

Location: Bilkent University, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Celebrating the launch of its Media Archeology Lab, Bilkent University Department of Communication & Design invites you to “Play/Pause, FF/Rewind,” a five-day event on Shared Practices & Archaeologies of Media. The event gathers together international scholars and artists exploring media archaeology. The keynote speakers of “Play/Pause, FF/Rewind” are Wolfgang Ernst, Annie van den Oever and Jussi Parikka. The program will conclude with a roundtable discussion of October 6th from 6 to 8 pm at Erimtan Arkeoloji ve Sanat Müzesi.

Sponsored by: İ.D. Bilkent University in cooperation with the Goethe Institute Ankara

Wolfgang Ernst is Professor for Media Theory at the Institut für Musik und Medienwissenschaft at Humboldt University, Berlin, where he co-runs the Media Archaeological Fundus. He has had teaching experience and guest professorships at several universities (Kassel, Leipzig, Cologne, Weimar, Bochum, Paderborn). Other publications in English: Digital Memory and the Archive (2013); Sonic Time Machines (2016); Chronopoetics (forthcoming 2017). Current research fields: time-based and time-critical media processes; implicit “sonicity” in techno-mathematical media; experimenting the writing of media time in non-historiographic ways.

Annie van den Oever Associate Professor Arts, Culture and Media / Film, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. Director of the Master in Film Studies. Director of the Faculty Minor in Film Studies. Head of the Film Archive and Media Archaeology Lab, University of Groningen.

Jussi Parikka is a media theorist, writer and Professor in Technological Culture & Aesthetics at Winchester School of Art (University of Southampton). Parikka has a PhD in Cultural History from the University of Turku, Finland and in addition, he is Docent of Digital Culture Theory at the University of Turku, Finland.


October 2nd, Monday

10:00 – 17:00 8mm Turkish Family Film Archive with Ege Berensel (Workshop) @ FB 114
10:00 – 17:00 8mm Cinema on Demand @ FADA Exhibition Hall
12:30 – 13:00 THE PASO SHORTS (Screening) @ FB 309
13:00 – 13:30 COMD SHORTS (Screening) @ FB 309 Curated by Gökçe Özsu
17:00 – 17:30 PLAY/PAUSE, FF/REWIND Kick Off with Jussi Parikka & Andreas Treske @ FADA Exhibition Hall
17:30 – 18:30 On Display: Of Archives & Memories Curated by Hayri Şengün, Exhibition Opening with Reception @ FADA Exhibition Hall

October 3rd, Tuesday

10:00 – 17:00 8mm Turkish Family Film Archive with Ege Berensel (Workshop) @ FB 114
10:00 – 17:00 8mm Cinema on Demand @ FADA Exhibition Hall
10:40 – 12:30 Computer Memories with Bülent Özgüc & Reyyan Ayfer (Panel)@ FB 309
12:30 – 13:00 COMD Music Videos (Screening) @ FB 309
13:00 – 13:30 THE PASO SHORTS (Screening) @ FB 309

October 4th, Wednesday

10:00 – 17:00 8mm Cinema on Demand @ FADA Exhibition Hall
12:40 – 13:30 8mm Turkish Family Film Archive Workshop Screening with Ege Berensel @ FADA Exhibition Hall
15:40 – 16:40 What’s a Media Lab Good For? Professor Jussi Parikka (Keynote with Q&A) @ FFB 022
17:00 – 17:50 Open Lab – CtrC Cultural Technology Research Collaboratorium FFB007 and FFB008
18:00 – 20:00 Ankara Rocks (Ufuk Önen, 2017) (Screening) @ FB 309

October 5th, Thursday

10:40 – 12:30 Of Archives & Memories with Naz Önen, Duygu Nas, Egemen Kırkağaç (Panel), Thesis Projects MFA in Media & Design – Resp.: Burcu Sumer @ FB 114
12:40 Cinnah 19 (Can Koçak, 2016) (Screening) @ FB 309
15:40 – 16:40 Experimental Media Archeology Professor Annie van den Oever (Keynote with Q&A) @ FFB 022
17.00 – 18.30 “Urban Encounters: Between Migration & Mobility” film program based on reuse of archival media (Screening) Introduced by Stefan Rusu @FB 309
20:00 – 22:00 MixTape Party @ TBA

October 6th, Friday

10:00 Open Doors – Studio and Lab Walk: CtrC & BITS FF building FADA
10:40 – 12:30 Media Archeology Professor Wolfgang Ernst (Keynote with Q&A) @ FFB 022
13:40 – 16:30 COMD @ Museum: ‘Anadolu Medeniyetleri Müzesi’ Bus from FF
17:00 – 18:00 Media Archeology Round Table Closing Discussions @ ‘Erimtan Arkeoloji ve Sanat Müzesi’
18:00 – 19:30 Reception & Book Launch: Medya Arkeolojisi Nedir? Jussi Parikka, Koç Üniversitesi Yayınları, 2017. @ Erimtan Arkeoloji ve Sanat Müzesi