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Mixed realities: Intersections in (cyber)space and the poetics of metadata
Fri. 28 April 2017, 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm AEST
Mixed reality blends the real and the virtual both visually and semantically, challenging existing forms of representation, meaning, ownership, and agency. New technologies raise new questions - but will they necessarily reinforce the same systems of identity and control? Where the virtual collides with the real everything is up for grabs -- again (Image: New Scientist, https://www.newscientist.com).
Mark Pesce is best known as co-inventor of VRML, which brought 3D graphics to the Web. Pesce has written six books and co-founded postgraduate programs at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinema, and the Australian Film, Television and Radio School. Since 2006 he has held an Honorary appointment in the Digital Cultures Program at the University of Sydney.
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MECO Seminar Room, S226
Department of Media and Communications
Level, 2, John Woolley Building, A20
University of Sydney, NSW 2006