Driving as Micro Tactic :
Julie Andreyev will discuss 2 projects that explore possibilities of inserting images into the public sphere using audio/visual vehicles equipped with active video projection screens
Call the PING network using your cell phone. The choices made by the caller when navigating the telephone system produce directions for physical movement through the city.
|ARTIST RUN LIMOUSINE:
Take a ride where audio elements are triggered by matching the output coordinates of the onboard GPS with the geographical location of the limousine.
Peripatetic Randomiser: To Be Used in the Pleasurable Negation of Spectacular Space:
Take a randomiser into the street and walk according to its directions for a new experience of the city.
|ROBERT LADISLAS DERR:
Psychogeography: Context of Meaning in the Still and Moving Image:
Robert Ladislas Derr will talk about psychogeography in his video, photographic and installation works
|ROBERT LADISLAS DERR:
Rational Structures, Broken Conventions
On this walk, led by Derr, participants will explore predetermined functionality by interactng with city structures in irrational ways.
Rushing to your Death
Eliza Fernbach will discuss "Rushing to your Death", an installation which considers mathematical and philosophical notions of the halfway point of life.
|JOHN CRAIG FREEMAN:
Imaging Place: Psychogeography in the Electrate Age
Freeman will discuss Imaging Place, a documentary virtual reality method which uses a combination of panoramic photography and digital video to investigate place.
The Gallery of the Miraculous: A Surrealist Location Awareness Installation
Karlis Kalnins of GPSter will talk about the 'Gallery of the Miraculous', a wireless cartography installation where attendants search for the miraculous without a map.
Temporal Superimposition for the Walker:
In this workshop Hamilton will demonstrate the superimposition of a slight past onto the rhythm of a present walk, through the use of a portable device
Giving the Lead: A Series of Walked Interactions with Strangers
In this talk Kevin Hamilton will describe and contextualize three projects which engage strangers in transitional spaces.
| INGRID KOIVUKANGAS:
Archetypal Journeys: 2 Vancouver Land-Based Works
Koivukangas will talk about two Vancouver installation works that invite the viewer on a multi-layered journey through the land.
| M. SIMON LEVIN AND LAURIE LONG:
GPS Bandoleer Drawing
Levin and Long will offer participants an opportunity to take out 2 custom designed GPS bandoleers to do a local mapping/ drawing activity using a series of questions as algorithmic guidelines.
|M. SIMON LEVIN AND LAURIE LONG:
Relational Aesthetics: About S.A.L.T. and C.H.A.R.T.
Levin and Long will give a talk in which they will look at two recent projects, The Centre for S.A.L.T. Expression and C.H.A.R.T.
| EILEEN MATIS WONG:
Interact, Extract, Interpolate
Matis Wong will talk about the collaborative effort of 12 individuals who documented three environments in Banff, Alberta, from psychological, geographical and graphical standpoints
| [MURMUR] In Chinatown
[murmur] is an archival audio project that has collected stories set in specific locations throughout Vancouver's Chinatown. At each of these locations people can listen to the story of that place while engaging in the full physical experience of being there.
| SHARILYN NEIDHARDT:
Human chess pieces will move on a grid in the City of Vancouver. Moves will be transmitted to them via mobile phone from the Western Front where two chess experts go head to head.
| KAREN O'ROURKE:
A Pixellated Spiral Walk and some Screen Based Sightseeing
Take the questionnaire on a spiral shaped walk around the Western Front. Your pictures and personal impressions will be posted by students at the Université Paris 1 in a collaborative online story.
| All events are free and open to the public.
||Pre/amble is presented by Upgrade 2.0, Special Airplane, Year Zero One and the Western Front and is curated by Kate Armstrong.