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MIX Digital Conference: 2nd – 4th July 2015
July 2, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - July 4, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
MIX Digital 3 is a conference dedicated to digital writing in all its forms. MIX is programmed by Bath Spa University and will be held at the University’s new Commons building and interactive spaces between 2nd and 4th July 2015.
The three day conference will feature a vibrant blend of academic papers, practitioner presentations, seminars, keynotes, discussions and workshops as well as an exhibition of work by conference participants.
Confirmed keynote speakers include Naomi Alderman talking about how and why a literary novelist came to be the imaginative power behind the hugely successful apps, Zombies! Run, and The Walk; theorist Florian Cramer, applied research professor at Creating 010, the research unit affiliated to Willem de Kooning Academy and Piet Zwart Institute at the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands; also confirmed is Blast Theory, internationally renowned as one of the most adventurous artists’ groups using interactive media, creating new forms of performance and interactive art – they’ll be discussing their current Kickstarter-funded project, Karen.
Recipients of The Writing Platform’s 2015 bursary programme, which supports creative collaborations between writers and technologists, will also be showcasing their projects. Kelly Jones and Linda Sandvik will be presenting 1.4 for Copy, an interactive sound sculpture inspired by a C B radio romance and Victoria Bennett and Adam Clarke will be presenting their Minecraft Poetry project.