2022 Weird Media Schedule

Friday, June 24

10:00am-12:00pm (Minnesota Marine Art Museum)

The Minnesota Marine Art Museum will be hosting open hours for iDMAa Conference attendees.

12:00pm: Kick Off Event: Margaret Dolinsky, “Winona’s Way” (Minnesota Marine Art Museum)

2:30-3:00: Opening Plenary: Margaret Dolinsky (SLC 120, Winona State University/Zoom)

3:30-5:00: Artist Talks (SLC 120, Winona State University/Zoom) [Abstracts]

Jennifer Gradecki & Derek Curry, “Infodemic”
Amay Kataria, “A Symbiotic Passage”
Stephanie Tripp, “Home, Unstaged”

6:30-8:00: EXHIBITION OPENING (Laird Norton Center for Art and Design, 125 W 5th St, Winona)

Saturday, June 25

9:00-10:30: Artist Talks (SLC 120, Winona State University/Zoom [Abstracts]

Giovanna Sun,”Trance Utopia”
Merit Thursday, “When I buried myself by the creek”
Yamin Xu, “Iris”

10:45-12:15: Scholarly Session (SLC 120, Winona State University, Zoom) [Abstracts]

Betsy Pike & Michael Lee: “Students play with NDI technology: A case study of live-streaming SuperParty @ Ball State University”
Josie Cutrara, “Blank-xious Space”
Jon Heggestad: “Film’s Queer Parenthesis”

10:45-12:15: Screening: COVID E-LIT: Digital Art During the Pandemic, with Producer, Scott Rettberg (Stark 103, Winona State University/Zoom) [Abstract]

12:15-1:30: Break

12:15-1:30: Weird Arcade, Hacking Game Interfaces Student Demos (CDM Media Lab, Phelps B 14, Winona State University)

12:00pm: Margaret Dolinsky, “Winona’s Way” (Minnesota Marine Art Museum)

1:30-3:00: Scholarly Session (SLC 120, Winona State University/Zoom) [Abstracts]

Melinda White, “Multimodal Fringe: visionaries of e-lit and digital art”
Patrick Lichty, “Not Really Like Being There: Veracity and the Image in the Age of Deepfakes”
Kristen Lillvis, “Identity, Collaboration, and Ownership in AI Art”

3:00-4:30: Rob Wittig: Netprov Playsession: Lifecycle of a Web Fad (SLC 120, Winona State University/Zoom) [Abstract]

6:00-7:00: KEYNOTE: Stephanie Boluk and Patrick Lemieux (SLC 120, Winona State University/Zoom)

8:00-???: Performance and Party, Broken World Records

9:00 John C.S. Keston and Mike Hodnick, “SYNTAX”
10:00 Swashbuckler

Sunday, June 26

9:30-11:00: Daniel Lichtman: “The Community Game-Development Toolkit Workshop” (SLC 120, Winona State University/Zoom) [Abstract]

9:30-11:00: Panel: Strange love: emotionally-significant relationships between human and artificial companions. (Stark 103, Winona State University/Zoom) [Abstract]

Valeria Lopez Torres
Alexis Elder
Daniel Estrada

 11-12:30: Wrap Up Session (SLC 120, Winona State University/Zoom [Abstracts]

Chris Blair, “From the Militantly Marginal to Weird Media: The progression of IDMAA conference themes and the evolution of digital education in the academy, 2003–2022”
Davin Heckman, “iDMAa’s Future”

Exhibition hours:

Friday, June 24 6:30-9pm

Saturday, June 25, 1:00pm-8:00pm

Sunday, June 26,  1:00pm-5:00pm
After June 26, by appointment. Contact dheckman@winona.edu to schedule a visit.