November 26th – 27th 2014 | Wirtschaft Neumarkt – Cabaret Voltaire | Zurich



* These titles are provisional placeholders suggested by the curators.

WEDNESDAY November 26th 2014

9.00 – 9.30

Welcome and Introduction by Vera Bühlmann and Erin K Stapleton

9.30 – 10.30

„Continuing the Modernist Legacy by Reverse Engineering“
Ludger Hovestadt (CAAD ETHZ)

coffee break

11.00 – 12.00

„Natural Computation as Cryptography: A Spectrum View on Number Theory“*
Elias Zafiris (University Athens and University Budapest)

lunch break

1.00 – 2.00

„The Principle of Artificial Photosynthesis Generalized“*
David Schildberger (CAAD ETHZ / ZHAW Wädenswil (Beverage Design))

2.00 – 3.00

„How the PageRank Algorithm Operates Technically“
Jorge Orozco (CAAD ETHZ)

coffee break

3.30 – 4.30

„The Computation of Cognitive Capital“*
Matteo Pasquinelli (Philosopher, Berlin)

THURSDAY November 27th 2014

9.00 – 10.00

„Augmented Embodiments and Identitecture in Capitalist Society“*
Johannes Paul Raether (artist, Berlin)

coffee break

10.15 – 11.15

„Transmission: Materialist Informatics and Regimes of Entropy“
Felicity Colman (Manchester School of Art)

coffee break

11.15 – 12.15

„Digital Images, Heterogeneity, Expenditure, Destruction“
Erin K Stapleton (Kingston University London)


1.30 – 2.30

„The Creative Conservativeness of Computability“
Vera Bühlmann (CAAD ETHZ)

2.30 – 3.30

„From Inversion to Many Versions: Feyerabend’s Philosophy of Nature“
Terence Blake (Agent Swarm blog)

coffee break

4.00 – 5.00

Where are we, and who are we, when thinking computationally?
Final discussion among all participants

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