OPEN DESIGN SYMPOSIUM
Art University Linz, 23.5.2012
Julian Oliver (NZ/DE) / Open Media Art
Entry Points: Critical Engineering in The Closed World.
Julian Oliver is a New Zealander and Critical Engineer based in Berlin. His projects and the occassional paper have been presented at many museums, international electronic-art events and conferences, including the Tate Modern, Transmediale, Ars Electronica, FILE and the Japan Media Arts Festival. Julian’s work has received several awards, most notably the Golden Nica at ArsElectronica for ‘Newstweek’, a collaborative project with studio partner Danja Vasiliev.
Julian has given numerous workshops and master classes in software art, augmented reality, creative hacking, data forensics, computer networking, object-oriented programming for artists, virtual architecture, artistic game-development, information visualisation, UNIX/Linux and open source development practices worldwide. He is a long-time advocate of the use of free software in artistic production, distribution and education.
Recording of the live boradcast of dorf tv.