Jason Edward Lewis

Professor and Research Chair
Concordia University
Participates in 2 items
Jason Edward Lewis is a digital media poet, artist, and software designer. He founded Obx Laboratory for Experimental Media, where he directs research/creation projects devising new means of creating and reading digital texts, developing systems for creative use of mobile technology and using virtual environments to assist Aboriginal communities in preserving, interpreting and communicating cultural histories. Along with the artist Skawennati, he co-directs Aboriginal Territories in Cyberspace, Skins Workshops on Aboriginal Stortyelling and Video Game Design and the Initiative for Indigenous Futures. His other interests include computation as a creative material, emergent media theory and history, and methodologies for conducting art-led technology research. Lewis' creative work has been featured at Ars Electronica, Mobilefest, Elektra, Urban Screens, ISEA, SIGGRAPH, and FILE, among other venues, and has been recognized with the inaugural Robert Coover Award for Best Work of Electronic Literature, a Prix Ars Electronica Honorable Mention, several imagineNATIVE Best New Media awards and six solo exhibitions. He's the author or co-author of chapters in collected editions covering mobile media, video game design, machinima and experimental pedagogy with Indigenous communities, as well as numerous journal articles and conference papers. Lewis has worked in a range of industrial research settings, including Interval Research, US West's Advanced Technology Group, and the Institute for Research on Learning, and, at the turn of the century, he founded and ran a research studio for the venture capital firm Arts Alliance. Lewis is a Trudeau Fellow, and a former Carnegie Fellow. He is the Concordia University Research Chair in Computational Media and the Indigenous Future Imaginary as well as Professor of Computation Arts at Concordia University, Montreal. He received a B.S. in Symbolic Systems and B.A. in German Studies (Philosophy) from Stanford University, and an M.Phil. in Design from the Royal College of Art. Born and raised in northern California, Lewis is Cherokee, Hawaiian and Samoan.

Sessions in which Jason Edward Lewis participates

Tuesday 14 August, 2018

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11:30 AM
11:30 AM
Scott Rettberg
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University of Bergen
Professor
Skawennati
Participant
Aboriginal Territories i...
Jason Edward Lewis
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Concordia University
Professor and Research C...

Wednesday 15 August, 2018

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10:00 AM
10:00 AM

Sessions in which Jason Edward Lewis attends

Monday 13 August, 2018

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6:00 PM
6:00 PM

Tuesday 14 August, 2018

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10:00 AM
10:00 AM
3:45 PM
3:45 PM
5:15 PM
5:15 PM
7:30 PM
7:30 PM
Laura Hyunjhee Kim
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SEICA Human Interaction ...
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Marjorie Luesebrink
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ELO
Alex Saum Pascual
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UC Berkeley
Assistant Professor
Christopher Boucher
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Boston College
Associate Professor of t...
Allison Parrish
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New York University
Teacher
Zach Whalen
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University of Mary Washi...
Associate Professor
Alice Van der klei
Moderator
UQAM
Stuart Moulthrop
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U. Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Artist

Wednesday 15 August, 2018

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11:30 AM
11:30 AM
Nick Montfort
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MIT
Professor
Rui Torres
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Universidade Fernando Pe...
Professor
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7:30 PM
Alexandra Saemmer
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Ottar Ormstad
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independent artist
Alan Bigelow
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Medaille College
Professor
Jonathan Bélisle
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Philippe Boisnard
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indépendant
écrivain
david jhave johnston
Moderator
Glia.ca
Fulla Abdul-Jabbar
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School of the Art Instit...
Teacher
Eva Quintas
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TOPO - Laboratoire d'écr...
Cofounder and vice-presi...
Serge Bouchardon
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Université de Technologi...
Professeur

Thursday 16 August, 2018

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11:30 AM
11:30 AM
Leonardo Flores
Moderator
Professor of English, Un...
Vice President, Electron...
Claudia Kozak
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Universidad de Buenos Aires
Professor
2:00 PM
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6:30 PM
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Simon Dumas
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Rhizome
Directeur général artist...
Judd Morrissey
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The School of the Art In...
Associate Professor
Abraham Avnisan
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University of Washington...
Artist-in-Residence
Scott Rettberg
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University of Bergen
Professor
Roderick Coover
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Temple University
Professor, Director Prog...
Rodrigo Velasco
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Yecto
Artist
Leonardo Flores
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Professor of English, Un...
Vice President, Electron...
Anais Guilet
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Université Savoie Mont B...
Maîtresse de conférence

Friday 17 August, 2018

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11:30 AM
11:30 AM
Bertrand Gervais
Moderator
études littéraires, UQAM
Professeur
Serge Bouchardon
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Université de Technologi...
Professeur
6:30 PM
6:30 PM