Jason Edward Lewis

Professor and Research Chair
Concordia University
Participates in 20 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

Monday 13 August, 2018

Time Zone: EST/Eastern Time (US & Canada)
6:00 PM
6:00 PM
Exhibition Attention à la marche! / Mind the Gap! 3 days 20 hours Mon 13, 06:00 PM  -  Fri 17, 02:00 PM  |  Centre de Design (DE) UQAM , Galerie du Centre de Design
Participant Eduardo Kac (School of the Art Institute of Chicago) | Participant Alan Sondheim (Independent) | Participant Justine Bizzocchi (Bizarts) | Participant Jim Bizzocchi (Simon Fraser University) | Participant Anastasia Salter (University of Central Florida) | Participant Anne Sullivan (Georgia Tech) | Participant Jules Deslandes (GHAM&DAFE) | Participant Delphine Gauly | Participant Boris Du Boullay (Université de Marseille) | Participant Lucie Plançon | Participant Héloïse d’Almeida | Participant Marjorie Terral | Participant Guillaume Verguin | Participant Cal LaFountain | Participant Duncan Speakman | Participant Tom Abba (UWE Bristol) | Participant Anna Dot (University of Vic) | Participant Steve Dipaola (Simon Fraser University) | Participant Nick Montfort (MIT) | Participant Mez Breeze (mezbreezedesign.com) | Participant Andy Campbell (One To One Development Trust) | Participant Marcelina Wellmer (Independent artist) | Participant Tina Escaja (University of Vermont) | Participant Laura Zaylea (Temple University) | Participant Shanmugapriya T | Participant Qianxun Chen | Participant Lucas Baisch (Brown University) | Participant Theadora Walsh (Brown University) | Participant Michel Lefebvre (Agence TOPO) | Participant Eva Quintas (TOPO - Laboratoire d'écritures numériques) | Participant Winnie Soon (Aarhus University) | Participant Tony Vieira (York University) | Participant Mark Marino (University of Southern California) | Participant John Murray (University of Central Florida) | Participant Joellyn Rock (University of Minnesota Duluth) | Participant Anna Tolkacheva | Participant Laura Okkema | Participant Jason Nelson (Digital Poet Land) | Participant Isabelle Raynauld (Films Musidora) | Participant Sophie Latouche | Participant Mickaël Lafontaine | Participant Richard Holeton (Stanford University) | Participant Kyle Booten (Neukom Institute, Dartmouth College) | Participant María Mencía (Kingston University) | Participant John Cayley (Brown University) | Participant Søren Bro Pold (Aarhus University) | Participant Manuel Portela (University of Coimbra) | Participant Will Luers | Participant Alan Bigelow (Medaille College) | Participant Christy Sheffield Sanford (Ms.) | Participant Erik Loyer | Participant Mehitabel Glenhaber (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) | Participant Caitlin Fisher (York University) | Participant Piotr Marecki (Jagiellonian University) | Participant Stuart Moulthrop (U. Wisconsin-Milwaukee) | Participant Judy Malloy (School of the Art Institute of Chicago) | Participant Patsy Baudoin | Participant Istvan Chung | Participant Harriet Fisher | Participant Stella Fisher | Participant Sarah Van Dierdonck |
Exhibit
Exposition

Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Time Zone: EST/Eastern Time (US & Canada)
11:30 AM
11:30 AM

Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Time Zone: EST/Eastern Time (US & Canada)
11:30 AM
11:30 AM
Keynote
Electronic Literature
6:00 PM
6:00 PM
Uchronia: What if ? 4 hours 30 minutes 6:00 PM  -  10:30 PM  |  Eastern Bloc , Small Room
Exhibit

Thursday 16 August, 2018

Time Zone: EST/Eastern Time (US & Canada)
6:30 PM
6:30 PM
Cocktail 1 hour 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM  |  Concordia University - Building EV , Black Box - 0S3-845
Cocktail

Friday 17 August, 2018

Time Zone: EST/Eastern Time (US & Canada)
6:30 PM
6:30 PM
ELO 2018 Banquet 5 hours 6:30 PM  -  11:30 PM  |  Cabaret du Lion d'Or , Banquet Room
Banquet