#otlip15 - Conference

Off the Lip 2015

Plenary speakers

9/SEP/2015 New Forms of Art-Science Collaboration: Case Studies (Roger Malina)
10/SEP/2015 Cognitive Innovation in Mathematics (Sundar Sarukkai)
11/SEP/2015 Art and the Brain: Plasticity, Embodiment, and the Unclosed Circle (Amy Ione)

Program + Abstracts

Off the Lip 2015

9 & 10 & 11 September 2015

The conference took place in the Jill Craigie Cinema and Roland Levinsky Crossroads (Roland Levinsky Building) at Plymouth University.

The conference dinner happened the evening before, on 8/SEP/2015 at 19.30 at the River Cottage, Royal William Yard (pre-registration required – if you haven't, get in contact with the conference administrator).

Wednesday, 9 September 2015

Time Title Presenter
08:00 Registration, tea, coffee and pastries
09:00 Welcome Sue Denham
09:15 – 10:45 Event Spaces of Infinite Perspective Mathew Emmett, Adam Benjamin, Frank Broz
Cognitive Innovation and Framing in Documentary Film Practice Catalin Brylla
From Conceptual Blending to Procedural Blending: Applying a model of cognition to process in sound art practice Iris Garrelfs
10:45 Coffee break
11:15 – 12:45 Art in Action: Does recreating motion performed during art production help increase appreciation at the time of viewing? Ben Dyson
The Contact Sheet in Close Up Jacqui Knight
Creativity as Correspondence in Humanitarian Engagement Pamela Cajilig and Diego S. Maranan
Electrophysiology of Cinema Spectatorship Guy Edmonds
Perception of Intended Emotion in Drawings by Non-artists Diane Humphrey
12:45 Lunch
13:45 Plenary: New Forms of Art-Science Collaboration: Case Studies Roger Malina
14:45 – 16:45 The Formational Imaginaries of Space Technology as an Issue of Cognitive Innovation Joanna Griffin
The Affective Embodiment of Testing Tools and Their Influence on Experimental Outcomes Agi Haines, Kathryn Francis and Raluca Briazu
Catastrophe, Sense of Crisis, Cultural Expressions Yutaka Nakamura
(How) Does Play Matter? Chun-Wei Hsu, Pinar Oztop, Michael Straeubig, Mihaela Taranu
17:30 – 18:30 Poster + session with drinks and nibbles
Morrisland Map Peter Jones
Get ready for an idea: interactive poster presentation on conditions and metrics for creativity Frank Loesche
Interactive image gallery "Transcending Academic and Epistemic Boundaries: Psychoactive tryptamines and the frontiers of human exploration" Christopher Germann
showcasing of a vintage film projector Guy Edmonds
Perception of Intended Emotion in Drawings by Non-artists Diane Humphrey
Critically understanding the combined use of creative movement, technological mediation and human interaction. Abigail Jackson
Exploring the Curatorial as Creative act Edith Doove
Capturing Trauma Nick Peres
The impact of technological constructivism on representation and diversity in videogames Wunderkammer Transtech seminar series 15/16: Objects of Affect and Affection James Sweeting

Thursday, 10 September 2015

Time Title Presenter
08:30 Tea, coffee and pastries
09:00 – 10:30 Transcending Academic and Epistemic Boundaries: Psychoactive tryptamines and the frontiers of human exploration Christopher Germann
Creative Mind and Evolution in Bergson's Philosophy: The self as technology Martha Blassnigg
Cognition, Materiality and Salvation: The relationship between objects, people and God in counter-reformation France Elizabeth Tingle
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 – 11:30 Roundtable discussion Chair: Sue Denham
Manipulating the Human Mind: When experiments get dirty Kathryn Francis, Ilaria Torre, Chun-Wei Hsu, Raluca Briazu
11:30 – 13:00 Musical Imagery: Towards the liberation of imagination Freya Bailes
Towards Modelling Humpback Whale Song Evolution using Multi-agent Systems Alexis Kirke, Eduardo Miranda, Luke Rendell, Simon Ingram
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Plenary: Cognitive Innovation in Mathematics Sundar Sarukkai
15:00 – 16:00 Exploring Creativity Through Creative Artifacts and Group Performances: Analysis of the students' accounts of a Masters programme in innovation, creativity and leadership Mary Ann Kernan
Evaluating the Affective Potential of a Computer-aided Composition System in 2D Duncan Williams, Alexis Kirke, Eduardo Miranda
16:00 Dinner break
19:00 Cog Jam with music, performance, and films from Off the Lip presenters and associates at Exile

Friday, 11 September 2015

Time Title Presenter
08:30 Coffee and pastries
09:00 – 11:00 The Pretty Hard Problem of Creativity Jack McKay Fletcher
Memory and the New Unconscious Sowon Park
Hypnosis, Telepathy and the Modern subject Eugenia Stamboliev
Quantum Creativity: Robert Creeley and self-reflective wholeness Gi Taek Ryoo
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 – 12:30 Plenary: Art and the Brain: Plasticity, Embodiment, and the Unclosed Circle Amy Ione
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Panel discussion Chair: Roger Malina
Cognitive Innovation: Roadblocks, challenges and opportunities Sue Denham, Martha Blassnigg, Hannah Drayson, Sowon Park
15:30 - 15:45 Closing remarks Michael Punt

Find all the abstracts in the form they were published before the conference at the abstract page and the proceedings at the University's Pearl archive. You can also watch video recordings of all three keynotes.