On Friday 25 September, Tori and Thea took part in a panel on ‘Digital Visibilities’ at the ‘Remapping Brazilian Cultural Studies’ conference, held at Senate House in London. The conference was organised by Tori in collaboration with Sara Brandellero (Leiden) and Stephanie Dennison (Leeds), with support from the Institute of Latin American Studies. The purpose … Continue reading
Thea’s post on the poetics of ‘netweaving’ in digital art projects by Latina/o artists Lucia Grossberger Morales, Guillermo Bert and Monika Bravo has just been published in Mediático, an online media and film studies blog focusing on Latin American, Latina/o and Iberian media cultures. To read the full blog post click here.
On 21 August, Tori took part in a panel on Digital Cultures in Brazil at BRASA, the Brazilian Studies Association conference, which was this year held at King’s College London. She presented some of her current work on webdocumentary and urban change in Rio de Janeiro. The other members of the panel were Daniel O’Maley, … Continue reading
At the beginning of April, Tori attended part of the 2013 Joint Annual Meeting of the British Forum for Ethnomusicology and ICTM-Ireland at Queen’s University Belfast, which focused on the theme ‘Ethnomusicology in the Digital Age‘. As the conference website put it, ‘Increasingly, digital technologies are mediating people’s engagement with music, posing new challenges to … Continue reading
Earlier this month, Claire attended the annual conference of the Association of Hispanists of Great Britain and Ireland (AHGBI) at the University of Stirling. Whilst there was no panel on Latin American digital media specifically (unlike the panel organized by Latamcyber in 2008), there was a broader panel on Digital Hispanism, organized by Kirsty Hooper, which provided … Continue reading
Latamcyber is delighted to announce that Aneta Krzemien, PhD student at the University of Liverpool, and speaker at our net.art workshop held in FACT last May, has received a commendation for her research. All doctoral students in their second year have to present their work at the annual University of Liverpool Poster Day, the most … Continue reading