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March 05, 2007

Ars Virtua Gallery and New Media Center hosts CADRE Laboratory Salon


Anthony Burke

Ars Virtua Gallery and New Media Center will be the in world host of a series of salons held at the CADRE Laboratory for New Media. Our first simulcast lecture will be on March 6th at 6.30 SLT at Ars Virtua's main gallery. Anthony Burke will be the discussant.

Anthony Burke, Senior Lecturer and Director, Masters of Digital Architecture, University of Technology, Sydney: Prior to his appointment as Director of UTS Masters in Digital Architecture program Anthony Burke was assistant professor of architecture at UC Berkeley. His research interests include emergent design principles and the relationship between new media and architecture. Professor Burke graduated from the Graduate school of Architecture Planning and Preservation at Columbia University with a Post Professional Masters in Advanced Architectural Design in 2000. Prior to that he gained his Bachelor of Architecture with honors from the University of New South Wales, Sydney in 1996. Before moving to University of California, Berkeley, Professor Burke maintained a design practice in Sydney, completing several small scale domestic and commercial projects.

He has held teaching positions at several institutions including the University of New South Wales, the University of Sydney, and Columbia University. Professor Burke has worked as an architectural designer in Hong Kong, Sydney and New York. He received a runner up award for the Sydney Town Hall Precinct International Ideas Competition in 2000, and has published articles on technology and architecture in Australia. His current research interests include emergent design principals, the relationship between New Media and Architecture and the history of architectural systems thinking and design after the 60's.

You must register at http://cadre.sjsu.edu/salons/ to attend in RL.

Ars Virtua is a new media center and gallery located in the synthetic world of Second Life. It is a new type of space that leverages the tension between 3-D rendered game space and terrestrial reality, between simulated and simulation. Ars Virtua is sponsored by the CADRE Laboratory for New Media.

Posted by jo at March 5, 2007 11:48 AM