<videovortex> FilMobile Conference, London April 4 - May 4

Shirley Niemans shirley at networkcultures.org
Sun Mar 30 18:54:32 CEST 2008

Press Release March 2008

Exhibition, Conference & Screenings

4 April – 4 May 08

FILMOBILE is a network project developed at the University of  
Westminster bringing together the mobile phone industry, filmmakers  
and artists working with mobile devices. In April and May 2008  
FILMOBILE is organising a major international event consisting of a  
gallery exhibition, cinema screenings and an international  
conference. This event will explore the cultural and economic impact  
brought about by new mobile technologies and initiate debates between  
artists, the media and the new mobile industry.

The FILMOBILE EXHIBITION at London Gallery West will feature mobile  
art works by Mark Amerika, Camille Baker, Bebe Beard, Melissa Bliss,  
Elly Clarke, Romain Forquy, Steve Hawley, Brian House, Brooke A.  
Knight, Simon Longo, Anne Massoni, Kasia Molga, Sylvie Prasad,  
Michele Pred, Henry Reichhold, Max Schleser and Jo Thomas.

The FILMOBILE CONFERENCE at The Old Lumiere Cinema includes more than  
22 speakers from the USA, South Africa, Australia, Germany, Italy and  
the UK addressing the global impact of mobile technologies in the  
domain of art, media and communication. A live web broadcast with the  
Mobilefest in Brazil is scheduled to take place during the  
conference. For detailed conference program see www.filmobile.net.

To complement the event, SCREENINGS of world premiere mobile feature  
productions, including SMS Sugar Man, Why Didn't Anybody Tell Me It  
Would Become This Bad In Afghanistan, NAUSEA and Max With A Kaitai  
will also be presented at The Old Lumiere Cinema, Regent Street.

For detailed program information see: www.filmobile.net

The events are free to attend but registration via email or text- 
message is essential. Email to info at filmobile.net or text FILMOBILE  
to 81707 including your name and email address to register (texts  
cost 1 standard message).

FILMOBILE EXHIBITION at London Gallery West, Watford Road, Harrow HA1  
3TP (tube: Northwick Park)

Exhibition Private View:

Thursday 3 April, 5pm – 8pm at London Gallery West

Featuring a live performance by Jo Thomas and Visual Rhythms

Exhibition Opening Times:

4 April to 4 May, 2008. 9 am to 5pm daily

Regent Street, London W1R 8AL (tube: Oxford Circus):

Friday 4 April

4pm – 6pm: FILMOBILE Conference

Melissa Bliss (Artist), Emma Bewley, (TV Producer, Leo Burnett), Tony  
Fish (AMF VENTURES), Helen Keegan, Kasia Molga (artist), Dennis  
Morrison (zzizzl Films), Emily Renshaw-Smith (Current TV) and Jo  
Thomas (sound artist),

6.30pm - 8.30pm: FILMOBILE Cinema screening

8.30pm: FILMOBILE Reception

Saturday 5 April

10:30 – 18:30 FILMOBILE conference

Bebe Beard (Suffolk University, Bosten), Camille Baker (SMARTlab,  
University of East London), Professor Emiliana De Blasio (University  
of Campobasso, Italy), Mark Brill (Ping Corporation Ltd, immedia24),  
Chris Chadwick (ICDC, Liverpool), Elizabeth Evans (University of  
Nottingham), Daniel Florencio – Mobile content producer (Brazil /  
UK), Professor (Dr) Lizbeth Goodman (SMARTlab), Marcelo Godoy  
(Mobilefest, Brazil), Paulo Hartmann (Mobilefest, Brazil), Professor  
Steve Hawley (Manchester Metropolitan University), Larissa Hjorth  
(RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia), Monica Horten (University of  
Westminster), Brian House (Knifeandfork – New York, USA), Dr. Thomas  
Meyer (University of Siegen, Germany), Max Schleser (University of  
Westminster), Professor Michele Sorice (Crisc-Cmcs, University of  
Rome, Italy and University of Lugano, Switzerland) and Dr. Terry  
Wright (University of Ulster).

FILMOBILE is supported by the University of Westminster, HEIF (Higher  
Education Innovation Fund), London Westside, CREAM (Centre for  
Research and Education in Art and Media), London Gallery West,  
Immedia 24 and the new media eXchange. FILMOBILE is part of the  
NODE.London Spring ’08 season – http://nodel.org. FILMOBILE works  
in collaboration with the Mobilefest in San Paulo, Brazil.

Press images available on request.

London Gallery West, University of Westminster, Watford Rd, Harrow,  
Middlesex HA1 3TP

FILMOBILE www.filmobile.net e: info at filmobile.net m: 0791 9032 166.
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