Location: Portal – Valvazorjeva 40, Maribor, Slovenia
Conference participants include recognised experts in the field of contemporary art and new technologies, famous artists and philosophers. The conference will place special emphasis on the presentation of new strategies in contemporary technological art and education in the field, as well as practical presentations.

DAY 1: Technological Matter and the New State of the Living
Friday, November 16 (2.00 p.m. – 8.00 p.m.)
Featuring Oron Catts and Ionat Zurr.

DAY 2: The Technological Unconscious as a Medium
Saturday, November 17 (2.00 p.m. – 8.00 p.m.)
Featuring Guy Ben-Ary and Kirsten Hudson.

Textobjectext: Writing the posthumanities: Exploring the potentialities of writing practice after the material turn
Wednesday 28 November 2012
Centre for Creative Arts, La Trobe University Melbourne Australia
Keynote addresses from Assoc. Prof. Barbara Bolt (VCA, University of Melbourne) & Oron Catts (Director, SymbioticA)