Media Lab Talk # 2 3rd March, 3PM


Media Lab Talk # 2 3rd March, 3PM


Susan Edwards

Institute for Learning Sciences & Teacher Education
Australian Catholic University

presented by: João Miguel Real

Professor Susan Edwards is Director of the Early Childhood Futures research program in the Institute for Learning Sciences & Teacher Education, Australian Catholic University. Her group investigates the role of play-based learning in the early childhood curriculum for the 21st century. Professor Edwards has completed work as a Chief Investigator on three Australian Research Council (ARC). Most recently, Professor Edwards was successful in her application to lead a major ARC Linkage Project awarded to develop an online tool guiding the use of digital technology for service providers in early childhood.


Nataly De Monte
Director, CFC Media Lab at Canadian Film Centre

Presented by: Pedro Miguel Sousa

Nataly De Monte is the Director at CFC Media Lab and the Managing Director for Fifth Wave Initiative, bringing a cross-section of interdisciplinary experience in production, team management, written communications and industry outreach to this role. At the CFC Media Lab, Nataly launched Canada’s first intersectional feminist business accelerator, Fifth Wave, and runs the day-to-day operations of IDEABOOST, a tech startup accelerator program in the digital media and entertainment ecosystem. Each program requires overseeing team workflow, multi-platform marketing and communications, stakeholder management, partnerships, editorial pipeline and all aspects of programming. Nataly’s background in advertising, marketing and production in both the public and private sectors, together with her interest in entrepreneurship and disruption in the digital arts and media space has put her at the forefront of a number of major creative and market-shifting projects with leading corporate and creative organizations in Canada.


Lívia Nolasco-Rózsás and Felix Koberstein
ZKM | Center for Art and Media (Karlsruhe), Germany


Presented by Sara Santos & Lucas Rached

Lívia Nolasco-Rózsás is a curator and researcher. She has curated exhibitions at institutions of contemporary and media art worldwide since 2006, including at the ZKM | Center for Art and Media (Karlsruhe), Chronus Art Center (Shanghai), Tallinna Kunstihoone, Műcsarnok Budapest, focusing on the constantly changing media of contemporary art and intersections with various disciplines. She has initiated and developed thematic exhibitions raising questions such as the genealogy and social impact of planetary computation and computer code, electronic surveillance and democracy, and synesthetic perception.

Felix Koberstein is an art historian focusing on documentary processes in and for the arts, specifically on methods of preserving and remembering space-based artworks. Currently he is working as a project assistant on the research project BEYOND MATTER at ZKM | Karlsruhe, where he is particularly involved in the scientific reconditioning on the digital revival of historical exhibitions.
Previously, he worked as an assistant curator at Heidelberger Kunstverein and was founding member and co-director of the non-profit art space Flur11 (Braunschweig). A dissertation on the intertwining of exhibitions and archives in digital space is in preparation.

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