Henry Art Gallery, in collaboration with the Center for Digital Arts & Experimental Media (DXARTS), will host Surveillance & Privacy: Art, Law, and Social Practice, a multi-day symposium focusing on the response of artists and cultural institutions to issues related to privacy and surveillance. Examining historical attitudes, contemporary perspectives, and prognostications about the future of privacy, the symposium will explore how changes in technology, law, and social practices intermingle and impact public perceptions and cultural behavior. Among the works featured for analysis during the symposium is the Henry’s interactive art installation Sanctum, created by UW DXARTS professors and artists James Coupe and Juan Pampin and installed on the museum’s façade.
The Slavic Linguistics Society (SLS) 2014 conference is the ninth annual meeting of the society. SLS is a professional organization devoted to the systematic scholarly study of the Slavic languages. It brings together academics from several continents through an annual conference that alternates between North American and European institutions.