A symposium on the experience of information and materiality of data

Indexical Design

Saturday, June 25

9:00 am
Greeting + Introduction

Nathan Felde

Dietmar Offenhuber

9:30 am
Panel I: Appearance – the Aesthetics of Indexicality
How are traces produced and what differentiates a trace from a diagram?

Introductory keynote

Florian Dombois


Inge Hinterwaldner
Susanne Jaschko & Moritz Stefaner
Tom Schofield

11:30 am 
Fast Panel presentations

Skye Moret

Lourdes Vera

Pedro Cruz

12:00 pm 
Lunch break

1:30 pm 
Panel II: Consequence – Evidence, Forensics & Citizen Science
When does a trace count as evidence?

Introductory keynote

Jens Hauser


Sara Wylie
Ivan Rupnik
Simon A. Cole

3:30 pm 
Panel III: Embodiment of Meaning Across Scales
Practices of encoding traces across scales – what gets lost, transformed, preserved?

Introductory keynote

Orkan Telhan


Jessica Snyder
Catherine D’ignazio
Kristian Kloeckl

5:30 pm 
Closing remarks

Paul Dourish

6:00 pm 
Cocktail reception & exhibition

Florian Dombois, "Spaces out of Delay"

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