The 2-day conference includes public keynotes in the morning and afternoon sessions. In between the keynotes there will be presentations by industry professionals, academics and researchers from around the world. Academic presentations will be selected through an open call for research papers.



Keynote Speakers


Conference Papers

Media architecture: Content with purpose for the public.James Berrett
The Sentiment Cocoon – A Case Study of Media Architectural InterfacesMoritz Behrens, Konstantinos Mavromichalis and Ava Fatah gen. Schieck.
Computationally-Enhanced Ecologies, Organisms, and Parasites. Speculative Explorations of Symbiotic OscillationsStavros Didakis
Times Square in the Era of Post-Truth PoliticsEcem Ergin and Ava Fatah Gen. Schieck
More-than-Human Media ArchitectureMarcus Foth and Glenda Caldwell
Residential Media Architecture: Design Considerations for Sharing Personal Information on Low-Res DisplaysMarius Hoggenmueller, Alexander Wiethoff and Martin Tomitsch
Play about Place: participatory urban planning in location-based game designTroy Innocent
Mediated Spatial Narratives: Experiencing Archival Material and Shared Memories in Urban SpaceEfstathia Kostopoulou, Ana Javornik, Petros Koutsolampros, Simon Julier and Ava Fatah gen Schieck
Mapping Chongqing’s Urban Media EcologyIan McArthur
Depraved Urban Scapes: Inhabiting Subnature in the Hybrid CityVanessa Panagiotopoulou. Xinyi Li, Ziyi Yang
Media Façades: When Buildings PerformMichael Scully and Samuel Mayze
Responsive Technologies of Social HealthBen van Berkel. Wael Batal and Filippo Lodi
Effectiveness of Virtual Reality in Participatory Urban Planning – A Case StudyJos van Leeuwen, Klaske Hermans, Antti Jylhä, Arnold Jan Quanjer and Hanke Nijman
Hyperlocal Media Architecture: Encouraging Societal Change through Media FacadesNiels Wouters, Sandy Claes and Andrew Vande Moere
Media Architecture in Knowledge and Innovation Districts: Designing a Canvas for Research, Culture and CollaborationNiels Wouters, Tim Hunt, Olga Dziemidowicz, Rose Hiscock and Frank Vetere

Late-Breaking Works

Exploring the role of data-supported social interaction manifested through public displaysYuhan Ji, Ava Fatah gen. Schieck
On the Way: A Screens Collective Project on the Infrastructural Affects of Waiting in Urban TransitStephanie DeBoer, Petra Johnson
Building pixels with others: a participatory experience to make a low resolution led matrixArtur Vasconcelos Cordeiro
Developing an Intuitive Website for Prototyping Creative Media Facade ContentNaiyu Wang, Luke Hespanhol





Conference Chairs

Ava Fatah gen. Schieck – The Bartlett, UCL, London

Dave Colangelo – George Brown College, Canada


Late-Breaking Works Chairs

Martin Tomitsch – The University of Sydney, Sydney

Alexander Wiethoff – LMU, Munich