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Lecture: Conversations in Place; Research, Collaboration & Art in the Emerging Mobile Space

Tuesday, September 16, 2008



Dear Claremont Community,

I would like to invite you to a lecture, "Conversations in Place; Research, Collaboration & Art in the Emerging Mobile Space," by Dean Terry , Director of the Emerging Media Program at the University of Texas at Dallas and Associate Profesor in the School of the Arts&Humanities.

This lecture will take place on Tuesday, 16 Sept, at 4:15 pm in Burkle 22 (Drucker/Ito Graduate School of Management/CGU); please don't hesitate to contact the Transdisciplinary Studies Program for further information: 909 607 0724.

I hope that you can join us.


Wendy Martin

Vice Provost

Transdisciplinary Studies

Claremont Graduate University

Conversations in Place: Research, Collaboration & Art in the Emerging Mobile Space

A presentation & discussion about recent emerging mobile / wireless space research and creative projects with a look at cutting edge work in augmented reality and locative media.

About Dean Terry:

Dean Terry is currently the Director of the Emerging Media program at University of Texas at Dallas and an Associate Professor in the School of Arts & Humanities. He is also the founder and Director of MobileLab, centered in the Telecom Corridor, where he is collaborating on augmented reality and related mobile technology and content projects with founding sponsors Texas Instruments and Ericsson. Apple and Samsung are also lab sponsors. He regularly presents his ideas at major technology conferences including in 2008 at Supernova and GigaOm's Mobilize, and has won Best of Show at CTIA Wireless. Terry is also an emerging media entrepreneur and was co-founder of PixelWave which sold to AtomFilms (AtomShockwave) and subsequently to Viacom. He is currently the co-creator of placethings, a location based mobile media application for iPhone.

Terry is one of the co-developers of the Arts & Technology program at the University of Texas at Dallas. The award winning program has grown to over 700 students in just five years and is engaged in a range of innovative research projects that fuse creativity with developing technologies.

In addition to his collaborative technology and research projects, Dean Terry is a transmedia artist. His most recent media project is the critically acclaimed documentary film Subdivided which was recently broadcast on PBS stations and shown in festivals nationwide. His video and film projects have screened at the USA Film Festival, Ann Arbor Film Festival, and Houston International Film Festival and others. He is currently producing a new technology themed digital film which uses, in part, mobile devices as cameras. He regularly curates technology related art shows including Real Time at the Contemporary which traveled to the Pompidou in Paris in 2008.

Dean Terry received an MFA from Claremont Graduate University in 1991.

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