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June 22, 23 2012 Woodstock, VT
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Dan Archer Dan Archer
Creates non-fictional, journalistic comics to offer a new perspective on human rights/social justice issues and give voice to stories that wouldn’t otherwise be heard. In 2010 he was awarded the John S.Knight Fellowship for Professional Journalists at Stanford University - the first comics journalist ever admitted to the program. He has also worked with several publishers, including Penguin, Atlantic Books, Abrams Comic Arts (on a collaboration with comics legend Harvey Pekar), Random House and Harper Collins. He received his MFA in cartooning from the Center for Cartoon Studies in Vermont and currently co-teaches the graphic novel project through the Creative Writing Department at Stanford University.

Tim Clark Tim Clark
Tim Clark's interest lies in how technology can be used to interface with one's surroundings. He has shown both nationally and internationally most recently in Budapest. His work has been featured in several top design and technology sources including and photography in Ars Electronica publications. He is a frequent collaborator with Eyebeam Art and Technology Center in New York City. Clark holds a B.A. in New Media from Purchase College and currently works in the Digital Arts department at Bennington College in Vermont.

Darren Clarke Darren Clarke
Darren Clarke is a mobile application developer and native Vermonter. After building databases and web sites in New York and Boston, he moved home to found Redaranj LLC. The company's music sharing application, Recollect, has been an Apple "staff favorite" and appears in the social networking and music discovery "essentials" sections of the iOS App Store. Recollect was also recently featured on the mobile design blog

Annie Correal

Annie Correal
Annie Correal is a journalist based in New York, where she manages content and a growing community of authors on the online storytelling platform Cowbird. Previously, Annie reported on breaking news and immigration topics for The New York Times and New York's largest Spanish-language daily, El Diario. Her radio work has aired on This American Life, NPR, the CBC, and elsewhere. Annie was raised in California and Colombia.

Jason DaSilva

Jason DaSilva
When filmmaker Jason DaSilva was diagnosed with MS, he realized that so many of the little things which we take for granted, like being able to meet a friend at a coffee shop, were now governed by the reality of his access to all kinds of public spaces. So he created AXSmap, an innovative mapping app which allows crowd-sourced real-world accessibility information to be provided to users on a building-by building level. Join us as Jason and Alice show us to how use AXSmap and together we make Woodstock the first fully accessibility mapped town in the country.

Ursula Endlicher Ursula Endlicher
Ursula Endlicher's work resides at the intersection of Internet art, performance, and multi-media installation. Since the mid 1990ies her practice has been bridging the gap between the World Wide Web and physical reality. She translates the structural components of networks––be they human-made or naturally occurring––into choreographies for performances, installations and objects.

She has exhibited and performed her work at venues internationally, among them the Whitney Museum of American Art’s artport; transmediale11 festival in Berlin; SIGGRAPH Asia, Japan; Jersey City Museum, NJ; Postmasters Gallery, New York, NY; the Center for Performance Research, Brooklyn, NY; Lightindustry, Brooklyn, NY; the Center for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland; Quartier21/Museumsquartier Vienna/Austria; Beral Madra Contemporary Art Center in Istanbul/Turkey; and Woodstreet Galleries, Pittsburgh, PA.

Endlicher's Internet projects have been commissioned for the Turbulence and the Whitney's artport websites; she has participated in the Virtual Residency 2.0 at Location One, and her theatrical Internet work has been presented by the "Theater am Neumarkt" in Zürich, Switzerland. Her work is part of the Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art at Cornell University, and the ursula blickle's videoarchiv at the Kunsthalle Wien in Vienna, Austria.

Rob Fitterman Rob Fitterman
Robert Fitterman is the author of 12 books of poetry. He grew up in a small suburb of St. Louis, Missouri, called Creve Coeur. His boyhood street is still flanked by a Shell gas station on one side and a Mobile station on the other. His writing is kinda conceptual and sorta involves identity issues that are complicated by the web. And the Mall. He is the author of the long poem Metropolis, which has been published in 4 volumes. Other titles, not included in that series, are: Holocaust Museum (Veer Books, 2011) now we are friends (Truck Books, 2010), Rob the Plagiarist (Roof Books, 2009), and Notes On Conceptualisms, co-authored with Vanessa Place (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2009). He is the founder of Collective Task—a collective of over 20 artists and writers (Patrick Lovelace Editions, 2010). He has collaborated with several visual artists including Tim Davis, Nayland Blake, Dirk Rowntree, Cheryl Donegan, Penelope Umbrico, Klaus Killisch and others. He teaches writing and poetry at New York University and at the Bard College, Milton Avery School of Graduate Studies.

Bike Box Sabine Gruffat & Bill Brown - Bike Box
BIKE BOX is a participatory locative media project and database created by Sabine Gruffat and Bill Brown. Using open-source software, participants are able to listen to and contribute geotagged audio that relates or responds to specific locations.

Adam Harvey Adam Harvey
Adam Harvey is a visual artist whose work explores the aesthetics of visual obscurity in surveillance societies. He is the recipient of a Core 77 design award for his project CV Dazzle, camouflage from face detection, and has been covered in numerous publications including Wired, Reuters,, and Currently he is researching camouflage and the effects of biometrics on fashion and recently participated in a European workshop on spoofing and anti-spoofing techniques.

Tali Hinkis and Kyle Lapidus Tali Hinkis and Kyle Lapidus - LoVid
LoVid is the art duo of Tali Hinkis and Kyle Lapidus. LoVid explores translation and decay of natural, electrical, and biological systems. Working together since 2001, LoVid produces works that are playful as well as aggressive, combining hand-made and machine produced craft, DIY electro-engineering, textile, video, and noise. LoVid has performed and exhibited at Museum of Moving Image (NY), Lampo (Graham Foundation), International Film Festival Rotterdam, MoMA, Aurora Picture Show, PS1, Evolution Festival (Leeds) Anthology Film Archives, The Kitchen, Mixed Greens Gallery, Rua Red (Dublin), Netherland Media Art Institute, The Science Gallery (Ireland), Real Art Ways, Urbis, (UK), The Jewish Museum (NY), The Butler Institute for American Art, The Neuberger Museum, The New Museum, and ICA London, among many others. LoVid has been artist in residence at STEIM, Smack Mellon, Cue Art Foundation, Eyebeam, Harvestworks, free103point9, and Alfred University, and has received fellowships and grants from, Franklin Furnace, The Netherland America Foundation, NYFA, LMCC, Experimental TV Center, NYSCA,, and Greenwall Foundation.

Tom Jaros

Tom Jaros
Tom Jaros is president and founder of Empower Mobility, a custom mobile software development shop located in Burlington, VT. Founded in 2005, Empower designs and develops high quality mobile apps for its clients. Tom possesses some 20 years of experience in the mobile arena, having developed solutions in a wide variety of vertical markets including finance, medicine and even athletics over the years.

He is also the Vice President of the Vermont Technology Alliance (formally Vermont Software Developers' Alliance), a nonprofit geared toward celebrating Vermont's diverse and growing tech industry. The vtTA is behind the Bentley Award, an award to promote STE(A)M in young people, Tapping Tech, a magazine that educates its readers on the VT Tech industry and the
VT Tech Jam, a two day event to showcase VT tech firms and their job offerings. He has been a part of the organization since 2007. Tom lives in Essex Junction, and is a 1994 graduate of UVM with a B.S. in Computer Science and minor in Music.

Paddy Johnson Paddy Johnson
The founding editor of Art Fag City. In addition to her work on the blog, she has been published in New York MagazineMore Intelligent LifeArt in AmericaThe Daily, The Guardian, and many other publications. Paddy lectures widely about art and the Internet at venues including Yale University, Parsons, Rutgers, and South by Southwest to name a few. In 2007 she received a scholarship to attend iCommons conference in Croatia as the art critic. In 2008, she served on the board of the Rockefeller Foundation New Media Fellowships and became the first blogger to earn a Creative Capital Arts Writers grant from the Creative Capital Foundation. Two years later, Paddy was nominated for best art critic at The Rob Pruitt Art Awards and won The 2010 Village Voice award for Best Art Blog. In 2011 the blog once more earned Voice award. Paddy also writes a regular column on art for The L Magazine.

Scott Kraus Scott Kraus
As head of research at the New England Aquarium in Boston, Scott Kraus spends a lot of time thinking about how to maintain sustainable fisheries in the Atlantic. In the Festival's evening session he'll show us how digitally crowd-sourced data can help, and about the Aqaurium's new app for fishermen, FishBlue.

Barbara London Barbara London
Barbara London founded MoMA’s video exhibition and collection programs and has guided them over a pioneering career. Her recent activity includes the Quay Brothers /Through the Weeping Glass/, Mütter Museum; /Looking at Music 3.0/, exploring the influence of
music on contemporary art practices, focusing on New York in the 1980s and 1990s; /Mirage/, an installation by Joan Jonas; /Looking at Music: Side 2/, featuring the 1970s and such artists as Patti Smith, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Jenny Holzer, and Blondie; /Looking at Music/ with 1965/1976 work; /Automatic Update/ with installations by Cory Arcangel, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Paul Pfeiffer, and Xu Bing (2007); and a series of Web projects /Stir-fry/, /InterNyet,/ and She has written and lectured widely.

Ken McFarland Kent McFarland
Join the Vermont Center for Eco-Studies' Kent McFarland and Green Mountain Digital's Charlie Rattigan as they lead a "digital bird walk" using the Audobon Birds app in the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Park in Woodstock.

Luke Murphy Luke Murphy
Art 2.0, randomness, radioactive decay, algorithms good and bad, Gnostic Gospels, 49 androgynous demons and cherubim, graphs, past and future anxiety, landscapes of +=code and loss, the burden of interface, as a pro vp technology from mtv to comedy to apps for kids, used to shear sheep.

Lauren Nishikawa Lauren Nishikawa
Lauren Nishikawa is the Project Manager for the Emergent Media Center at Champlain College. She joined the EMC staff in 2009, but has worked with the center as a student since 2007. Before graduating in 2009 with her B.S. in Electronic Game Design, Lauren was part of rapid prototyping travelling teams to Orlando and Houston, as well as a designer for projects with IBM Fellow John Cohn and Champlain College Library's information literacy initiative. In 2008, she traveled with a team of students to South Africa for the BREAKAWAY game to help end violence against women; this project remains her passion, having served as its Junior Creative Director through the game’s launch in June 2010.

Anna Palmer Anna Palmer
Anna Palmer serves as Founder and Chief Executive Officer of WinWin Apps, a Vermont-based software development and micro Venture Capital company that creates software to "help you help them." In restaurants, school systems, non-profit organizations, families, and groups of friends, WinWin Apps studies behavior and seeks technological solutions to increase efficiency in what people are already doing.

Before creating WinWin, she held the position of Executive Director at several non-profit organizations located in Burlington, Vermont. She ran Burlington’s Art Hop festival of the South End Arts and Business Association, the largest of its kind in New England, from 2005 to 2006, and took them into the current age with a custom registration program and interactive map before geolocation was cool. She developed the medical and educational programs dedicated to the eradication of cervical cancer at The Hicks Foundation from 2007 to 2009.

Anna lowers the average age of the Board of Directors for the University of Vermont's Fleming Museum by about two decades and speeds up the meetings on the Development review board for the city of Shelburne by making motions sometimes before discussion is finished. She received her Bachelor degree in Old World Archaeology and Art from Brown University, and went on to obtain her MED in Intensive Needs Special Education at the University of Vermont.

Charles Rattigan

Charles Rattigan
Charles Rattigan is Green Mountain Digital's Executive Vice President, responsible for App Development. He is an awarding-winning producer of film and video with an MFA from the Rochester Institute of Technology's School of Imaging Arts/Film. He is an expert in the production of multi-media communication. His productions have been distributed world-wide and appeared on PBS, ESPN, and National Geographic. His documentary productions for the National Park Service, the Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation, and others have been seen by hundreds of thousands of viewers. He has been nominated for an Emmy and has received three Telly awards (2007, 2008, 2009) for Outstanding Creative Use of Media.

Cathy Resmer Cathy Resmer
Cathy Resmer is the web editor and an associate publisher at Burlington-based Seven Days, Vermont's largest independent newsweekly. She manages Seven Days' blogs, email newsletters, social media channels and video content, and is one of the principal organizers of the Vermont 3.0 Tech Jam. She is also the editor of Kids VT, a free, monthly parenting publication.

Daniel Rivkin Daniel Rivkin
Vice President for Partnerships at FLUD, the social news reading platform. In a 15-year career with Reuters, he worked in some 50 countries and was TV bureau chief in Brussels and Paris, and then managed the company's global technical facilities. His corporate work has included news management for the World Economic Forum and Amnesty International, internal communications for BP and Reed Elsevier, and outreach for the governments of South Korea, Morocco, Bahrain and the UK, for which he established a news service in southern Iraq after the outset of the Iraq war.

Stephanie Rothenberg Stephanie Rothenberg
Stephanie Rothenberg is an artist and educator using performance, installation and networked media to create provocative interactions that question the boundaries and social constructs of manufactured desires. She has lectured and exhibited at venues including the
Whitney Museum Artport, MASS MoCA, Sundance Film Festival, ISEA, Banff New Media Institute, LABoral Center for Art and Industry and ConFlux Festival.

In 2009, Stephanie co-founded REV-, a non-profit located in NYC furthering socially-engaged art, design and pedagogy. Recent awards include a 2011 Harpo, 2009 Creative Capital Grant and a 2008 NYSCA. Stephanie has been an artist-in-residence at Eyebeam, Harvestworks,
free103point9 Wave Farm and HomeShop in Beijing. She received her MFA in 2003 from The Department of Film, Video and New Media at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is Associate Professor in the Department of Visual Studies at SUNY Buffalo.

Karolina Sobecka Karolina Sobecka
Works with animation, design, interactivity, computer games and other media and formats. Her work often engages public space and explores the way we interact with the world we create.

Sobecka received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and her MFA from Calarts in Experimental Animation/Integrated Media. She has also studied and taught in the University of Washington's Digital Arts and Experimental Media PhD program.

Sobecka's work has been shown internationally, including the Victoria & Albert Museum, MOMA, Beall Center for Art + Technology, ISEA, FILE Electronic Language Festival and Medialab Prado. She has received awards from, among others, NYFA, Creative Capital, Princess Grace Foundation, Platform International Animation Festival, Vida Art and Artificial Life Awards, and the Japan Media Arts Festival.

David Tyler David Tyler
David is responsible for identifying, establishing, and maintaining Green Mountain Digital's strategic partnerships. David comes to GMD after 8 years of experience with Apple in their consumer and business enterprise facing businesses in San Diego. While in this role, David established and lead a business sales team in securing and maintaining lucrative high profile
relationships with multiple Fortune 500 companies including Qualcomm, Lenovo, Intuit, and Sony Online Entertainment. David earned his bachelors degree in communications from the University of California San Diego. David is passionate about the outdoors and spends weekends hiking, kayaking, fishing, and when the weather's right snowshoeing, with his wife Michelle and his dog Mattie, in the beautiful Green Mountains of Vermont.



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