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Thursday, June 1 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Future: Interactive Technologies for Creative Knowledge Sharing
In this panel, we will introduce and demonstrate some innovative art/design prototypes that show how interactive technology can open up new and inspiring ways to engage library users and support knowledge creation, consumption, and sharing.

Noah Pivnick will present Luna Cycle, a physical reading experience where an audience of two negotiate a shared narrative of estrangement that can only be read together, concurrently, or not at all.
Tuan Huang will demonstrate Bookmarks, a 3D media collection that offers a retrospective of the books she owned in the past 5 years, showcasing her personal relationships with the books and inviting viewers to walk through the space and discover new connections.

Sylvan Zheng will share Fog Of War, a transformation of US mainstream news articles into an interactive geographic fantasy map that allows the user to explore the news in a new way.

The session will conclude with a participatory conversation moderated by Yeseul Song, where the panelists and listeners will be invited to share thoughts and brainstorm library futures together.

Speakers
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Sylvan Zheng

New Media Artist & PhD Student, New York University Department of Politics
Sylvan Zheng is an NYC based artist and current PhD student in the New York University Department of Politics. His research areas and creative practice focus on the interaction of communication technology and sociopolitical life. His work has been shown in a diverse set of environments... Read More →
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Noah Pivnick

Assistant Manager of Facilities and Technical Operations
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Tuan Huang

Multimedia Designer
Tuan Huang is a Taiwanese designer and coder based in Brooklyn. She focuses on using browsers to explore alternative interfaces and interactions for storytelling, as well as live performances.
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Yeseul Song

Assistant Arts Professor, New York University & New Media Artist
Yeseul Song is a South Korean-born, NYC-based Artist and Assistant Arts Professor at New York University Tisch's Interactive Telecommunications Program & Interactive Media Arts (NYU ITP/IMA). She uses technology, interaction, and participation as art media to uncover creative possibilities... Read More →


Thursday June 1, 2023 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT