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Saturday, May 20 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Audio Emancipation: Using Technology to Forge Fugitive Social Spaces FULL

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Can technology help us become more human? More humane? Join the Life Lines Collective for a workshop on using technology to create fugitive social spaces, amplify neglected voices, and inspire new approaches to wicked social problems, including capital punishment, mass incarceration, and narratives of racial difference. Participants will have the opportunity to learn more about telephone-based verbal computing application interfaces like the one the Life Lines Collective uses to record and revise work, speak with incarcerated contributors, and – depending on the background and interest of attendees – hack a script to create video representations of contributors’ work using recordings and their transcripts.

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Life Lines Collective

Life Lines is an audio journal of poetry, spoken word, and other creative writing by people living on death row. Published as a podcast, it is a production of the Life Lines Collective, a group of creatives, both incarcerated and not, who made their public debut with a successful... Read More →

Saturday May 20, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm EDT
Art Institute Room 231