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Welcome to RE:SOUND, the 8th International Conference on the Histories of Media Arts 2019 - Aalborg, Denmark. RE:SOUND is part of the Media Arts Histories conference series, bringing together leading researchers, artists, and scientists on a series of interdisciplinary topics for over 14 years.

The RE:SOUND conference will take a specific interest on the theories, practices, histories, etc., of art and technology which are focusing on, concerned with, reflecting on, including, mobilising and/or working with sound as a main component or an integral part. RE:SOUND will host four days with 10 tracks of paper sessions, panels, workshops, practice-based interventions, exhibitions, performances, poster sessions, a PhD workshop and keynotes.
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Tanya Toft Ag

School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong
Research Fellow
Hong Kong
Tanya Toft Ag (Ph.D.) is a curator and researcher examining trajectories of (media) art and (urban) change. This is with point of departure in human perceptual-sensory experience and our sensible modes of evolving with immersive environments of natural and technological qualities. She gained her doctoral degree from Copenhagen University and has taken up visiting scholarships at Columbia University, The New School, and Konstfack (CuratorLab). She was curator and head of research at Screen City Biennial 2017 (Stavanger) and associate curator at Streaming Museum (NYC) and Verve Cultural/SP Urban Digital Festival 2013 and 2014 (São Paulo). She is a member of various conference and gallery contexts (IIAC – ISEA International Advisory Committee, MAH – Media Art Histories, MAI – Media Architecture Institute, HCI – Human-Computer Interaction Conference). She is editor of Digital Dynamics in Nordic Contemporary Art (Intellect, 2019) and co-editor of What Urban Media Art Can Do – Why, When, Where, and How? (av edition, 2016). In 2017 she co-initiated the globally networked Urban Media Art Academy. She is currently a research fellow at School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong.