Open All Ports

Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology Event Series, Fall 2015

The Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology has embarked this year on a new initiative funded by the Mellon Foundation, dedicated to reimagining and broadening our engagement through Arts and Technology with the broader communities on and off campus. This rich event series is a part of this work, and draws on the theme “Open all Ports” to which our upcoming 15th Biennial Symposium for Arts and Technology is dedicated. We now exist in an era in which we attempt to balance access, information, security, privacy and freedom. Ports have gained newfound significance, no longer understood solely as traffic nodes, but as points of a larger exploration and reflection on connectivity and sharing.

The event series includes several parallel programs: