Conference on Aesthetics and the Embodied Mind

The Conference on Aesthetics and the Embodied Mind, organized by the The Interaction Design Foundation will take place on 24th August 2015 at the Birkbeck, University of London in London, United Kingdom. The conference will cover areas like The 2nd conference on “Aesthetics and the Embodied Mind” aims at highlighting the role of the interdependent relation between emotion and cognition in the bodily mediated pre-linguistic meaning constitution in aesthetic experience and perception. It aims at doing this from an anti-dualistic point of view.


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Susan Stuart

Susan Stuart

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Mariselda Tessarolo

Mariselda Tessarolo

Full professor presso University of Padova at University of Padova Italy
John Haworth

John Haworth

Visiting Research Fellow at Manchester Metropolitan University Blackburn, United Kingdom
Andrea Stojilkov

Andrea Stojilkov

PhD candidate at Filoloski fakultet Beograd Serbia
Joanna Ganczarek

Joanna Ganczarek

adiunkt/lecturer Uniwersytet Pedagogiczny im. KEN w Krakowie at Uniwersytet...
Francesco Parisi

Francesco Parisi

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Schedule & Agenda

Mon, 24 Aug12:30 AM - 12:45 PMLunch
Mon, 24 Aug09:00 AM - 09:10 AMIntroduction
What is the project u201cAesthetics and the Embodied Mindu201d? - Alfonsina Scarinzi
Mon, 24 Aug09:10 AM - 09:50 AMKeynote
Dancing with Pixies: From Abstract Computation to the Embodied Mind - Mark Bishop (Goldsmith College, London)
Mon, 24 Aug09:50 AM - 10:00 AMEnactive Aesthetics and Ambiguous Transcendence
Susan Stuart & Robin Hawes (University of Glasgow and University of Falmouth)
Mon, 24 Aug10:00 AM - 10:05 AMAlliesthesia and Aesthetic Appreciation
Bryony Pierce (University of Bristol)
Mon, 24 Aug10:05 AM - 10:20 AMKeynote/Workshop
Interaction with skillful transparency: An enactive exploration of improvisatory jazz u2013 Steve Torrance and Franck Schumann (University of Sussex and University Paris Descartes)
Mon, 24 Aug10:20 AM - 11:00 AMMusic and emotions
Pentti Mu00e4u00e4ttu00e4nen (University of Helsinki)
Mon, 24 Aug11:00 AM - 11:15 AMKeynote
Theory and Application of trait emotional intelligence u2013 D. Petrides (UCL London)
Mon, 24 Aug11:15 AM - 12:00 PMContribution of muscular tension to aesthetic emotions
Joanna Ganczarek (Neurocognitive Psychology Lab, University of Cracow)
Mon, 24 Aug12:00 PM - 12:15 PMEmotions and the generation of meaning in the arts
Mariselda Tessarolo (University of Padova)
Mon, 24 Aug12:15 PM - 12:30 PMHow Enactive are we? Mapping Emotional States as Embodied situated Cognition
Inu00eas Hipu00f3lito (Centre for Artificial Intelligence, New University of Lisbon)
Mon, 24 Aug12:45 PM - 01:45 PMThe Aesthetic as a viable degree of value
Enactive emotions and sense-making - A. Scarinzi (EUCog III)
Mon, 24 Aug01:45 PM - 02:30 PMAesthetic Experience in Art-Practice
Creativity as a Pre-Linguistic Felt Quality of Establishing New Connections/Evaluations in a Brain-Body-Environment System - Alma Studholme (University of Sydney, Australia)
Mon, 24 Aug02:30 PM - 02:45 PMEnactive Pictures. The Extensions of Visualization
Francesco Parisi (University of Messina)
Mon, 24 Aug02:45 PM - 03:00 PMOptimal Experience, Creativity, and the Aesthetics of Everyday Life
John Haworth (Manchester Metropolitan University)
Mon, 24 Aug03:00 PM - 03:15 PMKeynote
Emotion and the virtues of self-knowledge - Michael Lacewing (Heythrop College)
Mon, 24 Aug03:15 PM - 04:00 PMDisrupting Introspection
An Embodied Approach to Interactive Art - Jennifer Hall (Massachusetts College of Art and Design)
Mon, 24 Aug04:00 PM - 04:15 PMKeynote
Aesthetic Experience in Musical Listening - Marcus Pearce (Queen Mary, University of London)
Mon, 24 Aug04:15 PM - 04:45 PMHearts unchained
The cognitive basis of love in English and Serbian popular music - Andrea Stojilkov (Belgrade University)
Mon, 24 Aug04:45 PM - 05:00 PMConclusion
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