Cindy KEEFER [Keynote speaker(day1)]

Archivist and curator, and the Director of Center for Visual Music in Los Angeles.

Cindy Keefer is an archivist and curator, and the Director of Center for Visual Music in Los Angeles. She curates and presents films and media programs at museums festivals, media museum exhibitions worldwide. She has taught, curated, lectured and published on Visual Music, Oskar Fischinger, Jordan Belson and experimental film and animation internationally. And also she has preserved dozens of avant-garde films by artists including Oskar Fischinger, Jules Engel, John and James Whitney and Charles Dockum and others.
Aylish WOOD [Keynote speaker(day2)]

Professor at the University of Kent, UK.

Aylish Wood is a Professor at the University of Kent, UK. She teaches at the film study. Her research is informed by an interest in the relationships between technology and moving image media. Areas of study have included images of humans and technologies, and the impact of digital media on cinema aesthetics, animation, digital games and installations. Her current research is focused on 3D animation software and its use in visual effects, animations, and science visualizations.
SHIM, HEARYUN [Keynote speaker(day3)]

Professor of Science Studies, Chonbuk National University

Hearyun Shim, Professor of Science Studies, Chonbuk National University, studied philosophy in Korea and done her Ph.D. studies at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany. Her researches and teaching mostly center on Walter Benjamin, media philosophy and aesthetics. There are many books and articles related to that topic. Representative books are "Media-Philosophy of the 20th century: From analog to digital, 2012" and "The aesthetics of cyberspace-era, 2006". And she has published several books with other researchers; "German philosophy-the first reading", "Science Technology and cultural art, "Image of Urban Space and imagination", "Walter Benjamin; Modernity and city", "Matter and method of aesthetics", "Understanding of Media Philosophy", and so forth. She is currently writing a book titled Evolution of Aura, and envisioned a book on the media-philosophy in the 21st century.