New York University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) Digital Communications + Media (DCoM) presents CrossRoads, Topics in Arts & Technology, Wednesday, February 15, 2006 from 6-8 p.m., NYU Kimmel Center for Student Life, room 905, 60 Washington Square South. CrossRoads, a panel series, examines topics in Digital Arts, Industry, and Theory. In “Outsourcing Culture” seven panelists from seven countries, from commercial, artistic and political backgrounds, are investigating the cultural effects of global networking and outsourcing. An open Q&A will follow the panel; refreshments will be served.

The event is free & open to the public. Picture ID is required. For reservations the public may call 212.992.7277.

  • WHAT: “Outsourcing Culture:” a talk on cultural (ex)changes investigating the cultural effects of global networking and outsourcing
  • WHEN: Wednesday, February 15, 6-8 p.m.
  • WHERE: NYU Kimmel Center, room 905, 60 Washington Square South, NYC [Subway Lines: A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street); R, W (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place)]
  • WHO: Joao Amorim, Brazil Animation & Mocap Supervisor, Curious Pictures; Nora Barry, USA Druid Media, Game-Film Producer; Priya Bhatt, India Visual Artist and Designer; Christiane Paul, Germany Adjunct Curator of New Media Arts, Whitney Museum; Won Sup Shin, Korea Producer, KBS Seoul; Vica Vinogradova, Russia Vice President of Corporate Communications, DataArt; Michele Zaccheo, Italy Senior Producer - UN TV Production; Moderator: Mechthild Schmidt, Master Teacher, DCoM, NYU

Produced by Mechthild Schmidt for DCoM. DCoM is a Bachelor of Science degree offered at the McGhee Division of SCPS at NYU. Degree information can be obtained by visiting or calling 212.998.7200 for more information.

Co-sponsored by DCoM Student Club, Center for Advanced Digital Applications (CADA) at NYU and NYC SIGGRAPH. This series is made possible through the support of NYU/SCPS and Dr. William Coury, Interim Associate Dean, McGhee and Director of SCPS, McGhee Division.

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