21st – 22nd October 2016, National Audiovisual Institute (NInA), Warsaw

LAUGHTER CONFERENCE

 

A set of workshops, public events and a 2-day conference devoted to the role of sense of humor in communication, problem and conflict solving in the Age of Robots.

 

The “Laughter" consists of interdisciplinary presentations and workshops related to communication, interactivity, services, social-, graphic-, object- and interior design as well as psychology, philosophy, history and performing arts, including short videos and films.

 

KONFERENCJA LAUGHTER CZYLI ŚMIECH

 

Cykl warsztatów, publicznych wydarzeń i dwudniowa konferencja poświęcone roli poczucia humoru w komunikacji, rozwiązywaniu problemów i konfliktów w Epoce Robotów.

 

 „Laughter” obejmuje interdyscyplinarne prezentacje i warsztaty związane z komunikacją, interaktywnością, usługami, projektowaniem społecznym i graficznym, wzornictwem, projektowaniem wnętrz, a także psychologią, filozofią, historią i sztukami performatywnymi, włącznie z krótkimi klipami i filmami.

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SPEAKERS

Katerina

Antonaki

 

Athens

Alexandra Antonopoulou

 

London – Greenwich

Nick

Asbury

 

London

Jan

Bajtlik

 

Warsaw

Jakub

Berdych

 

Prague

Dorota

Brzozowska

 

Opole

Susanne

Dechant

 

Vienna

Lorcan

Finnegan

 

Dublin

Marta

Kamińska

 

Warsaw

Justyna

Kucharczyk

 

Katowice

Loesje

 

 

Arnhem

Anna

Machwic

 

Katowice

Ronni

Madsen

 

Aarhus

Madalena

Martins

 

Porto

Lucas

Nijs

 

Antwerp

Radu

Paraschivescu

 

Bukarest

Greg

Quinton

 

London

Tom

de Smedt

 

Antwerp

Peter

Stasny

 

St. Poelten

Zacharias

Stoufis

 

Zakhyntos

Henning

Wagenbreth

 

Berlin

Yadzia

Williams

 

Wrexham

PROGRAM

Friday 21st October 2016

 

08.30      registration

09.00      welcome – together: Martin Meisel,

                 NInA representative, President of PJAIT

09.15      Ronni Madsen

                 Commercial humor in Danish TV campaigns

                 and online content // M2Film

09.45      Susanne Dechant

                 Anti-Schadenfreude. Am I still smiling or laughing at you? 

10.15      Dorota Brzozowska

                 Styles of humor in communication

10.45      coffee break

11.15      Katerina Antonaki & Alexandra Antonopoulou

                 Let’s have a laugh

12.00      Madalena Martins

                 Funny objects – a way of communication

12.30      Marta Kamińska

                 Theater of improvisation in social communication

13.00       lunch break

14.00      Jakub Berdych & Lenka Kohoutova

                5 Years Later

14.30      Justyna Kucharczyk

                 Public space taken with a pinch of salt

15.00      coffee break

15.30      Peter Stasny

                Bauhaus Wit or “Humour is when you laugh despite

                 of everything“ – O. J. Bierbaum

16.00      Greg Quinton & Nick Asbury

                Smile in the mind

 

WORKSHOPS

 

17.00      Marta Kamińska

                Theatre of improvisation in social communication

17.00      Marjatta Itkonen

                Social design – students proposals review

 

 

Saturday 22nd October 2016

 

09.00      welcome tea/coffee

09.30      Anna Machwic

                 The role of humour in children’s picture books

10.00      Yadzia Williams

                 Laughter is the best Medicine

10.30      Henning Wagenbreth

                A smile is a serious matter

11.00      coffee break

11.30      Lorcan Finnegan

                 Humorous commercials

12.00      Radu Paraschivescu

                 Laughter in vowels, laughter in proverbs

12.30      Lucas Nijs & Tom de Smedt

                Laughter in the Age of Robots

13.15      lunch break

14.15      Loesje

                 Loesje experience on using sense of humor

                 in communication and problem solving

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WORKSHOPS

 

14.45      Loesje

                 Creative writing – Out of the box is my everyday routine

14.45      Yadzia Williams, Anna Machwic, Jan Bajtlik

                 Family workshops

 

 

 

Throughout the conference

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

– Plakatatak – a series of 50 Posters by Agata Dudek/Acapulco Studio, Lex Drewinski, Götz Gramlich, Frank Höhne,

                 Krzysztof Iwański, Tymek Jezierski, Uwe Loesch, Mario Lombardo, Ariane Spanier, Studio Syfon,

                 curated by Lars Harmsen – Slanted Publishers and Rene Wawrzkiewicz – Design Crit for Goethe-Institute Warsaw

Zacharias StoufisL.I.P. (Laugh in Peace)

 

 

 

ORGANIZERS

CONTACT

VENUE

National Audiovisual Institute (NInA)

Wałbrzyska 3/5 Street

Warsaw

Poland

 

22 380 49 00

A TEAM OF PRODUCERS

EUNIC PRESIDENT

 

Martin Meisel

Austriackie Forum Kultury

martin.meisel@bmeia.gv.at

 

 

SUPERVISORS

 

Georg Blochmann

georg.blochmann@warschau.goethe.org

 

Martin van Dijk

war-pcz@minbuza.nl

 

Agata Kołacz

agata.kolacz@nina.gov.pl

 

CURATOR/EDITOR

 

Ewa Satalecka

ewasatalecka@ewasatalecka.a4.pl

 

 

 

PROOFREADER/EDITOR

 

Ala Gorgon

alagorgon@interia.pl

 

 

RESEARCHER

 

Agata Szydłowska

szydlowska.a@gmail.com

 

OFFICE MANAGER

 

Nina Król

s14167@pjwstk.edu.pl

office.laughter@gmail.com

 

 

VOLONTEERS MANAGER

 

Anastasia Buialo

s12847@pjwstk.edu.pl

 

 

LOGISTIC

AND ACCOUNTANTS

 

Dyr. Jan Jedliński

Mariola Rejmund

Iwona Orlińska

Anna Szwejkowska

 

 

IDENTITY/INFORMATION

& WEB PAGE

DESIGNER/ENGINEER

 

Agata Juszkiewicz

juszkiewicz.agata@gmail.com

 

 

TECHNICIAN SPECIALIST

 

Jan Duda

jasiekduda@gmail.com

 

Marta Kamieńska

kamienska.marta@gmail.com

 

 

 

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