22th Mars 2013 : presentation of RAMPEDRE at the Waterwheel World Water Day symposium "Water memories and tomorrow's landscapes" live online from Tunis!

Today, at 5:30 pm, Florence Higuet will present RAMPEDRE live online from the Sciences'city of Tunis. To see the event : http://water-wheel.net/tap
François Lebecq, IERPE, Belgium
Published: 5 years, 9 months ago (03/22/2013)
Updated: 4 years, 6 months ago (06/20/2014)

On 22 (World Water Day)-23 March 2013, more than 100 scientists, artists, academics and activists from 5 continents will present their innovative and informative presentations and performances in the second edition of Waterwheel World Water Day Symposium. The European Institute of Research on Water Policy (IERPE - Florence Higuet) will take part of the « node » of Cité des Sciences Tunis and will make you an appointment online at 17:30 (GMT+1) to view the presentation of the project www.rampedre.net!

This 24-hour event will offer audiences a chance to meet and question museum and conference directors, inventors of games for social change, artists from across performing-visual-and new media arts, contemporary thinkers and researchers in water sciences.

It will take place on Waterwheel (http://water-wheel.net), an internet platform dedicated to Water as well as in 7 “nodes”: in Australia, Hong Kong, Tunisia, USA and Argentina. « Nodes » are physical venues hosting some presenters and screening part of the programme to local audiences. The symposium is free and accessible to online audiences with just a standard Internet connection and browser: attending the shows is as easy as clicking a link.

This year’s theme « Water Memories & Tomorrow’s Landscapes » will cross several lines of enquiry: ‘Arts, Science and Technology’ with four topics: temporalities of water and environments; water, environment and society; flooded cities; and new technologies and water governance.

To view the Symposium LIVE ONLINE: go to  http://water-wheel.net/tap  and click the top-most Symposium link ("New technologies"). Audience who wish to make comments and ask questions in the chat-thread on the right, must first type a username, and click "ENTER".

THE DETAILED PROGRAMME : http://bit.ly/program-mediarelease