Arse Elektronika 2010: Schedule

Opening Night and Prixxx Arse 2010

Thursday, September 30, 2010
9:00 PM

Location: Chez Poulet
(3359 Cesar Chavez, San Francisco)

An unobjectionable award for sex machines, orgasmotrons and teledildonics
A gala hosted by monochrom's Johannes Grenzfurthner
With a superspecial keynote by Susie Bright (All Along the SexTower: Sex on Stage in America, from Susie Bright's Reporters Notebook)
Featuring many guests stars, like Thomas S. Roche, Charlie Anders (Erotic mind control via the Internet), Rose White/Rich Gibson and Elle Mehrmand and Micha Cárdenas (virus.circus)!
Our gala will be a dignified occasion -- and so we invite you to dress up properly. Surprise us with Atompunk and 1950s costumes... and maybe win a "Golden Kleene" yourself!


Friday, October 1, 2010
8:00 PM
Location: Center for Sex and Culture
(1519 Mission Street between 11th and So. VanNess, San Francisco)

Sex in Space: The Outer Space Panel
Hosted by Samuel Coniglio
8 PM

Macro-Endosymbiotic Cha-Cha
A lecture performance by Jason Brown
9 PM

Body Heat
A touching performance by Heather Kelley in cooperation with starPause/Jordan White
10:30 PM


Saturday, October 2, 2010
12:00 noon
Location: Parisoma
(1436 Howard St. at 10th, San Francisco)

Designing Spaces for Sex: Expanding the Intimate Possibilities of the Built Environment
Ella Saitta
12:00 noon MP3 (14 MB)

Sex, Spaces, Feminism
Ben Dagan
1 PM MP3 (22 MB)

Blowing Your Load: The Office Shooting Spree as Sexual Metaphor
Philip Freeman
2 PM MP3 (16 MB)

"Don't Ingest": Interspecies Romance in the Mass Effect Series
Adam Flynn
3 PM MP3 (26 MB)


The Interlinking Structure of Porn Sites - How Dreams, Desires and Dongs interconnect on the World Wide Web
Svenja Schroeder
4:30 PM

Casino, Automobile, Public Square: The Problems of Virtual Space
Mae Saslaw
5:30 PM MP3 (26 MB)

People's Pornography: Sex and Synchronization on the Chinese Internet
Katrien Jacobs
6:30 PM MP3 (21 MB)

On The Importance Of Having Sex With Monsters
Annalee Newitz
7:30 PM MP3 (17 MB)

Making Spaces for Sex: From Rituals to Parties to Playa
Hosted by Carol Queen
8:30 PM MP3 (24 MB)


Saturday, October 2, 2010
9:30 PM
Location: on street outside of Parisoma
(1436 Howard St. at 10th, San Francisco)

Six Feet Under Club
monochrom wants you to go down
If you want to have sex in a coffin, please email us.

Workshops and Unconference

Sunday, October 3, 2010
2:00 PM
Location: Noisebridge
(2169 Mission Street, San Francisco)

10 Ways We Can Fix Porn
With Christophe
2 PM

Global Orgasm Project
Maia Marinelli and E. Conrad
3 PM

DIY Somatic Architecture and Wearable Erotic Electronics
With Elle Mehrmand and Micha Cárdenas
4 PM

Queer Technologies and Spaces of Acceleration
With Zach Blas
5 PM

Body Heat: Background and Future
Demonstration and discussion of a new sex tech inferface
With Heather Kelley
6 PM

Between Fashion and Fetish: A close-up on the creation and perception of kinky clothing
Robert Glashüttner
7 PM


Sunday, October 3, 2010
8:30 PM
Location: Mission Comics and Art
(3520 20th St. Suite B, San Francisco)

Lightning talks about technosexual art and comic culture... plus "Honey Pie", video feature by ZDCD.
If you want to do a 5-minute presentation of your favorite sex/tech/scifi artwork, please email us.