Arse Elektronika San Francisco 2012

4 PLAY: Schedule



Thursday, September 27, 2012 / 7:00 PM
Location: SF Armory (1800 Mission St., between 15th St. & 14th St., San Francisco)

90-minute tour through all five floors including adult film sets (the SF Armory is currently home to Kink's adult film studios.

An unobjectionable award for sex machines, orgasmotrons and teledildonics

Thursday, September 27, 2012 / doors open 7:30, show starts at 8:30 PM
Location: Armory Club (1799 Mission Street, San Francisco)

A gala hosted by monochrom's Johannes Grenzfurthner

Featuring many guests stars! Doctor X. Treme! David Fine (The Arse ARG)! Anna Anthropy! Kristen Stubbs!
Our gala will be a dignified occasion -- and so we invite you to dress up properly. Surprise us with Computer Game Sex Heroes and Sex Heroines... and maybe win a "Golden Kleene" yourself!


Friday, September 28, 2012
Doors open at 6:00 PM
Event starts at 7:00 PM
Location: Center for Sex and Culture
(1349 Mission btw 9th and 10th, San Franciso)

Amorous Bodies in Play: Sexuality in Nordic Live Action Role-Playing Games
Keynote by Jaakko Stenros
7 PM

Discussion, gameplay session and short break

Performance by Dani Ploeger
9:30 PM


Saturday, September 29, 2012
Doors open at 11 AM
Event starts at 12 noon
Location: Center for Sex and Culture
(1349 Mission btw 9th and 10th, San Franciso)

Fucking polygons, fucking pixels: On procedural representations of sex
Paolo Pedercini
12 noon MP3

The Digital Paramour: Sexual Scripts in Video Games
Mattie Brice
1 PM MP3

The Ultimate Game: the Search for Erotic Joy / Sex Games with Destiny: The DIY Search for Erotic Joyful Immortality
Dan Massey & Alison Gardner
2 PM MP3

Short break

Games: A Perspective
Eleanor Saitta
3 PM MP3

Wanking: An ontological exploration of masturbation, technology, and subjecthood
Gopinaath Kannabiran
4 PM MP3

The Game 2.0: A hands-on experiment using games as sexual selection criteria
Ned and Maggie Mayhem
4:45 PM MP3

Short break (and ordering of food for dinner break)

Sex Invaders: Eroticised Digital Tug O' War Game Controller
Adam van Sertima
6:15 PM MP3

Flush: Beyond Strip Poker and Games as Foreplay
Kitty Stryker
7 PM MP3

"High-Art", Lust and Consumer Technologies: Two attempts to address the fact that I want to be critical, but actually love the banal
Dani Ploeger
8 PM MP3

Long dinner break (the food we ordered should already be here!)


Saturday, September 29, 2012
Starts at 9:15 PM
At Center for Sex and Culture (1349 Mission btw 9th and 10th, San Franciso)

Artist's Lecture: 'Obsessive Technologies'
Performance: 'Fifty Shades of Black Ops'
Joseph DeLappe
9:15 PM

Hurt Doctor
Performance by Laura, Lenny and Jack
(Warning: Performance is interactive with the audience and there will be content dealing with the violence of the medical industrial complex as well as visible blood.)
10:30 PM

Workshops and (Un)conference

Sunday, September 30, 2011
Doors open at 11 AM
Talks and workshops start 12 noon
Location: Noisebridge
(2169 Mission Street, San Francisco)

Multi-Profile, Platform Based Socio-Sexual Performance Constituted thru Polyamorous Relationships
Adam and Rosalynn Rothstein
12 noon

Polyamory: The Board Game
David Fine
12:45 PM

Reweaving The Human State Into A Game Ecology
Khannea Suntzu
1:30 PM

Short break

Bikini Beach Zombie Massacre
Lindsay Grace
2:30 PM

The Hammer: A Test-Your-Strength Game
Kristen Stubbs
3:00 PM

Information Bandwidth and Latency Bounds for Data Flow in Teletactile Sensor and Actuator Networks
Tad Rollow and Kurt Bollacker
3:45 PM

Short break

Elephant in the Relationship
Michael Annetta and Joshua McVeigh-Schultz
4:45 PM

Physics of Vibrators and Sex Machines
Doctor X. Treme
5:30 PM

Sex Toy Interface Brainstorm
Heather Kelley
6:15 PM

Mirror Emotions & Sex Games / Awkward Sex Game Demo
Pietro Righi Riva
7:15 PM

Closing Remarks
Johannes Grenzfurthner
8 PM