PROGRAM

International Scientific conference 

“VISUALITY 2017: TOURISM VS URBAN HERITAGE IN A CREATIVE CITY”

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

CITAD Research Center, from Lusiada University, Lisbon, Portugal

ECREA TWG Media & the City

THURSDAY, 20 April 2017

 

9:00–9:45 Registration

 

Plenary session 1

Chairman: Luis Pinto

 

  9:45 – 10:00    Conference Opening

10:00 – 10:20    Nico Carpentier (Sweden) Bringing the political back into the equation Heritage, tourism and the memorialization of the Cyprus Problem

10:20 – 10:40    Sofia Avgerinou-Kolonias (Greece) Cultural & Creative Tourism: A new productive parameter for the revival of the historical city centers

10:40 – 11:00    Tomas Kačerauskas (Lithuania) Policy of urban public spaces: The case of Vilnius Green Bridge sculptures

11:00 – 11:20    Gábor Kovács (Hungary) Parasite or an engine – the pictures of city in modern cultural criticism

11:20 – 11:40    Discussions

 

11:40 – 12:00    Coffee break

 

Plenary session 2

Chairman: Tomas Kačerauskas

 

12:00 – 12:20    Luis Pinto (Portugal) Shapes and mood vs architecture

12:20 – 12:40    Franz Fischnaller (Italy) Reshaping the virtual skin of emotional, creative imagined cities

12:40 – 13:00    Alberto Reaes Pinto (Portugal) Urban Rehabilitation – Tourism and Heritage

13:00 – 13:20    Béla Mester (Hungary) The national culture must come from the cities, as the Law comes from Zion (1841)

13:20 – 13:40    Algis Mickūnas (USA) Poli-centric consciousness and communication (distant keynote speaker)

13:40 – 13:55    Discussions

 

13:55 – 14:50    Lunch 

 

Smart City & Urban settings

Chairman: Rytė Žiūrienė

 

14:50 – 15:05    Alexandra Saraiva, Raquel Pires (Portugal) The dialogue between heritage and tourism in the sustainable of smart cities (Distant)

15:05 – 15:20    Ilya Inishev (Russia) Embedded creativity: multisensorial experiences in contemporary urban settings

15:20 – 15:35    Akvilė Gelažiūtė, Teodor Kuhn (Lithuania, Slovakia) Smart city: educational movies

15:35 – 15:50    Discussions

 

Creative City theory and practices

Chairman: Andrius Jonas Kulikauskas  

 

15:50 – 16:05    Ina Nalivaika (Belarus) Сhronotope of Creative City

16:05 – 16:20    Mukesh Kumar, Sharwan Kumar, Rajinder Singh (India) A survey of Jaipur metropolis strategies as a creative city of India

16:20 – 16:35    Liudmila Starostova, Larisa Piskunova, Igor Yankov (Russia) The architecture of constructivism: the formation of aesthetic codes and narratives

16:35 – 16:50    Ingrida Mažonavičiūtė, Romualdas Baušys, Rokas Semėnas (Lithuania) Creative way for urban projects assessment by gamified survey

16:50 – 17:05   Discussions

 

Creativity & tourism

Chairman: Ina Nalivaika

 

17:05 – 17:20    Luis Pinto, Antonio Polainas, Artur Modlinski (Portugal, Poland) Respect the sacred places in the mass tourism context - an audiovisual perspective

17:20 – 17:35    Olga Mastianica, Rytė Žiūrienė, Jekaterina Lavrinec (Lithuania) Historical research meets creative tourism: escape rooms

17:35 – 17:50    Elena Sakalauskaitė (Lithuania) Visual communication in VR projects - tourism in another dimension

17:50 – 18:05    Jasz Borbala (Hungary) Mental map of the city

18:05 – 18:20    Discussions

 

18:20                Reception

 

 

FRIDAY, 21 April 2017

 

08:30 – 09:00  Registration

 

Smart tourism. Consuming and preserving urban heritage and culture in an age of ubiquitous mediation

Panel organized by the ECREA TWG Media & the City

Chairman: Seija Ridell

 

  9:00 –   9:15    Elena Trubina (Russia) Scales of place-promotion and remembrance tourism: capitalizing on the past

  9:15 –   9:30    Zlatan Krajina (Croatia) Placing the urban: the use of urban imagery in Balkanist representations of Croatia in international guidebooks

  9:30 –   9:45    Tetyana Lokot (Ireland) Urban murals as protest tourism attractions: mediated public art in post-Euromaidan Kyiv

  9:45 – 10:00    Valentina Turrini, Simone Tosoni (Italy) Alone in the city: the solo female travel mediated experience

10:00 – 10:20    Farouk Y. Seif (USA) Creative cities in a transmodern world: persevering through the paradox of heritage and tourism” (distant keynote speaker)

10:20 – 10:40    Discussions

 

Urban Heritage

Chairman: Elena Sakalauskaitė

 

10:40 – 10:55    Luca Baraldi (Colombia) Emotional landscapes: the role of intangible heritage for cultural uniqueness

10:55 – 11:10    Aggeliki Demertzi, Sofia Avgerinou Kolonias (Greece) The revitalizing role of traditional creative professions in the historic center of Athens within the framework of economic crisis and urban deterioration

11:10 – 11:25    Tomas Mitkus, Raimonda Steiblytė (Lithuania) Vilnius heritage: creativity and work culture of Soviet film industry 1975-1990

11:25 – 11:35    Discussions

 

Virtual city & urban innovations

Chairman: Ilia Inishev

 

11:35 – 11:50    Cláudia Beato, Perla Almeida, Rafał Gładych (Portugal, Poland) Senses city: tourism and culture and innovation

11:50 – 12:05    Daiva Makutėnienė (Lithuania) The analysis and 3D modelling of artefacts of Vilnius Cathedral

12:05 – 12:20    Žilvinas Gytis Lilas, Rytė Žiūrienė, Martyna Klovaitė (Lithuania) Virtual Vilnius: creative solutions using 3D scanning

12:20 - 12:35    Discussions

 

12:35 – 12:50    Coffee break

 

Ethical issues of urban studies 

Chairman: Daiva Makutėnienė 

 

12:50 – 13:05    Basia Nikiforova (Lithuania) Representations of the refugee: imaging the unimaginable

13:05 – 13:20    Andrius Jonas Kulikauskas (Lithuania) Moral imagination: what do we wish to see? Soviet sports palace vs. European convention center vs historic Jewish cemetery

13:20 – 13:35    Ilze Grinfelde, Linda Vaeliverronen (Latvia) Conducting an orchestra of emotions in the darkness

13:35 – 13:50    Discussions

 

13:50                Conference Closing (4.19 Hall)

14:10                Tour to Trakai Castle (Guide: Stanislavas Dadelo)