Konferenz: SHOT 2019

Exploring the Interface between Technology Art, and Design

Exploring the Interface between Technology Art, and Design

Society for the History of Technology – Annual Meeting 2019


Fabulating Histories by Way of Making:
Materiality and Community


Organizer: Yana Boeva (Technische Hochschule Nürnberg, Germany)
Chair: Einar Engström (York University)
Commentator: Amy Slaton (Drexel University)

Irene Posch (University of Art and Design Linz): Embroidering a Computer: A Process and Artefact to Rethink Histories of Technologies

Daniela Rosner (University of Washington) and Pernille Bjoern (University of Copenhagen): Fabulating Historical Data by Hand: AtariWomen and Historical Re-Telling
Kostas Latoufis (National Technical University of Athens, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens) and Aristotle Tympas (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens): Makeshift Engineering: Mastering the Art of Locally Manufactured Small Wind Turbines 
Ellen K. Foster (Purdue University, Drexel University) and Anne Goldenberg (Independent Scholar): A Feminist Fixers Manifesto: Histories of Feminist, Cyberfeminist, and Maker Culture Manifestos and Their Function in Shaping Culture and Practice


The Society for the History of Technology is dedicated to the historical study of technology and its relations with politics, economics, labor, business, the environment, public policy, science, and the arts. Founded in 1958, the society now numbers around 1500 members. An international society, SHOT meets annually in North America or Europe and also sponsors smaller conferences focused on specialized topics, often jointly with other scholarly societies and organizations.