Call For Papers, Media-N

Humans Are Underrated: Art & Labor in the Amazon Economy – Media-N Call for Papers

Media-N, Journal of the New Media Caucus, invites submissions for a special themed issue on the changing status of art and labor in the digital age. The issue borrows its title from a best-selling managerial tract, Humans are Underrated: What High Achievers Know That Brilliant Machines Never Will, which instructs companies on how to prioritize and reward undervalued forms of human labor as an effective business strategy in an age of increasing automation.[1] Such “underrated” labor forms include storytelling, improvisation, spontaneity, critical and aesthetic judgment, creativity, empathy, authenticity, sincerity, attention, intimacy, care, cheer, and humor. Often referred to as “soft…

Residency

Caltech Huntington Art + Research Residency

(Featured image: Leslie Thornton (Caltech-Huntington Program in Visual Culture 2019 Artist-in-Residence), still from “Cut from Liquid to Snake”, 2018.) The Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences (“HSS”) at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens (“The Huntington”) seek applications for an artist residency, which is part of the Caltech-Huntington Program in Visual Culture. The Art + Research Residency provides the opportunity to develop a project in conversation with the Caltech and Huntington research communities and to work with Caltech students. It supports artists and other creative practitioners whose work involves research and…

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Member Spotlight: Victor F M Torres

Victor F M Torres (b. 1987) is an interdisciplinary and intermedia artist born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He currently lives in Brooklyn, NY. Torres holds an M.F.A in Intermedia and Digital Arts from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) as well as a B.A. in Socio-Cultural Anthropology, from the same university. He is now Adjunct Faculty at Maryland Institute College of Art and teaches Newer Genres in the Interdisciplinary Sculpture Department. Torres has taught Design and New Media courses in multiple institutions such as Stevenson University, George Mason University, and UMBC. Torres is the founder of Vector Voltage…

Academic Position

Lecturer Positions – Graphic Design & 3D Animation – UW Whitewater Media Arts and Game Development

Lecturer, Digital Animation – College of Arts & Communication – 15309 http://www.uww.edu/employment/academic-staff-instructional/posting?listing=1819 The Department of Art and Design and the Media Arts and Game Development Program in the College of Arts and Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater seeks a Lecturer for the department in Digital Animation. The successful applicant will be expected to teach courses in digital animation, advanced 3-D modeling and concept art related to game development. The position starts August 2019 with an anticipated one year appointment – there is a possibility for an additional year depending on availability of funds. Salary is commensurate with experience. QUALIFICATIONS:…

Academic Position

Two Visiting Professor Positions – Visual Studies at Grand Valley State University

Two Visiting Professors in Studio Art teaching Visual Studies and Foundations Position 1. Interactive Studio, Time Studio, Foundations and Design Position 2. Image Studio, Site-based projects, Foundations and Design Visual Studies is part of the Department of Visual and Media Arts / College of Liberal Arts and Sciences / Grand Valley State University, a public liberal arts university in Allendale, Michigan. Beginning August 26, 2019 For complete announcement and application instructions visit our website: http://visualstudies.art.gvsu.edu/main/vs2019.html   About: Visual Studies at GVSU is a studio emphasis area in the Department of Visual and Media Arts that uses innovative pedagogies to address…

Academic Position

Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor, Emergent Digital Practices – University of Denver

The Emergent Digital Practices program brings together art, design, media, culture and technology studies in a hands-on, collaborative environment. Technology links academic disciplines with professional fields and joins shared communities with our personal lives in many new and exciting ways. To understand and explore this landscape, we infuse the digital practices of making and writing with contemporary critical approaches to cultural technologies, media philosophy, the critique and investigation of electronic and new media arts, and studies in science fiction, trans-global politics and science. Position Summary The Emergent Digital Practices program is accepting applications for two non-tenure track, one-year Visiting Teaching…

Call for Entries, Call For Papers

CfP Deadline Extension 7th May | Radical Immersions Conference – The Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts

Radical Immersions: Navigating between virtual/physical environments and information bubbles 8 – 10 September 2019, Watermans Arts Centre London, UK ~ CfP DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 7TH MAY ~ Over the past years, immersive technologies have been hyped as consumer gadgets, entertainment media and the future of exhibition practices. The free distribution of VR headsets with smartphones and the increasing interest of museums, festivals and other cultural organisers towards ‘immersive digital content’ have quickly turned VR and AR devices and applications into widely recognized cultural artefacts. The promotion of ‘full immersion’ in the physical spaces of exhibitions and museums has led to…

Academic Position

Visiting Faculty of Interactive Media, Practitioner-Scholar – NYU Abu Dhabi

NYU Abu Dhabi is currently inviting applications for a full time, open rank, non-tenure track visiting faculty position in the Interactive Media program for the academic year 2019-2020, beginning classes in Fall 2019. The Interactive Media program is a newly established Bachelor of Arts major at NYUAD that combines art, interaction design, communications, computer science, and engineering. The program was established 6 years ago as a multidisciplinary minor, and is formally housed in the University’s Arts and Humanities Division but has broad reach across the University. The mission of the program is to foster the creative use of emerging technologies…

Academic Position

Assistant Professor: Interactive Design – Albertus Magnus College

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts is seeking a qualified candidate to develop programming in new media design, including game and interactive design. Teaching opportunities include 3D Game Design, 2D Game Design, Animation Studio, Digital Modeling and Visual Effects, VR/AR Design.  The ability to teach drawing and illustration as well as our General Education course, Evolution of Art is desirable. The successful candidate will have a deep commitment to teaching and advising a diverse student population, and a broad knowledge of contemporary design practice as well as art and design history.  A strong technical, theoretical and critical understanding of…

Academic Position

Visiting Assistant Professor – Art + Technology – University of Florida: College of the Arts

The University of Florida’s School of Art + Art History (SA+AH) seeks a full-time assistant professor in studio art with expertise in art and technology to contribute to the growth of our vibrant program. We seek a forward-looking educator with strong intellectual, communication, organizational, and leadership skills to contribute to and advance the program through teaching and service. This faculty position will teach undergraduates in Art + Technology both in foundational as well as advanced classes. Additionally, the candidate will potentially interface with graduate students in critiques and seminars. The ideal candidate will demonstrate an understanding of contemporary art issues,…