Board of Directors, Opportunities with NMC

New Media Caucus 2019 Elections

The New Media Caucus is accepting nominations for election to the Board of Directors, and nominations for two Officer positions: Secretary and Chair of the Communications Committee (CommComm). The deadline for nominations is midnight EST Monday, November 18th, 2019. BOARD MEMBERS (six positions) New Board Members will be joining an international team of dynamic practitioners and scholars who make up the board. The Board is engaged with the daily operation of the organization as well as collaborative committee initiatives for Communications, the Media-N journal, and Exhibitions and Events. Board Members duties include attending Board Meetings, participating on committees, and offering…

Academic Position

Studio Art, Video Artist, Tenure-Track – Colgate University

The Department of Art and Art History welcomes applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Video Art at the assistant professor level beginning fall term 2020. Artistic practice and teaching specialties may include experimental film/video, animation, documentary, and other time-based and/or hybrid media rooted in the moving image, such as performance, installation, and augmented reality. Applicants should be prepared to teach beginning and advanced courses in video art as a studio practice, including an introductory studio course spanning theory and practice across artistic media, advanced projects in studio art and capstone senior projects. The Assistant Professor in Video Art will…

Call for Entries

[PMF~ 2020] Call for Works – Indiana University South Bend

Now in its fourth year, the Performing Media Festival [PMF~ 2020] will be held February 20-21st in South Bend, Indiana on the campus of IU South Bend. We are seeking performative audio-visual works to present at this year’s festival. If you are interested in submitting a work for consideration, please fill out the form below. Questions can be sent to musctech@iusb.edu. Deadline for submission is November 15th 2019 (11:59 PM EST). Acceptances will be sent via email by December 1st 2019 (11:59 PM EST). There are three categories: 1) Live Multimedia Ensemble Works: For performance by the Audio-Visual Collective (AVC)…

Announcement, Events and Exhibitions

NEoN Re@ct Social Change Art Technology Symposium – NEoN Digital Arts Festival

This year, the NEoN Digital Arts Festival (November 4-10, 2019) is very pleased to organize an expanded 3-day symposium entitled, Re@ct: Social Change Art Technology. NEoN Re@ct will involve 30 international speakers over three days addressing a diversity of issues and practices engaging activist digital art. Many artists involved in digital arts have historically been prompted to react and respond to local, national, global, social and political crises (i.e. around issues of environmentalism, gender equality, exploitation, colonialism, militarism, emancipation). Re@ct will be a platform to critically examine the relevance and impact of past and present practices, theories and strategies –…

Call for Entries, Call For Papers

Call for Panelists: Dematerialization of the Art Experience New Media Caucus Roundtable at CAA, 2020

Call for Panelists: Dematerialization of the Art Experience New Media Caucus Roundtable at CAA, 2020 Abstract At CAA, 2014 Rachel Clarke and Tom Burtonwood convened a New Media Caucus satellite event on 3D printing at Columbia College, Chicago. Since then many of the artists and educators who participated in the roundtable have developed practices in Virtual Reality / Extended Reality experiences. This represents a distinct shift from a materialization of the digital object back to the liminality of virtual space. Using the roundtable format once again, Clarke and Burtonwood are interested in exploring the physical-virtual shift that has occurred, and…

Hub, Member News

Tony Lugo

  Tony Lugo is an artist working with algorithms as a means to explore form/bias/agency through decomposition, analysis, and re-synthesis. He currently lives and works in Baltimore, MD.   “I am interested in investigating the intersections of virtual and physical reality, of work or life as put into place by systematic designations, often those that can be categorized as artificial intelligence, but also (quite importantly) what can be seen as the marginalization of people through a societal framework. Increasingly, these systems blur together and my work aims to disintegrate their implications, results, and effects for aesthetic products.”   Note: A…

Academic Position

Assistant Professor in the Arts – Hamilton College

The Arts Departments (Art, Dance and Movement Studies, Music, and Theatre) at Hamilton College invite applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2020. We seek a practicing artist with expertise in interactive media, and/or integrated media, and/or performance and technology to teach courses that would mostly be cross-listed in two or more Arts departments and would contribute to the Digital Arts interdisciplinary program. In particular, we are seeking candidates whose work is inherently interdisciplinary and who can help foster collaboration among Arts faculty through digital artistic practice and pedagogy, contribute to interdisciplinary study…

Academic Position

Assistant Professor in Data-Driven Arts Practice – The Department of Digital Arts and Experimental Media (DXARTS) at the University of Washington

Application link: apply.interfolio.com/68588 Priority application deadline: November 15, 2019 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled). Position Description The Department of Digital Arts and Experimental Media (DXARTS) at the University of Washington seeks to hire a full-time (100%, 9-month), tenure-track faculty in Data- Driven Arts Practice to begin in September 2020. Appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor. POSITION DETAILS The successful candidate will: engage in teaching, research, and service; teach studio-based classes at both undergraduate and graduate levels. These typically comprise a core sequence of courses that are taught on an annual basis, as…

Call For Papers

Call for papers for special issue on Forking Paths in New Media Art Practices: Investigating Remix for Media-N Journal

We invite paper proposals for a peer reviewed special themed issue for Media-N Journal titled “Forking Paths in New Media Art Practices: Investigating Remix.” Inspired by Jorge Luis Borges’s short story “The Garden of Forking Paths,” this issue aims to include essays that function as samples of the sprawling role remix continues to have on cultural production beyond the arts. Contributions to this issue will focus on in-depth evaluations of remix in the digital arts as part of the wider interdisciplinary spectrum among the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Remix studies is a field of research that, with the implementation…

Call for Entries, Events and Exhibitions, Film Festival

Now Accepting Proposals: Off the Screen! – 58th Ann Arbor Film Festival

The 58th Ann Arbor Film Festival is requesting proposals for the Off the Screen! intermedia series, to be held March 24–29, 2020. Artists, please send your ideas for new media installations, performances, and salon sessions. Intermedia, live cinema, and augmented and virtual reality projects and other presentations with a moving-image component are particularly appropriate. Proposals are due October 1. For more details, please visit the AAFF blog post at bit.ly/AAFF58RFP https://www.aafilmfest.org/single-post/2019/09/01/Now-Accepting-Proposals-Off-the-Screen