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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…

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,…

Call for Entries

Call for New Media, Film, and Video: Frame & Frequency V – VisArts

Frame & Frequency is an ongoing International Video Art Screening Series presented by VisArts that highlights artists whose new media, experimental film, and video works explore contemporary visual culture, and presents an intimate panorama of the variety and breadth of video art in artistic practice today Video, sound art (up to 8 channels), film, and new media work will be accepted: experimental, documentary, animation, narrative, non-narrative, multimedia, virtual reality, augmented reality, net art, interactive media, etc. All foreign language moving image artworks must have English subtitles. Deadline for submissions is June 7, 2019 Apply here: https://visarts.submittable.com/submit/138429/call-for-submissions-frame-frequency-v Submission specifications: Video/Sound Art:…

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Call for Papers: Radical Immersions – Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts

Radical Immersions: Navigating between virtual/physical environments and information bubbles 8 – 10 September 2019 Watermans Centre, London, UK 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 some venues relying solely on interactive projections and audience…

Announcement, CAA, Conference, Member News, Opportunities with NMC

Constanza Salazar: 2019 Judson-Morrissey Excellence in New Media Art Award Recipient

Greetings! My name is Constanza Salazar, and thanks to the Judson-Morrissey Excellence in New Media Art Award from the New Media Caucus Association (NMC), I had the pleasure of attending this year’s College of Art Association (CAA) Annual Conference held in New York City. I was able to make new connections, meet diverse scholars in my field, and most importantly, was able feel part of a community of like-minded and interdisciplinary scholars, artists, and educators among the members of the NMC. Getting the opportunity to take part in a conference such as CAA, even as an attendant, is invaluable. As…

Call for Entries, Call For Papers

Scenes and Screens 2019 – AltspaceVR

Scenes and Screens Festival: Speculative Realities Submit by May 15th, 2019 The 2019 Scenes and Screens Festival is currently accepting submissions for papers, films, performances, and installations that center around the topic: Speculative Realities. #SAS2019 is an all-in-VR arts, education, and technology event that provides contemporary artists and critical thinkers a platform to showcase their work and inspire international collaboration and meaningful discourse with a global audience. The topic, Speculative Realities, encourages artists and scholars to consider virtual realms at a philosophical level. The subtopics that have emerged from these ideas allow for a wider interpretation and discourse that challenge…

Academic Position, Position

Game Design Instructor-in-Residence, Bradley University

The Department of Interactive Media at Bradley at Bradley University seeks a dynamic individual to join our award-winning and nationally ranked game program beginning August 2019 as an Instructor-of-Residence of Game Design. Appointment requires a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree with substantial professional experience or a terminal degree (MFA, EdD, or PhD) in a related field. The successful candidate will be able to teach students game design and the game development process. Professional experience and college-level teaching experience is preferred. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Expertise in one or more of the following areas is desirable:…

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Assistant Teaching Professor – Computer Art and Animation, Syracuse University

The Computer Art and Animation program within the Department of Transmedia seeks a CG generalist to teach introductory and advanced courses in animation, particularly 3D computer animation. Successful candidate will be conversant with standard 3D animation workflows in Maya and Arnold, with Houdini, Zbrush, Substance Painter, or Unity experience and knowledge a plus. Teaching load is three course-sections per semester. Normally, two of those are sections of the same course. This is a one year appointment beginning August 19, 2019 and ending May 10, 2020. The Computer Art and Animation program is a diverse, dynamic program housed within the Department…

Call For Papers

Extended Deadline: Video Game Art Reader Accepting Submissions on Overclocking through April 8th

The Video Game Art Reader (VGAR) is extending its deadline for submissions from practitioners, researchers, and educators for Issue #3 until April 8th. The theme for this issue is Overclocking, a foundational metaphor for how games are produced and experienced today, and the temporal compressions and extensions of the many historical lineages that have shaped game art and culture. The full CFP and submission guidelines for Issue #3 can be found here: https://www.videogameartgallery.com/vga-reader Submissions should be forwarded to Editor-in-Chief Tiffany Funk at tfunk (at) vgagallery (dot) org no later than midnight on April 8th. Questions regarding submissions guidelines, formatting, citations,…