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BOT_ISH – Ely Center of Centemporary Art

BOT_ISH is an unjuried exhibition about touch and tech. From “Siri” in our pockets and “Alexa” in our homes awaiting questions and interaction, to the ethics of coding and the systems of self-driving cars, we ask: how are robots working both in tandem with and in spite of the human body? This exhibition calls all culture producers and all genders—artists, writers, thinkers, makers-to participate with work that addresses issues of consent, gender, equity, health, spirituality and identity. www.elycenter.org About: The Ely Center of Contemporary Art’s mission is to reaffirm Grace Ely’s testamentary wishes for an art center where artists, arts…

Academic Position

Visiting Artist in Residence, Animation and Concept Art – University of North Carolina Greensboro

School of Art – College of Visual and Performing Arts The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Visiting Artist in Residence, Animation and Concept Art, 3-year non-tenure-track position, 9-month appointment The School of Art looks to create a competitive program focusing on Animation and Concept Art at the undergraduate level that is artistically rigorous and prepares students for professional success. The successful candidate will 1) contribute significantly to curricular development in collaboration with School of Art colleagues, 2) mentor and recruit students to the program, and 3) teach in animation and/or related areas such as story and concept art. An…

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Member Spotlight: Dustin Dennis

Dustin Dennis is an interdisciplinary artist and designer whose practice and research currently includes 3D computer modeling, animation and rendering. He has exhibited sculptures, digital prints, photographs and video installation across the U.S. at such locations as Tiger Strikes Astroid and Exit Art in New York City, the Clough-Hanson Gallery at Rhodes College and the Art and Design Gallery at the University of Kansas. Dennis owns and operates a 3D printed jewelry design business, Polygonal Encyclopedia. His jewelry designs have been featured on such websites as the Wirecutter, the Nerdist, and Shapeways. Dennis received his BFA in New Media from…

Call for Entries, Call For Papers

Call For Submissions: Media, Materiality and Emergency – MAST: Journal of Media Art, Study, and Theory

CFP MAST Issue 2: Media, Materiality and Emergency Deadline: 30th June 2020 In what ways do questions of materiality matter in a time of crisis? What does it mean to explore the matter of things at a time when we are threatened with the annihilation of that matter, its disappearance, or its disintegration? The second issue of MAST journal seeks to answer and further explore these questions through essays from arts practitioners and theorists. Questions of materiality have been central to both media arts practice and media and communication theory. In most accounts, media is situated as the ‘inbetween’ of…

Academic Position

Fulltime New Media Teacher – Thaden School

Thaden School offers an integrative educational program that provides students with a broad foundation in the sciences and humanities, enabling them to move across disciplines and explore their dynamic connections, inside and outside of the classroom. In addition to our core curriculum, we offer three signature programs — Wheels, Reels, and Meals — that allow students to combine multiple fields of study and engage with our community in ways that foster a sense of civic and global responsibility. Thaden School’s Reels program carries students deep into the region’s extraordinary resources for the study and creation of film, photography, and other…

CAA, Conference, Events and Exhibitions

NMC at CAA 2020

NMC at the 2020 College Art Association Annual Conference  Chicago, February 12th – 15th NMC Affiliated Panels The Legacy of Jack Burnham on Video Game Art and Emerging New Media Thursday_ 2/13/2020, 2:00 – 3:30 pm Hilton Chicago, 8th floor Corinna Kirsch, Peter McDonald, Francesca Franco, Tiffany Funk, Charles S. Evans Practical Applications and Surrounding Conversations on Diversity and Inclusion Thursday_ 2/13/2020, 4pm – 5:30 pm Hilton Hotel, Lower Level, Salon C-2  Applying a modified SWOT Analysis, this workshop creates space to share experiences and strategies to overcome exclusionary practices. Facilitators guide participants through a group writing activity. Sharing is a means…

Academic Position

TT Assistant Professor position in Game Arts/3D Modeling – University of Connecticut

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15790 The Digital Media & Design Department (DMD) in the School of Fine Arts at the University of Connecticut (UConn), Storrs invites applications for a full-time position in Game Art/3D Modeling at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Assistant Professor in-Residence (non-tenure track). The anticipated start date is August 23, 2020. Recognizing a great demand and building on the department’s existing expertise, we seek an experienced game artist. The faculty hired will have a role in expanding curriculum and initiatives including a planned cross-disciplinary Industrial Design minor. This minor will be an initiative of the new endowed Krenicki Arts…

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TT Assistant Professor position in Digital Film/Video – University of Connecticut

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15789 The University of Connecticut (UConn) is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Digital Media & Design (DMD) in the School of Fine Arts specializing in Digital Film/Video Production at the rank of Assistant Professor. Our ideal candidate has significant professional experience in media production, with a preferred focus in documentary form and an interest in emerging, time-based storytelling practice, including mobile and social media, immersive and emergent technologies, installation art, and/or distribution platforms. Additional experience in sound design, color grading, distribution, and/or client-based video production are a plus. The department values non-fiction…

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Call For Papers: Video Game Art Reader – Issue 4 – Deadline 3/20/20

Video Game Art Reader Issue 4 Call for Papers Video Game Art Reader is accepting submissions through March 20th! Issue 4 Theme: OVERCLOCKING In computing, overclocking refers to the common practice of increasing the clock rate of a computer to exceed that certified by the manufacturer. While the concept is seductive—buy the slower, lower-cost central processing unit (CPU), accelerate the clock speed, and presto! you have a cheap, high-end processor—overclocking may destroy your CPU, motherboard, and system memory, or irreparably corrupt your hard drive (voiding your warranty being the least of your problems). This issue of the Video Game Art…

Academic Position

The James DePreist Visiting Professorship / Assistant Professor of Practice – Portland State University

Portland State University College of the Arts and the School of Art + Design invite applications for the James DePreist Visiting Professorship. One of the first African-American conductors  in the world stage, James DePreist helmed orchestras from Amsterdam to Tokyo and is credited with building the Oregon Symphony into one worthy of international acclaim. A National Medal of Arts winner, poet and educator, Mr. DePreist demonstrated a lifelong commitment to the power of arts education and the importance of equal access. This Professorship seeks to perpetuate his exemplary spirit by supporting inclusive experiences and diverse, non-western perspectives in art and design education. The teaching focus of each new Professorship is determined…