VGA Reader Call for Papers—Issue 2: SURVIVAL STRATEGY “IT’S DANGEROUS TO GO ALONE! TAKE THIS.” – Old Man, The Legend of Zelda In an era of ecological, social, and political crisis, when contemporary media inundates us daily with apocalyptic scenarios, video games can act as a valuable means of psychological escape. However, video games— as unique, participatory works of art— can also model both individual and collaborative means of survival through the experience of play. Video games offer opportunities to navigate both historical and fictional conflicts, traverse landscapes devastated by climate change or nuclear holocaust, and manage the limited…
The Intermedia MFA program is pleased to announce that it has opened applications for the 2018 / 19 academic year. Intermedia MFA program: http://intermediamfa.org The Intermedia Program accepts applications each Winter for the following Fall semester. Admission to the program is based on acceptance by the UMaine Graduate School and a faculty review of all required application materials. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 for the last two years of upper-division coursework. In addition to general admission procedures, application to the MFA in Intermedia at the University of Maine requires…
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS DUE DECEMBER 15, 2017
The 3rd annual North Texas Digital Fabrication Symposium (NTDFS) highlights the creative potential for digital fabrication tools and techniques to reconnect us to our humanity. Contrary to society’s worst fear of the dystopian impact of technology, innovative and creative uses of digital fabrication open up possibilities for reconsidering the way humans learn, make and connect through the creative arts. The NTDFS is intended to be a forum for considering the hybrid, interdisciplinary and creative futures that lead us back to the complex imperfection of our humanity.
The ninth annual NMC Showcase will be held during CAA 2018 on Thursday February 22th at 701 West Cesar E. Chavez Avenue, Suite 203, Los Angeles 90012.
The NMC showcase is a series of rapid-fire presentations by 16 NMC members (6 minute presentations). It has proven to be a great forum to get to know the work of a number of fellow members in a lively atmosphere and a great way to present your work to like-minded individuals. Several spots are reserved for graduate students currently enrolled in an MFA or PHD program.
The eighth edition of International Video Art Festival Now&After will be held at popular Moscow art cluster ARTPLAY Design Center 7 – 16 February 2018.
The theme is AUTONOMOUS REALITY
DEADLINE: December 20, 2017, 23:59 MSK (GMT+03:00)
Northeastern University Associate or Full Professor – Design Requisition Number: FTFR001048 Division/College: College of Arts, Media and Design Location: Boston Main Campus Full-time/Part-time: Full Time Responsibilities: The Department of Art + Design in the College of Arts, Media and Design invites applications and nominations for an appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. Tenure on entry is anticipated. In this position professors are expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Successful candidates may be considered for joint positions with other academic disciplines within our College and the University and will have the opportunity to build new…
The School of Visual Arts (SOVA) at Virginia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level in the Creative Technologies (CT) program effective August 2018.
SOVA is seeking a colleague who will complement current faculty within the CT program in terms of their research and teaching qualifications, with a focus on gaming and immersive environments. The successful candidate will take on opportunities that require an integrative approach to teaching and research embracing the technology-mediated intersection of the arts, design, science, and engineering.
The Department of Visual Arts seeks a candidate to lead the Graphic Design area, which includes degrees on the undergraduate and graduate levels. Qualifications include a terminal degree (MFA, MDes, or PhD) in Graphic Design, or related fields.
Experience including graduate teaching, as well as a record of client work, exhibitions, publications, and/or any other peer-reviewed accomplishments for intellectual endeavors, is highly desirable. The ideal candidate will employ new technologies, alongside traditional approaches, and have the ability to teach courses on all levels of undergraduate teaching (foundation/core, intermediate, advanced concentration, cross-disciplinary, and special topics), graduate teaching (seminars, independent studies, theory and practice), and online, as well as train and supervise graduate students and other faculty in the area.
Assistant/Associate Professor of Communication Design: Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Communication Design: Tenure-track assistant or associate professor in graphic design, beginning August 20, 2018. Responsibilities will include teaching and advising in communication design at the undergraduate level, with opportunity for graduate teaching; creative work and/or research that demonstrates an active creative/scholarly agenda of significance to the design field; and service requirements such as committee work, facility supervision, and/or program administration. Qualifications: MFA in graphic design, communication design, experience design or related area (by start date of August 20, 2018) For appointment as Associate Professor, require an established record of teaching and…