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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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Interactive Media Faculty Position: Creative Technologist, NYU Abu Dhabi

NYU Abu Dhabi is currently inviting applications for an open rank, full time, non-tenure track multi-year faculty position in the Interactive Media program to begin 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 for communication and expression as well…

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Two year Visiting Assistant Professor of Art/ New Media, Kenyon College

Kenyon College announces a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor position for an Artist for whom New Media serves as a major component of his/her artistic focus. Applicants should have demonstrated expertise in digital image manipulation, video and interactive installation practices, and knowledge of physical computing or creative coding processes. Expertise in other areas of emerging media are valued but not required. As a liberal arts college, interdisciplinary work is a natural aspect of our liberal arts focus. Proficiency in Adobe Suite and other software needed for teaching is expected. We invite visionary applicants who will bring ingenuity, effort, diverse perspectives and…

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Clinical Assistant Professor of Multimedia Arts (Studio Arts Program), Loyola Marymount University

The Studio Arts Program at Loyola Marymount University invites applications for a Full-time (One-year renewable appointment) in the area of Multimedia Arts beginning in fall 2019. The ideal candidate is an outstanding interactive technology and digital media practitioner, scholar and educator who demonstrates the ability to engage a diverse community of learners at the highest levels of artistic endeavor and critical thinking from foundation to senior level courses. The qualified candidate should be proficient in 2D and 3D art/design practices, including time-based form, interactive arts or UX design. The successful candidate should be able to teach undergraduate courses in digital…

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Colgate – Department of Art and Art History – Video Visiting Assistant Professor

Studio Art, Video Artist. The department of Art and Art History at Colgate University welcomes applications for a one year visiting assistant professorship in Video Art, beginning fall semester 2019, five course load. Teaching expertise and artistic practice may include experimental film, animation, documentary, installation, and other time-based media practices. The successful candidate will teach courses in Video Art as a studio practice, as well as an Introduction to Studio Art course that spans theory and practice across artistic media. There will also be opportunities to advise students engaged in senior thesis projects in studio art, and to contribute to…

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Call for Papers: Video Game Art Reader is Accepting Submissions on Overclocking

Video Game Art Reader (VGAR) is accepting submissions through March 29th on the topic of Overclocking! This issue proposes overclocking as 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. In the same way that a computer user might overclock the processor of their machine to achieve results beyond its intended use, how can video game art studies overclock its received historical boundaries and intervene on current video game practices that are accelerating past their limits? Might overclocking practices also…