Activity, Announcement, CAA, Conference

Art/Sci/Tech with Leonardo at CAA 2017

On Saturday February 18th, 2017 at the College Arts Conference in New York City, Leonardo/ISAST is hosting 4 events. We have included this information in our conference listing, but the Leonardo schedule is also below: 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. The Centenary of D’arcy Wentworth Thompson’s On Growth and Form, Part I: Art, Architecture, and Design in the Postgenomic Present 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The Centenary of D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson’s On Growth and Form, Part II: Performance Art, Interactive Media, and Bioart 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Leonardo Education and Art Forum Meeting 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Leonardo LASER…

Announcement

Applications Open for the University of Maine Intermedia MFA & PHD programs

We have exciting news for potential Intermedia MFA Program graduate students. The Regional Graduate Scholarship builds upon UMaine’s commitment to affordability and creates a pathway for academically-talented students to access graduate education. With the Regional Graduate Scholarship, new students from VT, RI, NJ, MA, CT, NH, and PA accepted into the MFA Program are automatically given an out-of-state tuition reduction from $1,361/credit hour to $650/ credit hour. That means a saving of over $42,000 for the full degree program! This program, coupled with additional available grants, scholarships, teaching and research assistantships, makes attending the University of Maine one of the…

Academic Position, Announcement, Position

Kraus Distinguished Professorship at Carnegie Mellon University

The School of Art at Carnegie Mellon University announces the Kraus Distinguished Professorship, a one-year position within the School. We are seeking an established artist with a record of international exhibition and presentation in the practice of animation. Artists whose work explores experimental or aesthetic approaches to animation or who are working with animation in unconventional formats, hybrid media, and other alternative forms are encouraged to apply. Special attention will be given to candidates whose practice includes scholarship in the history of animation and/or the moving image, and who bring both critical and technical knowledge into their work. The Kraus…

Activity, Announcement, siggraph

ART NEWS FROM SIGGRAPH 2016

HIGHLY INTERACTIVE ART GALLERY PRESENTATION – ‘DATA MATERIALITIES’ TO BE SPECIAL FEATURE AT SIGGRAPH 2016 IN ANAHEIM CHICAGO, June 16, 2016—Highly interactive art exhibits from around the world will be a special feature during SIGGRAPH 2016, the world’s leading annual interdisciplinary educational experience showcasing the latest in computer graphics and interactive techniques. With the tagline “Render the Possibilities,” SIGGRAPH 2016 will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center, 24–28 July 2016. This year’s Art Gallery, assembled under the banner “Data Materialities,” represents a unique collection of 10 highly interactive installations created from 2003–2016. SIGGRAPH 2016 Art Gallery Chair Jonah Brucker-Cohen said, “We have…

Activity, Announcement

Upcoming Events: IMRC at University of Maine

Located on the University of Maine Campus the Innovative Media, Research and Commercialization Center (IMRC Center), at Stewart Commons, is a 15,000+ square foot facility provides comfortable, state of the art prototyping facilities, audio and video production spaces, a resource library, performance and installation spaces, classrooms, and offices. IMRC is outfitted with a variety of tools and equipment, including a full shop, 3D printers and 3D scanner, computer controlled machine tools, a cutting and engraving laser, plastic vacuum former, large format printers, a range of design and production software, electronics workbenches, video and still cameras, audio recording and mixing equipment, and…

Announcement, Call for Entries

Games++

games++ is a free 12-hour game development event where participants build games from scratch over 10 hours, then put down their mice and pencils so the public can play their creations. Individuals and teams of all ages and experience are welcome – last year we had over 120 participants and hope you will join us! Designed as a collaborative, communal making experience, games++ incrementally adds to the pool of amazing, experimental, unique, one-off games in the world. http://gamesplusplus.org/  

Activity, Announcement, Conference, Symposium

Symposium: Pioneers on the Prairie: Celebrating Women in New Media Arts

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago will hold a day-long, free public symposium in Chicago that will examine how women artists use new media to merge art forms, address feminist issues, and critique technology. We would be very grateful if you could forward this information to your members or anyone you feel may be interested. Pioneers on the Prairie: Celebrating Women in New Media Arts looks at the achievements and strategies of women working in new media in the Midwest from the 1980s onward and will bring together more than a dozen artists from the field to share their stories…

Announcement, Hub

FEBRUARY 2016 ARRAYLIST THEME: Performance [experimental, durational, networked] –> NEW MEDIA PEDAGOGY OF THE [ ]

We are happy to announce the upcoming ArrayList discussion theme: Performance [experimental, durational, networked] starts February 1, 2016 ArrayList series details here: http://arrayproject.com/content/discussion Subscribe here: https://lists.riseup.net/www/info/arraylist The purpose of the ArrayList year-long series is to connect new media artists, designers, educators, theorists, producers, activists, and organizers while facilitating critical discussion about foundation level new media pedagogy and context (both inside and outside traditional academic structures). For those new to the listserv format, a listserv is an archived asynchronous thread of email conversation. Subscribe to the listserv so that you can read [fly-on-the-wall is a-ok AKA lurking] and/or respond to the…

Announcement, Hub

Looking forward::: DECEMBER 2015 ARRAYLIST THEME: GAMES! –> NEW MEDIA PEDAGOGY OF THE [ ]

ARRAY [ ] // www.arrayproject.com We are happy to announce the upcoming ArrayList discussion theme: New Media Foundations: Games! –> starts December 1, 2015 DECEMBER 2015 GUEST THREAD LEADERS:::: Theresa Devine (New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University; Phoenix) Theresa Devine is an Assistant Professor in the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University. Theresa received her BFA in Painting and Printmaking at Texas A & M University – Corpus Christi in 1991 and her MFA in Painting at University of Houston in 1994. In her personal artwork she explores the intersection…

Announcement, Journal, Media-N

RESEARCH-CREATION: EXPLORATIONS Media-N, Journal of the NMC- FALL 2015: V.11 N.03

Media-N, Journal of the New Media Caucus is pleased to announce the launch of our fall 2015 online and print edition. Pat Badani
, Editor-in-Chief, Media-N, Journal of the New Media Caucus RESEARCH-CREATION: EXPLORATIONS Media-N’s enticing fall edition took shape over a period of months in partnership with Hexagram, an international community of scholars centered around two major universities in Montreal: Concordia University and Université du Québec À Montréal.  As a distinctive thematic publication, it prefaces RE-CREATE 2015 International Conference on the Histories of Media, Art, Science and Technology, a biennial conference hosted this year by Hexagram in Montreal.  The Hexagram network of scholars…