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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

Announcement, Show Announcement

IEEE VIS Art Exhibition VISAP’15

Data Improvisations VISAP’15, the IEEE VIS Arts Program Exhibition Exhibition – October 19 – 30 Opening – October 27, 7-9 pm LeRoy Neiman Center, School of the Art Institute of Chicago 37 S Wabash Ave. Chicago, Illinois http://visap.uic.edu/2015/ Please join us for the Art Exhibition Opening on October 27th 7-9pm at the LeRoy Neiman Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 37 S. Wabash St. The Exhibition is free and open to the public. Data Improvisations showcases projects at the intersection of new media arts and data visualization. Twelve featured artists explore new ways of perceiving and interacting with…

Academic Position, Announcement, Position

Tenure track position in Creative Coding at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

School of Design Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Media Design, Creative Coding Victoria University’s School of Design is a leader in the field of design education in New Zealand, with a strong commitment to digital technologies that reflect and support the growth of a vibrant and internationally recognized digital creative sector in Wellington. Join us in training the next generation of media designers and work with our world-class industry partners, such as Weta Digital, PikPok, RESN, and others. The Senior Lecturer role in Media Design focuses on delivering high quality teaching, research, and service in…

Academic Position, Announcement, Position

Instructor, Assistant, Associate Professor, Animation Design / Multimedia, College of Arts and Creative Enterprises, Zayed University ,Abu Dhabi Campus

The College of Arts and Creative Enterprises (CACE) at Zayed University CACE offers students a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in in the following specializations: Animation, Graphic Design, Interior Design, and Visual Art. Additionally, we offer a minor in Curatorial Studies. CACE aims to prepare students to become creative leaders in the arts and related industries. Our mission is to provide student artists and designers with an opportunity to explore and develop their own creative ideas while contributing to national initiatives in the culture of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The College works closely with faculty in other university disciplines…