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CFP – Autonomous Art Systems: Opportunities, Pitfalls and Implications – Media-N -2017 Fall Issue

Guest Editors Nick Bontrager, Texas Christian University Adam Fung, Texas Christian University Editor-In-Chief Kevin Hamilton Media-N, the Journal of the New Media Caucus, invites submissions for an issue about the use of Autonomous Art Systems, tethered and untethered systems of making, self-guided vehicles, and related programming in creative fields of study. Submissions could include: accounts of new artworks that address concepts of drones or autonomous surveillance as subject or form; reflections on the influence of emerging “intelligent” technologies on studio art practices; or critical/historical analysis of the aesthetics of autonomous technologies in light of their social and technical implications. Artists…

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CFP and Artwork: Taboo – Transgression – Transcendence in Art & Science 2017 at Ionian University

Corfu, Greece | May 26-28, 2017 Deadline for proposals: February 28, 2017 The Department of Audio and Visual Arts of the Ionian University organizes for the second year in a row the interdisciplinary conference “Taboo – Transgression – Transcendence in Art & Science”, including theoretical and artwork presentations. The conference continues to focus: a) on questions about the nature of the forbidden and about the aesthetics of liminality – as expressed in art that uses or is inspired by technology and science, b) in the opening of spaces for creative transformation in the merging of science and art. More info:…

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CFP Moving Forward: Where is the Journalist in Social Media?

Centre for Ecological, Social, and Informatics Cognitive Research (ESI.CORE) Inaugural International Conference Moving Forward: Where is the Journalist in Social Media? SpringHill Suites Downtown Denver Metropolitan State University of Denver Denver, Colorado USA June 23-24, 2017 Call for Papers: In the current political climate, the constructions of celebrity leaders and popular forms of mediated truths, especially with the recent “fake” internet news, have raised questions about journalism. Tabloid and other forms of popular journalism use narrative devices of gossip, rumor and scandals while many news media have abandoned facts and intelligent analysis in favor of spectacular outrage and incivility, both…

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Extended CFP “Video Game Art Reader” Inaugural Issue, Deadline: January 23, 2017

Video Game Art Reader Call for Papers Extension, Issue #1: To accommodate the demands of the holiday season, the Video Game Art Reader (VGAR) has extended its deadline for paper submissions for its inaugural issue in the summer of 2017 to allow interested authors time to proof and polish their submissions. All paper submissions are now due by 11:50pm on January 23rd, 2017. Late submissions will be accepted purely at the discretion of the Editor in Chief, Dr. Tiffany Funk. Context: The VGAR seeks a variety of art historical analyses and works of art criticism pertaining to all levels of…

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Call For Essays – Cinematic Fixations

The Cinematic Fixations website is seeking short 500 word essays about the images in the database. The essays will be featured on the website, and eventually collected in a book. Topics for discussion can be the use of a signature color palette by a filmmaker (for example, Wes Anderson’s fondness for earthy browns and his use of blue tinting to indicate climax), or color as indicator of location (think The Wizard of Oz’s Emerald City and yellow brick road), or the shift from light to dark (as in the horror classics, Halloween and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre). The essays can…

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Call for papers: Digital Fabrication @ FATE 2017

FATE (Foundations in Art: Theory and Education) 16th Biennial Conference Hosted by the KCAI (Kansas City Art Institute) Foundations Department April 6-8, 2017 FATE is a national association dedicated to the promotion of excellence in the development and teaching of college-level foundation courses. A full list of sessions for the 2017 conference can be found at http://www.foundations-art.org. With the conference theme “To the Core and Beyond” in mind, session chairs Tom Burtonwood (The School of the Art Institute of Chicago) and Taylor Hokanson (Columbia College Chicago) seek abstracts from educators who promote digital fabrication in foundations level courses and beyond.…

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – Public Journal of Imaging America

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Special Issue: Digital Engagements – When the Virtual Gets Real Now accepting one-page proposals at iapublic@syr.edu. Full submissions accepted August 1, 2016 – February 1, 2017 via the OJS submission portal. For this special issue of PUBLIC, we invite artists, activists, designers, and scholars to explore the potential of digital technologies and practices to inspire creative, interactive, collaborative work for public engagement and the pursuit of social justice. The issue asks how engagement–the affective and embodied knowledges people gain in their everyday lives–can animate our virtual lives. Technologically enhanced projects–digital archives and scholarship, social practice art, site specific installations,…

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CALL FOR PAPERS/PRESENTATIONS – NMC at CAA

College Art Association in NYC Feb 15-18, 2017 Deadline: June 10, 2016 New Media Caucus at CAA Other Media: Decolonizing practices and cyborg ontologies CALL FOR PAPERS/PRESENTATIONS “Rather than going for the new object of study, the new product to consume, one should work on new ways of seeing, of being, or of living in the world.” – Trihn T. Minh-Ha from D-Passage: The Digital Way “Cyborg writing is about the power to survive, not on the basis of original innocence, but on the basis of seizing the tools to mark the world that marked them as other.” – Donna…

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IEEE VIS 2016 Arts Program – Call for Entries, Paper and Exhibition Tracks

The IEEE VIS 2016 Arts Program, or VISAP’16, showcases innovative artwork and research that explores the exciting and increasingly prominent intersections between art, design, and visualization. Through a dedicated papers track and an exhibition that runs concurrently with the IEEE VIS 2016 conference, the Arts Program aims to foster new thinking, discussion, and collaboration between artists, designers, technologists, visualization scientists, and others working at the intersection of these fields. The theme for the Call for Papers and Artworks this year is “Metamorphoses.” We are especially interested in projects and papers that explore the relationships between visualization research and arts and/or…

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Leonardo ABstract Services Opportunity

What is LABS? – http://collections.pomona.edu/labs/ LABS is a comprehensive database of abstracts of Phd, Masters and MFA theses in the emerging intersection between art, science and technology. Persons who have received advanced degrees in arts (visual, sound, performing, text), computer sciences, the sciences and/or technology which in some way investigate philosophical, historical, critical or applications of science or technology to the arts are invited to submit an abstract of their thesis for publication consideration in this database. Deadline : June 30 What is Leonardo/ISAST? – leonardo.info Leonardo/The International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology (Leonardo/ISAST) is a nonprofit organization that serves the…