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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…

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Call for applications, symposium: Art History in Digital Dimensions

Deadline: May 30, 2016 Supported by the Getty Foundation and the Kress Foundation, the Department of Art History and Archaeology and the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities of the University of Maryland will host a symposium, “Art History in Digital Dimensions,” on October 19-21, 2016. We aim to unite diverse audiences and practitioners in a critical intervention for digital art history, providing a road map for the future. We seek applications for 15 participants, including 5 graduate students, to join 25 invited contributors. Participants will have experience from the academy and/or museum in art-historical research practices that intersect…

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Call For Papers SECAC: Vision Machines and Pre-Cinematic Optical Devices: Panoramas, Stereoscopes and Places of Otherness

Vision Machines and Pre-Cinematic Optical Devices: Panoramas, Stereoscopes and Places of Otherness Since the 18th century, optical devices and immersive technologies have been used in the form of panoramas and later the stereoscope, in order to transport the viewer into foreign lands or historical times, often seen as places of otherness. Viewers experienced a form of virtual travel, through the act of seeing panorama in a public place or a stereoscope in their living room. Some argue that these devices contributed to a new kind of observer in the 1840s (Crary), or that they are responsible for the rupture of…

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Call for Papers SECAC: Ecology Communication in Art and Education

Today, we live in a time of increasing pressures on the environment from climate change and other sources. As the current state of political discourse sometimes demonstrates, this makes it critical to use various media to inform and engage the public on the challenges we face. In this panel, the participants will discuss projects that explore how art communicates vital information about ecology and science. From landscape painters to land artists, there is a long tradition of art dealing with the environment and man’s impact on it. This panel will explore how new artistic practices and interdisciplinary efforts are meeting…