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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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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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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…

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Open Call for New Media Caucus Panel Proposals, CAA 2020, Chicago

The New Media Caucus invites proposals for affiliated panel session to be held during the 2020 College Art Association annual conference in Chicago. Panels should reflect New Media Caucus’ mandate of promoting the development and understanding of new media art. Panels that address or engage with underrepresented groups within the new media genre are strongly encouraged. Panel chairs will submit the proposal and organize the session, including the call for submissions. The NMC Exhibitions & Events Committee will assist with providing liaison to CAA, administration, publicity, etc. PROPOSALS MUST INCLUDE: Please submit the following as a single PDF Abstract (500…

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Deadline Extended for NMC 2019 Symposium: Border Control

Symposium Deadline Extended until March 15 11pm, Eastern Standard Time A number of people have asked for a bit more time to submit to the Border Control Symposium. We are happy to extend the deadline for panels, papers, workshops or other symposium activities.   Note: The deadline to submit artwork for the Exhibition remains Thursday, February 28th 11pm, Eastern Standard Time. Please spread the word, and we hope to see you in Ann Arbor. For more information and to submit, please go to http://bordercontrol.newmediacaucus.org EXHIBITION DATES: 9/20/19 – 11/10/19 SYMPOSIUM DATES: 9/19/19 – 9/22/19 GUEST CURATOR: Allison Collins, Media Arts Curator, Western Front…

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CFP NYC 2019 Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies

NYC 2019 CMCS 8th International Conference Bridging Gaps: Re-Fashioning Stories for Celebrity Counterpublics Terrace Club at Club Quarters 25 W 51st St, across NBC & Rockefellar Centre New York City, USA August 30 – September 1, 2019 Call for Papers: In the recent past, there has been an increased interest in exploring intersections of life writing and studies of celebrity culture. Storytelling is central to effective branding in fame. Furthermore, the use of biographical elements has been recognized as a rhetorical device in writing op-eds, personal essays, and public speaking that often raise awareness on critical issues in popular media.…

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Border Control: 2019 NMC Symposium and Exhibition

The New Media Caucus proudly announces the 2019 Symposium and Exhibition, Border Control, at the University of Michigan, Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design and the Stamps Gallery. EXHIBITION DATES: 9/20/19 – 11/10/19 SYMPOSIUM DATES: 9/19/19 – 9/22/19 GUEST CURATOR: Allison Collins, Media Arts Curator, Western Front Borders and boundaries, both tangible and ephemeral, are closely tied to the ways in which humanity has always made sense of the world, and of its place in it. Our current moment is one in which this certainty is being undermined as many borders are being challenged and contested. Borders can be mental, physical,…

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SIGGRAPH 2019 Art Papers CFP

To foster dialogue and diversity of topics, Art Papers are submitted in one of two types: Long Papers: dedicated to describing concepts, processes, and applicability of advances in science, computer graphics, and interactive techniques. Long Papers are published and printed as a special issue of Leonardo, the journal of the International Society for the Arts, Sciences, and Technology (MIT Press). Short Papers: dedicated to discussing on-going works and visions. New to this year, Short Papers are published in the ACM and ARTECA Digital Library. Both Long and Short Papers receive a rigorous and thoughtful review by at least three members…

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CALL FOR PAPERS: Does Public Art Have to be Bad Art?

CALL FOR PAPERS for a topical issue of Open Philosophy DOES PUBLIC ART HAVE TO BE BAD ART? (second call) “Open Philosophy” (http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/opphil) invites submissions for the topical issue “Does Public Art Have to Be Bad Art?”, edited by Mark Kingwell (Toronto University). The aim of this topical issue is to explore diverse perspectives and recurring problems in the area of public art. By public art we mean, among other things, civic and institutionally commissioned works that are placed in public places such as community squares and plazas, as well as works that claim to explain or commemorate the spaces…

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CFP: Exploring Fashion as Communication in Popular Communication

Popular Communication: The International Journal of Media and Culture CFP: Exploring Fashion as Communication in Popular Communication Special Issue: Exploring Fashion as Communication Guest Editor: Elizabeth Castaldo Lunden, Ph.D. Deadline: February 28, 2019 The editors of Popular Communication: The International Journal of Media and Culture invite submissions for a special issue on the topics of Fashion Journalism and Fashion as Communication. With the consolidation of fashion studies as an academic field, the study of fashion, dress, and costume has become a fertile ground for interdisciplinary research for scholars from communication and media studies. Media studies scholars have considered fashion, dress,…