Activity, Call for Entries, Call For Papers, Conference

CFP, Conference Session: New Aesthetics and the Postdigital, Their Effect on Contemporary Art

CFP: New Aesthetics and the Postdigital, Their Effect on Contemporary Art. Since its introduction at SXSW in 2012, “New Aesthetics” has been increasingly recognized as an important perspective in the discussions of digital and postdigital art as well as a driving force in art practice. At a time when contemporary art production is commonly facilitated by digital technology, New Aesthetics is a frame of reference and an attitude revealing the pervasiveness of digital objects’ presence in our everyday lives as well as the deeply rooted and persistent, autonomous agency of computational algorithms in many forms of contemporary art. Regardless of…

Activity, CAA, Call for Entries, Call For Papers, Conference

Call for Panel Proposals – CAA New York 2017

The New Media Caucus invites panel proposals for a 1.5-hour affiliated panel session to be held during the 2017 College Art Association annual conference in New York. Proposals must address issues related to new media. Panel chairs will submit the proposal and organize the session, including its call for submissions. The NMC Exhibitions & Events Committee will assist with providing liaison to CAA, administration, publicity, etc. PROPOSALS MUST INCLUDE: completed Proposal Application Form – DOWNLOAD HERE 3-page CV, submitted as PDF 300 – 600 word abstract addressing: concept for the panel areas of investigation questions the panel will raise specific…

Call for Entries, Call For Papers, Conference

CFP – Digital Humanities – MMLA – Due April 5th

The Digital Humanities section of the Midwest Modern Language Association is accepting proposals for scholarly and literary presentations that examine, complicate, or challenge concepts of borders and bordering as imagined across multiple modes of digital production. The MMLA conference will take place in St. Louis, Missouri, November 10-13, 2016. We invite proposals that broadly interpret the conference theme, “Border States,” through multiple disciplinary lenses, such as computational text analysis, critical/creative media, game studies, data mining/archiving, and digital pedagogy. We are especially interested in presentations that explore the impact of digital media on literary production. Please send a 200-300-word abstract and…

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…

Call for Entries, Call For Papers, Conference

CFP and Artwork: Taboo – Transgression – Transcendence in Art and Science

Ionian University, Department of Audio and Visual Arts CFP and Artwork: Taboo – Transgression – Transcendence in Art and Science The Department of Audio and Visual Arts of the Ionian University in Corfu Greece organizes a two-day interdisciplinary conference with theoretical and artwork presentations under the theme of “Taboo – Transgression – Transcendence”, 20-21 May 2016, focusing on questions about the nature of the forbidden and the liminal as expressed in science and art. Deadline for submitting abstracts: until February 29, 2016 Since the beginning of time, taboo has traced the edges of experience. As with Icarus, whose excitement made him…

Activity, CAA, Call for Entries, Conference, Events and Exhibitions

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS: NMC Showcase during CAA 2016 in Washington D.C.

Dear NMC Members: We are proud to announce that George Washington University will host the seventh annual NMC Showcase during CAA 2016 on Thursday February 4th. The NMC showcase is a series of rapid-fire presentations by 16 NMC members (6 minute presentations). It has proven to be a great forum to get to know the work of a number of fellow members in a lively atmosphere and a great way to present your work to like-minded individuals.  Several spots are reserved for graduate students currently enrolled in an MFA or PHD program. How you use the 6 minutes is up to…

Conference, Events and Exhibitions, Hub, ISEA, Symposium

Dispatch from Vancouver – ISEA2015 Part 2

ISEA2015 is barely half over, and its amazing to think back to what’s already happened and also what is still to come. I’m not able to stay for the entire conference, but have really enjoyed the engaging programming and all of the events. I’m going to just mention a few… as I’m sure you know its impossible to see everything that you really want to at a conference of this scale. The quality of what I’ve seen and heard about, however, puts you in the position where its difficult to make a bad decision – there’s something for everyone. On…

Activity, CAA, Call for Entries, Conference

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – (Tangible) Manifestations of Code

Art2Code is a catalog that will exhibit the work of artists who use computer programming and code to create work that manifests as screen imagery, sculptural objects, installation environments, or time-based performance.The collected artworks will highlight the various ways algorithms and computer coded instructions are used to create artwork that expands the interactive relationships between art, artists and audience. The College Art Association and the artists collective, v1b3, will distribute the printable PDF catalog.  Each project will link to thev1b3 website where additional media will be available and the catalog can be downloaded. http://v1b3.com/project/art2code/ Previous v1b3 and CAA collaborations include…

Activity, CAA, Call for Entries, Call For Papers, Conference, Events and Exhibitions

Call for Panel Participation – CAA Washington, DC 2016

The New Media Caucus invites artists, scholars, and theoreticians to submit proposals for a panel discussion titled Procedural Art: Game Platforms for Creative Expression. We welcome presentations focused on the design, aesthetics, and affordances of game platforms for new media art, as well as in critical approaches to this emerging genre. We are especially interested in sharing projects that demonstrate the creative use of game platforms in fine art contexts, and in highlighting the full range of possibilities this new medium offers. Each participant will present a 10-15 presentation, and then participate in a discussion on the genre in relation…

Activity, CAA, Call for Entries, Call For Papers, Conference, Events and Exhibitions

OPEN CALL: Ecologies of Creative Activism

Venue: College Art Association Conference, Media LoungeExhibit Date: February 6, 2016 @ CAA Conference in Washington, D.C.Deadline to Enter: 8/31/15Entry Fee: FREEEligibility: Open to international artists ages 18+. The New Media Caucus is programming a session for the ARTspace Media Lounge entitled Ecologies of Creative Activism, under the theme of VISIBLE/INVISIBLE at CAA 2016 in Washington, DC. Theme: This year’s theme, VISIBLE/INVISIBLE explores the legacy of identity and representation politics, considered in the context of our present culture where individuals, organizations and ideas can be easily captured, tracked, exposed, appropriated from the circulation of digital material which simultaneously feeds capitalist…