CAA, Conference, Events and Exhibitions

NMC at CAA 2020

NMC at the 2020 College Art Association Annual Conference  Chicago, February 12th – 15th Wednesday_ 2/12/2020, 10:30am-–12:00pm HERSTORY: Digital Innovations     Hilton Chicago, Room: Wilford C   Since the inception of this seminal oral history project, our goal has been to reveal infrequently told stories of women active in the arts during the digital revolution from the 1970s through the 1990s. Although cultural revolutions are rarely isolated, undeniable midwestern events gave rise to artistic innovations that played a major role in the birth of New Media Arts. Social developments, including the emergence of civic leadership in education and the arts, aligned…

Events and Exhibitions

1-Week London, Curator’s Professional Development Course – University of Sunderland

— “It offered a wide variety of perspectives on professional practice that couldn’t be obtained in such a short time any other way. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to expand their network and broaden their understanding of how curators do what they do.” — Course participant from USA — “It was a real eye-opener and has really developed the way I can move forward with my career from now on. As a result of the course I ran a workshop this week with various staff, across learning, curatorial, and volunteering, and we were able to discuss digital…

Events and Exhibitions

Chicago’s first-ever embassy for The Wrong Digital Art Biennale – F=D

UNDERGROUND + ONLINE: DIGITAL ART EXHIBITION IN CHICAGO PEDWAY Chicago’s first-ever embassy for The Wrong Digital Art Biennale navigates a world of increasing speed and transition underneath the city. Fixity Equals Death is a group exhibition exploring the humanity of digital and other new media art, curated by Francisca Rudolph, Madison R. Young, and Jiaqi Zhang. Taking place both online and at the gallery Space p11, in downtown Chicago, this two-component exhibition features work by forward-thinking artists assessing the contemporary condition of digital media in relation to surrounding culture. Fixity Equals Death is part of the fourth iteration of The…

Artwork, Events and Exhibitions

Emotional Interfaces — The Wrong

We are two young curators, Virginie Tan and Astrid Lours-Riou. We just launched an online exhibition part of the 4th edition of The Wrong Biennale (https://thewrong.org/) dedicated to digital art. The Wrong’s ambition is to promote contemporary digital art via numerous pavilions (aka online exhibitions) and embassies (aka offline exhibitions) to a wider audience. Our pavilion is called “Emotional Interfaces” and is accessible here: http://emotional-interfaces.com/ (We recommend to use a web browser to see the exhibition.) We hope you enjoy your visit and our international selection of artists. The 15 artists have been selected based on their work’s coherence with…

Call for Entries, Events and Exhibitions

FILE 2020 – Open Call – Electronic Language International Festival

FILE 2020 | Call for Entries Registrations are opened to the 21st edition of FILE – Electronic Language International Festival, from October 15, 2019 to January 14, 2020. Since year 2000, FILE is a non-profit cultural organization that has been promoting exhibitions, workshops and gatherings that seek to investigate the appropriations of the technologic media in artistic accomplishments. With annual exhibitions in Sao Paulo, in addition to participations in national and international events, FILE is the biggest electronic art event in Latin America. For 2020, artists and researchers can submit their works in the main categories: Interactive Art, Digital Language,…

Announcement, Events and Exhibitions

NEoN Re@ct Social Change Art Technology Symposium – NEoN Digital Arts Festival

This year, the NEoN Digital Arts Festival (November 4-10, 2019) is very pleased to organize an expanded 3-day symposium entitled, Re@ct: Social Change Art Technology. NEoN Re@ct will involve 30 international speakers over three days addressing a diversity of issues and practices engaging activist digital art. Many artists involved in digital arts have historically been prompted to react and respond to local, national, global, social and political crises (i.e. around issues of environmentalism, gender equality, exploitation, colonialism, militarism, emancipation). Re@ct will be a platform to critically examine the relevance and impact of past and present practices, theories and strategies –…

Call for Entries, Events and Exhibitions, Film Festival

Now Accepting Proposals: Off the Screen! – 58th Ann Arbor Film Festival

The 58th Ann Arbor Film Festival is requesting proposals for the Off the Screen! intermedia series, to be held March 24–29, 2020. Artists, please send your ideas for new media installations, performances, and salon sessions. Intermedia, live cinema, and augmented and virtual reality projects and other presentations with a moving-image component are particularly appropriate. Proposals are due October 1. For more details, please visit the AAFF blog post at bit.ly/AAFF58RFP https://www.aafilmfest.org/single-post/2019/09/01/Now-Accepting-Proposals-Off-the-Screen

Events and Exhibitions

20 Years of FILE – 20 Years of Art and Technology – FILE FESTIVAL

In 2019, FILE – Electronic Language International Festival – celebrates its 20th anniversary. The festival’s main focus is to show what is innovative in art and technology, and for the last 20 years FILE’s mission has been to offer the Brazilian public the chance to experience the latest and best of electronic art. Since the 20th century, artists have sought innovative means of expression through research. From the point of view of artistic production, the interdisciplinary relationship between arts and technology has effectively transformed the creative process and the way art is shown – be it in the public’ relationship…

Call for Entries, Events and Exhibitions

CALL FOR ENTRIES: New Technological Art Award (NTAA) ’19

Exhibition: November 2 – 24, 2019 Entry period: November 1, 2018 – March 31, 2019 Zebrastraat Zebrastraat 32/001 9000 Ghent Belgium www.zebrastraat.be www.ntaa.be Organisation: Liedts-Meesen Foundation The professional jury is composed of: The Liedts-Meesen Foundation, Jean-Marie Dallet (Artist, research professor at the Université Paris 8), Stef Van Bellingen (Consultant for Zebrastraat / Artistic leader VZW Warp), Paul Dujardin (Artistic Director Bozar), Nick Ervinck (artist, winner of the update_2 public award), Yves Bernard (Artistic Director iMal), Alain Thibault (Artistic Director Elektra), Ralph Dum (Scientific officer and senior expert of the European Commission) and Karen Helmerson (Program Director for Electronic Media, Film…

Call for Entries, Events and Exhibitions

Call for Entries – Cube Fest 2019 @ Virginia Tech

Cube Fest 2019 is now accepting proposals. The festival will take place at the Moss Arts Center on the campus of Virginia Tech, from August 8 – 11, 2019. Proposals are invited in three categories: 1) Music for High-Density Loudspeaker Arrays. 2) Immersive media for presentation on the Cyclorama, an immersive projection environment in the Cube, supporting stereoscopic video. 3) Proposals for an immersive multi-sensory experience in the Cube. The deadline for all proposals has been extended to February 22, 2019. Please visit the Cube Fest 2019 website for application portals and further details: http://icat.vt.edu/2019-cube-fest-proposals Hosted by the Institute for…