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CURRENTS New Media Festival 2018 Call for Submissions

We are accepting submissions in the following categories: • New Media Installations • Outdoor New Media Installations and Projections • Single Channel Video and Animation • Multimedia Performance • Experimental Documentary • Web-Art / Art-Gaming / Mobile Device Apps • Virtual Reality Environments • Robotics • Digitally Generated Objects (ie. 3D Printing) • Interactive Installations for Children Selected artists in the New Media Installation, Outdoor, Multimedia Performance, Virtual Reality, Robotics, and Installations for Children Categories will be considered for full lodging, travel, and shipping support. To view our submission guidelines and to submit an application visit: https://currentsnewmedia.org/guidelines-2018/ CURRENTS is an…

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YouTube and The Human Experience

  Presenting Princess Shaw is a recent PBS Point of View (POV) film with a digital humanities focus about the human experience of the social media site, YouTube. The documentary film represents the reality of the struggles and perseverance of Samantha Montgomery also known as Princess Shaw, who is a musician living in New Orleans, Louisiana. She employs YouTube as a video dairy to tell her version of the impact of her current socioeconomic background and being a woman musician. Her YouTube channel is also a presentation platform to debut her songs. The film introduces Israeli producer Ophir Kutiel also…

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Leonardo Track at SIGGRAPH including VIP Party

Join the Leonardo community SIGGRAPH 30 July – August 4 in Los Angeles California. Leonardo is the leading international peer-reviewed journal by Leonardo/ISAST on the use of contemporary science and technology in the arts and music and, increasingly, the application and influence of the arts and humanities on science and technology. Once a year Leonardo/ISAST publishes the SIGGRAPH journal issue, which is the result of an ongoing collaboration between Leonardo and ACM SIGGRAPH to showcase the community of artists, designers, and scholars working with computer graphics and interactive technologies. This publication coincides with SIGGRAPH 2017 and will mark the ninth…

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Seeing the Edge: Augmented World Expo in Context with the year in VR Art

The Augmented World Expo (with satellites in Asia and Europe) is the SIGGRAPH for immersive media.  Held in Santa Clara, California, it is often the epicenter of new releases for the Augmented and Virtual Reality worlds.  Over the three days, there was a great deal that was becoming visible and others that were fading from sight.  Much of this had to do with the expanded trade floor, a large area for demos, experiences and play, and the talks themselves, which served as a framework for the rest of the event. And, within the talks, it was of note that much…

Academic Position

Adjunct Professor of Design at Rutgers University

Rutgers University is seeking adjunct professors for a variety of studio and seminar classes. Please get in touch by August 1st, 2017 with your CV and website if you are interested in hearing about the details of the specific classes. Design studies at Mason Gross School of the Arts are grounded in graphic design and interaction design, reflecting the rapidly evolving nature of visual communication and technology. Students gain expertise in developing innovative ways of communicating ideas in a wide range of concrete and dynamic media. They acquire skills in typography, publication design, coding, and data visualization, while shaping content…

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The Wrong 3 : Radical Inclusion (Post 1)

The Wrong New Digital Art Biennale The Wrong is divided into online and IRL locations around the world. The online biennale happens in pavilions; virtual curated spaces in which selected works are exhibited. The offline biennale happens in The Wrong Embassy Network, art spaces, galleries, institutions and artist run spaces in cities around the world which feature temporary AFK projects, featuring live performances, workshops, artist talks and exhibitions. November 1st 2017 to January 31st, 2018 The focus for this year’s The Wrong is focused on “Radical Inclusion” Recently, a number of pavilions have begun their open calls for artwork: Disp[]…

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31st Annual Materials Hard + Soft Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition

The Greater Denton Arts Council proudly presents the 31st Annual Materials: Hard + Soft National Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition. Recognized as one of the premier craft exhibitions in the country, Materials: Hard + Soft began in 1987 and was originally initiated by area artist Georgia Leach Gough. The exhibition celebrates the evolving field of contemporary craft and the remarkable creativity and innovation of artists who push the boundaries of their chosen media. Approximately 70 works will be selected by an esteemed juror for exhibition at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center in Denton, Texas. Entries may be submitted via our online…

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Call For Art – PRESIDIO PUBLIC ART/New Media Art PROJECT

Request for Qualifications: PRESIDIO PUBLIC ART PROJECT Art Budget: Approximately $525,000 Eligibility: Any artists or artist teams legally authorized to work in the U.S. Application Deadline: July 27, 2017, 4:00 PM PST The City of San Diego is seeking applications from interested qualified artists to provide public art services for the Presidio Public Art Project. An artist or artist team is sought to design, fabricate and transport a permanent or semi-permanent new media artwork for Presidio Park and consult during installation of artwork at the site by the City. To learn more about the opportunity and how to apply visit:…

Announcement, Events and Exhibitions, Member News

The Coaction Lab presents: FLOW Fort Knox

The Coaction Lab presents: FLOW Fort Knox @ Fort Knox, Prospect ME Saturday, June 24th from 3pm to 11pm (rain date: Sunday, June 25th same time) Free Event / Open to All Ages Free Round Trip Shuttle Bus from Orono & Bangor to Fort Knox Onsite Parking – $5 per vehicle FLOW is an event series produced by the Coaction lab in association with the Intermedia MFA and New Media undergraduate programs at the University of Maine and in collaboration with the Friends of Fort Knox. This event series is focused on water as a precious resource that connects and…

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Flux Factory Presents “Tongue Tide”

Long Island City Flux Factory is pleased to present its next 2017 Major Exhibition, Tongue Tide, opening Thursday, July 6 from 6-9PM. The exhibition will be on view through Sunday, July 30 with gallery hours on Saturdays & Sundays from 1-6PM, and by appointment. Inspired by Flux Factory’s location in Queens, NY — the most language-dense area in the world– Tongue Tide explores the multitude of ways in which artists engage with language, addressing both its tide-like ebb and flow as well as its limitations. Investigating the ways in which we experience, use and understand words, the projects will take…