Academic Position

Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor, Emergent Digital Practices – University of Denver

The Emergent Digital Practices program brings together art, design, media, culture and technology studies in a hands-on, collaborative environment. Technology links academic disciplines with professional fields and joins shared communities with our personal lives in many new and exciting ways. To understand and explore this landscape, we infuse the digital practices of making and writing with contemporary critical approaches to cultural technologies, media philosophy, the critique and investigation of electronic and new media arts, and studies in science fiction, trans-global politics and science. Position Summary The Emergent Digital Practices program is accepting applications for two non-tenure track, one-year Visiting Teaching…

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CfP Deadline Extension 7th May | Radical Immersions Conference – The Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts

Radical Immersions: Navigating between virtual/physical environments and information bubbles 8 – 10 September 2019, Watermans Arts Centre London, UK ~ CfP DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 7TH MAY ~ Over the past years, immersive technologies have been hyped as consumer gadgets, entertainment media and the future of exhibition practices. The free distribution of VR headsets with smartphones and the increasing interest of museums, festivals and other cultural organisers towards ‘immersive digital content’ have quickly turned VR and AR devices and applications into widely recognized cultural artefacts. The promotion of ‘full immersion’ in the physical spaces of exhibitions and museums has led to…

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Visiting Faculty of Interactive Media, Practitioner-Scholar – NYU Abu Dhabi

NYU Abu Dhabi is currently inviting applications for a full time, open rank, non-tenure track visiting faculty position in the Interactive Media program for the academic year 2019-2020, beginning classes in Fall 2019. The Interactive Media program is a newly established Bachelor of Arts major at NYUAD that combines art, interaction design, communications, computer science, and engineering. The program was established 6 years ago as a multidisciplinary minor, and is formally housed in the University’s Arts and Humanities Division but has broad reach across the University. The mission of the program is to foster the creative use of emerging technologies…

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Assistant Professor: Interactive Design – Albertus Magnus College

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts is seeking a qualified candidate to develop programming in new media design, including game and interactive design. Teaching opportunities include 3D Game Design, 2D Game Design, Animation Studio, Digital Modeling and Visual Effects, VR/AR Design.  The ability to teach drawing and illustration as well as our General Education course, Evolution of Art is desirable. The successful candidate will have a deep commitment to teaching and advising a diverse student population, and a broad knowledge of contemporary design practice as well as art and design history.  A strong technical, theoretical and critical understanding of…

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Humans Are Underrated: Art & Labor in the Amazon Economy – Media-N Call for Papers

Media-N, Journal of the New Media Caucus, invites submissions for a special themed issue on the changing status of art and labor in the digital age. The issue borrows its title from a best-selling managerial tract, Humans are Underrated: What High Achievers Know That Brilliant Machines Never Will, which instructs companies on how to prioritize and reward undervalued forms of human labor as an effective business strategy in an age of increasing automation.[1] Such “underrated” labor forms include storytelling, improvisation, spontaneity, critical and aesthetic judgment, creativity, empathy, authenticity, sincerity, attention, intimacy, care, cheer, and humor. Often referred to as “soft…

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Visiting Assistant Professor – Art + Technology – University of Florida: College of the Arts

The University of Florida’s School of Art + Art History (SA+AH) seeks a full-time assistant professor in studio art with expertise in art and technology to contribute to the growth of our vibrant program. We seek a forward-looking educator with strong intellectual, communication, organizational, and leadership skills to contribute to and advance the program through teaching and service. This faculty position will teach undergraduates in Art + Technology both in foundational as well as advanced classes. Additionally, the candidate will potentially interface with graduate students in critiques and seminars. The ideal candidate will demonstrate an understanding of contemporary art issues,…

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Call for New Media, Film, and Video: Frame & Frequency V – VisArts

Frame & Frequency is an ongoing International Video Art Screening Series presented by VisArts that highlights artists whose new media, experimental film, and video works explore contemporary visual culture, and presents an intimate panorama of the variety and breadth of video art in artistic practice today Video, sound art (up to 8 channels), film, and new media work will be accepted: experimental, documentary, animation, narrative, non-narrative, multimedia, virtual reality, augmented reality, net art, interactive media, etc. All foreign language moving image artworks must have English subtitles. Deadline for submissions is June 7, 2019 Apply here: https://visarts.submittable.com/submit/138429/call-for-submissions-frame-frequency-v Submission specifications: Video/Sound Art:…

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Call for Papers: Radical Immersions – Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts

Radical Immersions: Navigating between virtual/physical environments and information bubbles 8 – 10 September 2019 Watermans Centre, London, UK Over the past years, immersive technologies have been hyped as consumer gadgets, entertainment media and the future of exhibition practices. The free distribution of VR headsets with smartphones and the increasing interest of museums, festivals and other cultural organisers towards ‘immersive digital content’ have quickly turned VR and AR devices and applications into widely recognized cultural artefacts. The promotion of ‘full immersion’ in the physical spaces of exhibitions and museums has led to some venues relying solely on interactive projections and audience…

Announcement, CAA, Conference, Member News, Opportunities with NMC

Constanza Salazar: 2019 Judson-Morrissey Excellence in New Media Art Award Recipient

Greetings! My name is Constanza Salazar, and thanks to the Judson-Morrissey Excellence in New Media Art Award from the New Media Caucus Association (NMC), I had the pleasure of attending this year’s College of Art Association (CAA) Annual Conference held in New York City. I was able to make new connections, meet diverse scholars in my field, and most importantly, was able feel part of a community of like-minded and interdisciplinary scholars, artists, and educators among the members of the NMC. Getting the opportunity to take part in a conference such as CAA, even as an attendant, is invaluable. As…

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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…