Call for Entries

– CALL FOR PAPERS – Spontaneous Combustion! (NMC Sponsored Panel at CAA LA 2012)

This is an open call for papers to present during the annual College Art Association conference in Los Angeles in 2012, at a panel sponsored by the New Media Caucus. PANEL TITLE Spontaneous Combustion! Performance and Social Networking in Digital Art. PANEL CHAIR
 Preston Poe , Assistant Professor of New Media, and Director of The Electronic…

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CALL FOR PAPERS – Code as Craft (NMC Sponsored Panel at CAA LA 2012)

This is an open call for papers to present at the annual College Art Association conference in Los Angeles in 2012, at a panel sponsored by the New Media Caucus. PANEL TITLE Code as craft: Programming in the art & design curriculum PANEL CHAIR Michael Salmond, Assistant Professor, Digital Media. TIMELINE Proposals due to session chair September 30th 2011, Final Papers due to session chair Dec 2nd, 2011 HOW TO SUBMIT Prepare a 500 word abstract of your paper in Doc, PDF or RTF format. Please send all abstracts via email to Michael Salmond at msalmond@fgcu.edu ABOUT THE PANEL Douglas…

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CFP: Watch It! Open Call for Video Art

WATCH IT! is a showcase of contemporary video art to be exhibited at the Taubman Museum, New Media Gallery, Roanoke Virginia, November – December 2011. WATCH IT! is produced in association with the New Media Caucus of the College Art Association (CAA) and the School of Visual Arts (SOVA) at Virginia Tech (VT). The video art showcase will be curated by advanced video students from SOVA under the supervision of Dr. Simone Paterson, Associate Professor of New Media Art and Chair of the Studio program at VT. All submissions will be reviewed and a selection of video art will be…

Journal, Media-N

Summer 2011 Edition of Media-N, Under Fire: 3D Animation Pedagogy

The summer 2011 edition of Media-N originates from the panel, Under Fire: 3D Animation Pedagogy and Industry Complicity in New Media Education, at the College Arts Association Conference in Chicago, in 2010. It was co-chaired by Claudia Hart (Associate Professor, Department of Film, Video, New Media, Animation at the School of the Art Institute, Chicago) and Rachel Clarke (Associate Professor of Electronic Art at California State University, Sacramento). Each of the panelists at the conference addressed the topic from the perspective of their role as 3D animation educators, and also as practicing artists in the field. Many of the challenges brought up in…

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CFP: 2011 IDMAA Conference / NMC Partner Panel

In an ongoing development of the partnership between the International Digital Media & Arts Association (IDMAA) and the New Media Caucus (NMC), I am pleased to announce a call for papers and projects at the 9th annual IDMAA conference in Savannah, GA during which the NMC will have a partner panel! **IMPORTANT NOTE: If you apply to this opportunity, indicate in the word document with your abstract that you would like your proposal considered for the New Media Caucus Partner Panel**. Below is a detailed explanation of this opportunity. IDMAA 2011 Conference Design, Innovation & Story – an Odyssey of…

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Call for NMC Panel Proposals for CAA 2012

The New Media Caucus invites panel proposals for a 1.5-hour affiliated panel open session to be held during the College Art Association annual conference in Los Angeles. Proposals should be submitted by panel chairs who will organize the session including its call for submissions or invitations. The NMC executive board will assist with providing liaison to CAA, administration, publicity, etc. Proposals must include: A completed Proposal Application Form downloaded as a word document, and submitted as a PDF. A current CV, submitted as PDF. 300 – 600 word abstract addressing: concept for the panel areas of investigation questions the panel will…

Resources

New Media Caucus Website: Resources Section Now Live

I’m pleased to announce that the NMC Website has recently expanded! Specifically, a new resources section has just been make public on the site that contains our first two resource listings: a worldwide listing of Graduate Programs that address New Media, and a New Media Bibliography. Take a look! http://www.newmediacaucus.org/resources/ Special thanks to Jessica Walker (committee chair), Laura M. Rusnak and Pat Badani for their research and organization of these items in the context of the Resources Development Committee, to James Khazar for his oversight of our website, and a major thank you from the NMC to Dima Strakovsky, for…

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Call for Papers at CAA 2012 in LA on New Media Related Panels

I want to draw your attention to the fact that there are going to be several 2.5-hour New Media related panels at next year’s CAA, which have calls-for-papers currently underway, and I’d like to take this moment to highlight several of those that you might be interested in, including the NMC Sponsored Panel: Magic & Media Chaired by Mina Cheon & Lisa Paul Streitfeld. For the FULL Call for Papers at CAA in LA as well as the process and deadline for submitting proposals, download the PDF located online at: http://www.collegeart.org/pdf/2012CallforParticipation.pdf New Media Caucus Sponsored Panel: Magic & Media Chaired by…

Annual Report

2011 Annual Report for the New Media Caucus

This has been an exceptional year for the New Media Caucus, with our energies focused on organizing activities in conjunction with the 2011 CAA Conference in New York City, building a partnership with the International Digital Media & Arts Association (IDMAA), launching our new website, publishing several editions of the Media-N journal, developing a print-on-demand version of Media-N, expanding the membership base, and increasing organizational awareness within the field. The organization has expanded significantly, having added 135 new members since the 2010 CAA conference, which brings our total membership to 665. New members most frequently cite our activities at CAA, invitations and referrals from…