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Lecturer or Professor of Practice, Writing for Games at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Post: One Year Full-time, Non Tenure-Track Position in Writing for Games Deadline information: Screening of applicants will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. The Program in Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences (GSAS) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY invites applications for a one-year faculty position as Lecturer or Professor of Practice in Writing for Games. We seek a writer with a creative practice in storytelling through games and a passion for teaching the next generation of game designers. The successful candidate will bring expertise in writing and design for games, including digital or analog…

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Call For Essays – Cinematic Fixations

The Cinematic Fixations website is seeking short 500 word essays about the images in the database. The essays will be featured on the website, and eventually collected in a book. Topics for discussion can be the use of a signature color palette by a filmmaker (for example, Wes Anderson’s fondness for earthy browns and his use of blue tinting to indicate climax), or color as indicator of location (think The Wizard of Oz’s Emerald City and yellow brick road), or the shift from light to dark (as in the horror classics, Halloween and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre). The essays can…

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Call for papers: Digital Fabrication @ FATE 2017

FATE (Foundations in Art: Theory and Education) 16th Biennial Conference Hosted by the KCAI (Kansas City Art Institute) Foundations Department April 6-8, 2017 FATE is a national association dedicated to the promotion of excellence in the development and teaching of college-level foundation courses. A full list of sessions for the 2017 conference can be found at http://www.foundations-art.org. With the conference theme “To the Core and Beyond” in mind, session chairs Tom Burtonwood (The School of the Art Institute of Chicago) and Taylor Hokanson (Columbia College Chicago) seek abstracts from educators who promote digital fabrication in foundations level courses and beyond.…

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ART NEWS FROM SIGGRAPH 2016

HIGHLY INTERACTIVE ART GALLERY PRESENTATION – ‘DATA MATERIALITIES’ TO BE SPECIAL FEATURE AT SIGGRAPH 2016 IN ANAHEIM CHICAGO, June 16, 2016—Highly interactive art exhibits from around the world will be a special feature during SIGGRAPH 2016, the world’s leading annual interdisciplinary educational experience showcasing the latest in computer graphics and interactive techniques. With the tagline “Render the Possibilities,” SIGGRAPH 2016 will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center, 24–28 July 2016. This year’s Art Gallery, assembled under the banner “Data Materialities,” represents a unique collection of 10 highly interactive installations created from 2003–2016. SIGGRAPH 2016 Art Gallery Chair Jonah Brucker-Cohen said, “We have…

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CineSpace 2016 – Short Film Competition from NASA & HCAS

For the second year in a row, NASA and Houston Cinema Arts Society are inviting filmmakers around the world to participate in CineSpace, a short film competition that is inspired by, and utilizes actual NASA video footage.  Eligible submissions include short video, film, and digital-media works of 10 minutes or less. CineSpace is seeking films from all genres and styles including but not limited to: experimental, narrative, documentary, comedy, drama, animation, ambient, music videos, re-mix, sports, horror, and underground.  Prize Details: The total prize purse for this competition is USD 26,000. In addition to monetary prizes, winners shall receive tremendous exposure for…

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Call: Cinema Reset: New Media Exhibition at the New Orleans Film Festival

NOFF is looking to bring new media installations and experimental media artworks to the 2016 New Orleans Film Festival with an emphasis on virtual reality, video art, 360 video, game art, light / projection mapping, interactivity, and outdoor media installations. For consideration, please provide: a written proposal describing your project (no more than 500 words); a list of equipment you are able to provide and any/all specific equipment or technical needs; ideal space requirements, including prospective lighting needs; and please also submit any video, photos, stills, or sketches of your proposed project. This work must not have been exhibited in…

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Call for Applications to The Art & Law Program

Applications are now open for the Fall 2016 session of the Art & Law Program in New York City. Information about the Art & Law Program is available here: http://www.artlawprogram.com/new-page/ Applications are accepted online here: http://www.artlawprogram.com/new-page-1/ Fellows of The Program meet once a week for a 3-hour seminar to discuss readings and visual materials with the Director of the Program, Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento, curator/art historian and Associate Director of the Program, Lauren van Haaften-Schick, and/or with a guest seminar leader. There is an emphasis on the close analysis of legal cases, texts and materials. Through this examination of legal structures…

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The #Additivism #Deluge: A Final Call to Arms

To celebrate one year of #Additivism we have reopened our call to arms for ONE FINAL WEEK. A final chance for theorists, designers, artists, activists and Additivists to submit radical, provocative, and weird projects to The 3D Additivist Cookbook. For the #Deluge we are interested in simple projects and ideas. Provocations that take advantage of the democratic simplicity of plastic and desktop 3D printers for the purpose of activism, speculation, and disarray, Therefore, this call to arms has a short deadline too… The #Additivism #Deluge deadline is Tuesday 1st of June Read more about the #Deluge Please follow these guidelines very carefully in preparation. Open a discussion on the #Additivism FB Forum for…

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History Contemporary and New Media Art at Alfred University

The School of Art and Design, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University is seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor in art history to teach the history of contemporary and new media art for the academic year 2016-17. Special attention will be given to candidates who can teach contemporary art from an international perspective. Teaching responsibilities include the equivalent of a 3/3 load: a freshman-level, half-semester course (to be repeated in fall and spring); a required sophomore-level course, Issues and Debates in Contemporary Art; an upper-level course in contemporary art; and a seminar in new media art for senior…

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IEEE VIS 2016 Arts Program – Call for Entries, Paper and Exhibition Tracks

The IEEE VIS 2016 Arts Program, or VISAP’16, showcases innovative artwork and research that explores the exciting and increasingly prominent intersections between art, design, and visualization. Through a dedicated papers track and an exhibition that runs concurrently with the IEEE VIS 2016 conference, the Arts Program aims to foster new thinking, discussion, and collaboration between artists, designers, technologists, visualization scientists, and others working at the intersection of these fields. The theme for the Call for Papers and Artworks this year is “Metamorphoses.” We are especially interested in projects and papers that explore the relationships between visualization research and arts and/or…