Call for Entries, Call For Papers

Call For Papers SECAC: Vision Machines and Pre-Cinematic Optical Devices: Panoramas, Stereoscopes and Places of Otherness

Vision Machines and Pre-Cinematic Optical Devices: Panoramas, Stereoscopes and Places of Otherness Since the 18th century, optical devices and immersive technologies have been used in the form of panoramas and later the stereoscope, in order to transport the viewer into foreign lands or historical times, often seen as places of otherness. Viewers experienced a form of virtual travel, through the act of seeing panorama in a public place or a stereoscope in their living room. Some argue that these devices contributed to a new kind of observer in the 1840s (Crary), or that they are responsible for the rupture of…

Call for Entries, Call For Papers

Call for Papers SECAC: Ecology Communication in Art and Education

Today, we live in a time of increasing pressures on the environment from climate change and other sources. As the current state of political discourse sometimes demonstrates, this makes it critical to use various media to inform and engage the public on the challenges we face. In this panel, the participants will discuss projects that explore how art communicates vital information about ecology and science. From landscape painters to land artists, there is a long tradition of art dealing with the environment and man’s impact on it. This panel will explore how new artistic practices and interdisciplinary efforts are meeting…

Activity, CAA, Call for Entries, Call For Papers, Conference

Call for Panel Proposals – CAA New York 2017

The New Media Caucus invites panel proposals for a 1.5-hour affiliated panel session to be held during the 2017 College Art Association annual conference in New York. Proposals must address issues related to new media. Panel chairs will submit the proposal and organize the session, including its call for submissions. The NMC Exhibitions & Events Committee will assist with providing liaison to CAA, administration, publicity, etc. PROPOSALS MUST INCLUDE: completed Proposal Application Form – DOWNLOAD HERE 3-page CV, submitted as PDF 300 – 600 word abstract addressing: concept for the panel areas of investigation questions the panel will raise specific…