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Terminal 1.0

My curiosity began with an animated, vintage flashing square cursor next to the title Terminal 1.0. Terminal is an installation project at Western Front in Vancouver, Canada. The installation project examines single-user interfaces, along with how technology influences the adaptation of new artistic forms. My mini blog series will follow the four-part installation project through 2017. Media Curator, Allison Collins has curated the project so that it occupies two available spaces, one physical and one virtual. In our email exchange Collins described the physical location, “The on-site element of the project repurposes an under-used space in the Western Front building,…

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The Body Electric – an Invitational Exhibition at UW Whitewater

Over the past several years I have been managing the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater Motion Capture Studio. Our space is relatively small and we use a markerless system manufactured by Organic Motion. I was drawn to the use of MOCAP in animation because it offered a different way to make things move on the screen in relation to human movement. As I learned more about what MOCAP data looks like, I started to see potential for its use beyond conventional approaches that create figurative remediated versions of captured movements. This lead me to begin using samples from our studio…

Call for Entries

Call : The Video Show – Video, Digital Media + Installation at Raritan Valley Community College

Exhibition – No Fee – Open to original work in Video, Video Installation, Motion Graphics, Interactive Installation, or any “New Media” work. Work originally created in both digital and analog formats are acceptable. Duration may not exceed 10 minutes per piece. There is no minimum duration. Work in all Video Art styles will be considered, including shorts, experimental, poetic, narrative, abstract, documentary, music, and installation. Download prospectus at www.raritanval.edu/videoshow For more info + questions please contact videoshow@raritanval.edu

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Travel Shorts a Moving Image Festival for SECAC 2016

TRAVEL SHORTS A Moving Image Festival SECAC Conference 2016 Call For Work Calling for video, animation, motion graphic works that in some way deals with the theme of travel. Works are to be no longer than 10 minutes and may include sound. The selected works for the festival will be exhibited during the SECAC Conference at the Armory Mezzanine Gallery, Virginia Tech and on the bus ride between Roanoke and Blacksburg, VA to attend the keynote address by Lynn Hershman Leeson, at the Moss Arts Center’s theater in Blacksburg on Oct 21, 2016. HOW TO ENTER Email a vimeo or…

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CALL FOR ENTRIES | Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition & Exhibition

The Greater Denton Arts Council announces the opening of its 2017 Call for Entries for the 30th Annual Materials: Hard + Soft Contemporary Craft Exhibition. This exhibition celebrates the evolving field of contemporary craft and the innovation of artists who push the boundaries of their chosen media. Recognized as one of the premier craft exhibitions in the United States, this year we are thrilled to be partnering with the National Endowment for the Arts to expand this national exhibition to now include international artists. Approximately 70 works will be selected for exhibition by juror JoAnn Edwards, Executive Director of the…

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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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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…

Call for Entries, Call For Papers

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…

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IEEE VIS Art Exhibition VISAP’15

Data Improvisations VISAP’15, the IEEE VIS Arts Program Exhibition Exhibition – October 19 – 30 Opening – October 27, 7-9 pm LeRoy Neiman Center, School of the Art Institute of Chicago 37 S Wabash Ave. Chicago, Illinois http://visap.uic.edu/2015/ Please join us for the Art Exhibition Opening on October 27th 7-9pm at the LeRoy Neiman Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 37 S. Wabash St. The Exhibition is free and open to the public. Data Improvisations showcases projects at the intersection of new media arts and data visualization. Twelve featured artists explore new ways of perceiving and interacting with…

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Stimulus Response Affect: New Media Art in the Greater Lakes Region – prologue

We are delighted to announce the opening of the exhibition Stimulus Response Affect, which explores varied ways artists engage the human body through sensorial, perceptual, chronological and spatial shifts, using sound and kinetic sculpture, interactive video, participatory games, augmented reality, social media and programmed software. The Oakland University Art Gallery is hosting this event, co-curated by Colleen Ludwig and Vagner M. Whitehead. From October 16, 2015 to November 22, 2015, eleven works by fourteen artists from around the Great Lakes, in the U.S. and Canada. These dynamic artworks activate the viewer as a participant, raising questions about self, relationships, surroundings and…