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Call for Entries: M+DEV Art Contest

M+DEV Art Contest A showcase for the best game art in the Midwest Submission Deadline: October 9, 2017 Are you or someone you know a game artist in the Midwest? The Wisconsin Games Alliance is seeking submissions to the M+DEV Art Contest for a chance to display artwork at the October 27th conference, free admission to M+DEV, as well as chance to win one of four $250 prizes for best-in-show. Learn more and submit your entry to mdevconference@gmail.com.  

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Fermenting at Flux: Live and Active Cultures (Part 3)

Presented by Christina Freeman, Flux Factory artist-in-residence and Visiting Assistant Professor, Haverford College Over the course of my residency at Flux Factory in Long Island City, New York, I am recording a series of studio visits with other artists-in-residence (aka Fluxers), as well as outside artists collaborating with Flux for its various public programs. Through its studio residency program, Flux Factory supports approximately 30 emerging artists each year from a range of creative disciplines and international locations. Flux commissions new work through quarterly exhibitions, and residents produce public events at a prolific pace. For this interview, Christina invited Caitlin Foley…

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Extended CFP “Video Game Art Reader” Inaugural Issue, Deadline: January 23, 2017

Video Game Art Reader Call for Papers Extension, Issue #1: To accommodate the demands of the holiday season, the Video Game Art Reader (VGAR) has extended its deadline for paper submissions for its inaugural issue in the summer of 2017 to allow interested authors time to proof and polish their submissions. All paper submissions are now due by 11:50pm on January 23rd, 2017. Late submissions will be accepted purely at the discretion of the Editor in Chief, Dr. Tiffany Funk. Context: The VGAR seeks a variety of art historical analyses and works of art criticism pertaining to all levels of…

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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…

Announcement, Call for Entries

Games++

games++ is a free 12-hour game development event where participants build games from scratch over 10 hours, then put down their mice and pencils so the public can play their creations. Individuals and teams of all ages and experience are welcome – last year we had over 120 participants and hope you will join us! Designed as a collaborative, communal making experience, games++ incrementally adds to the pool of amazing, experimental, unique, one-off games in the world. http://gamesplusplus.org/  

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Call for Panel Participation – CAA Washington, DC 2016

The New Media Caucus invites artists, scholars, and theoreticians to submit proposals for a panel discussion titled Procedural Art: Game Platforms for Creative Expression. We welcome presentations focused on the design, aesthetics, and affordances of game platforms for new media art, as well as in critical approaches to this emerging genre. We are especially interested in sharing projects that demonstrate the creative use of game platforms in fine art contexts, and in highlighting the full range of possibilities this new medium offers. Each participant will present a 10-15 presentation, and then participate in a discussion on the genre in relation…