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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY SYMPOSIUM at AMMERMAN CENTER FOR ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY

The Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology 16th Biennial Symposium INTERSECTIONS February 15 – 17, 2018 Keynote Address by Krzysztof Wodiczko Featured exhibition by Natalie Bookchin Deadline for Commission Submission Proposals: September 30 Deadline for General Submission Proposals: October 30 The Ammerman Center at Connecticut College seeks submissions for its 2018 Biennial Symposium on Arts and Technology being held February 15-17, 2018, at Connecticut College. The aim of the symposium, now in its 32nd year, is to create an inclusive forum for multidisciplinary dialogue at the intersection of arts, technology and contemporary culture. The symposium brings artists and researchers from…

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Report from Computer Art Congress 5

Bonjour de Paris! I’m writing today quite early in the morning before I head out to Charles de Gaulle and return home. In my short stay I’ve had difficulty sleeping, so I thought I might make use of some of that time while everything is still relatively fresh in my head. Its likely I won’t get it all here before I begin traveling, but I couldn’t wait to get started. The Computer Art Congress is an international gathering around Art, Science, Technology, and Design. The first edition was celebrated in Paris (2002), followed by Mexico City (2008), Paris (2012), and and…

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INTERNATIONAL OPEN CALL – IMPACT16 – Symposium and Public Presentations

How and where do alternative realities come about both in and between different fields of knowledge? How can we productively uncover contradictory “rift zones” in today’s world? What kind of frameworks for action can we cultivate? 4-DAY SYMPOSIUM with extensive interdisciplinary exchange 30 PARTICIPANTS (artists, scientists and experts from other varied fields) 3 ONE-DAY WORKSHOPS with 3 ARTIST COLLECTIVES impact16 is aimed at artists and advanced students, practitioners and theoreticians from the natural and social sciences, technology, architecture and urban planning, philosophy, political activism, as well as from the visual and performance arts. APPLICATIONS UNTIL 10. OCTOBER 2016 Online application form:…

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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 for applications, symposium: Art History in Digital Dimensions

Deadline: May 30, 2016 Supported by the Getty Foundation and the Kress Foundation, the Department of Art History and Archaeology and the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities of the University of Maryland will host a symposium, “Art History in Digital Dimensions,” on October 19-21, 2016. We aim to unite diverse audiences and practitioners in a critical intervention for digital art history, providing a road map for the future. We seek applications for 15 participants, including 5 graduate students, to join 25 invited contributors. Participants will have experience from the academy and/or museum in art-historical research practices that intersect…

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Symposium: Pioneers on the Prairie: Celebrating Women in New Media Arts

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago will hold a day-long, free public symposium in Chicago that will examine how women artists use new media to merge art forms, address feminist issues, and critique technology. We would be very grateful if you could forward this information to your members or anyone you feel may be interested. Pioneers on the Prairie: Celebrating Women in New Media Arts looks at the achievements and strategies of women working in new media in the Midwest from the 1980s onward and will bring together more than a dozen artists from the field to share their stories…

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CFP: The Arts and New Technologies (Greenwich, CT; June 19, 2016)

The Bruce Museum welcomes submissions for its second annual graduate student symposium, this year organized in conjunction with the exhibition Electric Paris. Electric Paris explores the ways in which artists depicted older oil and gas lamps and the newer electric lighting that emerged by the turn of the twentieth century. Whether nostalgic renderings of gas lit boulevards, subtly evocative scenes of half shadow, or starkly illuminated dance halls, these works of art record the ways in which Parisians experienced the city as it transitioned from old to new technologies. Building on this central theme of the exhibition, the museum invites…

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“Digital Curation” – What’s in a Word (or Two)?

In early October, 2015, Phyllis Hecht and Joyce Ray, both faculty in Johns Hopkins University Museum Studies program, hosted a summit meeting in Washington DC on the topic of Digital Curation. I was lucky to be able to attend this 2-day meeting and, since this was not a public conference, I wanted to share some of the experience with a broader audience. The goals of the meeting were to: Highlight innovative practices supported by digital curation in art museums and discuss the opportunities and challenges that these present; Identify the roles and responsibilities of digital curation interns, faculty supervisors, and…

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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…