Call For Papers

MAST Journal CFP: TOTAL SCREEN: WHY JEAN BAUDRILLARD, ONCE AGAIN?

Call for submissions: TOTAL SCREEN: WHY JEAN BAUDRILLARD, ONCE AGAIN? Guest Editors: Katharina Niemeyer (UNIVERSITY OF QUÉBEC IN MONTRÉAL) Magali Uhl (UNIVERSITY OF QUÉBEC IN MONTRÉAL) Extended deadline for full submissions: 15th November 2020 (for publication in May 2021). What place does or could Jean Baudrillard occupy in media studies, visual studies, and art theory today? How does his work—as both a philosopher and a vernacular photographer—continue to influence visual artists and other forms of media art? How can we confront his radical views with feminist, intersectional, queer, postcolonial, and other critical approaches? This special issue of MAST journal seeks…

Events and Announcements

The Foundations of Detention – Call-for-action

My name is Eliseo Ortiz and I am a PhD student in Critical Media Practices at the University of Colorado, Boulder. I am reaching out to you to share an anti-ICE collective project called The Foundations of Detention. This is an initiative I launched recently in response to the mass imprisonment of migrants across the country. Call-for-action http://eliseortiz.net/foundationsofdetention.html If you find relevance in this cause and you want to collaborate please pass it along to students and faculty in your department and across the university, friends, family or anybody who wants to denounce the criminalization of migration and the discrimination…

Call For Papers

Leonardo/LEAF Call for CAA 2021 Panelists – Leonardo/ISAST

The panel title is: A VISION FOR CHANGE: A NEW MEDIA ARCHITECTURE UNITING THE ARTS AND SCIENCES Please view the CAA page with the panel description and CFP here:https://caa.confex.com/caa/2021/webprogrampreliminary/Session7229.html?fbclid=IwAR1OCLTYgatgnw9rsX1jEwgLPRHXawa7Cn-j9ehEry3gjZWckA5YMC4gBcE Deadline to submit author proposals: Wednesday, September 16th, 2020 at 11:59 pm Western Standard Time. Notification of selected authors will be: Wednesday, September 30, 2020 (or soon thereafter) To submit a proposal to present a paper at this panel,please complete the proposal form linked from this CAA information page: https://caa.confex.com/caa/2021/webprogrampreliminary/meeting.htmlDirect link here: https://caa.confex.com/caa/f/tnxbicijhcpp The form will ask you to include the following information: Title Abstract (250 words max. single paragraph) The…

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CfP Full Bleed 5: Adaptation – MICA

Full Bleed, an annual journal of art and design, seeks submissions for its fifth issue, forthcoming in May 2021. We publish criticism, belle lettres, artwork, design, illustration, fiction, poetry, and graphic essays. For Issue Five, we are especially interested in submissions on the theme of adaptation. In this time of accelerating change, we invite artists, designers, and writers to reflect on the various ways that ecological, technological, and social conditions have necessitated and will necessitate reinvention, hard resets, or new modes of coping, working, living, and thinking. How might art and design imagine, critique, or facilitate the adaptations that will…

Academic Jobs, Call for Entries, Events and Announcements

ASU/Leo Paid Imagination Fellowship – 6/Sept * CALL FOR PRESENTERS – LEAF Panel at College Arts Conference 16/Sept – Leonardo/ISAST

APPLY – ASU-LEONARDO IMAGINATION FELLOWSHIP – DEADLINE SEPT 6 for October Start Date Full Details – https://www.leonardo.info/opportunity/asu-leonardo-imagination-fellowship ASU-Leonardo and the Center for Science and the Imagination (CSI) are proud to announce the Leonardo Imagination Fellowship Program in fall 2020. Fellows selected to participate in this prototype season of the fellowship will join a virtual program to explore experimental ArtScience innovation practices, across multiple publishing and broadcast media platforms, that imagine a regenerative, vibrant global future for all. Fellows will propose and carry out hybrid creative projects and activities that integrate art & science for positive global impact (spanning local to…

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Call for Artists – Materials Hard + Soft Contemporary Craft Competition – Greater Denton Arts Council

The Greater Denton Arts Council presents the 34th annual Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition. Materials: Hard + Soft began in 1987 in Denton, Texas as a celebration of the evolving field of contemporary craft and the remarkable creativity and innovation of artists who push the boundaries of their chosen media including: clay, fiber, glass, metal, paper, wood, or any combination of craft media. Works must be completed in the last 2 years (2018-2020) This year’s juror is Pablo Barrera of the Oklahoma Contemporary. Barrera will select pieces for exhibition at the Greater Denton Arts Council…

Events and Announcements

CURRENTS Virtual Festival 2020: Aug 21-30 – CURRENTS New Media

currentsvirtual.com Join us for the 11th annual (but 1st online) festival August 21-30! Check out currentsvirtual.com for an updated schedule of events, performances and more! CURRENTS VIRTUAL is an adaptation and a re-imagination of how it looks to present new media art. Based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, CURRENTS strives to embed experimental new media in the physical world through an approach that prioritizes accessibility and collaboration; in the transition to a digital installation, our focus remains the same. #CURRENTS Virtual includes a Virtual Reality platform, accessible via headset and desktop, as well as 30+ artists working within a wide…

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Accessible Teaching in Remote Environments

As Chandra Mohanty suggests in “Under Western Eyes Revisited: Feminist Solidarity Through Anti-Capitalist Struggle” (2003), how one teaches is just as important as what one teaches when it comes to practicing anti-racist, anti-colonial, and intersectional feminist pedagogies (517). At a moment when many post-secondary instructors are developing remote or hybrid courses for the first time, the question of how we teach is an especially urgent one. This interactive workshop is a starting point for developing strategies for creating accessible, inclusive, and active remote classrooms that can be used across disciplines.  The workshop will be held on Zoom on August 11…

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Material Synthesis -DiffractiveMedia.Space

Looking for experimental media and video art that engages diffractive vs representational approaches to moving images and works that utilize technology as a diffractive lens to investigate alternative ways of seeing and making. Material Synthesis is kin to the historical video art genera of signal processing, and operates within the New Materialism movement, specifically Agential Realism, which is the entanglement of matter and meaning*. Diffracted Research:”Diffraction does not produce ‘the same’ displaced, as reflection and refraction do. Diffraction is a mapping of interference, not of replication, reflection, or reproduction. A diffraction pattern does not map where differences appear, but rather…

Call for Entries, Events and Announcements

The First Annual Small Files Media Festival

August 10-20, 2020Vancouver, Canada, and streaming at low bandwidth worldwide on our Vimeo platform. $1 membership, and by donationTrailer at https://vimeo.com/smallfile The First Annual Small File Media Festival celebrates low-bandwidth movies that stream with no damage to the planet! We received over 100 submissions from around the world. Animation! GIFs! Low frame rates! Datamoshing! Still images with sound! Movies made with “obsolete” technologies! Websites! Executable files! Very short movies! And movies creatively compressed into small files. We’ve got narrative, documentary, and experimental movies. We’ve got cat videos! We’ve got porn—because streaming porn is responsible for 0.3% of greenhouse gas emissions!…