Academic Jobs

Digital Arts Full Time Lecturer Position – University of North Carolina Wilmington

The Department of Art & Art History at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applicants for a nine-month non-tenure track Lecturer position to begin August 2021 in Graphic Design, Motion Design and Visual Storytelling. The candidate who fills this position will be working closely with the department’s growing Digital Arts major. This position carries a teaching load of four courses per term. The position also includes the opportunity for additional summer school teaching. The department is committed to the idea that we all benefit from a broad diversity of perspectives and experiences and believe that our faculty, our students and our…

Call for Entries

LATERALE FILM FESTIVAL / CALL FOR ENTRIES 2021

https://www.lateralefilmfestival.com/call-for-entries-2021/ 1) Shorts of all genres, styles and narrative forms are allowed, realised from January 1st 2019. 2) The short films must have a maximum length of 20 minutes (with credits). 3) The films can be exclusively submitted by using Filmfreeway. 4) Three different deadlines are provided: Inaugural Deadline (from October 12th to November 12th 2020): € 8,00 Earlybird Deadline (from November 13th to December 13th 2020): € 9,00 Regular Deadline (from December 14th 2020 to April 30th 2021): € 10,00  5) In no case the registration fee can be paid back; it has to be considered a contribution to Associazione Culturale Laterale for the realization of the event. 6) The works’ selection will be curated…

Exhibitions

Bioscientific Imaginaries featuring Marta de Menezes, Kathy High, & Jennifer Willet

Image Credit: Jennifer Willet, Baroque Biology Paper Theatre, 2019. Photo Credit: Justin Elliott WebsiteVirtual tour with curators Description: Historically, popular perceptions of science reinforced clear divisions between the living and the dead, the body and the environment, the human and the non-human. Bioscientific Imaginaries brings together three of the foremost figures in bioart—a practice in which artists use biological technologies and materials as art media—to challenge conventional assumptions surrounding science and its methods. Using strategies of play and humor, artists Kathy High, Marta de Menezes, and Jennifer Willet question commonly held beliefs in the autonomy of the body, revealing it to be but…

Exhibitions

Altered Festival – A mixed-reality adventure

The future of storytelling: multi-sensory immersive experiences. A mixed-reality adventure highlighting cutting-edge artists and immersive experiences that alter our reality. The festival features VR/AR/XR artworks that explore multisensory experiences to alter our taste, smell, touch, or other senses. In order to ensure that COVID – 19 health and safety regulations are maintained and the equipment is sanitized with a commercial-grade cleaner and UV light. We encourage visitors to book tickets in advance for the duration of the festival. Single Entrance Pass $30 (Including one drink experience)Student Pass $15 (Drink not included) Festival Schedule: OPENING RECEPTION Meeting with participating artists &…

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…

Call For Papers

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…

Call for Entries

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…