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CALL FOR PAPERS: Does Public Art Have to be Bad Art?

CALL FOR PAPERS for a topical issue of Open Philosophy DOES PUBLIC ART HAVE TO BE BAD ART? (second call) “Open Philosophy” (http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/opphil) invites submissions for the topical issue “Does Public Art Have to Be Bad Art?”, edited by Mark Kingwell (Toronto University). The aim of this topical issue is to explore diverse perspectives and recurring problems in the area of public art. By public art we mean, among other things, civic and institutionally commissioned works that are placed in public places such as community squares and plazas, as well as works that claim to explain or commemorate the spaces…

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CFP: Exploring Fashion as Communication in Popular Communication

Popular Communication: The International Journal of Media and Culture CFP: Exploring Fashion as Communication in Popular Communication Special Issue: Exploring Fashion as Communication Guest Editor: Elizabeth Castaldo Lunden, Ph.D. Deadline: February 28, 2019 The editors of Popular Communication: The International Journal of Media and Culture invite submissions for a special issue on the topics of Fashion Journalism and Fashion as Communication. With the consolidation of fashion studies as an academic field, the study of fashion, dress, and costume has become a fertile ground for interdisciplinary research for scholars from communication and media studies. Media studies scholars have considered fashion, dress,…

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AWMAT 2019 – Impact!: How women in media arts, science and technology influence the community

Alliance of Women in Media Arts and Technology (AWMAT) 2019: Impact!: How women in media arts, science and technology influence the community. Impact! explores how the creative and innovative works of women in media arts, technology and engineering influence the general community. New forms of artistic representation in multimedia art are highlighted through interactive installations, virtual reality, demos and sonic arts. Emphasis will be placed on how these new forms work in conjunction with technology to shape our culture. Now accepting submissions for papers, installations, demonstrations, sound art/concert works and workshops. Key Dates: Paper/Extended Abstract Deadline: October 15, 2018 Workshop…

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Call for Submissions | Beyond Survival: Public Funding for the Arts and Humanities – Art Journal Open

Three decades into the long culture wars, how are artists, scholars, and cultural organizations navigating shifting political, community, and financial tides? Where have we encountered friction or congruence between federal priorities and our work at state, local, and community levels? Has our work changed – in structure, presentation, or substance – in response to these priorities? Despite threats of elimination earlier in the year, federal funding for the arts and humanities has been preserved—at least for now. While rightly celebrating this collective accomplishment, we must also acknowledge that ideological pressures on US cultural policy are performed as much through selective…

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CFP for Panel @ UAAC Conference – Round Table: Transformation of the Artist’s Studio

Panel Description: Digital and post-digital movements have transformed traditional studio spaces into labs and confined virtual spaces such as computers and the internet. We investigate this transformation and its implications on the practices that result from this loss of physicality. We will invite artists and curators to examine the qualities of current artistic practices with an urge to understanding how technologies transform practices and furthermore influence the aesthetics of artistic practices. Moreover the digital aesthetics discussion has moved to the post-digital debate that yet again opens up a new dialogue for the practitioner. Invited speakers will demonstrate a couple of…

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Call for Submissions – Scenes and Screens Festival 2018: Hyperconnect by AltspaceVR

The 2018 Scenes and Screens Festival is currently accepting submissions for papers, machinima, films, performances, VR installations, and digital prints that center around the theme: Hyperconnect. Though this term is commonly used to describe what we consider to be intermachine communication, it can also be used to describe a state of interpersonal and human-to-machine interaction as well. Alternatively, hyperconnectivity is used as a medical term to describe a rapid firing of neurons making excessive connections within the brain. The Scenes and Screens Festival committee encourages those submitting to consider the impact of all existing connections in our society, both organic…

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CFP and Artwork presentations: Taboo – Transgression – Transcendence in Art & Science 2018 in Mexico

Submissions are welcome from all art and research fields and cutting-edge technology in art research. Suggested, but not exclusive topics, are those associated, with: Biopunk, hybridity and aesthetics of mutation | Cyborg, augmentation and bοdy modification | Post gender, transgressive identities and social models | Psycho-pharmacology, somatechnology and post-humanism | Chemistry of the mind, natural healers and mind enhancement | Biotechnology, DIYbio and biohacking | Ethology, human and nonhuman | Evolution, extinction and randomness. The conference TTT2018 – Taboo – Transgression – Transcendence in Art & Science 2018 is co-organized by the Research and Creation Group Arte+Ciencia, UNAM (Mexico), Arte…

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Deadline Extended, Besides the Screen Conference – Vaults, Archives, Clouds and Platforms: Archiving and Preservation in the 21st Century

Vaults, Archives, Clouds and Platforms: Archiving and Preservation in the 21st Century King’s College, London, UK (2 – 3 July 2018) CIAC-ISMAI, Porto, PT (5 – 6 July 2018) Deadline for abstracts: 12nd April 2018 The 2018 Besides the Screen Conference welcomes paper, panel, artwork, installation, and workshop proposals on the theme of archiving and preserving audiovisual materials in the 21st century. The topic of archiving and preservation has gained even more significance as forms and formats of audio visual media continue to exponentially expand. Within such a context, those working within archives, museums, libraries and a range of cultural…

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The NMC invites proposals for affiliated panel session @ CAA 2019

The New Media Caucus invites proposals for affiliated panel session to be held during the 2019 College Art Association annual conference in New York City. Panels should reflect New Media Caucus’ mandate of promoting the development and understanding of new media art. Panels that address or engage with underrepresented groups within the new media genre are strongly encouraged. Panel chairs will submit the proposal and organize the session, including the call for submissions. The NMC Exhibitions & Events Committee will assist with providing liaison to CAA, administration, publicity, etc. PROPOSALS MUST INCLUDE:  3-page maximum CV, submitted as PDF 500 word…

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Submission Deadline Extension – Video Game Art Reader: new deadline March 12th!

Video Game Art Reader is extending the submission deadline for Issue 2 to March 12th at midnight. This is to give anyone who may be interested in submitting an article the additional time to they need polish and revise their work. The theme for the forthcoming issue is Survival Strategy, but any critical works that examine video games through a critical or art historical lens are welcome. All submissions should be delivered to Editor in Chief, Tiffany Funk at tfunk@vgagallery.org. Original CFP and submission guidelines can be found here https://www.videogameartgallery.com/education/. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach…