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Call for applications: MFA at The University at Buffalo

https://arts-sciences.buffalo.edu/art/graduate/overview.html Come study at the top-ranked, flagship research university in the state of New York. The MFA and MA programs at the University at Buffalo exceed traditional boundaries and encourage diverse practices, art and activism, and emerging fields. The programs offer competitive and fully-funded teaching assistantships with health insurance. Funding options include the Arthur A. Schomburg Fellowship Program, full-tuition scholarships for MFA students, and university funding opportunities for MA students. Resources include a tier-one research university, the Arts Collaboratory, the Beijing Graduate Exchange, the hybrid studio laboratory facility Coalesce: Center for Biological Arts, studio space, access to departmental and interdisciplinary…

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Submit to Public_Public_Address Project by November 9th

Election season is a great time to support Black Lives Matter–the work of committed activists is integral to the short and long-term success of combating systemic racism and violence. Submit your protest to Public_Public_Address by the end of the day November 9 and the project will donate $5 to Black Lives Matter. If you’d like to participate, email your submission to jasonlazarus.photo@gmail.com with the subject line: SUBMISSION DONATION! More information can be found here (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1xbHegxh9rlG4gmi_riuYjFSYhza9bGTB9X4TQwPl6js/edit?usp=sharing). About: Public_Public_Address is a project by artists Jason Lazarus (Tampa, FL), Stephanie Syjuco (Oakland, CA), and Siebren Versteeg (New York, NY). “Public_Public_Address: A Nationwide Virtual…

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The New Media Caucus is accepting nominations for election to the Board of Directors

The New Media Caucus is accepting nominations for election to the Board of Directors. The deadline for nominations is midnight EST November 30th, 2020 BOARD MEMBERS (6 positions)New Board Members will be joining an international team of dynamic practitioners and scholars who make up the twenty-one person board. The Board is engaged with the daily operation of the organization as well as collaborative committee initiatives for Communications, the Media-N Journal, Resources, Grants, Scholarships and Finance, and Exhibitions and Events. Board Member’s duties include attending Board Meetings, participating on committees, and offering their expertise and assistance in the operation and development…

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Code Is Not Neutral: Coding Workshop + Reading Group – CQDELAB

Join CQDELAB for a pair of workshops around coding practices, algorithmic oppression, and calls for justice through creative coding. Each session will convene with a discussion of readings and videos focused on the intersection of code practices and social injustice. Coding workshops (p5.js and css) will follow the discussion. These workshops will lead to the creation of text based interactive works, which will become part of CQDE”s installation during their December Residency at ADDS DONNA Gallery, Chicago. Participants may attend one or both. WORKSHOP DATES:Sunday Nov 15: 1 – 4workshop: 3d shapes, textures, and animation with p5.jsreading: “A New Jim…

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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…

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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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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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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!…

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Open Call: New Media Caucus MediaLounge Events

Open Call: New Media Caucus MediaLounge Events at CAA 2021 in New York Every year, the New Media Caucus hosts a diverse set of programming — panels, round-tables, screenings, workshops, pecha-kuchas, and so forth — in the College Art Association (CAA) MediaLounge during the annual conference. These events are open to the public, and do not require CAA conference registration or membership.  The New Media Caucus invites proposals for our programming to be held in the CAA MediaLounge during the 2021 College Art Association annual conference in New York City (Feb 10-13, 2021). Proposals should reflect New Media Caucus’ mandate…

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[Commiserate Chicago] Media arts festival FEB 29 – MAR 1 @ MADD Center

Commiserate Chicago is an inaugural new media arts festival seeking to reflect on the state of media art, particularly in the context of Chicago, a city with a legacy of new media art and an emerging generation of artists. Commiserate Chicago 2020 is free and open to the public, taking place at the University of Chicago’s Media Arts, Data, and Design Center on Saturday, February 29th, and Sunday, March 1st. A full program schedule can be found on our website (here: https://commiserate.life/program-schedule). Through an exhibition, workshops, and talks, the Commiserate Chicago media arts festival invites artists and researchers to reflect…