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NMC Judson Morrissey Excellence in New Media Award *UPDATED

DUE 11:59PM on JANUARY 30, 2021 *Update: Given the unprecedented circumstances of this year, we have decoupled this scholarship from attending the CAA conference and extended the deadline for submission. Any applicants who applied prior to the change do not have to reapply and will still be fully considered for the updated call.  The New Media Caucus (NMC) invites applications for The Judson-Morrissey Excellence in New Media Award: Scholarship for Students of Color. The scholarship fund provides multiple unrestricted $500 awards for students of color working in the field of new media art (artist, practitioner, history and/or criticism). Awardees will…

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Book Release – The Weaponized Camera in the Middle East: Videography, Aesthetics, and Politics in Israel and Palestine by Liat Berdugo

https://www.liatberdugo.com/work/weaponized-camera Book, 272pp., Bloomsbury / I.B. Tauris Imprint, 2021.Release date: January 28, 2020 — now available for pre-order directly from Bloomsbury. Description Drawing on unprecedented access to the video archives of B’Tselem, an Israeli NGO that distributes cameras to Palestinians living in the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, The Weaponized Camera lays out an argument for a visual studies approach to videographic evidence in Israel and Palestine. Using video stills as core material, it discusses the politics of videographic evidence in Israel and Palestine by demonstrating that the conflict is one that has produced an inequality of…

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Digital Arts MFA Tulane University New Orleans

$14,000 per year stipend The Digital Arts area of the School of Art allows students to explore the expressive and conceptual potential of digital-based projects ranging from print to physical computing. Application deadline is February 1st. Please note that the GRE is not required of MFA applicants in studio art. You may complete the application process online. https://liberalarts.tulane.edu/departments/art/academics/graduate/studio-arthttps://liberalarts.tulane.edu/academics/graduate-studies/prospective-studentshttps://liberalarts.tulane.edu/departments/art/academics/graduate/studio-art/faqs Images should be of recent pieces and indicate your primary interest and direction. The studio art faculty reviews all applications in early March and makes recommendations to the School of Liberal Arts on candidates to accept. All admitted students receive a financial…

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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 – Due Dec 7

The New Media Caucus is accepting nominations for election to the Board of Directors. THE UPDATED DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS IS MIDNIGHT EST DECEMBER 7, 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…

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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…