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Call for papers: Sentient creatures: Transforming biopolitics and life matters

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Where: University of Oslo
When: 15-17 September 2010
The concepts of biopower and biopolitcs, so eloquently and significantly laid out by Michel Foucault, are quite possibly insufficient to our understanding of past and contemporary living. Just think about zoonoses including the ‘swine flue’ pandemic, and the ways in which the production of facts about the human body [...]

Sculpture & Performance – conference – Henry Moore Institute and Tate Liverpool

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Where: Henry Moore Institute in collaboration with Tate Liverpool
When: 24-26 March 2010
This 3 day conference will explore the complex relationship between sculpture and performance over the last century and into the present.  Much research has been carried out on performance and live art more generally in recent decades, but this conference intends to look at the subject through [...]

Call for papers: Visual Studies journal issue on New Visual Technologies – Shifting Boundaries, Shared Moments

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Guest Editors: Connor Graham, Eric Laurier, Vincent O’Brien and Mark Rouncefield
Synopsis
This special issue of Visual Studies explores the implications of the wide range of contemporary and emerging visual technologies for social groups, professions and institutions. Visual technology has been and is being transformed in a number of areas: carriers (e.g. cellular networks, the Internet), production technologies [...]

Call for papers and artworks – ACM SIGGRAPH 2009/Leonardo MIT Press

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Leonardo/ACM SIGGRAPH 2010 Special Issue Featuring SIGGRAPH 2010 Art Papers and Juried Art Gallery
Guest Editor: Lira Nikolovska
We are now accepting submissions for a forthcoming special issue of Leonardo. The issue will feature SIGGRAPH 2010 Art Papers and the SIGGRAPH 2010 Juried Art Gallery.
SIGGRAPH 2010, in collaboration with Leonardo/ISAST, honors not only artists and artwork, but [...]

Coded cloth: A 21st-century revolution in art, fashion and design on leonardo’s gallery

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Curated by Melinda Rackham the gallery can be seen at http://www.leonardo.info/gallery/gallery425/codedcloth.html
This gallery was also published in the print journal Leonardo, Volume 42, Issue 5 (2009)

Fourth International Conference on Design Principles and Practices 13-15 February 2010

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Although this conference is coming up very soon they are still considering papers. There is also an option for virtual presentations (see below) and for submissions to be considered for Design Principles and Practices: An International Journal. See the themes below and also the breadth of interests covered in the draft program.
Where: University of Illinois at [...]

CFP: The Computational Turn

Tags: Academic Ventures Big Humanities call for papers Collaboration computational turn Data mining Data Stream Database Structure Digital Humanities Geospatial Hermeneutics Information visualisation Language and Code locative media Open Source pattern Research Management software studies Technology and Telecommunications Workshops

What: Workshop
Where: Swansea University
When: 9 March 2010
Website: http://www.thecomputationalturn.com/
Keynotes: N. Katherine Hayles (Professor of Literature at Duke University).
Lev Manovich (Professor, Visual Arts Department, UCSD).
The application of new computational techniques and visualisation technologies in the Arts & Humanities are resulting in new approaches and methodologies for the study of traditional and new corpuses of Arts and Humanities materials. This new [...]

Textures is the theme of the 2010 SLSAeu conference

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What: Conference of the Society for Literature, Science and the Arts (Eurpopean group)
Where: Riga/Liepaja (Latvia)
When: 15-20 June, 2010
The SLSA-EU 2010 conference
…is dedicated to exploring fabrics, structures, surfaces, and interfaces in a world that has been transformed to a large extent through technoscience and networked media. This transformed world is highly textured, partly through verbal and [...]

3 volt public art – Call for entries — Swedish electronic public art project

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Deadline: January 31st, 2010
The project
Electrohype is to realize a project with 4-6 individual outdoor electronic art pieces located in the central parts of the city of Malmö, Sweden. The goal is that artworks should be totally autonomous and be able to be left alone without the need of supply of electric power or any form [...]

Leonardo Art/Science Evening Rendezvous of December 2009: Constructive Interference of the Arts and Sciences

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An event about Artists and Scientists who work/think/imagine/engage at the intersections of the Arts and Science. http://www.scaruffi.com/leonardo/dec2009.html
Date: 9 December 2009
Time: 6:30 to 10:00
Location:  SETI, 515 N. Whisman Road, Mountain View, CA 94043
Leonardo ISAST and SETI Institute invite you to a meeting of the Leonardo Art/Science community. See below for location and agenda.The event is free and open to everybody. [...]

ACVA Virtual Art Lab 2010 (submissions close 8th of January 2010)

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ACVA Virtual Art Lab 2010 now open for expressions of interest from Australian artists
What: three-day intensive workshop
Location: Melbourne
Date: February 2010
Deadline: Submissions close on the 8th of January 2010.
ACVA is looking for up to 10 Australian artists working in virtual art, hybrid art, net art, augmented reality, and realtime audio-visual 3D environments to attend the workshop. [...]

ARTECH 2010-5th International Conference of Digital Arts 22 & 23 April, 2010

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Date:  22 & 23 April, 2010
Location: Guimarães, Portugal
Artech 2010 is the fifth international conference held on the topic of Digital Arts. It aims to promote contacts between Iberian and International contributors concerned with the concept, production and dissemination of Digital and Electronic Art. It aims to bring the scientific, technological and artistic community together, promoting the [...]

Mapping Data: Performing Landscape

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Date: Wednesday, 16 December 2009
Time: 13:00 – 17:00
Location: HUMlab, Umea University, Sweden
Way back in the summertime Jen Southern (UK), Jen Hamilton and Chris St Amand (Canada) presented their Running Stitch artwork in the Open Source Embroidery exhibition at BildMuseet. Whilst the artists were in town we were all excited to meet Per Sandstrom at SLU who has [...]

Talk by Ian Lowe — Climate Change: What can we expect from Copenhagen?

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Talk by Professor Ian Lowe, President of the Australian Conservation Foundation
Curtin University of Technology’s Australian Sustainable Development Institute (ASDI), The John Curtin Institute of Public Policy (JCIPP) and the Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute (CUSP) presents a free lecture by Professor Ian Lowe, Emeritus Professor of Science, Technology and Society at Griffith University.
The world is [...]

robot challenge by engineering students

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iNexus – witness the robotics challenge at Curtin
Curtin University of Technology students are hosting the inaugural Australian stage of the international robotics competition, iNexus on Saturday 5 December.
The competition is an opportunity for engineering students to build their own robots to contend against other teams from across Australia, with the winners flying to India to [...]

2nd International Conference on New Media and Interactivity

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Call for Papers for the 2nd International Conference on New Media and Interactivity:
Dear Colleague, You are cordially invited to the 2nd International Conference on New Media and Interactivity (NMIC 2010). It will take place in Nisantasi, Istanbul, Turkey, on April 28th – 30th, 2010.
The conference web site is now online at:
http://iletisim.marmara.edu.tr/newmedia
We invite you to visit conference [...]

\\\\\\\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ SCANZ 2011: Eco sapiens — deadline 21 November

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Extinction or adaptation? Evolution or Revolution? What are we facing?
The complexity and urgency of the crises of today calls for us to engage together in new ways. Deep shifts in our consciousness may be required for long-term cultural changes to occur. This is a call for expressions of interest from people who are concerned with these issues.
A symposium [...]

WA: State of Science Communication one day session

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From ScienceNetwork WA’s list:
WA: State of Science Communication
Date: Thursday, 5 November 2009
ScienceNetwork WA would like to invite those of our membership who are science communicators, or have an interest in the field, to attend our event, WA: State of Science Communication.

 As a field, science communication is rapidly gaining recognition for its importance to the [...]

Hydrobotanics symposium — wetlands, plant life and Darwin’s islands

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‘HYDROBOTANICS’ – Tuesday, 17 November 2009
A symposium hosted by ICLL and Createc on the twin subjects of water and plant life in Western Australia.
For its end-of-year symposium, the International Centre for Landscape and Language (ICLL) at ECU’s Mount Lawley Campus is pleased to present a distinguished array of biologists, geographers, writers, artists, and other creative and scientific people.
The [...]

artists collaborating with animals

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Exhibition, live event, free symposia and workshops 2 – 4 October 2009, A Foundation London, Rochelle School, Arnold Circus, Shoreditch, London E2 7ES

Still from Portrait de Famille, Nicolas Primat/Patrick Munck
How do humans and animals relate to each other? In The Arts Catalyst’s Interspecies exhibition and event, seven international artists have created a range of work [...]