Switch media: 2nd Call for Submissions / prolonged entry deadline "switch media_ art festival pathiharn electron [supernatural]" – Chiang Mai, Thailand – 6th-30th April 2004.
switch media chiang mai is an independent, non-profit artists initiated organization run by an international team with different backgrounds and skills in art, new media and project-management. switch media’s main objectives are to introduce & educate & train interested parties with new media art under experimental conditions; to intervene in the overall development of new media with an artistic approach; to evaluate the use of new media (art) in contemporary society.
switch media_ art festival 2004, Pathiharn Electron [Supernatural], will celebrate & inspire new ways of thinking about our changing technological world. The festival will consist of exhibitions, installations & screenings of new media art; special events like experimental sound works & happenings in public space; workshops, lectures & an international conference (23rd-25th April 2004). The festival’s main location will be the Chiang Mai University Art Museum, but some activities will be held throughout the city of Chiang Mai. These extended activities will be a way to acknowledge & explore Chiang Mai’s rich social spaces as its night markets, food stalls, karaoke bars, internet cafes, video arcades, etc.
We hereby invite interested artists and theorists, organizations and institutions to participate in pathiharn electron [supernatural]. We especially invite the neighbouring region.
switch media accepts any form of digital media art – which includes digital video, sound & music, computer based/generated works, online-experiments, software, games, asf. As the festival will happen throughout Chiang Mai we especially look for submissions which can be used in installations. A team of curators will select the works. Selection results will be sent out by mail or email in February 2004. switch media will produce a documentation.
Administrativa: Festival date: 6th-30th April 2004
Conference date: 23rd-25th April 2004
(Main) Venue: Chiang Mai University Art Museum
PROLONGED deadline for installation submissions: 31st January 2004. PROLONGED deadline for other submissions: 15th February 2004. Deadline for conference papers (watch out for different call): 15th February 2004.
All submissions _must_ be send by REGISTERED mail to:
switch media chiang mai
c/o Chiang Mai University Art Museum
239 Nimanhemin Road
Chiang Mai 50200
PLEASE inform us by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org when you send submissions! If you’ve sent submissions before & haven’t received our confirmation – please get in touch at: email@example.com! Please, don’t send any material by email!
Submissions should include:
- The Entry Form (see at bottom)
- ID (name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone, fax) and short CV (max 300 words).
- CD, VCD, DVD or video-tape of the actual work.
- Technical requirements & data-format-specifications.
- If the proposed piece is conceptual, please send a short description (max 500words).
- If the proposed piece is an installation, please include a short description (max 300 words) & an illustration/sketch.
- If the proposed piece is netbased, please send the URL.
For general information on switch media or the festival pathiharn electron
fax: +66-53-907169, +66-53-218280
For administrative & partner information:
For other administrative questions:
Ratchanok "Nok" Ketboonruang
For artist administrative inquiries:
Pisithpong "Ong" Siraphisut:
For media or other communications inquiry Rachada "Cat" Laohapenseang
You’re hereby invited to join our mailing-list:
Call for Papers for "Digital Art and Culture
The Digital Arts and Culture Conference Programming Board is
now inviting practitioners working in the Digital and New Media
Arts to consider submitting papers for streaming worlds MelbourneDAC
The 2003 iteration of the Digital Arts and Culture
(DAC) international conference series is to be held on the city
campus of RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia from May 19 to 23,
Keywords: Augmented Reality, Cyberculture,
Electronic Fiction, Electronic Music, Electronic Nonfiction, Electronic
Poetry, Electronic Spatiality, Electronic Temporality, Flash Fiction,
Flash Nonfiction, Games Culture, Games Sociology, Games System Design,
Games Theory , Hypertext Literature, Hypertext Theory , Interactive
Architecture, Interactive Cinema and Video, Interactive Graphic
Performance, MOOs, MUDs, RPG, Networked Improvisation, Networked
performance, Streaming Narrative, Time Based Interactive Media,
Virtual Reality, Virtual Worlds,
Proposals: Artists, scholars, developers
and practitioners working in these and cognate fields are invited
to submit 500 word proposals for papers and panels by September
15, 2002. All proposals for papers and panels must be submitted
via the submission page which will be available from the conference
All contributions will be reviewed by the conference academic board
and short listed nominations will be contacted by November 1, 2002.
Short listing does not mean that your work has been
accepted for the conference. Short listing means you will be invited
to write a full paper, panel proposal, or forum description for
review by the program committee. Only complete papers, panel submissions
and forum descriptions will be considered for acceptance and this
is subject to full peer review by the program committee.
Paper and panel submissions must be completed and submitted by February
1, 2003 for final peer review and consideration. All accepted work
will be published in a full conference proceedings.
Papers: Papers are academic presentations that reflect any
of the conference themes. Proposals for papers are limited to 500
words and should give the program committee an indication of your
major argument or arguments, and your theoretical approach. It is
expected that only abstracts that suggest an original contribution
to the field will be short listed.
Panels: Panels are themed discussions that concentrate on
any of the conference themes. Panels are to consist of a position
statement (that may or may not be collectively authored) that panel
members respond and contribute to. Panel proposals ought to include
a draft position statement (maximum of 500 words) and list the members
of the panel. Panels are expected to make a constructive and original
contribution to debate and ideas in the field.
What is DAC?: DAC is an international conference focusing
on new media theory and practice in critical contexts. It has nurtured
a significant international community of young and innovative researchers,
artists and scholars in the interdisciplinary field of new media,
and has become the benchmark conference for research and collaborative
endeavour in new media. DAC has always offered a specialised forum
that has emphasised the importance of bringing together leading
practitioners for the exchange of ideas and to develop international
professional networks and knowledge economies.
MelbourneDAC:Streaming Wor(l)ds recognises
and intends to continue this role through the papers, panels, and
forums it hosts, and the innovative series of collaborative workshops
and events that will be undertaken by all conference participants.
The mission of MelbourneDAC is to not only exchange ideas and promote
new developments in digital arts and culture but to ensure that
all participants develop relevant and sustainable professional communities.
The first DAC conference was held at the University
of Bergen, Norway, in 1998 under the auspices of the Norwegian Research
Council. It has since been hosted by the Georgia Institute of Technology
(1999), The University of Bergen (2000), and Brown University (2001).
MelbourneDAC:Streaming Wor(l)ds is the first time that DAC will
be held in the southern hemisphere and will provide a regional focus
within the international DAC community.
Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Cultural Studies
Centre for the Study of Culture and Society
announces Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Cultural Studies.
Remuneration: Rs. 13,600/- p.m. (inclusive of allowances).
Duration: One year (extendable to two)
- Candidates should have a Ph.D acquired in the
past five years, in any of the humanities/social sciences disciplines.
- They should be engaged in innovative interdisciplinary work in
which cultural questions figure centrally, and should have a proven
track record of publication in their chosen area.
- Candidates should preferably be under 35 years of age.
Selected candidates shall be required to participate
in the teaching and research activities of the Centre.
Applicants should submit the following:
1. Detailed CV.
2. Two published research papers.
3. Brief description of the project the applicant intends to take
up during the fellowship period.
Please send the above by mail to the following
Administrative Officer, Centre for the Study of Culture and Society,
466 9th Cross Madhavan Park, 1st Block Jayanagar, Bangalore,
India - 560 011
Last date for receiving applications: October
Conference on Scientific and Engineering Computation (IC-SEC) 2002
has extended its deadline for participation. Abstracts must be submitted
by 31 August. The inaugural International Conference on Scientific
& Engineering Computation (IC-SEC) 2002 aims to create a forum
for engineers and scientists who are involved in the use of high
performance computers, advanced numerical strategies, computational
methods and simulation in various scientific and engineering disciplines.
The conference offers participants a platform to present and discuss
latest trends and findings or simply to learn about the state-of-the-art
in their particular field(s) of interest. The conference also hopes
to provide a forum for the interdisciplinary blending of computational
efforts in various diversified areas of sciences such as biology,
chemistry, physics and materials, and all branches of engineering.
The organising committee has therefore devised a broad range of
topics and application areas surrounding the theme of this conference,
all of which involves modelling and simulation work using high performance
is an acronym for "Open Platform for Unlimited Signification!"
It is an online space for people, machines, and codes to play and
work together - to share, create and transform images, sounds, videos
and texts. Opus is an attempt to create a digital commons in culture,
based on the principle of sharing of work, while at the same time,
retaining the possibility of maintaining traces of individual authorship
An online adjunct to the documentary installation
"Co-Ordinates: 28.28N/77.15E :: 2001/2002" presented at
Documenta11, Kassel, OPUS (Release Candidate) went public on the
8th of June, 2002.