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ADA welcomes Scholars!

The Archive of Digital Art expands its field and includes scholars in its documentation. Scholars are invited to become members of the online community and set up their own ADA entry!

Scholars have the possibility to upload publications and text pdfs, announce upcoming events, post comments, document exhibitions, conferences and other relevant events and be represented in the Archive.

The community features also allow the active exchange of professional information with peers and the new “Light box” tool facilitates the examination and comparison of images for research and teaching.

To ensure a high academic standard 5 published articles and/or curated exhibitions are requisite for scholars to become members of the ADA community. Interested scholars may apply for an account here.

Featured Artist/Scholar

Simon Biggs
*1957
Born in Adelaide, Australia in 1957, new media artist Simon Biggs emerged as one of a small number of Australian artists during the 1970’s who were experimenting with electronic and digital media. With initial influences from diverse sources, such

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Rachel Uwa 30.08.2016
Dear researchers, come get hands-on with your research! We're offering a four-week intensive program in conjunction w/ The Influencers conference in Barcelona, Spain, about culture, politics, and artistic interventions on the Internet this Oct. 3-29. Only a few spots left, have a look and apply!
http://schoolofma.org/influencing-disruption/
Elizabeth Jochum 30.08.2016
CFP: Special Workshop on Machines and Performance. Papers, presentations, and video submissions welcome! Join us at Utrecht University in the Netherlands July 6-9, 2017.
http://www.acla.org/life-and-liveness-machines
Patrícia Contreras 30.08.2016
CfP: Revista Media & Jornalismo Tema: Media e Diversidade Coordenação da edição: F. Rui Cádima e Marisa Torres da Silva Nº 31 – Vol. 17, Nº2 (a sair em Outubro de 2017)
http://eepurl.com/b-MBcP
Vinzenz Hediger 28.08.2016
Out of print, but now available for free download: Nicole Brenez' "Cinémas d'avant-garde":
https://monoskop.org/images/7/72/Brenez_Nicole_Cinemas_d_avant-garde.pdf
Marisa Gómez 23.08.2016
Open Call for Texts and Art Projects: "Art and New Media in Latin America". Deadline: September 15th
http://interartive.org/2016/06/art-new-media-latin-america-call/
Oliver Grau 28.08.2016
Former MediaArtHistories Conf Chair Sean CUBITT interviewed on Animation by University of Cambridge.
http://www.thenakedscientists.com/HTML/interviews/interview/1001983/
Marek Ivashchyshyn 27.08.2016
September 1 under the biennial "Week of Contemporary Art" will be presented future Lviv festival LEMinarium
https://www.facebook.com/events/292007017823924/
Vince Briffa 26.08.2016
http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AOL225/resident-academic-full-time-post-in-interactive-art-and-design/
http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AOL225/resident-academic-full-time-post-in-interactive-art-and-design/
Vince Briffa 26.08.2016
Resident Academic Full-Time Post in Interactive Art and Design at the Department of Digital Arts, University of Malta. Deadline 23 September 2016
http://www.um.edu.mt/__data/assets/pdf_file/0005/287753/PostinInteractiveArtandDesign.pdf
Natalie Bookchin 25.08.2016
We're doing a search at Rutgers for an Assistant Professor in Media Art. It's tenure-track and the deadline is OCT 1. Please spread the word!
https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/31552
Irit Batsry 25.08.2016
In Lisbon this week. https://www.facebook.com/events/1075268102588386/
https://www.facebook.com/events/1075268102588386/
Elio Ugenti 25.08.2016
International Conference 'Contemporary Film and Media Aesthetics' (Rome - November 24, 25). EXTENDED DEADLINE: September, 10
http://roma3conference.wixsite.com/filmmediaaesthetics/call-for-papers-eng
Fernando Monreal 25.08.2016
Tendremos una telepresencia de apertura con Jussi Parikka.
https://www.facebook.com/events/1626868944310650/
Oliver Grau 21.08.2016
Our Field is still growing: MediaArtHistories Research has more than 8000 Members now!
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10154065808469682&set=gm.883741048399302&type=3
Paul Hertz 23.08.2016
This documentary video on #glitch and its precursors might interest researchers. It is centered on Chicago (#Chicago) and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, but has some substantial information and ideas (and yes, I'm biased):
https://vimeo.com/179653115
Juan Pablo Arias 23.08.2016
"One could imagine future technologies making use of self-dissolving or biodegradable transient electronics to contain symbolic digital possessions."
http://motherboard.vice.com/en_uk/read/how-digital-possessions-keep-us-from-letting-go-of-the-dead
Claudia Hart 23.08.2016
My department at SAIC is looking to hire, my wish for is a VR narrative person. Please spread it and apply!
http://www.saic.edu/about/jobsatsaic/facultypositions/full-timefacultypositions/#top
Joseph Nechvatal 22.08.2016
http://www.drailedmag.com/2016/08/22/reproduction-and-non-reproduction-of-multitudes-up-with-people/
http://www.drailedmag.com/2016/08/22/reproduction-and-non-reproduction-of-multitudes-up-with-people/
Monika Fleischmann 21.08.2016
Dear Friends and fellows, in case you are at ZKM | Center for Art and Media in Karlsruhe, Germany or nearby: Our work "Liquid Views" - the virtual mirror of Narcissus (1992) is currently shown in the foyer of the ZKM in Karlsruhe within the "Digital Water Games" exhibition. If you are at ZKM, PLEASE SEND US PHOTOS of you interacting with the installation for our artistic research on Performing Data and Interface! Many thanks and best greetings, Monika Fleischmann and Wolfgang Strauss https://www.facebook.com/MonikaFleischmann.WolfgangStrauss ================================================= "Liquid Views" (1992) by Fleischmann & Strauss, "a major classic of interactive media art" is one of the "masterpieces of media art" and part of the collection of the ZKM | Center for Art and Media in Karlsruhe. The work has been shown at the opening of the ZKM in the Media Museum (1997) and in over 100 cities in the world. Last shown 2013-14 at Fórum Eugénio de Almeida in Évora, Portugal. Now it was 'restored' during our stay as guest artists at the ZKM in 2016. http://zkm.de/en/event/2016/07/digital-water-games http://www.eculturefactory.de/liquid-views http://www.aec.at/humannature/category/history-lounge Below pictures of "Liquid Views" during setup at the ZKM Foyer and Wolfgang Strauss in the studio.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=155297398241169&set=gm.883348871771853&type=3
Matej Vakula 21.08.2016
Spaceship Jasny Dom - an article about a futurological congress I did in Krakow in 2015.Quantum theory & probability applied to the definition of art. Book coming up soon! http://bit.ly/szum-mag Link to EN transcript and photos: http://vakula.eu/spaceshipjasnydom.html
http://vakula.eu/spaceshipjasnydom.html
Irina Spicaka 10.08.2016
Julien Baylewill deepen your knowledge of MaxMSP, Ableton Live and Jitter through CC4AV Workshops in Berlin
https://www.facebook.com/cc4av/videos/1166273910083049/
Thomas Philipp 21.08.2016
Mamma Mia! That's what artists look like after taking the booze card at the Flusser game :-) Here is a first look at MYTHOS VON THEUTH, a game that is currently under development by the Austrian based art group qujOchÖ. It is a playful-performative confrontation with cultural and media theories of the last centuries and offers a ludological reflection of theories from Platon to Gotthold Ephraim Lessing to Friedrich Nietzsche to Marshall McLuhan and Laura Mulvey. The 12 stations in form of a classical board game are undermined in manifold ways by using medial devices and channels. MYTHOS VON THEUTH will be published in 2017 in an open design version (free copy) and in a limited handmade extended version. https://www.facebook.com/tpphilipp/media_set?set=a.10208390454177653.1073741826.1194500812
Alessandro Flux Violante 21.08.2016
Today in southern Italy, Abruzzi, we talk about media art here!
https://www.facebook.com/events/652976321544985/
Jason Bernagozzi 20.08.2016
Natasha Chuk is the Signal Culture researcher in residence this week! Natasha Chuk, PhD is a New York City-based scholar of media, visual studies, and philosophy, as well as an independent curator. Her work focuses on the intersection between technology, interface, and perception, particularly objects that address relations between presence and absence. She is the author of the recently published book Vanishing Points: Articulations of Death, Fragmentation, and the Unexperienced Experience of Created Objects. For more info, go to
http://signalculture.org/natasha-chuk.html