The December 15th deadline is fast approaching for those interested in applying for a fellowship in electronic writing at Brown University. The fellowship lasts two years, with tuition and stipend covered, and leads to an M.F.A. in Creative Writing.
trAce is seeking proposals for INCUBATION3, the 3rd trAce International Symposium on Writing and the Internet. The deadline for proposals has been extended to December 15, and selections will be announced by January 31, 2004.
AIM V: SYZYGY, an exhibition to be held next year in Pasadena, CA, is calling for entries that explore the “remix” of humans and machines. The deadline for entries is November 30, 2003.
ArtScience: The Essential Connection will be published as a series of special sections over the next 3 years for the purpose of exploring the intersections of art and science. If interested, contact rootbern at msu dot edu for more information and to submit proposals.
“Teaching the Cyborg,” the final installment of the Technocapitalism thread The Politics of Information, is available at electronic book review.
“Fictional Worlds, Virtual Experiences” (archive url: http://www.stanford.edu/dept/ccva/) is an exhibition that presents the historical and cultural significance of interactive simulations, computer games, and video games. There is an emphasis on virtual gaming as forms of storytelling and communication. The exhibition opens November 12 at the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University. A free conference related to the exhibition will be held Friday, February 6 at the Cantor Arts Center Auditorium. The conference will allow scholars and game developers to discuss the role of narrative in computer games.
Indiana University Bloomington’s School of Informatics is looking to hire 30 new faculty members. If interested, visit the program website for the application and additional information.
Tiferet: A Journal of Spiritual Literature seeks fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and art to help reveal the Spirit. The first issue will be appear in January 2004 and includes an interview with Ray Bradbury, as well as work by Stephen Dixon, Alicia Ostriker, Ilan Stavans, Thomas E. Kennedy, and more.
The SIGGRAPH 2004 Art Gallery: Synaesthesia will showcase original digital art that explores new connections between the senses. Synaesthesia seeks works that enable us to re-experience, re-examine, and make sense of our bodies, our technologies, and our culture. If you work in any field of digital art and would like to participate, visit the website for further information. The deadline for submissions is January 28, 2004.
Brazilian web artist/teacher Guto NÃ³brega and his students at Universidade Federal de Rio de Janeiro have created a digital narrative based on the Lewis Carrol story, “Alice in the Wonderland.” The first few chapters are written, and they are inviting all those interested to collaborate. Contact gutonobrega at pobox dot com for more information.