“Active Space: Interactive Videodance” at UC Irvine

The Beall Center for Art and Technology at UC Irvine presents the premiere of “Active Space: Interactive Videodance” by Lisa Naugle and John Crawford with Frédéric Bevilacqua. The opening reception will be held Wednesday, May 12, from 8:00-9:00 P.M. For a schedule of performances and ticket information, visit the Beall Center website, or call 949-824-2787. An accompanying exhibition will be on view in the Beall Center gallery May 13-22. The exhibition is free and open to the public. For information on gallery hours, call 949-824-4339.

C.O.L.A. 2004

The opening reception for the C.O.L.A. 2004 Individual Artist Fellowships will take place this Sunday, May 9, 2-5 pm at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery. C.O.L.A. 2004 features Visual Artist Fellowship recipients Cindy Bernard, Jack Butler, Ann Chamberlin, Habib Kheradyar, Dan McCleary, Renee Petropoulos, Tom Recchion, John Sonsini, Takako Yamaguchi, and Jody Zellen; literary artist Wanda Coleman; and performing artists Deborah Greenfield, Jude Narita, and Pirayeh Pourafar. The Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery is located at Barnsdall Art Park, 4800 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027. The exhibition runs from May 5 to June 27.


Incubation is the premier international event for writers working on the web providing ideas, information and debate for the new media writing community. This year, Incubation3 takes place July 12-14 at Nottingham Trent University, UK. Speakers include Mark Amerika (Keynote Speaker), Ted Nelson, Paul Brown, Kate Pullinger, Alan Sondheim, Tim Wright and more than two dozen others. Visit the website to read the speakers’ biographies and abstracts online.

New Media Classroom Summer Institute

The 2004 New Media Classroom Summer Institute “Learning to Look: New Media, Visual Resources, and Humanities Education” will be held June 13-18 at The Graduate Center, CUNY. Participants will discuss new scholarship, examine new media resources, develop strategies for classroom implementation, and discuss individual and institutional implications of incorporating new technologies. For more information, visit the website or contact Professor David Jaffee of the CCNY Department of History.

LACDA Call for Artists

The Los Angeles Center for Digital Art (LACDA) announces an international open call for a juried competition featuring digital art. The selected winner receives 10 large archival prints of their work to be shown in a solo exhibition in the LACDA gallery on Melrose Avenue. Five second place winners will receive one print of their work up to be included in upcoming group shows.


TEXT, the Journal of the Australian Association of Writing Programs, is pleased to announce that its April 2004 issue is now online. Issue 3 in the TEXT Special Issue Website Series, focusing on the exegesis, is also available.

New Research for New Media

The New Research for New Media Symposium aims to bring together researchers who use new media technologies to further their existing research methodologies or use innovative research methodologies to further their research into any aspect of new media. New Research for New Media will take place at the Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona in Catalonia, Spain from September 30 to October 2, 2004. The call for papers for the Symposium is open to any researcher interested in writing a paper on the research method/s used for an actual research project on new media he/she is conducting or has conducted. These papers will focus on the methodology used rather than the outcome of the research. Abstracts must be submitted by April 30.