The third SLS European Conference will be held in Paris from June 23 to 26, 2004. The conference, themed “Conversation: Enacting New Synergies in Arts and Sciences,” will allow scholars to exchange ideas about a wide variety of topics in the humanities and sciences. Topics include biotechnology, complexity in art and science, visualization technologies, translating between disciplines, and more. For additional information about the conference and the call for papers, email slsparis04 at aol dot com.
The Miami University Center for Interactive Media Studies presents the digital art conference “2004 Interactive Media Forum: Creative Space|Digital Space.” The conference will take place October 11-12 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Multimedia performance artist Laurie Anderson will be holding a concert at the conference on October 11 at Hall Auditorium.
Joseph Tabbi, editor of the electronic book review, will lead the West Virginia University Department of English Summer Seminar in Literary and Cultural Studies from June 3 to 6. He will give a public lecture on “The As Yet Unwritten Page: Approaching Literary Sites and Systems” on June 3 at 7:30pm, in the Rhododendron Room, WVU Mountainlair.
The Beall Center for Art and Technology at UC Irvine presents Hybrid Vigor, an open lab, exhibition, and performance group show. Hybrid Vigor will feature original works by students in the Arts Computation Engineering (ACE) graduate program, as well as selected new media and interdisciplinary arts initiatives across campus. The opening reception will be held June 3 from 6 to 9pm, and the exhibition will last June 4-19.
The next stop on Tim Wright’s Roadshow Tour is the Hay Literature Festival on Saturday 5th June at 9:30am. He’ll take part in a panel discussion, sponsored by the Orange Prize for Fiction, with Kate Mosse, the creator of Orange Labyrinth, the online writing community, and Emily Angle, editor of the BBC Get Writing website. They will discuss online publication, interactivity and multi-media narrative. Tickets for the event cost Â£5.00 and can be purchased online at the website. You may also listen to the ‘hay radio: listen live’ webcast online.
Although the “Networks, Art, and Collaboration” conference is over, the conference website is well worth visiting for links to discussion archives, digital art websites, resources, downloadable publications, and more.
Professor Dominic Massaro will give a presentation today on “Development and Evaluation of a Computer-Animated Tutor”. The talk will take place at UC Santa Barbara, Engineering I, Room 2114 at 4 pm.
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 FrÃ©dÃ©ric 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.
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.