Ciber@RT Bilbao 2004

The International Festival of New Technologies, Art and Communication: Ciber@RT Bilbao 2004 will take place in April 23-30, 2004, in Bilbao with the theme “Challenges for a Ubiquitous Identity.” The festival is seeking works pertaining to Net-Art, Off-Line Multimedia Projects, Computer-Generated Animation, and more.

FILE 2003

FILE 2003, The Electronic Language International Festival, will be launching its fourth edition on August 13, 2003. In addition, the second FILE SYMPOSIUM, which takes place August 19 Р23 in the city of Ṣo Paulo, will bring together artists and researchers from around the world to discuss media arts and digital culture.

ACH Trip Report

Written by Marjorie Luesebrink, ELO’s President, the trip report details the 2 ELO panels at ACH: an academic session titled “PAD: Preservation, Archiving, and Dissemination of Electronic Literature” and a
creative reading titled “Writers Reading Electronic Literature”

WOTS Call for Submissions

WOTS, Word On the Site, is a project that believes that the word of people should be seen as frequently as advertising and network news. It should be made clearly visible to the public, such as on LED displays. You can submit a poem, thought, or words of wisdom that may be scrolled on a large LED electronic display in Downtown Boston. For more information, visit http://www.freewalkers.com. This is part of the Digital Art in Public Space Conference.

Boston Cyberarts Festival Announced

Director George Fifield announced that a consortium of Boston-area arts and educational institutions will present a two-day Conference on digital and interactive public art on April 26-27 as part of the 2003 Boston Cyberarts Festival. “Digital Art and Public Space: Expanding Definitions of Public Art” will focus attention on art and technology and the expanding definition of public space in the 21st century

COSIGN 2003

COSIGN 2003: The 3rd International Conference on COMPUTATIONAL SEMIOTICS FOR GAMES AND NEW MEDIA will be held at the University of Teesside (UK) September 10 – 12, 2003 and will explore the ways in which meaning can be created by, encoded in, understood by, or produced through, the computer (using systems or techniques based upon semiotics). Deadline for submissions is March 28, 2003.

DRH 2003

DRH 2003: Digital Resources for the Humanities will occur at the University of Gloucestershire 31 August – 3 September 2003. The DRH conference brings together scholars, librarians, archivists, curators, information scientists and computing professionals to discuss the creation, exploitation, management and preservation of digital resources in the arts and humanities. Proposals for academic papers, themed panel sessions, posters and workshops are invited. The deadline for submission is 31 March 2003.

Electronic Poetry Event

Stephanie Stickland will read from V at the UCLA Hammer Museum on Tuesday, February 4 at 7 pm.

The Hammer Museum is in Westwood, at the northeast corner of Westwood Boulevard and Wilshire Boulevard. There is parking underneath the Museum, with an entrance off Westood, for a flat rate of $3. There is no admission charge for the reading, which is in Gallery VI.