ACM SIGGRAPH's DIGITAL ARTS COMMUNITY (DAC)
The HTMlles Festival of Media Art + Digital Culture 2010 :: is
currently seeking proposals for its 9th edition, to be held from
November 13 to 20, 2010, in Montreal, Canada under the theme of
The deadline for proposal submissions is Monday, September 13, 2010, at 9:00 PM.
Initiated by Studio XX in 1997, and evolving as quickly as technology itself, the HTMlles Festival is an international platform dedicated to the presentation of women's independent media artworks from all facets of contemporary technological creation, including but not limited to: digital storytelling, cyber art, short film and video art, audio and electronic art, installation, locative media, 3D animation, game art, virtual reality, electronic publishing, design, performance and interdisciplinary practices.
As a meeting place at the crossroads of creativity, technology and a wide spectrum of feminist perspectives, the HTMlles Festival focuses on the public presentation of innovative media artworks, panel discussions and workshops, creating dynamic connections between audiences, artists, cultural practioners, curators, producers, educators, scholars, students and technophiles.
The 9th edition of HTMlles will focus on the work of Canadian/Quebec- based media artists exploring concepts of .
HTMlles maintains an open and international focus.
As we resist - or converge with - a globally interconnected future, is it relevant to define our origins and explore common values? Can we have more than one at any given time, or no </ land> at all? Whose rights are recognized in what homelands?
How do we imagine new forms of connection to expand our parameters of citizenship, identity, language and our understandings of democracy and interactive communities?
What defines a place of belonging? When and how do we belong? How do we create a secure home and when is it time to leave it?
What role do Open Source methodologies (F/LOSS) and digital
technologies play in creating a sustainable future? What do digital
technologies reveal about the state of the natural world and our
perception of landscape?
HTMlles seeks stellar media works focusing on woman-centered
experiences that are shared and distinct within a national context and/ or which highlight the development and richness of Canadian/Quebecois media art practices.
HTMlles invites proposals of audience-ready works from emerging, mid- career or senior artists and curators based in Canada or Quebec. Collaborations with international artists or international works about Canada-based artists are also eligible.
Emerging artists may also consider submissions to the HTMlles
Please visit: http://www.htmlles.net/2010/en/callforproposals.html for
all the details + submission guidelines
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