Event Details


Time: August 1, 2013 to September 1, 2013
Location: Laguna, CA USA
City/Town: Laguna, CA, USA
Website or Map: http://idmaa.org/conferences/…
Event Type: symposium, conference
Organized By: Brigid Maher
Latest Activity: Aug 2, 2013

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Event Description

International Digital Media and Arts Association

fast forward/2013, the eleventh annual International Digital Media and Arts Association Conference, will be held November 6-8, 2013 in Laguna Beach, California. iDMAa invites you to share your thoughts, work  and student program contributions to the digital media and arts discipline.

Call for Papers and Projects:
While we welcome papers and projects whose focus is on "the future," we are equally interested in papers and projects that question and subvert this idea of what lies before us. From disruptive technologies to neo-luddite practices, the conference wants to examine all sides of our unquestioning inclination to privilege "progress" and to look forward. Where is it that we are hurrying to arrive-and do we really want to arrive there? This year's conference theme is both a celebration of that which we build and study that brings about this halcyon future, and a joyous, subversive questioning of those practices and beliefs that underlie this impulse to look forward.

Creative research that demonstrates the convergence of different disciplines, media, cultures, and technologies is particularly encouraged. The conference will contain several tracks of programming that expand on the conference theme in the following areas:
art and design (process talks, history of digital art, algorithmic art, motion graphic design, video game design/theory/research, data visualization)
education (pedagogy, curriculum, software-as-service, digital humanities, promotion and tenure, digital media and arts pedagogy/curriculum)
narrative (electronic/digital/interactive literature, transmedia storytelling, motion graphics/comics, second screen viewing, narrative and sense-making)
media practices (mobile, advertising and pr, augmented reality, natural user interfaces, interaction/experience design, privacy in the 21st century, citizen journalism, social media activism)
All abstracts will be refereed for acceptance and should report on the results of creative or research projects that explore innovative areas of new media and will be posted as is on the conference website.

Submission guidelines:
1. Submit your abstract (maximum 500 words) online (http://www.formstack.com/landing/9100) as a word document by midnight, September 1, 2013. Panel proposals should be submitted as one file.
2. All abstracts should follow the formatting conventions found in the latest edition of the Chicago Manual of Style (documentary note), include keywords and a bio (maximum 100 words).
3. Authors will be notified via email of their submissions' status by approximately September 9.
4. Authors should confirm attendance by October 6.
5. To be reviewed for possible publication in The Journal of the International Digital Media and Arts Association selected conference proceedings, accepted papers of no more than 3500 words must be submitted in their final form (as a word document using your last name in the file name) by December 21. Details forthcoming at  .


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Mission of the Digital Arts Community Committee

To foster year-round engagement and dialogue within the digital, electronic, computational and media arts. Facilitate dynamic scholarship and creative programming within the ACM SIGGRAPH organization. Promote collaboration between artists and the larger computer graphics and interactive techniques community.

DAC Committee

ACM SIGGRAPH Digital Arts Community Committee:
Victoria Szabo, Chair
Andres Burbano, Sue Gollifer, Kathy Rae Huffman, Bonnie Mitchell, Hye Yeon Nam, Derick Ostrenko, Melentie Pandilovski, Jan Searleman, Ruth West.


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