[artinfo] Call: Mapping the Intersection of Art and Technology, NYC

Andreas Broeckmann ab at dortmunder-u.de
Tue May 3 16:30:15 CEST 2011

Date:         	Mon, 2 May 2011 19:53:34 +0100
From: 	Critical Information <critical.information.sva at GMAIL.COM>

Critical Information:
Mapping the Intersection of Art and Technology

Graduate Student Conference
Hosted by the MFA program in Art Criticism & Writing
at the School of Visual Arts, New York City, December 3, 2011

Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=194379380606817

Proposals due June 30, 2011 to critical.information.sva at gmail.com

Critical Information is an interdisciplinary graduate student 
conference, which provides a platform to assess current scholarship 
and research at the intersection of art, media, and society. Critical 
Information is particularly interested in engaging papers or projects 
that address the following issues: Art and Social Theory, Media and 
Memory, the History and Future of the Image, Mediated Image Making, 
Identity and Representation in the Mediated Environment, Philosophy 
and Media, the Work of Art in the Information Age, and more. All 
themes pertaining to the juncture of media, theory, and the visual 
arts will be considered.

Open to all current graduate students and those who have received a 
graduate degree within the last year, Critical Information is 
sponsored by the MFA Art Criticism & Writing Department at the School 
of Visual Arts.

Submission Requirements:
Name, School, Department Affiliation, Academic Status
Phone Number, Email Address
Title of Paper or Project
Abstract including thesis statement and main argument. 100-150 words

Important Dates:
Abstract Deadline: June 30, 2011
Decision Email: September 30, 2011
Paper Deadline; November 1, 2011
Conference Date: December 3, 2011

The MFA Art Criticism and Writing Department at SVA offers a two-year 
course of study leading to an MFA degree. For students who want to 
improve their writing and advance their knowledge of contemporary 
art, theory, literature, and history, this concentrated program 
offers seminars by practicing critics, editors, philosophers, poets, 
and artists. The focus in writing is on the essay as form, as well as 
on shorter forms of review, through intensive writing practicums. 

School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City is an established leader 
and innovator in the education of artists. From its inception in 
1947, the faculty has been comprised of professionals working in the 
arts and art-related fields. SVA provides an environment that 
nurtures creativity, inventiveness and experimentation, enabling 
students to develop a strong sense of identity and a clear direction 
of purpose. www.sva.edu

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