Deadline nears for conference papers

The deadline for the Call for Papers for this year’s BFX Conference on the theme Analogue to Post-Digital is in less than one week


The key note speakers for 2015 include Prof. Wolfgang Ernst, Dr. David Berry and Prof. Charlie Gere.

Prof. Wolfgang Ernst is Professor for Media Theory at the Institut für Musik und Medienwissenschaft at Humboldt University, Berlin, where he co-runs the Media Archaeological Fundus. He is also author of Digital Memory and the Archive (2012), and a compilation of other literature including “Media Archaeography: Method and Machine versus History and Narrative of Media”, and From Media History to Zeitkritik (2013)

Prof. Charlie Gere, from the Lacaster Institute for Contemporary Arts and author of Digital Culture (2002), Art, Time and Technology (2006), Non-relational Aesthetics, with Michael Corris (2009), and Community without Community in Digital Culture (2012)as well as co-editor of White Heat Cold Technology (2009), and Art Practice in a Digital Culture (2010), and many papers on questions of technology, media and art.

Dr. David M. Berry, Director of the Sussex Humanities Lab and author of Critical Theory and the DigitalThe Philosophy of Software: Code and Mediation in the Digital Age,Copy, Rip, Burn: The Politics of Copyleft and Open Source,the editor of Understanding Digital Humanities and co-editor ofPostdigital Aesthetics: Art, Computation and Design.-

The deadline for pre-constituted panels, paper abstracts or artist roundtables is the 31st August and we hope that you will be able to join us – if not as a speaker then as an attendee to the conference.

We are seeking proposals for paper submissions in the form of a short synopsis of not more than 300 words: The submissions will be anonymous and presented to a panel of selected reviewers.

We invite submissions related to, but not limited to, the following topics:

  • Hybridity
  • Digital Culture
  • The Archive
  • Intermedia Practices
  • Intertextuality in Moving Images
  • Digital Memory
  • Transmedia
  • New Pedagogies in Moving Images
  • Curatorial Practices
  • Film
  • Digital Arts
  • Animation
  • Computer Animation
  • Media Archaeology

Paula Callus is the BFX Conference Director. To submit a paper, visit the website.

For more information on the 2015 BFX Conference, click here.

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