Balance-Unbalance 2016 Call for Participation

BunB2015data-scienceThe 5th edition of the Balance-Unbalance (BunB 2016) conference will be held from May 9 to 11 of 2016 in Manizales, Colombia.

BunB 2016 is an International Conference designed to use art as a catalyst to explore intersections between NATURE, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY and SOCIETY as we move into an era of both unprecedented ecological threats and transdisciplinary possibilities. The theme for BunB 2016 is “Data Science + Eco Action”.

BunB 2016 is seeking for papers, transdisciplinary workshops, artistic activities and exhibitions, posters and panels considering to propose, analyze and discuss specific projects and actions that could help us to face the serious environmental crisis. BunB 2016 is also open to host a diversity of virtual components allowing global accessibility and significantly reducing the carbon footprint of a major international conference.

Deadline for submissions: October 10, 2015 (midnight, Colombia’s time)
Notification of acceptance: November 30, 2015

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Deep Listening: 2nd Annual International Art-Science Conference

Deep Listening: Art/Science
2nd Annual International Conference on Deep Listening
July 10-12, 2014

Pre-conference workshops – July 7-9
Conference – July 10-12
Post-conference festival – July 12 &  July 13

Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)
at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Organized by Deep Listening Institute, Ltd
Presented by RPI’s School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS), RPI Arts Department and the Center for Cognition, Communication and Culture

More info: http://deeplistening.org/site/conference

Call for Proposals: The Global Composition

Deadline for submissions extended to March 30, 2012

 

We are looking forward to your artistic, scholarly or scientific proposals for our event:

The Global Composition
Conference on Sound, Media and the Environment
Darmstadt/Media Campus Dieburg (Hochschule Darmstadt), July 25-28, 2012

Info: http://www.the-global-composition-2012.org/index.html
Call: http://www.the-global-composition-2012.org/call.html

Contact: fabienne.rudolph@stud.h-da.de

Deadline for submission: March 30, 2012
Notification: April 20, 2012

Proposals are invited for roundtable discussions, workshops, papers/posters, applied and artistic contributions, relating, but not limited to the conference’s main focus. The conference’s official language will be English.

Providing a specially positioned “Next Generation”-thread, the conference is very interested, to create a forum for young scholars, scientists, artists as well as for students, and encourages them to send in their proposals. Please send abstracts for roundtable discussions, papers/posters, workshops & proposals for compositions or other artistic contributions by March 1, 2012.

As keynote presenters we expect Bill Fontana, R. Murray Schafer, Hildegard Westerkamp et al.

The conference venue is located near the Frankfurt airport in beautiful historic surroundings, with attractive landscapes, very good wine, culinary highlights, and good conditions for exchange and conviviality. All this makes, too, a central starting point for your summerbreak, be it locally, nationally or internationally.

We hope to welcome you in summer on our Media Campus Dieburg of Hochschule Darmstadt.

Best,
Sabine Breitsameter

The conference is supported by the “Understanding Canada”-programme/Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade and the Embassy of Canada Berlin, in collaboration with Darmstädter Ferienkurse/Darmstadt Summercourse, Cork Institute of Technology/School of Music, Ireland and endorsed by the World Forum for Acoustic Ecology.

Project Direction:
Sabine Breitsameter
Professor for Sound and Media Culture
Media Arts and Sciences
and
Claudia Soeller-Eckert
Professor for Basics of Media Design
& Interactive Media Design

Postal address:
Hochschule Darmstadt
Faculty of Media
Haardtring 100
64295 Darmstadt

Visitors’ address:
Mediencampus
Max-Planck-Str. 2
D-64807 Dieburg

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