Deadline:
Jun
30
2011
Call for Proposals:

Critical Information: Mapping the Intersection of Art and Technology

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POSTED BY: Russet Lederman | Mon May 2nd, 2011 11:36 a.m.
LOCATION: MFA program in Art Criticism & Writing, School of Visual Arts

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@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. 
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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. http://artcriticism.sva.edu/

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

Link:
http://artcriticism.sva.edu/?post=call-for-proposals-graduate-student-conference

Address:
MFA program in Art Criticism & Writing, School of Visual Arts
209 East 23rd Street
New York, NY , New York 10010-3994
United States of America