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Call for Papers

  • Deadline:
    March 22, 2006, 11:43 a.m.

Call for Papers:
College Art Association Conference, NYC 2007
http://www.collegeart.org/conference/2007-call-papers.html


DIGITAL DIFFERENCE: RECONTEXTUALIZING NEW MEDIA ART

Chair: Juliet Davis, University of Tampa, 302 49th St. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33710



From fine-art games to electronic literature, new media have introduced

a host of terms that might seem contradictory in the context

of traditional art scholarship and cultural studies. While some

writers have made cases for new media as extensions of art and

literary traditions, others see completely new cultural forms that

largely break with tradition. Furthermore, while some cultural studies

scholars have seen interactive media as the ultimate postmodern

expression, others note modernist trends such as generative-

software artists' focus on form. This panel seeks to identify

attributes of new media that distinguish them

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