Call For Proposals: First Reno Interdisciplinary Festival of New Media

  • Deadline:
    Sept. 6, 2006, 10:16 a.m.


The First Reno Interdisciplinary Festival of New Media

Attention Graduate Students!

Call For Proposals: Exhibit, Netart, Present, Perform, Project(full dome)

The 1st Reno Interdisciplinary Festival of New Media will highlight the work of currently enrolled graduate and phd candidates working in experimental digital media at Universities throughout the United States and abroad. Graduate students working in and across disciplines are encouraged to submit works to be considered for this unique opportunity. The event breaks down into five interrelated events/venues: exhibit, netart, perform, project and present.

We invite proposals from currently enrolled graduate and phd students to submit work for consideration. Artists working in all visual and performative media incorporating digital systems, including but not limited to: interactive art, robotics, slash artists, movement/dance, gaming, net art, full-dome video/animation, generative systems, sculpture, locative media, electronic music, sound art, experimental theater, performance art, etc. are invited to apply. Collaborations and works in progress are welcome and encouraged.

A limited number of travel/accommodation grants are available and will be awarded by the festival jurors.

Festival jurors: Joseph DeLappe, Chair, Department of Art/UNR, Marji Vecchio, Director, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery/UNR, Dan Ruby, Associate Director, Fleischman Planetarium/UNR

Deadline for submissions: Must arrive by September 29th, 2006

Entry Information:
Please send:
- 200 word maximum description of your work/proposal, specify the event/venue to which you are applying
- current resume
- name and contact info of graduate committee chair/advisor
- appropriate documentation of your work product (DVD, CDrom, URL).
- please inform us of any technical requirements and/or equipment necessary to show your work.

Email applications, where appropriate, are welcome - send these to .
If you wish the return of your material, please include a SASE. Our mailing address:

The 1st Reno Interdisciplinary Festival of New Media
Digital Media Studio
Department of Art/224
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, Nevada 89557 USA

This event is sponsored by the Benna Foundation for Excellence in the Fine Arts, The University of Nevada, Reno, Department of Art, The Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, the Fleischman Planetarium and Science Center, and the Nevada Museum of Art.