Empyre Announces Two Full Merit Scholarships for Digital Artists

The moderated discussion forum for networked media, -empyre-, just announced two full merit scholarships for week-long digital media workshops this summer (June-September 2008) at the Aspen-based arts center Anderson Ranch. The scholarship is available to -empyre- readers interested in developing their digital art practice, and the call is open to applicants of any nationality. Those interested must reply by April 6th to scholarship.empyre AT gmail.com with the following materials: CV in pdf format, url to selection of your current art work (from the last 3-5 years), and a brief (300 word) letter of interest, with response to the following questions: What conceptual and material directions are important to your work? How might participation in one of these workshops advance your own practice and development?

See below for a selection of a few of the digital media-related workshops offered in the upcoming season:

June 9-20: The Photographer's Book, exploring the narrative with Douglas Holleley
June 23 - 27, 2008 Mary Lucier The Poetic Forms of Video Art
July 7 - 11, 2008 Elliot Earls Explorations in Digital Filmmaking
July 28 - Aug 1, 2008 Christina McPhee Personal Geographies: large-format photomontage
August 4 - 8, 2008 Golan Levin Interactive Imaging: computational and interactive artworks
August 11 - 15, 2008 Deborah Bright Photographing the New West
August 11 - 15, 2008 Jonah Brucker-Cohen / Katherine Moriwaki Scrapyard Challenge
August 18 - 22, 2008 Zoe Strauss Thinking about Seeing