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ISEA 2002 “ORAI”; Japan/ Call for papers&participation

vrijeme: 28.01.2002. - 31.10.2002.
mjesto: Nagoya, Japan
organizator: ISEA 2002.Steering Committee [MEDIASELECT, City of Nagoya, Nagoya Port Authority,etc] in partnership with the Inter-Society for the universities, and etc.

Od 27. do 31. listopada 2002.u japanskom gradu Nagoja održat će se jedanaesti International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA 2002).ISEA je međunarodna ne-profitna organizacija usmjerena promoviranju i razvijanju elektronske umjetnosti.ISEA 2002 Nagoya će se po prvi puta održati u Aziji, i očekuje se oko 1 500 sudionika, uključujući umjetnike, istraživače, studente...
Subject: Fw: ISEA 2002, Japan: Call for Papers, Performances etc. Call for papers &participation ISEA 2002 “ORAI” October 27-31, 2002 Nagoya, Japan On October 27-31, 2002, the Eleventh International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA2002) will take place in the city of Nagoya, Japan. Organizers for this event are the ISEA2002 Steering Committee [MEDIASELECT, City of Nagoya, Nagoya Port Authority,etc] in partnership with the Inter-Society for the universities, and etc. The Inter-Society for the Electronic Arts was founded in 1990 and is currently based in Amersfoort, Netherlands. ISEA is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and development of the electronic arts. ISEA is committed to interdisciplinary and cross-cultural communication/ cooperation between the arts and the fields of technology,science, education, and industry. ISEA2002 proves to be a major international event for members of the artistic community involved with electronic arts. ISEA2002 NAGOYA[Orai] the first ISEA symposium in Asia, is expecting about 1500 participants including artists, researchers, engineers, students,and presentations of over 200 papers and works from 30 countries around the world. Many related exhibitions, concerts, performances and other events are also planned to take place in the Nagoya area during the time of ISEA2002. ISEA2002 is committed to hosting an inclusive event, encompassing the many trends in electronic art throughout the world, including those with limited access to the latest technology and those working from a cultural context, which may be unfamiliar to the reviewers. Submissions to ISEA2002 from those who believe that a fuller understanding of the context of their work is needed for proper evaluation may attach supplemental information. Please mark this material clearly as supplemental. Members from communities that traditionally have been under-represented at ISEA are encouraged to identify the new perspectives that they can bring to ISEA2002. SYMPOSIUM SERIES The ISEA2002 Symposium is a continuation of the successful series First ISEA 1988, Utrecht, Netherlands Second ISEA 1990, Groningen, Netherlands Third ISEA 1992, Sydney, Australia Fourth ISEA 1993, Minneapolis, USA Fifth ISEA 1994, Helsinki, Finland Sixth ISEA 1995, Montreal, Canada Seventh ISEA 1996. Rotterdam, Netherlands Eighth ISEA 1997, Chicago, USA Ninth ISEA 1998, Liverpool/Manchester, UK Tenth ISEA, 2000, Paris, France TARGET GROUPS This event ISEA2002 NAGOYA[Orai] is oriented toward many groups, ranging from specialists to the general public. ISEA2002 will offer Papers, Panels, Round Tables, Posters, and Institutional Presentations for scientists, artistic experts, and professionals. Workshops and Tutorials hold special interest for teachers, students, and practicing artists. Exhibitions, Performances, Concerts, and Electronic Theater, are also aimed at the cultural exchange program and are open to the public. STATEMENT OF PURPOSE ISEA is committed to interdisciplinary and cross-cultural communication/cooperation between the arts and the fields of new media technology, science, education and industry. The aim of the symposium and the parent organization (also called ISEA) is to systematically investigate the problems and potentials of electronic art and to further inter-disciplinary and inter-organizational cooperation. For the purpose of the symposium, Electronic Arts is defined as “all art forms that use electronic technology as an essential prerequisite for their production”. The symposium will be held from Sunday, October 27th to Thursday, October 31st in Nagoya,Japan. THEME [Orai] is a Japanese word that has many interpretations. It refers to comings and goings, communication, and contact, as well as streets and traffic. About 200 years ago, a book titled Nagoya Orai was compiled and published in Nagoya which was used as a kind of textbook for teaching, writing, and development of literacy. Through discussions around art and its inter-disciplinary studies, ISEA2002 NAGOYA [Orai] hopes to provide an opportunity to create a new text and explore new forms of literacy in the electronically networked society. TOPICS Topics include theory, Internet & electronic society, art, design, architecture & urbanism, music, performing arts, programming & software, education & literacy as well as the 2002 special topics, [Orai]. COMMITTEES For ISEA2002, We organize Support Committee for foreign participants especially for ones from under-represented regions. The Support Committee will offer a wide variety of information about supporting work to be shown at ISEA2002, and on facilitating attendees” stay at ISEA2002. The Support Committee will provide access to information about grants, fee discounts, and reasonable accommodations. The Domestic Relations Committee will strive to build relationships between domestic institutions, colleges and universities to help participants arrange lecture opportunities to help participants” expenses. ART WORK COMMITTEE Jury for art works (presentation format; Exhibitions, Performances, Concerts, and Electronic Theater) -AMAMO Kazuo, Curator -KOHMURA Masao, President of ISEA2002 NAGOYA -MAEBAYASHI Akitsugu, Artist -MORI Shigeki, Director of ARTEC 89-97 -SAKANE Itsuo, President of IAMAS, Executive Advisor of ISEA2002 NAGOYA -SHIKATA Yukiko, Director of Steering Committee of ISEA2002 NAGOYA MEDIASELECT Board Members INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM COMMITTEE (List Members) CALL FOR PAPERS ISEA2002 SYMPOSIUM ISEA2002 invites Papers to be given during the symposium. Proposals for Panels, Round Tables, Poster Sessions and Institutional Presentations are also welcome. All proposals must be directly related to the aforementioned topics. Proposals that relate to the special topics [Orai] are especially encouraged. -Papers can be short (20 minutes) or long (45 minutes). The Papers will be published in the ISEA2002 Proceedings, to be published for the event. All Papers must be original, unpublished and in English. Please note that only an abstract (maximum 500 words, both formats) is required by the deadline(February 28, 2002) After an initial screening, the pre-selected authors will be requested to send their full materials, including illustrations. -Panel proposals should contain a description of the planned panel members. -Round Tables are discussions that any participant can join (sign-up during the symposium),so no description of the planned panel members is required. -Poster Sessions are rather informal presentations of research or art practice, with the aid of audio-visual equipments. They are not meant as performances but as presentations of interesting examples in order to trigger discussion. -Institutional Presentations are meant to introduce institutes,organizations, festivals etc in the field of the electronic arts. In principle, all relevant proposals will be accepted, but it must be noted that presenters in this category have no free admission to the symposium. WORKSHOPS AND TUTORIALS During the ISEA2002 symposium, practitioners and educators will have the opportunities to share information through a series of workshops and tutorial sessions. Workshops involve the guided development of ideas and exploration of specific theoretical and practical topics in arts and technology. Likewise, tutorials offer the chance for students and educators to learn programs and techniques in a classroom setting. Proposals should include which format is desired, a concise description of the given workshop or tutorial class, the number of participants envisioned to participate, as well as a clearly defined listing of resources (technical and physical)required. EXHIBITIONS Proposals for the Exhibition of prints, slides, video installations,interactive works, computer aided works, etc. are welcomed for the ISEA2002 Exhibition. Proposals should clearly describe the contents of the materials to be submitted, the necessary prerequisites (including hard and software, audio-visual equipment, necessary assistance, etc.) and include audio and/or visual material (pictures, tapes, etc.) for judging of the work. PERFORMANCES AND CONCERTS During the ISEA2002 Symposium, a series of Performances and Concerts will be staged. These events are meant for both the Symposium”s Participants and the general cultural public. The proposed Performances and Concerts should preferably be no longer than 20 minutes, although this is not a prerequisite. Proposers should include their equipment requirements in the proposal. ELECTRONIC THEATER A Film & Video Show will be held during ISEA2002. Individuals and institutes are invited to submit the best and most recent examples of their work in the fields of computer animation, image processing and video art. Besides autonomous pieces, the submission of applied work, such as commercials with aesthetic qualities, is explicitly invited. A selection will be included in the Electronic Theater program; a broader selection will be shown at the exhibition site. The documentation of Exhibitions, Performances, concerts and Electronic theater will be published in the ISEA2002 Catalogue, to be published before the event. DESCRIPTION OF HOSTING GROUPS HOST ORGANIZATION ISEA2002 Steering Committee Honorary President, MATSUBARA Takehisa(Mayor, City of Nagoya) Honorary Vice-President, TONOUCHI Youto (Deputy Mayor, City of Nagoya) Honorary Vice-President, SOMEYA Akio (Executive Vice-President, Nagoya Port Authority) President, KOHMURA Masao Chairperson, MOTOYAMA Kiyofumi Vice Chairperson Program Committee Chairperson, YAMAGUCHI Yoshiomi Domestic Relations Committee Chairperson, TSUDA Yoshinori Support Committee Chairperson, KOBAYASHI Ryosuke Publicity Committee Chairperson, ISHII Haruo Secretary-General, TATEMATSU Yumiko Vice Secretary-General, YAMADA Ko INFORMATION Contact ISEA2002 NAGOYA Office for further information Submission guidelines and entry form are available on our website. URL http// e-mail TRAVEL/LODGING Lodging is available at a number of locations near the ISEA2002 site and information on accommodations for all price ranges/ classes will be made available on our website. Information on travel arrangements and packages will also be available on the website. SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS If you are part of a demographic that has special requirements(disabled, etc.), please inform us upon your application, and we will accommodate you to the best of our ability. CHECKLIST Presentation Format [ ] a. Papers [ ] b. Panels [ ] c. Round Tables [ ] d. Posters [ ] e. Institutional Presentations [ ] f. Workshops [ ] g. Tutorials [ ] h. Exhibitions [ ] i. Performances [ ] j. Concerts [ ] k. Electronic Theater Topics (For Presentation Format #a-#g) [ ]1. theory [ ]2. internet & electronic society [ ]3. art [ ]4. design [ ]5. architecture & urbanism [ ]6. music [ ]7. performing arts [ ]8. programming & software [ ]9. education & literacy [ ]10. 2002 special topics, [Orai] Sample submission [ ] 1.Video documentation (max. 10 min.) on VHS or S-VHS (NTSC) [ ] 2.CD-ROM or DVD [ ] 3. Slides (Please label each slide clearly with your name, title of work, dimension [if applicable], and date of completion) [ ] Additional support information (sketches, drawings, notes, etc.) on the work entered. REQUIRED INFORMATION - A description of the artistic concept and technical realization (max.300words) (The artistic concept will be published on the catalogue) -Slides of the work(s) - Title of the work(s), Dimensions of the work(s) and an explanation of how the work functions (space requirements, form of interaction, role of the participants, etc.) - Biography of the author(s) 100 words - If a submission is from a member of an under-represented community, and that is relevant to the work, please send supporting information for consideration by the jury. - Mr. Ms. -First name -Family name -Organization -Contact information -Address -Postal code -City -Country -Phone -Fax -Email -URL Please send your complete submission to ISEA2002 NAGOYA Office e-mail Nagoya Urban Institute Bldg., 2-15-16 Kanayama, Naka-ku, Nagoya 460-0022 Japan Tel/Fax +81-52-321-6066 (We request that no originals be submitted, as materials will not be returned.) *As soon as your material (tapes, etc.) has been received, we will e-mail to confirm our receipt of your submission as soon as your material has been received. Publicity All submitters whose work is selected will receive a letter of acknowledgement including a possible request to use materials for ISEA2002 publicity. All participants will be credited properly for their work and the best of the entries will be shown to the international press during a press conference. forwarded by Petra Kuppers Artistic Director of The Olimpias Research Projects Assistant Professor of Performance Studies Bryant College, Rhode Island, US Tel (home) 401 738 1750 (office) 401 232 6455