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Call for Submissions: YTAND (You’re the Artist Now, Dawg!)

lich2.jpgYTAND (You’re the Artist Now, Dawg!) :: A Digital Minimalism Exhibition :: curated by Patrick Lichty :: Pages due 4/15/10 ::
Launch 5/1/10 ::

User-driven viral media sites such as have created a form of “internet – native” aesthetics that also seen on sites like,, and many others, that have inspired New Media artists like Marisa Olson, Jon Satron, JonCates and Cory Arcangel to create forms such as “dirt style” and “glitch”. As the site states, a “YTMND” is:

A page(s) featuring a juxtaposition of a single image, optionally animated or tiled, along with large zooming text and a looping sound file. YTMND is also the general term used to describe any such site. (from Continue reading

Jan 24, 2010
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Live Stage: IRZU on Tour [fr Paris]

6.jpgIRZU (Institute for Sonic Arts Research) (Paris part3) :: with Miha Ciglar (Sound) and Nika Autor – (Video) :: Sunday, January 24, 2010, 6:30pm – 11:00pm :: at La Generale nord-est, 14 avenue Parmentier, Paris, France

IRZU is presenting the last event within the “Paris” component of the project “IRZU on Tour”, which is going to continue on 5 continents throughout 2010. “IRZU on Tour” features a series of artistic productions and research projects of the IRZU institute. On Sunday the piece “Sonic beams / Acoustic shadows” will be premiered at the venue “La Generale” in Paris, France. Continue reading

Jan 23, 2010
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Call for NYC-based Composers – 6 Residencies [NYC, NY]

nyc.jpgOpen Call for New York City-based Composers, All Genres: Six Musicians’ Residencies :: Application Deadline: February 26, 2010, 5:00 PM.

NYC Performing Arts Spaces is pleased to announce an open call for applications for the Spring 2010 round of the Con Edison Musicians’ Residency: Composition Program.

New York City-based composers in all music genres are invited to apply for one of six (6) three-month residencies at one of three cultural facilities. The newly-expanded residency program will provide awardees with use of suitable composition and rehearsal space for a three-month period, as well as a stipend. Each facility will present a free public program featuring their resident composers’ work. Continue reading

Jan 20, 2010
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Call: Prix Ars Electronica Competition 2010

prix2.jpgPrix Ars Electronica Competition 2010:: entries in seven categories :: Deadline: March 5, 2010 :: Jury Sessions: April 15-18, 2010 :: Notification: Mid-May

Since 1987, the Prix Ars Electronica has served as an interdisciplinary platform for everyone who uses the computer as a universal medium for implementing and designing their creative projects at the interface of art, technology and society.

The Prix Ars Electronica, the Ars Electronica Festival, the Ars Electronica Center – Museum of the Future and the Ars Electronica Futurelab are the four divisions that comprise the Ars Electronica Linz GmbH, whose specific orientation and long-term continuity make it a unique platform for digital art and media culture. Continue reading

Jan 20, 2010
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Live Stage: The Wave – Opus 1 [de Berlin]

wave.jpgThe WAVE – Opus 1 :: February 4, 2010; 8:00 .m :: betahaus, Prinzessinnenstraße 19-20, 10969 Berlin :: live webstreaming here.

WAVE Berlin Panel Discussion 8-10pm: « Innovative Artistic and Economic Practices » with I-Wei li, Christine Kriegerowski, Claudia Burbaum, Ela Kagel, Eva Emenlauer-Blömers, Matthias Reichelt, Mike Stubbs, Tonia Welter.

WJ-SPOTS Berlin 10 PM to midnight: « 15 Years of Artistic Creation on the Internet » with Anne Roquigny, I-Wei Li, Pierre Bongiovanni, Helen Thorington, Marie Petit, Maria Ptqk, Per Platou, Hans Bernhard, Isabelle Arvers, Anne Laforet.

WAVE Berlin Panel Discussion: Fluctuations in the economy have become similar to global climate warnings: nobody knows exactly what will happen tomorrow, or whether the future will be bleak or bright. Uncertainty seems to become the only certain rule. Continue reading

Jan 19, 2010
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Live Stage: Haptic Feedback using airborne ultrasound [fr Paris]

irzu.jpgMiha Ciglar, from IRZU (Institute for Sonic Arts Research in Slovenia) will give a talk on: Artistic productions and research projects @ IRZU :: January 20, 2010 from 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. :: IRCAM – Centre Pompidou 1, place Igor-Stravinsky, Paris, France ::

The Institute for Sonic Arts Research (IRZU) is a non-governmental organisation. It is based on an interdisciplinary concept and is conducting artistic productions in the field of electro-acoustic music / sonic arts, as well as audio technology research and educational activities. The research activities include digital signal processing with the focus on Music Information Retrieval, as well as the development of new interfaces for musical expression. Continue reading

Jan 18, 2010
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Call for File 2010 and the File Prix Lux

file.jpgThis year, the artists, on registering their projects to take part in FILE 2010, will be competing for the FILE PRIX LUX prize.

FILE PRIX LUX was conceived to complement FILE’s actions in the area of electronic and digital languages, with the intent of rewarding, motivating and stimulating the emergence of new talents. This new initiative by FILE intends, besides the exhibition and presentation of works, to add value to such manifestations, conferring to the awarded artists a national and international impact.

Since 2000, FILE – Electronic Language International Festival constitutes an international interdisciplinary platform for the development of innovative and creative projects in the area of arts and technologies. FILE is a cultural, nonprofit organization that promotes a reflection on the main themes of the global contemporary electronic-digital context, always in a transdisciplinary vision in the political complexity of our time’s cultural universe. Continue reading

Jan 17, 2010
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Live Stage: Phonography on Something Else [us Chicago, IL and online]

m_00c6c73efd2104c40a98cf0f81baedbd.jpgChicago Phonography on Something Else :: hosted by Philip von Zweck :: on WLUW 88.7FM :: Sunday, January 17, 2010 at 10:00pm to Monday, January 18, 2010 at 2:00am :: live stream:

Something Else is Chicago’s longest running radio show devoted to seldom-heard and experimental, avant-garde musics, sound art, works of long duration (no excerpts!), and other less classifiable things that just don’t have an outlet. Chicago Phonography is a collective of artists interested in promoting creative activity in listening by broadcasting unprocessed field recordings as an ensemble in a context of live improvisation.

Jan 16, 2010
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Live Stage: Art’s Birthday 2010: on site [at Graz], on air [at ORF]

kunst.jpgKunstradio live from Graz: Art’s Birthday 2010 :: January 16, 2010 and January 17, 2010 ::

In the 1,000.047th year of Art’s existence, Kunstradio celebrates in the artist-run-space ESC in the Austrian regional capital Graz with a two-day-birthday-celebration including performances, media installations, a panel discussion, concerts etc. on site, and extending the “Fete Permanente” with the Art’s Birthday network on air and online.

NO BIRTHDAY WITHOUT PRESENTS! Please upload your audio/video gifts to Art at Continue reading

Jan 15, 2010
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Live Stage: Brian Alfred: Its Already the End of the World with 9 soundtracks [us New York, NY]

alfred.jpgBrian Alfred :: solo exhibit: It’s Already The End Of The World :: Friday, January 15, 2010 to February 20, 2010 :: Opening Reception: January 15, 2010 from 6:00 -9:00 p.m. :: NOSAJ THING will perform :: at Haunch of Venison, 1230 Avenue of the Americas between 48th and 49th Street, 20th Floor, New York, NY 10020 :: Telephone: +1 212 259 0000

Sawako Kato created one of the soundtracks for this animation. Other musicians are Flying Lotus, Ghislain Poirier, Ezekiel Honig, Roberto Carlos Lange, The One AM Radio, I am Robot And Proud, Marc Hellner and Shuta Hasunuma. Each musician created a soundtrack for the same video work, so, there are 9 different versions of music for the one animation.

Jan 15, 2010
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