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Mason Dixon on Tue, 2 Dec 2008 09:19:45 +0100 (CET)


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> From: "Dan Oki" <danoki {AT} xs4all.nl>
> Date: December 1, 2008 6:55:58 AM CST
> To: spectre {AT} mikrolisten.de
> Subject: [spectre] 4th VIDEO VORTEX, SPLIT
>
> 4th VIDEO VORTEX, SPLIT
>
> Call for Contributions: Video Vortex Split: Online Video and the Arts
>
> On 22-23 May, 2008 the fourth edition of Video Vortex will take  
> place in
> Split, Croatia. Department of Film and Video by the Academy of Arts
> University of Split and Platforma 9.81 with Institute of  Network  
> Cultures
> from Amsterdam will organize the event. After previous events on  
> Online
> video and responses to YouTube in Brussels, Amsterdam and Ankara, this
> event will focus on the moving image on the Web.
>
> We invite contributions for the following themes:
>
> - Telepresence and Web Aesthetics
> Video meets Web Aesthetics: how is the phenomenon of telepresence
> incorporated in various art forms, such as music, theater, visual  
> arts,
> literature and cinema? What are underlying aesthetics in all of them  
> and
> what are specific interface contexts.
>
> - Social Cinema
> Has cinema found its way onto the Web? Did it change the essential
> features of cinema? What are the new possibilities of collaborative
> production? Does the future of Film museums and Cinematheques lie in  
> the
> on line cinematic databases?
>
> - Architecture and Moving Image
> Online video offers an immense database for the moving image to be
> displayed in urban public space.  What are the existing  
> cinematographical
> visions of this future? (think Blade Runner, Minority Report,  
> Children of
> Men,etc.) Which visions can be directly implemented and which will  
> remain
> film scenography?
>
> - Video Sharing
> Distribution, licensing, collaborative production, video hosting,  
> What are
> the standards and alternatives for sharing, licensing and hosting  
> moving
> images on the Web?
>
> - Technology and politics of the moving image
> Future of visual browsers. Control of moving image communication.  
> Moving
> image production in relation to cultural, technological and political
> dominances. Open standards and codex politics. Surveillance issues.
>
> - Literature and video online narrative
> Narrative strategies on the web. From screenplay writing with hyper  
> texts,
> broadcasted self and narrative avatars to collective narrative  
> processes
> leading to web literature, tag based video narrativity, public  
> journalism
> and performative real time literature.
>
> Please send in a 500-word abstract and a short bio to Dan Oki
> (danoki {AT} xs4all.nl) before February 5, 2009.
>
> During the Video Vortex in Split we will present five cinema events:
> 1) upload cinema  2) mobile phone cinema  3) social cinema
> 4) cinematic data base  5) performative cinema
>
> ///
> For further information on the previous Video Vortex editions,  
> please see:
> http://networkcultures.org/wpmu/videovortex/. Also check out the Video
> Vortex reader here:  Geert Lovink and Sabine Niederer (eds.), Video  
> Vortex
> Reader: Responses to YouTube, Amsterdam: Institute of Network  
> Cultures,
> 2008. ISBN: 978-90-78146-05-6. Available as a pdf here:
> http://networkcultures.org/wpmu/portal/publications/inc-readers/videovortex/
>
>
>
>
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