We are thrilled to announce Rafael Lozano-Hemmer as one of PSF2016 Guest Artist!
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer was born in Mexico City in 1967. In 1989 he received a B.Sc. in Physical Chemistry from Concordia University in Montréal, Canada. He is a faculty associate of the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University. Electronic artist, develops interactive installations that are at the intersection of architecture and performance art. His main interest is in creating platforms for public participation, by perverting technologies such as robotics, computerized surveillance or telematic networks. Inspired by phantasmagoria, carnival and animatronics, his light and shadow works are “antimonuments for alien agency”. His large-scale interactive installations have been commissioned for events such as the Millennium Celebrations in Mexico City (1999), the Cultural Capital of Europe in Rotterdam (2001), the UN World Summit of Cities in Lyon (2003), the opening of the YCAM Center in Japan (2003), the Expansion of the European Union in Dublin (2004), the memorial for the Tlatelolco Student Massacre in Mexico City (2008), the 50th Anniversary of the Guggenheim Museum in New York (2009) and the Winter Olympics in Vancouver (2010).
The submission deadline for the Call for Art Projects has been extended to March 20, 2016!
We are happy to announce Professor Kate Mondloch as one of our Keynote Speakers.
Kate Mondloch is Associate Professor of Contemporary Art and Theory in the Department of Art and Architectural History at the University of Oregon, where she also directs the New Media and Culture Certificate program. Her research interests focus on the cultural, social, and aesthetic possibilities of new technologies. She is the author of Screens: Viewing Media Installation Art (University of Minnesota Press, 2010). Her second book, tentatively entitled Eye Desire: New Media Art, Feminism, Technoculture, is forthcoming with the University of Minnesota Press.
The submission deadline for the Call for Papers has been extended to Sunday, January 10, 2016!
For more information check the Authors Guidelines and the Documentation section.
We are happy to announce that Fundação Millennium bcp is the official sponsor of the PSF2016!
The PSF2016 in partnership with the Millennium Gallery – a joint effort of Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon University and Lusófona University – is calling for artists to submit an artwork to be presented at the group exhibition of the Post-Screen: International Festival of Art, New Media and Cybercultures.
Art projects pre-submission | December 1, 2015 — January 31, 2016
Notification of art project’s acceptance or rejection | April 30, 2016
Art projects final submission for exhibition | May 30, 2016
Group exhibition opening | November 11, 2016
Venue | Millennium Gallery (Lisbon, Portugal)
For more information see Artists Guidelines.
We are pleased to announce Professor Jussi Parikka and Professor Beryl Graham as keynote speakers of the PSF2016 international conferences.
Dr Jussi Parikka is Professor at the Winchester School of Art (University of Southampton) who divides his time between Istanbul and the UK. His work in media theory has received wide international attention; the various books have addressed a wide range of topics relevant to a critical understanding of network culture, aesthetics and media archaeology of the digital. The books include the media ecology-trilogy Digital Contagions (2007), Insect Media (2010) and most recently, A Geology of Media (2015), which addresses the environmental contexts of technical media culture. In addition, Parikka has published such books as What is Media Archaeology (2012) and edited various books, most recently Writing and Unwriting (Media) Art History (2015, with Joasia Krysa) on the Finnish media art pioneer Erkki Kurenniemi.
Dr Beryl Graham is Professor of New Media Art at the University of Sunderland, and is co-founder of CRUMB resource for curators of new media art. She curated the international exhibition Serious Games for the Laing and Barbican art galleries. Her Ph.D. concerned audience relationships with interactive art in gallery settings, and she has written widely on the subject for periodicals including Leonardo, Journal of Curatorial Studies, and Art Monthly. Beryl Graham books include Digital Media Art (Heinemann 2003), Rethinking Curating: Art After New Media (MIT Press 2010 with Sarah Cook), and New Collecting: Exhibiting and Audiences (Ashgate 2014 ed.). She has presented papers at conferences including Navigating Intelligence (Banff), Decoding the Digital (Victoria and Albert Museum), and Cultural Value and the Digital (Tate Modern).
The organization informs that the date of the PSF2016 International Conference was changed to 17 and 18 of November, 2016.