Call for Papers: sIREN Conference 2017

Arts and Digital Practices

ECA – Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland
30 – 31 May 2017

sIREN ‘Art and Digital Practices Conference’ will explore digital practices and their social impact in contemporary artistic contexts. It seeks to create an interdisciplinary platform of communication among artistic practices, technologies, theory, artistic collaboration and digital media.

Themes:
*   The intersection of art and science
*   Digital arts and urbanism
*   Data analysis in art practice
*   Computation and creative processes

Submission deadline: March 30th 2017
You will be notified if your submission has been successful  by April 15th 2017

Please send your proposals to: siren.conference@ed.ac.uk

Papers/presentations and conference proceedings will be peer-reviewed and published online with DOIs.
Successful applicants will have the opportunity to attend hands-on workshops. There will also be a closing concert on the 31st.

Confirmed keynote speakers are:
Celia Lury (Director of Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, University of Warwick), Nicolas Donin (IRCAM, Paris), Peter Sinclair (Locus Sonus Sound Lab) and Jen Southern (CeMoRe, Lancaster University).

Confirmed workshop leaders are:
Trevor Wishart (Institute of Sonology), Kristina Andersen (STEIM, Amsterdam) and Chris Speed (ECA, Design Informatics).

Please note that there are no charges for registration and attendance.
Lunch, coffee breaks and a closing drinks reception are included.