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September 30, 2005

Second International Conference


Digital Technologies and Performance Arts

School of Intermedia and Performance Arts Second International Conference for Digital Technologies and Performance Arts, Doncaster, UK, June 26, 27, 28, 2006; Call for Papers, Workshops, Performances

Following the success of the 1st International Conference for Digital Technologies and Performance Arts, the School of Intermedia and Performance Arts at Doncaster College announces DTPA 2006. This interdisciplinary conference provides a forum for those in the field of theatre, dance, music and performance (researchers, practitioners, educators, systems developers) for a dynamic and exciting exchange of approaches surrounding the use of new media technologies in live performance.

Proposals are invited for papers, performances, presentations/workshops, and poster presentations on the following topics:
• Live performance and interactive systems
• Motion capture/motion-sensing technologies
• Performance pedagogy, education and new media
• HCI and live performance
• Web based performance and virtual performance spaces
• Realtime music control
• Gesture and interactive multimedia
• Interdisciplinarity and new media
• Performance software/hardware development

Apart from papers in conventional format (30 minutes) there will be the opportunity for practitioner-researchers to offer
i) performances with corresponding documentation for post-production peer discussion,
ii) performance workshops
iii) digital technologies workshops
iv) performative installations with related paper (all 60 minutes).

Presenters may also wish to submit written papers for publication prior to, or following the conference, in the new International Journal of Digital Media and Performance Arts.

Proposals for research papers should be about 200-300 words.

Proposals for performances and installations should be submitted with an outline of about 200-300 words and either audio CD or DVD, as well as full details of technical and spatial requirements.

Workshop proposals should also be about 200-300 words with additional full details of technical and spatial requirements.

Notification of acceptance of papers will be sent out by the end of March 2006.

Performing arts companies and independent artists may have conference fees waived, but will be responsible for their own travel and accommodation fees.

Contact: School of Intermedia & Performance Arts, Doncaster College
Dr Dave Collins, Reader
High Melton
DN5 7SZ Doncaster, UK

Posted by jo at September 30, 2005 08:48 AM