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February 20, 2007



Call for Proposals

CALL: WIRED MADNESS :: Deadline: Friday, 2nd March 2007 :: Wired madness has broken out! Regardless of the mode of expression, this new era of performative art is upon us. This has been revealed recently in many cases: the use of an embedded persistence of vision display to flag a taxi, or the nerdy need to extend alternate-reality games into the real world, or even ironically be more close to the military's command and control digital networks to be employed on unsuspecting audiences by trained insurgent-performers using computational and conceptual couture as a 'secondary skin' in the act of creating the newest New Media art experiences for them.

The Digital Art Weeks 2007 invites Performing Artists to submit proposals in connection with wearable technology and the arts. We are seeking works that empower the performer in an explosion of the boundaries of the body and link the audience into the virtual of technologically animated space. Any form of immersion should trigger critical observation in the mind of the audience in order to counter act the most logical form of evolution in the 21st century enabled by technology: Intelligence without morals. A series of performances during three evenings will be organized in partnership with the Cabaret Voltaire of Zurich.

Notification of acceptance of proposals will be sent out on or before Friday, 2nd April 2007. For more information regarding the call please write to: daw-perfs[at]inf.ethz.ch

Posted by jo at February 20, 2007 08:54 AM