[rohrpost] MediaArtHistories International Award: Call for Nominations

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Mon Apr 20 16:35:27 CEST 2015

MediaArtHistories International Award: Call for Nominations

On the occasion of its 10th anniversary, the Media Art Histories Conference Board is pleased to announce the inaugural Media Art Histories Award for Outstanding Achievement. This award will be presented to an individual scholar working in any language who has on a sustained basis and at a very high level contributed to the field. Presentation will occur at the Re-Create 2015 Conference on the Histories of Media Art, Science and Technology in Montreal, 5-8 November 2015, and individuals will be recognized the award at all future conferences.


The Media Art Histories Board would now like to ask for nominations. Please submit proposals of approximately 500 words describing the nominee's merit and achievements in scholarship in the histories of the media arts, the arts and science and/or the arts and technology, and related fields.

The time for nominations will close on May 10, 2015.
Please submit your proposals to coordination(at)mediaarthistory.org 
A committee of board and non-board members will select the MediaArtHistories Award winner.

Initiated by the Media Art Histories Board:
Prof. Dr. Sean CUBITT (Deputy Head of Department & PhD Tutor / Media and Communications / Goldsmiths University of London / UK), Univ.-Prof. Dr. habil. Dr.h.c. Oliver GRAU (Head of Dept & Chair Professor in Image Science / Danube University / AT), Dr. Linda Dalrymple HENDERSON (David Bruton, Jr. Centennial Professor in Art History / Dept of Art + Art History / University of Texas at Austin / US), Prof. Dr. Erkki HUHTAMO (Departments of Design Media Arts, and Film, Television, and Digital Media / University of California Los Angeles / US), Prof. Dr. Douglas KAHN (Professor of Media and Innovation / National Institute of Experimental Arts (NIEA) / University of New South Wales, Sydney / AU), Prof. Dr. Martin KEMP (Emeritus Professor of the History of Art / Oxford University / UK), Prof. Dr. Machiko KUSAHARA (School of Letters, Arts and Sciences / Waseda University / Tokyo, Japan), Prof. Dr. Tim LENOIR (Kimberly J. Jenkins Chair for New Technologies in Society / Duke University / US), Prof. Dr. Gunalan NADARAJAN (Dean / Stamps School of Art & Design / University of Michigan / US), Prof. Dr. Paul THOMAS (Director / Fine Arts at College of Fine Art / University of New South Wales /AU)

Recognizing the increasing significance of media art for our culture, this conference series for the Histories of Media Art discusses the history of media art within the interdisciplinary and intercultural contexts of the histories of art.