[rohrpost] CALL FOR PROPOSALS to host the 9th International Conference on the Histories of Media Art, Science and Technology: Re: 2022

Oliver Grau Oliver.Grau at donau-uni.ac.at
So Jul 26 09:49:31 CEST 2020

CALL FOR PROPOSALS to host the 9th International Conference on the
Histories of Media Art, Science and Technology: Re: 2022
The Media Art Histories Board invites applications to host the 9th
International Conference on the Histories of Media Art, Science and
The international conference series, which was inaugurated in 2005 in
Banff, Canada, has since been held in several international venues
around the globe including Berlin in 2007, Melbourne 2009, Liverpool
2011, Riga 2013, Montreal 2015, Krems/Vienna 2017, and Aalborg 2019. A
significant MediaArtHistories stream will be held in Brazil at CIHA in
2021 and the call for proposals to host the 9th international conference
is currently open. The conference series aims to engage the growing
community of scholars from a range of disciplines including art history,
contemporary art practice, art theory, history of science, history of
technology, science and technology studies, media studies, image
science, visual studies, philosophy, cultural studies, anthropology,
architecture theory, sound studies, computer science among others to
develop and share new research and scholarship in the intersecting
fields of the histories of media art, science and technology. The host
of the conference in 2019 will have the opportunity to continue to build
on the impressive history of the conference series.
*Recognizing the increasing significance of media art for our culture,
the conference series on the Histories of Media Art discusses... the
history of media arts within the interdisciplinary and intercultural
contexts of the histories of the arts. Numerous individuals and
institutions collaborate to produce the international art history
conference series covering the media arts, the arts and technology,
art-science interaction, and the history of media as pertinent to the
contemporary arts.*
Proposals to host the conference will include the following
1. Proposed Dates
2. Proposed Venues (including information on number, capacity and AV
and network capabilities of spaces)
3. Rationale for hosting the conference
4. Host Local Organizing Committee
5. Relevant previous experience (e.g., committee members* experience in
hosting conferences, events, etc.)
6. Publicity Plan
7. Funding / Sponsorship plan
8. Preliminary Budget
Those interested in making a bid to host the conference can download
Deadline for final submission of proposals:  Dec. 1st 2020 

MAH Advisory Boards final decision for the 2021 host:  Spring 2021
MediaArtHistory Board (Steering Committee)
Andreas BROECKMANN, Leuphana Universität
Andres BURBANO, Universidad de los Andes
Sean CUBITT, Goldsmiths College, University of London
Oliver GRAU, Danube University
Inge HINTERWALDNER, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Erkki HUHTAMO, University of California Los Angeles
Machiko KUSAHARA, Waseda University, Tokyo
Katja KWASTEK, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Gunalan NADARAJAN, University of Michigan
Chris SALTER, Concordia University and Hexagram, Montreal
Paul THOMAS, UNSW Sydney

MAH Honorary Board: Martin KEMP, Jasia REICHARDT, Tim LENOIR, Itsuo
Peter WEIBEL, Douglas KAHN, Linda HENDERSON, Douglas DAVIS †, Rudolf
MEDIA ART HISTORIES PLATTFORM http://www.mediaarthistory.org
ARCHIVE OF DIGITAL ART http://www.digitalartarchive.at 
LIVERPOOL DECLARATION: http://www.mediaarthistory.org/declaration 

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