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2nd Call for Submissions - ARTECH 2008

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 7, 8 November: Portuguese Catholic University - Porto, Portugal

 Call for Submissions

 Artech 2008 is the fourth international workshop held in Portugal and
Galicia on the topic of Digital Arts. It aims to promote contacts
between Iberian and International contributors concerned with the
conception, production and dissemination of Digital and Electronic
Art. Artech 2008 brings the scientific, technological and artistic
community together, promoting the interest in the digital culture and
its intersection with art and technology as an important research
field, a common space for discussion, an exchange of experiences, a
forum for emerging digital artists and a way of understanding and
appreciating new forms of cultural expression.

 Main Topics
 Main areas are related with sound, image, video, music, multimedia
and other new media related topics, in the context of emerging
practice of artistic creation.
 Although non exclusive, the main topics of the conference are:
 * Art and Science
 * Audio-Visual and Multimedia Design
 * Creativity Theory
 * Electronic Music
 * Generative and Algorithmic Art
 * Interactive Systems for Artistic Applications
 * Media Art history
 * Mobile Multimedia
 * Net Art and Digital Culture
 * New Experiences with New Media and New Applications
 * Tangible and Gesture Interfaces
 * Technology in Art Education
 * Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality

 Authors are invited to submit:
 * A full paper of six to ten pages for oral presentation
 * A short paper up to four pages for poster presentations or Art
Installations proposals
 Submissions are accepted in the conference official languages:
English, Portuguese, Galician and Castilian.

 Artech 2008 has the format of a conference with technical sessions,
invited talks and discussion panels as well an exposition area for
installations. All the contributions are subject to a blind
peer-review and evaluation by the International Programme Committee.
All papers accepted for presentation will be published in a duly
registered book (ISBN) and a selection of the best papers will be
published in an appropriate scientific and technological academic

 Important dates
 Full papers submission: 2 June 2008
 Installations proposals and short papers submission: 9 June 2008
 Full papers notice of acceptance: 7 July 2008
 Installations proposal and short papers notice of acceptance: 14 July 2008

 [CITAR] Research Center for Science and Technology of the Arts
 [UCP] Portuguese Catholic University - Porto, Portugal
 [UM] Minho University