[Pdmtl] Call for papers and works - Understanding Visual Music
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*Hexagram-Concordia Centre for Research Creation in Media Arts and
*in collaboration with the Department of Music*
Montreal - Canada
August 26th and 27th, 2011
CALL FOR PAPERS AND CREATIVE WORKS
A two-day conference focused on developing an understanding of the
practice of visual music, its definition, related creative and
perceptual considerations, current trends, technological innovation, and
possible future directions.
The event will take place on *Friday the 26th and Saturday the 27th of
August 2011* and will include paper sessions, roundtable discussions,
and creative works presentations.
We are inviting researchers to present studies that address visual
music's multiple definitions and dimensions, questions around visual
music aesthetics and meaning, hierarchy and correlation of sound and
image in this context, and the audience's perception thereof. Artists
are also invited to propose visual music presentations -- both live and
fixed. Attendance is required in both cases.
*Paper presentation*: please send *in the body of an email*:  an
abstract (250 words or less) and  a short biography ready for
printing (250 words or less). Additionally  attach a 3-page CV as a
*Visual music presentation*: please include *in the body of an email*:
 the title of your piece, duration, indication whether the
presentation will be live or fixed,  a short description of the
proposed piece (250 words or less),  a short biography ready for
printing (250 words or less), and  detailed technical needs. Also
include  links to audiovisual sample material hosted in a
*non-expiring URL* (for this reason, please do not send your
audio-visual material using /yousendit/ or any similar applications, and
do NOT send your audio-visual material by email) and  attach a
*3-page CV as a PDF file*.
*Paper presentations*: each paper will be presented in person by the
author for approx. 20 minutes followed by 5-10 minutes of discussion.
*Visual music presentations*: creative works presentations will take
place between paper sessions throughout the day and in a visual music
show that will conclude the colloquium.
*Roundtable discussion[s]*: an hour-long open discussion on key issues
related to the main theme of the colloquium.
- *Deadline *for reception of proposals: *June 18th, 2011*
- *Notification* of acceptance: *June 30th, 2011*
- *Confirmation of attendance* by artist/researchers:*July 20th, 2011*
- *Colloquium* UVM2011: *August 26th-27th, 2011*
*_UVM-2011 ORGANIZERS _*
Ricardo Dal Farra (co-director)
Eldad Tsabary (co-director)
*_CONTACT, INFORMATION and ABSTRACTS:_*
Email: uvm2011.concordia at gmail.com <mailto:uvm2011.concordia at gmail.com> **
(the UVM2011 web site will be online in a few weeks:
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