Re: vancouver project

Subject: Re: vancouver project
From: Jean-Marc Pelletier (
Date: Wed Apr 27 2005 - 04:44:07 EDT

Mathew Adkins wrote:

>There was a call for papers/participants for a conference in Vancouver? a few days back posted by Barry Schrader I think.
>The conference was about looking at the interaction between different technologies and was looking at sound art, interactive art, sound poetry and a whole bunch of artists from fluxus, pina bausch, cage etc.
>If anyone has details of this could they please resend it to me.
Was it this?

Originally from Christof Migone:

>> Call for Papers, Performances and Creative Works
>> University of Victoria, BC, Canada
>> September 8th-11th, 2005
>> Submissions for papers and proposals for performances, installations and
>> other creative works are now being accepted for the COLLISION Symposium to
>> be held at the University of Victoria, BC, Canada from September 8-11, 2005.
>> It is sometimes assumed that Interarts and Interdisciplinary creation
>> involves a seamless integration [NC1] <> of two or more distinct artistic
>> practices, and ideally that these practices will easily fuse into a work
>> that can be viewed as an integrated whole. However, as artists who attempt
>> this fusion find, it is often far from easy to integrate disparate media.
>> For the Collisions Symposium we seek presentations and artistic works that
>> examine these difficulties, conflicts, rough seams, uneven mixtures, and the
>> debris and detritus resulting from artistic collisions, as well as
>> presentations that question how artists approach these acts of
>> integration/disintegration.
>> We are seeking proposals for conference-length papers and performances that
>> address the issues of Interarts creation/collaboration as a collision
>> between artistic elements and forms. For this symposium we seek to create an
>> atmosphere of interaction between academic discussion and artistic
>> presentation. Consequently, we also encourage presentations that fall
>> between the standard academic paper format, including discussions your
>> interarts/interdisciplinary practice, lecture-performances, and creative
>> works that engage critical interaction. We welcome papers that examine
>> theoretical concepts and/or the development of artistic processes, as well
>> as performances and creative works from within the following areas:
>> Sound Art
>> Instrumental Theatre
>> Immersive Environments
>> New Music Theatre
>> Interactive Works
>> Visual Theatre
>> Live Art
>> Video/Visual Poetry
>> Dance Theatre
>> Performance Art
>> Intermedia
>> Experimental Theatre
>> We also welcome presentations that examine the following topics or artists:
>> Fluxus
>> Dada
>> Happenings
>> Gesamtkunstwerk
>> Total Theatre
>> Sound Walks
>> Dramaturgy for Interarts/Interdisciplinary Creation
>> Collaborative Processes for Interarts/Interdisciplinary Creation
>> Directing Interarts/Interdisciplinary Creation
>> Pedagogy of Interarts/Interdisciplinary Creation
>> Heiner Goebbels
>> George Aperghis
>> John Cage
>> Robert Wilson
>> Pina Bausch
>> R. Murray Schaffer
>> Meredith Monk
>> Dieter Schnebel
>> Mauricio Kagel
>> For Paper Submissions (20-30 minute presentations), please forward an
>> abstract (.doc, .rtf format) of no more than 300 words to Dylan Robinson at
>> For Performances and Creative works please mail submissions to:
>> Dylan Robinson
>> Department of Visual Arts
>> University of Victoria
>> PO Box 1700 STN CSC
>> Victoria BC V8W 2Y2
>> For Artistic works and Performances Please Include:
>> 1. Documentation of the work including slides, video, DVD, or recordings
>> 2. A short description of the work including requirements for the type
>> presentation space and length of the performance
>> Please note that we are only able to provide minimal technical support, and
>> no financial compensation for travel or transportation of materials.
>> Successful applicants will be notified of their acceptance in early June.
>> _____

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