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FASCINATE 2013 : FASCINATE - Thoughtful Technology & Beautiful Interfaces

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Link: http://www.fascinateconference.com
 
When Aug 28, 2013 - Aug 28, 2013
Where Falmouth, Cornwall
Submission Deadline May 15, 2013
Categories    papers   presentations   workshops   posters
 

Call For Papers

Fascinate is an interdisciplinary conference investigating the current and future applications of ubiquitous computing technologies in visual and performance arts, architecture, craft, design and interactive media.

Fascinate will explore technology, design and experience related to ubiquitous computing. Areas of interest include: ambient intelligence; experience design; cognitive environments; augmented performance; pervasive media and
the internet of things.

Fascinate will offer participants the opportunity to present and discuss their work, inspire and be inspired by the work of others across a range of fields of practice; build on the experience of keynote speakers and establish new and eclectic collaborations.

FASCINATE WILL EXPLORE

The design of augmented reality, performance
and interaction

Digital technologies in contemporary art, craft
and design practice

The use of sound design, animatronics and
context-based media

Current developments of ambient intelligence
and architecture


THEMATIC AREAS

Ambient Computing and Cognitive Environments
Pervasive Media
Tangible, haptic and embodied Interfaces
Ubiquitous computing and architecture
Low cost embedded processing in product design
Innovative interfaces in contemporary arts and crafts
Augmented musical instruments
Interfaces for dance and theatre
Networked performance
Motion and gesture analysis
Augmented Reality

Contributions are welcomed in the form of:

Papers
Posters
Demonstration/installation
Workshop
Performance


SUBMISSIONS

Deadline: 15 May 2013.

General Requirements

Document Formats: please submit your written proposals in only PDF, OpenOffice (.odf) or MSWord (.doc) formats.

Video: if you wish to provide video or other large files in support of your proposal then please provide links where they can be viewed online, link to a dropbox folder or on CD/DVD/USB media.


Proposal for papers (to be peer reviewed) should include:

An abstract (500 words maximum including bibliography)
A short biography (200 words maximum)
Full name and contact details (address, email and phone)


Proposals for demonstrations/installation should include:

A description of the work (500 words maximum)
Supporting media (video, images, sound) showing previous examples of same work or that will enable us to understand the work you are proposing
A short biography (200 words maximum)
Full name and contact details (address, email and phone)
Details of any equipment that a) you will be bringing; b) that you are requesting us to supply
Details of any special technical or space requirements
Details of any health and safety considerations



Proposals for performances (for the reception evening or to
accompany a paper presentation) should include:

A description of the work (500 words maximum)
Supporting media (video, images, sound) showing a previous performance of same work or that will enable us to understand the work you are proposing .
A short biography (200 words maximum)
Details of any other artists or performers that will be working with you
Full name and contact details (address, email and phone)
Details of any equipment that a) you will be bringing; b) that you are requesting us to supply
Details of any special technical or space requirements
Details of any health and safety considerations

Proposals for workshops (exploring themes of conference, held parallel to afternoon sessions on both days of conference) should include:

Title and short description of workshop proposal (500 words maximum including bibliography)
A short biography (200 words maximum)
Details of any equipment that a) you will be bringing; b) that you are requesting us to supply

Proposals for posters (up to A1 in size for display throughout the conference) should include:

Title and short description of poster (500 words maximum)
A short biography (200 words maximum)
Full name and contact details (address, email and phone)

BURSARIES

A limited number of bursaries will be available for students and artists contributing to the conference (paper, poster, installation, performance, workshop) to cover registration, travel, accommodation and materials. If you would like to apply for a bursary then please state this in your submission.

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