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CfP: International Conference Stereo & Immersive Media

Die Veranstaltung findet vom 27. bis 29. Oktober in Lissabon statt. Beiträge werden bis zum 22. Juli entgegengenommen.

Der komplette Call for Papers lautet:

“The International Conference Stereo & Immersive Media 2016, on Photography and Sound Research, aims to
gather researchers, artists, curators, and archivists working on visual and sound media renowned for their
immersive features.
“Stereo” environments (stereoscopic and stereophonic) have been widening the fields of photography and sound
since the 19th century, contributing to the emergence of a progressively immersive media culture. This conference
aims to bring together photography and sound research fields and their relationship with stereo environments,
including other immersive visual media (e.g. panoramas, optical displays or virtual games) as well as sound art
Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
Nicholas Wade, Emeritus Professor at Dundee University. Researcher in the history of vision, binocular and motion
perception, and the interplay between visual science and art. His published books include: Brewster and
Wheatstone on Vision (1983) and Art and Illusionists (2016).
Larry J Schaaf, Director of the ‘William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné’, an online resource of the Bodleian
Libraries, and Founder and Editor of the Correspondence of William Henry Fox Talbot Projecthe, he’s currently a
Research Associate in the History of Art Department at Oxford. His published books include: Out of Shadows:
Herschel, Talbot & the Invention of Photography (Yale, 1992) and The Photographic Art of William Henry Fox Talbot
(Princeton, 2000).
Denis Pellerin, Curator of the London Stereoscopic Company. Co-authored books: La Photographie
Stéréoscopique sous le Seconde Empire; Diableries. Stereoscopic Adventures in Hell and Crinoline: Fashion’s
Most Magnificent Disaster.
We are inviting proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits addressing one
of the following themes:
1- Stereoscopic Photography (historical and contemporary);
2- Pre-cinema and Immersion;
3- Photographic and Sound Media Archaeology;
4- Panorama, Diorama and 360° Panoramic Photography;
5- Animation, Video games, Augmented and Virtual Reality;
6- Urban behaviour and the Influence of Sound devices;
7- Sonic Art and New Technologies;
8- Performance and Immersive environments;
Applicants will have the opportunity to submit their papers for publishing to the new International Journal on Stereo
& Immersive Media.
This conference is convened by Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias in collaboration with
CICANT (Centre for Research in Applied Communication, Culture, and New Technologies).
Abstracts should have between 200-300 words for a 20 minutes presentation and should be submitted along with a
short biography until 22 July on the website https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=simedia2016 When filling the
title field in easychair please indicate (within brackets) the number of the theme proposed in this call that best suits
your presentation.
The official languages in the conference are English, Portuguese, and Spanish.
Important dates and locations
Abstracts submission: July 22, 2016
Notification to authors: July 29
Conference: October 27-29, 2016, Lisboa
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Lisboa | Faculdade de Belas Artes,
Universidade de Lisboa
Full papers submission: November 25
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