A call for papers and proposals for a conference about developing non-commercial content for large urban displays – LED, LCD, plasma screens, media facades. Themes to include: public displays as channels for alternative public braodcasting, interactive and participatory displays, the political economies of urban screens, evaluating content for public spaces.
Conference organizers are also looking for media proposals for public events and exhibitions exploring: web-based content and streaming media, connecting screen audiences in various places, interactive and participatory works, text pieces, video and animation which suit airing on urban screens, performance-based works including audiovisual performance/Vjing.
The conference will be held in Manchester, UK, Oct 11 and 12, 2007.
Email proposals for papers in the form of a 500 word max abstract and your/the presenter's CV by March 2, 2007 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Send project proposals in the form of a project description, illustrative material and the author's CV by March 2, 2007 to: CORNERHOUSE, Urban Screens Conference, 70 Oxford Street, Manchester M1 5NH, United Kingdom
For more info: Urban Screens Conference