Call For Papers

Picteilín Creative Media Conference 2016
http://picteilin.com/

Life Through Pixels

Call for Papers for ‘Picteilín’ Creative Media conference at the Dundalk Institute of Technology, Friday, January 22nd, 2016.

Conference Theme: 
Creative Media and Games Studies: Narrative, Interactivity, and Emergent Digital Practices.

Deadline for Abstracts (Extended): Thursday, January 7th, 2016.

The digital media sector is one of the most dynamic sectors of a knowledge economy, with the creative origination that underpins the creative media industries affording much potential for experimentation. This conference aims to provide a platform for Irish and International academics, postgraduate students and practitioners to share knowledge and expand the boundaries of research that pivot on pixels.  Contributions are sought under the following themes:

1.              Game Studies
2.              Creative Media Content Creation and Technologies
3.              Creative Pedagogy and Transformative work practices
4.              Media, Culture, Community and Society
5.              New Media Narrative Forms

It is envisioned that there will be short and long academic research papers, practical exhibition installations, poster sessions, workshops, games and screenings.

We invite proposal abstracts to a maximum of 350 words, which may be accompanied by supporting visual material (submitted by email to 2016@picteilin.com). There will be an award presented at the conference for the best submission.

Postgraduate students, academics and practitioners who are not presenting at the conference are also encouraged to attend this event.  To record your interest and to be included on the mailing list, please send your email address to: 2016@picteilin.com You can also follow us on twitter at http://twitter.com/picteilin.

Registration will take place at the venue on the day of the event. You can also pre-book your ticket here or at https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/picteilin-2016-creative-media-and-games-studies-conference-narrative-interactivity-and-emergent-tickets-18367668190

Advice regarding local accommodation and transport is provided on the conference website at http://picteilin.com