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Geert Lovink [c] on Thu, 22 Sep 2005 09:47:16 +0200 (CEST)


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<nettime-ann> [call] URBAN SCREENS 05 /FIRST MONDAY SPECIAL ISSUE / CALL FOR PAPERS [u]


> URBAN SCREENS
> Discovering the potential of outdoor screens for urban society
> FIRST MONDAY SPECIAL ISSUE / CALL FOR PAPERS
>
> Deadline: Friday, 14 October 2005
>
> CALL FOR PAPERS The Institute of Network Cultures and First Monday are
happy
> to announce our first collaborative project: a special URBAN SCREENS
issue
> of First Monday, scheduled for publication in early 2006. Papers from,
or
> thematically related to, the conference are to be published in a
special
> First Monday issue. Mirjam Struppek, Berlin, Geert Lovink, Sabine
Niederer
> and Pieter Boeder of the Institute of Network Cultures will work with
Edward
> Valauskas, Chief Editor of First Monday, as special editors for this
issue.
>
> TEXT SUBMISSION As a contributor to/participant of Urban Screens, you
are
> invited to submit your text - or a draft/synopsis thereof - for review
to
> Pieter Boeder of the INC, pieterboeder {AT} yahoo.com, who will be happy to
give
> you advice and editorial assistance if needed. Deadline for submission
is
> Friday, 14 October 2005. After that, contributors will still have 60
days to
> put their papers in order. There are guidelines for authors on the
First
> Monday Web site at http://www.firstmonday.org/guidelines.html.
>
> URBAN SCREENS 2005 is an international conference ranging from
critical
> theory to project experiences by researchers and practitioners in the
field
> of art, architecture, urban studies and digital media. The focus is on
> understanding how the growing infrastructure of large digital displays
> influences the visual sphere of our public spaces. How can the
commercial
> use of these screens be broadened and culturally curated? How can
urban
> screens contribute to a lively urban society, and involve the audience
> interactively? Urban Screens 2005, 23 / 24 September 2005, TPG Building
/
> Stedelijk Museum CS, 11th floor, Amsterdam.
> http://www.urbanscreens.org
>
> FIRST MONDAY is one of the first openly accessible, peer-reviewed
journals
> on the Internet, solely devoted to the Internet. Since its start in
May
> 1996, First Monday has published 631 papers in 111 issues; these papers
were
> written by 748 different authors. First Monday is indexed in
Communication
> Abstracts, Computer & Communications Security Abstracts, INSPEC, ISI
Web
> of Knowledge, LISA, PAIS, eGranary Digital Library, and other services.
In
> the year 2004, users from 835,768 distinct hosts around the world
downloaded
> 6,728,893 contributions published in First Monday. In August 2005,
users
> from 89,498 distinct hosts around the world downloaded 485,746
contributions.
> http://www.firstmonday.org/
>
> Contact: Pieter Boeder
> Institute of Network Cultures
> HvA Interactive Media
> Weesperzijde 190, NL-1097 DZ Amsterdam
> t: +31 640 15 09 00
> f: +31 (0)20 5951840
> pieterboeder {AT} yahoo.com
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