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The Think Art conference at Boston University’s College: Call for Papers+Art

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CALL FOR PAPERS GUIDELINES

The Think Art conference will be held in Boston University’s College of Fine Arts building from October 14th-15th, 2011.

Please submit a 500-700 word abstract formatted as a Microsoft Word document (.doc or .docx) for blind review to thinkartconference@gmail.com by June 15, 2011. All identifying information should be included on a separate cover sheet, including the author’s name, title of the presentation, institutional affiliation, mailing address, email address, and phone number. No identifying information should appear within the paper itself, in order to ensure the impartiality of the blind review committee. If the paper is a collaborative submission, all identifying information from all contributors must be included on the cover sheet.

If your proposal is chosen, the final paper of approximately 3000 words (equates to a 20 minute presentation) with proper citations must be submitted to the conference committee by September 15th.

Submissions from professionals as well as students will be considered.

 

CALL FOR ART GUIDELINES

 

The Think Art exhibition will be held in Boston University’s  Commonwealth Gallery located in the College of Fine Arts with an opening reception on Friday, October 14, 2011.

All artwork submissions must be submitted via email by June 15, 2011 to thinkartconference@gmail.com and must include the following:

  • Presentation Proposal: approximately 500-700 words describing the work itself, how it relates to the conference theme, and an explanation of how it will be presented, installed, and/or performed at the conference.
  • Visual Materials: no more than 3 .jpeg images or five minutes of video (not to exceed a total file size of 25 mb)
  • Image Inventory list: include title, medium, dimensions, and year completed

Completed artwork as well as works in progress will be considered for exhibition. In addition to visual art, creative writing as well as music may also be considered.

All artists chosen for the exhibition will be expected to participate in a conference panel and should prepare a 20 minute presentation.

Artists may also request not to present orally at the conference, and to be considered only for inclusion in the exhibition. This must be indicated in the initial proposal, which must still include a description of the work and its relevance to the conference.

Submissions should be prepared for blind review. Include all identifying information on a separate cover sheet, including your name, title of the presentation, institutional affiliation, mailing address, email address, and phone number. No identifying information should appear within the submission itself, in order to ensure the impartiality of the blind review committee.

Submissions from professionals as well as students will be considered by the committee. Also, please note that all artists chosen for the exhibit/conference are responsible for shipping their work to and from the venue.

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