Journal of Media Practice Symposium

Venue: Brighton

Location: Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Jul 13, 2009 End Date/Time: Jul 13, 2009
Paper Submission Date: Apr 27, 2009
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Journal of Media Practice Symposium Monday 13 July 2009, Sussex University,UK. Call for presentations Presentations are invited on any aspect of media practice research and teaching and from people working across disciplines who wish to reflect on their engagement in digital media production. This year the symposium will include a focus on the theme of Mediated Memories and will include a strand on the uses and construction of memory in contemporary media practice. Delegates wishing to discuss their practice-based research are welcome to present work in progress as well as completed projects. Topics for consideration could include, but are not restricted to: • the use and creation of archives • oral histories • family memories • cultural memory and narrative • cultural memory and documentary practice • forgetfulness in the age of information • dementia • home movies past and present • the uses of nostalgia • reminiscence • computer memory • memory and identity • amnesia and the unconscious We would be particularly interested in receiving proposals from groups of collaborators on projects involving creative practice. Please provide an abstract of not more than 250 words outlining the main points of your presentation. Successful submissions will be allocated a 30 minute slot in the conference programme (20 minutes plus 10 for questions). The deadline for submissions is 27 April. Please send to Lizzie Thynne, The delegate fees are £60 waged, £15 unwaged, students. Delegates may also wish to attend Biodigital Lives: making, consuming and archiving the lives of technoscience on Tuesday July 14th at Sussex, see cmdc/1-2-5.html