Call for Proposals for the conference Politics of Machines – Art and After is now open

We welcome submissions that take a fresh approach to the politics of the machine, and exemplify, analyse and/or contextualise alternative and experimental ontologies and epistemologies of art beyond dualisms.

Deadline for abstracts – extended: December 22, 2017
Deadline for submission of papers: March 10, 2018
After a double-blind review process, the papers will be presented at the conference May 15-17, 2018.

Submit a proposal of a maximum 500 words.

Submit abstract to EasyChair here

Based on an earlier call for sub-themes and co-chairs, we are calling for proposals within nine streams or framings:

  1. Emotional Machines – Link
  2. Cyborgs/Hybrids – Link
  3. Religion, Technology, and Art – Link
  4. Algorithms and Intelligence in Art After Aesthetics – Link
  5. Machines of Atmospheres – Link
  6. Wet Machines – Link
  7. Robots in art – Link
  8. Returns of the machine – Link
  9. Institutional Presentations – Link

All papers will be published online on the British Computer Society platform. More information will follow.