Friday, March 24, 2017

CFP Arts and Digital Practices Conference DEADLINE 30 MARCH

sIREN Conference 2017: Arts and Digital Practices

ECA – Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland

30 – 31 May 2017


sIREN 'Art and Digital Practices Conference' will explore digital practices and their social impact in contemporary artistic contexts. It seeks to create an interdisciplinary platform of communication among artistic practices, technologies, theory, artistic collaboration and digital media.


  • The intersection of art and science
  • Digital arts and urbanism
  • Data analysis in art practice
  • Computation and creative processes


Submission deadline: March 30th 2017
You will be notified if your submission has been successful  by April 15th 2017

Please send your proposals to:

Papers/presentations and conference proceedings will be peer-reviewed and published online with DOIs.

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to attend hands-on workshops. There will also be a closing concert on the 31st.

Confirmed keynote speakers are:

Celia Lury (Director of Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, University of Warwick), Nicolas Donin (IRCAM, Paris), Peter Sinclair (Locus Sonus Sound Lab) and Jen Southern (CeMoRe, Lancaster University).

Confirmed workshop leaders are:

Trevor Wishart (Institute of Sonology), Kristina Andersen (STEIM, Amsterdam) and Chris Speed (ECA, Design Informatics).


Please note that there are no charges for registration and attendance
Lunch, coffee breaks and a closing drinks reception are included.

Academic committee:

Prof Richard Coyne, Prof Chris Speed, Prof Peter Nelson, Dr Jules Rawlinson, Dr Martin Parker, Dr Owen Green, Mr Yati Durant


Hosted by sIREN (student-led Interdisciplinary REsearch Network) team:
Eleni-Ira Panourgia, Katerina Talianni, Dara Etefaghi, Tina Krekels, Jack Walker, Roxana Karam

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** This list is managed by Dr Evangelos Himonides (UCL), on behalf of the Society for Education and Music Psychology Research (sempre), and aims to serve as a discussion forum for researchers working at the shared boundaries of science and music. This list was previously managed by the Institute of Musical Research. **


The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in
Scotland, with registration number SC005336.