Monument to DoubleFaced.com (offline monument), Angelo Plessas, 2010, courtesy the artist and Gloria Maria gallery
Celebrating the 30 years of the Nuova Accademia delle Belle Arti – New Academy of Fine Arts in Milan, NABA,
and as part of our blueprint program aimed at exploring the relations
among culture, art and technologies, the PhD Program of the Planetary Collegium’s
M-Node and the NABA School of Media Design & New Media Art, in
collaboration with NoemaLab are organizing a 3-day meeting on December 16 – 18, 2010,
in Milan @NABA to challenge, foresee and debate in a subversive, non
linear, anarchic and non academic free way, future strategies and forms
of education in Media, Art & Design and the role of the research and
production spaces for artists and creative professionals working with
“Always Already New” is part of the New Media Art
Education & Research conferences that the PhD Program M-Node
and the NABA Department of Media Design & New Media Art have been
organizing for a few years. The education and research programs will
provide opportunities for discussion and engagement with a wide range of
professionals: teachers, researchers, scholars, curators, meetings’
experts, from art and technology labs across Italy and worlwide.
After the three days with international participants from many
realms NABA Media Design & New Media Arts and M-NODE in
collaboration with NoemaLab will also identify the key topics
for a follow-up expert’s meeting as well as some urgent research areas
to focus on in the 2011 symposium.
Art on the Edge: new strategies for sustainable creativity;
The New Creativity: art and education in the time of transformations;
Transdisciplinary Territory: the limits of Video in Media education;
Changing visions: new models of art in education; Beyond Sensibility: new perspectives on art and its formation;
Authoritarian dreams imaginary, vision and utopias, beyond dreams;
New Instruments for Teaching and Learning: do they change anything?
The official language of the symposium is English.
Submission of Abstracts
Abstracts (500 words maximum) are due by October 31, 2010. They
should be submitted as an attached document in Text (txt), Rich Text
(rtf), Open Document (odt) or Acrobat (pdf) formats by e-mail to:
email@example.com. Please, indicate in the text of the email
that it is the abstract for the “Always Already New” symposium.
Abstracts will be acknowledged on receipt, and authors will be notified of acceptance by November 15th, 2010.
Submission of Full Papers
Papers (no more than 2500 words) will be required by December 23rd, 2010. Papers received after this date will not be published. Full
details of copy-ready requirements will be supplied at the time of
In order to be included in the Conference Program, Conference
Proceedings, publicity and announcements, the Registration Fee for
presenters is 150 €. Payments are due by November 30, 2010. Details on
how to pay the registration fee will be given at the time of acceptance.
The Conference Proceedings will be digitally published with an
ISBN number before the beginning of the symposium. A printed release
will follow on demand.
- Full conference (3 Days): 100 € (application form: pdf - doc)
- The students pay no fee (application form: pdf - doc).