The World of Light

Deadline: 17/05/2021  |  Published: 10/03/2021  |  City: Auckland  |  Country: New Zealand  |  David Yetton

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The World of Light: A Call for Digital Media Artworks, Data Visualisations, and Research Paper Presentations.

The World of Light (2021) is a forum for creative expressions, understandings and enlightenment across design, science, Māori and indigenous development, education, art, creative technologies and transdisciplinary research.  Hosted by Auckland University of Technology in association with Artweek Auckland 2021.

Exhibition: 

The World of Light (2021), invites for submission, creative digital media and data visualisations of transdisciplinary collaborative research, for public access presentation on the large-scale video exhibition wall on the Auckland University of Technology’s city campus in association with Artweek Auckland 2021. The curatorial panel is seeking works that think ethically, are reflective of the times we are living in, and resonate ideas about how we might purposefully understand, shape, adapt, and move the world towards a more enlightened future. 

Symposium:

The World of Light (2021), invites for submission, research paper presentations engaged in creative research. The selection panel is seeking practiced-based and theoretical contemplations that think ethically, are reflective of the times we are living in, and resonate ideas about how we might purposefully understand, shape, adapt, and move the world towards a more enlightened future. Abstracts will be blind peer-reviewed by an editorial selection panel. 

Themes:

The World of Light (2021) themes include, but are not limited to:

  • Art-Science
  • Maori and Indigenous Knowledge & Practice
  • Interconnection, Interdependence and Relationality
  • Hope and Positivity
  • Design Impact
  • Climate Emergency
  • Creativity-Education-Technology
  • Wellbeing
  • Queer Aesthetics
  • Temporal Poetics


Video Specifications and Guidelines:

Works will be showcased on the high-resolution LED video wall in the Ngā Wai Hono (WZ) building at 6 St-Paul Street on AUT’s City campus in the Auckland CBD. The 6.6m x 3.7m video wall is located in a large atrium space with public access available between 7am and 10pm 7 days a week. The floor-to-ceiling glass street frontage allows for clear viewing by pedestrians.

Works will also be available to view online over the exhibition period.

Sound will be enabled for works both within the exhibition space and online.

Screen resolution is 1920x1080 and video works will need to be encoded using the H.264 codec but can then be submitted in either an .mp4 or .mov wrapper.

 

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