[council] Artist submissions deadline June 28: Studio 300 Digital Art and Music Festival, Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky
Originally June 4, Submission deadline is now June 28!
Studio 300 Digital Art and Music Festival returns to Transylvania this October
Artist submissions open until June 28
Ky. -- Computer-based art is a rapidly evolving medium flourishing in a
rich diversity of technologies, interdisciplinary styles and
aesthetics. The Studio 300 Digital Arts and Music Festival brings
to Lexington these latest works and developing genres, providing
Transylvania University students and the community an exclusive front
row seat at the leading edge of international digital art and music
A reference to Transylvania’s 300 North Broadway
address, Studio 300 explores creative manifestations of technology
through concerts and exhibitions of digital art and music. This year’s
two-day festival runs October 3-4 and features concerts in Haggin
Auditorium, and multimedia gallery exhibits in the Morlan Gallery and
the online Studio 300 BYTE Gallery. The festival also steps into the
community with a late-night concert at Al’s Bar.
special about the Studio 300 Digital Art and Music festival it that is
an intense and interdisciplinary examination of how rapidly evolving
technology is constantly supplying new opportunities for creative
expression,” said Timothy Polashek, associate professor of music and
co-director of the festival. “Transylvania students and faculty are
already incredibly active in developing and integrating new technologies
into their creative works and academic programs, and this festival
brings to campus artists, musicians, and technologists from around the
world to share, interact, and learn from each other and the Transylvania
and Lexington communities.”
Studio 300 is presented as part of Transylvania’s New Frontiers series,
which explores new ideas and perspectives through the arts, humanities
and sciences. It also addresses the university’s year-long exploration
of “resilience” as its 2019-20 campus theme.
Call for works: Submissions accepted through June 28
University is accepting artists’ submissions for the international
festival, which takes place on the college’s campus in Lexington,
Works exploring or using the python computer
language, artificial intelligence, haptic interfaces, data
visualization/sonification, robotics, hardware and internet hacking,
virtual/augmented reality, ecological art/music, and interactive
internet art/music are particularly welcomed, although all digital art
and music submissions on other topics are also encouraged.
that broadly address resilience (or ephemerality) in digital art/music
or human experiences are encouraged. Finally, proposals for
demonstrations, talk/paper presentations, workshops, or panel
discussions are also welcomed.
Submissions must be
received by June 28, 2019. There is no submission fee. For additional
information on categories descriptions, submission guidelines, and
requirements for accepted composers and artists, visit the Studio 300
website at https://studio300.transy.edu/.
Transylvania University, located in the heart of downtown Lexington, Kentucky, is a top-ranked private
liberal arts college featuring a community-driven, personalized
approach to a liberal arts education through 46 majors. Founded in 1780,
it is the 16th oldest institution of higher learning in the country,
with approximately 1,000 students.