Monday, 3 August 2009

CFP: Thinking Videodance II (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

16 - 19 NOVEMBER 2009

The International Videodance Festival of Buenos Aires Association calls for papers to be presented at the II International Videodance Symposium (SIV), from November 16 to 19, 2009, in the framework of the Festival VideoDanzaBA 2009 (

Open Call for Papers: Extended deadline: August 14th., 2009

With the aim of continuing the development of the multi-disciplinary reflections, that were initiated by the Symposium “Thinking videodance”, in the frame of the International VideoDanzaBA Festival in 2007, the Academic Exchange Committee of the International Videodance Festival of Buenos Aires Association, invites to present papers concerning to any subject related to research and education in Videodance.

This academic meeting was born by the interest of critics, analysts and artists, who wanted to generate a space for interdisciplinary reflection over Videodance, which, as a hybrid language, is conformed by its own specific and complex grammars and has a still incipient academic reflection field.

Taking into account the succeed of its 2007 edition, our objective for 2009 is to pursue and to contribute to the building of a network of academic bonds both nationally and internationally; as well as to deepen the thinking process, inviting a new generations of researchers and artists to make their own contributions.

Languages of the Symposium lectures will be English and Spanish.

Regulations for abstracts
* Abstracts, of no more than 200 words, will be received until August 14th., 2009 (extended deadline).
* All proposals must be submitted along with the following information from the lecturer: name, academic degree, institution memberships (if any), address, e-mail and a brief curriculum vitae.
* Detail of the required tools for the lecture (projector, screen/TV set, DVD player, laptop connection, etc.)
* Proposals must be uploaded online at Please, click on “Academicas”, on the left column of home page.

The Academic Exchange Committee will e-mail acceptance notification and additional program information by August 30th, 2009.

Regulations for lectures and publishing
Lecturers must send a copy of their complete paper no later than September 30th, 2009.

Each lecture during the Symposium must be no longer than 20 minutes (with 10 additional minutes for questions, comments and answers).

In collaboration with the Intituto Universitario Nacional del Arte (, and Centro de Investigación Cinematográfica (

For more information about the Symposium, write to simposio [AT]

For info about Festival, visit

VideoDanzaBA Academic Activities Coordinator: Lic. Susana Temperley
VideoDanzaBA Director: Silvina Szperling

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