The first international conference of amberConference will be held in conjunction with the amber’09 Art and Technology Festival, on 7,8 November 2009 in Istanbul, Turkey. The aims and scope of this conference are to create a platform of discussion and dissemination for the various themes and topics in which Social Science, Art and Technology converge.
The theme for this year's event is the Cyborg, a phenomenon that has captured the attention and imagination of artistic, academic as well as scientific communities in terms of creative, theoretical, and technological output. The conference seeks previously unpublished papers of a maximum of 4500 words within the fields of Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Computer Sciences and Art Papers discussing original artwork.
Topics can cover (but are not limited to)
Robotics and robotic art
Cyborg and Performing arts
Avatars (virtual worlds and virtualenvironments)
Wearable and Tactile Technologies
New modes of embodiment
Genetic engineering, biology, clones and hybrids
Religion, tradition and eternal life
Deadline: 1st of August 2009
Click here for more details: www.amberconference.org