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CFP: Contemporary Media Art in Ireland

Submissions are invited for a collection of essays provisionally entitled, Contemporary Media Art in Ireland. This will be a volume of essays that provides a detailed account of born-digital art in an Irish context.For the purposes of this collection, “Irish” is considered in the broadest and most inclusive sense, and suitable artists and/or works should […]
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Talking ‘Walking Sims’ With The Chinese Room’s Dan Pinchbeck

To think there was a time when a game like Dear Esther was seen as a radical concept. One so against the grain that it actually left some players enraged and decrying that its very existence was harmful to videogames. Ostensibly, there’s very little for you to do in Dear Esther. It’s a calm and […]
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“Future Possible”: ABC Radio Interview

…so here’s an ABC radio interview with my fine self and the lovely Adelaide Rief about our upcoming speaking event as part of the “Future Possible” Series, during which I even made [some sort of] sense banging on about Augmented Reality, Digital Fiction, Virtual Reality, Tilt Brush, and monsters [of course]. And here’s a *massive* […]
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Digital Fiction Reading & Writing Workshop, Sheffield

Digital Fiction Reading & Writing Workshop Sat 22 October 2016, 2pm-4pm, Charles Street building 12.3.10, Sheffield Hallam. Admission free. This masterclass will provide a two-hour workshop on reading and writing digital fiction by digital media artists/writers Andy Campbell and Judi Alston of One to One Development Trust with Dr Isabelle van der Bom. Source: Digital […]
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“The Last Gas Station” Receives Honourable Mention in Robert Coover Prize

Well, ain’t this grand? Episode 6 of Inanimate Alice, “The Last Gas Station”, has received an Honourable Mention in the Electronic Literature Organisation’s 2016 Robert Coover Prize: “The Robert Coover Award for a Work of Electronic Literature is an award given for the best work of electronic literature of any length or genre. Bestowed by […]