CfP: „Das Ohr spielt mit“ Klang im Computerspiel

CfP: „Das Ohr spielt mit“ Klang im Computerspiel

Call for Papers
Computerspiele finden in eigens für sie program­mier­ten audiovisuellen Wel­ten statt. Klang hat hierin ver­schie­denste Aufgaben. Er kann eine Hin­weis- oder Signalfunktion innerhalb der Spielhandlung haben. Als Musik kann er ein Spiel auch schmücken, bereichern und zum Verständnis bei­tragen sowie expressiv wirken. Als Sprache kann er verschiedene Textsorten hörbar machen und - beispielsweise im Dialog - die klangliche Atmosphäre eines Spiels mitbestimmen. (mehr …)
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CfA: Sonification and Multimodal Displays

CfA: Sonification and Multimodal Displays

Call for Papers
Call for abstracts: Sonification and Multimodal Displays - Interdisciplinary Perspectives Call for abstracts (articles): Special issue of the SoundEffects journal Theme: Sonification and Multimodal Displays - Interdisciplinary Perspectives Editor: Thomas Bjørnsten The field of sonification, i.e. the process and practice of mapping data onto sounds, has gained increasing attention over the past years. Sonification has been applied in scientific lab settings, health and medical contexts, in assistive technologies, and exploratory design projects. The theoretical and methodological approaches are often diverse and highly interdisciplinary, emerging from mixed core research areas such as computer science, psychology, musicology, and media studies. However, when we consider the actual impact and future uses of sonification much points to its obvious integration with various systems, interfaces and media. With this special issue of SoundEffects we specifically want to address the…
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CFP Tuning in to the Neo-Avant-Garde

CFP Tuning in to the Neo-Avant-Garde

Call for Papers
In the years when the neo-avant-garde emerged, radio was a prominent medium, which offered an unexpected forum not just for art criticism but also for artistic practices, especially in the form of the radio play. Moreover, in the wake of the historical avant-garde, the neo-avant-garde has a strong interest in aural media, in the seemingly autonomous power of sound and voice. Therefore, it is not surprising that postwar avant-garde artists and literary writers in particular started experimenting with the radio play, supported by theories from thinkers such as Rudolf Arnheim, Walter Benjamin, and Bertolt Brecht. Still, it is remarkable how widespread the neo-avant-garde affinity with audiophonic art actually is. For innovative artists all across Europe and the rest of the world, the radio play provided a playground to think about…
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