Prospectives.09 - International Digital Arts Festival

International Digital Arts Festival
November 12-14, 2009, University of Nevada, Reno

Featuring UCSD MFA Candidates Elle Mehrmand, Rob Duarte, Stephanie Lie and UCSD Visual Arts Lecturer Micha Cardenas

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The Digital Media Studio of the Department of Art of the University of Nevada, Reno presents Prospectives.09 (previously RIFNM) We invite interdisciplinary graduate and phd students working in digital media to the UNR campus and Reno community for a series of events focused on emerging interdisciplinary practice in the digital arts. A juried exhibition in the Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, along with three days events featuring performances, symposia, game art and full-dome projections in venues in and around the UNR campus and Downtown Reno.

This event presents a unique opportunity for graduate and phd candidates to share and interact with fellow practitioners and the general public a diversity of approaches to experimental, digital practice in the visual, performing and auditory arts.

"play" in the larest possible sense of the word, will be featured throughout festival events and venues.

Graduate candidates present and discuss their work, issues, ideas and trends as emerging practicioners.
Thursday, November 12th, Location: Joe Crowley Student Union Theater, UNR Campus, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Juried exhibition showcasing recent works by prospective, emerging talent in the digital realm, at this, the prime location for contemporary and experimental art in Northern Nevada. November 12th – December 16th, 2009 - Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery
5:30-6:30pm Artist’s Panel Presentation
6:30-8:00pm Festival Opening Reception

Project(full dome)
Screening of juried and selected experiments utilizing full-dome Planetarium environment, for immersive, dome-based video projection, interactivity and experimental works in sound. Friday, November 13th, Fleischman Planetarium and Science Center, 6:00pm

A diverse evening of experimental performance art and music utilizing the potential of digital systems for creative expression in a live, theatrical setting.
Saturday, November 14th
The Wayne and Miriam Prim Theater, Nevada Museum of Art, 2:00pm

An online gallery of selected works - internet artworks, games and portfolio sites. Link coming soon!

Joseph DeLappe, Festival Director
Digital Media Studio
Department of Art/224
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, NV 89557
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Hosted by the Digital Media Studio
Department of Art, University of Nevada, Reno

This event is sponsored by the Benna Foundation for Excellence in the Fine Arts, The University of Nevada, Reno, Department of Art, The Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, the Fleischman Planetarium and Science Center, and the Nevada Museum of Art.

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