Call for Proposals | 2016 SPE National Conference, Constructed Realities


Due: June 1, 2015

Call for Proposals:
SPE welcomes presentation proposals for SPE’s 2016 National Conference, Constructed Realities, from member photographers, writers, educators, curators, historians and professionals from other fields.

Next year’s theme will address the aspects of myth, fantasy, and reality in photography and deconstruct rhetoric of what constitutes a photograph.

Topics are not required to be theme-based, and may include but are not limited to, imagemaking, history, contemporary theory and criticism, multidisciplinary approaches, new technologies, effects of media and culture, educational issues, funding, and presentations of work in photography, film, video, performance and installation.

Presentation Formats:
Graduate Student – short presentation of your own artistic work and a brief introduction to your graduate program (must be enrolled in graduate program at time of submission)

Imagemaker – presentation on your own artistic work

Lecture – presentation on historical topic, theory, or another artist’s work

Panel Discussion – active discussion among panelists (max 4), moderator and audience to discuss a chosen topic

Teaching & Learning – presentations, workshops, or demos that address educational issues, including teaching resources and strategies

Submission Deadline: JUNE 1, 2015, 11:59 PM EDT

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