[NetBehaviour] Call for Organised Sound: Networked Electroacoustic Music 17.1

Ken Fields kfields at ucalgary.ca
Thu Feb 10 09:27:29 CET 2011

A reminder that issue coordinators of  OS issue 17.1 had proposed a dose of
online collaboration/coordination in preparation of articles/topics as an intentional
gesture to exercise the collaboratory nature of our networked endeavour in general.

Towards this end we would like to suggest a series of online discussions beginning
on Thursday Feb 17th in North America and EU - Friday Feb 18th in Australasia.
We would appreciate if you would make arrangements at your institution to use your
local teleconference facilities. Otherwise, we can arrange Skype meetings with
smaller groups.

The agenda would be to get a rough outline of territories to map for the upcoming issue:
analytical, theoretical, artistic statement, or possible inclusion of documented performances for 
a companion DVD. Any discussion before hand on the stremes-l list would be welcome:
stremes-l at mailman.ucalgary.ca or http://mailman.ucalgary.ca/mailman/listinfo/stremes-l 

Please RSVP to:
Ian Whalley and Ken Fields

Dr. Kenneth Fields
Canada Research Chair, Telemedia Arts
kfields at ucalgary.ca

Ian Whalley
Associate Professor, University of Waikato
musik at waikato.ac.nz

Organised Sound: An International Journal of Music and Technology

Call for submissions

Volume 17, Number 1
Issue thematic title: Networked Electroacoustic Music
Date of Publication: April 2012
Publishers: Cambridge University Press
Issue co-ordinators: Ian Whalley (musik at waikato.ac.nz), Ken Fields (kfields at ucalgary.ca) 

Organised Sound has regularly covered networked music in the past, including a themed issue (vol. 10/3, 2005). The proliferation of Internet2 has resulted in a sustained practice of sonic and multimedia experimentation over high-speed research networks. This current themed issue aims to explore and document current work, practices and innovation in this new musical space. Are there new issues in aesthetics to be addressed in electroacoustic music as mediated by networks? What continuing practices and roles are being transformed and/or reinterpreted as a consequence? What are the most significant new outcomes or processes? What are the current research questions that need to be explored? As the diffusion of multichannel audio set an agenda for a generation of electroacoustic music, will geo-diffusion be a new benchmark?

Topics for investigation might include, but are not restricted to: 
·     Conceptual frameworks for current and continuing research

·     Perceptual/cognitive framing of the tele-musical event

·     Aesthetics/philosophy of sonic interconnection

·     Beyond spatialisation: geo-diffusion

·     New tools and techniques being used and explored

·     Production and social-organisational challenges created by distributed work

·     Hybrid art-forms that may have emerged

·     Challenges in combining local and remote acoustics

·     Human and Network Interaction (HNI)

·     Distributed / remote participation (composition, performance, reception)

·     Network acoustics: sonifying the network

·     Sonic outcomes of machine, Internet2, and human interaction

·     Artistic statements and innovative outcomes

The OS issue Networked Electroacoustic Music will also be encouraged through a networked symposium in January 2011. For updates subscribe to: http://mailman.ucalgary.ca/mailman/listinfo/stremes-l

As always, submissions related to the theme are encouraged; however, those that fall outside the scope of this theme are always welcome.
Deadline for submissions is 15 June 2011. Submitted papers may supporting audio and audio-visual material will be presented as part of the journal's annual DVD-ROM which will appear with issue 17/3 as well on the journal’s website when the issue is published. 

Notes for Contributors and further details can be obtained from the inside back cover of published issues of Organised Sound or at the following url:
http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayMoreInfo?jid=OSO&type=ifc (and download the pdf)
Properly formatted email submissions and general queries should be sent to: os at dmu.ac.uk, not to the guest editors.
Hard copy of articles and images (only when requested) and other material (e.g., sound and audio-visual files, etc. – normally max. 15’ sound files or 8’ movie files) should be submitted to:
              Prof. Leigh Landy
              Organised Sound
               Clephan Building
               De Montfort University
              Leicester LE1 9BH, UK.
Editor: Leigh Landy
Associate Editors: Ross Kirk and Richard Orton
Regional Editors: Joel Chadabe, Lonce Wyse, Eduardo Miranda, Jøran Rudi, Barry Truax, Ian Whalley, David Worrall
International Editorial Board: Marc Battier, Hannah Bosma, Alessandro Cipriani, Simon Emmerson, Kenneth Fields, Rajmil Fischman, Rosemary Mountain, Tony Myatt, Jean-Claude Risset, Margaret Schedel, Mary Simoni, Martin Supper

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