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Call for Works for a Gallery Exhibit for Electronic Literature

Call for Works for a Gallery Exhibit for Electronic Literature



Electrifying Literature:  Affordances and Constraints

at the Electronic Literature Organization 2012 Conference

Wednesday, June 20-Saturday, June 23, 2012

Morgantown, VW

Sponsored by the Electronic Literature Organization and the University of West Virginia

Drs. Dene Grigar and Sandy Baldwin, Co-Curators

Call for Media Art



In conjunction with the ELO 2012 Conference, a juried Media Arts Gallery Exhibit will be held from Wednesday, June 20-Saturday, June 23, 2012 at the Monongalia Arts Center (   In particular, we are looking for works such as:

  1. Electronic literary works, such as hypertext poetry and fiction, interactive fiction, flash poetry and fiction, as well as other forms of elit
  2. Net art pieces
  3. Video
  4. Animations
  5. Sonic art
  6. Experimental or conceptual multimedia works
  7. Locative Works

We are asking for works that can be experienced within a length of time not exceeding 20 minutes.  Because of the limitation of space, all works must be able to be exhibited via a computer, mobile phone, or tablet.  We will not be able to accommodate live performances or installations.


Guidelines for Submission

Submissions are due by November 30, 2011.  Notification of awards will take place by February 15, 2012.  There are two methods of submissions:

CDs or DVDs should be mailed to: Dr. Dene Grigar, The Creative Media & Digital Culture Program, Washington State University Vancouver, 14204 NE Salmon Creek Ave., Vancouver, WA  98686. 

URLs for websites should be emailed to Dr. Dene Grigar,

Please do not email work.  No work will be considered if it arrives via email.  Work not selected for the show will be mailed back to artists.  For more information, contact Dr. Dene Grigar,



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