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CALL for TECHNO-ECOLOGIES Exhibition and Conference, Nov. 2011, Latvia


ECHNO-ECOLOGIES XIII International Festival for New Media Culture Art+Communication 2011 November 3 – December 11, 2011, Riga and Liepaja
Techno-Ecologies is the theme of this year’s Art+Communication festival, the 13th edition of which will take place in Riga from November 3 – 6, 2011, featuring conference (November 4–5) and exhibition (November 4 – December 11) as well as broad programme of performances, screenings, public lectures and workshops in Riga and Liepaja, Latvia.
Exhibition CALL:
Artists who think that their work fits Techno-Ecologies theme (above) should send a brief description of the work plus short biography (and other relevant information) to e-mail: and / or (Rasa Smite)
The DEADLINE for exhibition proposals: September 15, 2011
The exhibition will take place in Riga, from November 4 – December 11, 2011 in KIM? / RIXC Gallery, Contemporary Arts Center venue at Spikeri (
 Conference CALL:
In relation to the theme proposed above, for the Techno-Ecologies conference we welcome proposals by by both – academic researchers and artists, as well as scientists, technology researchers, sociologists, philosophers, architects, designers, futurists, and other lateral thinkers, who are engaged with the issues of social and ecological sustainability, and are interested in a deeper understanding of technology.
Please send your short abstract (ca. 200 words) and bio (ca. 60 words) to e-mail: and / or (Rasa Smite)
The DEADLINE for conference abstracts: October 1, 2011
The conference is 2-day international academic event that takes place in Riga, November 4 – 5, 2011 (at RIXC Media Space), co-organized by RIXC and MPLab (Art Research Lab) of Liepaja University. The conference papers and thematically related articles after the conference will be published in the next issue (No. 11) of Acoustic Space, peer-reviewed journal for transdisciplinary research on art, science, technology and society.

 Preliminary programme: 
November 3, 2011 – Opening of the Art+Communication festival and the exhibition.
November 4 – 5, 2011 – 2-day conference.
November 4 – December 11, 2011 – Techno-Ecologies exhibition open for public.
November 7 – 13, 2011 – follow-up events: iWeek workshops and public lectures in Liepaja.
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