Art and consciousness in the post-biological era: the call for papers in Cairo

International Conference on Digital Arts within the International Research Conference in the SeriesConsciousness Reframed: Art and Consciousness in the Post-Biological Era.

In cooperation with the Planetary Collegium, University of Plymouth, England, The German University in Cairo, Egypt are hosting the 13th Consciousness Reframed International Research Conference, entitled “Behind the Image and Beyond”. The conference is part of the Di-Egy Fest 0.1, and will take place at German University in Cairo, New Cairo, Egypt, from March 31 to April 2, 2013.

The Consciousness Reframed conference series was founded by Roy Ascott at the University of Wales in 1997. Consciousness Reframed is a forum for trans-disciplinary inquiry into art, science, technology, design and consciousness, drawing upon the expertise and insights of artists, designers, architects, performers, musicians, writers, scientists, and scholars, usually from at least 20 countries.

Consciousness Reframed conferences have taken place in Australia, Austria, China, Germany, and the United Kingdom.

Presentations and papers are invited from artists, scientists and theorists in all fields.


Abstracts (no more than 500 words): February 1st, 2013
Notification of Acceptance: by February 7th, 2013
Full papers: March 1st, 2013
Publication of the conference printing proceedings: March 16th, 2013 conference dates: March 31st- April 2nd.


Submissions could be in either Arabic or English. Abstracts should be submitted as an attachement document in Word (.docx) by e-mail to:conference@DI-EGYFEST.COM The subject line should be tagged “Di-Egy Fest”.

More info available on the website.

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