bloc // August 20, 2007

FLOSS Art: Call for Papers ⁄⁄

Date: 1 Nov 2007
Location: online


people.makeart is a new project by GOTO10. It is a repository of articles and lecture materials focused on the relationship between FLOSS (Free/Libre/Open Source Software) and digital arts, as well as a database of free digital art projects.

The selected papers will be published on the people.makeart website and will be printed in the FLOSS Art book, scheduled for spring 2008, using OpenMute`s POD publishing service.

GOTO10 is now accepting new, old and recycled papers/articles/interviews/maps on the following issues:
- opening digital art`s practice, code and culture
- FLOSS communities VS. art collectives
- digital art licensing, copying and distributing, using open content models
- role of the artist in FLOSS development
- influence of FLOSS on digital art practices
- free software to produce art and the art of producing free software
- economy of an open digital artwork
- FLOSS as an embedded political message in digital art
- paradox and limitations of open licenses for digital art
- FLOSS as a way to quote and embed other artworks in a new one
- digital artist as a FLOSS developer/user and vice-versa
- definitions and manifestos for a free software art
- branching and forking of an open digital artwork
- opening digital art to ensure future maintainance and porting

More information and submission details:

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