News from the Daniel Langlois Foundation - May 2005 Html version  Français 

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 Grants for Researchers in Residence: August 31, 2005 deadline

As it does every year, the Daniel Langlois Foundation is currently offering research grants. The proposals selected will see researchers conduct work at the Foundation's Centre for Research and Documentation. And while the program does not impose research themes per se, the Foundation would like to direct one of the two grants to research on the "Documentation and Conservation of the Media Arts Heritage," the focus of a major research effort led by the Foundation.

Individuals wishing to submit a research proposal are asked to read the program's guidelines. [More...]

 Documentary File: Jim Campbell

This month, we present a revised file on Jim Campbell. As part of a project supported by the Foundation involving new videographic installations, Campbell produced a series of fixed images that are both studies for the installations and stand-alone works. And while these studies seem to indicate a new direction in the artist's practice, they are actually fully in keeping with his preoccupation with the threshold of perception and its effects on memory and the imagination. [More...]

 New CR+D acquisitions and monthly selection

Each month, we publish a bibliography of the most recent acquisitions made by the Foundation's Centre for Research and Documentation (CR+D).

Our monthly selection is Jouable : art, jeu et interactivité, edited in 2004 by Le Centre pour l'image contemporaine, Genève, Suisse. [More...]

 About the Daniel Langlois Foundation for Art, Science, and Technology

The Daniel Langlois Foundation's purpose is to further artistic and scientific knowledge by fostering the meeting of art and science in the field of technologies. The Foundation seeks to nurture a critical awareness of technology's implications for human beings and their natural and cultural environments, and to promote the exploration of aesthetics suited to evolving human environments. The Centre for Research and Documentation (CR+D) seeks to document history, artworks and practices associated with electronic and digital media arts and to make this information available to researchers in an innovative manner through data communications. []

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