News from the Daniel Langlois Foundation - September 2005 Html  Français 

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 REMINDER: New and revised programs

Strategic Grants for Organisations Program: Canadian non-profit organisations as well as those based in countries listed as eligible may submit proposals now. An online application form is available and must be used to submit a proposal.

Research and Experimentation Residencies in Montreal for Professional Artists from Emerging Countries or Regions: Individuals who are nationals of a country listed as eligible may submit an application for a research and experimentation residency. Applications must be sent by mail or e-mail prior to September 30, 2005.

 First annual DOCAM summit

The Daniel Langlois Foundation is pleased to announce that the first annual summit of the DOCAM research alliance (Documentation and Conservation of Media Art Heritage) will be held at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal on October 5, 2005.

DOCAM is a major multidisciplinary research project initiated by the Daniel Langlois Foundation in collaboration with numerous international partners.

This first summit will provide an opportunity to better understand the challenges of conserving and documenting works of art featuring technological content. Among the guest speakers appearing at the summit are Howard Besser of New York University, Caitlin Jones of the Guggenheim Museum, Luciana Duranti of InterPARES, and Lori Zippay of Electronic Arts Intermix.

These speakers and others will share information on the main components of the DOCAM research being conducted as well as the various resources, tools and research projects associated with the conservation of works of art featuring technological content.

 New CR+D acquisitions
Here is a list of the most recent acquisitions made by the Foundation's Centre for Research and Documentation (CR+D). [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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