Call For: Papers for ‘Picteilín’ Creative Media conference

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Picteilín Creative Media Conference 2013

Life Through Pixels

Call for Papers for ‘Picteilín’ Creative Media conference at the Dundalk Institute of Technology, Friday, September 6th, 2013

Conference Theme: Future Communications

Deadline for Abstracts: Friday, August 9th, 2013.

The digital media sector is one of the most dynamic sectors of a knowledge economy, with the creative origination that underpins the creative media industries affording much potential for experimentation. This conference aims to provide a platform for Irish and International academics, postgraduate students and practitioners to share knowledge and expand the boundaries of research that pivot on pixels.  Contributions are sought under the following themes:

1. Creative Media Content Creation and Technologies

2. Creative Pedagogy and Transformative work practices

3. Media, Culture, Community and Society

4. New Media Narrative Forms

It is envisioned that there will be short and long academic research papers, practical exhibition installations, poster sessions, games and screenings.

We invite proposal abstracts to a maximum of 350 words, which may be accompanied by supporting visual material. There will be an award presented at the conference for the best submission.

Postgraduate students, academics and practitioners who are not presenting at the conference are also encouraged to attend this event.  To record your interest and to be included on the mailing list, please send your email address to: You can also follow us on twitter at

The conference fee is 30 Euro and there will be an additional 20 Euro fee for an optional social event.  Registration will take place on the day of the conference.  Advice regarding local accommodation and transport will be provided on the conference website at


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