Call

DATES

- Deadline for reception of proposals: August 2nd, 2011
- Notification of acceptance: August 30th, 2011
- Confirmation of attendance: September 16th, 2011
- BALANCE-UNBALANCE 2011 conference: November 4th-5th, 2011

SESSION FORMATS

PAPER presentations: each paper will be presented in person by the author.

ARTISTIC WORKS: will be presented mainly at Concordia University’s fully equipped, 380-seat proscenium DB Clarke Theatre, located in the heart of downtown Montreal (DB Clarke Theatre)

TRANSDISCIPLINARY ACTIVITIES: this is an open format area of the conference that includes transdisciplinary workshops, creative activities or even the proposal of a roundtable with specific goals and participants, always focusing on key issues related to the main theme of the conference. 

SUBMISSION PROCEDURES

PAPER PRESENTATION 
[1] an abstract (250 words or less);
[2] a short biography ready for printing (250 words or less); and
[3] links to your online CV and your web site.

To submit your paper proposal fill in the following form:

ARTISTIC WORKS
[1] title of your piece, duration, indication whether the presentation will be a live performance or a presentation using fixed-media support;
[2] a short description of your proposal (250 words or less);
[3] a short biography ready for printing (250 words or less);
[4] detailed technical needs; and
[5] links to your online CV and your web site.
[6] also includes links to sample material (audiovisual, etc.) hosted in a non-expiring URL. Please DO NOT send your material using yousendit or any similar applications, and DO NOT send your reference material by email, only include the links with your submission.

Artistic works could include performances (such as contemporary music, dance, theatre and intermedia performances) and fixed media presentations (such as: video, and possibly photography and installations if conditions allows it). All proposals should have a contemporary artistic approach and be self-managed, meaning that we will be able to provide Concordia University’s fully equipped DB Clarke Theatre with a video projector, a multi-speaker sound system as well as lighting, however technical assistance will be limited. There will be also a projector and a screen at the entrance lobby of the same theatre as well as an acoustic grand piano.

To submit your artistic work proposal fill in the following form:

TRANSDISCIPLINARY ACTIVITIES
[1] an abstract ready for printing (250 words or less);
[2] full description of your proposal (750 words or less);
[3] detailed technical needs, if any (250 words or less);
[4] a short biography ready for printing (250 words or less); and
[5] links to your online CV and your web site.

To submit your transdisciplinary activity proposal fill in the following form:

IMPORTANT

Send only proposals oriented to the goal of this conference. Only clearly focused works to that end will be considered.

The conference organisers are not able to provide funding support for travels or lodging, or fees for the presentations.