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Call for Participation
We would like to invite artworks, papers, posters, presentations, performances, activities for the Forum to be hosted by
Department of Visual Arts (UP)
24 July 2015
at
the Van Wouw house under the rubric of
*imagetext*

Taking our cue from WJT Mitchell’s concept imagetext we want to explore the complex, intermedial, multimodal exchange between image/text and text/image. The following topics may be creatively addressed but are not exclusive:

How are images translated into text? How is text imaged/imagined?
What is the interface between image and text/text and image?
How do image and text/ text and image relate?
How are the boundaries established, structured and maintained between image and text?

Participation may include but are not limited to the following:
• Art works
• Performances
• Papers (short 10 minutes and longer 20 minutes)
• Posters
• Flash Presentations (5 minutes)
• Interventions
• Recitals (poetic, musical)
• Demonstrations
• Video presentations
Please send proposals and abstracts for participation to Prof Amanda du Preez and Dr Johan Thom at imagetext2015@gmail.com before or on 7 July 2015.

Please also include a technical list of requirements with your proposal (including wall or floor space requirements, digital equipment list and so forth).

We look forward to receiving your proposals!

For attendance please RSVP with Ms Sikho Siyotula (imagetext2015@gmail.com).

Refreshments including tea and biscuits will be provided throughout the day. For lunch bookings a number of eateries including Piza e Vino (http://www.pizaevino.co.za/brooklyn.html ) is in walking distance from the venue.

Kindly supported and made possible by the Andrew W. Melon Foundation.

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