2014 – Call for Projects


We invite people interested in participating of the conference TELAS À PARTE / BESIDES THE SCREEN BRAZIL, to be held in Brazil in August 2014.

The event is open to research projects of an academic, artistic, technological or audiovisual nature. All the proposals will be presented and discussed during a workshop led by international guests.

Confirmed speakers include Sean Cubitt (Goldsmiths’ College, United Kingdom), Erika Balsom (King’s College, United Kingdom), Stefania Charitou (Universidad de las Américas, Mexico), Virginia Crisp (Middlesex University, United Kingdom) and Adnan Hadzi (Goldsmiths’ College, United Kingdom).

It is possible to participate with a wide range of works in progress: essays, papers and theses; curatorial and editorial projects; installations, performances, artifacts and devices; anomalous movies, impossible screenplays and other forms of entropic cinema. We would particularly welcome submissions from PhD candidates and early career researchers.

The projects will be gathered by affinity by the selection committee, forming two working groups. Each group will be assigned to a separated date and geographical location: either the city of São Paulo (USP, 21-23 August) or the city of Vitória (UFES, 25-27 August).

Participation is free, but attendance is limited. To be considered for selection, please send an abstract of your proposal (~300 words) and a short biographical note (~150 words) to the email besidesthescreen@gmail.com, indicating in the subject SUBMISSION: BESIDES THE SCREEN 2014. The deadline is 10 June 2014.