Extended Proposal Deadline: CFP: Symposium „Pointed or Pointless? Recalibrating the Index“ in London/ Berlin

Proposal deadline extended until the 18th of April: Pointed or Pointless? Recalibrating the Index

Day 1 – London: 10 June 2017
Day 2 – Berlin: tbd November 2017

A conference and forum on the index in contemporary photography and image-based practice, theory and culture.

The symposium “Pointed or Pointless? Recalibrating the Index” aims to reconsider the notion of the index, its history and present-day applicability. Some recent debates – which abandon strict definitions of analogue/digital and scrutinize fixed notions of truth and medium – are taken as an opportunity to readdress the notion in the 21st century.

Further information see here.

Proposal Deadline: 18th April 2017
Notification of acceptance: 25th April 2017

Proposal Deadline: 30th June 2017
Notification of acceptance: 15th July 2017

The first event will be recorded and webcast. Priority for Berlin papers will be given to abstracts that build on or respond to papers from the London event as part of their research.

Organizing Committee:
Lisa Andergassen (Fachhochschule Postdam)
Paulius Petraitis (Middlesex University)
Damian Sutton (Coventry University)

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