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Cultural Techn Media Arts 2013 : CULTURAL TECHNOLOGIES AND MEDIA ARTS | in Memoriam to Friedrich Kittler


When Nov 28, 2013 - Jan 17, 2014
Where Lisbon - NOVA University of Lisbon
Submission Deadline Nov 1, 2013
Notification Due Nov 5, 2013
Final Version Due Jan 17, 2014
Categories    media arts   cultural technologies   communication   aesthetics

Call For Papers


Cultural Technologies and Media Arts
Lisbon and Évora (Portugal)
November - December 2013 | January 2014


The Research Centre on Communication and Languages (CECL) of the NOVA University of Lisbon, Portugal, is taking part of an ambitious program on CULTURAL TECHNOLOGIES AND MEDIA ARTS | in Memoriam to Friedrich Kittler, in association with the Goethe-Institut in Lisbon and Fórum Eugénio de Almeida in Évora, Portugal.

We are organizing a series of conferences with Peter Weibel (ZKM, Karlsruhe), Bernhard Siegert (IKKM, Weimar), Bernard Stiegler (IRI, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris), and Sybille Krämer (Freie Universität Berlin) as invited keynote speakers.

Associated to the conferences, the organization will present an exhibition with an exceptional selection of media art works from the collection of ZKM | Media Museum, «IN[TER]INVENTIONS», curated by Claudia Giannetti and Peter Weibel. This exhibition will take place at the Forum Eugénio de Almeida in Évora, a historical city near Lisbon, and will display significant works by Nam June Paik, Bruce Naumann, Marina Abramovic, Bill Viola, Christa Sommerer & Laurent Mignonneau, Paul Sermon, Tony Oursler, Peter Weibel, Masaki Fujihata, Valie Export, Pipilotti Rist, Paul Garrin, Robert Wilson, among others.

Participants in the conference will have free transportation for the ZKM exhibition. Hotel reservations can be arranged upon request.

Event program template:

Nov. 28th, NOVA University of Lisbon FCSH | SEMINAR (OPEN CALL FOR PAPERS)
Goethe-Institut in Lisbon | Bernard Siegert 18:30

Nov. 29th, Forum Eugénio de Almeida, Évora | Peter Weibel 11:00
Nov. 29th, Forum Eugénio de Almeida, Évora | ZKM Exhibition opening 15:00

We welcome proposals for the conference on November 28th, held at NOVA University of Lisbon, that address the general subject of «CULTURAL TECHNOLOGIES AND MEDIA ARTS», and also that focus on the work and thought of Friedrich Kittler (1943–2011), the renowned theorist in media history and media aesthetics.

Deadline for the submission of proposals: November 1st, 2013

Submission of proposals: please send a 400 words abstract and a short bio to
We will notify you about the acceptance of your proposal until November 5th 2013.

The Participation Fee for joining our conference is 80€.

Cultural Technologies and Media Arts | In Memoriam to Friedrich Kittler
November 28th 2013, NOVA University of Lisbon (Portugal)

• Media Theory and Culture
• Media History and Media Ontology
• Media Theory and Psychoanalysis
• Cultural Technologies
• Media Arts and Media Aesthetics
• Writing, Literature and Discourse Networks
• Optical Media
• Sound, Music and Mathematics
• Computer and Digital Media

For any other information regarding the conferences and seminars, please contact us at

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