Call for artwork – Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts 30th Annual Conference – deadline 20 August 2016

November 3-6, 2016
Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel
Atlanta, Georgia

The Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA) invites artists to submit work to be exhibited at our thirtieth annual conference. The theme of this meeting is “Creativity.”

All proposals are welcome. Particularly encouraged are works that reflect upon, represent, or problematize
– the role of creativity in scientific inquiry and technological innovation
– the creative requirements and consequences of interdisciplinarity
– arts practice as research
– scientific research as arts practice
– the neurological/psychological underpinnings of creativity
– the function of creativity in imagining posthuman futures
– the creative deployment of media technologies
– the fusion of craft and digitality
– creative approaches to ecological and environmental issues

To submit a proposal, please send a brief artist bio, video or images of the work you propose to exhibit, and a short description of the work, specifying its size and any technical requirements. Proposals should be emailed to Kiki Benzon at by August 20, 2016.

Exhibitors must be members of the SLSA at the time of the conference.

About SLSA and the Annual Conference
The Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts welcomes colleagues in the sciences, engineering, technology, computer science, medicine, the social sciences, the humanities, the arts, and independent scholars and artists. SLSA members share an interest in problems of science and representation, and in the cultural and social dimensions of science, technology, and medicine. The 2016 SLSA conference, sponsored by Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University, will be a joint meeting with the History of Science Society and the Philosophy of Science Association. For more information, please visit the SLSA conference website, litsciarts.org/slsa16.

Program Committee Chair: Laura Otis, Emory University ()
Site Committee Chair: Carol Colatrella, Georgia Tech ()
Arts Liaison: Kiki Benzon, University of Southern California ()