Augmentation: past, futures, possibilities and pathways
Key Note Speaker: (TBC)
Call for papers and performances:
The 2019 Australasian Jazz and Improvisation Research Network will this year be convened by the University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Conference Date: 8th - 10th June 2020
We are inviting proposals for academic papers, research performances and panel discussions. The state-of-the-art venue has the technological capacity and purpose-designed performance/presentation spaces for enabling a wide range of presentations.
The 2020 theme of Augmentation: past, futures, possibilities and pathways can mean many things, including but not limited to:
Augmentation through technology
New and repurposed technology as resources for improvisation
How can new technologies coexist with the ‘jazz tradition’
How can augmentation develop jazz/improvisation
Apps, platforms and websites, developing as a musician in a global online context
Augmentation through space and place
The influence of performance spaces on improvisation, interpretation and composition
Engaging with the natural environment as a performer and composer
Online environments as performance spaces
The future of augmentation and places, scenes and spaces
Augmentation through Language, Identity & Place
The influence of community on composition and improvisation language
How arts infrastructure and large-scale events shape the artistic output
Identity in improvisation
Indigenous Australia and improvisation
Augmentation of the past to create the new
New approaches to performance as research
Multidisciplinary arts practice and its institutional prominence
Postgraduate study – the new record deal?
How has augmentation influenced the past historically
What is Augmentation?
What is augmentation?
There will be two formats offered:
Presentations/papers of 20 minutes followed by 10mins discussion.
Performances can be either 30 or 60 minutes
A proposal description (350 words max) that outlines your paper/performance
A link to work on a webpage or MP3 file (if proposing a performance)
Technical support needs
300-word abstracts/proposals and 150-word bios
Note: Abstracts and bios should be submitted as Word .doc or .docx files.
Current enrolled Post Graduate students are asked to note their degree type and the stage of their research at the time of their submission.
PROPOSALS ARE DUE: February 9th 11:59pm 2020
Applicants will be informed of their acceptance by 22nd February 2019.
Send proposals to:
More details on Conference Website: www.ajirn.com
Keynote Speaker: TBA
Special Guests TBA
Monday 8th - Wednesday 10th June 2020
Tues to & Wed and 09:30am – 05:00pm
Costs: Full $250 + GST Student: $150 + GST (AUD)
Conference fee includes some catering.