[dance-tech] DRHA - digital resources

  • From: "Johannes Birringer" <Johannes.Birringer@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <dance-tech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 14:33:54 -0000

Announcement   (passed on to our list by request)

The DRH Steering Committee has recently agreed a small but significant
intermediate name-change from 'DRH' to 'DRHA':  Digital Resources in the
Humanities and Arts.  

This name-change is intended to particularly encourage
participation in this year's forthcoming Conference from practice-based
artists and performers whose work incorporates or utilises various digital

The annual DRH Conference focuses on advanced research methods in the
creation and use of digital resources in the humanities including arts. This
year the conference at Dartington College of Arts in Devon (September
3rd-6th 2006) will be seeking to give a particular prominence to
practice-based proposals where digital work plays a significant role in
performances, exhibitions, recitals and studio-based demonstrations (dance,
drama, theatre, film, music, sound, moving image, photography, media, visual
arts, installations, Internet-based events, publishing, games etc).

The call for proposals - including details of how to apply and facilities on
offer at Dartington 2006 - will be issued shortly.  The new emphasis will
offer opportunities to artists and practitioners working in various digital
areas in addition to the customary DRH range of academic papers addressing
themes and strategic issues that engagement with digital resources brings to
scholarly research in the arts and humanities.

DRH annual conferences - addressing the most relevant issues in the recent
and contemporary digital revolution in the arts and humanities - have
occurred annually since 1996.  Their goal is to bring together creators,
users, distributors and custodians of digital resources in the arts and

Please pass this notice on to likely interested parties and encourage them
to respond to the call for proposals.

Alastair Dunning, Secretary to DRHA

Alastair Dunning
Arts and Humanities Data Service
King's College London
0207 848 1972

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