CALL FOR PAPERS
Visible Evidence XXII conference
August 19-23, 2015
proposals due February 7 & 15
Visible Evidence, the international conference on documentary film and media, now in its 22nd year, will convene August 19-23rd, 2015 in Toronto, Canada. Hosted by the Institute of Cinema Studies, University of Toronto; the School of Image Arts, Ryerson University and the Department of Cinema and Media Arts, York University, Visible Evidence 22 will address the history, theory, and practice of documentary and non-fiction cinema, television, video, audio recording, digital media, photography, and performance, in a wide range of panels, workshops, plenary sessions, screenings, and special events.
Proposals for pre-constituted panels, individual papers, workshops, and screenings are invited according to the following guidelines.
While proposals may address any aspect of documentary screen cultures, histories and practices, potential presenters should be aware that the conference will highlight the following themes:
1. Documenting the North.
2. Expanded Documentary and Immersive Technologies.
3. The Charge of the Real.
4. Counter-Surveillance and Citizen Journalism.
5. Archival Activism.
6. Genocide/ Trauma/ Memory Projects.
For a fuller description of these themes and instructions for online proposal submission, see the conference website.