Special Interest Group (SIG)

Digital Culture and the Arts, received a $7,500 York Seminar for Advanced Research funding award for 2007-2008. The seminar focus is Digital Dimensions: The Arts and Virtual Culture.

The seminar, co-proposed by Mary Leigh Morbey, Faculty of Education and Caitlin Fisher, Department of Film in the Faculty of Fine Arts, will bring together ten distinguished scholars from southern Ontario and Montreal universities. The scholars’ research focuses on the arts and virtual culture to explore both emerging digital arts practices and the social and digital environments enabled by them. You can see an example of the SIG’s work by viewing Natalia Sinitskaya’s presentation onWireless in Cyberia.