Call for Papers the Fibreculture Journal General Issue, 2006

:: fibreculture:: has established itself as Australasia’s leading
forum for discussion of internet theory, criticism, and research. The
Fibreculture Journal is a peer reviewed journal that explores the
issues and ideas of concern and interest to both the Fibreculture
network and wider social formations. Themes of recent issues of the
journal have included: Contagion and the Diseases of Information;
Multitudes, Creative Organisation and the Precarious Condition of New
Media Labour; and Mobility, New Social Intensities and the
Coordinates of Digital Networks. Issues currently in process are:
Distributed Aesthetics (to be launched December 2005); Games
Networks; and New Media, Networks and New Pedagogies.

Papers are other relevant works are invited for a General Issue of
the Fibreculture Journal, to be published in the second half of 2006.

Proposed contributions should fall within the ambit of the
Fibreculture Journal’s interests, as below.

There are guidelines for the format and submission of contributions
at; . These guidelines need to be
followed in all cases. Contributions should be sent electronically,
as attachments, to Andrew Murphie at Articles
not conforming to the Fibreculture Journal’s style guide may not be
considered. It is also the case that, although the Fibreculture
Journal editors will often work to edit manuscripts, we are not
always able to publish articles that require extensive editing in
order to conform to the standards of the journal.

The deadline for submissions is April 30, 2006.

The Fibreculture Journal encourages critical and speculative
interventions in the debate and discussions concerning information
and communication technologies and their policy frameworks, network
cultures and their informational logic, new media forms and their
deployment, and the possibilities of socio-technical invention and
sustainability. Other broad topics of interest include the cultural
contexts, philosophy and politics of:

:: information and creative industries
:: national strategies for innovation, research and development
:: education
:: media and culture, and
:: new media arts

The Fibreculture Journal encourages submissions that extend research
into critical and investigative networked theories, knowledges and

“I thought I had reached port; but I seemed to be cast
back again into the open sea” (Deleuze and Guattari, after Leibniz)

Dr Andrew Murphie – Senior Lecturer
School of Media, Film and Theatre, University of New South Wales,
Sydney, Australia, 2052
fax:612 93856812 tlf:612 93855548 email:
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