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CINETic REVIEW

CINETic REVIEW is an interdisciplinary academic journal for research and technologies in art, published by UNATC Press.

CINETic REVIEW is an open-access journal, publishing peer-reviewed articles that present original results in research, development and creative processes with strong interdisciplinary approaches. The aim of the journal is to foster inter-field communication of results, methodologies, and approaches.

Calls for papers and topics are generally announced by the end of March with submissions to be made until the end of June. Fields of interest generally cover emerging practices in theatre, performative arts, film, and hybrid live and mediated art forms, the technologies at their basis, and their societal impact.

CINETic REVIEW

Volume 1 | Number 1 | December 2019


EDITOR

ALEXANDRU I. BERCEANU, PhD

Alexandru I. Berceanu is a theatre director, researcher, cultural manager and associate professor at the National University of Theatre and Film “I.L. Caragiale” in Bucharest. He is one of the founding members of the CINETic center – a research center of UNATC, focused on digital interaction research and development. Based on his interest in extending performative space through digital augmentation, he participated in projects that focus on art, technology, and science. His work is centered on deconstructing violence and discrimination and the consequences of politics on a personal level.  


MANAGING EDITOR

ELENA BELCIU, PhD

Elena Belciu is a philologist with a background in cultural studies and theatre education. She is currently the programs coordinator of the CINETic center within the National University of Theatre and Film “I.L. Caragiale” in Bucharest. In this role, she has coordinated the involvement and participation of the center in the 2019 Romania-France Season, the art-tech annual conferences organized at CINETic, and part of the university’s international outreach. She is also an alumna of the International Leadership Visitor Program, the U.S. Department of State’s premier professional exchange program.


EDITORIAL BOARD

CONSTANTIN BASICA, DMA

Constantin Basica is a postdoctoral scholar at Stanford University (USA) and the Concerts Coordinator of the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA) within the same university. He is a Romanian composer living in the San Francisco Bay Area, whose current work focuses on symbiotic interrelations between music, video, and performers. His portfolio includes pieces for solo instruments, chamber ensembles, orchestra, electronics, and video. He is the recipient of the 2018 Carolyn Applebaum Memorial Prize and the 2015 Chair’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Department of Music at Stanford University.

FRANCK GECHTER, PhD

Franck Gechter is a researcher specialized in artificial intelligence and an associate professor at the University of Technology of Belfort-Montbéliard (France). His fields of interest and research include AI applied to energy and vehicles designed for autonomous operation, as well as virtual and augmented reality, human-computer interfaces and how intelligent systems can interact with humans. He has collaborated with specialists in other fields, including urban planning, medical fields and live performance with interfacing sensors and embedded digital objects.

NICOLAE MANDEA, PhD

Nicolae Mandea is an associate professor at the National University of Theatre and Film “I.L. Caragiale” in Bucharest. He is also the former Rector of the university and one of the founding members of the CINETic center. He has initiated, coordinated and consulted on numerous artistic and scientific research projects as well as educational programs focused on art-technology interaction and interdisciplinary fields bringing theatre and film in different contexts, from pedagogy to polytechnics.

RODICA MOCAN, PhD

Rodica Mocan is an associate professor at the Faculty of Theater and Film, within the Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca (Romania). She is also the Deputy Dean of the same Faculty and head of the master program in Digital Interactive Arts. Her research interests are focused on digital arts, including digital interactive performing arts and interactive documentaries, as well as visual sociology.

CRISTIAN MUNGIU

Cristian Mungiu is a world-renowned Romanian filmmaker. He won the Palme d’Or at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival for his film 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days, which he wrote and directed. He has also won the awards for Best Screenplay and Best Director, at the 2012 and 2016 Cannes Film Festivals, for his films Beyond the Hills and Graduation.

MANUELA NAVEAU, PhD

Manuela Naveau is an artist and curator of Ars Electronica Linz (Austria). She also teaches at the University of Art and Design in Linz. Her research investigates networks and knowledge in the context of computer based artistic practice. Working at the nexus of art theory, cultural studies, media studies and the history of technology, she scrutinizes the nature of participative art on the internet. In going about this, she provides an introduction to the world of computer-aided participation models and elaborates on terminology such as the masses and the crowd, the audience and “the other.”

CHRISTA SOMMERER, PhD

Christa Sommerer is an internationally renowned media artists working in the field of interactive computer installation. She is also a professor at the University of Art and Design in Linz (Austria) where she coordinates the Department for Interface Culture at the Institute for Media. She was also visiting researcher at the MIT CAVS in Cambridge (USA), the Beckmann Institute in Champaign Urbana (USA) and the NTT-InterCommunication Center in Tokyo (Japan). She originally studied biology (botany) at the University of Vienna and modern sculpture and art education at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna.

DAN VASILIU, PhD

Dan Vasiliu is a professor and doctoral advisor at the National University of Theatre and Film “I.L. Caragiale” in Bucharest. Until early 2020 he was also the Director of the Doctoral School within the same university. In 2004 he founded and then chaired the publishing house of the university – UNATC Press. He is a member of various national and international organizations, such as the Romanian Association of Theatre Artists (UNITER), the Romanian Writer’s Association or the International Association of Theatre Critics.


REVIEW BOARD

GYÖRGY BÁRON, DLA

György Báron is a professor and researcher at the University of Theater and Film Arts in Budapest (Hungary). He is the president of the Hungarian Society of Film Critics within FIPRESCI. Since the 1970s he has published more than a thousand reviews, essays and studies, both in Hungarian and other languages. He has made educational documentaries for various television channels, put together radio programs on film topics, and is the staff critic of the weekly Élet és Irodalom.

CONSTANTIN BASICA, DMA

Constantin Basica is a postdoctoral scholar at Stanford University (USA) and the Concerts Coordinator at the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA) within the same university. He is a Romanian composer living in the San Francisco Bay Area, whose current work focuses on symbiotic interrelations between music, video, and performers. His portfolio includes pieces for solo instruments, chamber ensembles, orchestra, electronics, and video. He is the recipient of the 2018 Carolyn Applebaum Memorial Prize and the 2015 Chair’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Department of Music at Stanford University.

ELENA BELCIU, PhD

Elena Belciu is a philologist with a background in cultural studies and theatre education. She is currently the programs coordinator of the CINETic center within the National University of Theatre and Film “I.L. Caragiale” in Bucharest. In this role she has coordinated the involvement and participation of the center in the Romania-France Season 2019, the art-technology annual conferences organized at CINETic and part of the university’s international outreach. She is also an alumna of the International Leadership Visitor Program, the U.S. Department of State’s premier professional exchange program.

ALEXANDRU I. BERCEANU, PhD

Alexandru I. Berceanu is a theatre director, researcher, cultural manager and associate professor at the National University of Theatre and Film “I.L. Caragiale” in Bucharest. He is one of the founding members of the CINETic center – a research center of UNATC, focused on digital interaction research and development. Based on his interest in extending performative space through digital augmentation, he participated in projects that focus on art, technology, and science. His work is centered on deconstructing violence and discrimination and the consequences of politics on a personal level.  

CĂTĂLIN CREȚU, PhD

Cătălin Creţu is a researcher at the Electroacoustic Music and Multimedia Center, within the National University of Music in Bucharest where he also currently teaches. He is a Romanian composer of orchestral, chamber, choral, piano, electroacoustic music, as well as audio-video interactivity and multimedia works that have been performed all over Europe. He was a resident at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris (2009), on a George Enescu grant from the Romanian Cultural Institute. He is the Chairman of OPUS Association.

CIPRIAN FĂCĂERU

Ciprian Făcăeru is a research assistant at the CINETic center and a doctoral student at the National University of Theatre and Film “I.L. Caragiale” in Bucharest. His background is in architecture design and visual arts, with an active interest in emerging new-media technologies. He is a founding member of the Augmented Space Agency, one of the few design and development studios in Romania with an emphasis on augmented, mixed realities and interactive media technologies.

FRANCK GECHTER, PhD

Franck Gechter is a researcher specialized in artificial intelligence and an associate professor at the University of Technology of Belfort-Montbéliard (France). His fields of interest and research include AI applied to energy and vehicles designed for autonomous operation, as well as virtual and augmented reality, human-computer interfaces and how intelligent systems can interact with humans. He has collaborated with specialists in other fields, including urban planning, medical fields and live performance with interfacing sensors and embedded digital objects.

MIHAI GHEORGHIU

Mihai Gheorghiu is a sound engineer working in the Digital Light-Sound Interaction lab at CINETic. He has been working for over 30 years in the fields of audio, sound engineering and sound for game design. He has done the sound design, music mix and master for more than 20 big game titles including: Silent Hunter (3, 4 and 5), Blazing Angels (1 and 2), HAWX (1 and 2), Chess Master, Just Dance (4), Knights Arena, as well as important audio parts for Assassin’s Creed Rogue and Assassin’s Creed Syndicate games.

RODICA MOCAN, PhD

Rodica Mocan is an associate professor at the Faculty of Theater and Film, within the Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca (Romania). She is also the Deputy Dean of the same Faculty and head of the master program in Digital Interactive Arts. Her research interests are focused on digital arts, including digital interactive performing arts and interactive documentaries, as well as visual sociology.

HOREA MURGU, PhD

Horea Murgu is currently a retired professor from the National University of Theatre and Film “I.L. Caragiale” in Bucharest. He is a member of several prestigious national and international professional organizations, related to his first profession, audiovisual studies and media anthropology. His current research interests are focused on performing art therapy, psychodrama, coaching. He is the President of the Romanian Association for Coaching – ARC.

MANUELA NAVEAU, PhD

Manuela Naveau is an artist and curator of Ars Electronica Linz (Austria). She also teaches at the University of Art and Design in Linz. Her research investigates networks and knowledge in the context of computer-based artistic practice. Working at the nexus of art theory, cultural studies, media studies and the history of technology, she scrutinizes the nature of participative art on the internet. In going about this, she provides an introduction to the world of computer-aided participation models and elaborates on terminology such as the masses and the crowd, the audience and “the other.”

ALINA RIZESCU

Alina Rizescu is an architect and managing partner at RIZI Design in Bucharest (Romania). She also holds a master’s degree in Interactive Technologies for Performing and Media Arts, from the National University of Theatre and Film “I.L. Caragiale” in Bucharest. As an architect, she is active in the experience design field, exploring the ways in which technology and creativity can be used to extend design over mere aesthetics and form, towards an interactive way of delivering experiences and meaningful messages.

DAN-ȘTEFAN RUCĂREANU, PhD

Dan-Stefan Rucăreanu is a sound designer and lecturer at the National University of Theatre and Film “I.L. Caragiale” in Bucharest. He teaches Sound for Film and Television, as well as Music for Film at the Film Faculty. As a sound designer, he has worked on several short and feature films, selected and awarded at international film festivals.

CHRISTA SOMMERER, PhD

Christa Sommerer is an internationally renowned media artist working in the field of interactive computer installations. She is also a professor at the University of Art and Design in Linz (Austria) where she coordinates the Department for Interface Culture at the Institute for Media. She was also visiting researcher at the MIT CAVS in Cambridge (USA), the Beckmann Institute in Champaign Urbana (USA) and the NTT-InterCommunication Center in Tokyo (Japan). She originally studied biology (botany) at the University of Vienna and modern sculpture and art education at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna.




CINETic REVIEW

ISSN 2668-7186

ISSN-L 2668-7186

DOI: 10.37130/CINETrev




NOTES FOR CONTRIBUTORS

CINETic REVIEW is a yearly publication with its call for papers and topics announced in early March. Articles are peer-reviewed before publication. Authors are advised to refer to our editorial policy and the notes for contributors below.

GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR SUBMITTING ARTICLES

TITLE: maximum 8 words.

ABSTRACT: 150-200 words.

KEYWORDS: 5.

ARTICLE LENGTH: minimum 3000 words, maximum 7000 words.

LANGUAGE: US English.

REFERENCING STYLE: HARVARD (https://www.mendeley.com/guides/harvard-citation-guide).

STRUCTURE:

  • Introduction (minimum: State of the subject, Objective, Hypothesis)
  • Methods | Methodology
  • Results | Findings | Originality
  • Discussion | Relevance
  • References

ILLUSTRATIONS: maximum 3 (photographs, drawings, diagrams, charts), captioned in Harvard style, included in the text and sent separately as .jpg files.

BIOGRAPHY: maximum 250 words, plus a 3x4cm portrait picture.

All contributions and correspondence should be sent to: cinetic@unatc.ro

Authors are provided with a pdf of their contribution which they may use to circulate after publication without permission from the publisher, provided that acknowledgment (with issue and volume number) is given of its publication in the CINETic REVIEW.

Articles are reviewed on the understanding that they are submitted solely to this journal. If accepted, they may not be published elsewhere in full or in part without the Editor’s permission. All articles accepted for review are submitted to peer reviewing by at least two referees. Final decisions of publication remain with the Editorial Board.

The Editor reserves the right to edit articles to conform to requirements of length, style or clarity. The grounds for a rejection of an article are not given.

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