CFP Picteilín

Call For Papers

Picteilín Creative Media and Game Studies Conference 2018

Life Through Pixels


Call for Papers for ‘Picteilín’ Creative Media conference hosted by the Creative Arts Research Centre at Dundalk Institute of Technology, Thursday, 17 May 2018.

In conjunction with the Éistigí Music Conference.

Deadline for Abstracts: Friday 13 April 2018.


Conference Theme:

Creative Media and Games Studies: Narrative, Interactivity, and Emergent Digital Practices.

The digital media sector is one of the most dynamic sectors of a knowledge economy, with the creative origination that underpins the creative media industries affording much potential for experimentation. This conference aims to provide a platform for Irish and International academics, postgraduate students and practitioners to share knowledge and expand the boundaries of research that pivot on pixels.  Contributions are sought under the following themes:


  • Game Studies
  • Creative Media Content Creation and Technologies
  • Creative Pedagogy and Transformative work practices
  • Media, Culture, Community and Society
  • New Media Narrative Forms


It is envisioned that there will be short and long academic research papers, practical exhibition installations, poster sessions, workshops, games and screenings.

We invite proposal abstracts to a maximum of 300 words, submission are made via the online form at

Postgraduate students, academics and practitioners who are not presenting at the conference are also encouraged to attend this event. You can also follow us on twitter at

Registration will take place at the venue on the day of the event. You can also pre-book your ticket at


Advice regarding local accommodation and transport is provided on the conference website at

Any queries regarding the submission process should be addressed to or