Electrofringe is now calling for proposals for this year's festival from artists, media makers, curators, researchers, writers, producers, enthusiasts, etc. Part of the 'This Is Not Art' umbrella of Festivals in Newcastle, NSW, this year Electrofringe will occur from 28th September to 2nd October and will feature artists from all over Australia as well as visiting international artists. A heads up, hands-on, all-in festival of experimental, electronic, digital and new media arts and culture. It is dedicated to unearthing emergent forms, highlighting nascent trends and encouraging participants to explore technology and its creative possibilities. The directors for Electrofringe 2006 are Ben Byrne, Cat Jones and Sumugan Sivanesan. Areas for investigation may include (but are not limited to) hybrid performances, media based practices, web, networked & online collaborations, wireless, wearable and locative technologies, sensor based interactions, software art, custom electronics, experimental interfaces, alternative energies, sound, video, installation and more. Read more or visit http://electrofringe.net/ for more information.