[artinfo] Call for collaborators> VISUALIZAR'09: PUBLIC DATA, DATA IN PUBLIC

Medialab-Prado comunicacion difusion at medialab-prado.es
Wed Oct 21 12:12:24 CEST 2009


**International Project Development Workshop and International Seminar*
*November 12 to 27, 2009 at **Medialab-Prado (Madrid, Spain)*
**Deadline for registrations: November 11, 2009

This new edition will focus on the implications of using data structure 
visualization to aid in public processes of decision-making. The goal is 
to offer new ways to make public data available to everyone, in formats 
that make it possible to reuse them and foster citizen innovation 
processes. Topics such as water wasting, patent registrations, Internet 
piracy, H1N1evolution or the use of social networks in politics will be 

Collaborators can join any of the developing teams that will carry out 
the selected proposals, depending on their particular interests and 
skills, thus contributing with their knowledge and skills and at the 
same time learning from the other group members and from the leading 
tutors: Ben Cerveny (Stamen), Aaron Koblin, and Manuel Lima, with the 
support of Bestiario collective.

Collaborators' profile: The call is aimed at artists, engineers, 
programmers, software developers, designers, film & video makers, 
architects, hackers, psychologists, sociologists, journalists, 
ecologists, physicists, chemists, biologists or any other person 
interested in participating in the development of selected proposals.

Medialab-Prado will cover for the stay of a limited number of participants.
No entry fees.

Event directed by José Luis de Vicente.

*More information and online submission form: *
visualizar (at) medialab-prado.es

Venue: *Medialab-Prado*
Plaza de las Letras
Alameda, 15 28014 Madrid (Spain)
T. +34 914 202 754

Nerea García Garmendia
Comunicación / Press
Área de Las Artes, Ayuntamiento de Madrid
Plaza de las Letras
Alameda, 15 28014 Madrid
Tfno. +34 914 202 754
difusion at medialab-prado.es

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