[artinfo] Call for Projects | Interactivos?’12 Ljubljana. Obsolete Technologies of the Future

Medialab-Prado comunicacion difusion at medialab-prado.es
Wed May 23 11:50:06 CEST 2012

Área de Las Artes del Ayuntamiento de Madrid
Arts Department of the Madrid City Council
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    Interactivos?’12 Ljubljana. Obsolete Technologies of the Future
    Call for Projects

Ljudmila, Digital Medialab of Ljubjliana, in collaboration with SGMK of 
Zurich and Medialab-Prado are seeking for proposals for an upcoming 
workshops in collaborative prototyping which will be hold in Ljubljana 
(September 5 - 15, 2012) with the participation of advisors, technical 

Deadline: June 8, 2012
Call for Collaborators: starting July 2, 2012
Project development(workshop): September 5- 15, 2012

Suggested areas of focus include:

    *      Projects that suggest different usages of existing urban
      technological infrastructures
    *      Rethinking outdated technologies and recycling the computer
      and IT wasteland.
    *      Projects which allow people to interact with technology to
      provoke new ways of perceiving the surrounding, the self, the
      visual, the material, and stimulate aesthetic experience.
    *      Particular attention will be paid to projects which promote
      open source communities, collaborative work and collective modes
      of behavior.
    *      Playing with data - submissions for works, which connect data
      forms and physically embody data streams, bridging ‘on’ and ‘off’
      line worlds.
    *      Products and services that provide sustainable solutions for
      our needs, including the use of open data, data mash ups and remixes.

We are seeking proposals for:

    *      Installations (interactive, responsive, generative)
    *      Performances (participatory, gesticular, dance)
    *      Visualisations (moving images, generative, projections,
    *      Free Software (FLOSS) / Open Hardware / Open Design /
      Services / Start-ups / Apps / Devices

The open call is aimed at designers, artists, engineers, coders, 
sociologists, architects, city planners, teachers, programmers, 
psychologists, journalists, environmentalists... or to any other person 
interested in the theme of the workshop.

Complete information and guidelines:

Advisors: Luka Frelih, Ida Hirsenfelder, Chris Sugrue and Yago Torroja.

**Activity within the framework of Studiolab European project:

Nerea García Garmendia
Comunicación / Press
Intermediae Matadero Madrid
Paseo de la Chopera, 14 28045 Madrid
(Temporary Location)
Tel. +34 915 177 288
difusion at medialab-prado.es

Twitter: @medialabprado

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