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Videomapping Workshop: Narrating Structures

10.09.2014 - 11.09.2014 y 17.09.2014 - 18.09.2014
This introductory course to the videomapping technique and the concept of sculptural projection is based on the features, techniques and production of audiovisual projects in architectural spaces.

Led by Blanca Regina and Adrián Cuervo.

Schedule: Friday 16:00 to 20:00h and Saturday 12:00h to 14:00h and 17:00h to 20:00h (18 hours)

Registration fee: 120€. 18 seats maximum

imagen Openspending

2nd Data Journalism Workshop: Tracking Public Money. Call for Projects

Throughout two long weekends in October (24-26) and December (12-14) we will develop projects that aim to track public money with the aid of experts such as Ben Welsh (Los Angeles Times), Mariano Zafra (El País), Juan Elosua (España en Llamas) and the data journalism team of El Confidencial.

The call for projets is open until September 24, 2014. After the selection of projects a call for collaborators will be open (starting September 30, 2014).

Organized by the Data Journalism work group, with the collaboration of El Confidencial.

mad data

MADdata. Open Data Contest

everis and MadridEmprende organize the first Open Datathon in Madrid, the biggest open data competition in a common space and during a given time.

The competition consists in creating innovative solutions from the use of open data. MADdata will make available to each participant some data on the city of Madrid, provided by Madrid's Town Hall open data website, on public services, public transport, mobility and social networks. This data will be available to all participants, and will be enrichedthrough analytic capacities and Big Data.

Open inscription until July 25, 2014. [+info on the inscriptions]

New deadline: registrations before September 21st or until all vacancies are covered

#MADdata

Call for Collaborators. Wanting to and Being Able to Screen in the City 2014-2015

Which contents potential spectators are interested in seeing on the city’s screens? Do you want to learn more about about the legislation, rules and conditions that determine what contents can be screened freely, openly and civically?

During this course (2014-2015) the research leads to a workshop that aims to clarify which are the limits and how do they affect the uses of the public space. As a case study we will focus on film contents in Medialab-Prado's digital facade.

Project curated by Nerea Calvillo and organized by n'UNDO, a reflection, debate adn action platform, selected through the Participatory City of Connecting Cities Network 2014 to be produced in Medialab-Prado.

Open registration to anyone interested in participating in the development of this project. Deadlie: September 30.

 

Open call for collaborators in order to participate in the development of projects at the Ibero-american Laboratory of Citizen Innovation

The Secretaría General Iberoamericana (SEGIB), through its innitiative Ciudadanía 2.0 and the National Digital Strategy Coordinación of the Office of the Presidency of the Republic (Mexico) organize the Ibero-american Laboratory of Citizen Innovation that will take place from November 24th to December 5th, 2014, in the city of Veracruz, Mexico, within the frame of the XXIV Ibero-american Summit of Chiefs of State and Government.

This laboratory, which is part of the Citizen Innovation process conducted by Ciudadanía 2.0, will have the technical support of Medialab-Prado and the collaboration of the Government of Veracruz, the town hall of Xalapa, the Fundación Unidos en Red and Telmex.

This time, the presentation of candidacies for collaborators who wish to participate in it, taking part in the design and prototyping of new tools, platforms and actions of the citizen innovation projects chosen in a recent open call in order to be developed during the laboratory.

The inscription is free and will be open until Sunday, September 28th, 2014.

Go to the inscription form

#LabICMx @InnovaCiudadana

CONNECTING CITIES: InVISIBLE and VISIBLE Cities 2015. Call For Proposals

European Urban Media Network for Connecting Cities is a network of European institutions that aims to foster the circulation of artistic and cultural contents throughout European urban screens and mediafacades.

Our today's modern cities are hybrid structures in which technology is invisibly interweaved in the perception layers of our everyday lives. With the curatorial theme of InVISIBLE and VISIBLE Cities we want to develop an awareness on the changes which are hardly visible to the eyes and are underlying our nowadays cities. 

Please submit your project proposal until 31 October, 2014.

HackGriculture: Acercando la ciencia a los datos agrícolas. Convocatoria abierta a proyectos

HackGriculture es un hackathon en que se crearán un máximo de 10 proyectos que incorporen el uso abierto de datos agrícolas con distintos fines, facilitado por distintas herramientas y servicios y potenciando enfoques colaborativos.

El taller de prototipado colaborativo tendrá lugar los días 12 y 13 de diciembre de 2014.

Envío de propuestas hasta el 10 de octubre de 2014.

Ongoing events
23.09.2014 11:00h - 14:00h

Presentation of the III Edition of the CCCD Master and the scholarship ARTivistas.org

Imagen Master CCCD

The III Edition of the Master in Communication, Culture and Digital Citizenship with the presentation of the scholarship Artivistas.org to carry out a project within the frame of this first official postgraduate in open code. [Live Streaming]

23.09.2014

Nomadic Furniture Workshop

Furnishing spaces for rest/movement.

Collective design and construction of furniture elements to equip Medialab-Prado's artists' reidencies, made up of three rooms and a space of common use.

Based on the furniture reflections and solutions proposed by the Austrian designer Victor Papanek in the publications Nomadic Furniture 1 y 2, issued in 1973/1974, we will develop the whole furniture system to turn Medialab's residence into a comfortable and inspiring habitat for those residents that will occupy it temporally.

Open and free inscription for collaborators (limited vacancies).

23.09.2014

Showcase and sound walk IMPROº360. Stage Projects and Geolocation in the Letras Neighborhood

Project showcase and sound walk from September 8 to 30.

Try out the sound walk installing the noTours App in your Android. Come by the Medialab-Prado to download it and start the walk. Bring your own terminal and headphones or we can lend you ones.

IMPROº360 workshop that took place from July 14 to 19 in Medialab-Prado by noTours and Impromadrid Theater Company generated five projects on stage proposals using urban space and mobile apps.

23.09.2014 18:30h - 20:30h

Swapsee workshop: Live off your own blog

Do you have a blog to which you dedicate a lot of time and effort? You don't have a clear idea of what you are writing a blog for? This free workshop shows a method followed by professionals who nowadays live off their blogs by writing and sharing contents on it, as well as the basic structure from which starting to work, and some key guidelines to any business, from the what for? to theway of making money with it.

23.09.2014 17:00h - 20:00h

Data journalism. Nineteenth session. Dataviz data visualization for non-programmers. Create your own stories with Timeline.js, Storymap.js

On the first session of the 2014-2015 season we propose a closer look at data visualization in three steps: we will show a data journalism project by Antonio Delgado (@adelgado) which uses data from Madrid's Town Hall, we introduce the concepts through Alex (@nihilistbird) from Outliers and finally we will inspect two JS for the creation of stories with online data: Timeline.js and Storymap.js of Knight Lab. If you don't have any programming skills but want to learn how to visualize data, you can't miss this workshop!

[streaming en directo] 

Upcoming events view +
24.09.2014 - 27.09.2014, 29.09.2014, 30.09.2014

Showcase and sound walk IMPROº360. Stage Projects and Geolocation in the Letras Neighborhood

imagen IMPROº360

Project showcase and sound walk from September 8 to 30.

Try out the sound walk installing the noTours App in your Android. Come by the Medialab-Prado to download it and start the walk. Bring your own terminal and headphones or we can lend you ones.

IMPROº360 workshop that took place from July 14 to 19 in Medialab-Prado by noTours and Impromadrid Theater Company generated five projects on stage proposals using urban space and mobile apps.

24.09.2014 17:00h - 20:30h

Worshop on tools for publishing maps on the Internet

There is a long tradition of free software for processing and sharing data with a geographic element in the form of a map on the Internet. We will take a closer look at this world and its collaborative ecosystems. Starting with very basic concepts, we will practicethe usage of some of those cartographic tools.

24.09.2014 - 26.09.2014

Nomadic Furniture Workshop

Furnishing spaces for rest/movement.

Collective design and construction of furniture elements to equip Medialab-Prado's artists' reidencies, made up of three rooms and a space of common use.

Based on the furniture reflections and solutions proposed by the Austrian designer Victor Papanek in the publications Nomadic Furniture 1 y 2, issued in 1973/1974, we will develop the whole furniture system to turn Medialab's residence into a comfortable and inspiring habitat for those residents that will occupy it temporally.

Open and free inscription for collaborators (limited vacancies).

26.09.2014, 27.09.2014 21:00h - 23:00h

European Urban Network for Connecting Cities: Projections on the digital façade

Presentation of the projects produced and adapted for Medialab-Prado's digital façade, within theopen call Participatory City 2014. The following projects will be shown: Urban Alphabets (Helsinki), Human beeing (Holland), Telepuppet.tv (USA), Organic cinema (Holland) and n'UNDOing Cities (Madrid).

Bees, plants, urban alphabets and many other elements of the city come alive on the digital façade, which turns into a canvas with which the citizens interact from the space of the Plaza de las Letras.

Curated by: Nerea Calvillo

27.09.2014, 28.09.2014

MADdata. Open Data Contest

everis and MadridEmprende organize the first Open Datathon in Madrid, the biggest open data competition in a common space and during a given time.

The competition consists in creating innovative solutions from the use of open data. MADdata will make available to each participant some data on the city of Madrid, provided by Madrid's Town Hall open data website, on public services, public transport, mobility and social networks. This data will be available to all participants, and will be enrichedthrough analytic capacities and Big Data.

Open inscription until July 25, 2014. [+info on the inscriptions]

New deadline: registrations before September 21st or until all vacancies are covered

#MADdata

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