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Solid Interfaces and Urban Games: Digital Games in the Public Spaces. Call for Collaborators

Call to collaborate in the project development workshop Solid Interfaces and Urban Games: Digitals games in the Public Space. Collaborators will participate in the production of selected projects, aimed to think about games in the public space as an opportunity to generate other uses of the city and connections among its citizens.

Medialab-Prado offers free lodging to collaborators in a Youth Hostel during the workshop (limited seating).

Deadline: July 1, 2013.

Free registration

> About this call
> Appointment of participants
> Accommodation
> Medialab-Prado Community
> Register

 

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Dates of the workshop: July 1 - 7, 2013.
Presentation of the results: July 8, 2013

Workshop tutors: Guillermo Casado and Gorka Cortázar.
Promoters: Sergio Galán and Víctor Díaz.
Advisor: Nerea Calvillo (Medialab-Prado's Connecting Cities Curator)

 

About this call

Medialab-Prado publishes a call for all those interested in participating in Solid Interfaces and Urban Games: Digitals games in the Public Space workshop as a collaborator in one of the workgroups that will develop the selected projects.

The collaborator is basic in the planning and development of the workshops at Medialab-Prado, thus these are conceived as spaces for collaborative work, knowledge exchange and theoretical and practical training. It is an environment in which there is a horizontal relationship among professors, developers and the collaborators

According to its field of interest, each collaborator can be part of the development team in more than one of the selected proposals bringing his/her knowledge and ideas to the workgroup and, at the same time, learning from the group and the teachers.

As it is specified in the rules, the names of the collaborators will appear in the project’s credits. Also, Medialab-Prado will give a document certifying the participation in the workshop to all the participants that request it.

The workshop runs full time from July 1 to 7, 2013.

If you are interested, fill the FORM below and send it before July 1, 2013 (see guidelines below).

If you have any questions, please check our frequently asked questions (faq) or write to talleres(at) medialab-prado.es.

 

Appointment of participants in the workshop

Since there is no selection process for collaborators, all received inscriptions will be accepted until capacity is filled. Once you have submitted the form, you will receive an automatic mail confirmation informing that your data has been successfully received, which means that you have already earned participation in the workshop. Having a place as a collaborators doesn't mean necesarily that you have a place at the hostel (please see below).

 

Accommodation

For residents out of Madrid, Medialab-Prado will cover for the stay of a limited number of participants at the Posada de Huertas during the dates of the celebration of the workshop. Each space will be allocated by strict order of registration. Therefore, signing in as a collaborator does not necessarily guarantee that you have a place in the Hostel. Don’t forget to indicate in the form the dates of your stay (Maximum stay: June 30 to July 9, 2013), and Medialab-Prado will get in touch with you for a final reservation. The last day to ask for a place June 30.

Medialab-Prado does not cover traveling nor other expenses during the stay.

 

Medialab-Prado Community

Each working team will start its training through the Medialab-Prado Online Community where the interested participants will be able to contact the project’s promotors and all the collaborators and raise a questions, make comments and discuss about other forms of collaborations. Groups will be completed during the Project’s initial presentation on the workshop.

 

Guidelines to complete the form

   1. In the area "Comments" you should indicate:

      · Availability to participate in the workshop (a strong commitment is recommended since it is an intensive workshop).

      · Title of the Project in which you would like to participate. 

   2. Accommodation: Shared rooms (4-6 people) in a Youth Hostel, breakfast included. Limited spaces. Each space will be allocated by strict order of registration. Maximum stay: June 30 to July 9, 2013.

 

This project is sponsored by Ayudas a la Creación de Matadero Madrid 2012 and supported by the Culture Programme 2007-2013 of the European Union.

 

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