Open call for collaborators for the INTERACTIVOS? LIMA'09: Magic and technology advanced project development workshop. Collaborators will have the oportunity to join the work teams that will develop selected proposals to build software pieces and interactive installations which propose a rethinking of the usual scenario in magic tricks, marked by a very clear separation between the wizard and the spectators. Submissions' deadline: April 7, 2009. No entry fees.
Medialab-Prado and the Cultural Center of Spain in Lima - AECID issue a call for all those interested in taking part in the INTERACTIVOS? LIMA'09: Magic and technology (in Lima, from April 13 through 28, 2009), by collaborating in any of the teams that will develop the selected proposals. The workshop takes places at Escuelab (address: Jirón de la Unión 1044, 5 Fl.)
The role of the collaborator is crucial in these kind of workshops' statement and development process, as they are constituted as a horizontal collaborative work environment, knowledge interchange and theoretical-practical training among teachers, authors and collaborators.
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 (Julian Oliver, Clara Boj, Diego Díaz, and Kiko Mayorga).
According to the open call guidelines, collaborators' names will be acknowledged in the final prototypes. Medialab-Prado can issue a diploma to collaborators after completing the workshop.
If you are interested, please submit the form you will find below before April 7, 2009.
Submitting the form involves your acceptance as a collaborator (no selection process)
In the "Comments" field, please specify:
· Your time availability to attend the workshop (as much dedication as possible is recommended, since it is an intensive workshop).
· Títle of the project you would like to collaborate in.
Pending application and for participants residing outside Lima, the organizers will cover lodging expenses at Kamana Hotel* during the workshop. Don't forget to specify arrival and departure dates if your are going to chose this option.
Go to Interactivos? Lima'09 forum and find additional information about selected projects, post questions and get in touch with teachers and project developers.
If you have any question please read the faq or contact interactivos [at] medialab-prado.es