Medialab-Prado and the Cultural Center of Spain in Mexico issue a call for all those interested in taking part in the Interactivos? Mexico'08: Technologies of Laughter, by collaborating in any of the teams that will develop the selected proposals. The workshop aims to use open hardware and software tools to create prototypes that explore the relations between machines and humour/laughter.
Project Development Advanced Workshop
With the collaboration of: Centro Multimedia – Centro Nacional de las Artes (Mexico City)
Dates: August 1 through 16, 2008
Venue: Centro Multimedia – Centro Nacional de las Artes, México D.F. / Centro Cultural de España en México – AECID, México D.F.
Medialab-Prado and the Cultural Center of Spain in Mexico issue a call for all those interested in taking part in the Interactivos? Mexico'08: Technologies of Laughter Workshop, by collaborating in any of the teams that will develop the selected proposals.
The role of the collaborator is crucial in the Medialab-Prado's workshops' statement and development process, as these workshops are constituted as a horizontal collaborative work environment, knowledge interchange and theoretical-practical training among teachers, authors and collaborators.
A diploma to collaborators and be issued after completing the workshop. Also, projects carried out will be property of their author(s), although whenever said projects are shown at festivals or exhibits, and whenever images of said projects are reproduced in catalogues or websites, their relation with Interactivos? and the names of the people who collaborated in developing the projects will also be shown.
If you are interested, please submit the form you will find below before July 28.
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, lodging expenses will covered at Hostal Virreyes (Mexico City) for collaborators. Don't forget to specify arrival and departure dates if your are going to chose this option*.
Go to Interactivos? Mexico'08: Technologies of Laughter FORUM and find additional information about selected projects, post questions and get in touch with teachers and project developers.
For more information: interactivos08 [at] medialab-prado.es
* Shared rooms. Breakfast included. Limited accommodation places. First-comes first-serves basis. Maximum stay: July 31 - August 17.