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Subject: Artinfo Digest, Vol 60, Issue 11
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From: Veroniki Korakidou <vkorakidou la yahoo.gr>
Subject: [artinfo] The e-MobiLArt project: announcing call for participants
To: e-MobiLArt <emobilart la gmail.com>

Dear all,

  I am happy to announce the call for participation regarding the
e-MobiLArt project.

  Hoping that you may find it of interest.

  Best regards,

  Veroniki Korakidou
UoA NT Lab

  e-MobiLArt: European Mobile Lab for Interactive Artists
Call for artists and scientists

  European Mobile Lab for Interactive Media Artists (e-MobiLArt) is a
project tailored around the process of creating collaborative
interactive installation artworks. Such interactive mediated
environments may involve the use of multimodal interfaces, ubiquitous
computing and mobile or locative media technologies.

  The e-MobiLArt project aims to provide selected participants with an
ideal context, that will allow them to travel, collaborate and exhibit
their work.

  During this project, artists and scientists who are active in creating
interactive media art or pursuing innovative interdisciplinary research
will have the opportunity to:

  - create interactive installation artworks
- collaborate with other artists and scientists from different countries
- get technical support and tuition from experts on using innovative
technologies for creating interactive art
- meet, discuss and collaborate with curators and museum organizers
- exhibit their work in at least two different European countries
- document their work in a special issue of Leonardo Electronic Almanac
and the exhibition catalogue
- participate in an international network of artists, researchers,
academics and theorists

  Eligibility / requirements:

  Artists from all disciplines are encouraged to apply to e-MobiLArt:
interactive installation artists, video artists, visual artists, net
artists, as well as musicians, choreographers, performance artists and
others who wish to experiment with the use of interactive technologies.

  Individuals with a scientific background and the willingness to
experiment in a collaborative artistic project, as described above, are
also eligible.
  Selected participants will attend three (3) workshops.

  During (and in between) the workshops, participants will work in groups
in order to develop their projects by:

  - Following an open process of artistic creation and experimentation
- Getting support on technical and theoretical issues
- Complementing each other's skills within an interdisciplinary
collaborative creative process
- Enhancing their technical skills through hands-on creative activity
- Creating artworks that will reflect the process of intercultural dialogue
- Participating in an on-line network of communication
  Dates of the workshops: (precise dates will be announced till the end of
  - 1st Workshop: Athens, June 2008
- 2nd Workshop: Rovaniemi, August 2008
- 3rd Workshops: Vienna, February 2009


  After the workshops, the resulting interactive installation artworks
will be exhibited in at least two museum / gallery spaces: the State
Museum of Contemporary Art in Thessaloniki, Greece (possibly during the
2009 Biennale) and the Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice,

  These exhibitions will take place in autumn 2009.

  Deadline for applications: Sunday, March 16th, 2008.

  Project partners and sponsors:

  The e-MobiLArt Project is under the support of the CULTURE 2007
Programme of the European Union. It is co-coordinated by the University
of Athens (Greece). Co-organising partners are: the University of
Applied Arts Vienna (Austria) and the University of Lapland (Finland).

  Associate partners are: Leonardo/OLATS (France), Group Haute Ecole ICHEC
Saint Louis (Belgium), State Museum of Contemporary Art in Thessaloniki
(Greece), The Academy of Fine Arts - Katowice (Poland) and Cycling74

  More information and the full application form for participation can be
found at:

  Please, do not hesitate to contact emobilart la gmail.com for any further

  Best regards,


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