Call for Projects and Papers
Interactivos?'10: Neighborhood Science
Deadline: April 19, 2010
Dates of the workshop: June 7 - 23, 2010
Venue: Medialab-Prado in Madrid (Spain)
With the participation of: Platoniq, Douglas Repetto and the work group formed by Andrés Burbano, Alejandro Araque, Alejandro Duque and Alejandro Tamayo.
Interactivos?'10 is a workshop which develops projects gathering and putting into action collaboration and local urban knowledge networks using free software and hardware technologies and "Do it yourself" (DIY) and "Do it with others" (DIWO) methods.
The proposals will be carried out in multidisciplinary task groups comprised by the author(s) and interested collaborators, with conceptual and technical advice from the teaching staff. The call for collaborators will be open from May 4 through June 4.
Some orientative subjects are:
* Urban Infrastructure: mobility, transport, urban and telecommunication networks
* Health and environmental issues: quality of the air and water, meteorology, nutrition, gastronomy and recipes, urban gardens, etc.
* Social relations and cultural production, games, education and learning in the street; exchange of services and knowledge, etc.
A maximum of 5 theoretical works will be selected, among theoretical and research papers, presentations and analysis of the experiences about the proposed subject matter.
Submit your proposal before April 19, 2010. No fees.
More information, call guidelines and submission forms:
Questions: interactivos (at) medialab-prado.es
Plaza de las Letras
Calle Alameda, 15
28014 Madrid (Spain)