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Signal Culture is a non-profit experimental media arts organization that encourages creation of new work, building of community, and connection to history in the field of experimental media art by providing artists, researchers, and innovators with residencies, resources, and exhibition opportunities.
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OPPORTUNITY

Toolmaker Residency @ Signal Culture, Spring/Summer 2015


Deadline:
Sun Dec 21, 2014 23:55

Location:
Owego, New York
United States of America

The Signal Culture Toolmaker in Residence program offers time, space and toolmaker studio access for people making devices or software used in the production of experimental media art. We have built a Toolmaker studio next to the Artist in Residence studio. This studio offers access to a variety of spare parts, electronic components, IC’s, soldering equipment, Raspberry Pi computers, Arduino and Making Things boards, sensors, etc. There can be access to both Mac & PC computers available, but it is suggested that you contact us with specific questions if you require specialized equipment.

Eligible applicants can include, but are not limited to hackers, circuit benders, software developers, robotics engineers, and audio or visual instrument builders. Signal Culture does not require any Toolmaker in Residence to donate their creations. Toolmaker residents developing physical objects or software during their residency will retain all intellectual property rights.

If a Toolmaker wishes to donate a prototype for use in the Signal Culture studios, we will graciously accept the gift.

We do not accept applications from undergraduate students or Masters degree candidates.

For more information about the facilities and application, go to
http://signalculture.org/facilities.html

Signal Culture is located 3.5 hours northwest of New York City. There is no fee for the residency, but you are responsible for your own transportation and for all your expenses.

Learn about our current and past residents:
http://signalculture.org/2014-air.html
http://signalculture.org/2014-rir.html

Download the application here: http://signalculture.org/apply.html


OPPORTUNITY

Researcher Residency @ Signal Culture Spring/Summer 2015


Deadline:
Wed Dec 17, 2014 23:55

Location:
Owego, New York
United States of America

Signal Culture is an experimental media art residency located in Owego, New York. We are now accepting applications for our Researcher in Residence program for the Spring/Summer 2015 season.

The Signal Culture Researcher in Residence program offers time, space and materials for people researching the field of experimental media art. Eligible applicants can include, but are not limited to historians, curators, archivists, preservationists,critics and theorists.

We do not accept undergraduate students or Masters degree candidates.

In addition to time and space to conduct research, Signal Culture is building both an online and an on-site research center to provide our residents with a variety of digital and printed materials, though we have limited materials at this time. If you need a computer, you will need to bring your own. We provide free WiFi.

Our vision is to create an environment where innovative artists, toolmakers, curators, critics, and art historians who are contributing to the field of media art will have time and space to make new work and to interact with one another. We believe in the importance of fostering a community of people working with experimental media art and will host multiple residents concurrently to set a stage for conversation, networking, and possible collaboration.

Applications for the Spring/Summer 2015 Toolmaker residency will be announced in the next couple of days

Signal Culture is located 3.5 hours northwest of New York City. There is no fee for the residency, but you are responsible for your own transportation and for all your expenses.

Learn about our current and past residents:
http://signalculture.org/2014-air.html
http://signalculture.org/2014-rir.html

Download the application here: http://signalculture.org/apply.html


OPPORTUNITY

Signal Culture Artist in Residence Program now accepting applications


Deadline:
Fri Dec 12, 2014 23:55

Location:
Owego, New York
United States of America

Signal Culture is an experimental media art residency located in Owego, New York. We are now accepting applications for our artist in residence program for the Spring/Summer 2015 season.

We have built an experimental media studio with real-time analog and digital image and sound processing equipment, custom made hardware and software, a variety of interactive interfaces, and alternative imaging devices that can be configured in a modular studio setup. For more information about our facilities, go to : http://signalculture.org/facilities.html

Our vision is to create an environment where innovative artists, toolmakers, curators, critics, and art historians who are contributing to the field of media art will have time and space to make new work and to interact with one another. We believe in the importance of fostering a community of people working with experimental media art and will host multiple residents concurrently to set a stage for conversation, networking, and possible collaboration.

Applications for the Spring/Summer 2015 Researcher and Toolmaker residencies will be announced in the next couple of weeks

Signal Culture is located 3.5 hours northwest of New York City. There is no fee for the residency, but you are responsible for your own transportation and for all your expenses.

Learn about our current and past residents:
http://signalculture.org/2014-air.html
http://signalculture.org/2014-rir.html

Download the application here: http://signalculture.org/apply.html


EVENT

The Signal Culture Cookbook - Now Available


Dates:
Mon Oct 27, 2014 23:55 - Wed Dec 31, 2014

Location:
Owego, New York
United States of America

Signal Culture is proud to announce the official release of The Signal Culture Cookbook!

The Signal Culture Cookbook is a collection of techniques and creative practices employed by artists working in the field of media arts. Articles include real-time glitch video processing, direct laser animation on film, transforming your drawing into a fake computer, wi-fi mapping, alternative uses for piezo mics, visualizing earthquakes in real time and using swarm algorithms to compose new musical structures. There's even a great, humorous article on how to use offline technology for enhancing your online sentience - and more!

E-book (PDF) available for a $25 donation only here: https://www.fracturedatlas.org/site/fiscal/profile?id=6977#giving_levels

The Cookbook was edited by Tammy McGovern, and features an introduction by Gerar Edizel. Contributors to the cookbook include Atif Akin, Brett Ian Balogh, Jason Bernagozzi, Michael Betancourt, Alan Bigelow, Michael Bosworth, Angélica Piedrahita, Carl Diehl, Nicholas Economos, Jesse England, Pascale Gustin, Darius Kazemi, Eric Leonardson, Evan Merz, Ellen Pearlman, Kristin Reeves, Stephanie Rothenberg, Bill Sack, Ruth Sergel, Michael Trigilio, Lee Montgomery, Charles Woodman, and Judson Wright.

For more information Signal Culture's residency, resources and exhibition programs follow the links below!

http://signalculture.org/
https://www.facebook.com/SignalCulture
https://twitter.com/SignalCulture


EVENT

Experimental Television Center: Early Media Instruments 8 DVD set


Dates:
Fri Oct 24, 2014 10:40 - Wed Dec 31, 2014

Location:
Owego, New York
United States of America

For a limited time, the long awaited Experimental Television Center: Early Media Instruments 8 DVD set is available! There are only 30 sets and this is the only place to get them.

https://www.fracturedatlas.org/site/fiscal/profile?id=6977#giving_levels

The Early Media Instruments DVD Set features demonstrations by Dave Jones, Hank Rudolph and Benton C Bainbridge of some of the most influential real-time analog video processing tools used by media artists. Each DVD covers the purpose, operation and function of a specific instrument, including:

• Jones Colorizer
• Jones Frame Buffer
• Jones Keyer
• Jones Sequencer
• Paik / Abe Video Synthesizer
• Raster Manipulation Unit - Wobbulator
• Rutt / Etra Model RE-4 Video Synthesizer
• Sandin Image Processor

This DVD set was produced by The Experimental Television Center and their Video History Project and is distributed by Signal Culture.
Support Signal Culture and get these amazing DVDs.

Individuals $90 donation ($85 is tax deductible)
Libraries $200 donation ($195 is tax deductible)