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CALL: ARTIST in RESIDENCE [AiR] 2007


ARTIST in RESIDENCE [AiR] 2007

OPEN CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

+ + DEADLINE: 2 JANUARY 2007 + +

in brief:
residency period 3 months
dates from March 2007
location Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Netherlands Media Art Institute is pleased to announce an open call
for the Spring 2007 round of its Artist in Residence (AiR) program.

The AiR programme at the Netherlands Media Art Institute aims to support
the exploration and development of new work in
digital/interactive/network media and technology based arts practice.
The residency provides time and resources to artists in a supportive
environment to facilitate the creation of new work that is produced from
an open source perspective. We encourage a cross disciplinary and
experimental approach. This is a practice based residency designed to
enable the development and completion of a new work.

Our focus for this open call is on open source interactive installation
art, in which the following occurs:
- interaction between tools and/or software
- interaction between tools and artwork
- interaction between audience and artwork

The Netherlands Media Art Institute offers an open environment with
technical assistance and an active advisory board which will give
feedback and support in technical, conceptual and presentation issues.
There is access to studio and exhibition equipment,
technical support from the Institute's staff and production help from
interns. The technical staff is specialized and has good contacts with
programmers of the following software, a.o.: PD/PDP, Blender, Dynebolic,
Linux. We expect the artist to have knowledge and insight in the
technical realization of the concept.

It is integral to the mission of the AiR program that artists
participate in presenting their work in a public form appropriate to
their project. This can include gallery installations, demonstrations of
research in progress, panel discussions, on-line projects, or multimedia
performances, in addition to open studio events and workshops. For this
reason we ask that artists include in their proposal possible examples
of how they might like to present their work publicly.

At this moment the Netherlands Media Art Institute provides in travel
costs. It doesn't provide accommodation for artists living outside of
Amsterdam. However, we are willing to help the search but cannot
guarantee a place for living.

Application using the application form can be send to:
Netherlands Media Art Institute
Artist in Residence
c/o Annet Dekker
Keizersgracht 264
1016 EV Amsterdam
the Netherlands

For more information about past residents and their projects, see our
website at Research www.montevideo.nl

Application Form can be found on our website www.montevideo.nl //
Research /// AiR

Netherlands Media Art Institute
Montevideo / Time Based Arts
Keizersgracht 264
1016 EV Amsterdam
The Netherlands
www.montevideo.nl
T +31 (0)20 6237101
F +31 (0)20 6244423

DISCUSSION

News Netherlands Media Art Institute


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Natural Habitat<br>
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What happens if art and nature and technology come together? Are new
worlds created? Is the distinction between nature and technology still
visible, or do the two increasingly merge with one another? <br>
<br>
In the Natural Habitat project artists are working at the interface of
nature and technology. Here they investigate the extent to which nature
and technology complement each other, and show possitive ideas of a new
nature. In Natural Habitat the boundaries between nature, culture and
technology become increasingly blurred. The project consists of an
exhibition Natural Habitat, from November 4 untill December 16 (opening
November 4, 15.00 hour) and a seminar&nbsp; Art and Science in their Natural
Habitat on Saturday November 11 from 13.00 - 17.30 hour.<br>
<br>
Information about the exhibition:
<a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://www.montevideo.nl/en/index_agenda.php?cat=e&id3">http://www.montevideo.nl/en/index_agenda.php?cat=e&amp;id3</a><br>
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Information about the seminar:<br>
<a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://www.montevideo.nl/en/index_agenda.php?cat=l&id5">http://www.montevideo.nl/en/index_agenda.php?cat=l&amp;id5</a><br>
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br>
During the MuseumNight Saturday November 4 from 19.00 &#8211; 02.00 hour a
special programme is organized in relation to Natural Habitat with an
all-night intervention by Bodies Anonymous around the video
installation Geomania (1987) by Steina Vasulka and visitors can have
their own DNA put into a contemporary chain with met Genes in a Bottle
(start 21.00 h. limited edition).<br>
More information about the MuseumNight:<br>
<a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://www.montevideo.nl/en/index_agenda.php?cat=o&id7">http://www.montevideo.nl/en/index_agenda.php?cat=o&amp;id7</a><br>
<br>
Daan Brinkmann wins the Ren&eacute; Coelho Prize 2006<br>
Daan Brinkmann, a graduate of the Royal Academy for the Visual Arts in
The Hague, has,&nbsp; last week during the &gt;50% image evening, been
selected by the jury as the winner of the Ren&eacute; Coelho Prize for 2006.<br>
More information: <a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://www.montevideo.nl/en/index_nieuws.php?id6">http://www.montevideo.nl/en/index_nieuws.php?id6</a><br>
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Netherlands Media Art Institute<br>
Montevideo / Time Based Arts<br>
Keizersgracht 264<br>
1016 EV Amsterdam<br>
The Netherlands<br>
<a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated" href="http://www.montevideo.nl">www.montevideo.nl</a><br>
<a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated" href="mailto:info@montevideo.nl">info@montevideo.nl</a><br>
T +31 (0)20 6237101<br>
F +31 (0)20 6244423<br>
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DISCUSSION

ARTIST in RESIDENCE [AiR] 2006 -- OPEN CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS


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OPEN CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

+ + DEADLINE: FRIDAY 3 DECEMBER 2005 + +

in brief:

residency period 3-6 months

dates March - Sept 2006

location Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Netherlands Media Art Institute is pleased to announce an open call for=
the Winter 2005 round of its Artist in Residence (AiR) program.

The AiR programme at the Netherlands Media Art Institute aims to support th=
e exploration and development of new work in digital/interactive/network me=
dia and technology based arts practice. The residency provides time and res=
ources to artists in a supportive environment to facilitate the creation of=
new work that is produced from an open source perspective. We encourage a =
cross disciplinary and experimental approach. This is a practice based resi=
dency designed to enable the development and completion of a new work.

Our focus for this open call is on open source interactive installation art=
, in which the following occurs:

*interaction between tools and/or software
*interaction between tools and artwork
*interaction between audience and artwork

The Netherlands Media Art Institute offers an open environment with technic=
al assistance and an active advisory board which will give feedback and sup=
port in technical, conceptual and presentation issues. There is access to s=
tudio and exhibition equipment,

technical support from the Institute's staff and production help from inter=
ns. The technical staff is specialized and has good contacts with programme=
rs of the following software, a.o.: PD/PDP, Blender, Dynebolic, Linux. We e=
xpect the artist to have knowledge and insight in the technical realization=
of the concept.

It is integral to the mission of the AiR program that artists participate i=
n presenting their work in a public form appropriate to their project. This=
can include gallery installations, demonstrations of research in progress,=
panel discussions, on-line projects, or multimedia performances, in additi=
on to open studio events and workshops. For this reason we ask that artists=
include in their proposal possible examples of how they might like to pres=
ent their work publicly.

At this moment the Netherlands Media Art Institute provides in travel costs=
. It doesn't provide accommodation for artists living outside of Amsterdam.=
However, we are willing to help the search but cannot guarantee a place fo=
r living.

Application using the application form can be send to:

Netherlands Media Art Institute

Artist in Residence

c/o Annet Dekker
annet@montevideo.nl

Keizersgracht 264

1016 EV Amsterdam

the Netherlands

Application form is online www.montevideo.nl <http://www.montevideo.nl/> >=
research > AiR

DISCUSSION

The Netherlands Media Art Institute presents in cooperation with the 5 days off festival


The Netherlands Media Art Institute presents in cooperation with the 5 days off festival

techno

DISCUSSION

World Wide Wrong - exhibition with work from Jodi


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August 27 - October 22, 2005

Opening: Friday, August 26, 5:00 p.m.

The conventions regarding how we interact with and use computers were accep=
ted very quickly. People all over the world use the same graphic icons and =
interface. With notes, recycle bins and files, the desktop of a computer is=
a graphic reflection of a real desk. These conventions appear to simplify =
the use of the computer for everyone. On the other hand, they also strongly=
reflect a virtual reality which makes it seem that the user has control ov=
er the machine. But everyone who works with a computer knows that it's a di=
fferent story. A computer can run amok, freeze up, or simply refuse to do w=
hat you want it to do. The artist pair Jodi (Joan Heemskerk and Dirk Paesma=
ns) occupy themselves specifically with disruptive miscommunication of this=
sort.

From the birth of the Internet, Jodi were already actively involved with ne=
t art. They simulated computer crashes, viruses and error messages with pro=
grams they wrote themselves. These projects were a response to the rules of=
the Internet, and confront the visitor with the cleverly designed interfac=
es and websites by showing the flip side of the technology, the possibly ug=
ly side. Before you know it dozens of screens or a page full of programming=
codes appear on the desktop. But the pair are not computer freaks constant=
ly searching for new opportunities. The goal is not to deregulate or reprog=
ram the computer. Jodi's interest is primarily in the possibilities the med=
ium has for communication, within which it is primarily the limitations of =
coded communication that they raise as issues.

In the late 1990s their attention shifted from the computer itself to compu=
ter and video games. There are also many pre-programmed codes to be found i=
n the game culture which make it easier for the player to quickly understan=
d the game. Jodi approaches such limits and simplifications with the requis=
ite skepticism. Through simple interventions, they let us see other possibi=
lities and applications. For instance, the color architecture of the Quake =
game is simply replaced by black and white fields, eliminating the player's=
sense of direction and dimensionality. In their latest work they are sear=
ching for the possibilities (and impossibilities) of GPS systems.

Just like many older video artists such as Nam June Paik and the Vasulkas, =
for instance, Jodi are consciously concerned with raising technical standar=
ds for discussion, and modifying them. But rather than producing predictabl=
e results, Jodi go a step further by employing the unpredictability in the =
use of software and playing with the expectation patterns of the viewer/use=
r.

The exhibition gives an overview of Jodi, from their first computer experim=
ents on the Internet through their three-dimensional video installations of=
game modifications.

Opening hours exhibition: Tuesday - Saturday and the first Sunday of the mo=
nth: 1 - 6 p.m.

Entrance 2,50 (1,50 with discount)

More information / Images: Marieke Istha Communication: <mailto:istha@mont=
evideo.nl> istha@montevideo.nl

Netherlands media Art Institute
Montevideo/Time Based Arts
Keizersgracht 264
1016 EV Amsterdam
T +31 (0)20 6237101
F +31 (0)20 6244423
info@montevideo.nl
www.montevideo.nl