Nerea Garcia Garmendia
Since 2008
Works in Madrid Spain

BIO
Medialab-Prado is a center aimed at the production, research, and dissemination of digital culture and of the area where art, science, technology, and society intersect.
Activities include: calls for projects, papers, and collaborators for international workshops, seminars, and exhibitions; weekly lectures, performances, concerts, presentations, work groups, etc.
Fields: interactive media, digital art, sociology, science, technology.
All activities are free and open to the public.
http://medialab-prado.es
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OPPORTUNITY

Light, Space and Perception Work Group


Deadline:
Sun Nov 30, 2008 00:00


LIGHT, SPACE AND PERCEPTION WORK GROUP

Entries' Deadline: November 30, 2008
Open call for collaborators: November 15, 2008

Open call for the submission of proposals to be collaboratively developed during two three-day workshops* (January and March, 2009). This call is part of the activities of the Light, Space and Perception work group, led by artists Daniel Canogar, Julian Oliver and Pablo Valbuena, and supported by Mediala-Prado in Madrid (Spain).

The goal is to work with local developers to create prototypes with the aid of these three instructors and the interested collaborators.

Core themes:
* Light and the city. Urbanism, media-façades, the fusion of physical and digital urban spaces.
* Augmented Reality, the use of projections on three-dimensional surfaces and physical objects, the use of light as a material.
* Set and stage design and the creation of atmospheres through the projection of light: perspective, optical illusions, etc.
* Investigation of the qualities of our visual perception and its limits.
* Development of new light technologies for artistic purposes.

More information and online submission form:
http://medialab-prado.es/article/luz_espacio_y_percepcion_convocatoria_de_proyectos

Contact: difusion@medialab-prado.es

* Medialab-Prado does not cover lodging and travel expenses for selected participants.


OPPORTUNITY

VISUALIZAR'08: Database City -(International workshop/seminar)


Deadline:
Fri Oct 31, 2008 00:00

[b]

Call for Collaborators
[u]VISUALIZAR'08: DATABASE CITY[/b][/u]

Call for Collaborators' Deadline: October 31, 2008
November 3 through 18, 2008 · Medialab-Prado (Madrid, Spain)

Directed by: José Luis de Vicente. Tutors: Bestiario and Fabien Girardin.

Medialab-Prado issues a call for all those interested in taking part in the VISUALIZAR'08: DATABASE CITY project development workshop, by collaborating in any of the teams that will develop the selected proposals on [b]data visualization applied to the urban context.[/b] (see link below) Visualizar'08 will also include a Seminar Program and a showcase of the developed prototypes.

The workshop constitutes an horizontal collaborative work environment, knowledge interchange and theoretical-practical training among teachers, authors and collaborators. Project proposals have been selected through an international open call ([url]http://medialab-prado.es/article/visualizar08_database_city_-_convocatoria_para_proyectos[/url])

[b]Profile of collaborators[/b]: maths, computer graphics, 3D, graphic design, web design, advertising, journalism, communication, didactics, web programming, Processing, Actionscript, Java, Javascript, HTML/CSS, design and database programming, PHP and MySQL, OpenVisuals, models of spatial representation, molecular biology, environmental chemistry, toxicology, management of GIS data, parsing of RSS data and google queries, among others.

Call Guidelines and Registration Form (English/Spanish):
[url]http://medialab-prado.es/article/taller_visualizar08_database_city_-_convocatoria_para_colaboradores[/url]

Selected Proposals (English/Spanish):
[url]http://medialab-prado.es/article/visualizar08_proyectos[/url]

General Workshop Guidelines (English/Spanish):
[url]http://medialab-prado.es/article/taller_visualizar08_database_city[/url]

More information:
visualizar@medialab-prado.es

Organized by: Medialab-Prado (Madrid City Council-Department of Arts). In collaboration with FECYT (Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation). Supported by Madri+d.

More information: www.medialab-prado.es