Fwd: BNMI Announces International Co-production Labs

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From: Ceperkovic, Slavica <[email protected]>
Date: Jun 19, 2006 3:40 PM
Subject: BNMI Announces International Co-production Labs
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BNMI Announces International Co-production Labs

BNMI has just launched its new co-production residency model which
includes three exceptional programs led by three peer advisors per lab.
Apply today for one of these outstanding opportunities!

Co-production Lab: Almost Perfect
Program Dates: November 5 - December 2, 2006
Application Deadline: July 1, 2006
Tuition: $1,850

Peer Advisors: Chantal Dumas (CND), Paula Levine (CND/US), Julian Priest
(DK, UK)

Almost Perfect is a rapid prototyping lab that explores the creation of
pervasive mobile media in the Banff region. With the dedicated support
of peer advisors, technicians, and production facilities, participants
can develop basic to advanced level prototypes in the areas of locative
media, telematics, audio art, and responsive environments. This
residency will also explore the political and social economic contexts
of locative media.

Almost Perfect is a joint venture between BNMI and HP Bristol. Prototype
development will be realized through the use of GPS enabled HP iPAQs and
software developed by HP Research Labs Bristol.

Co-production Lab: Liminal Screen
Program Dates: March 5 - March 30, 2007
Application Deadline: October 2, 2006
Tuition: $1,722
Peer Advisors: Willy Le Maitre, (CND) Kate Rich (UK), Amra Baksic Camo
Liminal Screen examines the ambiguity, openness, and indeterminacy of
cinema in current new media practice. Working with peer advisors and
technicians, participants are invited to work independently or
collaboratively to focus on questions of screen-based work that is in

Co-production Lab: Reference Check
Program Dates: June 24 - July 21, 2007
Application Deadline: December 1, 2006
Tuition: $1,850
Peer Advisors: Andreas Broeckmann (De), Anne Galloway (CND), Sarat
Maharaj (Sa/UK)

Reference Check invites post-graduate students and researchers whose
work connects to new media, to come to Banff to develop concepts, create
prototypes, have group discussions and realize projects. Reference Check
welcomes applications for both theoretical and applied research at all

BNMI's Co-production program is devoted to the production and
presentation of the work of new media practitioners. The connections
between art, technology, media, and cultures are continuously explored,
by bringing together interdisciplinary participants in intensive
co-production media lab residencies. The residencies support individuals
and teams in the creation of new works, knowledge, and technology. The
program is international in scope, accepting applications on a
tri-annual basis. The BNMI is committed to equal opportunity and
access to all programs for artists of diverse cultural and regional
communities. Applications are peer adjudicated.

For more information and to apply visit:

Banff New Media Institute
Email: [email protected]

The Banff Centre
Box 1020, Station 40
Banff, Alberta T1L 1H5