[NetBehaviour] CIANT LAB 2009 Arts Research Residencies.

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Mon Mar 23 18:35:16 CET 2009


CIANT LAB 2009 Arts Research Residencies

Media artists from the Czech Republic and beyond, are invited to apply 
for a three-month arts research residency at CIANT LAB in Prague, Czech 
Republic, between April to end of 2009. The deadline for applications is 
Friday the 3rd of April 2009.

Artists are offered a media laboratory space, a payment of 1000 EUR per 
month and access to lab equipment and technical support. The emphasis 
for this residency is on collaborative research and development in the 
field of networked/distributed performance. Presently, two positions are 
on offer: A. Area of 3D modeling (3ds MAX), avatar creation and 
integration with motion capture systems driven virtual environments, B. 
Area of interactive sound creation (max/MSP, PD, etc.).

CIANT | International Centre for Art and New Technologies 
(http://www.ciant.cz) is a non-profit art/science organization with an 
artist residency, commissions, research, production, promotion, and 
training programs. CIANT has worked with over 400 artists in the last 
couple of years supporting interdisciplinary practice, mobility and 
exchange. CIANT LAB engages with artists and researchers to produce work 
that challenges use and impact of emerging technologies in arts, culture 
and society.

Selection criteria: The ability to research, interpret and present 
innovative ideas. Experience in the field of networked/distributed 
performance. Experience in public presentation of completed work and its 
proper documentation. Experience of working on fixed term residencies 
with deadlines.

To apply please provide the following:

- Project description, Artist Statement and CV
- Supporting materials/documentation of previous work.

Please send your application to: CIANT (Attn: Pavel Sedlak, 
Vice-Director), Kubelikova 27, 13000 Prague, Czech Republic. 
Applications via email will be accepted but must have the Subject: 
“CIANT LAB 2009 Residency Application”. For more information about this 
opportunity and application process please email sedlak at ciant.cz.

DEADLINE: Friday 3rd of April 2009, 11 PM CET. Selection will take place 
before the end of March, all applicants will be notified shortly after that.

Equal Opportunities

CIANT seeks to ensure that no present or potential member of our staff 
or project participants will be treated less favorably than another on 
the grounds of age (up to statutory retirement age), class, colour, 
disability, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, political persuasion 
or sexual orientation. CIANT LAB premises have limited access. However, 
we aim to ensure that as many of our activities are as accessible as 
possible. If you have any particular access needs, please contact us.

Association registered in the Czech Republic No. 69061998.

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RECENT NEWS ABOUT CIANT

CIANT will run a conference session at SCIENCE BEYOND FICTION: THE 
EUROPEAN FUTURE TECHNOLOGIES CONFERENCE 
(http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/events/fet/2009/) on Wednesday, 
April 22, 2-3.30 PM, with accepted title "Bridging the Gap between Brain 
and Machine: New Challenge for Art and Science”. We will discuss 
state-of-the-art and future of BMI (brain-machine interface) technology.
http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/events/fet/2009/documents/programme.pdf

Featured current research and co-production projects:

1. GAMA - Gateway to Archives of Media Art
http://www.gama-gateway.eu/

2. CASPAR - Cultural, Artistic and Scientific Knowledge for 
Preservation, Access and Retrieval
http://www.casparpreserves.eu/

3. CO-ME-DI-A - Cooperation and Mediation in Digital Arts
http://www.comedia.eu.org



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