[NetBehaviour] CIANT LAB 2009 Arts Research Residencies.
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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
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
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.
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.
Featured current research and co-production projects:
1. GAMA - Gateway to Archives of Media Art
2. CASPAR - Cultural, Artistic and Scientific Knowledge for
Preservation, Access and Retrieval
3. CO-ME-DI-A - Cooperation and Mediation in Digital Arts
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