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December 08, 2005

V2_Lab: Disembodiment in Virtual Environments


Artist-in-Residence Call for Proposals

Deadline: 15 January 2006--V2_Lab, the artistic research & development (aRt&D) department of V2_, Institute for the Unstable Media, in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, has a vacancy for an artist-in-residence funded by the Pauwhof Fonds in 2006.

V2_Lab is a workspace for artists, scientists and technicians emphasizing the encounter and exchange between different disciplines. Main areas of the V2_Lab's aRt&D are: Interactivity and Alternative Interfacing, Wearable Technology, Virtual Reality, Multi-user Environments.

Residence: Europe-based media artists in the fields of interdisciplinary digital media are invited to submit proposals for this unique artist-in-residence position at V2_Lab in the period 1 April - 31 May 2006. The artist-in-residence will take place in the context of collaboration with Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam. The aim of the residence is to integrate biomedical scientific topics with artistic research and development.

The accepted proposal will be realised in close collaboration with three other parties involved in a larger research framework of the national project MultimediaN; Waag Society, TU Delft, TNO.

Theme: The theme of the residency is Disembodiment in Virtual Environments. Proposals should concern artistic investigation of physical experiences on the border between virtuality and reality. The product of the residency should be an interactive artwork that can be exhibited in the Erasmus MC’s I-Space, a (CAVE™-like) cubicle Virtual Reality environment that enables interactive projection on all its walls.

V2_, Institute for the Unstable Media
Eendrachtsstraat 10, 3012 XL Rotterdam, NL
PO Box 19049, 3001 BA Rotterdam, NL
Tel + 31 10 206 72 72 | Fax + 31 10 206 72 71
E-mail info AT v2.nl | URL http://www.v2.nl

Posted by jo at December 8, 2005 09:39 AM