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June 27, 2006

The C5 Quest for Success


Call for Participants

Enter to play the C5 Quest for Success during the ZeroOne San Jose / ISEA 2006 Symposium August 9-12, 2006. The C5 Quest for Success is an invited project for ZeroOne San Jose: A Global Festival of Art on the Edge; San Jose, California, August 7-13, 2006.

Quest for Success is curatorial selection as urban game, testing competitors' analysis, management, and cooperative decision making skills - traits needed for success in Silicon Valley. The grand prize is a six to twelve week residency at the Montalvo Arts Center co-sponsored with C5 and a Silicon Valley corporate partner - a great opportunity for the right player with the right project pitch. Contestants navigate the streets of San Jose exploring GPS controlled narratives in an attempt to locate the C5 Corporate Limo. Once there, you just might have the opportunity to pitch your proposal to a panel of distinguished experts. A single winner from each evening's competition then advances to the final round on Saturday, August 12th. Three finalists representing TALK, DEMO, PERFORM 'present' their pitch live on-stage to an audience of thousands during the ZeroOne San Jose culminating celebration.

Does the smell of gasoline and oil perk you up like caffeine? Do lat and long coordinates make your heart sing? Then apply for a chance to win the Montalvo Arts Center C5 artist residency. Six to twelve weeks in picturesque Saratoga, California, working on the project of your dreams with the assistance of one of Silicon Valley's corporate powerhouses. Does mapping make you giddy? Does your imagination swell listening to stories about entrepreneurial masterminds and nefarious misdeeds? The C5 Quest for Success is your opportunity to be the passionate competitor you know you are.

C5 Corporation specializes in cultural production informed by the blurred boundaries of research, art and business practice.

Posted by jo at June 27, 2006 06:58 PM