Call for Art Exploring Real-Time Connectedness
Call for Proposals: “Live Bitsâ€
Ars Electronica invites artists and scientists to submit proposals for new and novel ways to connect, in real time, people to people and people to environments in different physical locations. The goal is to expand and explore meaningful exchanges between remote groups of people.
The one essential requirement for all proposals is â€œlive bits:â€ real-time digital information via any network, of any viable quantity, and in any modality. In addition to symmetrical two-way communication, asymmetrical two-way communication and even one-way communication will be considered as long as a live component is present. â€œFreshâ€ and â€œcannedâ€ bits, as well as physically transported objects, may also be incorporated.
We will award up to 20 commissions of 10,000 EUR each. But you must act quickly and we will reciprocate.
Deadline for submission is 31 October 2008
Notification of recipients will be 30 November 2008.
The commissions must be completed by June 2009, for inclusion in â€œ80+1: A Journey Around the World,â€ an 80(+1) day event in the Linz Main Square and the Ars Electronica Centre, 18 June – 6 September 2009, for Linz09, European Capital of Culture.
Full details here.