Open Call - Residency @ Multimedia Centre KIBLA, Maribor, Slovenia – October 2013
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
Multimedia Centre KIBLA offers a residential program
An art residency in Maribor in Slovenia is an opportunity for artists, curators and theorists of Europe who wish to explore their practice in a interdisciplinary field combining art, science and technologies – aimed at actualising culture phenomena which are emergent when art, science and public awareness are interconnected.
The invitation is targeting artists/cultural workers/theorists to explore science and technology researching combining creative forms of artistic experimentation and construction. A residency of three weeks of researching, working and exploring will be finalised with a result presented at the festival KIBLIX 2013 – leading to discussing, listening and sharing ideas and findings.
The gap between science and society has been shown to still exist, although surveys reveal a very positive and optimistic perception of what science and technology can actually do for humanity in terms of medical research, improvement of life quality, and opportunities for future generations. A better understanding of what is going on in our bodies, environment and society can be achieved by sharing knowledge on how to communicate with different target groups, opening closed scientific circles, displaying complex problems with creativity and simple practical methods.
Focuses/offers of a residency in Maribor:
Contents frame of KIBLIX 2013: Un_natural:
Un_natural describes a substantive framework, which through a post-anthropocentric view overcomes the natural/social dualism. It expands the perspective that deconstructs the norms of participatory understanding of the various forms of life, thereby within the many constructed cultural imperatives evoking reflection on interdisciplinary opportunities for the
The Wider Context – broadening the categories
The unfolding of the categories of the feminine, and with them the masculine as well, is not an isolated phenomenon; it opens much more. The perception of women as connections to nature, much more wild and unruly than civilized men that therefore less worthy, less capable of entering into society, more in need of control, etc., is merely an outline of the
But what happens when this wildness, this naturalness, begins to knowingly transform, changing technology and biotechnology? A plurality of forms will happen, but in
A residency is supported by European Union in a frame of a project Soft Control and it will last for 3 weeks.
An aplicant needs to provide a short bios with a list of most important projects done (with possible links to the on-line material) and a short concept for the residential proposition with possible visual material (drawings, photos, videos etc.).
Deadline for applications: 20th September 2013
The Selection Committee:
KiBela, space for art
Accompanying art program
KiBar: cybernetic bar
Festival of Love 2008-2012
Days of Curiosity
Projects, Coproduction and International Cooperation
- Digital Heritage Incubator (DDI)
- Virtual Multimodal Museum (VIMM)
- Caravan NEXT
- Mreža multimedijskih centrov
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