PIKSEL NEWSLETTER 2 Θ 2010
INTRO STREAM: NEWSLETTER INDEX
¤ 1. Archipelagos in Nantes [summit]
¤ 2. XI Media Forum in Moscow [festival]
¤ 3. Piksel SummerCamp 2010 [workshop]
¤ 4. Funware Shared Residency [residency]
■■ PIKSEL10 FESTIVAL
■■ 1. CALL FOR PROJECTS
The Piksel Festival is organized for the eight time
the 18th-21th November 2010. The Call for Projects is still open:
!!!!!!!!!! Deadline postponed – JUNE 15. 2010 !!!!!!!!!!
Please use our online platform for submitting applications:
■■ PIKSEL PULSE
Piksel is involved in several off-festival activities throughout 2010, both
locally in Bergen, nationally and in collaborative projects internationally.
These activities are named Piksel Pulse.
■■ 1. ARCHIPELAGOS [summit]
Piksel participated in the Archipelagos project arranged by APO33 in Nantes
25-30 May 2010. Archipelagos is a collaboration between APO33 and ECOS that
seek to explore the gaps or in-between spaces of Art, philosophy,
architecture, urban, rural, ecological and social points of departure and
crossover. The project was formed as a summit and included a varied program of presentations, workshops, installations, walks and projections.
■■ 2. MOSCOW XI MEDIA FORUM 19.-23. JUNE 2010 [festival]
Piksel is invited to the Media Forum 2010 in Moscow to
present the festival and corresponding program, together with representatives
from Transmediale, PRIX Ars Electronica and Japan Media Art Festival.
The Media Forum has been organized as part of the Moscow International
Film Festival (MIFF) for the last 11 years, with the aim “to demonstrate the
connection between traditional and modern branches of screen culture, the
impact of technological innovations on visual arts.”
■■ 3. PIKSEL SUMMERCAMP 2.-8. AUGUST 2010 [workshop]
Piksel is calling for participants to the Piksel Summer Camp,
an international gathering of artists, developers and creators working with free and open technologies that is taking place at the idyllic island of Skjerjehamn outside Bergen, Norway. The program will
consist of presentations, workshops and performative events proposed and
organized by the participants themselves, before and during the Summer Camp.
A particular focus is set on hands-on exploration, discussion and development
of tools and applications for open video editing technologies.
The call for participation is now open.
!!!! Deadline – JULY 01. 2010 !!!!
Please use our online form to register:
■■ 4. FUNWARE SHARED RESIDENCY [residency]
BALTAN, NIMk and Piksel have launched an open call for proposals as part
of the exhibition project Funware. The aim of the call is to find new software
art projects that can be developed in the period of June – November 2010
through a shared residency.
The new work developed during the residency will be presented in the
Funware exhibition at MU in Eindhoven, at HMKV in Dortmund and as part of the
Piksel festival 2010.
The call is now closed and we are in the final selection process.
OUTRO STREAM: FREE AS IN ART!
Piksel is an international event for artists and developers working with
Free/Libre and Open Source technologies in artistic practice.
Part workshop, part festival, it is organised in Bergen, Norway, and
involves participants from more than a dozen countries exchanging ideas,
coding, presenting art and software projects, doing workshops, performances
and discussions on the aesthetics and politics of FLOSS & art.