[THE NEXT IDEA] ART AND TECHNOLOGY GRANT
Discovering ideas for tomorrow in minds today is the aim of this grant and focusing on the intersection of art and technology is the aim of this grant. The category’s target group includes creatives from all over the world, older than 19, who have developed as-yet-unproduced concepts in the fields of art, design or technology. The winner receives a stipend in the amount of 7,500 Euro and will be invited to spend 3 month as Researcher and Artist in Residence at the Ars Electronica Futurelab. Judging will be done by a panel of experts.
The Ars Electronica Futurelab makes its resources and its staff’s expertise available to support the realization of the project during the term of residency. The awarded concept or the completed work will be presented in the Prix Ars Electronica’s “CyberArts 2009” catalog and as part of the Ars Electronica Exhibition at the 2009 Ars Electronica Festival. Strongly committed to an interdisciplinary approach, and as part of an international network of collaborating institutional associates, the Ars Electronica Futurelab carries out its R&D projects together with artists and scientists from all over the world.
Each submission has to include the following parts:
The production plan should contain a clear description of the production tasks involved in the project, and an indication of whether the particular task is to be performed by the entrant personally or by someone else (e.g. Ars Electronica Futurelab personnel).
Please note that the jury’s decision will be based primarily on the concept description and he production plan, so please be sure that the information provided in your entry is as specific as possible.
We ask you to use the online registration to register and to send the signed print-out of the online registration form along with your entry material by March 6, 2009 to:Ars Electronica Linz
4040 Linz, Austria
or per fax to +43.732.7272-674
This competition is open to all kinds of innovative concepts and ideas in the fields of
It is a prerequisite that the concept/idea not have been already realized.
Criteria for judging the entries include
Exclusively commercially oriented activities in the sense of product advertisement are excluded. The concept entered should be realizable within the given timeframe.
The realization and/or documentation of the concept will be carried out during the grant recipient’s term as Researcher and Artist in Residence at the Ars Electronica Futurelab (scheduled for June-September 2009). The concept or the project realized during the term of residency will be presented at the 2009 Ars Electronica Festival. If the realization of the selected concept will take longer than the three months provided for this purpose and if the availability of the author throughout this extended timeframe is not assured, then the author must guarantee that the concept/idea will be able to be presented in conjunction with the 2009 Ars Electronica Festival. Preparations for the presentation can be made only in consultation with and subject to the approval of the organizer. The organizer reserves the right to determine the format in which this presentation will take place within the framework of the Ars Electronica Festival program.
The recipient of the grant will agree to receive the certificate attesting to it in person, and to present the work to the public during the 2009 Ars Electronica Festival. Groups are requested to nominate one person or a maximum of two people as representatives.
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