Collaborative Teams

Summer Residency Program: “Reconfiguring Site”

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July 11 until August 19 in New York City by the School of Visual Arts

The six-week summer program ”Reconfiguring Sites: New Approaches to Public Art and Architecture” highlights different areas that are currently manifest in public art: such as social intervention, new media technologies, interdisciplinary collaborations with architecture, ecological and environmental interventions, and performance.

Prominent figures working in these areas will discuss their practice and offer critiques of participants’ work. In addition, resident artists will attend workshops that are designed specifically to learn the tools essential to working in the field of public art.

Through the workshops and the guidance of faculty and guest lecturers, interdisciplinary and collaborative teams will be encouraged and artists will develop and present a professional proposal. This program covers topics such as reading from the plan, grant proposal writing, contracts, funding for self-initiated projects and workshops in fabrication.

Taking full advantage of New York City’s rich resources, participants will engage with leading artists, architects, landscape architects, curators and critics in the field. SVA’s state-of-the-art digital sculpture facility offers the resources for experimenting with ideas in an environment conducive to creative exploration and supportive of logistical issues involved in public art pursuits. Sculpture facilities and facilities for working with custom electronics, high-end digital photography, video, 3D graphics and sound production equipment are available.

Current faculty and lecturers include: Herve-Armand Bechy, Mary Ellen Carroll, Charlotte Cohen, Eiko and Koma, Christina Ewing, Wendy Feuer, Anita Glesta, Deborah Gans, Marlina Gonzalez, Kendall Henry, Jonathan Lippincott, Tom Otterness, Lauren Ross, Harriet Senie, Meryl Taradash, Mierle Laderman Ukeles, Jerry Van Eyck and Krzysztof Wodiczko.

For more information about this program visit: reconfiguringsite.sva.edu.

Cultura21 is a transversal, translocal network, constituted of an international level grounded in several Cultura21 organizations around the world.

Cultura21′s international network, launched in April 2007, offers the online and offline platform for exchanges and mutual learning among its members.

The activities of Cultura21 at the international level are coordinated by a team representing the different Cultura21 organizations worldwide, and currently constituted of:

– Sacha Kagan (based in Lüneburg, Germany) and Rana Öztürk (based in Berlin, Germany)

– Oleg Koefoed and Kajsa Paludan (both based in Copenhagen, Denmark)

– Hans Dieleman (based in Mexico-City, Mexico)

– Francesca Cozzolino and David Knaute (both based in Paris, France)

Cultura21 is not only an informal network. Its strength and vitality relies upon the activities of several organizations around the world which are sharing the vision and mission of Cultura21

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CALL FOR COLLABORATORS: Laboratory Life Lighthouse, Brighton, & The Arts Catalyst

Workshop: 20 – 28 February 2011

Exhibition: 1 – 7 March 2011

Lighthouse and The Arts Catalyst invite collaborators for the Laboratory Life Workshop, an interdisciplinary open collaborative art and science workshop, exploring intersections between art, biology, and new medical technologies.

Over nine days, Lighthouse in Brighton will be turned into a temporary garage laboratory in which five new projects will be created by collaborative teams led by artists Andy Gracie,Adam ZaretskyKira O’ReillyBruce Gilchrist and Anna Dumitriu, and then exhibited during Brighton Science Festival.

We invite proposals to participate in the workshop from individuals in the early stages of, or studying for, a career in art, medicine, science or technology. The Laboratory Life workshop presents an opportunity for professional development in a supportive, creative atmosphere, collaborating with an established artist and supported by both artist and scientist mentors and curators.

We will provide collaborators with hostel accommodation for the duration of the workshop, and technical facilities and materials for the workshop and exhibition.

Art-science production workshop & exhibition

Details of the workshop, projects, and how to submit a proposal: Call for Collaborators

Deadline: Monday 20 December 2010

The proposal should be emailed to – info@lighthouse.org.uk

Laboratory Life is conceived and led by artist Andy Gracie, and is based on the Interactivos? Workshop model developed by theMedialab-Prado in Madrid.

Andy GracieBruce GilchristKira O’ReillyAdam Zaretsky,Anna Dumitriu

Visit the original call: http://www.artscatalyst.org/experiencelearning/detail/laboratory_life/