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HOMENIEUWSTHE MEDIA CITY - WORKSHOP DOORSTUREN PRINTRSS
THE MEDIA CITY - WORKSHOP
Workshop - The Media City
From March 22 – April 3, 2010, the Netherlands Media Art Institute
and Time Frame will host ‘The Media City’ workshop, dedicated to the
exploration of narrative architecture and social interaction on public
The Media City is a specialized project development workshop for urban
projections, taking place in Amsterdam. From March 22 to April 3,
eight international artists from Sao Paulo, Lima, Durban, Douala and
the Netherlands will be given the opportunity to explore the
possibilities of visual programming interfaces for urban facades, and
develop their own site specific concept.
The Media City investigates architecture as narrative and social
interaction in public space. It is investigating how these specific
languages, spaces of cultural meaning, can be translated into media
art projects, in which similarities from African and Latin American
cities can be found and re-interpreted in Amsterdam.
Architecture plays an important part in the formation of national
identities and, hence, the project holds a great potential of allowing
artistic examinations into national boundaries, similarities and trans-
Tutor: Alexis Anastasiou, Director / VJ of Visualfarm (BR)
Selected artists for the workshop: Gloria Arteaga (PE), Lucas Bambozzi
(BR), Edwin van der Heide (NL), Doung Jahangeer (ZA), Walter Langelaar
(NL), Goddy Leye (CM), Marnix de Nijs (NL) and Mayura Subhedar (IN/NL).
There are possibilities for artists and art students to participate in
Participation: drinks and lunch € 10 per day. Please send your CV and
short motivation (max100 words) to elena at nimk.nl. Please specify your
level of expertise on the following software: After Effects, Premiere,
Photoshop, Final Cut, Modul8 and Pandora's Box.
This event includes three semi-public lectures. These evening sessions
with artists' presentations will try to gather as much expertise and
viewpoints as possible, and will foster discussions about the workshop
theme among artists, theoreticians, cultural workers and audience. The
sessions are interlinked and designed to initiate an ongoing
discussion among the participants (English spoken).
These three evening sessions are open to the audience:
1. Tuesday, March 23, 20:00 – 22:00: Gloria Arteaga, Edwin van der
Heide and Doeng Jahangeer
2. Monday, March 29, 20:00 – 22:00: Alexi Anastasieu, Goddy Leye and
3. Thursday, April 1, 20:00 – 22:00: Lucas Bambozzi, Walter Langelaar
and Marnix de Nijs
Admission is free, English spoken.
The Media City is part of the TIME FRAME project, developed by the
Netherlands Media Art Institute and Miguel Petchkovsky. TIME FRAME
investigates the intersection of media, technology, art and society in
the current contemporary art practices in Africa and Latin America.
This project functions as a platform that stimulates and promotes
sustainable media art training, discussion, production and the transit
of new artwork in Europe, Africa and Latin America.
Alexis Anastasieu: http://www.visualfarm.com.br/site_index.swf
Lucas Bambozzi: http://www.lucasbambozzi.net/
Gloria Arteaga: http://www.arteven.org/profile/GloriaArteaga
Goody Leye: http://goddyleye.lecktronix.net/
Doung Jahangeer: http://www.dala.org.za/
Marnix de Nijs: http://www.marnixdenijs.nl/
Edwin van der Heide: http://www.evdh.net/
Walter Langelaar: http://lowstandart.net/
Mayura Subhedar: www.mayurasubhedar.com
Blog’s URL: http://www.artscollaboratory.org
The Media City is made possible with the kind support of the Mondriaan
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