The organization suggests that selected participants cover their own health and travel insurance costs. In addition, please be advised about any visa requirements necessary for entry into Spain, depending on your nationality.
Participants must complete and submit the form on the Medialab-Prado website. Interested parties should provide the following information: A brief synopsis outlining the trajectory of the project and its development, as well as a plan of work for the course of the residency period; a Curriculum Vitae and a dossier of previous works. If the files, videos, images and/or demos exceed the size specified in our visual platform, participants should submit a link(s) to the site(s) where the content is hosted.
In conjunction with the 10th edition of the IN-SONORA art exhibition, Medialab-Prado is proud to announce an open call directed at audiovisual artists, asking for their participation in a collaborative production residency at the Medialab-Prado headquarters. The residency period will extend from February 26th to March 18th, 2018, in the Medialab-Prado Headquarters in Madrid. The objective of the call is the selection of one project, to be developed over the course of the following dates: February 26th to March 18th, 2018.
Medialab-Prado is a public workspace centered on the production, research and dissemination of cultural projects that explore forms of experimentation and collaborative learning in the advent of digital networks. It is part of the City Council of Madrid’s Department of Culture and Sports. During the residency period, Medialab-Prado will provide the resident with a bedroom and a workshop area for the development of their project, as well as provide access to the institution’s facilities and available tools.
Open call participants whose projects (textual, photographic or visual) are selected must have their works licensed under a creative license that allows Medialab-Prado the right to publish them in any physical or digital format, within the maximum territorial and temporal boundaries of the law and in accordance with what they deem to be the best method for their distribution. Once the works have been selected and presented within the course of this exhibition, the artist is obliged to allow any other participating individuals to utilize their work as a basis for the development or performance of any other derivative works.
The selected participant should agree to the following:
Medialab-Prado funds this program with the aim of stimulating creative production and the development of artistic projects and works that enable citizen participation and interdisciplinary collaboration. Candidates may choose to explore one of the following topics for their residency:
During the residency period, Medialab-Prado will provide the resident with a bedroom and a workshop area for the development of their project, as well as provide access to the institution’s facilities and available tools.
Medialab-Prado will provide the resident with a bedroom and a workshop area for the development of their project, as well as provide access to the institution’s facilities and available tools.
The workstations that structure the space in Medialab-Prado are open laboratories dedicated to different topics where production, research and exhibition come together. Each module is helmed by a cultural mediator, specialized in a particular area of knowledge, who is there to respond to the different needs of the diverse viewers and users.
The workstations function as meeting points, were orientation and documentation is accessible to groups and/or individuals. Within them projects, prototypes, posters, dossiers, handbooks, etc. are on display. They also offer a series of activities, such as small workshops, presentations and demonstrations.The stations also work as resource centers for the workshop participants and the workgroups that need material or specific assistance for their projects. The stations are also a space for the experimentation with, and development of, prototypes; with activities such as hackathons, workshops, meeting points for work groups, debates, etc.
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