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The Open Hardware Scholarship

    CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: The Open Hardware Scholarship!
    Do you have the next big Open Hardware idea, but just don?t have the funds
    for it?

    The Open Hardware Summit (OHS) is announcing its first Open Hardware
    scholarship this year! The purpose of the OHS scholarship is to support
    emerging artists/inventors and developers by providing funding for works
    that are released as Open Source Hardware. Granting these funds is an
    opportunity to draw attention to the Open Source Hardware movement, to give
    back to the DIY community, and to give you the chance to join a growing
    roster of gamechangers in Open Source Hardware history. If you have a
    project that is in the spirit of the OHS and supports the OHSW definition,
    we welcome your submissions.

    Upwards of $2000 will be awarded. The scholarship is made available by the
    generous individuals and sponsors who have made the Open Hardware Summit

    The winner will be chosen by the public. All projects will be viewable
    online and votes will be collected during the week of the summit. People
    will be able to vote on their favorite project remotely or onsite. A check
    will be presented to the winning artist/group at the conclusion of OHS on
    September 15th at the New York Hall of Science

    1. upload a 30 second (maximum) video clip to youtube that showcases the
    concept of your project. The title of the video MUST be the title of the

    2. include a short paragraph in the description of the video. Your
    description must start with the following sentence, and go on to explain
    your project in less than 500 characters.
    ?The following project is a submission to the Open Hardware Scholarship
    awarded by the Open Hardware Summit 2011.
    Project title: ?
    Project Description:..?

    3. email the following information to :

    name of artist/collaborative group
    email address
    place of resident (city, state/province, country)
    title of project
    summary of project (500 characters max)
    URL of video clip
    URL of project site that includes your application of the OSHW Definition
    For submissions is 12:01am, September 14th EST. NO EXCEPTIONS

    Please feel free to email if you have any questions.

    Where does the money come from? We had $2,000 USD left over from our funds
    last year and we thought the best way to use it is to give it back to the

    Good luck!

    Hirumi Nanayakkara
    Scholarship Chair
    Open Hardware Summit 2011 Commissions Open Call

New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc. is now accepting proposals for its Commissions Program (
Deadline: June 30, 2011
Application Guidelines:

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2 new calls: CologneOFF: Football-Soccer-Fussball – Let’s Save the World !?

Calls for entries
Deadline: 1 September 2011

Cologne International Videoart Festival

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2011 Rhizome Commissions Cycle Now Open!

Rhizome is pleased to announce that the 2011 round of Rhizome Commissions is now open!

This year, Rhizome will commission ten international emerging artists to create original works of new media art, with grant awards ranging from $1,000 to $5000. Projects can can manifest for a variety of contexts, including the web, mobile devices, the gallery or public settings.  Grant awards can be applied to any stage of the project.

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Próximas actividades / Upcoming Activities · 31.01.2011 – 06.02.2011

MEDIALAB-PRADO?Plaza de las Letras?C/ Alameda, 15 · 28014 Madrid?+34 913 692 303? gratuita / Free admission
(English below)

Jugando con Números: Seminario de malabares. Sesión II
Lunes, 31 enero / 17:00h a 20:30h en Café Teatro Matadero Madrid

Segunda sesión del seminario de malabares, en el marco del taller/grupo de trabajo Jugando con números. Esta jornada está dedicada al taller de malabares de mesa “Table Juggling” y contará con la presentación del Sean Gandini. [+info]

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The Australian Network for Art & Technology (ANAT) is calling for applications from creative practitioners and science and research organisations for the 2011 Synapse Residency Program. Now in its sixth round, the program is a core element of the Synapse initiative of the Australia Council of the Arts and ANAT, which supports collaboration between artists and scientists.

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New Opportunities in the SFAC Public Art Program for Artists


The San Francisco Arts Commission’s Public Art Program recently issued two Request for Qualifications for upcoming public art opportunities, see details below. The deadline for both calls is Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 5 PM (PST). Please note that if you applied to the 2009 Bay Area Artist Registry, you must reapply to be considered for future projects. Applications for both the 2011/2012 Prequalified Artist Pool and the Public Safety Building Public Art Program must be submitted separately via Slideroom, an online application system. There is no charge to apply.

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Announcement of a MA program with New Media Art History focus



OCAD University is pleased to announce the expansion of its Master’s program in Contemporary Art History to now include New Media Art History and Design History. Housed in one innovative program — the MA in Contemporary Art, Design and New Media Art Histories — these three fields prepare students to investigate the full breadth and complexity of today’s creative cultural activity.

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ESPACIO ENTER CANARIAS Festival Internacional de la Creación, Innovación y Cultura Digital

place: TEA. Tenerife Espacio de las Artes. Tenerife, Canary Island, from 25th to 28th november 2010.

ESPACIO ENTER is a project created and directed by  ART TECH MEDIA , non-profit international cultural organization. Its aims are the creation, organization, promotion and direction of different events for the development of the Arts and the Digital Culture, to prompt and to fortify the alliance among Art, Science, Technology, Innovation and the Society, the cross debate, the reflection and the elaboration of proposals and contents by means of the philosophy of open code, that impact positively in the creation of the Knowledge Society.

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS: From gallery@calit2

Anti-Anti Utopia: Art, Technology and Hope
“A map of the world that does not include Utopia is not worth glancing at.”
– Oscar Wilde

gallery@calit2 is calling for proposals from artists, curators and other life forms,  for exhibitions that will stimulate thought, desire or action on the  theme of “Anti-Anti Utopia: Art, Technology and Hope.”

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