Call for artist-in-residence proposals: V2_Lab

Call for artist-in-residence proposals:

Disembodiment in Virtual Environments

Deadline: 15 January 2006
http://www.v2.nl/disembodiment

V2_Lab, the artistic research & development (aRt&D) department of V2_,
Institute for the Unstable Media, in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, has a
vacancy for an artist-in-residence funded by the Pauwhof Fonds in 2006.

V2_Lab is a workspace for artists, scientists and technicians
emphasizing
the encounter and exchange between different disciplines. Main areas of
the V2_Lab’s aRt&D are: Interactivity and Alternative Interfacing,
Wearable Technology, Virtual Reality, Multi-user Environments.

Residence
Europe-based media artists in the fields of interdisciplinary digital
media are invited to submit proposals for this unique
artist-in-residence
position at V2_Lab in the period 1 April – 31 May 2006. The
artist-in-residence will take place in the context of collaboration with
Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam. The aim of the
residence
is to integrate biomedical scientific topics with artistic research and
development. The accepted proposal will be realised in close
collaboration
with three other parties involved in a larger research framework of the
national project MultimediaN; Waag Society, TU Delft, TNO.

Theme
The theme of the residency is ŒDisembodiment in Virtual Environments‚.
Proposals should concern artistic investigation of physical experiences
on
the border between virtuality and reality. The product of the residency
should be an interactive artwork that can be exhibited in the Erasmus
MC‚s
I-Space, a (CAVEË™-like) cubicle Virtual Reality environment that enables
interactive projection on all its walls.

For more information & application form please visit
http://www.v2.nl/disembodiment