Open Call

Open call: "Wild Bits" art and tech residency + exhibition

Maajaam

With Funding
Free / No Costs
Otepää Vald, Estonia

Eligibility

Technological art installations consisting of sounds, lights, texts, sculptures or their online counterparts. Main selection criteria: - suitability of the idea considering the assignment - feasibility of the production plan - environmental impact of the project - project’s ability to relate to the surrounding landscape

Number of Participants

In total we will select three to five projects for the 2023 residency period. We are open to all artists from around the world.

Deadline

Selection Results (Announcement Dates)

Duration

June 26, 2023 - August 31, 2023

Funding

  • €5,000.00 material budget (one-time)
  • €2,000.00 stipend (one-time)

Facilities

Computer Lab, Co-Working, Desk Space, Fabrication Lab, Wood Shop

Housing

Cabin, Home-Stay, Kitchen, Live/Work, Private Room, Shared Bathroom

Meals

Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Vegan, Vegetarian

Public Programs

Exhibition

Disciplines

Architecture, Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, Biotech, Design, Digital Media, Immersive Experiences, Installation, Interdiscplinary Arts, Multimedia, Sculpture, Sound Art, Virtual Reality, Visual Arts, Wearable Technology

Languages

English

Program Description

Residency duration: around 3 weeks (depending on your production plan) Residency dates: June to August 2023 The project "Wild Bits" is an exhibition concept that proposes a temporary art park in the wilderness. The exhibition looks for points of contact between people, technology and nature. The technological art installations consisting of sounds, lights, texts, sculptures or their online counterparts are placed in natural spaces like forests, fields, swamps and lakes. With this open call Maajaam is seeking proposals for installations, interventions or processes to be installed in landscapes spread out around Maajaam that explore the human condition in a contemporary technological society. The artworks should withstand outdoor conditions. We encourage artists to think of solutions that are energy sustainable: use alternative sources (e.g. solar panels) and be as economical as possible.

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