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Pure Data Spring School – Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow

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Date: 14 – 25 May 2007
Website: http://goto10.org/-/pdspringschool2007.html
Location: scotland

Outline:

Pure Data is an open source real-time graphical programming environment used by artists (and others) to create a range of visual arts, theatre, dance, audio, installation, performance and media art works.

Pure Data is ideal for those looking to integrate technology into their work for the first time, or advanced media artists looking to explore new tools and new ways to combine them in a unified environment. It can be used to create interactive environments, link animations and sound, control hardware and electronics, stream audio, generate real time visuals and develop interfaces for other programs.

In this intensive two week course, participants will learn Pure Data from scratch. The course will cover real time sound design, audiovisual techniques, physical modelling and pure:dyne, a specialised version of the Linux operating system for live audio-visual work.

FEE: standard rate is £100 for 10 days workshop, institutional and business rate is £150 for 10 days workshop

For more information and booking visit the website: http://goto10.org/-/pdspringschool2007.html

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LOSS Livecode Festival: Call for Proposals

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Date: 14 April 2007
Website: http://livecode.access-space.org/
Location: england

Outline:

The LOSS Livecode Festival will take place in Sheffield between 20 and 22 July 2007.

`When we improvise music, we are creating music while it is being performed. `Live Coding` is the creation of software while it is being executed; the software in turn generating music or video.`

Continuing their series of LOSS commissions and events, Access Space have teamed up with TOPLAP and lurk to create a three day international festival, bringing live coding musicians and video artists together to explore and showcase new approaches in live performance and participatory arts.

Proposals for performances and/or presentations are being sought. Commissions of up to £1000 are available to help realise ambitious projects and performances. Presenters and performers will gain free entry throughout the festival, and those without institutional support may apply for a small bursary.

Presentations can last up to 20 minutes and will form part of a day long symposium. Performances can be between 10 and 40 minutes in duration.

For more information visit the website or email: livecode@access-space.org

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Gallery & Promotions Officer, Ffotogallery

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Date: 15 Jun 2007
Website: www.ffotogallery.org
Location: wales

Outline:

Ffotogallery, The National Development Agency for Photography in Wales wishes to appoint a Gallery & Promotions Officer.

£14,000 per annum

Key responsibilities include general management of the Turner House premises; providing information and guidance to visitors, ensuring they are met in a safe
and welcoming environment; maintaining the security of the building and exhibits; and supervising the work of the Gallery Assistant. In addition, the post holder will pro-actively promote the profile of Ffotogallery’s exhibition programme and assist with marketing and publicity, especially via the gallery’s website. S/he
will also work closely with the Ffotogallery Education team to maximise the impact of the education programme and its role in contextualising the exhibition and outreach programme at Turner House.

Applications for this post must be received by Ffotogallery, c/o Chapter, Market Road, Cardiff CF5 1QE no later than 5.30pm on Friday 15th June.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 26th June at Ffotogallery@Turner House, Turner House Gallery, Plymouth Road, Penarth CF64 3DM.

For further information please contact Helen Grant on
(029) 2034 1667 or helen@ffotogallery.org

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[murmur]: Edinburgh Launch

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Date: 6 June 2007, 7 – 8.30pm
Website: http://www.edinburgh.murmur.info
Location: scotland

Outline:

New Media Scotland launch [murmur] in Edinburgh, 6th June.

[murmur] is an audio documentary project that collects and presents stories set in specific locations in Edinburgh (in this instance, throughout the area of Leith), as told by the residents of Edinburgh themselves. Ear-shaped [murmur] signs bearing a telephone number and location code mark the places where stories are available for listening. Use the map to find the story locations, and then use your mobile to call the number, enter the location code, and listen to [murmur] stories while you explore the space where the stories took place. Alternatively, you may also listen to the stories on the website.

The launch event provides a chance to meet the artists and some of the storytellers, share stories and enjoy a drink in the heart of Leith.

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NAN Event, Oriel Davies

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Date: 23 June 2007, 12.30 – 5pm
Location: wales

Outline:

Roadshow Wales: A different world is an artist led event gathering curators, artists, art market experts and members of artists` initiatives from the UK to join the debate and share ideas about development and sustainability of issues surrounding the arts market in Wales.

Through knowledge-sharing about projects and strategies, success stories, and potential barriers. Roadshow: A different World will discuss ideas for future support structures in this area of the UK. The event will also offer a chance for participants to shape future NAN events by suggesting themes and issues that matter to them.

Chair:
Guyan Porter, artist, curator and founder member and first President of the Scottish Artists Union

Speakers include:
Tim Davies, artist based in Swansea and co-founder of arts organisation Locws International
Patricia Fleming, BA (Hons), curator of the Wales Pavilion at the 2003 Venice Biennale, arts consultant and board member of Wasps artist studios, Scotland
Jennie Savage, artist and lecturer in time-based arts at the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff
Stephen West artist and co director of Cywaith Cymru/Artworks Wales

How to book: To register your interest in attending, please send a short CV and 100 words outlining your interests in the theme `A different world` and any specific issues you`d like the speakers to consider to nan@a-n.co.uk

Please enquire at nan@a-n.co.uk for details.

Deadline for bookings: Monday 4 June

Cost: £15 individuals, £25 organisations, but free to a-n subscribers

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Propellor TV – Ident Competition

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Date: 29 June 2007
Website: http://www.propellertv.co.uk
Location: wales

Outline:

Graphic designers, TV, film and video makers can enter a new competition that will see the winning work shown on national `art-house television` channel propeller tv (Sky 195) later this year.

Creatives are being asked to design and produce a propeller sting that will lead in and out of programmes. A panel of industry specialists will choose their favourite sting and the winner will be shown on the channel in alternate programme slots. The winning entry will be awarded a cash prize of £1000.

Entries need to be between 3 or 5 seconds long and must use the propeller logo, colours and music. Entries must be received no later than 29 June 2007 when the competition closes. For further information, propeller ident materials and competition entry guidelines, anyone wishing to enter should contact John
Offord at propeller TV by email: john@propellertv.co.uk
and visit http://www.propellertv.co.uk

Area: all wales

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Experimentica 07 – Call for Submissions

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Date: 6 Jul 2007
Website: www.chapter.org
Location: wales

Outline:

Chapter`s Experimentica festival is inviting Wales based artists to submit proposals for Experimentica 07, Chapter’s annual festival of Live and Time Based Arts. They are also looking for work from outside Wales for a limited programme of international guest artists.

For the past six years Experimentica has been an opportunity for recent graduates and experienced artists alike to present innovative, boundary defining new works within an international context. The festival provides a focus for debate on issues surrounding performance and time based media and the opportunity to take risks and experiment.

Events will take place across the wide range of studio, cinema and public spaces at Chapter, or at site specific locations.

All works will be selected on the basis of written proposals.

Please include:
- a descriptive statement of intended work/artists statement outlining specific concerns and interests.
- technical requirements and details of most appropriate venue or location
- any supporting materials (photos/slides/dvds/cds etc.)
- full contact details

Chapter is able to provide technical support and resources for the production and exhibition of selected works as well as provide accommodation in Cardiff for the duration of the festival.

Address your entries to: Experimentica 07, Chapter, Market Rd, Canton, Cardiff. CF5 1QE, Wales (Please include an SAE for return of materials)

If you have any questions or need advice on what to include in your proposal, please contact Cathy Boyce at Chapter on 029 2031 1050 / cathy.boyce@chapter.org

Deadline for submissions: 6 July 2007

Area: all wales

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b.TWEEN 07: Interactive Media Forum

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Date: 13 – 15 June 2007
Website: http://www.just-b.com/btween
Location: england

Outline:

b.TWEEN is the UK`s biggest interactive media industry gathering. It is a digital hotbed, providing information and inspiration for digital leaders.

Meet BBC Commissioners face to face.
Book one-to-ones with industry experts.
Network with potential collaborators and clients.
Have a chance to present to peers and experts at the Quickfire event.

Keynotes by industry dignitaries will set the scene for two action-packed days featuring presentations, workshops, sessions, one-to-ones, Q&As, break-outs.

Speakers feature an impressive array of creative and business pioneers, including Matt Locke (Commissioning Editor for New Media and Education, Channel 4) and Peter Cowley (Director of Interactive Media, Endemol).

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[space] : Emergent Technologies Producer

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Date: 18 June 2007
Website: http://www.spacestudios.org.uk
Location: england

Outline:

Part Time, 26K pro-rata, based in Hackney

The Emergent Technologies Producer will work as part of the Media Arts team at SPACE, with specific responsibility for emergent technological and new media art production. S/he will be expected to input into strategy and to work with the Head of Media Art and our specialist advisers on programme development and forward planning. This is a position that has extensive growth potential for the right candidate. We are therefore looking for an employee who, whilst currently having a fairly extensive knowledge of emergent technological processes and their relations to Media Art, also has the necessary abilities and ambition to grow in the role.

DOWNLOAD the Job Description:
http://www.spacestudios.org.uk/images/pdf/emergent_technologies_producer
_2007_1.pdf

* DEADLINE: 5pm Monday, 18 June 2007=20
* Interviews: Week beginning 5 July 2007
* Start: Week beginning 3 September 2007

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Developing Your Design Business : Design Wales Event

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Date: 27 June 2007, 6.30 – 10pm
Website: www.designwales.org.uk
Location: wales

Outline:

This evening event will provide insight from design buyers on their experience of selecting and working with designers and guidance from a leading expert on how to market design consultancies. Understanding more about why clients buy design and how design agencies can market themselves more effectively should help with future planning, maintaining a sustainable design business and finding work outside of Wales and the UK.

These two events will be the first of a series delivered by Design Wales to aid the development of design agencies in Wales, with future events focussing on the issues raised by the sector itself. On the evening you will be asked to contribute to planning future events.

The events are free but attendance is by pre-registration only.If you would like to attend please contact: Lynne Sheppard, Design Wales, Western Avenue, UWIC CF5 2YB f: 029 2041 6970 t: 029 2041 7043 e: Lmsheppard@designwales.org.uk

Area: northern bloc