18.03.2019 - 29.03.2019
From the 18th until the 29th of March, Etopia Center for Art and Technology will be hosting the fourth edition of Media Facade Academy, an intensive training program designed for artists, professionals and students from Spain interested in the skills, abilities and the framework needed to operate Etopia’s Media Facade, as well as creating and developing works visible in that impressive artistic media display. Since its second edition, the program is part of smARTplaces, in cooperation with Azkuna Zentroa and Dormunder U. Each center will also present the possibilities of the urban screens used as media art through different activities, to be held in the coming months.
For this edition, Etopia will count on the participation of new media artist Néstor Lizalde as tutor of the academy, and Raquel Meyers, Blanca Domínguez (HJ Darger) and María Blasco Cubas, artists and researchers familiar with the medium that will offer ‘seminar pills’ to experiment and explore different work possibilities with the Media Facade. Beside this workshop and broadcasting tests, they will receive training and a mentorship to develop their personal projects.
During the session on 22nd march, Media Facade Academy will host a presentation of the cooperation between Etopia, Azkuna Zentroa and Dortmunder U, in wich the participant artists will receive information on how to participate in a special ‘Ad hoc’ open call to exhibit its audiovisual creations specifically created for Azkuna Zentroa’s screen.
The call to participate in Etopia’s Media Facade Academy is open until the 25th of February 2019. Follow the link for more info Media Facade Academy open call for artists (only Spanish).