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CALL FOR MAKROLAB MARK II - ROTTNEST
INTERNATIONAL ART/SCIENCE/STRATEGY/TACTICS IN RESIDENCE
MAKROLAB - Rottnest Island, Western
MAKROLAB will be equipped with the standard setup of electronic and analogue research tools. It will be connected to the matrix through a microwave link and equipped for transmitting signals on HF, VHF, UHF and Ku band ranges and receiving signals in the ranges of 0.1-2000 MHz and in the C and Ku bands. The aim of the residency program is to provide artists, activists, writers, scientists, and engineers strategic and tactical information analysts with space and facilities to interact with the global systems of:
and give them opportunity to fully concentrate on their work and interact in a creative and challenging dialogue with other members of the crew.
The duties of the participants are to fully take part in the MAKROLAB DTOA (daily tasking orders activities), which include two daily video conferences with the interested audience and observers, systems management, repair and overhaul, and to write a comprehensive diary of their daily work, schedule and to publish their results on the MAKROLAB website. All personal produced material remains ownership of the participants, but the participants have to agree to share all the material with the MAKROLAB project and crew.
The participants must be aware, that they will work and live in a very small, concentrated and challenging environment. Each chosen participant will be provided with HALF economy airfare to australia and back and visa support and transportation to and from theisland. Each participant should pay a fixed ML environmental and systems tax of 500 australian dollars. Tax waivers are available for certain specific cases (explain the reason).
The maximum baggage allowance is 30 kg and maximum personal equipment power rating should not exceed 400W in total. It is encouraged that participants bring their own networkable (UTP LAN) computers, preferably notebooks. The average daily temperature on site will be around 32 degrees celsius, so adequate clothing is a must.
Interested participants are strongly encouraged to seek funding in art foundations and organizations in their respective countries. Participants are selected on a competitive basis.
All participants will be eligible for the work in the
future MAKROLAB setups, the next confirmed are in Slovenia in August/September
2000 and then in Scotland in 2001.
Residencies will take place from February 25 until April
Applications must include:
* description of interests for working in the MAKROLAB
and a vision of possible results and interaction with the crew
Food in the MAKROLAB is vegetarian with the possibility of a fish based diet.
MAKROLAB is an equal opportunity program open to everybody.
For more information, please contact:
Send documentation by e_mail and send hardcopies with courier mail to:
ART GALLERY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Do not use surface mail!
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