Interactivos?’12 Ljubljana: Obsolete Technologies of the Future

Ljudmila, media lab digital of Ljubljana, in collaboration with Swiss Mechatronic Art Society of Zurich and Medialab-Prado organize this Interactivos?’12 Ljubljana.

Obsolete Technologies of the Future will take place from September 5 to 15, where six selected projects will be collaboratively developed. The workshop will be dedicated to explorations of Obsolete Technologies of the Future, collaborative prototyping vol. 1, rethinking the qualities of outdated technology and making way for a long-term, sustainable usage of technology in our environment in the decades to come.

The Interactivos?’12 Ljubljana workshop aims to be a collective platform for research, production, and learning, offering support in developing the projects selected. The projects will be carried out in multidisciplinary groups comprised by the project leaders joined by interested collaborators, with conceptual and technical advice from the advisors. Science Gallery and Medialab Prado will provide materials for the development of selected projects, as far as possible.

During the workshop, various activities will be scheduled such as talks, presentations, seminars or specific mini-workshops. Work days will be adapted to the specific needs of the projects in sympathy with the activities ongoing at Science Gallery as part of HACK THE CITY events.

10:00h – 20:00h: Monday – Saturday

Given that one of the main objectives of the workshop is to foster the development, distribution, and free access to new approaches and new technology tools, participants are encouraged to prepare proper documentation for the developed projects, both during and after the workshop, and to publish the results and source code under licenses that grant access and distribution of the knowledge produced during the workshop.

For more information on how to get involved in the workshops (calls still open): call for collaborators.


Source: Medialab Prado

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