Call: Exhibition of Sonic Interaction Design at NIME/Norwegian Museum of Science, Technology & Medicine in Summer 2011

I’m involved with a very exciting new exhibition on Sonic Interaction Design and would lie to invite all my readers to submit their relevant work (deadline is 5th November 2010!). The event will take place at the Norwegian Museum of Science, Technology & Medicine in Oslo in Summer 2011, in collaboration with NIME 2011 (New Interfaces for Musical Expression). All relevant information is at http://www.cost-sid.org/wiki/SIDExhibitionSummer2011 and some of it below:


Call for Works

*Deadline: 5 November 2010 (22:00 CET)*

In connection with NIME 2011 (New Interfaces for Musical Expression) an exhibition on sonic interaction design will be curated in collaboration with the EU COST IC0601 Action on Sonic Interaction Design (SID). For the exhibition we are looking for works using sonic interaction within arts, music and design as well as examples of sonification for research and artistic purposes. The exhibition will take place at the Norwegian Museum of Science, Technology and Medicine and run for three months over the summer 2011 (opening 29th May ’11). We also aim to include works in public spaces to be presented at various locations in Oslo (possibly) for a shorter duration in parallel with NIME.

This is a curated exhibition, and there is a possibility for funding and assistance to be provided for selected artists. Note that there is an early deadline for submissions within this category (5 November). Further enquiries concerning the SID exhibition should be addressed to the curators: exhibition@nime2011.org

You can find further information (photos and video) of the various locations (only a selection is shown below) within the museum that can be used for the SID exhibition  at http://www.cost-sid.org/wiki/SIDExhibitionSummer2011.

Submission information

All submissions needs to be done through EasyChair (see http://www.nime2011.org/submission/). You should receive an e-mail confirmation upon a successful submission in EasyChair, if not, please contact the organizers.

For the SID exhibition submit proposals in the form of a PDF document, maximum 4 pages, containing the following information:

* Title

* Name(s) of participants/submitters, with contact information

* Format of the work, and whether it is to be presented in an exhibition, in public spaces, on mobile platforms, etc.

* Conceptual description

* Technical requirements, specifically stating equipment (if any) to be provided by the conference organizers

* Spatial requirements and the adaptability of the work

* Current state of the work. We are first and foremost looking for works that are already produced and have the necessary technical means for its proper functioning during the exhibition

* Information on durability, maintenance and safety requirements of the work, considering that it will be part of a 3 month installation visited and interacted with by a large audience

* Estimated budget, including costs related to transport, travel, insurance, installation and maintenance during the exhibition. Also provide information on possibilities of securing local funding in part or full. The financial support required (if any) from the SID exhibition organizing committee should be explicitly stated.

* URL to web page with documentation of the work, in the form of text, images, video and/or sound, as appropriate

* Include a short bio of each person in the proposal (max 100 words each).

From http://www.cost-sid.org/wiki/SIDExhibitionSummer2011

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