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Move On - New Media Art from Europe, Australia and Canada

Project Member(s): Johnston, A.

Funding or Partner Organisation: European Commission (European Commission Culture Programme)

Start year: 2014

Summary: Move On aims to create a sustainable media arts lab and festival network between Europe and Australia and Canada, building on the legacy of the project initiated with help of the Culture 2013 programme. Its vision is to enable artist to work on the edge of new media technologies, using the hosts infrastructure and cultural surrounding to cooperate with local students, artists and specialists. And finally to present and interact with a wider off-/online audience. The project will incl.: -16 research and production residencies for Australian, Canadian and European media artists or groups selected by an international jury of ALL partners highly specialised curators / project coordinators. -16 individual presentations/exhibitions/workshops on media art for local audiences in 9 cities in 6 different countries in 3 different continents. - A common jury in Brisbane, AUS. - A public 2-4 days conference/symposia in Brisbane including presentations of all partners - A public 3-4 days pconference or other networking event in Toronto, including the artists in residence, European invited guests and Can. partners -the establishing of one extensive joint website and further project promotion on all partners websites as well to other social media and web 2.0 platforms and beyond -flyers, postcards, posters and newsletters -A major final exhibition/festival of media art presenting the 16 new commissioned projects, plus presentations of all partners -video online documentation including the 16 artists or groups and their new productions - further promotion, dissemination and distribution of the commissioned media art works to international exhibitions, museums, festivals, galleries, curators, critics and media during and also after the project period

Keywords: new media art, art, technology, cultural exchange

FOR Codes: Electronic Media Art, The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft), Computer-Human Interaction, Digital and electronic media art, Human-computer interaction, The creative arts