Friday, March 13, 2009


CIANT LAB 2009 Arts Research Residencies

Media artists from the Czech Republic and beyond, are invited to apply for a three-month arts research residency at CIANT LAB in Prague, Czech Republic, between April to end of 2009. The deadline for applications is Friday the 3rd of April 2009.

Artists are offered a media laboratory space, a payment of 1000 EUR per month and access to lab equipment and technical support. The emphasis for this residency is on collaborative research and development in the field of networked/distributed performance. Presently, two positions are on offer: A. Area of 3D modeling (3ds MAX), avatar creation and integration with motion capture systems driven virtual environments, B. Area of interactive sound creation (max/MSP, PD, etc.).

CIANT | International Centre for Art and New Technologies is a non-profit art/science organization with an artist residency, commissions, research, production, promotion, and training programs. CIANT has worked with over 400 artists in the last couple of years supporting interdisciplinary practice, mobility and exchange. CIANT LAB engages with artists and researchers to produce work that challenges use and impact of emerging technologies in arts, culture and society.

Selection criteria: The ability to research, interpret and present innovative ideas. Experience in the field of networked/distributed performance. Experience in public presentation of completed work and its proper documentation. Experience of working on fixed term residencies with deadlines.

To apply please provide the following:

- Project description, Artist Statement and CV
- Supporting materials/documentation of previous work.

Please send your application to: CIANT (Attn: Pavel Sedlak, Vice-Director), Kubelikova 27, 13000 Prague, Czech Republic. Applications via email will be accepted but must have the Subject: "CIANT LAB 2009 Residency Application". For more information about this opportunity and application process please email

DEADLINE: Friday, 3rd of April 2009, 11 PM CET. Selection will take place before the end of March, all applicants will be notified shortly after that.

Equal Opportunities:
CIANT seeks to ensure that no present or potential member of our staff or project participants will be treated less favorably than another on the grounds of age (up to statutory retirement age), class, colour, disability, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, political persuasion or sexual orientation. CIANT LAB premises have limited access. However, we aim to ensure that as many of our activities are as accessible as possible. If you have any particular access needs, please contact us.

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