Bath Spa University have launched a competition to create an interactive literary artwork for their MediaWall, to be launched at MIX DIGITAL 3: Writing Digital conference (2-4 July 2015).
The deadline for applications is midnight GMT on Sunday 8th March 2015
Bath Spa University will support the creation of the new artwork with two short funded residencies and the opportunity to display the work for the month of July 2015.
Proposals need to be related in some way to text-based narrative – they can be software/ data-driven, interactive, live, internet/ mobile linked. They should also reflect one or more of the themes of MIX DIGITAL 3, which are: creative writing and digital technology, digital fiction and poetry, digital art, interactive scriptwriting and theatre, transmedia practice, transnational activity the emergent field of ambient literature.
The artwork needs to be designed display at very high resolution and in daylight. The artist will also need to be able to realise their idea technically (with appropriate advice and support from the MIX DIGITAL team).
Details of how to apply, along with a full list of requirements, technical specifications, eligibility criteria and budgets are available on the MIX DIGITAL 3 site.
About the MIX Conference: hosted by Bath Spa University’s School of Humanities and Cultural Industries, has established itself as an innovative forum for the discussion and exploration of writing and technology, attracting an international cohort of contributors. This year’s conference will take place from 2-4th July at the university’s Newton Park Campus, confirmed keynotes include Naomi Alderman and Blast Theory. Tickets will soon be available through the MIX website.