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<nettime-ann> PikselSavers - Call for Entries


ââ PikselSavers - Screensavers that makes a difference!

ââ Piksel  {AT}  Meta.Morf

As part of the screening programme at the Meta.Morf Biennal in Trondheim, 
Norway oct. 7 - nov. 7 2010, Piksel will curate a special event called 

PikselSavers use the screensaver as a point of departure and inspirational 
springboard connecting to the main festival theme 'New.Brave.World'. 
We are looking for videos and software based on the screensaver format - short 
audiovisual (non)narratives made for endless looping.  Possible thematic fields  
includes but are not restricted to: sustainable resource allocation, renewable 
technologies, energy harvesting, fair trade hardware, free content, open 
access, DIY economy, shared development.

ââ Call for Entries

Please use our submission form at http://piksel.no/pulse/pikselsavers or send 
a mail with  a short description of the work and bio of author(s) to info [at] 
piksel.no. A preview version of the work should be provided as an online or 
downloadable video or source code. The following criteria must be met:

- Format: digital video or executable software including sound made to run 
full screen at minimum 720p resolution.
- The work must be produced using free/open source software.
- Videos should be available in a free/open format (ogg/theora/dirac).
- Software works should be available as source code under a free/open license.

   !!! Deadline - July 5th 2010 !!!


ââ Meta.Morf 2010: âNew.Brave.World!â
 Biennial for art and technology
 Trondheim October 7 â November 7, 2010

ââ Intro
 The development and use of new technologies happens at an increasingly rapid 
pace, and bio technology, nano technology and new communications- and computer 
technologies entails examples of new tools for artists, tools that can open 
new worlds of ideas, as well as making previously not manageable ideas 
realizable .
 New scientific insights often implies philosophical and existential problems 
and questions. Artistic and scientific research are continuously part of 
challenging and changing our perspectives. The artist as a directly and an 
indirectly conveyor and interpreter of new knowledge and research, plays an 
important role for societyâs ability to have a proper insight and an adequate 
discourse regarding the use of new technologies and knowledge.


Piksel is an international event for artists and developers working with
Free/Libre and Open Source technologies in artistic practice.
Part workshop, part festival, it is organised in Bergen, Norway, and
involves participants from more than a dozen countries exchanging ideas,
coding, presenting art and software projects, doing workshops, performances
and discussions on the aesthetics and politics of FLOSS & art.


Piksel10 - 18-21 nov. 2010

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