Call for participation
Media Ecology Worshop
The main aim of the project is to gather people with diverse educational
background and to create a friendly environment suitable for interdisciplinary
experiments with low tech tools. We envision this project as an open platform
for the different projects in which participants who represent various
disciplines, paradigms and perspectives would support each others’ efforts
throughout discussions, commentaries and collective effort. What we would like
to achieve is an interdisciplinary, teamwork research on subjects proposed by
During the summer school we would also like to offer you lectures and workshops
prepared by invited key note speakers. We hope that contact with them will help
the participants in conducting their own research, artistic or scientific
projects. We intent this event to be the first step in the process of creation
network of people willing to contribute in the interdisciplinary research and
Workshop leaders: Rachelle Viader Knowles (Canada), Monika Górska-Olesinska (Poland),
Jan Argasiński (Poland), Levente Polyak(Hungary), Michal Kindernay (Czech
Republic), Piotr Klepacki (Poland), Anna Nacher& Marek Styczynski (Poland).
The summer school is addressed to students, Ph. D. candidates and professionals
from Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and other countries with no
restriction to the faculties they represent. Representatives of humanities,
arts and social studies and natural studies are welcome. All candidates willing
to participate in this event are expected to submit a proposal for their
social, artistic or research project, which deals with, but is not restricted
to, such topics as:
- urban versus rural ecology in the context of media practices
- mobile media and social media
- soundscape, mediascape & landscape.
We are looking for original, simple, low tech, D.I.Y style projects that can be
conceptualized during the two weeks of the workshop (but needn’t be finalized
within this timeframe).
The summer school will take place between 6 and 19th July 2012. During the
event we will leave Krakow for five days as three workshops will take place at
Sopatowiec between 9 and 13th July.
The deadline for the sublission is 10 of June 2012.
Please send us the applications including your:
- description of your project (max. 500 words)
at the address: mediaecologies(at)gmail.com
Fee: no fee