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<nettime-ann> 'As we Move' Container Workshop Series Jamaica

'As We Move' Container Workshop Series, Jamaica Call for Workshop

Container Project is inviting individuals and small groups of digital
artists, filmmakers, musicians and creative computer practitioners,
with an interest in community and network practices to participate in
the 5th Anniversary Workshop Series hosted at The Container in Jamaica
in 2008.

'As We Move' is a concept for community project practitioners
interested in sharing the use of new techniques and tools to extend
creative projects. Areas of interest are: the use of digital media in
storytelling; free and open source software and other digital
resources; networks and online tools for communication and promotion of
projects; and the development of network-related projects to explore
social contexts.

The Australian Network for Art and Technology (ANAT) is supporting the
project by providing a supplementary Professional Development Travel
Grant for one Australian resident, to cover travel expenses to deliver
a workshop. Funding applications are to be submitted to ANAT by the end
of January 2008. For more information on the grant please visit

'As We Move' is a year-long series of themed workshops, commencing in
April 2008. Participants can stay in Jamaica from two weeks to three
months. Interested participants should indicate the duration of time
that would best suit the workshop and available dates.

There are limited places available, and selection of participants will
be made on the basis of: · suitability of the project or idea; and ·
potential benefit to the local community and artists involved in the

If you are interested in delivering a workshop that meets with any of
the expressed objectives, or have a workshop that you think the project
would benefit from, you are invited to apply. Please send a brief
outline of the project idea and how the expedition will fulfill
workshop goals to

The application period is from October 5th to January 8th 2008 with
applicants to be notified during February 2008. For more details go to or contact
mervin Jarman (sic), Director, at

For more information on the Container Project please visit


ANAT is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia
Council its arts funding and advisory body, by
the South Australian Government through Arts SA and the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an
initiative of the Australian, State and Territory Governments.
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