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|<nettime-ann> Vacancy internship Production Assistent | INC | Winter Camp|
The Institute of Network Cultures (INC) is a media research centre that actively contributes to the field of network cultures through research, events, publications and online dialogue. The INC was founded in 2004 by media theorist Geert Lovink, following his appointment as professor within the Institute of Interactive Media at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (Hogeschool van Amsterdam). The institute acts as a frame within several researches and meetings take place as well as publications are being published.
From the 1 - 7 March Institute of Network Cultures will organize Winter Camp 09. With this event the INC intends to facilitate the transformation for a dozen existing and new networks around the topic of new media, art and
culture. Some have emerged within the context of the INC, such as Video Vortex and MyCreativity, others have existed beforehand (Incommunicado) or are on the verge of becoming a network (Bricolabs). The format is a mix of a conference and workshop with the emphasis on getting things done. We will try to find a balance between intense sessions of groups, plenary sessions, mid-size meetings and lots of possibilities for informal gatherings. The maximum capacity is about 150 participants. The conference will most likely take place in Amsterdam at the Timorplein. The organization consists of the following team members Geert Lovink (UvA/HvA), Sabine Niederer (HvA) and Margreet Riphagen (HvA).
For the Network Cultures Winter Camp '09 INC is looking for a
The Network Cultures Winter Camp '09 offers you the possibilities for a internship of six months (starting from September on) for the production of this international network conference. We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic, inquisitive and precise student.
The workload will increase over time. In the weeks before the conference you have to count on working full time. If you are interested in running this training period at the INC we expect you to be specialized in new media and that you have a certain interest in organizing this event and make it a success.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic, inquisitive and precise student with knowledge in the field of new media and interests in organizing a conference like Winter Camp. As the conference has an international focus, writing and speaking skills in Dutch and English are required.
• attend meetings
• working as part of the organizational team
• assisting at developing a communication plan
• preparing the venue
• writing press releases
• writing contributions for the webpages/blog
• collecting and archiving press coverage
• October or November till April 2009
Information: for further information you can contact Margreet Riphagen; margreet[at]networkcultures.org.
Sollicitaties: if you are interested please mail a motivated letter with CV to margreet[at]networkcultures.org before September 1.
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