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[Nettime-bold] Medi@terra 00 - Call for Projects

Medi@terra 2000 
International Art and Technology Festival & Symposium 


3 - 7 November 2000 
Athens, Greece 



e, present, support and promote collaborative projects that use the Internet as their main 
means of communication. 

Submissions to be considered are collaborative and participatory projects that: 

  a..  are created by three or more collaborating artists, OR by an interdisciplinary team 
comprised of three or more artists, researchers, students etc. OR by two or more 
collaborating companies / groups of artists / institutions etc. 
  b.. focus on post-internet, contemporary expressive means in art and culture 
  c.. use interaction, exchange of ideas and communication as a basic part of their 
implementation process 
  d.. permit and/or encourage cooperation in order to attain their final form 
  e.. require a budget of 1400 Euro at most in order to be produced or co-produced by the 
Medi@terra festival 

Procedure to be followed as far as selection and implementation of submitted projects is 

ailing list [http://www.fournos-culture.gr/maillist/] and moderated for the public, concerning 
the goals and the implementation procedure of the project. The selection will be based on 
the following criteria: 
# Relation of the proposed projects to the "neologistic" reasoning conveyed by the title 
# Relation of the proposed projects to the aims of the call, as described above 
# Economical criteria (low-budget projects to be preferred) 

* Trans-locational collaborative projects will be preferred 
* Projects proposed by cultural groups traditionally under-represented at international 
events will be preferred 

2. The selected projects should expose to fournos-culture the progress of their work during 
their implementation procedure. They should remain open to on-line public discussions and 
cooperation proposals and should be formed by the exchange of ideas and interaction with 
the public. 

ical requirements and cost. 

4. All selected projects as well as the most interesting parts of the on-line discussions will 
be archived by Medi@terra 2000 and presented on the Internet at: www.fournos-culture.gr 


Send the following information to info@fournos-culture.gr : 

- Your full name 
- Mailing address, Email address, WWW address, phone, fax 
- Full name of collaborating artists / companies etc. 
- Short CVs of all collaborators with links to other on-line projects 
- Country of residence 
- A description of the project including title, why and how you consider it to be networked-
based art, why and how you consider it relates to the NEO [TECHNO] LOGISMs theme of 
the Medi@terra 2000 festival 
- A description of the implementation procedure you intend to follow (+timetable) 
- Technical specifications of the project (platform, extensions, special programs etc.) * 
- Total Budget 
- Budget requested by the Medi@terra Festival 

* Please note that Medi@terra does not provide any technical facilities to support the 
production of projects selected, other than the budget requested. 

 Medi@terra 2000 STEERING COMMITTEE 
The organization of the event is being undertaken by a steering committee whose role is to 
define the major orientations of the event and supervise the programming, the organization, 
and the choice of partners. 

Manthos Santorineos, Artist, Director of Fournos Center, Professor Athens School of Fine 
Dodo Santorineou, Co-director, Fournos Center for Art and New Technologies, Athens 
Maria Xatzichristodoulou, Co-director, Fournos Center for Art and New Technologies, 
Dimosthenes Agrafiotis, Professor of Sociology ESDI, Intermedia artist, Athens 
Dimos Dimitriou, Artist 
Zoe Kazazaki, Head of International Organizations Section, Hellenic Ministry of Culture 
Takis Kiriakoulakos, Advisor for the Hellenic Audiovisual Institute, Athens 
Panos Kouros, Artist, Professor, University of Patras 
Jenny Marketou, Artist, Professor, The Cooper Union School of Art, New York City 
Maria Roussou, Head of Virtual Reality Department, Foundation of the Hellenic World, 

Public Relations 
Angeliki Papavassiliou 

Medi@terra 2000 COLLABORATORS 
Medi@terra 2000 is collaborating with the following International cultural institutions, 
museums, centers, national representatives, and venues: 
(Italy), ATR MIC (Japan), The University of Sydney (Australia), The University of Cyprus 
(Cyprus), Art Futura (Spain), Vid@rte (Mexico), Danish Video Art Data Bank (Denmark), 
The University of Sao Paolo (Brazil), ATA (Peru), MECAD (Spain), Biennale of Sant Diego 

an Embassy. 

This is not a final list of collaborators. 

FOURNOS Cultural Center 
Mavromihali 168 
11 472 Athens Greece 
Tel. +301. 6420451, +301. 6460749 
Fax +301.6470069 
E-mail: eikona@hol.gr 
WWW: www.fournos-culture.gr 
Medi@terra is supported by the Ministry of Culture and the Athens School of Fine Arts. 

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