Indonesia Media Arts Festival – OK.VIDEO 2017: OK.Pangan > Open Lab – Virtual Residency

The eight OK. Video – Indonesia Media Arts Festival invites applications for its Open Lab – Virtual Residency, a collaboration with Forum Lenteng and pad.ma, and in partnership with the Indonesian Visual Art Archive. It is designed as a month long exploration of practical research possibilities through internet as a medium.

Food issue serves as a gateway for OK. Video 2017 to bring upon artistic exploration opportunities through media art perspective and the utilization of technological development. Apart from efforts to unearth past narratives, such as the New Order’s food strategies, OK. Video tries to envision various narrations and alternative models of the present day.

The Open Lab – Virtual Residency runs in three phases (conversation, production, presentation) between July 1 and August 30, 2017. The Virtual Resident (an individual or a collective) will initiate, continue, and/or restage past, ongoing, and/or new artistic, curatorial, and intermedia projects within the thematic arc of the festival, within the curatorial impetus of the Virtual Residency, and without physical contact to Jakarta during the period of residency. Accepted virtual residents will receive a 200 USD honorarium for their engagement, and selected projects to be exhibited will receive budget for presentation in Jakarta.

Deadline: 20 June 2017

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