Call4Nodes //Summerlab aRtropocode 2014 (en)


NORMAL, A Coruña

Creative Symbiosis between body(es), tecnology(es) & ecology (es)

What is it?

This meeting is proposed as a living-with-others place, where we’ll be generating projects/prototypes through the work-in-process and interdisciplinary work methodologies. Do IT Yourself, Do It Together. .

What kind of proposals will be developed?

Our goal is to work (us) in a collective way through different nodes/workgroups, which are relative to free software and hardware, transfeminism(s), interactivities, fabbing, storytelling, cartographies, performances, noise, haptics, biohacking etc, and are open to your proposals, as always in Summerlabs.

What is a summerlab?

A summerlab is a community event, which offers features such as:

  • It’s free and open.
  • It is motivated by people within the context of what is happening.
  • Everyone shares knowledge in “making or doing” things.
  • Everyone knows something and shares something.
  • DIY/DIT, free culture, technologies and licenses are promoted.

How many people can we host?

The coordination team can ensure space for tents and one meal a day for everyone, maximum 40/50 people. Sleeping bugs and tents are essentials.Don’t forget them. We will try to pay travels expenses for people wherever possible. That’s our plan.We are stressing that we will try, but it depends on the number of proposals.

Where will it be developed?

Nodes and presentations will be developed in NORMAL, space of cultural intervention of Coruña University. Free Software Office in Galician Universities support and will be participating in the event too.

The Working-in-progress place wil be open to visit for any people offering collaborations or showing curiosity.

When will it be?

17-21 September. It will be possible to stay in the working-place at night.

What is the deadline?

You can send a short description of your proposal, needs, with pictures and links to this email: Deadline: 15 July. It’s important that you inform us of the number of people coming, any special dietary requirements or any other relevant issues.

What communication infraestructure will we use?