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Medialab-Prado issues a call for the presentation of projects and papers to be developed and presented during Interactivos?'10: Neighborhood Science workshop (June 7 - 23, 2010).

With the participation of: Platoniq, Douglas Repetto, and the working team formed by Andrés Burbano, Alejandro Araque, Alejandro Duque and Alejandro Tamayo.

Deadline: April 19, 2010
List of selected proposals: April 28, 2010
Call for collaborators: May 4 - June 4, 2010

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Hello all, I will be in Madrid for the European Tele-Plateaus 2nd session from the 26th to the 28th of June. Is also very cool that I will be able to attend to some events of the Im-presentable 09 (Un-presentable un-showable) cool name! Find out more about this interesting festival, their activities for the next days and its peculiar approach.
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The 4th Inclusiva-net Encounter: P2P Networks and Processes will take place in Medialab-Prado Madrid from July 6 to 10, 2009.The goal of this international meeting is to debate about social and cultural potentials of these peer-to-peer networked systems, as well as their feasibility as an alternative model of knowledge production, based in collaboration, decentralization and the lack of hierarchy.This new edition of the Inclusiva-net platform includes a program of lectures, seminars, round tables, paper presentations, and debate groups. The topic will be addressed from many different perspectives, such as cultural, philosophy, politics, technology, or law.Core themes: artistic and social potentials; application of P2P organizational models to knowledge and social life, legal controversies of file downloading, “panarchy” and “P2P governance” concepts, roles in the emergent countries, the future of P2P, among others.Participants: Andoni Alonso (writer and philosopher), Michel Bauwens (Foundation for Peer-to-Peer Alternatives), Javier de la Cueva (, Juan Freire (Business School EOI), Antonio Lafuente (Blog Tecnocidanos / CSIC), Margarita Padilla ( or Juan Martín Prada (director of Inclusiva-net), among others.There will be lectures and roundtables, selected papers presentations and discussion groups (registration required).Limited seating. RSVP for general program and debate groups. P2P Networks and ProcessesInternacional SeminarJuly 6 - 10, 2009in Medialab-PradoPlaza de las LetrasCalle Alameda, 1528014 Madrid (Spain)tel. 914020
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International Workshop-Seminar on Public Data Visualization will take place in November 12 - 27, 2009 at Medialab-Prado (Madrid, Spain).Deadline for projects and papers: October 5, 2009Call for collaborators: October 16 - November 11, 2009 by José Luis de Vicente. Teachers: Ben Cerveny (Stamen) and Aaron Koblin. With the support of Bestiario.This new edition will focus on the implications of using data structure visualization to aid in public processes of decision-making. Selected projects and papers will tackle the topic of Open Data and Visualization for Government Transparency and Civic Engagement.Visualizar'09 includes an international seminar and an advanced project development workshop. Both activities will tackle the topic of transparency of data to make public discussion and debate possible, regarding the political, social, and scientific processes. Consequently, one of the objectives of Visualizar'09 will be the development of new strategies for communicating these data and returning them to the public domain.All those interested in collaborating in one of the selected projects can sign in from October 16 to November 11.Submission of databases:Public databases of institutions or research groups interested in sharing them and making them more available to citizens can be sent to visualizar[arroba] or through databases could serve as work material for data visualization projects selected for this workshop.More information: the support of the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology - Ministry of Science and Innovation (FECYT - Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación)Nerea García GarmendiaComunicación / PressMedialab-PradoÁrea de Las Artes, Ayuntamiento de MadridPlaza de las LetrasAlameda, 15 28014 MadridTfno. +34 914 202
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