ZER01 Opportunities, Request for Qualifications
ZER01 Fellowship in Partnership with Adobe: They are currently seeking candidates to apply for a ZERO1 Fellowship in partnership with Adobe’s Creative Technologies Lab (CTL), a group of scientists and engineers with backgrounds in computer graphics, computer vision, audio, and human-computer interaction who invent and develop new technology targeting the full spectrum of Adobe Products. ZERO1 invites artists and interaction designers to apply for this unique opportunity. We are especially interested in candidates who have prior experience working with computer scientists and engineers to create new technology. The main goal of the Fellowship is to develop an innovative new piece of technology that addresses key problems or enables creative opportunities for one or more of Adobe’s primary user populations: creative professionals, consumers and developers. The project duration is 1 year, and the candidate will receive a stipend award and be appointed as staff at Adobe with a commensurate salary of $100,000 supporting the Fellowship.
Deadline for qualifications: July 27th, 2012 Link to Adobe Fellowship Prospectus with more details and submission guidelines: Garage_RFQ_Adobe1
ZER01 Fellowship with Sponsorship From Google: are currently seeking artist candidates to apply for a ZERO1 Fellowship in collaboration with Google Public Policy. ZERO1 is seeking artist candidates with expertise in related fields of creative practice to apply for this unique opportunity. This fellowship is designed around an Innovation Challenge; our charge to each candidate is to artistically consider a complex issue concerning cultural policy in an information society. The candidate will develop an original artwork that serves to interpret or illuminate the current state of difficulty associated with molding cultural policy so that it conforms to the reality of a society that is more connected with and dependent on technology than ever before. Each candidate is expected to formalize a line of creative research supporting the project as part of the Fellowship program. Based upon an approved project plan developed in collaboration with ZERO1 and Google, the candidate will be afforded appropriate access to resources to address the challenge. Candidates must demonstrate expertise and skill sets relative to addressing the innovation challenge.
Project duration is 6 months. Award: $10,000. Deadline July 13th, 2012. Link to prospectus with more details and submission guidelines: GoogleRFQ_Final2_0
ZER01 website link to fellowships: http://www.zero1.org/programs/opencall
About: ZERO1 is where art meets technology to shape the future.
Working with some of the most fertile and creative minds from the worlds of art, science, design, architecture, and technology, ZERO1 produces the ZERO1 Biennial, an international showcase of work at the nexus of art and technology and the ZERO1 Garage where principles of artistic creativity are applied to real world innovation challenges.