Science Gallery (Dublin) and Medialab-Prado (Madrid) are issuing an Open Call for projects to be collaboratively developed and presented during Interactivos?‘12 Dublin: Hack the City. Current and Future Needs International Workshop (Dublin, Ireland, July 11 – 26, 2012), with the participation of advisors and technical assistants.

Call for collaborators: June 1 – July 5, 2012

Through this call 6 to 7 ideas will be selected, aiming to:

  • Involve the design of objects, installations or other platforms that put the hacker ethos into practice.
  • Utilise open and free software and hardware technology developed through DIY and DIWO methodologies and working strategies.
  • Address current and future city needs – Specifically we are calling for projects that address: Crowd Sourcing Public Data, Wellbeing and Open Data Services.

This call is aimed at artists, designers, makers, doers, data nerds, hobbyists, citizen scientists, tech geeks, activists, edgy engineers, urban planners and to anyone interested in the theme.

Advisors of the workshop: Tim Redfern, Carolina García Cataño, John Lynch with Teresa Dillon (HACK THE CITY curator).