RWR – READ/WRITE REALITY

FakePress Publishing and Art is Open Source

in collaboration with

Centro Studi Etnografia Digitale, Ninja Marketing, “Borgo Scacciaventi” Hostel

with the support of:

LiberLiber, MELTINGPOT – Cantiere Creativo per la New Media Art, Piemonte Share Festival, StoriaContinua, Post Interface

present

RWR – READ/WRITE REALITY

http://rwr.artisopensource.net/

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WHAT: 3+1 days of intensive workshop on the possibilities offered by Ubiquitous Publishing techniques and technologies

WHEN: from 13th to 16th September 2011

WHERE: Cava de’ Tirreni (Amalfi Coast, Italy)

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Do you want to learn about new business models, new forms of expression, new possibilities for culture and knowdledge?

Are you looking for new tools for freedom of communication, expression and for knowledge or content diffusion?

Would you like to discover what will be the next possibilities for e-books and digital publishing, starting from the opportunities offered by our present times?

Do you want to learn and acquire the “new ways of writing on the world” that are turning our bodies, architectures, spaces and objects into publishing surfaces?

>>> CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FULL PROGRAM, DESCRIPTION AND CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION:

http://rwr.artisopensource.net/ReadWriteReality_Workshop_Sept_2011.pdf

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READ/WRITE REALITY (RWR) is an intensive and visionary workshop created to pragmatically explore the methodological, technical and technological possibilities offered by Ubiquitous Publishing.

A 3+1 days hands-on and minds-on program in which we will follow you through the creation of a full ubiquitous publishing project, starting from scratch and ending up at product release. Participants will learn the methodologies, the conceptual and technological frameworks which will enable individuals, organizations, companies or collectives to use ubiquitous technologies to enact new forms of communication and expression, new business models, new ways in which you can activate your strategies and observe their effects. Out of the monitor, in the spaces of our cities, bodies, objects and products.

RWR will be held on September 13-14-15+16 in Cava de’ Tirreni, at the Ostello “Borgo Scacciaventi”, a beautiful setting in a 15th century building near to the famous Amalifi Coast. The workshop will fill 3+1 days of intense activities, visionary discussions, engaging hands-on practices, on-the-field explorations and content-production, an “ubiquitous movida” to be discovered, great food, wine and scenery, in contact with the rooted traditions of the beautiful South of Italy.

During the last day (Sept. 16th) a big party and a city-wide event will mark the achievement of your work: the result of  the RWR workshop will be exposed in a prestigious building in the center of Cava de’ Tirreni, at the presence of internationally known academics and researchers.

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THE WORKSHOP IS ADDRESSED TO

designers (wishing to know,understand and use Ubiquitous Publishing technologies);

communicators (who want to understand and learnhow to bring digital information out of the monitor, into the city, in people’s pockets, on objects and in the places we traverse in our daily lives);

developers (who want to learn how to build engaging ubiquitous interactive experiences);

artists, journalists, scientists and researchers (wishing to add ubiquitous technologies to their toolset for expression, information, knowledge, education and research practices);

and strategists (with the desire to gain knowledge and insights to confront with the next step of digital communication).

TECHNOLOGIES YOU WILL USE

iPhone, iPad, Android smartphones and tablets

location based, GPS, digital compass

accelerometers for gesture-based interactions

augmented reality: location-based, marker-based, computer vision based

mobile tagging: QRCode, barcodes

HTML5, CSS3, WebGL

multimedia of all sorts, 3D, 2D, sound, immersive sounds and visuals

projection mapping for architecture-based content and interaction

DEADLINE FOR ENROLLMENT & CONDITIONS

20th August 2011

Only a limited number of 35 people will be accepted: attached, you can find a full program, description and conditions for participation.

ATTENTION! For students, artist, researchers, people workng in educational or non-profit sector, yungs (less than 26 years old) and old (over 70), RWR offers special reductions.

INFO & CONTACT

For subscription and/or for any addictional information you can contact: info@artisopensource.net

Site: http://rwr.artisopensource.net/

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CREDITS

RWR is a project by: FakePress and Art is Open Source

in collaboration with: Centro studi di Etnografia Digitale, Ninja Marketing, Ostello “Borgo Scacciaventi”

supported by: LiberLiber, MELTINGPOT – Cantiere Creativo per la New Media Art, Piemonte Share Festival, StoriaContinua, Post Interface

More info at:

http://www.fakepress.it/

http://www.artisopensource.net/

http://www.etnografiadigitale.it

http://www.ninjamarketing.it/

http://www.ostellocava.it/

http://www.liberliber.it/

http://www.cantierecreativo.org/

http://www.toshare.it/

http://www.storiacontinua.com/

http://www.postinterface.com


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