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Re-FREAM is looking for artists and designers
Deadline: 30 May 2019   - 34 days

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 Industrial Textile Manifacturing
 Manufacturing 2.0
 Design
 Fashion
 Visual Arts
 Industrial Design
 Graphic design

Re-FREAM is looking for artists and designers to co-create innovative fashion concepts together with researchers using novel production technology. Artists and designers from all over the world are welcome to submit their proposals.

The call will be opened from 7th of March to 30th of May (3pm)

 

Complete the following registration to create your profile and have access to the STARTS platform, where you can submit your proposal, as well as follow the evaluation process.

We really want you to be part of this program. Since you have made it this far, here are some more detailed facts and background information about the program. We want to give you as much information as possible to help you better understand where your vision can take you. However, please feel free to reach out to us anytime with more questions, thoughts, concerns and inspirations.

 

Why?

We bring established artists and young achievers together to amplify new visions, ideas and endeavors. Wherever you are in your career, if you share our mission, we want you to be part of this journey.

In this program you will have access to co-creation spaces with facilitation services, project management and a technology pool. All three areas aim to boost art-inspired innovation and 3D printed fashion.

They will be your co-creation space at least one third of the project duration. It is our aim to amplify your potential by giving you access to state-of-the-art technology, introduce you to a new and growing community of fashionista-innovators, and support your project with funding of up to € 55.000.

 

Who

We want to connect artists, designers and scientists for collaborating in re-thinking novel technology for fashion production. We want to ignite art-inspired, innovative, digital-enabled urban manufacturing solutions in the fashion industry.

Three hubs will be your co-creation space where you will be provided different fields of expertise, state-of-the-art technology access as well as network and community to make ideas and dreams come live. Re-FREAM is looking for artists and designers to co-create innovate fashion concepts together with researchers using novel production technology.Artists and designers from all over the world are welcome to submit their proposals!

Applicants must be a SME (under the EU definition), a start-up, self-employed or professional freelancers legally establishedas a business under the national law and based in an EU member state (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom) or an associated country of the H2020 (Iceland, Norway, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, Israel, Moldova, Switzerland, Faroe Islands, Ukraine, Tunisia, Georgia and Armenia). 

How

An international jury will evaluate the artistic and technical content of your applications considering the design, technological concept and business concept as well as professional background.

Re-FREAM invites you for an ART-TECH exchange before the submission deadline. Re-Think together with scientists your concept and inform yourself about the possibilities of novel technologies in webinars.

 

1 – REGISTER ON STARTS PLATFORM

Complete the following registration to create your profile and have access to the STARTS platform, where you can submit your proposal, as well as follow the evaluation process.

 

2 - SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL

Log in and submit the application proposal. You will need to answer the evaluation questions and upload the requested documents. You can save your proposal and access your saved proposal with your login data at any time. Please do not forget to submit your proposal. Evaluation criteria is available here:

Download Evaluation Criteria pdf (AVAILABLE ON THE RE-fream WEBSITE)

3- WEBINAR – Online Showroom

On the 1st week of May, in three webinars, we will support you with insights to technologies for each research challenge to develop your idea. You can join these sessions online.

● Each technology will be presented and explained in an understandable way.

● Artists and designers can ask questions which will be answered by the technology facilitators.

● After the webinar session, artists and designers will have time to refine their proposal according to the experts’ input until the end of the application phase.

● The webinar will be an interactive live session.

● This session will be recorded and uploaded into the Re-FREAM website, so that, it will be available for the artists who could not attend.

After the webinar session, artists will have time to refine their proposal according to the experts input until the end of application phase.

4 – FOLLOW THE EVALUATION PROCESS

The evaluation process consists of 2 steps, a pre-selection and final evaluation.

After the closing of the call, you will be able to follow the status of your proposal in the selection process:

Pre-Selection:

● A group of experts will pre-select 30 proposals. For each research challenge, two experts in Design, Technology, and Business will follow the evaluation criteria shown here. Expert duos will evaluate separately. Proposals scoring more than 60 points will be discussed between the six experts, with the presence of an observer from another research challenge, in order to ensure transparency in the evaluation process.

● A shortlist of 30 pre-selected proposals will be published on the web. Preselected artists will also be contacted by email.

o If selected, you will be contacted by email.

o If not selected, you will be able to download and check your proposal score and evaluators’ comments.
You will have the opportunity to refine your proposal for the next call!

Final Selection:

● An international jury will receive the best 30 proposals and evaluate them using the same evaluation criteria.

5 – ANNOUNCEMENT OF AWARDED ARTISTS

Awarded artists will be officially announced. Artists will be able to follow the awards announcement in streaming as well as receive a mail and be published on Re-FREAM website. The official announcement will take place at Ars Electronica (Linz, Austria) the 6th of September.



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