The ZERO1 GaragePart incubator, part research lab, part think tank, the ZERO1 Garage, launches this fall! The ZERO1 Garage is where principles of artistic creativity are applied to real world innovation challenges. Through the lens of art and technology, it will inform strategies for research, development, and creativity by provoking challenges that address the complex world in which we live. The ZERO1 Garage is envisioned as a platform for creative risk-takers from the arts and culture, business, science and academic sectors to interact, engage, and spur innovative change. ZERO1 currently has two exciting Fellowships open for submissions: one with Google Public Policy and one with Adobe. Each ZERO1 Fellowship is unique, so please take a moment to review the below descriptions and requirements.
ZERO1 Garage Fellowship Opportunities - Request for Qualifications
ZERO1 Fellowship in partnership with AdobeZERO1 is seeking candidates to apply for a Fellowship in partnership with Adobe’s Creative Technologies Lab (CTL); 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 selected candidate will be fully embedded in CTL located in Adobe’s San Francisco campus, with appropriate resources to support their activities, and enjoy privileged use of studio space at the ZERO1 Garage, with inclusion in ZERO1’s Fellowship activities such as workshops, public presentations, exhibitions, and publishing.
This Fellowship spans one year, includes a stipend award, appointment as staff at Adobe with a commensurate salary of $100,000. Deadline: July 27, 2012.
Click here for further details, eligibility and application information.
ZERO1 Fellowship with sponsorship from Google Public Policy
ZERO1 is seeking artist candidates to apply for a Fellowship with sponsorship from Google Public Policy. Designed around an Innovation Challenge, ZERO1 is seeking artist candidates with expertise in related fields of creative practice 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. Based upon an approved project plan developed in collaboration with ZERO1 and Google Public Policy, the candidate will be afforded appropriate access to resources to address the challenge.
This Fellowship spans 6 months, and includes a $10,000 award. Deadline: July 13, 2012.
Click here for further details, eligibility, and application information.