OPEN CALL FOR URBANANA-AREAL

© 2020 Ravi Seick

© 2020 Ravi Seick

Be part of urbanana-AReal:
an art walk at Places _ VR Festival

Bring street art to the next level and augment existing artworks in Gelsenkirchen, Germany – at the heart of the Ruhr metropolis. We’re looking for both: German and international artists. Please apply with your portfolio of augmented reality artworks. 5 winners will earn 500 € (~560$) and become part of a public art exhibition.

THINGS TO CONSIDER
  • This opportunity is open to all artists, everywhere
  • 5 artists will be chosen by an art jury
  • Each winner will have an artwork assigned to augment it
  • Application deadline: July 15th, 2020 at 11:59 PM CET
  • Creators selected: July 17th, 2020
  • AR artworks completed in Artivive app: Aug 13th, 2020
  • urbananaAReal will be launched during Places _ Virtual Reality Festival (Aug 20 – 22, 2020). It will be accessible to the public for at least one year.
  • The expense allowance of 500€ will be paid after successful completion
ABOUT THE PROJECT

urbanana invites to dis­cov­er the urb­an jungle of West­ern Ger­many. The ba­nana-shaped region in the heart of Europe ex­tending from the Ruhr Area and Düs­sel­dorf to Co­logne is multi-fa­ceted and full of creative people. Sometimes the city is their ramshackled playground, their building site – and their pride and joy. Promoting it`s digital and creative scenes urbanana is testing the boundaries of tourism communication with diverse collaborations.

LEARN MORE ABOUT URBANANA

The Places _ VR Festival is Germany’s first festival for Virtual and Augmented Reality. This interdisciplinary event in the Kreativ.Quartier Gelsenkirchen-Ückendorf gathers technology experts, young professionals, business and academic players, as well as a broad audience.

LEARN MORE ABOUT PLACES-FESTIVAL