Monthly Archives: June 2014

MMKamp ’14 invitation

Multimedia camp 2014 is an international camp with the transdisciplinary strategies focusing on the theme “Future Environments”. MMKamp’14 is two months extended/hybrid cultural event, situated in rural area of Croatia, near the city of Gračac, in region of Lika.

During July and August 2014 artist in residence, workshops, Hackatron un-conference, ad-hoc and self initiated events will take place all connected to the areas of technology, ecology, society, environment, renewable energy, digital commons and recycling.

Most dense events time is second part of August where uconference agenda will be shaped and confirmed by the attendees at the beginning of the event. Anyone who wants to initiate a discussion on a related topic can claim a time and a space. Workshops, presentations, brainstorming, impro-session, all is welcomed.

An unconference is a participant-driven meeting. The term “unconference” has been applied, or self-applied, to a wide range of gatherings that try to avoid one or more aspects of a conventional conference, such as high fees, sponsored presentations, and top-down organization. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unconference)

The event is free of charge. There will be tents or commons sleeping place to rent for ones without their own tent. Food will be prepared on site with consciousness and will be sold at fair prices. Internet is provided with satellite conection, but don’t expect 24 h connection. El. energy is provided by solar panelsmwith limits to its use. Be aware that August nights in Lika are quiet cold even when summer days tend to have heat over 30 degrees.

The more careful ones might be worried of the black widows and horned vipers. Don’t worry, we wont invite them.

LOCATION

LIKA – Deringaj, nature, cca. 10 km from Gračac. Gračac is biggest city district in the Croatia, with smallest population count on square kilometre. It has beautiful and untouched nature, clean and fresh water springing all around.

Have a look at photos of the area: https://www.flickr.com/photos/gentlejunk/sets/72157644740873638/

TIME LINE

MMKamp has all-summer flexible dates between 01st July to 01st September 2014.

Some of the more defined dates:

01th – 07th July – building up the camp, artist residency.

9th – 20th July – visit to Silba island for Culture Summer of Silba.

20th – 31st July – artist resindecy

05th – 10th August – eco building workshop

05th – 26th – artist residency

19th – 24th Aug – Hackaton/Future Environments un-conferences

19th – 24th Aug – Recycled Art Dome

26th to 31st August – de-constructing of the camp

 

More info on MMkamp WIKI: http://www.gentlejunk.net/projects/doku.php?id=mmkamp_14_workpage