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Call for applications: OF GAMES II | Gaming Residency at Khoj

Call for applications: OF GAMES II | Gaming Residency at Khoj
Residency Dates: July 28th- 7th September, 2014
Application Deadline: 10th June, 2014
Please send your applications to ‘gamingresidency@khojworkshop.org’
Khoj invites proposals for ‘OF GAMES II’, a six-week international residency for artists working with games as their central interest. Our interest in games includes digital, physical, social, conceptual games, and also projects that use game-worlds as a point of departure. This is the second edition of a Khoj residency focusing on games. To know more about the first edition, please click the following: http://khojworkshop.org/project/12368
Five practitioners or groups will be selected for a six week residency at Khoj from 28th July to 7th September. Participants will be residing in Khoj to develop their projects and take part in various public engagement programs that will be structured by Khoj. There will be mentors who will support the participants in various aspects of their project.
To Apply:
Please apply with the following documents, sent in a single e-mail:
1) Recent C.V. (If a team or group is applying, please attach C.V. of all members)
2) Download and complete the application form given here for MS Word (https://www.dropbox.com/s/1dzutm1etj5og2z/OfGamesII_ApplicationForm%2020…)or here for PDF (https://www.dropbox.com/s/6pfnw0hz8d1czbz/OfGamesII_ApplicationForm%2020…)
3) Web links or images (not more than 5 MB in size) and video (not more than 25 MB) of completed projects or artworks.
Conditions:
-Proposals can be from teams and individuals (please note for teams, only one member can be invited to be a resident at Khoj).
-Please note, Khoj will be able to provide selected participants with travel costs, residential space and a modest per diem in addition to a production budget.
Suggested Themes:
Proposals can (they don’t have to) be related to:
1. Modeling human dialogue and language for in-game character conversations.
2. Storytelling and emergent narratives through game world dynamics.
3. Embedding games in the educational environment.