Magnetic Field B (Resonate festival), Belgrade
The European Network for Contemporary Audiovisual Creation aims to foster innovation based on a combination of the knowledge, experience and resources of its members, an interdisciplinary and complementary vision. Their contribution to the process of creators, in the fields of research, production, education and dissemination of the new audiovisual practices will result in a more effective implementation of innovative solutions that can be exported, that are sustainable and that bring the new audiovisual culture closer to the general public and to the audiovisual industry. Furthermore, the network will foster interaction and collaborative work among European creators/developers fostering and boosting intermedia research.Training is considered a strategic pillar of this project at different levels with the purpose of boosting the capabilities of creators reinforcing and supporting their knowledge and skills thus extending their contribution to the various creative and cultural industries and, with the firm purpose of extending the critical mass and bringing these practices closer to a larger audience, based on collective participation and critical reflection through actions that make us re-think the environment that we inhabit. Furthermore, the aim is to explore how these advancements can develop and trascend to industries that are not merely cultural or creative. 6 European partners from 5 countries (Spain, France, Serbia, Germany and Austria) and 4 non-European collaborating partners based in Switzerland, Canada and Mexico, the project will include the following actions: 20 research and production residencies, 12 series of expert training workshops, 2 developer and creator meetings and 24 public presentations of the results by means of performances, installations and/or exhibitions, in addition to talks, conferences and round tables to share the processes and debate important issues for the network and its audiences.