(call) Playable City Award 2015 – Open Call 2015

Playable City Award 2015 writes:

Applications for the Playable City Award 2015 are now open

Creatives from around the world are invited to propose distinctive
ideas that put people and play at the heart of the Future City. All
over the world governments and tech companies are investing in smart
systems for cities, using communication networks and sensors to join
up services, collect data and make efficiencies. The Playable City
Award asks us to imagine how we might use these same technologies to
make our cities more liveable, hopeful and collaborative. The winning
proposal will be installed in Bristol, UK for the public to play in
autumn 2015.

The Award includes:

Award of £30,000 A trip to Tokyo in October 2015 to share learning
from the Award as part of Watershed and British Council’s Playable
City Tokyo programme Practical support in producing the work
Connection with the Pervasive Media Studio at Watershed in Bristol
Development of touring and future opportunities Documentation of the
work Who should apply?

We are looking for artists, designers, architects, urbanists,
interaction designers, technologists and creative practitioners who
can demonstrate a history of delivering high quality, innovative
practice. Individuals or teams can apply.

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for The Playable City Award, please
fill in the online form in English, giving details of you, your
practice and your proposal. The online form can be found here.

Full details on the award, assessment criteria, the judgment process,
etc. is contained in Playable City Award 2015 Overview. Please read
this before completing your application, giving particular
consideration to the assessment criteria.

Deadline: Please complete your application by 7 April 2015, 17:00
(GMT).

If you have any questions after reading the overview and FAQs, then
feel free to get in touch via:

playablecity@watershed.co.uk / 0117 9275189 / @PlayableCity