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Alexander Wiethoff <[log in to unmask]>
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Alexander Wiethoff <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 1 Jun 2015 10:54:54 +0200
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**** Call for Workshop Proposals ****

We are looking for people who are excited about the role of media and 
technology in the urban environment, and want to share this excitement 
with an interdisciplinary audience.

The Media Architecture Biennale ( is a biannual event, 
featuring workshops, a conference and an exhibition, that attracts 
interaction designers, lighting designers, architects, artists, 
researchers and industry practitioners.

The workshops at the Media Architecture Biennale are an interactive, 
dynamic forum leading up to the conference and exhibition, with an 
opportunity for exchanging ideas, forming communities, sharing 
knowledge, inspirations, getting in touch,  prototyping and networking.

The next Media Architecture Biennale will be held in Sydney, Australia, 
04-06 June 2016. It will be presented in conjunction with Vivid Sydney 
( and the International Conference on Designing 
Interactive Systems DIS'16 ( at QUT in Brisbane.

We welcome workshops on academic research, art and industry themes.

Topics of interest include:
Urban HCI
Urban prototyping
Urban lighting
Participatory media architecture
Digital cities
Media facades
Hacking urban spaces
Digital street art
Lighting technologies and products
Industry case studies involving media architecture

Types of workshops:
Theoretical discourse / urban observations
Hands-on activities / co-creation / prototyping
Show-and-tell / products and projects / Q&A

For inspiration, please have a look at the workshops held at the MAB 

Preparing your submission:
2-page proposal (ACM Extended Abstracts format) describing:
Workshop title & theme
How does your workshop integrate with the Media Architecture Biennale ?
Target audience
Type and format of audience engagement (e.g., co-creation, theoretical, 
prototyping, etc.)
Workshop length (half-day or full-day)
Rough schedule draft
Materials required

Send your workshop proposal as PDF via e-mail to 
[log in to unmask] by July, 01st 2015.

Dr. Alexander Wiethoff
Human-Computer-Interaction Group
University of Munich (LMU)
Amalienstr.17, 1st floor
80333 Munich, Germany

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