Applications are open for New Dimensions Lab in South Africa 2019. The opportunity is fully funded. They believe that new technologies must open up spaces for original voices and underrepresented narratives. Electric South collaborates with artists across Africa in emerging storytelling, through labs, production, and distribution.
Electric South is a non-profit company based in Cape Town, South Africa. Further, They provide mentorship, production services, funding and exhibition for a network of artists across Africa to explore their worlds through immersive, interactive stories including virtual and augmented reality, and also, other digital media. Further, Now in its 4th year, the New Dimensions Lab brings together diverse African artists to develop stories told through creative technology alongside leading industry mentors.
Moreover, The Lab takes place over the course of a week at a private retreat where artists engage in discussions and masterclasses and workshop their creative projects. Further, 5 to 8 applicants will be selected to participate.
Past mentors have included Jessica Brillhart (Google, Vrai Pictures), Jim Chuchu (The Nest Collective), Darren Emerson (VR City), Selly Raby Kane, Kamal Sinclair (Sundance New Frontier), Eden Labs, Yasmin Elayat (Scatter), and Oscar Raby (VRTOV). Additionally, Electric South fully covers travel, accommodation, and also, meals for participants.
Projects ideas must: