Opportunity: Data viz workshop at Medialab-Prado (Madrid)

0avizzzu8.jpgRemember the awesome projects developed during Interactivos? in Madrid in June?

The Medialab-Prado team is setting up another workshop in November, this time dedicated to data visualization.

Called VISUALIZAR and curated by Jose-Luis de Vicente, the event will be a two day symposium with a stellar cast followed by a 2 week immersive workshop around data visualization. Participants will get the opportunity to develop ten projects exploring the potential of information visualization for scientific, social and artistic communication. Teachers will be processing guru Ben Fry, journalist- programmer Adrian Holovaty (of Chicago Crime Map fame) and Santiago Ortiz and his studio Bestiario.

Medialab-Prado is looking for the best possible students in the world who want to apply and develop their project in Madrid during November. BONUS: MMedialab-Prado has also funding to cover the travel and accommodation of the participants.

You should send your application to Medialab-Prado before 5h October 2007.