Re- FREAM Call for Project Proposals

DEADLINE: 30 May 2019

Re- FREAM is looking for artists and designers to co-create innovate fashion concepts together with researchers using novel production technology. Artists and designers from all over the world are welcome to submit their proposals!    Re-FREAM invites artists and designers to submit a project proposal to the following research challenges: ● re-think fashion from analog to connected ● re-think fashion from 2D to 3D ● re-think fashion from linear to sustainable circular systems   The Re-FREAM call will remain open over the course of three years with respective selection processes and several cut-off dates. The first Re-FREAM call will be opened from 7th of March to 30th of May (3pm). Two calls will be launched within Re-FREAM.   Re-FREAM will fund a total of 20 projects over the course of three years in three COCREATION SPACES. 10 projects will be awarded in the first call and 10 in the second call.. In three co-creation spaces, each of the 20 artists will receive 55.000 EUR funding for co-create innovative art-concepts with scientists within a 9-month-period. The three hubs are based in Valencia, Linz and Berlin. These hubs will be your co-creation space at least one third of the project duration.   Applicants must be a SME (under the EU definition), a start-up, self-employed, or professional freelancers legally established as a business under the national law and based in an EU member state (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom).

Awarded candidates must be legally established under the national law as of the signature of the agreement and throughout the project duration.

On the 1st week of May, in three webinars that can be joined online, Re- FREAM will support applicants with insights to technologies for each research challenge to develop their idea.

Please find detailed information on the call, evaluation criteria as well as the registration link here.

Re- FREAM - Rethinking of Fashion in Research and Artist collaborating development for Urban Manufacturing - is a project funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme, offering new production technology to re-think the future of the fashion sector by researching novel concepts in a collaborative way between scientists, researches and artists, designers. The Mission of Re- FREAM is to co-explore digitally-enabled small-scale production/manufacturing systems with artists and designers and invite to tinker and experiment in an fully geared-up infrastructure and community-supportive environment. Re- FREAM gives fashion artists and designers an extraordinary opportunity to have access to an unknown world: new spaces, new materials, new processes, new professional profiles. Scientists will experiences a new way of thinking with creative minds. This offers an amazing and very exciting new learning experience and a gives designers and scientists the possibility to grow professionally. 

The call was published on the STARTS platform here:

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