We are happy to announce our 2018 Winter / Spring open call for the IMRC Researcher in Residence Program. Spring 2018 applications will be accepted from Oct. 9th until Nov. 9th 2017 for the Winter / Spring juried residency. Our application is online only, please visit our website to apply: http://imrccenter.com/researcher-in-residence
Researcher in Residence Program for IMRC – Creative Technologists, Intermedia Artists and New Media Producers. IMRC residencies support the creative research, production and presentation of initiatives in new media, intermedia, and other technology areas, and their social and cultural application. The residency supports a period of concentration and immersion in creative investigation, cutting-edge research or production of visionary, experimental applications and projects. Potential initiatives might range from live intermedia productions, sound and physical computing works to technical prototypes, installations and tactical media events. The RRP is committed to supporting a diverse and broad ranging creative environment. We consequently encourage applications from the broadest possible range of individuals and creative technologists to this program.
Located on the University of Maine Campus the Innovative Media, Research and Commercialization Center (IMRC Center), at Stewart Commons, is a 15,000+ square foot facility provides comfortable, state of the art prototyping facilities, audio and video production spaces, a resource library, performance and installation spaces, classrooms, and offices. IMRC is outfitted with a variety of tools and equipment, including a full shop, 3D printers and 3D scanner, computer controlled machine tools, a cutting and engraving laser, plastic vacuum former, large format printers, a range of design and production software, electronics workbenches, video and still cameras, audio recording and mixing equipment, and a variety of tools for supporting interactive environments and installations. Opened in 2013 the IMRC Center is a hub for learning, creating and producing and is the most recent of the portfolio of the University of Maine’s facilities that support innovation and economic development. The IMRC Center is supported by a range of expert instructors and a community of collaborators to help you problem-solve and achieve your vision, and it has everything necessary for you to research, invent, create, and innovate!