CO-CREATE is our renowned artist in residency program that pairs artists with technologists. CO-CREATE supports interdisciplinary artists + coders developing creative tech + impactful art in collaboration with IMC Lab. We feature this innovative work in exhibitions, providing tech tools for research + development, vast expertise + maker facilities for production. Some residents also go on to work with us on commercial + educational projects all over the globe.

To apply, you can submit proposals for projects such as immersive/interactive installations, software tools, VR/AR apps, etc.

Culminating in an interactive exhibition at the IMC Lab + Gallery, CO-CREATE provides residents with exclusive access to our extensive art + coding expertise, technologies + tools such as VR/AR headsets, 3D printer, 3D scanner, A.I., computers, 3D projectors, multichannel audio, electronics, sensors + space to realize the collaboration.

CO-CREATE aims to facilitate interdisciplinary innovation via realization of powerful creative projects pulling from diverse skill sets. The ultimate goals are collaborative learning, research + development of new art + tech with meaningful social impact + real-world applications in the arts, education + commercial worlds, with particular focus on where these 3 worlds collide.

Residencies run for 3-24 months.

Ideal applicants can submit a short proposal for a project collaboration such as a immersive installation, VR/AR app, creative software tool or other art blending virtual + real, physical + digital.
Please email your application submission to with subject "CO-CREATE APPLICATION".
Space is limited, but admission is rolling, so applications are welcome any time.

Applications should include:
Contact info- Name, Address, E-mail, Phone Number, social links (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube/Vimeo, etc.)
Resume/CV- Please list all past exhibitions, residencies, notable artworks &/or professional work experience.
Portfolio- Links to personal Website, art or professional portfolio. OR 3-5 attached JPEGs or MOVs. OR PDF with same.
Proposal- 250-500 word outline with 1-5 images or sketches of proposed project, your areas of expertise & contributions.

Notable past CO-CREATE residents + artist/technologist collaborations at IMC Lab include:
Claudia Hart: Augmented Reality (AR), Wearables, Fashion as Art
Saya Woolfalk: Virtual World + Mixed Reality(XR)/Interactive Projection Mapped Sculpture, Exhibition Production
Colleen Flanigan: XR, Video Art, Interactive Kinetic Projection Mapping, Environmental Activism, Exhibition Production
SOL'SAX: Mixed Reality (XR), Projection Mapped Sculptures, Social Activism, Exhibition Production
David Kagan: Virtual Reality (VR) Music Video, Electronic Music Album, Exhibition Production
Colby Cannon: 3D Scanning Tools, 3D Printed Sculptures, Hologram, Mixed Reality Installations, Show Production

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