Programmes and activities of InterSpace Association
InterSpace Association was found in 1998 as a non-profit association of artists, informatics engineers and do-it-yourself media makers. Since then the organization has been active in realization of art projects, organization of events, in research, education and training, all linked to our attempt to contextualize, exploit the potential of and apply new technology to network and community building.
Our present activities are organized in four major programs – education, art and culture, technologies and self sustainability
InterSpace has carried out a series of educational courses and programs, related to new technologies, digital media and culture management. The aim is to increase the qualification in the field of new media and informational and communicational technologies, which is achieved through initiating and leading courses in new media, free and open source software for general use and open source software for multimedia instruments.
Art and culture
In the past few years InterSpace strengthened its name as a leading Bulgarian organization in the development of contemporary art, using technologies in the field of new media. We realize projects, which represent innovative artistic practices. Our regular events oriented towards local new media communities are: Net User Conference and Working camp, Cinemasports, Upgrade Sofia Meetings. Our residential program aims to network different contexts in contemporary arts and enrich the local art scene.
InterSpace boasts a lab for research and development, creating and testing of open source software and new ICT solutions and as an organisation, which relies on new and unique approach, we ensure original technological decisions for implementing artistic projects. InterSpace has a leading role in building Bulgarian community for open source multimedia products and its networking with international fora.
As an organisation with rich experience in the field of New media and technologies, InterSpace developes consultancy activities and runs its own Web studio.