The Smart Oxford Playable City Commission is a brand new commission, challenging creatives from around the world to produce an idea that puts people and play at the heart of the city of Oxford.
Smart Oxford will work with Playable City to select a project that will capture the imagination of those who live, study, visit and work in and around Oxford. Applicants can work in any field, but creative uses of smart city technology must be integral to the proposal.
Oxford is a small city with a global reputation; it is both a city with a long history and one of the fastest growing cities in the UK. The Smart Oxford Playable City Commission invites you to propose ideas, which respond to the theme Shared City.
A Playable City approach to Shared City will start new conversations, imagine new futures and make new connections – person-to-person, person to city.
The winning proposal will be publicly available in Oxford, UK for the public to play in late 2017.
The Commission includes:
- Commission of £30,000 (to cover fees, development, delivery, testing and production costs of an idea)
- Access to facilities and connection to a vibrant community of artists and creative technologists in Oxford and through the Playable City Network
Who should apply?
We are looking for artists, designers, architects, urbanists, interaction designers, technologists and creative practitioners who can demonstrate a history of delivering high quality, innovative practice. Individuals or teams can apply.
If you are interested in applying for Smart Oxford Playable City Commission, full details of what is on offer and how to apply here: https://www.playablecity.com/cities/oxford/