BGR Entertainment Challenge 2023 – Now Accepting Proposals Through November 30th!
We are pleased to announce the call for inter and cross-disciplinary proposals for our Second Annual Boiler Gold Rush 2023 Entertainment Challenge. This call for proposals offers an opportunity to foster novel pedagogy, research, and applied science at the nexus of engineering and entertainment by offering an exploratory pilot seed grant of $2,500 to a select group of accepted proposals.
Faculty with an interest in demonstrating their interactive work within the context of the annual Boiler Gold Rush student event are encouraged to submit a proposal for consideration.
Please note that much of the work for these projects will be completed during the summer. Ideation and research will begin in the Spring semester. The operational aspects will pick up in late Spring and continue intensely throughout the summer. Please take this timeline into consideration when submitting a proposal. We also encourage faculty to be actively involved and participate throughout the duration of the project alongside any students involved.
Of particular interest are faculty whose work or whose students’ work engages one or some of the following exploratory areas of entertainment:
Community Developed ArtLighting/ LasersDrones/ Autonomous VehiclesInclusive Performance/DesignWearable Devices (Data / Art Connections)GamificationRobotics/Human InteractionStorytellingMusical Performance/ Instrument DevelopmentAcous …