The first VRHAM! open call for the EU-funded project REAL-IN is closed. Creative teams and artists working in the field of interactive art who aim to explore the use of 3D scanning technologies in their already existing or current project were invited to apply until 15 March.

88 projects from 27 countries were submitted. The members of the international jury of experts, Judith Guez (Founder and Curator/ Rector VRso Festival), Lilli Paasikivi-Ilves (Artistic Director/ Finnish National Opera), Tomás Saraceno (Performance and Installation Artist) and Ulrich Schrauth (Artistic Director/ VRHAM! Virtual Reality & Arts Festival), will select an artistic team for the one-week residency in Marseille by the end of March. The winners will receive technical and editorial support from Dark Euphoria and a production budget of 10,000 euros. The first results will be presented at the VRHAM! Festival.

REAL IN is a cross-cultural and cross-sectoral research project by VRHAM! Virtual Reality & Arts Festival (Hamburg), La Manufacture (Avignon), MEET Digital Culture Center (Milan) and ESPRONCEDA Institute of Arts & Culture (Barcelona). Together with the award-winning production company Dark Euphoria (Marseille), the four European partners from the fields of interactive art, theatre, music, Fashion and design want to further develop the use of 3D scanning technology in combination with immersive technologies for the creative industries.