Category: Opportunities International


Open Call | Oska Bright Film Festival 2017, Brighton, UK

Deadline for submissions: 30 April

Oska Bright Film Festival is for short films and digital media that feature people with a learning disability.

They look for short films of any length. They want films that are made by people with a learning disability or feature people with a learning disability in leading roles.

The next festival will be taking place in November 2017.

Please see website for more guidance about this: submityourfilm.carousel.org.uk

If you’d like more information about submitting a film, please email oskabright@carousel.org.uk or call 01273 234734.


The Image of the Savage | Open Call: Photographers + Graphic Designers, Italy

Deadline: 28 February 2017

The Image of the Savage | Call for Photographers and Digital Graphic Designers.
Take part in the group exhibition in Cagliari, ITALY from 21 to 28 April 2017
Free Entry

An invite to take part in the group exhibition that will expose “the image of the savage”, an opportunity to highlight an intrinsic aspect of human nature and of the world in which he lives, “an image of the savage” that often emerges from cultural and technological patina with which the man builds his refuges from reality, but from which he is inevitably recalled in the evidence of his behavior, and in manifestation of the nature of the world from which every living being originates.

Submit: www.loosenart.com/pages/calls


Open Call | Nordic Fringe Network (NFN) 2017

Deadline: 5 March

The 8th edition of Stockholm Fringe Festival – STOFF is joining forces with 3 sister festivals under the Nordic Fringe Network (NFN) umbrella to create a coherent touring pathway through the Nordics. The organisers have just opened a joint artist call for 2017. Previous STOFF artist calls have resulted in artist submissions from nearly 50 countries and territories. NFN is now keen to reach out to artist communities in your region with this new touring opportunity.

The 2017 NFN circuit incorporates:

• Gothenburg Fringe Festival (GOFF) 1-2-3-4 Sept www.gothenburgfringefestival.com
• Stockholm Fringe Festival (STOFF) 6-7-8-9-10 Sept www.stockholmfringe.com
• Norway Fringe Festival (NOFF) 13-14-15-16-17 Sept www.norwayfringe.com
• Reykjavik Fringe Festival (RVKFRINGE) 21-22-23-24 Sept www.rvkfringe.is

Nordic Fringe Network (NFN) – Open Call
The Nordic Fringe Network aims to elevate the local through the global. The NFN member festivals focus is on emerging artists but they also welcome established artists who choose to work on the fringe of the establishment.

The organisers are looking for both independent projects and also artists for their residency initiative.

• They encourage innovative and interdisciplinary work.
• The festivals are platforms where new work meets a new audience.
• Artists choose if they like to do one or several of the festival editions.

Covered disciplines are: Performance art, Installations, Street art, Theatre, Dance, Video, Circus, Music, Comedy, Children arts initiatives etc.

Travel and accommodation funding is limited and may be negotiated based on production specific needs.

For more information see: docs.google.com/forms/d/e


Open Call | Frieze Artist Award 2017, London

Deadline for entries: 10 February

An international open call for an artist to realize a major site-specific work at Frieze London 2017, supported by the LUMA Foundation.

Now welcoming application, the Frieze Artist Award is an international, open call for an artist 25–40 years of age to realize a major site-specific work at Frieze London. The chosen proposal will be presented as part of Frieze Projects, the fair’s celebrated non-profit programme established in 2003 and curated by Raphael Gygax. Frieze Projects and the Frieze Artist Award are supported by the LUMA Foundation.

Proposals should be new, site-specific works, which respond to the dynamics of the London fair. Applicants will be judged on the innovative nature of their idea and its potential for realisation. Produced under the guidance of Curator Raphael Gygax and the Frieze Projects team, the Award will include a budget of up to £20,000 for production, research and development, artist fees and travel expenses.

Apply here: frieze.com/article/frieze-artist-award-2017-call-applications


Open Call to Street Artists | Beyond Witten at KURA2017 Germany

Deadline: 13 February

The call to artists is aimed at a new generation which dedicates themselves to creative expression in public spaces. The organisers have long walls, which will serve as a great background basis for new works to be produced. The murals will be integrated in KURA’s open air gallery. “Beyond Witten” is the theme for KURA2017.

About the theme:
“Witten”, an old German word for “white”, could denounce former white-coated walls sitting by the shores of the Middle Elbe banks, Wittenberg. The picturesque conjecture KURA2017 will acquire next year is the analogy to a fresh start, an empty canvas, the sum of the full visible spectrum waiting to be manipulated into particular content. The association of Wittenberg with pristine new beginnings with a meaningful lighthouse (content), impressing from the distant memorial walls, has long since been wished for. Ten years have passed since the “Lutherdekade” (10 years preceding the 500th anniversary) started and the light is supposed to turn on at Wittenberg becoming a world-city Hotspot next year.

Conditions:
Each participant artist shouldn’t be older than 28 years and not less than 18. You should currently reside in a European Union country. In the heart of the city of Lutherstadt Wittenberg, the participant artists will be staying at a hostel. The active production process will take place mainly in close vicinity to their residence.The creation process will stick to the initial ideas, developed as the research process takes place. It is bound to the schedule and available funds.

Available resources:
The association Wbmotion e. V. will bear the total of financial expenses for: travel and transport, food, residence in the hostel, cultural activities as well as the materials for the artistic production. Each participant group needs will be attended through email and telephone.

For more information and application details see: www.wbmotion.com/wbmotion/200-call-to-artists-kura2017


Open Call | Seeing Beyond Photography Award

Deadline: 7 February, 12 noon

The World Photography Organisation and ZEISS have launched the second edition of the ZEISS Photography Award ‘Seeing Beyond’, with the theme “Meaningful places”.

Following on from last year’s hugely successful inaugural edition, which attracted entries from 116 countries, this time, photographers are asked to look past the ordinary and the “everyday” to capture extraordinary aspects of the world we live in, by documenting the importance of one or several places that bear significance to each other.

One winning photographer will be awarded with 12,000 Euro worth of ZEISS lenses, 3,000 Euro travel expenses to complete a dream photography project in the location of their choice plus a trip to London to attend the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards ceremony to receive their prize.

The competition is open to all photographers around the world and each entry should include a series of at least 3 and not more than 10 images.

Un-published work entered into the competition must have been taken between the dates of 1st January 2012 and 7th February 2017.

The ZEISS Photography Award ‘Seeing Beyond’ was created in response to both World Photography Organisation and ZEISS’ commitment to provide further opportunities for photographers.

No submission fee.

For more information see: www.worldphoto.org/zeiss-camera-lenses/


Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2018

Deadline: 3 March

Portrait Artist of the Year offers you the chance to win a £10,000 commission for a major British institution and £500 of art materials from Cass Art.

To enter the competition, you must complete and submit this application form and upload:

a. A photograph of a Self Portrait. This image should not include the frame.
b. A second photograph of an additional painting. This does not have to be a Portrait.
c. An optional third photograph of your work.
c. One passport style photograph of yourself.

The photographs must be JPEGS, no less than 800KB and ideally no more than 1.5MB

Further details on how to upload the correct size photograph can be found on the competition website.

Only one entry can be submitted per person. Entries on behalf of another person will not be accepted.

For more information and to apply see: www.skyartsartistoftheyear.tv/portrait


Open Call | Art on Campus, University of St.Gallen, Switzerland

Deadline: Friday 22 January

Art on Campus was launched in 2013 by the University of St.Gallen in Switzerland. It aims to offer a platform to visual artists who are currently not represented by art dealers or gallerists.

Once a year, independent artists have the opportunity to submit projects for a building of the University at Tellstrasse 2 in St.Gallen. Out of the applications received, a curator will choose five projects that will be exhibited in the building during one year. Applications can be presented specifically for one of five chosen spaces (please see separate documents on our website for corresponding options) or without any particular space in mind. The final decision on the space allotted to the selected projects is made by the curator.

The University will assume the full costs for transport of the artwork, as well as for the artist’s travel to Switzerland for the installation and opening of the exhibition.

After three successful exhibitions curated by Ms Thamar Ette (edition 1/2013; edition 3/2015) and Ms Deborah Keller (edition 2/2014), the fourth edition of Art On Campus will be opened mid-March 2017.

Conditions for Applicants

• The applicant is not supported by a gallery, art consultant, or any other kind of art market professional.
• Preferably, the applicant currently studies or has concluded his/her studies at an art academy.

Required Application Documents

• Short written description of the project in English (one page maximum) and sketches, visualizations or, if already available, photographs of it.
• Portfolio of the artist’s work in general.
• Short CV in tabular form and full exhibition history.
• If available: copy of the diploma certificate from the art academy where the applicant has
graduated.
• Optional: a maximum of three catalog or newspaper articles, reviews, texts (online editions are
welcome too) on works or exhibitions of the artist.

Please note: All documents must be provided in a PDF format or, for images, in JPEG (with no more than 5 MB per image) and sent to thamar.ette@unisg.ch We suggest to use wetransfer.com, yousendit.com, or dropbox.com for transferring the documents.
Selection Procedure

• Application deadline is Friday, January 22, 2017. Applications received after this deadline cannot be considered.
• Please note: incomplete applications that do not contain the above listed documents can not be considered.
• 20 candidates whose projects are selected for a final evaluation will be asked to hand in a short spoken statement (no more than 3 minutes) on their project recorded on video (high quality is not required).
• By the beginning of February 2017, the five artists whose projects were selected from the 20 final candidates will be informed and the planning for the realization of the projects and shipping of the artworks can get started.
• All candidates that were not chosen for the exhibition will receive a message by the end of February 2017 at the latest.
• Please note: due to the high number of applicants, it will not be possible to give specific explanations on the decisions taken.
• For any questions, please contact the Art on Campus curator Thamar Ette at thamar.ette@unisg.ch.

www.unisg.ch/en


Open Call for Exhibitions | Nova Galerija DDT, Trbovlje, Slovenia

Submission deadline: 31 January

Proposals are invited for exhibitions to be held at the Nova galerija DDT in Trbovlje in 2017. Nova galerija of Delavski dom Trbovlje operates in the premises of former boiler room and coal depot. The space is purposed for exhibitions of visual contemporary art, with the emphases on technologically-supported projects emplying new technologies for their presentation.

The gallery is spatially conceived in two parts: the upper level of the gallery pursues the classic principle of a white cube, while the lower level retains its original industrial appearance. In this way we find even the white cube, at symbolic level, allocated within a wider concept of the location into which it’s placed.

Proposals are welcome from individual artists and art collectives/groups whose creative production lies in the field of fine/visual arts, new media, audio-visual, performative and other visual practices. Priority will be given to new media and contemporary works.

Application content:

– clearly defined contextual concept/content of the project,
– defined framework concerning the project’s execution and its technical layout,
– mention of the authors and the bearers/executants of the project, including their brief bio/CV; please note that in case of an artist with no curator, the artist or head of the project is bound to lead and carry out the project him/herself,
– photographic material, when available (low resolution is sufficient for the purpose of this application!), – contacts details (name, e-mail address, phone number.) of the head of the person responsible for the project.

Please send your proposals with bios/CVs by e-mail or by post (marked OPEN CALL NOVA GALERIJA/) to the following address:
ZAVOD ZA KULTURO DELAVSKI DOM TRBOVLJE,
Trg svobode 11A,
1420 TRBOVLJE SLOVENIA

by email to: novagalerijaddt@gmail.com

TNM programme as the principle organizer of the gallery’s activities at the Nova Galerija DDT commit to contribute:

– gallery space at the time of the exhibition, including all operational costs,
– safeguarding of the exhibition,
– basic technical support at the putting up of the pre-prepared project and its pre-prepared detailed technical layout,
– lending of technical equipment; subject to availability,
– promotion of the exhibition in collaboration with the producer,
– design and printing of invitations,
– exhibition opening, including modest refreshments,
– confirmation of references and issuing of Acknowledgements of participation when the executor of the project is applying to calls for funds/financial support for the proposed project.

We hereby reserve the right to disregard the incomplete submissions and reject a proposed project with no additional content-related explanation.

See here for more information: novagalerijaddt.si/


International Call for Participants of The Core Project

The Core Project – an international Art Project is seeking participants around the world to become part of a global art experiment. This is a call out for international participants living across the globe!

The Core Project is a contemporary visual art project, led by Artist/Curator Matthew Nevin. The project will feature 200+ Videos; that will be showcased online, through an experimental film, and in a large scale installation in September 2017 in RUA RED Gallery Dublin.

Each video contains a single person representing all of the sovereign states of the world responding to a secret question. These participants are provided instructions on how to film, including the previously unseen question which they do not view until filming has begun. Furthermore this question will only ever be revealed to the participants of the project.

The project focuses on the accumulation of an ephemeral art public, analysing the process of each of the participants understanding of the question, exploring their visual set up [how they set up the camera, their ‘visual scene’], their method and practice in participating in the project.

The Core Project’s activities and participation aim to create an inclusive, international art public. It is the goal of the project to operate as a social and cultural experiment in assessing “participation in political activity”. This method of everyday participation and utilization of artistic political engagement is essential to the project’s inclusive strategy. (Deutsche, 1998, p.288, Evictions: Art and Spatial Politics.)

Check out www.thecoreproject.net for more details and to submit an application.


Open Call for Animated Films | Animafest Zagreb 2017

27th-world-festival-of-animated-film-animafest-zagreb-2017Deadline: 1 February

The 27th World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb 2017 – is now open for submissions by filmmakers from all around the world.

Festival’s submissions are open to films applying all animation techniques, including combinations with live action and documentary. Only films completed after 1 January 2016 and never previously entered in the Festival, are eligible for entry.

Animafest 2017 has four (4) main competition categories and the total prize fund amounts to 9,500 Euro — of which 2,500 Euro are reserved for the Grand Prix award — awarded to both short and feature films.

This year’s competition categories are:

  • Short Films
  • Feature Films
  • Student Films
  • Films for Children

The list of films selected for the competition programs will be announced on the Festival’s official website not later than 1 April 2017. All applicants will be notified regarding the selection results.

Each director whose film is chosen for the official festival program will be contacted by the Festival management for hospitality arrangements.

The 27th World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb 2017 – will take place in Zagreb, Croatia from 5th to 10th of June 2017.

For more information and to apply see: animafest.hr/en/2017/film_submission
No Submission Fee to apply.


Open Call | Lame Journal, Volume Two (Bradford, UK)

Deadline: 29 December

Lame are looking for an artist, designer or maker to feature in their second volume of Lame Journal. The successful submission will be given a 2-4 page spread, as well as the opportunity to exhibit their work at our journal launch event in January.

Lame is a creative studio based in Saltaire. They have recently launched our first publication; Lame Journal.

Predominantly visual content, the features focus on places, processes and people. Our first volume, released in October, featured Yorkshire, Katrina Cowling (a Leeds based artist) and Ceramics. As well as Stories (a local independant coffee shop), PISIN (collaborative painters), George Chinnery (artist), and our first successful submission Harrison France (photographer). They launched the journal with a brunch at serf, Leeds. It was an opportunity to bring the content of the journal all together in one space.

Volume Two will be released mid January, with the closing date for submissions 29/12/16. The main features are Paris, Manic Chord (Leeds based theatre company) and Lights.

Lame are open to all creative submissions. So, whether your’e an independant artist, food enthusiast, carpenter or none of the above, they would love to see what you do.

Apply through Curator Space here: www.curatorspace.com/opportunities/detail/


Open Call | FRIDAY ISLAND, Luxembourg

friday-island-fb-midnightblue-2Application deadline: 29 January

FRIDAY ISLAND is looking for artists (from Luxembourg and abroad) working in any medium (performing arts, fine arts, video/film, literature, etc.) for its next event, taking place on March 3rd, 2017, at “Lycée Michel Lucius”, in Luxembourg. Lycée Michel Lucius (www.lml.lu/), is a secondary school (high school) whose focus lies on technical subjects. It hosts an international recognized english section. Awarded school without racism since 1997, LML furthers the right to work and live in a climate of respect, solidarity, wellbeing and of cooperation.
Pictures and measurements of the different spaces can be delivered upon request.

Event Opening: March 3rd, 2017, 6:00 pm at Lycée Michel Lucius (157, avenue Pasteur L-2311, Luxembourg, Luxembourg).

The theme of the event is FAILING. The theme should be approached in a critical way in relation to social/political/philosophical perspectives. The artistic contributions can take any form of expression as long as they question the theme and suggest a non-conform point of view. The artistic propositions have to relate to the theme in an incontestable way.

THEME: FAILING
“Failing” means to be unsuccessful, it’s a defeat and in a normative sense this has a negative connotation. Failing is rarely considered for its positive connotations, the positive effect that a failure can have on future behaviour, or attempts..
From a young age children are taught that making mistakes is bad. Adults instil in them a fear of doing something wrong even though mistakes have a positive educational role to play in their development. “Learning by doing”, “trial-and-error” are approaches which encourage children to cultivate their curiosity to experiment.
In adult life, success tends to be measured through performance, hitting specific targets and society is result-orientated which doesn’t allow for opportunities to make mistakes and more crucially to learn from them, This impacts our self-esteem which is built on the idea of the perfect result, and the trials and errors it takes to achieve this are often masked. We judge others purely based on their results, not on the work invested in attaining them. Failing means losing, and no one wants to be considered a failure. It feels like a disgrace on an individual level as well as on a collective one. Failing can lead to exclusion which itself generates a fear of investing in risky activities.
The societal pressure to exclusively deliver good results has consequences for the creative process. It is this which has provoked Friday Island further looking into the matter of failing and failure:
How does the fear of failure affect the creative process if at all?
What could be the benefits of that fear?
Can an artwork be regarded as a “failure”?
What does a “failed artwork” look like?

WHAT IS FRIDAY ISLAND?
FRIDAY ISLAND is a series of events taking place in Luxembourg, which promotes an exchange between artists as well as a public dialogue on a given topic. Open to all artistic disciplines and media, Friday Island offers a platform for experimentation beyond the creative processes usually bound to market oriented rationale. Friday Island offers the possibility to approach socially relevant themes in a critical way by the means of artistic thinking and creation.

EVENTS
Each event takes place every two/three months at a different venue. Artists are invited to work on the proposed theme and with the space of the venue. Each event takes place on a Friday evening: the selected artistic projects will be showcased during that timeframe.
Arranged in a convivial way, the setting of the venue should stimulate an informal exchange between both the participants (artists) and the audience. Along with the artistic contributions, FRIDAY ISLAND wishes to engage in an open discussion about the proposed topic and in relation to the artists’ work present during the event. The talk will be led by a moderator.

REMUNERATION
The artists will receive a remuneration of 600,- euro per artistic contribution, travel refund to Luxembourg City up to 150,-euro are also available upon request. Accommodations for three nights will be provided by the organisation.

APPLICATION
Artists can send following information to contact@fridayisland.net:

  • CV (1 page max.)
  • Portfolio, former and current projects (PDF or website, with pictures and videos). If you send a PDF, please include no more than 10 pictures.
  • A short concept/script describing the project related to the theme FAILING and to the venue “Lycée Michel Lucius” (1 page max.)
  • Please consider arriving one day before the event (March 2nd 2017) for installation and/or try out.

For more information see: www.fridayisland.net


Open Call | Intermedia Gallery 2017/18 Programme, Glasgow

intermediaDeadline: 6 February, 5pm

Intermedia is an independent gallery space funded by Glasgow City Council and managed by the Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) in partnership with Glasgow Life. Proposals for exhibitions at Intermedia for the period May 2017 – April 2018 are now being sought.

The costs of the gallery’s overheads are covered and a small subsidy is provided towards exhibitors’ costs (£600). In return, artists take full responsibility for organising, curating, installing, publicising, invigilating, and de-installing their exhibition. CCA will provide additional marketing and admin support. Applications from Glasgow-based practitioners will be prioritised. Submissions from artists who will not be in full-time education at the time of exhibition will also be prioritised. UK-wide and International proposals will be accepted if the proposal demonstrates an invigilation plan for the exhibition.

If you are interested in exhibiting, please complete the application form and return it with your exhibition proposal: this should take the form of one pdf document and include all supporting information (including cover letter, links, images, etc.).

The submission should include, as one single pdf document;

  • A description of the work that will be exhibited.
  • A  C.V. for each artist involved in the exhibition.
  • Six images of each artist’s work. Please send images in PDF format, if possible, all contained with a single overall submission document. Artists working in time based media may submit online links to work (such as Youtube or Vimeo), but please ensure these are listed within the submission document. All material should be clearly labelled detailing the work it contains and the full duration of the pieces. (Please specify whether the images are of work you intend to exhibit.)
  • Cover letters and any additional information may also be included as part of the submission, but please ensure these are contained within the overall submission document – content from email cover letters will not be referred to in the shortlisting process.

Please title the application with your name and ‘Intermedia Application’, then email this to jennifer@cca-glasgow.com

For further information and application form see: www.cca-glasgow.com/programme/intermedia-applications


Open Call | Guest Artist at Art City, Winnipeg, Canada

art-cityDeadline: 5 February

Art City in Winnipeg, Canada invites local, national, and international professional artists to submit proposals to lead collaborative art workshops at our studio in 2017/18.

The Art City studio is located in West Broadway, a culturally diverse and densely populated neighbourhood in the heart of Winnipeg’s inner city. Art City programming is free-of-charge for all ages, engaging an average of 28 participants per evening. Older youth, adults, and seniors also regularly participate in Art City programs.

Selected Guest Artists will receive $1,500.00 for a five-day workshop. Travel, accommodations, and a per diem will be provided for selected Guest Artists who are based outside of Winnipeg.

Selection Criteria:

• The artist has a demonstrated professional art practice
• Proposed workshop reflects the artist’s own art practice
• Artists experience and willingness in working with participants of all ages and abilities
• Creativity and quality of proposed workshop
• Content of workshop is appropriate for youth participation
• Demonstrated proficiency in the medium the proposed workshop is based on
(i.e. if proposing a video workshop, the artist must know how to use video equipment
and editing software)

All submissions must include the following:

1. Your name, address, e-mail and phone number
2. A one-page letter of interest, describing:
i. As an artist, why do you want to work with Art City?
ii. How will your workshop facilitate a meaningful artistic exchange between you and Art City participants?
iii. How will this experience benefit/impact you as an artist?
iv. Your availability through 2017-2018
3. Proposed title and brief description of the workshop
4. An itemized list of materials/equipment required for the workshop
5. A brief biography summarizing professional achievements (1 paragraph)
6. CV including professional activity and any past community engagement (maximum 3 pages)
7. Support material list, including title, medium and dimensions
8. Support material in digital format. If you are mailing your application, please submit them using a USB flash drive or CD compatible with Mac Computers

For more information see: www.artcityinc.com/get-involved/


Open Call | Barbican Concert Hall Wall Commission, London

barbican-logoDeadline: 4 January, 4pm

Barbican are inviting artists, collectives and designers across all disciplines, including those working with digital technology and new media, to respond to the phrase: What’s going on here, then? The winning work will be installed from late January until May 2017 on the Concert Hall Wall. Thematically the work can touch on any area, but should consider the desired audience experience. There is a commissioning fee of £2,500 to be awarded to the winning entry.

This site can be viewed from the stalls floor on level -1, from the ground floor, and the balcony floor on level 1. On busy days, thousands of people pass through this iconic building and will encounter your work should it be chosen.

Background
This commission forms part of an ongoing foyer commission programme, which extends our ambitious, international artistic programme beyond the walls of our venues and into the public spaces, giving our visitors opportunities to experience outstanding art for free.

In addition to the commission fee, the Barbican will provide the following provision in kind:

  • Christie Digital Projector allocated specifically for this location with a portrait lens
  • Coolux Media Management Server to play/schedule content
  • Technician support during installation and throughout for trouble-shooting
  • Interpretation / labels
  • Customer service support and any necessary training for invigilation
  • Photography of work in situ.

For more information and application form see: www.barbican.org.uk/about-barbican/commissions/concert-hall-wall


Open Call | ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival, Finland

anti-festDeadline: 22 January

In September 2017 the 16th edition of ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival will partner with a number of local partners to produce a programme of projects that respond to the theme of water. We invite proposals from artists working in any medium.

However please be aware that ANTI is a site-specific festival – we do not show projects in traditional cultural spaces and houses thus your proposed project will need to have an integral relationship with the place in which it is presented. When proposing a project please make it clear where your project would, ideally, be located, and why; only proposals that clearly articulate these factors will be considered for inclusion in the 2017 programme.

Kuopio, located in Northern Savonia, is surrounded by ‘lake country’ and stands on the shore of Lake Kallavesi. The region, and indeed Finland, with its abundance of lakes enjoys a much celebrated and much embodied relationship to natural sources of water. In response to this, and to other, perhaps more complicated contexts, we invite proposals that engage with one or more of the following areas:

  • Water and travel, exploration and leisure
  • Water and migration, immigration and displacement
  • Water and the non-human
  • Water and trade, industry and market forces
  • Irrigation and signs of life
  • Water and the human body
  • Everyday water; the city, the home; grey-water
  • Seas, lakes and rivers; water and landscape
  • Water and catastrophe

We also invite proposals of talks, presentations or papers on preexisting projects that connect with the above themes – these may be included in the festival’s seminar or other moments of sharing and discussion. Use the ‘Project description and artist statement’ section of the online form to enter details of your submission, clearly stating the mode of presentation: artist’s talk, academic paper, performance lecture etc.

All proposals must be sent using this electronic form: antifestival.com/en/open-call-for-projects-papers-and-presentations-2017/

The form allows a link to be made to online documentation of previous work and for applicants to attach a CV and a maximum of three supporting images. Proposals that do not strictly conform to these guidelines will not be considered.

Further information contact elisa@antifestival.com / Festival Manager Elisa Itkonen


Open Call for Live Art Projects | Marche Teatro_Inteatro Festival, Italy

testata_sito_burning1Deadline: 30 January

Marche Teatro_Inteatro festival launches an international call for proposals with the ambition of a deep insight in the contemporary scene in live arts, an extended exploration aimed at facilitating new encounters, starting unexpected dialogues and establishing new long term collaborations in the fields of contemporary live arts.

Marche Teatro_Inteatro festival international call looks for artists from all contemporary artistic live art fields proposing a critical approach on current reality, generating new perceptions, responding to actuality with dynamism, reflecting on emerging human territories, involving an heterogeneous audience, proposing works that propose a question mark.

The call is open to all performing arts formats.

The travel costs are covered for the selected participants.

To apply, please send the following information:
1. Filled in participation form – available on website;
2. Detailed description of the artistic proposal (max 2 pages), with video links, pictures, sketches, and any other material considered as relevant to understand the applicant’s artistic universe;
3. CV of the applicant and of all the persons involved in the project;
4. Feasibility project (working schedule, executive and technical project, budget).

Applications must be sent exclusively via e-mail, to mtinteatrofestivalcall@gmail.com

For more information and participation form see: www.inteatro.it/bando_progetti_2017-2018/?lang=en


Open Call for Experimental New Media Art | JUST TECH 17,

just-tech-17Deadline: 3 January

EX, asociación de arte electrónico y experimental; JUSTMAD7, emerging art fair and Arts Connection Foundation are now accepting submissions by open call for JUST TECH 17.

The call is focused on experimental New Media Art, so the experimental bias, their capacity for aesthetic innovation and the reflection on the means used should be considered. Works in all formats and supports will be considered: interactive installations, App Art, virtual reality, augmented reality, net.art, sound sculpture, etc., provided that they can be displayed within the available exhibition space and respond to the stated conditions.

This year’s call will offer two prizes, sponsored generously by Arts Connection foundation, in its long support to New Media Art: A €2500 cash prize and a Residency to be developed at Arts Connection Foundation spaces at Miami.

The terms of the Residency include:

  • Round-trip airplane ticket
  • One month residency
  • €1000 for subsistence allowance
  • Access to wifi and audio and video devices
  • Presentation at Miami New Media Festival
  • Personal exhibition at Arts ConnectionFoundation spaces.
  • The winning works will be exhibited at the New Media section.

Find all details online (scroll down for English): arteelectronico.net/iii-convocatoria-y-premios-ex-de-arte-electronico-experimental/


Open Call | The X Show II, PULP Gallery, South Carolina

the-x-showDeadline: 31 December

PULP Gallery and Bookstore is pleased to announce our second annual adults only art exhibition, The X Show. For centuries artists have explored the body as a way to understand facets of identity such as gender, sexuality, race and ethnicity. We are seeking artists who explore these areas to make ‘art & photographs for grown-ups.’ This X-rated show opens on Valentine’s Day, 2017.

Guidelines
Artists may submit up to 5 images. Please label each file with the title, medium and dimensions. Submissions that do not include description, title, date, brief artist statement and CV will not be considered.
Only professional quality work and presentation will be considered.
Prints and photographs should be framed.

Exhibition Timeline

  • December 31 Submission Deadline
  • January 14 Artist Notification
  • January 31 Work must be received
  • February 14 Opening Reception
  • March 12 Exhibition Closes
  • March 28 Works returned

Applications
Apply by email to: submissions@xshowcharleston.com. All submissions should include description/artist statement, brief cv and a clear, low-res image of the submitted work. No submission fee.

Shipping
Accepted works should be shipped or dropped off to:

PULP
535 King Street
Charleston SC 29403

All accepted works must be shipped in well-labels reusable containers.

All work will be offered for sale.
Our standard split is 50/50 payable within 21 days of the end of the exhibition.

www.xshowcharleston.com
www.pulpcharleston.com