Open Call | switch 2018, Nenagh, Tipperary

Closing date for applications: Friday 28 September

switch 2018 are inviting artists working with film / moving image / lens based Media, to consider making an application.

switch began in 2008 showing eight works by eight artists in eight locations in Nenagh town centre. For the 10th edition of this event they are making again an open call to all artists working with film, lens based media and moving image to submit one work.
switch 2018 is eight works, eight locations, eight artists.

Scope of Proposal:

switch 2018 will be 8 lens based works by 8 artists.
These works will be installed in 8 different locations throughout the town centre of Nenagh and will run simultaneously from 4pm to midnight daily for one week.
The event itself will be accompanied by a small publication and a website.

You are invited to submit a proposal to show your lens based works. Please include a short statement describing your proposal and include a bio.

An artist fee of Euro 250 will be paid to each artist for the showing of the work. (Please note VAT and bank transfer charges may be applicable.)

Please send your proposal to:

The work can be sent to for viewing purposes as links to vimeo/youtube or via dropbox, wetransfer or alternative: quicktime movies work best.

Some notes:

  • the installed videos will be shown without sound
  • the video works will be situated in the public sphere
  • works will be shown on a constant loop,
  • exhibited works will be shown using a Media-player and a projector
  • the format of showing the work is by using large windows as projection screens.


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