switch 2016 | Open Call for Artists, Co. Tipperary

switch-logo-250pxClosing date for proposal: Friday 7 October 2016

The annual switch event will take place this year from the 1st until the 8th of November, in Nenagh, Co Tipperary, Ireland.
switch began in 2008 showing eight works by eight artists in eight locations in Nenagh town centre.
For the eight edition of this event we are making an open call to artists working with film, lens based media and moving image to submit eight works. switch 2016 is eight works, eight locations, one artist.

We are inviting artists to consider an application for this event which will run 1st – 8th of November 2016.

Scope of Proposal: switch 2016 will be 8 lens based works by one individual artist.
These works will be installed in 8 different locations throughout the town centre of Nenagh and will run simultaneously from ca. 5pm to ca.12pm daily for one week.
The event itself will be accompanied by a small publication & a website.

You are invited to submit a proposal to show 8 lens based works. Please include a short statement describing your proposal and include a bio.

Payment: An artist fee of Euro 2000 will be paid to the artist for the showing of the 8 works. Please note VAT may be applicable.

Some notes:
the installed videos should have no 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 & a projector
the format of showing the work is by using large windows as projection screens.

Proposal: Please send us your proposal to: switch.information@gmail.com. .
The 8 works can be sent to us online via dropbox or wetransfer or alternative: quicktime movies work best.



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