appels de dossiers du 16 juillet 2009

La Liste propose une compilation d’appels de dossiers en arts visuels, arts médiatiques, performance, art public. Les appels proviennent du Québec, du Canada et d’ailleurs. N’hésitez pas à la faire circuler.

Vous pouvez consulter La Liste en ligne à liste.agavf.ca. Prochaine édition: 30 juillet.

Nouvelles des membres de l’AGAVF

Galerie Sans Nom (Moncton)
Moncton Rock : Art et musique de la capitale acadienne, 1968-2008
10 juillet au 28 août 2009
vernissage: 10 juillet 2009 à 20h
Moncton Rock regroupe le travail d’une vingtaine d’artistes, ainsi que les traces matérielles (affiches, t-shirts, documentation, etc.) qui témoignent de l’activité artistique de l’époque et met de l’avant la contribution de la scène monctonienne à l’esthétique grunge ayant débuté à Seattle dans les années 1980.
www.galeriesansnom.org

Maison des artistes visuels (Saint-Boniface)
Fronteras- José Luis Torres
Du 11 juin au 27 août 2009
Combien de frontières y a-t-il ? Plus d’une? Beaucoup. Autant qu’il y a d’individus.
Les limites sont fausses, les individus ne le sont peut-être pas – pour peu que l’individu demeure le même au bout de nombreuses années. Comme un cosmopolite qui traverse des frontières parce qu’il ne les aime pas…
www.maisondesartistes.mb.ca

Centre d’artistes Voix Visuelle (Ottawa)
Andrée Désilets et de Valérie Levasseur
Du 11 juillet au 18 août 2009
Appel de dossier pour sa quatrième Exposition internationale d’estampe numérique miniature, Ottawa
du 7 novembre au 15 décembre 2009
date limite de réception des œuvres: le 15 août 2009
www.numartexpo.ca
www.voixvisuelle.ca

Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario (Sudbury)
Appel de dossiers: La GNO invite les artistes, les collectifs d’artistes et les commissaires ayant une démarche novatrice en art visuel à soumettre un projet d’exposition.
date limite: le 31 juillet.
La sélection des projets sera communiquée au cours de l’automne 2009.

1. appels du Québec

Studio 303: Résidences d’été – 12 février 2010
DAÏMÕN – 31 août 2009 et 31 janvier 2010
L’Œil de Poisson – 15 octobre 2009
Caravansérail – 1er octobre 2009
VU – 15 septembre 2009
Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal – 17 août 2009
La Centrale: BOOM-CHIX-A-BOOM #8 ! – 7 août 2009
Stanley Revisité/Revisited 2009 – 24 juillet 2009

2. appels d’ailleurs

SNAP – mi-octobre 2009
Digital’09: Mysteries in Science – 3 août 2009
aceart – 1er août 2009
The Fifth Curator – International Curatorial Competition – British Council-  4 septembre 2009
City of Zurich Europaallee Art Project presents Curator Competition – 14 août 2009
TELL MUM EVERYTHING IS OK – 21 novembre 2009
Rotunda Gallery 2010 Exhibitions at City Hal – 17 septembre 2009
NEW MEDIA, NO BOUNDARIES – 25 septembre 2009
Public Art Unit, Project Services – 10 août 2009
rubric works journal – aucune date
NOPERFORMANCE – en août 2009
Rhubarb Festival – 31 juillet 2009
Bergen Bybane Art Project Strømmen – 15 septembre 2009
Hard Liquor and Porn Film Festival – 1er septembre 2009
International Polar Year Film Festival – en août 2009
3rd Ward – 7 août 2009
White Water Gallery – 5 octobre 2009
Artists’ Residency at NaREC – 22 juillet 2009
art.tech at the Lab – 29 juillet 2009
VIDEOKILLS In:VAF – 26 juillet 2009
Box shock – 1er août 2009
Akiyoshidai International Art Village – 31 août 2009
Hadassah-Brandeis Institute (HBI) Artist-in-Residency Program – 24 août 2009
Reynolds-Alberta Museum – maintenant
AIR TAIPEI – 31 juillet 2009
SHOTS MAGAZINE – 5 août 2009
RBC AWARD FOR GLASS – 31 juillet 2009
WINIFRED SHANTZ AWARD FOR CERAMICS – 31 juillet 2009
CRAWL SPACE – 1er août 2009
CALL FOR VIDEO: BECAUSE THE NIGHT – 8 août 2009
GLOBAL CELL PHONE PHOTOGRAPHY  – 31 août 2009
resistance by a thousand – maintenant
AC Institute [Direct Chapel] – 1er août et 1er novembre 2009
ARchiTecture Residency – maintenant
Huanguang Fellowship at the Beijing Studio Center – 31 juillet 2009
NAISA – 30 septembre 2009
Hintonburg Community Association Arts Committee (Bell Canada utility Boxes) – 31 juillet 2009

1. appels du Québec

Appel de dossiers

Date limite pour l’été 2010 : 12 février 2010

Votre soumission de projet doit inclure :

* OBLIGATOIRE : formulaire d’application
* un enregistrement d’un projet récent (1 copie)

et en trois copies
* une biographie ou un CV artistique (max. 1 page)
* une lettre d’intention spécifiant vos dates disponibles (max. 1 page)
* une courte description du projet (max. 1 page)
* un plan de travail ou un échéancier si pertinent (max. 1 page)

Dates de la résidence : 20 heures sur deux semaines consécutives de juillet à août 2010 avec 2 performances en septembre 2010. Veuillez vérifier vos disponibilités durant cette période avant de soumettre un projet!

Prière d’envoyer votre dossier :

Studio 303: Résidences d’été
372 Ste-Catherine Ouest #305
Montréal, Qc H3B 1A2
http://www.studio303.ca/services_residency_f.html

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APPEL DE PROJETS
Dates de tombée : 31 août 2009 et 31 janvier 2010

Situé dans l’édifice La Filature – une ancienne filature industrielle magnifiquement rénovée -, DAÏMÕN offre des ressources de création, de production et de diffusion dans les domaines de la photographie et des arts médiatiques.

Par ses programmes Artiste résident, Recherche et création, Photographie et impression numérique et Soutien aux premières œuvres, DAÏMÕN encourage les artistes à repousser les limites de leur pratique et à développer de nouvelles approches par le biais de l’image, de la vidéo, ainsi que des arts sonores et électroniques, y compris les pratiques installatives, interactives et performatives. DAÏMÕN privilégie les projets qui font valoir le jeu de plus en plus complexe des médias entre eux et qui interrogent les zones intermédiaires et non seulement les langages constitués des médias utilisés. Seuls les projets comportant un certain degré de recherche sont considérés.

Avec son STUDIÕ, espace de production et de diffusion, DAÏMÕN favorise la mise en espace et la mise à l’essai d’œuvres d’envergure, ainsi que le développement des pratiques transversales. Des rencontres publiques y sont organisées régulièrement afin de permettre à la communauté de s’initier au travail des artistes accueillis en résidence. Ce STUDIÕ multifonctionnel est offert aux artistes pour l’expérimentation, la production et la présentation d’œuvres dont les composantes requièrent une infrastructure technique particulière.

DAÏMÕN met à la disposition des artistes des équipements de tournage et d’enregistrement, et des salles de montage audio et vidéo numérique. Une chambre noire permet des développements argentiques de grand format (1m32) à partir de négatifs pouvant aller jusqu’à 280 mm. Un service d’impression numérique (EPSON Stylus 9600 Pro) est également disponible.

PROGRAMMES DE CRÉATION
Artiste résident
Recherche et création
Soutien aux premières œuvres
Recherche en photographie et en impression numérique

Artiste résident
Offert aux artistes professionnels de l’extérieur de la région Ottawa-Gatineau, ce programme veut promouvoir des échanges féconds entre les artistes d’ici et d’ailleurs. Il s’adresse aux artistes en mi-carrière et établis ou qui ont cumulé plus de cinq années de pratique dans un champ de recherche spécifique.

Le Centre fournit, pour la réalisation de chacun des projets, un séjour de 4 à 6 semaines incluant l’hébergement, l’accès aux équipements du Centre et les services d’un technicien (60 heures). Un cachet de 1 500 $ est versé à l’artiste. Certaines indemnités de déplacement ainsi que des indemnités quotidiennes sont également payées par DAÏMÕN. Tous les autres frais concernant la production de ces projets doivent être assumés par les artistes. DAÏMÕN organise une soirée-rencontre avec le public où l’artiste présente son travail antérieur et actuel.

Recherche et création
Ce programme est offert aux artistes professionnels de la relève, en mi-carrière ou établis. DAÏMÕN sélectionne six artistes par année, dont trois parmi les candidats de la région Ottawa-Gatineau et trois parmi les candidats en provenance de l’extérieur de la région. Le Centre encourage les candidatures des communautés francophones excentrées.

DAÏMÕN fournit, pour la réalisation de chacun des projets, un encadrement technique et artistique, l’accès aux équipements du Centre pendant une durée de quatre (4) semaines et les services d’un technicien (50 heures). Certaines indemnités de déplacement ainsi que des indemnités quotidiennes sont également payées par DAÏMÕN pour les artistes de l’extérieur. Tous les autres frais concernant la production de ces projets doivent être assumés par les artistes.

Photographie argentique et impression numérique
Ce programme vise à mieux soutenir la création sur support papier en chambre noire et en impression numérique.

DAÏMÕN fournit, pour la réalisation de chacun des projets, un encadrement technique et artistique; l’accès aux équipements du Centre pour la réalisation des projets pendant une durée de trois (3) semaines et les services d’un technicien (15 heures). Certaines indemnités de déplacement ainsi que des indemnités quotidiennes sont également payées par DAÏMÕN pour les artistes de l’extérieur. Tous les autres frais concernant la production de ces projets doivent être assumés par les artistes. En photographie traditionnelle, les artistes doivent fournir leurs produits de développement et leurs papiers photographiques.

Soutien aux premières œuvres
DAÏMÕN maintient son soutien à la réalisation d’une première œuvre pour trois artistes de la région Ottawa-Gatineau. Les projets admissibles comportent la production d’une œuvre originale utilisant la vidéo, ou l’application de médias hybrides à des œuvres d’art.

Sont admissibles à ce programme, les jeunes artistes de la région Ottawa-Gatineau ayant une formation de base et voulant créer dans un contexte professionnel une première œuvre dans les champs de la pratique photographique, vidéographique ou des nouveaux médias. Les artistes professionnels de la région Ottawa-Gatineau ayant déjà une pratique artistique dans une autre discipline (peinture, sculpture, photographie, installation, etc.) et voulant développer une production en vidéo et/ou en nouveaux médias sont également admissibles.

DAÏMÕN fournit, pour la réalisation des projets un encadrement technique et artistique, l’accès aux équipements pendant une durée de trois (3) semaines et les services d’un technicien (30 heures). Tous les autres frais concernant la production de ces projets doivent être assumés par les artistes.

PRÉSENTATION DES DOSSIERS
Les artistes intéressés sont invités à prendre connaissance des conditions des programmes de création et à faire parvenir un dossier comprenant:

– une indication claire du choix du programme;
– un résumé du projet (5 lignes);
– un énoncé de la démarche artistique (1/2 page maximum);
– une description du projet (1 page maximum);
– une description des besoins techniques et un échéancier de production (1 page maximum);
– un curriculum vitæ (3 pages maximum);
– une documentation d’appui * accompagnée d’une liste descriptive;
– une enveloppe affranchie pour le retour du dossier.

* La documentation d’appui doit faire état de la production artistique et non seulement du projet à réaliser. La documentation d’appui peut inclure un maximum de 10 images (fichiers numériques, diapositives ou photographies), une bande VHS, un CD, un DVD (max. 5 min), une adresse URL ou une publication.

Pour les candidatures au programme Artiste résident, un maximum de 20 images (fichiers numériques, diapositives ou photographies), une bande VHS, un CD, un DVD (max. 10 min), une adresse URL ou une publication.

Pour avoir accès aux services et aux équipements du Centre, les artistes dont les projets auront été sélectionnés devront devenir membres actifs au coût de 75$.

Les dossiers doivent être acheminés à l’adresse suivante :
Centre de production DAÏMÕN
78, rue Hanson
Gatineau (Québec)
Canada J8Y 3M5

DAÏMÕN remercie ses membres, le Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, le Conseil des Arts du Canada ainsi que le Service des arts, de la culture et des lettres de la Ville de Gatineau.

Information:
Marie-Hélène Leblanc, directrice artistique
mhleblanc [arobas] daimon [point] qc [point] ca
www.daimon.qc.ca
819.770.8525 poste 302

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L’Œil de Poisson
15 octobre 2009

L’Œil de Poisson invite les artistes et commissaires à soumettre leur projet pour la programmation 2010-2011 au plus tard le 15 octobre 2009 – le sceau de la poste faisant foi.

Le centre reçoit également en tout temps des dossiers pour l’Entrée vidéo et tout autre projet de soirées multidisciplinaires, de commissariat et de création en atelier. Tous les artistes sélectionnés ont accès gratuitement à nos ateliers de production pour une période d’un mois précédant leur exposition.

CONTENU DU DOSSIER :

Un curriculum vitae

Un texte présentant la démarche artistique

Une description du projet proposé (veuillez préciser les espaces de diffusion que vous souhaitez occuper, s’il y a lieu : Grande galerie, Petite galerie, Entrée vidéo.

Documentation visuelle sur support digitalisé (CD ou DVD). Maximum de 15 images, format JPEG, 72 dpi. Faites en sorte que les images apparaissent dès l’ouverture du CD. Extraits vidéo : 10 minutes ou moins. Ne pas utiliser d’étiquettes pour identifier vos CD et DVD.

Un dossier de presse

Tout autre document jugé pertinent

Une enveloppe pré-affranchie

Soumission de dossiers par envoi postal seulement.
Veuillez inclure une version imprimÉe de votre curriculum vitae, de votre dÉmarche, de votre description de projet et de la liste descriptive des documents soumis.

Faites parvenir votre dossier à :
L’Œil de Poisson / Appel de dossiers
541, Rue de Saint-Vallier Est
Québec (Québec)
Canada
G1K 3P9

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1er octobre 2009
Artistes et commissaires de la relève / Caravansérail
Lieu : Rimouski (Québec) Canada

Bien implanté dans sa région et sur la scène nationale, Caravansérail assiste la relève artistique depuis plus de 5 ans dans la production, la promotion et la diffusion des arts visuels au Québec. L’intérêt que nous manifestons envers les artistes professionnels de la relève nous rend sensible à l’émergence d’oeuvres novatrices, à des stratégies de diffusion inédites et à la résurgence de réflexions en adéquation avec notre époque.

Dans le cadre de sa programmation 2010-2011, le Centre d’artistes Caravansérail invite les artistes de la relève en arts visuels, ainsi que les commissaires en début de carrière, à soumettre leur dossier pour un projet d’exposition ou tout autre projet spécifique [performance, projet hors les murs…] pouvant s’inscrire dans le cadre de ses activités.

Votre dossier doit comprendre :

* une description du projet (maximum de 300 mots)
* une démarche artistique
* un curriculum vitae
* 10 à 15 documents visuels du travail récent [fichiers jpeg, RVB d’environ 1024 x 768 pixels à 72 dpi; le CD ou DVD doit être lisible sur MAC]
* une liste descriptive des oeuvres
* tout autre document pertinent
* une enveloppe pré-affranchie si vous souhaitez le retour de votre dossier

Veuillez noter que les locaux de Caravansérail, incluant l’atelier, sont à aires ouvertes.

N’hésitez pas à nous contacter pour tout renseignement supplémentaire.
Jean-Philippe Roy, coordonnateur à la programmation
418.722.0846 caravanserail [arobas] globetrotter [point] net

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15 septembre 2009
Expositions / VU
Lieu : Québec (Québec) Canada

VU invite les artistes œuvrant en photographie à soumettre un projet d’exposition. Le centre souhaite promouvoir des pratiques novatrices qui rendent compte d’un travail de recherche et de réflexion sur le médium. Les propositions intégrant la vidéo ou qui interrogent les nouvelles technologies de l’image sont aussi les bienvenues. VU verse des droits d’exposition de 2000 dollars.

* Faites-nous parvenir votre dossier par la poste d’ici le 15 septembre 2009. Il devra comprendre :
* une description du projet
* un texte de démarche artistique
* un maximum de vingt documents visuels du travail récent (fichiers jpg compatibles Mac RVB 1024 x 768 pixels par 72 ppi)
* votre curriculum vitae
* tout autre document pertinent
* une enveloppe de retour pré-affranchie pour récupérer le dossier

VU / 523 De Saint-Vallier Est Québec (Québec) G1K 3P9 ⎯ 418-640-2585

Les projets retenus seront inscrits à la programmation 2010-2011 du centre.
N’hésitez pas à nous con¬tacter pour tout renseignement supplémentaire.

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17 août 2009
Commissaire invité(e) / Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal
Lieu : Montréal (Québec) Canada

LE MOIS DE LA PHOTO À MONTRÉAL
APPEL DE CANDIDATURES DE COMMISSAIRE INVITÉ(E)
POUR LA 12E ÉDITION

Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal lance son appel de commissaire invité pour la 12e édition de sa biennale internationale de photographie contemporaine qui se tiendra en septembre 2011

Depuis 1989, à tous les deux ans, Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal produit un événement culturel international, arrimé sur les enjeux contemporains reliés à la photographie. Avec ses expositions, sa publication et son colloque, la biennale sert de catalyseur aux artistes, aux spécialistes de l’image et au grand public. L’événement vise à promouvoir les diverses tendances de la photographie contemporaine auprès d’un large public en concrétisant des échanges internationaux entre les photographes, le public, les conservateurs, les commissaires, les médias et les collectionneurs. Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal travaille de concert avec une grande diversité de partenaires incluant des artistes, des musées, des galeries universitaires, des centres d’artistes pour présenter une série d’expositions solos réparties à travers la ville transformant ainsi Montréal en une vaste exposition de groupe, à la fois cohérente et stimulante, autour d’un concept phare.

Depuis 1989, à tous les deux ans, Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal produit un événement culturel international, arrimé sur les enjeux contemporains reliés à la photographie. Avec ses expositions, sa publication et son colloque, la biennale sert de catalyseur aux artistes, aux spécialistes de l’image et au grand public. L’événement vise à promouvoir les diverses tendances de la photographie contemporaine auprès d’un large public en concrétisant des échanges internationaux entre les photographes, le public, les conservateurs, les commissaires, les médias et les collectionneurs. Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal travaille de concert avec une grande diversité de partenaires incluant des artistes, des musées, des galeries universitaires, des centres d’artistes pour présenter une série d’expositions solos réparties à travers la ville transformant ainsi Montréal en une vaste exposition de groupe, à la fois cohérente et stimulante, autour d’un concept phare.

Le commissaire invité pour l’édition de septembre 2011, devra proposer une thématique à la fois novatrice et audacieuse, propre à singulariser la biennale montréalaise sur la scène internationale tout en stimulant la réflexion et en rendant accessible au grand public des thèmes et des problématiques issues de l’art contemporain en général.

Le commissaire invité aura la responsabilité :

* de rechercher et proposer des oeuvres d’artistes locaux et internationaux qui seront présentées dans le cadre de l’événement;
* de fournir la documentation nécessaire à l’évaluation des projets proposés
* de rechercher et de sélectionner des auteurs de la publication;
* de rechercher et de sélectionner des conférenciers qui participeront à un colloque visant à faire connaître les enjeux de la thématique.
* de rédiger le texte principal de la publication;
* de rédiger des textes éditoriaux visant à promouvoir l’événement (pour le site Web, le programme officiel, les communiqués, demande de financement, etc.);
* de participer à la recherche de financement par la rédaction de textes;
* d’être porte-parole de la thématique et des contenus de la 12e édition du Mois de la Photo à Montréal.

Encadré par la direction et par l’équipe permanente, le commissaire invité devra oeuvrer en étroite collaboration avec l’équipe du Mois de la Photo à Montréal pour accomplir les

* tâches suivantes:
* rechercher et négocier des contrats d’artistes, d’auteurs et de conférenciers.
* rechercher et négocier des contrats avec les lieux d’exposition participants et les autres partenaires;
* concevoir et produire une publication;
* développer la signature visuelle de la 12e édition et les contenus des outils de communication et de promotion;
* élaborer des activités de médiation culturelle.

Sous la supervision du directeur général, le commissaire invité devra travailler en collaboration avec une petite équipe dynamique et tenir le conseil d’administration informé du développement des contenus, dans le respect des échéanciers et des budgets de production de la 12e édition. Le commissaire invité devra être disposé à voyager pendant la phase de recherche, entre février et décembre 2010, et être disponible à l’automne pour négocier avec les lieux d‘exposition de la ville de Montréal. Il devra également être pleinement disponible pour travailler en étroite collaboration avec l’équipe du MPM et être présent à nos bureaux lors de la dernière phase de production (de juin 2011 jusqu’au début de l’événement). Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal évaluera la faisabilité et les différents moyens de financer les déplacements et l’hébergement d’un commissaire vivant à l’extérieur du Canada.La durée du contrat est de novembre 2009 à décembre 2011. Le salaire est à négocier. VOUS DEVEZ FAIRE PARVENIR VOTRE PROPOSITION PAR COURRIEL AU PLUS TARD LE 17 AOÛT 2009 À L’ATTENTION DE CHUCK SAMUELS, DIRECTEUR GÉNÉRAL
chuck [point] samuels [arobas] moisdelaphoto [point] com

VOTRE DOSSIER DEVRA CONTENIR LES ÉLÉMENTS SUIVANTS :
a) un proposition de trois pages maximum expliquant votre thématique (en format PDF);
b) un CV récent (format PDF) incluant votre date de naissance, votre lieu de travail et de résidence ;
c) une proposition préliminaire de programmation, de publication, de colloque,
d’événements spéciaux, d’activités éducatives et de diffusion (format PDF);
d) deux textes publiés (format PDF)
e) bibliographie sélective (format PDF);
f) votre dossier de presse si disponible (format PDF);
g) Un maximum de 10 images d’oeuvres que vous souhaitez présenter au MPM (ou des vues d’installation, esquisses ou maquettes d’installation des oeuvres en cours de production), de qualité répondant aux paramètres techniques indiqués plus bas et la liste des crédits photographiques ;
h) les noms et coordonnées de deux répondants familiers avec votre travail dans ce domaine.

Tous les documents textes devront être en formats PDF. Chaque image devra être en format JPG (couleur RGB) ou en format PDF (Mac). N’envoyez pas plus de 5 images par courriel (maximum 500k pour chacune d’elles). N’envoyez pas de document lourd par courriel, tel qu’une vidéo. Chaque courriel ne devrait pas dépasser 2 MB.

Le projet proposé devra mettre de l’avant les pratiques actuelles en photographie contemporaine et démontrer que le thème choisi est susceptible de se déployer dans plusieurs lieux d’exposition et dans les divers événements spéciaux associés à la 12e édition. Une bonne connaissance des pratiques locales, nationales et internationales devra être démontrée. LES ENTREVUES ET LA SÉLECTION FINALE AURONT LIEU AU MOIS DE SEPTEMBRE 2009. LE MOIS DE LA PHOTO À MONTRÉAL SE RÉSERVE LE DROIT DE PROLONGER LA DURÉE DE CET APPEL DE CANDIDATURES

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Appel aux artistes
et artisanes alternatives :

BOOM-CHIX-A-BOOM #8 !
Vente trottoir sur Saint-Laurent
Jeudi 20 août au dimanche 23 août 2009

La Centrale vous invite à participer à la 8e édition de Boom-Chix-A-Boom qui se déroulera pendant la troisième vente de trottoir de la saison sur la Main, du jeudi 20 au dimanche 23 août 2009!!! En tant que centre d’artiste féministe, La Centrale est fière d’offrir, une fois de plus, une alternative aux activités commerciales du Boulevard Saint-Laurent.

Pour participer à cette 8e édition, voici les différentes possibilités qui vous sont offertes :

1. Location de tables
Comme à l’habitude, nous vous offrons la possibilité d’infiltrer la vente trottoir de façon abordable. Notre Boom Bazaar met une dizaine de tables de vente par jour à votre disposition devant la galerie. Chaque table mesure environ 3’X3′ et vous est offerte pour un maigre 15$ (10$ pour les membres) par jour. Les places sont limitées; réservez rapidement votre table pour profiter de ces journées ultra-achalandées sur la Main! Dans votre demande, n’oubliez pas de mentionner le type de marchandise que vous offrirez, le ou les jours qui vous intéressent ainsi que votre numéro de téléphone.

2. Interventions/actions/performances/musique
La Centrale met également à votre disposition l’espace extérieur devant la galerie pour toute action/intervention ou performance que vous aimeriez réaliser ou expérimenter. La Main fermée [aux voitures] offre un contexte particulièrement inspirant et stimulant, s’adressant à un public large et diversifié! L’interactivité est la bienvenue! Nous offrons un support technique pour vos actions et performances. Envoyez-nous vos propositions!

3. Ateliers
Les ateliers sont aussi les bienvenus. Nous mettrons des tables à votre disposition et certains matériaux (ciseaux, exactos, ruban, etc). Parmi les ateliers offerts dans le passé, nous comptons des ateliers de dessin, de sérigraphie, d’objets de peluche, de «stencil-art» et plus!

Date limite!
Vous avez jusqu’au 7 août 2009 pour nous faire parvenir vos projets d’interventions/performances et d’ateliers. Réservez vos tables dès maintenant, car la location se fera selon un principe de première arrivée, première servie.

Laissez aller votre imagination et proposez-nous vos projets extra-ordinaires qui viendront contraster et questionner l’ordre commercial régnant traditionnellement sur la Main!

[La programmation complète de la 8e édition de Boom-Chix-A-Boom sera envoyée à notre liste d’envoi et sera disponible sur notre site web à partir du 10 août.]

Faites circuler cet appel S.V.P.!!!

Merci et à très bientôt,

Roxanne et Florence

514.871.0268
programmation [arobas] lacentrale [point] org

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L’Atelier Circulaire invite les artistes à soumettre un dossier pour son programme d’artistes en résidence 2010-2011
La date limite est le 15 octobre 2009.
Tous les détails sur le document pdf ci-joint ou sur notre site web : http://www.atelier-circulaire.qc.ca/act_residences_fr.html

Volet artistes professionnels

Date limite : 15 octobre 2009

La résidence inclut :
– accès aux ateliers pour une durée consécutive d’un mois;
– cachet d’artiste de 600$;
– un cachet de 100$ pour l’achat de matériel au magasin de l’atelier;
– aide technique d’un imprimeur et/ou encadrement professionnel.

Les candidats intéressés doivent soumettre un dossier comprenant :
– 10 à 15 images JPEG accompagnées d’une liste descriptive
[ fichiers compatibles MAC, RVB d’environ 1024 x 768 dpi ];
– un curriculum vitae;
– un court texte de démarche artistique;
– une description du projet à réaliser;
– une enveloppe pré-affranchie pour le retour du dossier.

Il y aura une sélection par jury. Les réponses seront communiquées par courriel avant février 2010.

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Bonjour,

Vous trouverez ci-joint le communiqué détaillant « Stanley Revisité/Revisited 2009 : Concours d’arts visuels et multimédias » organisé par Kanva. http://www.kanva.ca/stanley2009/

Ce concours rejoint les artistes, architectes, graphistes, designers et étudiants afin de les inciter à s’interroger sur les liens tissés entre le présent et le passé, le traditionnel et le contemporain dans le contexte d’une métropole en constante évolution. Ces thématiques gravitent autour d’un projet architectural en rénovation et agrandissement, au sein du Golden Square Mile. Dix artistes-lauréats devront s’inspirer afin de réaliser une œuvre.

Nous aimerions diffuser cet appel de candidature à travers différentes plateformes de communication. Ainsi, nous vous envoyons ce communiqué pour que vous puissiez le poster sur votre site web afin de rejoindre la communauté culturelle et artistique de Montréal. Les modalités du concours seront disponibles sur notre site web (www.kanva.ca/stanley2009). La date limite pour la soumission de dossiers de candidat(e)s intéressé(e)s est le 24 juillet 2009. Si vous avez des questions ou besoin de précisions, n’hésitez surtout pas à me rejoindre au bureau.

Nous serions reconnaissants si vous pouviez nous tenir au courant de la plateforme de diffusion que vous allez utiliser afin que nous puissions transmettre l’information aux participants.

Nous vous remercions pour votre appui.

Sincèrement,

Anna Rocki
KANVA ARCHITECTURE
4060 boul. St-Laurent #305
Montreal, QC. H2W 1Y9
t:514.844.9779
f:514.844.3858
www.kanva.ca

2. Appels d’ailleurs

DEADLINE: MID OCTOBER, 2009 (EXACT DATE TBA)

SNAP welcomes submissions from artists, collectives, and collaborations etc, practicing in all print and print-related mediums. SNAP’s Main Gallery Space is programmed through an annual call for submissions as well as through curated exhibitions.

The SNAP Gallery programs eight Main Gallery exhibitions every year. Programming is determined annually by jury from submissions.

SNAP Main Gallery Submission Requirements

Project proposals should consist of:

* 10 – 15 numbered high quality digital images on OSX Apple-Mac compatible disc (slides are not accepted)
* Corresponding image list indicating the artist’s name, title of work, media and date
* An artist statement which describes and contextualizes the work presented. (maximum 2 pages)
* C.V. (artist resume) (maximum 3 pages)
* A project proposal explaining the specifics of the proposed exhibition. (maximum 3 pages)
* 1 – 2 items of support materials as appropriate (DVD, Publications, Print Articles). These support items will not be returned.
* Please indicate which work will be included as well as any extraordinary assistance required, including technical support)

PLEASE NOTE:

A) Going forward SNAP will be accepting submissions ONLY IN ELECTRONIC FORM. Please send all written support as a single PDF and images in JPEG form on one CD. Please do not send any paper or include a return envelope. Please do not email submissions.

B) Digital images: Should be in JPEG format, 300 dpi and sized to 1000 pixels maximum on the longest side. File names should correspond to the image list.

TIPS:

* PLEASE DO NOT EMAIL SUBMISSIONS
* Please burn all materials to ONE disc: application form, PDF written support and JPEG images. An additional DVD may be submitted for video work, however please ensure this does not exceed 5 minutes in length.
* Proposals should be clearly and concisely written.
* Make sure that your name and the title of your project is clearly marked on each part of your submission, including all of your support material(s).
* Please do not send Powerpoint presentations, slides, printed images, or VHS tapes as these will not be reviewed.
* Do not send original works of art.
* Do not submit a website address in lieu of digital files.
* Please ensure images are high quality and large enough to permit viewing
* All digital information submitted as part or in support of your portfolio must be viewable on a Mac OS
* Due to the large volume of submissions, incomplete proposals or those that exceed the maximum number of requested pages/support material will not be reviewed.

For information regarding submissions and the review process, please contact SNAP staff.

Deadline for SNAP Main Gallery Submissions: mid October 2009 (exact date to be announced in 2009). *Please do not send submissions until the deadline date for 2009 has been announced.

Main Gallery Submissions should be addressed to:
Main Gallery Programming Committee
Society of Northern Alberta Print-artists (SNAP)
10309 – 97 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta, T5M 0M1, Canada

SNAP pays CAR/FAC fees.

For contact info click http://www.snapartists.com/html/contact/index.html

Click here for Snap Gallery floor plan PDF
http://www.snapartists.com/SNAP%20floorplan.pdf

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Digital’09: Mysteries in Science, New York
Deadline : August 3, 2009

11th International Digital Print Open Competition/Exhibition
will be held at the New York Hall of Science
October 3, 2009 – January 31, 2010
Organized by Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. (ASCI)

It seems that no matter how many breakthroughs there are in modern science, life in our universe and on planet Earth is still full of mystery. Questions abound and new fields of science are birthed to find answers, like biomimicry, astrophysics, nanoscience, neurobiology, biomedicine, systems science, and others. Along with these efforts, come the invention of new tools and technologies to assist scientists in their research quests, like the Hubble Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. Scientists are obsessed with answering profound and fundamental questions about the origins of the universe and how to increase the human lifespan, while others grapple with solving our complex environmental problems that eminently threaten our very survival. Many scientific questions and paradoxes still exist… fascinating grist for the imagination of artists and scientists alike!

ASCI invites artists to share their digital prints about mysteries or intrigues in science, 2-d thought-experiments, or perhaps fantasies about scientific theories in physics like quantum mechanics and string theory.

ENTRY DETAILS:
http://www.asci.org/artikel1041.html

ASCI’s PAST DIGITAL PRINT EXHIBITIONS:
http://www.asci.org/artikel62…html

ASCI’S SUPPORT OF DIGITAL PRINTS:
ASCI was one of the first organizations in the world to recognize the digital print as a valid fine art product in 1998 by organizing an afternoon panel discussion, “Collectibility & the Digital Print.” The event was held in The Great Hall at Cooper Union, New York City, in conjunction with ASCI’s first international digital print competition-exhibition. http://www.asci.org/Digital98/digipanel.html

ABOUT ASCI
Founded in 1988, Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. (ASCI) is an international, nonprofit organization based in New York City. Its mission is to raise public awareness about artists and scientists using science and technology to explore new forms of creative expression, and to increase communication and collaboration between these fields. Explore our extensive archives of past Exhibitions, Featured Members, ASCI Members’ News and Homepages Listing, and discover the amazing resource information in our monthly ASCI eBulletin . ASCI has an open membership with modest dues.

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aceart
Annual Call for Submissions – Regular Programming
Due: Post marked no later than August 1, 2009

Regular Programming is created through submissions that seek the support of aceartinc’s facilities and services for public presentation. aceartinc is dedicated to cultural diversity in its programming and to this end encourages applications from contemporary artists and curators identifying as members of GLBT (gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered), Aboriginal (status, non-status, Inuit and Metis) and all other culturally diverse communities. aceartinc encourages proposals from individuals, groups and collectives in all visual arts media.

Regular Programming submissions are solicited through a general annual national call with a deadline of August 1st.

The Selection Committee reviews submissions within the context of aceartinc’s mandate and goals and makes recommendations to the board within 4 weeks of the deadline. [The Selection Committee is comprised of the Programming Coordinator, 1-2 Board Members, and 2 Community Members.]

The program is based on aceartinc ’s available material or personnel resources. aceartinc will pay CARCC fees to artists exhibiting through Regular Programming. Travel and accommodation, one-way shipping and per-diems will be provided where funding permits. aceartinc produces invitations and media release documents, maintains a Critical Distance writing program for response to projects, and documents all projects digitally and in other media as appropriate. Please call (204) 944-9763 or email the gallery if you require other assistance regarding your submission.

http://www.aceart.org/wordpress/current.php

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The Fifth Curator – International Curatorial Competition
Deadline : 4 September, 2009

The British Council is launching an innovative programme to find an international curator to select its final exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery.

Following on the heels of Michael Craig-Martin, Jeremy Deller, Nicholas Penny and Paula Rego, a fifth curator is to be selected through an imaginative competition for curators worldwide.

The Fifth Curator competition is a unique new opportunity for an aspiring curator to select an exhibition of works from the British Council Collection. We are looking for someone who is based permanently outside the UK, who believes they have the passion and knowledge to be a leading curator. The winning curator will be given unlimited access to the Collection, which includes over 8500 key works of British art and the resulting exhibition will be shown at the prestigious Whitechapel in the vibrant East end of London in April 2010.

The Fifth Curator exhibition will be the fifth and final exhibition in a series of five exhibitions showcasing the British Council Collection in the Whitechapel Gallery. Artist Michael Craig-Martin selected the first exhibition Passports – Great Early Buys from the British Council Collection, focusing on some of the most prescient acquisitions in the Collection’s long history.

‘My selection of works for this exhibition barely scratches the surface of the Collection. For every work I felt able to include there were half a dozen I had to leave out… This is a collection that contains hidden treasures, many of which I know will be included in subsequent exhibitions of this series.’ (Michael Craig-Martin)

The British Council Collection is widely regarded as one of the greatest collections of modern and contemporary British art in the world. It includes over 8500 works by artists living or working in Britain, and the majority of the works are shown in exhibitions around the world. The series of exhibitions at the Whitechapel Gallery marks a rare opportunity to view works from the Collection in the UK.

For The Fifth Curator exhibition, aspiring curators from outside the United Kingdom are invited to submit an exhibition proposal which features works drawn exclusively from the British Council Collection. We particularly encourage new views and fresh perspectives on the Collection, as these are vital to ongoing debates about British art within an international context.

In November 2009, six short-listed applicants will be invited to London to take part in a week of professional development with the Visual Arts Department of the British Council. During this week, applicants will be encouraged to refine their proposals with the advice, guidance and resources of the Visual Arts team and they will be given the opportunity to visit the Whitechapel gallery to view the proposed exhibition space and meet with the Whitechapel curatorial team. At the end of the week, the winning proposal will be selected by a panel of senior art world figures at a special presentation dinner.

The Fifth Curator competition forms part of the British Council’s ongoing commitment to promote the Collection to new audiences, both in the UK and worldwide and to engage aspiring curatorial talent with one of Britain’s finest collections of British Art.
Full details of the competition, including details of how to apply, can be found at: http://collection.britishcouncil.org/about/news/2210/2212.

For further enquiries please contact Emma [point] Williams [arobas] britishcouncil [point] org

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City of Zurich Europaallee Art Project presents Curator Competition

City of Zurich Europaallee Art Project presents Curator Competition
Deadline : 14 August 2009

Task
Central aim of the competition is to work with the world of art to develop the new « Europaallee » district and raise it to internationally comparable standards. In the first phase of the venture, a curator with a master plan for further art projects will be appointed. He or she will then supervise – both conceptually and in the implementation – a second phase which will consist of various art competitions based on his/her original curator concept.

http://www.stadt-zuerich.ch/wettbewerbe

Contracting Authority
Department of Urban Development / City of Zurich as commissioned by the Department of Civil Engineering / City of Zurich

Procedure
Curator competition in a selective procedure (pre-qualification) for 5 – 7 curators.
Process language is German.

Members of the jury / ex officio
– Ruth Genner, Principal of the Department of City Engineering and Waste Management
– Katrin Jaggi, Department of Urban Development
– Andreas Steiger, SBB Real Estate
– Kees Christiaanse, urban planner and architect
– Stefan Rotzler, landscape architect
– Mireille Blatter Mathys, Department of Urban Development (alternative delegate)
– Christine Bräm, Department of City Engineering and Waste Management (alternative delegate)

Members of the jury / specialists
– Dorothea Strauss, Chair of Ag KiöR (presentation, casting vote) *
– Pietro Mattioli, artist
– Jacqueline Burckhardt, curator
– Art Mediator N.N.
– Christoph Rütimann, artist
– Bettina Burkhardt, Manager of Ag KiöR (alternative delegate)
– Simon Maurer, Director of Helmhaus Museum, Ag KiöR (alternative delegate)

Schedule

Pre-qualification 26 June 2009
Submission of application documents 14 August 2009
Curator selection September 2009
Budget and documents October 2009
Submission curator concepts January 2010
Evaluation March 2010

Pre-qualification documents
The competition documents can be downloaded from 26 June 2009 onwards at
http://www.stadt-zuerich.ch/wettbewerbe

Issuing department
Department of Urban Development / City of Zurich,
Lindenhofstrasse 19
PO Box
Ch-8021 Zürich
Contact: Mireille Blatter: +41 (0) 44 412 2657

* Ag KiöR = Art in Public Spaces Forum

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TELL MUM EVERYTHING IS OK est une revue photographique aléatoire. Conçue comme un fanzine, avec des moyens limités et beaucoup de bricolage, TMEIO a pour ambition de proposer une vision alternative à la pratique photographique dominante. Cette revue est l’occasion de découvrir de nouveaux auteurs sur des thématiques toujours différentes.

TMEIO est basée sur un principe de participation active : les lecteurs sont aussi ceux qui fabriquent la revue.
TELL MUM EVERYTHING IS OK

Le thème retenu pour cet appel à participer est :

OUTSIDERS

Nous acceptons les images numériques mais accordons davantage d’intérêt aux clichés argentiques.

Tous les formats sont acceptés. Peu importe la technique utilisée, seule l’image compte.
Le thème est suffisamment vague pour que vous puissiez présenter les images qui vous ont marqué, celles qui ont une histoire ou qui représentent un instant fort à vos yeux.

Envoyez des images avec une haute résolution.
Il n’y a pas de limites pour soumettre ses images.

Pour proposer vos images, rendez-vous directement sur notre page FLICKR à cette adresse :
http://www.flickr.com/groups/tellmumeverythingisok/

To submit your pictures, come on our FLICKR’s group :
http://www.flickr.com/groups/tellmumeverythingisok/

DEADLINE: 21 NOVEMBRE 2009
http://www.tellmumeverythingisok.com/

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Call for Entry: Rotunda Gallery 2010 Exhibitions at City Hall , Kitchener, Ontario

Visual artists with professional curricula vitae are invited to submit exhibition proposals for the Rotunda Gallery’s 2010 schedule. Proposals must be received by Thursday, September 17, 2009 at 4 p.m. Please visit http://www.kitchener.ca/visiting_kitchener/rotunda_exhibition.html for details and submission requirements.

The exhibition program at the Rotunda Gallery supports professional contemporary practice in the visual arts. To promote the local development of visual arts, artists from Waterloo region are given preference. Proposals are selected by a jury of visual arts professionals, and are reviewed for artistic merit, professional credentials, and innovative concept.

Contact:

Carrie Kozlowski
Program Assistant, Arts and Culture Unit
Community Services Department, City Hall
200 King Street West, 7th Floor
Kitchener, ON N2G 4G7
ph: 519-741-2912
fax: 519-741-2723
tty/textnet: 1-866-969-9994

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CALL TO ARTISTS: NEW MEDIA, NO BOUNDARIES

Deadline for submissions: September 25, 2009

VisArts at Rockville (an innovative art center in the Washington DC Metropolitan Region) is seeking works of art that use new media and technology to eliminate psychological or physical boundaries; and, challenge a gallery’s role as mediator between artworks and viewers. New media and technology have the power to eliminate conventional, artistic boundaries. Interactive art, for example, encourages viewers to complete the artwork by actively transforming it visually and conceptually. Artwork can be exhibited remotely, with only the concept (rather than the physical object) in a gallery. Likewise, a viewer may experience a work of art even if they are not in the gallery with the object. Works considered: Artwork with at least one component that uses an electrical and/or battery power source, and created in the past three years. The work does not have to be a physical, gallery object. For more information / to apply go to www.visartscenter.org and click on the link in the Exhibition menu. A PDF Entry Form is also attached and available here http://visartscenter.org/mediacallforentry.pdf

Exhibition Dates: December 3, 2009 – February 14, 2010

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CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST IN PUBLIC ART – BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA
Deadline 10 August 2009
The Public Art Unit, Project Services, is calling for Expressions of Interest from artists to design and install a public artwork in a new park at Kangaroo Point. An opportunity exists to create a large scale site specific sculpture to become a key focal point of the park. The sculpture will be reflective of the history of Queensland and serve as a positive symbol for the future.
Read On

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Submissions

rubric works on an open submission basis, with all works reviewed by an editorial panel and selected on merit alone, as such we ask for no CVs to be included with submissions. We are interested in receiving works which utilise the potential of a journal format to engage with the particular thematic.

All forms of work will be considered whether visual, text based, or other media.

To submit to rubric please send us:

* Written submissions (as a rough guide 2000 words maximum, we will consider more if it is critical to content.) Please submit either a Word document (.doc or .docx), a PDF file, or in .rtf format. Citations should be included as footnotes, a guide to rubric’s preferred formatting can be found here.

* Image submissions (300 dpi, preferably JPEG or PDF format.) The work should be formatted so as to fit A5 (210mm x 148.5mm) for a single page or A4 (297mm x 210mm) for a double page spread. Include relevant written material if desired.

* Other media. We are interested in expanding the possibilities of digital content, and exploring the crossover between digital and print editions. As such we are inviting submissions for work which bridges the gap between these modes of dissemination. Submissions should include an outline of the work plus any relevant supporting material.

Submissions should be sent via email to submissions [arobas] rubricjournal [point] org – if the file is too big to be sent by webmail, you can use mailbigfile.

We also accept submissions via post; the submitted work should adhere to the formatting guidelines above and be provided on CD/DVD. For more information please contact submissions [arobas] rubricjournal [point] org.

Please include the title of the issue you are responding to with all submissions.
http://www.rubricjournal.org/submissions.html

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Invitation for participation in:

NOPERFORMANCE

A traveling show of Performance Works never realized

during August 2009.

CONCEPT

A show of performance works that never were realized because of practical, economical, institutional or personal reasons or censure in any way or any other reason – NOPERFORMANCE.

BASE

The majority of all the performances will never be realized depending on many different reasons. The world only knows about the presented performance works but not about the NOPERFORMANCES.

A NOPERFORMANCE could be a performance works that was never presented or realized because:

– it was not possible to fund

– was censored

– for practical reasons: not enough space, technical problems etc.

– for personal reasons

– or just did not have energy enough to make reality of the idea

Anything goes. Think creatively!

Not to forget the contradiction of that performance works never presented or realized will be shown in several countries.

STRUCTURE OF PRESENTATIONS

The show will be presented in a numbre of sites in Latin America during August 2009. The installation and presentation of the show in each site will have the same characters as a performance:

– limited in time: could be limited to 15 min or 1 hour or one evening or a day or two. Depending on each context.

– site specific: the presentation of the show will be adapted and changed according to each site, everything from gallery, culture centre, artist studios etc.

EXAMPLES OF EARLIER EXPERIMENTAL PERFORMANCE EXHIBITIONS

http://kuradoriahenrikhedinge.blogspot.com/2009/04/uber-art-exhibit.html
http://kuradoriahenrikhedinge.blogspot.com/2008/06/21-artists-from-21-countris.html
Still missing a lot of text.

PRESENTATION OF THE NOPERFORMANCE WORKS

In general the base for the presentations is A4 printed in colour or black&white.

Video or sound recordings will not be possible to show in all the sites, maybe in some of them. Printable matter is preferred.

One show will be produced that will be moved between the different sites.

No of your work will be presented on internet apart from general photos of the show.

MATERIAL WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

Drawings, sketches, notes, maquetes, correspondence, discussions, official documents, research photos, applications, registers of chats or emails, photos of the place very the performance was imagined or planned …

We accept all types of documents of text, photos and graphics.

We accept material in any language.

You email and we print.

Send material to henrik [point] hedinge [arobas] gmail [point] com.

If heavier then 20 MB, send via for example www.yousendit.com or www.megaupload.com

FINANCING OF THE PROJECT

Well we don’t really have any funding but since Henrik is going to travel back to Sweden from the south of Latin America he is going to pass at least Asunción, several cities in Bolivia, Lima and Caracas anyway.

We will print one set of the exhibition and Henrik will bring it with him on his journey northward presentation the show in collaboration with galleries, art centres, other artists… on the way north.

For the prints we use personal money or local sponsors.

IF ANY MORE QUESTIONS:

Mail to Henrik [point] Heding [arobas] gmail [point] com

or MSN hedinge [arobas] yahoo [point] se

Feel free start sending materials so that we can start to discuss what you have and what we can show:)

WHO IS HENRIK HEDINGE?

Young Swedish performance artist with several curatorial experiments regarding how to present performance in different ways.

http://HenrikHedinge.blogspot.com
http://KuradoriaHenrikHedinge.blogspot.com

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Buddies in Bad Times Theatre seeks submissions for

THE 31st RHUBARB FESTIVAL

Feb 10 – 28, 2010
Festival Director Erika Hennebury

Call for Submissions for 2010
DEADLINE: 5PM, Friday July 31, 2009

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre is currently seeking submissions of new, original, contemporary theatre, performance and dance for our 31st Rhubarb Festival.

Visit us online for details at artsexy.ca

RISK RIOT REJUVENATION

For over 30 years The Rhubarb Festival has offered Toronto artists a critic-free environment to experiment with new theatrical explorations. First produced by Buddies in 1979, Rhubarb is more than a festival; it is a commentary on theatre – on how we create it, on how we present it, and on how we experience it. Here we allow the artist and the idea to be the centre of attention. The trappings of traditional theatre are purged in favour of a stripped-down approach, where inspiration and invention are genesis. Rhubarb encourages established artists to take new risks and emerging artists to explore the medium of performance creation in a safe, inspired space.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:

* Submissions delivered by or post-marked up to July 31, 2009 will be accepted.
* Proposed performances may be no longer than 25 minutes in length.
* Works submitted must be new, never previously produced and original.
* Submissions must submitted in hard copy only and must be accompanied by and 2010 Rhubarb Festival Application Form (available online at www.artsexy.ca ).
* Fax or email submissions will not be accepted.
* Late submissions may not be considered.

Please mail or drop off submissions to:
Erika Hennebury, Rhubarb Festival Director
Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
12 Alexander Street, Toronto ON M4Y 1B4
For further information please contact: Erika Hennebury, erika [arobas] artsexy [point] ca

Buddies In Bad Times Theatre
artsexy.ca

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Invitation to International Pre-Qualification: Bergen Bybane Art Project Strømmen (Norway)
July 2009

Bergen Bybane Art Project Strømmen
Bybanen is a light-rail system under construction in the city of Bergen, Norway.
On behalf of the City of Bergen Public Art Commission, the Committee for Bergen Bybane Art Program invites Norwegian and international artists to express their interest in a closed competition for a water and/or light-based work. This project is supported by KORO (Public Art Norway) through its public space program.

In this project the Committee has chosen to emphasize its overriding vision and the prime motive for the construction of Bybanen; a vision prioritizing sustainable local and global development. This is the first project of an art program that will encompass both permanent and temporary art works along Bybanen’s route.

Project A1, Strømmen: The Committee envisions a water and/or light-based work. Water and light are intrinsically associated with the project’s theme; furthermore, they provide references both to Bergen’s historical connection to the sea and to the significance of light for our part of the world. Both elements evoke positive associations which will be experienced as invigorating in their own right. Bybanen’s station here lies at the northern bridgehead of Old Nygård Bridge. The art here will be seen and experienced by those waiting at this stop.

Presentations in the prequalification round must not exceed 10 pages. This must include a CV, a description of relevant competence and documentation of earlier projects. See full submission details at the following links: http://www.bybanen.no/index.cfm?id=170586 and www.koro.no , English version.

Write “Bybanen, Project Strommen” on the envelope and send it to:
Bergen Kommune,
Bergen kommunes fond til kunstnerisk utsmykning av byen,
v/ Grete Riis,
Postboks 7700,
N – 5020 Bergen
Norway

Deadline: 15. September 2009
http://www.bybanen.no/index.cfm?id=170586

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10th Annual Hard Liquor and Porn Film Festival | CALL FOR FILMS | SEP 1

We are currently taking submissions for the 10th annual Hard
Liquor and Porn Film Festival being held October 2009 in
Toronto and Montreal.

Festival Dates/locations:
> >Saturday October 17, 2009 – Bloor Cinema Toronto
> >Saturday October 24, 2009 – Montreal – venue TBA

This is a comedy short film festival for naughty, racy and
sometimes raunchy short films. We can’t promise there will be
any real porn unless it’s hilarious. We are looking for funny and
creative short films about porn, sex and anything naughty.
Films may be any genre, medium or style. Live action
parodies, mockumentaries, music videos, animations, etc. are
all welcome. Our criteria is based on creativity, humour, visual
style, good story telling, etc.

Deadline September 1, 2009

http://hardliquorandporn.com

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The Canadian Film Institute, working in partnership with the International Polar Year, is seeking entries for the International Polar Year Film Festival. The International Polar Year is an event with over 60 countries involved in an intense program of scientific research focused on the Arctic and Antarctic.

This special film festival will bring together an international selection of works exploring the issues and activities of the International Polar Year. Ranging from educational works (documentaries, industrial films) to fiction films, the Festival will celebrate the rich diversity of the polar region, as well as examine the many challenges it faces in the 21^st Century.

The Canadian Film Institute, committed to programming a dynamic and diverse selection of works related to the representation of the Arctic, welcomes submissions from all film and video practices, including science and research.

The IPY Film Festival will take place from September 28-30 in the Auditorium of Library and Archives Canada in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Submissions must be sent in a playable DVD or video format (NTSC). Send submissions as soon as possible, as the process of selection is already underway. If possible, please include a director’s biography, filmography, a film still, contact information, and any other relevant information.

Send submissions to:

CANADIAN FILM INSTITUTE
2 Daly Avenue | Suite 120
Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
K1N 6E2
Tel: 613.232.6727
Fax: 613.232.6315
info [arobas] cfi-icf [point] ca

Contact Scott Birdwise of the Canadian Film Institute at birdwise [arobas] cfi-icf [point] ca for further information.

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Hello Artists,

We at 3rd Ward are pleased to announce our first ever GROUP SHOW Open Call for Photography. This call culminates in an AMAZING group exhibition of the top 25 submissions – PLUS – one photographer will be awarded $500 & a 3rd Ward bike (www.3rdward.com/freebikes)! This is YOUR chance!

The Group Show at 3rd Ward

A search for the best emerging Photographers!

Submit Now: http://www.3rdward.com/fallgroupshow09/aw

Photography has been reinventing itself since its inception. From daguerreotypes to glass negatives, instant Polaroid film to unlimited digital shots, images are our reflections, our fantasies and our teachers. This competition is a search for the best new work from emerging photographers.

One photographer will be awarded $500 & a 3rd Ward bike and the top 25 photographers will receive:

– A group show in 3rd Ward’s gallery
– A feature in 3rd Ward’s Quarterly Publication
– 1-month Basic Membership at 3rd Ward with access to our four photo studios
– NYC wide exposure – post cards, flyers, press!

For this call we are joined by judges Peter van Agtmael, Magnum Photographer, Sean Fader, Photographer, FIT Professor & Solo Show Artist and Amani Olu, Co-founder & Executive Director of Humble Arts Foundation.

Submit Now: http://www.3rdward.com/fallgroupshow09/aw

Accepting Submissions Through August 7, 2009, 11:59 p.

Please feel free to forward and repost this email.

Love,

3rd Ward
www.3rdward.com
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3rd Ward
195 Morgan Avenue
Brooklyn New York 11237
United States

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The White Water Gallery : Call to Visual Artists, Deadline October 5
National Open Call for Submissions
The First White Water Gallery Annual National Juried Drawing Exhibition 2009

The White Water Gallery has been presenting contemporary art from across Canada for over 30 years. Expanding on this success, we are hosting our inaugural juried exhibition. In recent years drawing has redefined itself as one of the most open and adaptable forms of Contemporary art practice. Traditionally, drawing was limited to “work on paper”, but today, it encompasses an ever-expanding range of approaches and methods. White Water Gallery seeks works from across Canada which reconsiders traditional and contemporary approaches to drawing, as both an action and medium.

Jurors: Amanda Burk and Derek Liddington

Important Dates
Submission Deadline: Post-Marked by October 5th 2009
Dates of Exhibition: November 14th – December 12th 2009
Opening Reception: November 14th, 6 – 9pm.

Submission Criteria
All work must be unframed
All work submitted must be original. No prints or facsimiles.
There are no size constraints for submissions.
Only Two submissions per artist will be accepted into the jurying process. Shipping and return shipping costs are at the artist’s expense. (Shipping with Canada Post express post tubes is an affordable method of shipping.) The gallery assumes no responsibility for the return of work that arrives without return postage.
All work must be clearly labelled with the artist’s name, title, date, and medium.

*Artists will be notified upon acceptance of their work. For work not accepted into the final selection, artwork will be returned promptly (providing return postage has been provided).

Entry Fee
An entry fee of $25 is required to cover the expenses directly related to presenting this exhibition. This fee is non-refundable and must be received prior to the submission deadline, Oct 5th 2009. This fee may be paid by cheque made payable to “White Water Gallery” or by VISA or Mastercard through PayPal. This $25 fee covers the entry of up to two works per artist.

Send your submission to:
White Water Gallery
National Juried Drawing Exhibition
101 Main St. E.
P.O. Box 1491
North Bay ON
P1B1A9

Publication
A black and white catalogue will be produced documenting the exhibition and giving equal representation to each work accepted into the show. Please include a brief biography and artist statement for publication purposes. Due to space constraints, please keep your total word count for both your biography and artist statement under 600 words combined. We will be photographing all pieces that are accepted into the exhibition for the exhibition catalogue. We assume that by submitting an entry to the show, you are consenting to have your work documented for the purposes of the catalogue. Please provide written notice if you do not consent to having your work documented.

Selling your work
If you wish to have your work for sale, please specify your sale amount, terms and contact preferences. We can present sale information to interested parties but we do not handle actual money exchanges. White Water Gallery does not take commission from any sales. Works without the terms of sale clearly outlined will be assumed to be not for sale (NFS).

Awards
First Prize Juried Award – $500
2 Juror’s Choice Awards – $250
And More…

For more information please contact the White Water Gallery:
Hours of Operation: Tuesday – Friday 3pm – 7pm & Saturday 12 – 7pm
Phone: (705) 476-2444
Email: info [arobas] whitewatergallery [point] com

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Artists’ Residency at NaREC
http://www.narec.co.uk/main/st3118

AV Festival, in partnership with Inspire Northumberland, seek to appoint an artist
in residence at NaREC, the centre of excellence for new and renewable energy
technologies in North East England, based in Blyth, Northumberland.

The residency will provide an opportunity for an artist to carry out new research
and share ideas in response to one or more areas of sustainable energy technolology
undertaken by NaREC, which are: Marine Renewables, Offshore Wind, Advanced
Photovoltaics, Low Carbon/Distributed energy and Electrical Networks. The fee for
the residency is £10,000.

The residency is open to any professional artist working within or outside the UK
and can be worked flexibly between September – February 2010 as part of AV Festival
10.

The artist will be invited to give a public presentation about the residency
as part of AV Festival 10 which has the theme of energy. The festival dates are
5 – 14 March 2010 and it will take place across Newcastle, Gateshead,
Middlesbrough and Sunderland.

Deadline for proposals: 9am, 22 July 2009
Shortlisting: 24 July 2009
Interviews: 5 August 2009

Download the Residency Brief.
http://static.avfestival.co.uk/opportunities/NaREC_residency.pdf

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS: art.tech at the Lab
http://www.thelab.org/
DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: 5PM, WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2009

art.tech is a 5-day festival of art, performance, sound, workshops, demos and lectures. It focuses on cutting-edge artistic experiments created with, related to and about technology. Parties interested in participating can and should propose:

* Workshops
* Demos
* Art installations
* Sound installations
* Performances
* Talks
* Interactive experiences
* Games
* Experimentation is our organizing principle. Please surprise and delight us by suggesting something not listed above.

Expansions of these categories are encouraged. Partnerships with organizations/corporations/collectives are welcome. Open source principles are our guidestar. Ideally over the course of the 5 days the inner workings of every project onsite will be explained and/or demonstrated in some way.

This 5-day exhibition and event series is open to work in all media including: video, installation, painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, sound/audio, performance, social practice projects and interventions, games, web-based projects and hybrid forms. Site specific, virtual and offsite project proposals are welcome. Installations can be permanent or temporary. Workshops & demos could potentially take place at any time over the 5 days. MORE >>
http://rhizome.org/announce/view/53540

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS: VIDEOKILLS In:VAF

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONSS: JULY 26, 2009

VIDEOKILLS presents… its first International Video Art Festival 2009 The festival will showcase works from international artists in the form of video installations, video art, experimental, narrative and documentary short films. In addition, we will host a Skype symposium series where scholars and video artists from around the world will lecture and participate in panel discussions on a wide range of topics from art to technology. There are also a series of workshops scheduled to coincide with symposium topics, focusing on techniques and innovation. The philosophy of VIDEOKILLS and the International Video Arts Festival is accessibility, open exchange of art and ideas, and a dedication to the preservation, invention and evolution of the medium of video art. The Festival will take place from the 26th-30th August 2009. The location is STATTBAD, an indoor swimming complex, erected in 1907 but which has been idle for the past eight years. The STATTBAD is currently being transformed into a multi-use space for concerts, festivals, and myriad other events. For further information please view the attached PDF.

INTERESTED IN SUBMITTING? Please head to the website www.thepostraum.com to download the entry form.

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Box shock is a contemporary art event which will take place in October 09 in Milano and its province. It presents contemporary art works through innovative exhibition spaces which include ContainerArt, MindCube, and MuseoLabirinto. MuseoLabirinto will occur in a Self Storage transformed into a labirynth of art installations. MindCubes will be distributed in interesting spaces throughout the city. We are evaluating installations to insert within these venues, in particular for the MindCubes and the MuseoLabirinto. For brief on MindCube (www.mindcube.info): www.box.net/shared/jl19hyhy1e For brief on ContainerArt (www.containerart.org): www.containerart.org/eng/ContainerArt_brief_eng..zip For brief on MuseoLabirinto: www.box.net/shared/unia24xhjt Deadline for the receipt of projects is July 28th, MindCubes can be provided to artists for installation starting August 1st. You can send projects or enquiries at : projects [arobas] beautyinside [point] it

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Akiyoshidai International Art Village (AIAV), Japan
Deadline: 31th August, 2009

Akiyoshidai International Art Village(AIAV) is an Art institution run by Yamaguchi Prefecture in Japan.
We’ve been driven International Artist in Residence Program since we’ve established in 1998 as one of the pioneer and leading institution for Artist in Residence Program in Japan.
We’re pleased to announce that we just started the call for applications to trans_2009-2010; International Artist in Residence Support Program.
“trans_2009-2010 Residence Support Program” is carried out with the aim of supporting young artists’ experimental artistic activities, beyond the borders of art disciplines and nationalities. The artists will be carefully selected by the Selection Committee of the Residence Support Program of Akiyoshidai International Art Village. During the residency period, artists will create ideas and works in collaboration with AIAV curatorial staff. We strongly hope that resident artists will actively communicate with local people in Yamaguchi, tackling many kinds of projects. For instance, we could offer workshops, lectures, school visits, exhibitions, and so on.

[Residency period]
January 10 – March 20, 2010 [70days]

[Acceptable applicants]
Young and emerging artists [no limitations on discipline or specific age (individual/group)]
2 artists living abroad, 1 artist living in Japan or living abroad with Japanese Nationality

[Conditions for application]
Artists who are able to stay in the art village for the designated period of time.
Artists who are able to publish the results of his or her residence activities such as exhibitions, performances, concerts or presentations and so on.
Artists who are to communicate with local people, including joining in the exchange program such as talks, lectures, workshops, school visits.
Artists who are able to speak English.
Artists who are willing to cooperate with the publicity efforts of AIAV and cooperate with the documentation of their working process.
Artists who are willing to offer the education program at universities and schools in Yamaguchi.

[Support]
Round trip transportation fee from your address to the Akiyoshidai International Art Village. (The fare will be calculated based on the standard set by AIAV)
Accomodation in AIAV
Studio(There are various types of studios.The allocation of studio is decided by AIAV.)
Expenses for creative activities = 230,000 yen(individual) / 280,000 yen(group) *This amount will be assessed according to financial situation of the institution.
Per diem = 2,800yen × day *This amount will be assessed according to financial situation of the institution.
Accident insurance. (This is for basic injury, so prepare your own insurance for other kinds of coverage.)

[How to apply]
Applicants should make a photocopy of the attached application form or reproduce the same form and fill in the required details.
(Form is downloadable at http://www.aiav.jp, http://www.aiav.jp/programs/2009/trans_09/
Attach your CV in English (a typed detailed profile) and enclose the items that explain your work (cf. See the application sheet).
If you have publications on your work, please attach them.
*Please understand that the items you submit cannot be returned.
*We will not accept the application via e-mail / telephone / FAX.
*Collected private information of applicants is used only within the bounds of the residence program.

[Deadline]
Applications must be received by 31th August, 2009.
*Application forms received after the deadline date will not be accepted.
*Application forms will also not be accepted if there is a misrepresentation or if required information is missing from the application form.

[Result]
Results will be announced in the beginning of November, 2009
*The results will be given to all the applicants. A total of 3 artists (individual/group) will be selected.

[Applications & Inquiries should be addressed to]

Akiyoshidai International Art Village Residence Support Program:Trans_2009-2010
50 Akiyoshi, Shuho-cho, Mine-city, Yamaguchi 754-0511 Japan
TEL +81-(0)837-63-0020 FAX +81-(0)837-63-0021
e-mail:trans2009 [arobas] aiav [point] jp URL:http://www.aiav.jp
※Application forms are downloadable.

[Organizations]
Organized by Akiyoshidai International Art Village
Supported by Yamaguchi prefecture, The Yamaguchi board of education, Mine city, Mine city board of education

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Hadassah-Brandeis Institute (HBI) Artist-in-Residency Program – 2010
Deadline: August 24, 2009

The HBI Artist-in-Residence Program provides artists the opportunity to be in residence at Brandeis University while working on a significant artistic project in the field of Jewish women’s and gender studies, and to produce an exhibit for the Kniznick Gallery at the Women’s Studies Research Center (WSRC) at Brandeis University. The residency will be 3 – 4 weeks in length, and will take place in February. The exhibit will immediately follow and be on view for a minimum of 8 weeks.

http://www.brandeis.edu/hbi/

II Program structure
The accepted program recipient will receive a $750 weekly stipend, up to $3000, to support her/his work. In addition, recipient will have her/his own studio space at the Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandeis University and access to all available Brandeis University resources. The artist is responsible for food, travel, housing, and materials. A materials subsidy of $250 will be provided.

The Hadassah-Brandeis Institute’s role is:
to manage marketing and promotion of the show and related events,
to sponsor the costs associated with installation and de-installation of the show,
to subsidize cost of materials up to $250

The artist-in-residence is required
to be available/discuss their work/installation-in-progress with the public,
to give a public lecture/gallery talk
to lead a workshop and/or work collaboratively with a Brandeis class
to assist in development of accompanying materials

III Eligibility Requirements
There are no eligibility requirements. Applications (in English) from outside the United States are welcome.

IV Exhibit Criteria
We look for exhibitions that:
Are visually and artistically impressive and original
Are related to fresh ways of thinking about Jews and gender
Are international in nature
Ask important questions and provoke dialogue
Are related to research being produced and promoted by the HBI
Provide a context for education
Are appropriate in scale for the Kniznick Gallery Space
Include new work or previous work updated or adapted in a new way

Selection Process
The WSRC produces three to four shows every calendar year. One show/year is sponsored by the HBI and includes an artist residency. For the HBI show, we require the official application and proposal form. Proposal selection and decisions regarding exhibition content are made by the WSRC and HBI staff including Founding Director, Shula Reinharz, and Curator and Director of the Arts, Lisa Lynch. This process ensures that we are acting in line with our goals and our mission, and that we are showing art of a high caliber. It also ensures the feasibility and practicality of producing the show.

Proposals for the 2010 show are due on August 24, 2009. Final decisions will be made by October 1, 2009.

V Application Requirements
Please submit each of the following items:
Letter of introduction with your preferred dates of residence
Curriculum Vitae
Two professional letters of reference
HBI Artist-in-Residency Proposal form
Accompanying materials

VI Submitting Proposals & Deadline
A. MAIL TWO HARD COPY PROPOSALS TO:

Debby Olins
Program Manager
The Hadassah-Brandeis Institute
MS 079
Brandeis University
Waltham, MA 02454-9110

B. Proposal MUST also be sent AS AN E-MAIL ATTACHMENT IN MICROSOFT WORD to: dolins [arobas] brandeis [point] edu

C. Deadline: Postmarked by August 25, 2009

EACH PROPOSAL MUST BE COMPLETE.
INCOMPLETE PROPOSALS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

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CALL FOR ARTISTS: THE REYNOLDS-ALBERTA MUSEUM, WETASKIWIN

The Reynolds-Alberta Museum in Wetaskiwin, Alberta highlights the mechanical history of Transportation, Aviation, Agriculture and Industry in Alberta. We have recently reopened our gift shop after many years with an outside contractor and are in the process of locating new and interesting suppliers. We are looking for artists who are willing to consign items that would enhance our theme – more of a mechanical edge to their designs. Our summer season is our busiest for visitors but we are also looking at attracting a local cliental with an offering of unique Christmas gifts during our off season.

Melissa Daoust Coordinator, Public Programs Reynolds-Alberta Museum
Box 6360 Wetaskiwin, Alberta T9A 2G1
(780) 361-1351 / melissa [point] daoust [arobas] gov [point] ab [point] ca

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CALL FOR EXHIBITIONS: AIR TAIPEI, TAIWAN

DEADLINE: JULY 31, 2009

AIR Taipei consists of two sites, Taipei Artists Village (TAV) and Grass Mountain Artist Village (GAV). Its mission is to catalyze interaction between contemporary artists, the local community and the wider public and has been serving as a springboard for artists from the global as well as local artists since the establishment of TAV in 2001 which locates in the central of Taipei City. Commissioned by the Department of Cultural Affairs, Taipei City Government, in 2007 AIR Taipei undertook the management of GAV in Yangming Mountain which consists of 4 cottages once being used as the dormitory for the attendant staff of former presidency Chiang Kai-shek. AIR Taipei invites artists or curators (individuals or groups) from all levels of experience to submit exhibition proposals for realization in its gallery spaces, Barry Room of TAV and 92 Art Center of GAV, in 2010.

Admission to 2010 AIR Taipei Exhibition Program is based on review of applications by the AIR Taipei Admission Committee. Proposals must be original and conceived for AIR Taipei space i.e. may not have been realized in any other venue. Proposed exhibitions can be solo, two-person, or group and are open to all visual arts media. Proposals from 3 categories are requested in 2010:

1. Projects from Individual Artists or Teams, including artists, curators or researchers’ with a professional background in any media or discipline. This also includes artists who work/collaborate across more than one discipline.
2. Projects from Creative Industry,including designers, researchers or administrators of fashion, industrial/product design, art market, cultural heritage, publishing and cultural tourism etc.
3. Projects from Interdisciplinary and Business-Arts Collaboration – including interdisciplinary collaboration between arts disciplines, and all business- arts collaborative projects and/or corporate initiatives for the involvement of any creative activity, process or idea etc.

For more information visit www.artistvillage.org.

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CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHS: SHOTS MAGAZINE
Submittals due by August 5, 2009
http://www.shotsmag.com/shotssubmission.htm

SHOTS Magazine announces an international call for photographic work to be considered for publication in the Autumn Issue, SHOTS no. 105. The theme for this issue is MALE/FEMALE. Please visit the SHOTS website for further information and submittal guidelines.

An established independent photography journal entering its 23rd year of publication, SHOTS reaches an international audience of photographers, collectors, galleries, museums, educators and other fine art photography enthusiasts. Don’t miss this chance to have your work seen!

Online submittals are now accepted.

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: RBC AWARD FOR GLASS

Deadline July 31 by 5:00 pm

The RBC Award for Glass is a national award for glass artists. Thanks to the recent partnership with the RBC and the Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery, the award is presented to a practicing early career artist who has been working professionally for between 5 to 10 years. The Award is intended to allow the artist to undertake a period of independent research or other activities with the capacity to advance their artistic and professional practice at a key moment in the artist’s career.

The winner of the RBC Award for Glass receives $7,000. The selection panel is comprised of experienced contemporary glass artists and curators. This jury will choose a finalist list and the winner will be announced at a gala event on September 17, 2009. This award will be presented and announced at the same time as the winner for the Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics. All of the RBC Glass Award winners to date have represented the remarkable practices that make up contemporary glass art. Previous winners include: Julia Reimer (2008)

To download a full copy of the call for entry visit www.canadianclayandglass.ca.

AWARD GALA: September 17, 2009

SEND TO: Robert Achtemichuk, Director RBC Award for Glass Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery 25 Caroline Street North Waterloo, ON N2L 2Y5 519.746.1882, ext. 231

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: WINIFRED SHANTZ AWARD FOR CERAMICS

Deadline July 31 by 5:00 pm

The Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics is a national award for ceramic artists and potters. Thanks to the ongoing partnership with Mrs. Winifred Shantz and the Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery, the award is presented to a practicing early career artist who has been working professionally for between 5 to 10 years. The Award is intended to allow the artist to undertake a period of independent research or other activities with the capacity to advance their artistic and professional practice at a key moment in the artist’s career. The winner of the Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics receives $10,000. The selection panel is comprised of experienced contemporary ceramic artists, potters and curators. This jury will choose one winner and the results will be announced at a gala event on September 17, 2009. This award will be presented and announced at the same time as the winner for the RBC Award for Glass.

All of the Winifred Shantz Award winners to date have represented the remarkable practices that make up contemporary ceramic art. Previous winners include: Kasia Piech (2008), Rory MacDonald (2007), Ying-Yueh Chuang (2006), Kate Hyde (2005), Joan Bruneau (2004), Marc Vincent Egan (2003), Laurent Craste (2002), Susan Collett (2001)

To download a full copy of the call for entry visit www.canadianclayandglass.ca.

AWARD GALA: September 17, 2009

SEND TO: Robert Achtemichuk, Director Winifred Shantz Award Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery 25 Caroline Street North Waterloo, ON N2L 2Y5 519.746.1882, ext. 231

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CALL FOR EXHIBITION PROPOSALS: CRAWL SPACE

GUEST ARTIST SUBMISSIONS NEXT DEADLINE AUGUST 1, 2009

Please submit your proposals to submissions [arobas] crawlspacegallery [point] com
Along with the programming of our member artists’ solo exhibitions and curatorial projects, we are often able to incorporate proposals from guest artists and curators throughout the year. We look for innovative work from early or mid-career artists that effectively utilize the gallery space. Decisions are based on the skill and pertinence of the artwork and the clarity of the curatorial intention.

* Solo Exhibitions Proposals from individual artists
* Group Exhibitions Proposals from artist groups
* Curatorial Projects Proposals from guest curators
* General Submissions Artists are always welcome to submit work to our digital slide library for consideration in our members’ upcoming curatorial projects.

Please keep in mind that if a proposed show is accepted, the exhibiting artists are responsible for most of the show-related expenses and that artwork is not insured in our space. MORE >>
http://www.crawlspacegallery.com/v2/submit/

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CALL FOR VIDEO: BECAUSE THE NIGHT

DEADLINE: AUGUST 8, 2009

Requesting single channel video for screening program.

“Because the Night” references Patti Smith’s seminal work; the exhibition will include work that reflects the multiple facets of human behavior in the night. Mayhem, sex, romance, battles and war activities, dreams, and abstract works that evoke the poetics of nighttime. The exhibition will open October 19, 2009 at the Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman College, in California.

“Becasue the Night” is curated by Sabina Ott, with a video screening program by LiveBox. Visual artists participating include: Stephanie Brooks, Pamela Fraser, Michelle Grabner, Kristin Calabrese, Terence Hannum, Goody B. Wiseman, Candice Lin, Dana Duff, Jordan Biren, Alison Ruttan, Scott Stack, Mathew Girson and more.

Please submit a DVD or QT mov file, plus digital copies of video synopsis, CV, and jpegs.
You can also send an email to cf [arobas] liveboxgallery [point] com with a link to the video or excerpt online. Do not attach images or documents.

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CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHS: GLOBAL CELL PHONE PHOTOGRAPHY 2009

DEADLINE: AUGUST 31, 2009
The Relentless Eye:?Global Cell Phone Photography 2009

Cell phone cameras are the relentless eye of the global simulacra. Simple and everywhere, cell phone cameras have transformed how photography is practiced. Helen Day Art Center announces the first of its kind international call to cell phone artists. We seek entries that reveal the creative mind through this ubiquitous medium for a ten-week exhibition opening September 25th, 2009. Entries will be juried by the acclaimed photographer, Eirik Johnson (www.eirikjohnson.com). For detailed information and submission guidelines visit us online at www.helenday.com.

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CALL

RX1000

resistance by a thousand

How would you interpret the word resistance?

(no more than 5 words)

please help with this project by writing your answer here:

http://www.escaner.cl/yto/rx1000/mil_respuestas.html

or by sending it to:

resistencia [point] x [point] 1000 [arobas] gmail [point] com

Your answer will be written in the interactive electronic painting.

The objective of this project is to get 1000 answers, from anyone interested in participating, which will be written in every of the 600 paintings that compose a bigger painting 79” x 63”. The answers also will be published in a website created especially for RX1000. The small paintings- that compose the major painting -are joined together through threads representing a net. Devices connected to circuits will be installed on the smaller paintings causing the vibratory movement of the “net-painting”.

People will be able to remotely modify the painting’s vibrations through Internet.

www.yto.cl/Rx1000

Nets-Circuits-Connections

This work investigates the relation between art-work and nets.

I am interested in the displacement of the new digital technologies to the analogous physical dimension, and in that matter this work pretends to include diverse significant elements with their roots in my experience with creation the last 20 years.

The creative excercise in nets of mail art, the participation of columnists and readers of Escáner Cultural, the connections through telepresence and net art have offered me the possibility to understand the value of comunication as a fundamental component for the development of arts, comunication that is necessary to define the word RESISTANCE through diverse sights.

The action of making vibrate different areas of the distance-paintings is an element which pretends to demonstrate the participation of the individual in a community. The invitation to define what is resistance? acts as an inclusion element. The painting represents the product of the NETWORK, which would not be possible without the collective cooperation. To include the contribution of “others” adds value to the artistic product.

Communication – Interaction – Inclusion – Product

Creation and organization of networks as effective instruments of resistance.

Appreciating your colaboration,

Yto Aranda July 2009

The answers will be written on the painting until we collect thousand of them.

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AC Institute [Direct Chapel] – 2009/2010 Call for Participation/Call for Artists
REALIT(Y/IES)

Deadlines:
To be considered for Fall and Spring Calendar: August 1, 2009
To be considered for Spring Calendar: November 1, 2009

REALIT(Y/IES) Call:
This means that the dialectic of semblance and Real cannot be reduced to the rather elementary fact that the virtualization of our daily lives, the experience that we are living more and more in an artificially constructed universe, gives rise to an irresistible urge to ‘return to the Real’, to regain firm ground in some ‘real reality’.
―Slavoj Žižek, Welcome to the Desert of the Real!, 2002

In 2008 we wondered: the relationship between real estate prices and actual money, if the crowds at the Armory were smaller than the year before, the various costs of a fossil fuel driven culture, if our gallery could exist without being on Facebook and if we even needed to leave our homes (or computers for that matter).

The AC Institute seeks works to exhibit for its upcoming 2009/2010 season. Our call is not meant as a ‘return to the Real’ rather, like Žižek, we continue in an exploration of ‘reality’―the things, the conditions, the concepts, the perceptions, the implications and the relationships and/or dialogues between them. Our focus is on the ephemeral (site-specific works, installation, sound video, etc) though any media/medium will be considered so long as they suit our various gallery spaces.

With your submissions, please include the following in an email (no attachments please):
-A short description and/or images of the work you are proposing for our spaces
-Your standard CV and contact information
-Links to your website or other sites where materials could be viewed, if possible

About AC Institute [Direct Chapel]:
AC’s mission is to advance the understanding of art through investigation, research and education. It is a lab and forum for experimentation and critical discussion. We support and develop projects that explore a performative exchange across visual, verbal and experiential disciplines and encourage critical writing that challenges conventional expectations of meaning and objectivity as well as the boundaries between the rational and subjective. Art Currents is a non-profit 501(c)3 and is under the Direction of Holly Crawford.

September 2008 marks the date in which the AC Institute took on a physical location, the AC [Direct] I and II spaces and the AC [Chapel] space in Chelsea. In its inaugural season the AC has: had 10 openings, one per month, which represents 25 individual shows (approximately 2-4 solo shows per exhibition); offered 5 live performance special events; participated in the 2009 Armory show with 2 VIP projects; collaborated with over 50 artists; and worked with various cultural organizations towards promoting art-based projects, such as Rhizome, Harvestworks and Materials for the Arts. Press for the inaugural year include those in ArtCal/ArtCat, Chelsea Now, NY ArtBeat and various other online reviews. We provide our spaces(550 square foot video space complete with benched seating), regular press/programming support, some A/V equipment (5.1 sound system, single channel video projector, etc.) and upload to various online archives/announcements, including but not limited to: Artslant.com, Artipedia.org and Artfacts.net. Please see our website for more information: www.artcurrents.org.

AC Institute [Direct Chapel]
547 West 27th St, 5th Floor – #519, 529 and North Alcove
New York, NY 10001 www.artcurrents.org / email: info [arobas] artcurrents [point] org

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ARchiTecture Residency: DESIGN-BUILD-AND-LIVE IN PROJECT, Ghana

Target Group: International
Discipline: All the arts (visual, performing, literary and new genres), Architecture,and Engineering
Duration: 3 to 24 months according to project scope and nature of funding.
Organizing Institution: FOTA Foundation, a registered NGO in Ghana (FOTA is an acronym for “focus on the arts”)

DESCRIPTION
This is a project-based residency opportunity for creative persons in earth architecture, earth art/ land art/ earthworks, engineering, and others who can design-and-build dwellings or non-dwellings out of earth and other materials from the environment.

Working individually or in teams, the participant in the ARchiTecture (art+architecture) Residency Project will live in the village next to our 800-acre Artist Village in development at Maabang in the Ashanti Region of Ghana until the participant completes the project on the 800 acreage and can move in. Project is open to traditional and modern construction methods, and experimental approaches that are known to work. Submissions in methods such as adobe, cob, compressed earth, rammed earth, ceramic house, poured/cast earth, papercrete, earthbag, straw-bale, stackwall, earth-shelter, earthship, and other best practices may therefore be in order. Integration of rainwater harvesting, solar and wind energy generation system are indispensable but not obligatory. The lot size and shape are open; you could build it on 120×120 ft plot, an acre, or more. The only criteria that should be met are: (1) Using earth/ other materials from the environment in part or in whole; (2) Creating a durable non-dwelling or a dwelling of at least three-bed rooms ready to move in; and (3) production budget of between €1,000 to €5,000 Euros. Priority may be given to those who have funding or can secure part-funding to complete their conceived project.

For Architecture, in the framework of Fathy (2000), the contemporary participant specialist will be assigned a local master builder and two assistants, or as relative to the proposed process and structure. In sum, we will collaborate with the international participant to procure her/him the per diem and accommodation, and assistance from local specialists and interns in constructing the structures in anticipation that crosscultural interchange and growth in knowledge and skills will be commonplace. International participants will be responsible for sourcing own return air ticket, insurance, and other personal costs. One of our supporting area institutions is the School of Fine
Art, College of Arts and Social Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) at Kumasi; so, academic presentations and relevant others are possible.

Individuals or teams wishing to participate in the project should submit formal application to the Artistic Committee; the application should include your work plan, CV/resume, and a sample of completed works or web site to: africoae [arobas] gmail [point] com. The work plan should include at least 3 sketches of the floor plan/ sections/ elevations, budget, and a description of the method/materials, participants, time estimates, etc required to complete your proposed project.

CONCEPTUAL BASIS
The art+architecture project takes in the theoretical frame of the book, Architecture for the Poor: An Experiment in Rural Egypt by a known Egyptian architect, Hassan Fathy. In it, he puts forward that an informed person can, in fact, self-build durable, aesthetic and highly functional buildings without using expensive materials. Along these lines, we are developing a model artist village on some 800 acres in Maabang in the Ahafo Ano North District of the Ashanti Region of Ghana for replication in other parts of Africa. For the locals, it will mean a resolution to the age-old problem for people of artistry- painters, sculptors, actors, dancers, musicians, designers, and others who require low-cost and expanse of space in which to live and work; and for persons in the arts from around the world, it will be a contact point for artist-in-residence for community-based arts projects, cross-cultural conferences and environmental retreats. Thus, we will next add studios, and a multipurpose complex for conferences and community-based arts mission to these residential cottages, as would be road construction to link parts of the village.

We are equally open to some alternative Housing Development Models that work. One example is the condominium program by which International NGOs with similar goals as ours, can design-and-build their structure at own costs and pay development due of €100 per room/per year, as the grounds are owned by FOTA Foundation. If the local artist/ architect group footed all cost, the group would need to pay development due of 50 GH¢ per room/per year, as the grounds belong to our Foundation. However, we are strict that the completed structure be used solely for the purpose proposed.

LOCATION
Maabang is a rural community in the Ahafo-Ano North District in the north-western part of Ashanti Region. The area is located between latitude 6° 47’N and 7 02’N and longitude 2° 26’W and 2° 04’W. The District Hospital at Tepa is the major health facility around the Maabang Traditional Area; there are four smaller health service stations. Like much of Ghana, few of the roads are tarred. The project acreage is along the main road, Tepa-Goaso Road. About 85% of the working population entails farmers in cassava, yam, maize, and plantain but chiefly in cocoa. There, in the town, is a cocoa research center. Timber is one of the many traditional commodities, as the region is mostly of tropical rainforest. Maabang is in the deciduous savannah transition zone. The mean monthly temperature ranges from 26°C (in August) to 30°C (in March). Relative humidity is generally high, ranging between 75-80 percent in the Rainy season and 70-72 percent in the dry season. The mean annual rainfall is between 125 cm and 180cm. Nationwide, there are two main seasons, the raining season and dry season. The raining season is from approximately April to October followed by the dry season, which starts in December with the Hamattan wind blowing from the Saharan Desert and ends in March
each year.

ARRIVAL:
Board flight from a major international airport to Kokota International Airport (ACC), and then to Sunyani Airport; Maabang is 45 minutes drive from Sunyani.

TO APPLY: Candidates should send the following materials to africoae [arobas] gmail [point] com /
(1) Formal Proposal (includes budget and work plan)
(3) Bio/resume;
(3) Other relevant materials (includes work sample or web site)

For additional information go to: http://afropoets.tripod.com/eta and www.focusonthearts.org

KEY WORDS:
Earth Architecture, Natural Building Methods, Land Art, Earth Art, Earthworks, international Artist Village, Artist in Residence program, Design with Nature, Earthworks artists, Art and Architecture, African Arts, African Architecture, arts mission, structural engineering, planned/ experimental Community, environmental retreats, campsites, sculpture gardens.

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Huanguang Fellowship at the Beijing Studio Center, China
Deadline: 31 July, 2009

The BSC and Huaguang Art Academy awards 8 Fellowships for 2month residencies throughout the year.
this fellowship including:one month stay at the BSC(studio,three meals a day ,group exhibition in the BSC gallery,studio open event,dynamic artists’ comunity),round trip airfare to Huaguang Art Academy Fujian province,one month stay in Huaguang Art Academy(meals,accommodations,allowance,use the facilities,local sights tour)

Eligibility:
1. Established artists who work in the specific field more than 5 years;
2. Have great intention to know Chinese culture and collaberate with chinese artists;
3. Able to perform in the BSC events,and give demo or lecture at Huaguang Art Academy;
4. Observe the regulations of the BSC and Huaguang Art Academy during the residency.

Time to stay:spring season– March – June / Fall season —-late Aug – Early Dec

Application for 2009 fall to 2010 Spring is open now,the dealline is July 31.

please send materials below to beijingstudiocenter [arobas] hotmail [point] com:

application form

CV and 10-20 images of your works or your website
A proposal of your plan during your stay in the BSC and huaguang art academy

Further Information & Application
http://www.beijingstudiocenter.org/fellowship.htm

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2009 Call for Submissions on the theme HOME Categories: Radio Art, Electroacoustic Music/Sound Art, Videomusic and Installation Art
September 30, 2009 Deadline
www.naisa.ca

New Adventures in Sound Art invites artists of all ages and nationalities to submit works on the theme HOME for consideration in 2010 future programming for the annual Deep Wireless, Sound Travels, and SOUNDplay festivals, produced by New Adventures in Sound Art in Toronto, Canada. Artists may submit works in one or all of the following four categories (Note: please send separate submission forms for each entry):

1) Radio Art
2) Electroacoustic Music & Sound Art
3) Videomusic
4) Installation Art

Individual interpretations or variations on the theme HOME are encouraged, but should be realized with sound as the primary component.

All submitted works must respond in some way to the theme HOME in order to be considered for 2010 NAISA programming. http://naisa.ca/opportunities.html#call01

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Deadline: July 31, 2009

The Hintonburg Community Association Arts Committee, Councillor Christine Leadman and Bell Canada have collaborated, to offer a unique opportunity to artists to enhance their neighborhood. In an attempt to discourage the repeated graffiti tagging of the Bell Canada utility boxes, a pilot project has been launched seeking artists to paint murals on a select number of boxes. Similar projects have proven successful in other Canadian cities such as Edmonton, Toronto and Halifax.

For this pilot, 6 local Bell Canada utility boxes have been chosen. These boxes are in the following prominent locations:

Corner of Fairmont and Gladstone, “Side of 96 Fairmont”
Parkdale United Church, box is on Gladstone (at Parkdale)
Parkdale Park – “opposite 20 Hamilton Avenue”
Between Mac’s Convenience Store and 1041 Wellington
Between 1153 Wellington and 1157 Wellington
Smirle and Wellington – “side of 1293 Wellington” – next to Petit Bill’s Bistro
Map of Utility Box Locations

The Hintonburg Community Association, Councillor Christine Leadman and Bell Canada are seeking local Hintonburg QUAD artists (artists should either live or work in Hintonburg) interested in participating. A modest honorarium is being offered. Bell Canada will supply the speciality paint required. All other production costs are the responsibility of the artist.

PLEASE SUBMIT
Artists are encouraged to personally survey the specifications and locations of the utility boxes. In every case, applications should clearly state the utility box of choice and include:
Summary of mural (5 lines)
Clear and concise mural description (max 1 page)
Conceptual sketch
Artist Contact information

Applications should be sent to:
Utility Box Pilot Project
C/O Cassandra Mullins, Arts Committee,
Hintonburg Community Association Inc
1064 Wellington Street
Ottawa Ontario K1Y 2Y3

Information:
Cassandra Mullins
kelandcass [arobas] gmail [point] com