New Art Theory is a yearly competition to recognise the best emerging new writing talent in the visual arts.
It is open to all final year undergraduates, current postgraduates and recent graduates of no more than 3 years from of any BA, MA or equivalent international course, provided the submission is on the subject of art. It is currently the only open writing competition for graduates working in the visual arts
The selection of shortlisted writings is conducted by a… Continue
Added by Joanne Lee on January 28, 2009 at 10:22 —
Open brief allowing men and women artist to explore the nature of the work and the influence of the feminine and masculine on the work as a whole, Blend International will open its door to the first national open exibition in its new gallery in northamptonshire, Venus & mars offers the artists a unique oppertunity to set a yard stick agaist the work of men and women and how the two have now began to blend together and bridge the once huge gender gap. Artists working in any media 2D or 3D… Continue
Added by Joanne Lee on January 22, 2009 at 13:11 —
Open Call for submissions for an Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition taking place 11th- 30th April 2009 within the fantastic surroundings of Barnwell Country Park, Oundle, near Peterborough.
Out Yer Tree is an arts organisation that creates exhibition opportunities for new and existing artists to exhibit within an outdoor environment and makes art accessible to the public.
We would like to invite artists of any discipline to submit work that they feel suitable to be shown within… Continue
Added by Joanne Lee on January 22, 2009 at 13:08 —
Deadline : January 30th, 2009
The 11th International Istanbul Biennial will take place between 12 September-8 November 2009 and takes its title, "What Keeps Mankind Alive?" from the closing song of the second act of Bertolt Brecht's The Threepenny Opera, written 80 years ago.
According to WHW, the question "What Keeps Mankind Alive?" seems to be more urgent and topical than when it was first posed by Brecht in 1928. The conceptual framework of the 11th International… Continue
Added by Joanne Lee on January 16, 2009 at 18:42 —
Alexandra Reinhardt Memorial Prize 2009, London
Deadline : 20 February, 2009
The fifth Alexandra Reinhardt Memorial Prize is open to artists using a range of media, i.e. painting, printmaking, photography, textiles, and wall-mounted sculpture. This year the residency will be based in the Neurorehabilitation Unit at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London. The project aims to provide opportunities for patients, staff and visitors to observe and participate in… Continue
Added by Joanne Lee on January 16, 2009 at 18:41 —
In 1999, British publisher Hodder Headline (now Hachette Livre) held a global photographic competition called M.I.L.K. (Moments of Intimacy, Laughter and Kinship). Inspired by the 1950s landmark photographic exhibition, 'The Family of Man', M.I.L.K. began as an epic global search to find unique and geographically diverse images on the themes of friendship, family and love. It was not only the richest in photographic history, but also one of the most significant, drawing participation from… Continue
Added by Joanne Lee on January 16, 2009 at 18:23 —
Unsolicited Proposal Program, apexart, New York
Proposals accepted online only from February 1 to 28, 2009
Continuing our annual Unsolicited Proposal Program, we are currently accepting 600-word, idea-based proposals for evaluation by an international panel of apexart associates (curators, artists, writers, philosophers). Submissions are reviewed independently, anonymously and without visual support material—they are evaluated solely on the strength of the idea. No mountain too… Continue
Added by Joanne Lee on January 16, 2009 at 18:19 —
2009-2010 Van Alen Institute New York Prize Fellowship
Deadline: March 6, 2009
Van Alen Institute invites applications for the 2009-2010 New York Prize Fellowship. Fellowships support critical inquiry and experimental practices that explore, challenge, and expand conventional definitions of public architecture. Fellows are based at the Institute for three-month residencies, where they generate projects in a range of formats on the most significant issues shaping public life and… Continue
Added by Joanne Lee on January 16, 2009 at 18:18 —
No Passport Necessary, Roundhouse, Camden, London
A CALL TO ALL ARTISTS AND ART GROUPS:
No Passport Necessary is a one day festival celebrating the world on our doorstep. The event will reflect the diversity of cultures and identities that create London taking the audience on a journey of sound and vision. NPN '09 is taking place in London's Roundhouse venue in Camden on the May Day bank holiday Monday (May 4th 2009).
As part of our programming we will be curating an… Continue
Added by Joanne Lee on January 16, 2009 at 18:16 —
Le Prix de la Sculpture Noilly Prat 2009, France
Deadline : 23 February, 2009
International call for Sculptors
NOILLY Prat, the classic French aperitif, invites emerging artists to enter its competition to create a sculpture for the home of NOILLY PRAT in the South of France. The UK winner will receive £1,000 & will go forward to compete against the US and French winners, which will take place in Paris in March 2009.
The overall international winner… Continue
Added by Joanne Lee on January 16, 2009 at 18:12 —
Media Art Foundation 13th International Media Art Biennale WRO 09
The International Media Art Biennale WRO is the leading forum for new media art in Poland and Central Europe. Since its inception in December 1989, WRO has been devoted to art forms using contemporary means of creation and communication.
WRO is an enquiry into artists' relationship to existing technology and to the blurring of the boundaries between high and popular culture, between local and global… Continue
Added by Joanne Lee on January 16, 2009 at 18:06 —
Videoex international experimental film and video festival, Zurich, Switzerland is a place of exchange between filmmakers and the audience. The festival is constantly trying to examine the perception of images, different aesthetic strategies, new ways of using technology in experimental film and video works and serves as a get-together for experimental film makers and video artists.
Invitation to submit work for the international competition.
Deadline 31 January… Continue
Added by Joanne Lee on January 16, 2009 at 18:03 —
Artist commissions for Anti-Bodies: Beyond The Body-Ideal, the South West Cultural Olympiad, UK
DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: 31 JANUARY 2009
URATOR and LX 2.0 are looking for a new work to infect the Olympics.
We will commission two online projects that respond to the idea of the ‘virus’ for ‘Anti-Bodies: Beyond The Body-Ideal’, a series of projects that reflect on the ideal ‘body-machine’ of the Olympic athlete. By virus we mean to draw attention to any agent that is able… Continue
Added by Joanne Lee on January 16, 2009 at 18:00 —
VideoChannel - video project environments
is looking for “one minute films and videos”
on the theme “memory ” and “identity” for
an online feature and future screening programs.
Deadline: 2 March 2009
• Duration: exactly 60 seconds (including title and credits)
• only one film/video can be submitted
• Productions using language and/or text other than English need English subtitles.
For info on how to submit see… Continue
Added by Joanne Lee on January 16, 2009 at 17:58 —
send + receive
is an annual Canadian audio art festival showcasing current and newly emerging areas of investigation in a variety of forms including live performance, radio, web-based projects, internet streaming projects, sound poetry, installations, ﬁlm and video screenings, workshops, and panel discussions.
Deadline February 15th, 2009
for info see http://www.sendandreceive.org/submit.html
Added by Joanne Lee on January 16, 2009 at 17:53 —
What is left in a space between the surveillance cameras? How do we build a place we’ve never been to? How do we remember the thriving community that lies beneath the tarmac? How do we keep an eye on those that would keep an eye on us?
Run by Trampoline the Radiator Festival takes place every second year in Nottingham. While involving… Continue
Added by culturgen on January 14, 2009 at 10:46 —
Bonington Film 09
Call for Applications:
Between Friday the 6th of February and Thursday the 26th of February, the Bonington Gallery will be showing two films a day, one projected in the gallery and the other on the plasma screen outside the gallery.
There is no set theme, anything from documentary, video art, animation etc. but films must be no longer than 30 minutes and will be looped for the duration of the day; 10am till 5pm. Films can be silent or… Continue
Added by culturgen on January 13, 2009 at 10:40 —
Added by Kathryn Cooper on January 10, 2009 at 17:00 —
Prix Ars Electronica 2009
Submission Deadline: March 6, 2009
It's been going since 1987 and produced some great work and interesting discussion.
It also hands out the Prix Ars Electronica.
Six Golden Nicas, twelve Awards of Distinction and approximately 70 Honorary Mentions as well as [the next idea] Art and Technology Grant and the Media.Art.Research Award are presented to participants. The 2009 winners will receive a total of 122,500 euros in prize… Continue
Added by Andy Pepper on January 10, 2009 at 14:58 —
Call for submissions Deadline : 15 January 2009
As part of its Pixel Palace programme, Tyneside Cinema (Newcastle, UK) is seeking audio works for exhibition in its ornate central stairwell.
Hosted by the oldest surviving newsreel cinema in the country, this pilot project is designed to offer audiences new experiences within the building, looking at new ways in which traditional cinema venues can interact with visitors.
As part of this,… Continue
Added by Joanne Lee on January 10, 2009 at 11:46 —