CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
SEND US YOUR IDEAS AND PROPOSALS FOR: papers, workshops, films, street art
(stickers, cut-outs, xeroxable pages, stencils), anti-corporate actions, tactical media projects, culture jamming activities, public art interventions, micro actions, billboard modifications, DIY urbanism, office pranks, social and technology hacking ideas, agit prop posters, how-to guides, creative disturbances in public space, profiles of space invaders and hijackers, lists of tactics and strategies, psychogeographic adventures.
You may mail your proposal and work to:
960 W 31st St
Chicago Il 60608
Please use the online submission form (http://versionfest.org/submissions)to submit a thumbnail sketch of your project. Multiple submissions are encouraged. All online submissions are open for viewing by the public.
DEADLINE: February 28, 2005.
There are a few sections of Version that are regularly featured:
GENERAL PROJECT PROPOSALS
Alterations of everyday life. Space hijackings and invasions, occupations and disruptions in corporate space: Psychogeographers, writers, artists, performance artists, tactical mediaticians, and creative interventionists are invited to share their ideas and proposals for projects to be realized at this year1s Version. Please use the online submission form to provide a brief description of the work.
VERSION NFO ART XPO
For SPACES AND COLLECTIVES AND DOCUMENTATIONS Alternative spaces are hubs for encouraging little utopias. Social and cultural places act as laboratories for collaboration and explorations of emerging cultures. Version>05 will be hosting an NFO ART EXPO and space summit. We extend an invitation to members of artist run spaces, alternative institutions, cultural and social spaces, open universities, and individual artists and activists to present their work and mission within a booth or table at the version expo. A space summit will be organized to share stories, strategies and methods of survival and connectivity. Please use the online submission form or contact Ed Marszewski directly at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
TECHNOLOGY AND NET BASED SUBMISSIONS
An online/offline network of projects that are selected for wider dissemination and exhibition. Please use the online submission form to provide a brief description of the work.
CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOPS
Discussions, presentations and documentations of projects, ideas, theories and situations. Email texts directly to ed@Lumpen.com
FILM AND VIDEO
We are seeking work to screen in microcinemas, theaters, the net and to broadcast on cable access tv and low power UHF tv. Shorts, features, experimental and documentary work is preferred. We encourage submissions from individual curators, festivals or media collectives. Television programs can be 28.5 minutes and 58.5 minutes long.
When submitting video work please mail us your work along with the following information:
Country of orgin
Description of work [up to 500 words]
Contact information (your name, address, phone number, email address, web site)
Moving image entries may be produced on any film or video format, however they must be submitted on DVD (NTSC only), Mini DV (NTSC only), or VHS (NTSC only). Each film or video must be accompanied by a bio, description and stills.
Experimental presentations, new forms of audio visual engagement, live musical performances. Submit urls or send cds to the Version address listed above.
Audio projects of up to 90 minutes will be accepted for broadcast on our low watt radio and web streaming stations during the convergence. Send Cds to the address above.
We will be unable to return any submitted works. So please do not send
original or masters.
For an idea of the types of projects that have been featured at past Version festivals please check out Version>04 submissions (http://submissions.versionfest.org/submissions/view_submissions.php).