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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Iraqimemorial.org

  • Deadline:
    March 31, 2008, midnight
  • Location:

The deadline for the receipt of proposals to be included in the "first juror's review" for iraqimemorial.org has been extended to March 31st, 2008. The results of the first juror's review in the form of top ten listings will be published on the site on May 1st, 2008.

The original CFP is as follows - visit http://www.iraqimemorial.org for further information and entry requirements.

Call for Proposals:Iraqimemorial.org

(http://www.iraqimemorial.org -or- http://www.iraqimemorial.org/arabic/)

Iraqimemorial.org is an online call to action to artists, designers, architects or other interested creative individuals or collaborators to propose concepts for the creation of memorials to the many thousands of Iraqi civilians killed in the War in Iraq. As of 2007, estimates range from 77,000 to over 655,000 deaths in Iraq of non-combatants as a consequence of “Operation Iraqi Freedom”. The memorial concepts will be featured in a growing online exhibition/database of proposals accessible on the site. Proposals are available to be viewed and rated by the public as well as by an internationally diverse group of individual scholars and curators who are serving as jurors.

Jurors include:
Yaelle Amir, Curator and Writer, New York City, USA, Dr Bernadette Buckley, Goldsmiths University of London, UK, Monica Narula & Shuddhabrata Sengupta, The Raqs Media Collective, Delhi, India, Dr. David Simpson, University of California Davis, USA, John David Spiak, Curator, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, USA, Dr. Marjorie Vecchio, Director/Curator, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, USA

Guidelines for Entries:
This project seeks to highlight conceptions of memorials in the broadest context possible. All media and processes are to be featured on the project site, this includes but is not limited to experimental or traditional applications of: sculpture, architecture, installation, performance, murals, web art, digital art, photography, video, film, audio art, etc. Please visit the project web site for further detailed entry requirements and information.

Who May Submit Proposals?
All artists, architects, designers, individuals or collaborations are welcome and invited to submit proposals. You must be at minimum 18 years old to participate in this project.

How to Submit
Entries are solely accepted via an online submission process available through the project website.

Information/Project Contact:
Project Director Joseph DeLappe
(Associate Professor of Art/University of Nevada, Reno)
2008 Commissioned Artist in Residence
Eyebeam Art and Technology Center
540 West 21st Street
New York, NY 10011
775-223-4487 (cell)