THEME: The 4th annual Pixel Pops! theme is "WIDE OPEN" in honor of the wide open spaces of the prairie in which the Krannert Art Museum is located and where Pixel Pops! will take place in November 2008. This theme can be interpreted in many ways, not limited to: widescreen and multichannel video works, panoramic video, fast paced and rapidly changing imagery, etc. Preference will be given to works that embody this theme or subvert it in interesting ways.
2008 CURATOR/ORGANIZER is DAMON LOREN BAKER. Damon is the Associate Curator of Art, Design, and Technology at the Krannert Art Museum.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: AUGUST 25th, 2008. Online submissions only.
Visit http://www.poppingpixels.org/ to submit online.
ACCEPTED FORMATS: Preferred file formats include: MPG, MOV, SWF. We will work with artists who have files in other formats as much as possible. We are especially open to pieces that require widescreen (16:9, 16:10) aspect ratios and multichannel video works in a diptych/triptych format.
PLEASE NOTE: ONLINE SUBMISSIONS ONLY ACCEPTED. FOR SUBMISSIONS PLEASE SEND SMALLER VERSIONS OF YOUR FILES IN THE .MOV, .MPG OR .SWF FORMATS. Maximum SUBMISSION file size: 5MB. IF WORK IS ACCEPTED WE WILL ASK FOR A LARGER VERSION TO BE SENT VIA FTP OR DVD.
EXHIBITION DATE/PLACE: The 2008 exhibit will be in November held at Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.