OPEN CALL SUBMISSIONS REPELLENT #3 & ORIGINAL SOUND VISUAL PROJECT
Repellent Magazine (Fotos Text Nonsense) is accepting submissions and content proposals for Issue #3. Also looking for VJs, Motion Graphics Artists, & Musicians (electronic, acoustic, vocal) for an original collaborative project.
REPELLENT MAGAZINE ISSUE #3:
Language Photo Section: Friday, October 31st, 2003
Proposals: Friday, September 26th, 2003
Language is the image section comprising almost half of the publication. This section is open to
EVERYBODY. (read section descriptions below)
Photographers, Writers, Fashion/Style, Graphic Artists/Illustrators/Curators can submit proposals
of original articles/essays, fashion stories or a curated visual project for the following sections: Opaque
Jargon, Lessons In DIY, Opinions, Uniforme Publique, Repellent Sounds (read section descriptions below)
Samples/Weblinks/Resume: Friday, September 26th, 2003
Repellent Projects is producing an original, collaborative sound and visual project. We are currently seeking VJs, Motion Graphics Artists, & Musicians (electronic, acoustic, vocal, spoken word) to participate in this artwork, which will be developed and performed in a live format (in NYC and beyond) later this fall. If you are interested in software, new media, video and sound and willing to work collaboratively, contact us.
REPELLENT MAGAZINE SECTION DESCRIPTIONS:
Language, Opaque Jargon, Lessons In DIY, Opinions, Uniforme Publique, Repellent Sounds
1. Language : a series compiled from variant image sources to create one collective visual narrative
Photographers, Video Artists, Snap Shot Addicts, Anyone Who Wants To
_Submit a series of 5 – 10 images from a photo series with your own clearly defined theme/subject
_Submit images that that fit "Language #3 Suggested Themes" as listed below
_Submit single images that can be included in the archive and used at any point in time (open submissions)
_Make an appointment with editor for portfolio review (NYC only)
Language #3 Suggested Themes:
_Recorded motion/time sequences
_Architecture (public & private space)
Photographs/Video stills - hardcopies or digital files (NO JPEGS)
2. Opaque Jargon: roughly translates as muddled messages
Curators, various artists depending on the medium
_Sign up as a participating artist
_Submit proposal for an original Repellent GROUP project conceived specifically for the PRINT MEDIUM.
Should be focused on a single subject, theme, aesthetic, or concept. Past sections have covered literature,
graphic design, illustrations and posters.
_Submit a proposal and synopsis of concept. Include execution steps, time frame, project materials and
production costs (if any). 10 - 16 pages available.
3. Lessons In DIY: Creators relay the process of producing a project giving details of experience from conceptualization to realization
Anyone whoever realized an independent project
Submit a proposal and writing sample. Past essays have been on organizing an art show, running a punk
club night and being in a band.
_Essay; Short (1000 words); Long (1700 – 2000 words)
4. Opinions: essays about political, social or cultural topics
theorists, culture critics, academics, writers, experts
Send in a proposal and a recent writing sample
_Essay; Short (700 words); Long (1100 - 1400 words)
5. Uniforme Publique: fashion, stylism, beauty, aesthetics, anthropology
Clothing designers, stylists, make-up artists, hair stylists, personalities
_Inform us of your interest in participating in a fashion story
_Send image samples/weblinks of your work
_Offer your designs, styling, make-up, hair styling skills to be included in a fashion related story
_Fashion Stories: Submit a proposal and synopsis of concept. Include possible participants or members of
crew, execution steps, time frame, project materials and production costs (if any). 6 pages available.
6. Repellent Sounds: music reviews, label profiles, music related articles/essays
Send an email directly if you are interested in contributing to this section.
Preferable: Sent via email
Format: Microsoft Word or in body of email
REPELLENT ARTWORK SPECIFICATIONS:
Preferable: Hardcopies or prints
Maximum Size: 8.5" X 11" (can't scan anything bigger, sorry)
TIFF/EPS, if color: CMYK (No JPEG's)
Minimum size/Minimum Resolution: 4" X 6"/600 DPI
Maximum Size/Maximum Resolution: 8.5" X 11"/300 DPI
Artwork should be submitted on 100mb MAC compatible zip disks or CDs
Attn. Submissions/Repellent #3
821 Bergen Ave. #C10
Jersey City, NJ 07306