Posted by y-s ueda | Wed Aug 21st 2002 1 a.m.

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<b>B</font><font face="Verdana" size=5>O</font><font face="Verdana">RDERPANIC<br><br>
</b>The borderpanic project brings together artists and thinkers working
on current preoccupations with geopolitical and metaphorical borders.
Borderpanic is a co-production of the Performance Space, Sydney, the
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney and Next Five Minutes 4,
</font><font face="Verdana" color="#00FF00"><b>]exhibition <br><br>
</font><font face="Verdana">5-21 September . Performance Space Redfern .
NSW . Australia<br>
Wed-Sat 12 -6pm<br>
Opening 5/9 - 6pm<br><br>
</b>Performance Space exhibits work engaged in contemporary border
debates, surveying across media and borders without attempting to
catalogue the diversity of cultural production in the field. Participants
include: Dacchi Dang, Horit Herman Peled, Kein Mensch ist Illegal
(Germany), No-one Is Illegal (Melbourne), Ruth Watson, Brook Andrew,
Bonita Ely, Jamil Yamani, Mel Donat, Bronia Iwanczak, Gordon Hookey, Guan
Wei, Geert Lovink, Stephen Best, Hossein Valamanesh, Lisa Andrew, Peter
Lyssiotis, Sodacake, Joseph Pugliese, Shafiq Munis, boat-people.org,
Think Again, Jassim Al Abaddy, Steve Cannane/JJJ morning show, Trebor
Scholz+Carol Flax, Borderland TV, Vivienne Dadour <br><br>
</font><a href="http://www.borderpanic.org/" eudora="autourl"><font color="#0000FF">http://www.borderpanic.org<br><br>
</a></font><font face="Verdana" color="#00FF00"><b>]avantcard
</b></font><font face="Verdana">Borderpanic is running an avantcard
competition for artwork in postcard format which powerfully addresses the
themes. The winning entry will be printed in 20,000 postcards and
distributed in venues around Australia. <br><br>
We are looking for a brilliant and beautiful idea which can fulfill an
anti-racist function as a stand alone card that people will send to their
friends or keep. <br><br>
</font><font face="Verdana" color="#00FF00"><b>]application details
</b></font><font face="Verdana">All entries must be in electronic format,
emailed to: <br>
postcard@borderpanic.org <br><br>
</font><font face="Verdana" color="#00FF00"><b>]artwork
</b></font><font face="Verdana">. TIFF or eps file in CMYK at 300 DPI.
. sized to 107 x 157mm <br>
. compressed files are fine <br><br>
Please include in the body of the email your name, contact details, the
title of the image and a statement about it. <br><br>
</font><font face="Verdana" color="#00FF00"><b>]the prize<br><br>
</b></font><font face="Verdana">The winning entry will be printed on
20,000 postcards distributed around Australia. <br>
The artist's name, and contact details if desired, will appear on the
reverse. <br>
The winner will be notified on September 21st,and announced at the
Symposium at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 22nd September. <br><br>
</font><font color="#0000FF"><u><a href="mailto:postcard@borderpanic.org" eudora="autourl">mailto:postcard@borderpanic.org<br><br>
</a></u></font><font face="Verdana">Curators: Zina Kaye and Deborah Kelly
  • y-s ueda | Thu Aug 22nd 2002 1 a.m.
    Symposium + Tactical Media Lab

    21-22 September $60/50(members)/$35
    The Museum of Contemporary Art,
    Circular Quay / George Street side, Sydney.
    Bookings: 9252 4044.


    DAY ONE: 2-6pm Southern Function Room, Museum of
    Contemporary Art

    An informal lab environment for exchange between media
    makers, artists and speakers including presentations and workshops.
    Invited participants include RAC, V.I.S.A.S., No-one is illegal,
    Urban Theatre Projects and more, who will briefly present regional
    statements on troubled border issues.


    DAY TWO: 11am- 5pm Amex Hall, Museum of Contemporary Art

    Formal lectures and presentations. Past, present, future: cultural response.
    Introduction from MCA Director Elizabeth Ann MacGregor, with speakers:

    Cathy Craigie - Independent writer and head of the Aboriginal and Torres
    Islander Board of the Australia Council for the Arts
    Ghassan Hage - author Phobic Disorders (forthcoming)
    Julian Burnside QC - founder of spareroomsforrefugees;
    Nikos Papastergiadis - The Australia Centre For Ideas, University of Melbourne
    Suvendrini Perera - School of Communication, Arts and Critical Enquiry, La
    Trobe University.

    PUBLIC BRAINSTORM FINALE: How can we respond to the xenophobia emergency?

    For more information, contact curators: Zina Kaye or Deborah Kelly:
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