BIO
Eva Mendoza is an independent curator, cultural manager and artist who lives and works in NYC. She studied a Master in Arts Administration at Columbia University with a Fulbright and Ministry of Culture Fellowship. Her thesis discusses the situation of Spanish artists working in New York and their professional relation with cultural institutions in New York.
She has previously received a Master’s degree in Arts Administration from the Instituto Ortega y Gasset in Spain, and a Master’s degree in Art and New Technologies at the Universidad Europea de Madrid. She holds degrees in Journalism and in Humanities, and has been specializing in contemporary art. She took PhD courses in Fine Arts and Modern Categories at the Complutense University, Spain.
She curated and organized Region 0. The Latino Video Art Festival of New York at the King Juan Carlos I Center, New York University. She is currently the director of the project Round Trip NY.
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Selected artists for Region 0 - The Latino Video Art Festival of New York


Dates:
Thu May 16, 2013 00:00 - Sat May 18, 2013

Location:
New York, New York
United States of America

King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center at NYU
Organized by Laura Turégano | Curated by Eva Mendoza Chandas
Special mentions - Jury: Chus Martínez. Chief Curator at the Museo del Barrio in New York. Octavio Zaya. Writer, curator, and editor, Curator of the Spanish Pavillion at the 55th Venice Biennale 2013.
www.regionzero.net | www.nyu.edu/kjc
Eighty-six artists will show their work on the second edition of Region 0. The Latino Video Art Festival of New York, which will take place on May 16th, 17th, and 18th, 2013 at NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center.
About 1,000 video artworks, of extreme good quality, were submitted in response to Region 0 open call. Eva Mendoza Chandas, curator of the festival, screened all of them and made the final selections. Region 0 jury members Chus Martinez, (Chief Curator of El Museo del Barrio in New York) and Octavio Zaya (independent curator and curator of the Spanish Pavilion for the 55th Biennale of Art in Venice in 2013), will grant two special mentions. These final awards will be announced on May 18th during the closing ceremony of the festival.
A total 574 creative artists from US, Latin America, Portugal and Spain presented their works, with a final countdown of bout 1,000 pieces.
Region 0 showcases current trends in the field of video art, highlighting the distinct conceptual and technical approaches of the participating creators.
The artists selected are:
Enrique Piñuel, Spain. Enric Socias, Spain. Verónica Ruth Frias, Spain. Lois Patiño, Spain. Marcia Beatriz Granero, Brazil. Albert Merino, Spain. Quintín Rivera-Toro, Puerto Rico. Tamara Kuselman, Argentina, Amsterdam. Azahara Cerezo, Spain. Claudia de la Torre and Takako Oishi, Mexico, Germany. Luis Bezeta, Spain. Jaime de la Jara, Spain. Beatriz Albuquerque, Portugal, USA. Antonio Ortuño, Spain, USA. Inés García Gómez, Spain. Pablo Fernández Pujol, Spain. Ximena Labra and Lucas Caraba, Mexico. Cristina Ghetti, Argentina. Antonio Savinelli, Lithuania, Spain, Venezuela. C. L. Salvaro, Brazil. Ilich Castillo, Ecuador. Santiago Parres (EZO), Spain. Viviana Diaz, Colombia. Casilda Sánchez, Spain, USA. Fernando Baena and Marianela León, Spain. Julia Martos Ramirez, Spain. Rosalía Banet, Spain. David Catá, Spain. Freddy Clavijo, Colombia. Marcello Mercado, Argentina, Germany. Jose Soto, Puerto Rico. Ralph Kistler, Spain, Germany. Santi Gonzalez, Spain. Fernando José Pereira, Portugal. Manuel Saiz, Spain. Javier Marisco, Spain. Eli Cortiñas, Spain, Germany. Ninfa Sánchez and Karen Vilchis, Mexico. Luis Garciga, Cuba. Celeste Rodriguez, Argentina. Félix Fernández, Spain. Diego Arias, Costa Rica. Magdalena Cernadas, Argentina. Barbara Fluxá in collaboration with Fernando Martín and Jose Bernal, Spain. Rubén Blanco Alderete, Spain. Elvira Palazuelos and Emilio Lizcano, Spain. Katherinne Fiedler, Peru. Emilio Chapela, Mexico. Glendalys Medina, USA. Manuela Viera Gallo, Chile. Arantxa Boyero, Spain. Mario Sarramián (mao sian), Spain. pekin es (Ainara LeGardon, Ruben Gutiérrez del Castillo & Mario Sarramián), Spain. Lucia Pizzani, Venezuela. Zoé T. Vizcaino, Mexico. Javier Velázquez Cabrero, Spain. Amparo Garrido, Spain. Agustín Puente, Argentina. Rita Rodríguez, Spain. Daniel Duda, Brazil. Iván Cortázar, Spain, USA. Yaima Carrazana, Amsterdam, Cuba. Fernando Rubio Ahumada, Colombia. Simón Pacheco, Spain, Germany. Xavier José Cunilleras, Mexico. Ana Esteve Reig, Spain. Guillermo Daldovo, Argentina. Sergio Ojeda, Spain. Iván Pérez Vidal, Spain. Alejandra Pombo Suárez, Spain. María Cañas, Spain. Carlos Rodríguez-Méndez, Spain. Luciano Piazza, Argentina. Sebastian Cabrera, Peru. Jorge Varela and Andrea Vázquez, Spain. Raul Martinez, Spain, USA. Juan López, Spain. Romy Pocztaruk, Brazil.
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OPPORTUNITY

Region 0 - The Latino Video Art Festival of New York


Deadline:
Fri Mar 15, 2013 19:30

Location:
New York, New York
United States of America

Region 0 - The Latino Video Art Festival of New York
King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center at NYU
Organized by Laura Turégano
Curated by Eva Mendoza Chandas

Special mentions - Jury:
Chus Martínez. Chief Curator at the Museo del Barrio in New York.
Octavio Zaya. Writer, curator, and editor, Curator of the Spanish Pavillion at the 55th Venice Biennale 2013.

www.regionzero.net www.nyu.edu/kjc

The King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center of New York University is pleased to announce the open call to participate in the second edition of Region 0 - The Latino Video Art Festival of New York, to be held on May 16-18, 2013 in New York City, United States.

In the audiovisual media, Region 0 is an informal term for “worldwide.” Region 0 - The Latino Video Art Festival of New York (“the Festival”) embraces the idea of audiovisual works transcending international barriers. The first edition of Region 0 took place in March 2011 and during 2012 travelled to Mexico, Cuba, Argentina, Spain and other locations in the United States.

Call for entries
The Festival is open to all Spanish, Latin American, or US of Latin descent artists, older than 21.
All subjects are accepted.
Participants may send a maximum of two video works.
Entries must have been completed after 2009; maximum length is 10 minutes.
If the works contain dialogues, texts or songs relevant to their understanding in a language other than English, they must be subtitled in English.
The period for submission of work is one month: from 15 February to 15 March 2013. Works not submitted within these dates will not be accepted.
Videos will be submitted online. All works must be submitted via the Internet.

Selection
The curator, Eva Mendoza Chandas, will select the videos, provided they meet the requirements stated in these regulations. Videos will be selected taking into account their quality, originality of the proposal, and their aesthetic and conceptual research.
During April, the organization will contact by email the artists whose work has been selected.

Special mentions
A jury composed of two internationally recognized professionals in the art world will award special mentions.
Three works among those selected for the Festival will receive a special mention, each endowed with US$ 500. The awards will be subject to U.S. tax treatment.
The organization reserves the right to substitute a juror if necessary.
The jury's decision is final.

Documentation
1. A link to the videos that allows a complete and correct view. Links to YouTube, Vimeo, artist’s own website, etc., are accepted.
2. Technical details, namely: Title, author or authors, year of production, length, and a brief synopsis of the works. Documentation must be submitted both in its original language and in English.
3. Two still frames extracted from each sent work, in JPEG format, with a resolution of 300 DPI and at a maximum size of 30 cm x 30 cm (11.8 inches x 11.8 inches).
4. Bio in English of the artist or group of artists (with a contact email address).
All required documentation must be sent to info@regionzero.net

Shipment
Artists must email their works to info@regionzero.net
Artists whose work is selected must send their video files within a week of receiving the email. Files may be sent via Internet and must comply with the following formats and rates: Quicktime movie (.mov), 30 FPS, 16:9, Audio 44.100 KHz, 720 x 480 pixels.

Screenings
Region 0 – 2nd edition will be held on May 16th, 17th and 18th, 2013, at NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center at NYU in New York City.
The organization will promote the selected works as much as possible.
Selected artists agree to assign the rights to screen their video for the duration of the Festival and the Festival for possible traveling exhibitions to other centers and/or institutions.
Selected artists agree to release their screening rights during the course of the Festival and for possible traveling exhibitions.
Selected artists agree to transfer the pictures rights for outreach, promotion and Festival archive purposes.
Participation in this Festival entails acceptance of these terms and conditions.