Gene Gort
Since 2006
Works in Avon, Connecticut United States of America

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OPPORTUNITY

"Then, What If?" - video and sound project


Deadline:
Wed Aug 01, 2012 12:00

Location:
United States of America

Call for Entries DEADLINE AUGUST 1, 2012

Then, what if? - presented by NewMediaNewMusicNewEngland

SEEKING 60 second sound works and 60 second videos from composers and artists living and/or working in the New England states, USA: CT, RI, MA, NH, VT & ME. (ONLY)

(Gene Gort and Ken Steen: co-curators)

"Then, what if?"- an exploration of intentionality and randomness

60 sound pieces and 60 videos will be selected from the call for entries. They will be subject to random and/or intentional pairings for public presentation in a variety of venues. A new web page will be constructed using these works. The web interface will allow visitors to randomly pair sound pieces and videos to create a wide array of juxtapositions and experiences of this collection of sound and image (3600 potential pairings). Additionally, visitors will have the choice to hear/view selected works independently with links to producers. See the existing page from the first call in 2009: http://www.nmnmne.org/what_if.php

Additionally, the project will be available as a screening event to galleries, museums, schools, festivals, etc. A new random shuffle will be generated to create a unique program for each screening event.

TO SUBMIT go to the website call for entries http://www.nmnmne.org/what_if_call2.html


JOB

Visiting Artist-in-residence, MEDIA ARTS/NEW MEDIA


Deadline:
Mon Apr 20, 2009 16:52

Location:
United States of America

Artist-in-Residence, Media Arts Department
Hartford Art School, University of Hartford

Salary: $32,000 with benefits
Position: One-year appointment
Application Deadline: Now and until position is filled
Start Date: Fall 2009

Overview: The Hartford Art School, University of Hartford invites applications for a one-year 2/3 time, non-tenure track faculty appointment as Artist-in-Residence in the Media Arts Department, with emphasis in hardware/software interface engineering as it applies to fine arts. The application deadline is now, or until the position is filled. The position will begin August 2009. The candidate selected will be expected to be a significant partner in a small department with potential collaborations with faculty in electronic music, computer science and computer engineering. The Artist-in-Residence will teach two Media Arts courses each semester, have access to our media labs to create and develop his/her own work and be expected to give one public presentation or workshop about his/her own work. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds.

Minimum Qualifications:
MFA in studio art or equivalent experience in hardware/software interface engineering as it applies to fine arts installation, web, performance, or hybrid forms is required. Creative energy, experience in electronic arts media, and commitment to teaching are also essential. The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff members reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will have a broad understanding of contemporary art and theory, as well as media history and visual culture. The ideal candidate should have knowledge of software, as well as programming skills - dual platform and open source, familiarity with user-based software applications, including Pure Data, MAX/MSP, Isadora, Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, Flash, Web design/html, Logic Pro and/or ProTools or equivalent. This position is designed for an artist who has an exhibiting or video/electronic arts production record and a minimum of two years college teaching experience.

Application:
Send a letter of application highlighting the candidate's qualifications, complete curriculum vitae, website address/online project documentation only (please no physical samples of documentation or work), sample syllabi of two courses, "physical computing" and "interactive media" (including reading/resource lists and project descriptions), names and contact information (phone and email) for three references to Power Boothe, Dean, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/M/F/D/V.

ALL MATERIALS MAY BE SENT ELECTRONICALLY TO boothe@hartford.edu
(cc: gort@hartford.edu)

The Hartford Art School Community:
The Hartford Art School offers a dynamic balance of traditional and emergent studio and design arts in a stimulating environment that enables and supports students’ creative and intellectual development. The School has nine BFA majors, a 14:1 student-faculty ratio, and two on-campus galleries (see: http://www.hartfordartschool.org/). Its undergraduate enrollment is 350 students and it is an integral part of the University of Hartford that has an undergraduate and graduate population of 7,000 students.


OPPORTUNITY

What If? - 60 x 60


Deadline:
Thu Jan 15, 2009 00:00

Location:
United States of America

CALL FOR ENTRIES - JANUARY 15 DEADLINE. NEW ENGLAND STATES USA ONLY

NO ENTRY FEE

We are looking for 60 second sound works and 60 second SILENT video works for a project called "What If? 60x60"

Composers/sound artists and video producers working and/or living ONLY in the 6 New England States : CT, RI, MA, NH, VT, ME

PLEASE VISIT New Media New Music New England for submission guidelines and application form

http://nmnmne.org


OPPORTUNITY

NEW MEDIA NEW MUSIC NEW ENGLAND: 60x60 - What If?


Deadline:
Thu Jan 15, 2009 00:00

Location:
United States of America

60X60
New Media : New Music : New England
What If?
Call for Music and Video

Gene Gort and Ken Steen: co-curators

60X60
New Media : New Music : New England
What If?
Call for Music and Video
Gene Gort and Ken Steen: co-curators
60 second sound works and 60 second videos are being sought from composers and artists living and/or working in New England, USA: CT, RI, MA, NH, VT & ME.

project description:

conceptual focus: an exploration of intentionality and randomness
two components: live event/exhibit & web installation

live event/exhibit: 60 sound pieces and 60 videos will be selected and intentionally paired
based on the curators' responses to both media. These 60 sound & video pieces are intended
for presentation or installation in a wide variety of venues.

web installation: a web site (currently under development) will be constructed using these same 60 sound and video pieces. The web interface will allow visitors to randomly pair sound pieces and videos to create a wide array of juxtapositions and experiences of this collection of sound and image. Additionally, visitors will have the choice to hear/view selected works independently with links to producers. The web site is also intended for kiosk installation in unexpected locations. We are currently making arrangements for showings and installations
throughout New England.

music guidelines:

content: there are no stylistic preferences. we want to encourage submission of electronic music of all genres, sound or noise pieces, field recordings, deconstructions, reconstructions, text works, spoken word, combinations of all of the above etc. and new works produced specifically for this project.

duration: submitted works must be 60 seconds or less - works that are under 60 seconds
should be surrounded by silence - on either or both the beginning and end - so that the total
duration is exactly 60 seconds.
file formats: file(s) on audio CD (no mp3 CDs or CD-Rs)
DO NOT SEND SCORES

video guidelines:

content: there are no stylistic preferences. we want to encourage submission of silent video
works of all genres and new works produced specifically for this project.

duration: submitted works must be 60 seconds or less of silent video: no titles or credits. (However, works can contain text-on-screen as part of it's content.) Works that are under 60 seconds should be surrounded by black/white etc. - on either or both the beginning and end - so that the total duration is exactly 60 seconds.

file formats: submissions must be: Full-frame DV NTSC [NO PAL, NO DVDs]
as one of the following:
Quicktime file
mini dv tape
URL for download (and other file requested below).

complete submissions will include:

music: audio CD.
(labeled with composers name and name of piece - no paper/adhesive labels on discs)
application form - [3 sentence bios will be solicited from selected composers via email].
DO NOT SEND SCORES

video: Full frame Quicktime file submitted on CD-R or DVD-R, with credits + 3 sentence bio as text file (3 sentences only) + web address, email or other contact info.
OR
mini-dv tape (labeled with producers name) and disc with credits + 3 sentence bio
as text file (no paper/adhesive labels on discs)
OR
an email with URL for Quicktime download, credits + 3 sentence bio as text file (3 sentences only) + web address, email or other preferred contact info.
Please name files like this: firstandlastname.mov

60 second sound works and 60 second videos are being sought from composers and artists living and/or working in New England, USA: CT, RI, MA, NH, VT & ME - ONLY.

submissions not complying with file specifications will not be reviewed for this project.
more than one submission is acceptable.
submitted materials will not be returned and will be discarded after project completion.


In order to promote a direct experience of the work itself,
we are not accepting program notes.


send music to: Ken Steen
60X60 c/o The Hartt School
University of Hartford
200 Bloomfield Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06117

send video to: Gene Gort
60X60 c/o The Hartford Art School
University of Hartford
200 Bloomfield Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06117

questions?:
music: steen@hartford.edu
video: gort@hartford.edu

submissions must be received by: January 15, 2009

selection notification via email by: February 15, 2009


JOB

Artist-in-Residence, Media Arts


Deadline:
Wed Jan 30, 2008 17:04

Location:
United States of America

Artist-in-Residence, Media Arts Department
Hartford Art School, University of Hartford


Salary: $32,000 with benefits
Position: One-year appointment, with option for one-year renewal
Application Deadline: March 15, 2008
Start Date: Fall 2008

Overview: The Hartford Art School, University of Hartford invites applications for a one-year full-time non-tenure track faculty appointment as Artist-in-Residence in the Media Arts Department, with emphasis in hardware/software interface engineering as it applies to fine arts. The application deadline is March 15, 2008, or until the position is filled. The position will begin August 2008. There may be an opportunity for a one-year renewal. The candidate selected will be expected to be a significant partner in a small department with potential collaborations with faculty in electronic music, computer science and computer engineering. The Artist-in-Residence will teach two Media Arts courses each semester, have access to our media labs to create and develop his/her own work and be expected to give one public presentation or workshop about his/her own work. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds.

Minimum Qualifications:
MFA in studio art or equivalent experience in hardware/software interface engineering as it applies to fine arts installation, web, performance, or hybrid forms is required. Creative energy, experience in electronic arts media, and commitment to teaching are also essential. The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will have a broad understanding of contemporary art and theory, as well as media history and visual culture. The ideal candidate should have knowledge of software, as well as programming skills - dual platform and open source, familiarity with user-based software applications, including MAX/MSP, Isadora, Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, Flash, Web design/html, (Dreamweaver, Go Live, etc.), Logic Pro and/or ProTools or equivalent. This position is designed for an artist who has an exhibiting or video/electronic arts production record and a minimum of college two years teaching experience.

Application:
Send a letter of application highlighting the candidate's qualifications, complete curriculum vitae, website address/online project documentation, sample syllabi of two courses (previously taught or proposed), names and contact information for three references to Power Boothe, Dean, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/M/F/D/V.

The Hartford Art School Community:
The Hartford Art School offers a dynamic balance of traditional and emergent studio and design arts in a stimulating environment that enables and supports students’ creative and intellectual development. The School has nine BFA majors, a 14:1 student-faculty ratio, and two on-campus galleries (see: http://www.hartfordartschool.org/). Its undergraduate enrollment is 350 students and it is an integral part of the University of Hartford that has an undergraduate and graduate population of 7,000 students.