Call for projects
Wigged Productions in collaboration with curator Humberto Ramirez is seeking Web-based artists working in video, animation and netart to contribute projects for an online exhibition addressing the concept of "EXTRAPOLATIONS" We are particularly interested in works situated outside of mainstream visual strategies, using anachronism, simulacra, radical denial, historical revision, nonlinear narratives, humor etc. The idea of critique as an oblique activity, tangential and tactical is central to this project.
In order to submit your work for consideration, please provide your name, title of project, short synopsis and URL address by email to email@example.com, or alternatively send DVD with QuickTime movie or miniDV by May 25, 2006 with requested information to:
P.O BOX 1637
BRATTLEBORO, VT 05302-1637
The online exhibition will run from July 1, 2006 through June 15, 2007 and the deadline for submissions is May 20, 2006.
Call for papers and projects
MOBILEFEST is the First International Festival of Mobile Art and Creativity, and will take place in September, in São Paulo, Brazil. In its first edition, it aims to discuss the sociological, cultural and esthetics implications that mobile phones and their technologies have been promoting globally. In fact, the global transformations the world has been gone through have modified the way we realize, interpret and represent reality.
Nowadays the great majority of people worldwide make use of numerous mobile devices, and artists, engineers, technologists and civil society propose new applications daily for the use of this recent technology. Therefore, within this context comes MOBILEFEST - International Festival of Mobile Art and Creativity, a Brazilian project that consists of the realization of an international symposium, awarding of the best national works that involve mobile technology and educational workshops.
MOBILEFEST 2006 seeks paper and presentation proposals responding to the Symposium themes:
How can Mobile Technology contribute to democracy, culture, art, ecology, peace, education, health and third-sector?
SUBMISSION PROCEDURE FOR OPEN CALLS:
Submissions should be sent by February 28th 2006 via email to
University level (optional):
Proposed category (democracy, culture, art, ecology, peace, education, health and third-sector):
Papers submitted are limited to 30 minutes.
Paper presenters will be grouped thematically according to the proposed category.
Submissions should include a brief description of the proposed presentation (up to 200 words) inclusive work and participants along with appropriate documentation. (rtf, doc or pdf)
Send your submission to: firstname.lastname@example.org
ions will be Webcast live and also available as podcasts immediately following presentation.
DEADLINES - IMPORTANT DATES:
Submission of proposal abstracts: May 11th, 2006
Notification: June 1th, 2006 ...