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Other Lands Other Sounds 2019

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CALL FOR ARTISTS (Visual arts and Music)

Other Lands, Other Sounds 2019

A Residential Course for Collaborative Arts Practice in Góis, Portugal
August 28 - September 09, 2019

 

An intensive residential course bringing together visual artists and musicians to work collaboratively over ten days, creating new works combining photography, moving image, music, and sound art. Surrounded by the beautiful mountainside scenery of Gois, Portugal, Other Lands, Other Sounds 2019 offers a supportive environment for advanced practitioners (professionals, amateurs, students) who want to develop their practice through cross-arts experimentation and collaboration. Musicians will work closely with composer Filipe Sousa, exploring devised composition, improvisation, and collaborative music-making processes. Visual artists will work with Beatriz Martinez, exploring photography and video, and how to merge aesthetics and concept into multi-disciplinary projects. Intensive work sessions will be balanced with nature hikes, local sightseeing, swimming in the river, visiting local cafes and enjoying the relaxed pace of rural Portuguese life.

“The Other Lands, Other Sounds programme is fantastic – a great opportunity to explore composition and improvisation processes and approaches in a beautiful and supportive environment. The town of Gois is an ideal location for exploring creativity and artistry. I am very pleased to have chosen this programme and the support I received has really helped my work." (Other Lands, Other Sounds 2017 Testimonial)

€850 fee, €250 deposit (includes room and board, and tuition, does not include travel to Góis)Spaces limited

 

This project is delivered in partnership with RAIZVANGUARDA - Associação Cultural. www.raizvanguarda.pt

 

Deadline: 
08/25/2019
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Workshop - Sonic Electronics Festival

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Sonic Electronics Festival

Workshop Fort Processor by Isn’tses

Saturday 01 June 2019, 11:00 – 17:00.

Iklectik Art Lab

 

Tickets £65 Advanced only / Maximum capacity 15

 

The Fort Processor is a touch and light controlled synthesiser and audio effect circuit designed by Isn’tses.

The circuit consists of:

• A section which distorts and octave-divides incoming audio (eg from a radio, walkman, mp3, synth etc)
• Squarewave oscillators controlled by touching the metallic drawings across the centre of the circuitboard with fingers (touch two or more at once), and also by a light sensor (best played using flashing/colour-changing lights or moving shadows)
• A chopper/ring-modulator which rhythmically slices between the distorted input signal and the oscillators,
• A ‘Twin-T’ section; a classic kick drum circuit mutated into a mysterious bass oscillator/drum/drone/filter which is influenced by the audio input.

If no audio input is connected, the circuit instead uses feedback and acts as a self-contained synth.

The Fort Processor is powered from a 9v DC, centre-negative power supply, ie a BOSS-style guitar pedal PSU. Other polarities or voltages will probably damage/destroy the circuit so be careful! It is possible to wire up a 9v battery too.

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SONIC ELECTRONICS FESTIVAL

Borns with the need to create a place where to combine DIGITAL ARTS with ANALOGUE DEVICES and it is interested in showing processes of technological evolution.

Within computation the term DIGITAL, and its contrary, ANALOGUE, are frequently used to denote the difference between a numerical-digital and a physical model and help to separate out theoretical abstract computation from any particular concrete computational, and thus material, iteration.

So, SEF has as a reference the use of CODE as an original TECHNOLOGY for making MUSIC. It enjoys the DIY and HANDMADE spirit which ARTISTS, MUSICIANS, CODERS, MAKERS & HACKERS share. The activity fosters a community of tool DEVELOPERS and creative PRACTITIONERS interested in supporting creative practice through DIGITAL and ANALOGUE tools.

The festival also opens to OS / OH practices in a counter-laboratory and participatory process.

SEF will present an EXHIBITION, WORKSHOPS, TALKS, CONCERTS, a PUBLICATION and a RECORD.

With the collaboration of Iklectik Art LAB, SEF will set for many days as an experiment that shows an exhibition, workshops and concerts. With this hybrid format, SEF wants to increase the audience experience and make them participant.

The Festival collaborates together with Chalton Gallery to present new media art exhibition, with interactive works, AV installations and the most advanced technologies in music with PD, and the use of open software.

SEF also counts with the participation of POPklik, a London based collective in charge of the creative visual communication of the festival.

Claude Heiland-Allen, musician and software developer, is supporting the development of the festival and gives support as well as technical and aesthetic advice.

SEF is curated by Laura Netz, curator, artist, and director of EAM elektronische-art-and-music, a curatorial agency and record label, altogether with a network of collaborators and artists who support and facilitate the event.

Deadline: 
06/01/2019
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BLIND DATE MUSIC VIDEO COMPETITION

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BLIND DATE MUSIC VIDEO COMPETITION

Deadline - June 1st

 

We're super happy to announce our Blind Date Music Video filmmaking competition!

You can't get a more simple or more enjoyable idea:

Some of our best local musicians offer up a song or two - or in some cases a whole album!

Local filmmakers choose a track to make a film clip for and off they go.

Some bands are keen to appear in the video, some won't, but our panel will select the best of the bunch to screen at a special gala screening during Revelation - which might also include a live surprise or two!

The list of available tunes for filmmakers are available here. To pick a track, just email the competition ringmaster, Jen,  here and she’ll let you know if it’s available

So:

1. Choose a song

2. Email Jen to see if song is available.

3. Make a video.

4. Submit by June 1 at our website below via a portal coming soon.

5. Come to the screening!

Deadline: 
06/01/2019

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Conference "Performing Arts between Tradition and Contemporaneity"

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Internatioanl Conference: Performing Arts Between Tradition and Contemporaneity

AUSTRIA, RAGNITZ

​December 16 - 20, 2019

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The conference is held from December 16 to December 20, 2019 in the refurbished 13th century castle in the southern region of Austria, - Styria (Steiermark).

You are welcome to take part in the conference as a Speaker / Presenter.​

Participants: 

performing arts academics, arts educators and teachers, actors and directors, dancers and choreographers, arts administrators and producers, musicians, stage and costume designers, mask makers, multimedia artists, scriptwriters and playwrights, theatre critics and arts journalists, and all other performers of various genres and techniques. 

Call for Proposals:

Your proposal may have different formats: workshop, master-class, performance piece, work-in-progress, coaching session and other. 

The conference is a wonderful opportunity for performers, performing arts educators and teachers to demonstrate their methods and techniques. 

SHARE YOUR WORK WITH THE WORLD!

Deadline: 
05/31/2019

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from 150 EUR
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Composers & the Voice Applications Available Now

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American Opera Projects (AOP) is proud to announce the return of its popular Composers & the Voice program for its 2019-2021 season. The tenth cycle of the program will select 6 composers and up to 3 librettists for a two-year fellowship. The primary focus of Composers & the Voice is to give composers and librettists extensive experience working collaboratively with singers on writing for the voice and contemporary opera stage. APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2019-2021 SEASON WILL BE AVAILABLE MARCH 18, 2019.

Deadline: 
04/26/2019

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$50 for new applicants
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Audio Recording Engineer Practicum

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Overview

The Audio Recording Engineer Practicum is intended as a continuing education experience for emerging recording engineers with mature artistic insight and advanced practical skills, including significant professional experience or a high level of professional training. Practicum participants learn about equipment, software, and recording techniques while working on a wide variety of projects.

Applications are being accepted for the following time periods:

  • June 10 – September 7,  2019 for all applicants. 
  • June 10 – March 31, 2020 for Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada only. This is due to changes made by the Government of Canada to international student visa regulations, effective June 1, 2014. 

What does the program offer?

Engineers from around the world participate in our program to benefit from: 

  • Mentoring by staff producer, engineers, and technologists
  • Classes with audio staff and internationally-renowned guest faculty
  • Recording live concerts each week in classical, jazz, and contemporary genres 
  • Recording and producing professional recordings for the international musicians participating in music residency programs
  • Working with staff producers and engineers in conjunction with the video production team, recording and mixing lectures and presentations from visiting artists for online consumption
  • Supporting audio post-production and interactive media programs
  • Interacting with other international audio engineers as well as professional musicians and artists in other disciplines
  • Access to professionally-equipped studio spaces

Who should apply?

Applicants should have a combination of formal training and/or professional experience or aptitude in audio engineering. Working knowledge of Pyramix, ProTools, and File Maker Pro is desirable. Applicants will also have a practical understanding of file creation and management. 

Applicants will be able to manage resources and produce to schedule, as well as multitask effectively with strong time management and diplomacy skills.

Fees & Financial Assistance

Program fee (per week)* $230.44
Program fee with financial assistance (per week)* $0.00
Daily living allowance $61.00

Application fee: $65

*The daily program fee is covered 100% by financial assistance from Banff Centre.

 

Deadline: 
04/10/2019
Fee Detail: 
65
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