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Visions 2020 Open Call

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Visions in the Nunnery is the Nunnery Gallery’s renowned biennial showcase of recent moving image and performance artwork. The open call is an opportunity to be part of one of the most varied and exciting presentations of moving image in London. We invite submissions from all over the world to exhibit with each year's especailly invited lead artists whose work will set the tone for the three programmes.

Visions 2020’s first lead artist has been announced as 2019 Jarman Award winner Hetain Patel, with the second and third name to be announced shortly. 

OPEN CALL DETAILS

WHO | Moving image and performance artists

WHAT |  We are looking for recent work that has been made in the last two years. There is no theme, but the tone of each programme is set by three lead artists. Selection will be based on innovative uses of your chosen medium.  No more than three entries per artist.

WHERE | The Nunnery Gallery, London

WHEN | 24 September – 13 December 2020

REQUIREMENTS

Moving Image | We are looking for single screen works of up to 10 minutes in duration. However, we do have limited space for small installation / monitor based work, or longer single-screen pieces. If you are submitting an installation, please provide additional information describing the work, including presentation equipment, dimensions, space requirements etc. Please be aware that we cannot always provide specific equipment for installation-based works.

Performance | We are looking for live works up to 15 minutes in duration for the Visions 2020 performance events. Please describe the work’s mechanics, including equipment, dimensions, props, space requirements, number of performers etc. If possible, a taster clip via video-link is always useful.

TO APPLY | Please complete the submission form (click the 'apply now' link below). Submissions are charged at £10 per entry. You can submit up to three works.

APPLICATION DEADLINE | Sunday 21 June 2020, midnight

Established in 1999, Visions in the Nunnery is a renowned showcase of moving image, digital and performance art, selected from an international open call.

Now a biennial staple of the Nunnery Gallery programme, Visions 2020 will be the 12th edition of the exhibition. Drawing on its rich history, Visions now invites three established artists to lead programmes for each exhibition, setting the tone and themes for the open call. 2020’s first lead artist has been announced as 2019 Jarman Award winner Hetain Patel. Visions will be selected by artist and selector Tessa Garland, Sophie Hill, Director of Arts + Events at Bow Arts, and artist and curator Kamila Kuc.

Read more about Visions in the Nunnery

Deadline: 
06/21/2020

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£10 per entry
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The Performer

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THE PERFORMER Call for Exhibition

In the next exhibition the figure of the performer will be our gaze's protagonist .

The gathered works will once again make explicit the role of the photographic medium, already highlighted with the experiences of the performing arts since the 1960s, in the process of creation and diffusion, as well as documentation, analysis and interpretation of the performative act.

The key element is the "gesture", as in any type of performative performance: artistic, theatrical, choreographic, musical, etc., understood as a set of signs of a corporeal and primitive language, as cultural codes that concern behavior, through which the performer seeks contact, involvement and often active participation.

The figure of the performer is thus recalled as the author of the artistic performance but also of the athletic one, where aesthetics, balance of form, harmony of gesture become visual stimuli that involves the emotional sphere of the observer.

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Deadline 7th June 2020

 

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06/07/2020

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Call to Artists - Ucross Fall 2020 Residency (Aug - Dec)

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UCROSS RESIDENCY PROGRAM - FALL 2020

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Ends on March 1, 2020

The mission of Ucross Foundation is to foster the creative spirit of deeply committed artists and groups by providing uninterrupted time, studio space, living accommodations, and the experience of the majestic High Plains while serving as a good steward of its historic 20,000-acre ranch.

ABOUT THE RESIDENCY PROGRAM

The Ucross Foundation Residency Program offers the gift of time and space to competitively selected individuals working in all artistic disciplines.  The Foundation strives to provide a respectful, comfortable and productive environment, freeing artists from the pressures and distractions of daily life.  As painter Carol Schwennesen commented, "There has been no other art experience that has been as wide and deep and solid as the experience of being at Ucross."

The Ucross Foundation provides living accommodations, individual work space, and uninterrupted time to approximately 85 individuals each year.  Typical residencies are one month in length but can vary from two to six weeks.  At any one time, there are up to ten individuals in residence, a mix of visual artists, writers and composers.  In most cases, studios are separate from living quarters.  

Lunch and dinners are prepared Monday to Friday by a professional chef with ample provisions on hand for breakfasts and weekends.  Lunches are delivered to individual studios; group dinners take place at 6 p.m.  Towels and all linens are provided, as is weekly housekeeping for bedrooms.  There is cell phone service and wireless internet throughout residency facilities.  

Residents are responsible for providing their own working materials and for their travel to Sheridan, Wyoming.  There is no charge for a residency. 

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UCROSS FELLOWSHIP FOR NATIVE AMERICAN VISUAL ARTISTS - FALL 2020  

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Ends on March 1, 2020

Current work is requested.  An applicant's work sample is the most significant feature of his or her application. Unless work is interdisciplinary, each applicant is encouraged to apply in a primary discipline and submit a work sample and project description which emphasizes this single discipline. Competition for residencies varies seasonally and with the number of applications. While only one Fellowship winner will be selected, all applicants will have the option of being considered for a regular Ucross residency.

ELIGIBILITY: Residencies are open to Native American visual artists who meet the following criteria:
* be a practicing contemporary visual artist currently producing works of art in all visual mediums including: PAINTING, DRAWING, MIXED MEDIA, SCULPTURE, PRINTMAKING, PHOTOGRAPHY, VIDEO, ANIMATION, PERFORMANCE ART, INSTALLATION and CERAMICS.
* an enrolled member of a state-recognized or federally-recognized Tribe, Pueblo, Nation, Native Community, Political Entity or Alaskan Native Village.

VISUAL ART WORK SAMPLE: Submit 10-15 IMAGES (in JPEG format, NO PDF'S for work sample) and a DATA SHEET that corresponds to your images which includes title, medium, size and year of completion.

FILM/VIDEO/ANIMATION/PERFORMANCE ART WORK SAMPLE: Submit up to 3 video files, each less than 8 minutes in length and smaller than 200 MB in size, or provide up to 3 VIMEO or YOU TUBE URL links.

THERE IS NO APPLICATION FEE FOR 2020 UCROSS FELLOWSHIP FOR NATIVE AMERICAN VISUAL ARTISTS.

Deadline: 
03/01/2020

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General Call $40 or Native American Visual Fellowship FREE
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HERE Sublet Series

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Call for Submissions: SubletSeries@HERE Program –  Spring 2020, Summer 2020

One of our most vital services, the SubletSeries@HERE Program, supports 250 guest independent artists and groups—such as New Georges, Vampire Cowboys, and ViBe Theater Experience (an educational arts group for underserved urban teen girls)—and their audiences each season.

This creative curated rental program has allowed many upstart companies and emerging artists to realize their full artistic vision on a small budget. The program provides subsidized performance and rehearsal space, technical assistance, and administrative support, including a fully staffed box office. SubletSeries@HERE artists can also access equipment that is not typically available in venues our size such as video projectors, wireless microphones, color scrollers—all for free or at subsidized rates. We accept applications from artists all over the world for the opportunity to show work.

We would really appreciate you sharing our programs with your community.

Please let me know if I can provide any additional information.

Deadline: 
05/01/2020
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Co.Lab Sound

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Artist Open Call: Co.Lab Sound

Co.Lab Sound is an experimental testbed for artists to develop new work and collaborate live. Informed by a long line of experimental music, sound art and performance, these events embrace the processes of improvisation and experimentation to showcase artists expanding the field of sound art and what it means to experience art live.

Performing is inherently participatory, our aim is to develop a new dialogue between the audience and our exhibiting artists, collectives and musicians, by making the audience a part of the making process. We encourage the disruptive, the active and outspoken. Take part, take in and be live.

NB: Submission is free. If you are selected, we will ask for a £20 contribution and some of your time. Please read ‘how to submit’ and our FAQs for full details.

Deadline: 23:59 on Sun 22 March 2020.

#FaB20

Fringe Arts Bath (FaB) is a test-bed for early career-curators, and those who prefer to operate outside of the gallery-based arts scene. FaB aims to raise the profile of contemporary visual arts in Bath and beyond, providing opportunities for early-career and emerging artists.  FaB festival is a free, 2 week festival putting art in unusual places in unexpected ways for people to happen across and interact with, with exhibitions, interventions and events based in Bath, UK, in May-June each year. There are 20 different exhibitions to submit to for FaB 2020, everyone can submit, from anywhere in the world.

Deadline 23:59 on Sun 22 March 2020. 

Submission is free (unless otherwise stated). If you are selected, FaB will ask for a £20 contribution and some of your time - read their FAQs for details.

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Deadline: 
03/22/2020

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£20 Upon Selection
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Calling For Performance Artists And Musicians To Crypton International Art Festival In Barcelona

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Artness System invites you to burn your lights faster as an international performance artists and musicians ! Your lights depicts to rising creativity in the each artists' approach from all over. Let's imagine our future through art in all techniques. We can shape the future with each burning lights... Raise your hand and let's move together ! You will find the application form to join us for the exciting art festival between 18-23 December !
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Application is free and participant artist will be had some opportunities by Artness Group :

Adding to Artness System’s Artist Library as current
Artness Contemporary Interview
Certificate
Publication
Emailing system for more than 10.000 art collectors
Promoting on social media as current not only during the show
Have a chance for participating some selected opportunity like year of the artist. ( Artist of the 2018 is Eleni Tsamadia from Greece who participated in Metamorphosis Art Festival, Barcelona with her video project that called ”VENUS DE MILO” 

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12/15/2019

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