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OPEN CALL FOR CREATIVES – DIGITAL SUPERPOWER! LAB

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We are looking for 5 young womxn/LGBTQ creatives/artists based in London to join other participants in Johannesburg, South Africa, and Bulawayo, Zimbabwe to collectively explore gender safety issues in their cities.

Participants will join a series of remote workshops and use a custom gesture-based data collection web platform developed by UK-based artist, Ling Tan to explore and collect data surrounding their own and their communities' experiences of gender safety in their own city.

Participants will be guided in ways to map, visualise and narrativise their individual and collective data and findings in their own artistic medium (e.g graphic design, data visualisation, performance, photography, storytelling, poetry, etc).

Participants will receive a participation fee of £133 and funds to cover data for online engagements. There will also be an opportunity to present their work surrounding the topic at this year's Fak'ugesi Festival in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Deadline: 23 August 2021
More info: https://fakugesi.co.za/calldigitalsuperpower/

Deadline: 
08/23/2021

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Participants will receive a participation fee of £133 and funds to cover data for online engagements
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Space Waste Residency

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A one-month sculpture residency at Greywood Arts in partnership with the National Space Centre and supported by Cork County Council. 

We are seeking expressions of interest from artists with a sculpture, three-dimensional or multi-disciplinary practice who are interested in examining questions arising around the waste produced by the acceleration of technology. It is an opportunity for an artist to explore the impact of human interactions with space and how we could move forward into the future. What are the implications of sending satellites and other hardware into space? Whose responsibility is it to regulate this and to manage space debris? 

The residency is an exciting invitation for an artist to reimagine and re-purpose technological space components that cannot be recycled. The artist will collect materials from the National Space Centre and observe the workings of a busy ground station before immersing themselves in the creative environment at Greywood. The project concludes with an exhibition and discussion at the National Space Centre in early December to showcase the work created during the residency and kick of the NSC’s 10th birthday celebrations. 

The National Space Centre is set to share space communications components including circuit boards, assemblies and data subframes with the artist, as well as preserved panels from their recently dismantled 11-metre EU-5B4 dish.

“This is a pivotal time in space exploration,” explained NSC CEO Rory Fitzpatrick. “We’re looking at manned Martian exploration in the near future, while Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson have launched space tourism as a viable industry. At the same time, there are more than 125 million pieces of space garbage orbiting our planet. It’s an ideal moment to examine questions around our responsibility to live sustainably not only on Earth, but beyond it.”

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Residency with stipend
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Access to space technology debris from the NSC and time to visit the campus at Elfordstown Earthstation, Midleton Cork, Ireland. https://nationalspacecentre.eu/

Accommodation and studio space at Greywood Arts, Killeagh, Cork, Ireland. Transport between Greywood Arts & NSC. Materials budget up to €500. Stipend of €1,000.

Deadline: 
08/22/2021
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SpeakAIR Online Residency 2021

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The digitization of our world has accelerated faster than ever with the pandemic. We look at ourselves in the reflection on a computer screen and tirelessly wonder who/what we are becoming. Each day is the moment which N. Katherine Hayles defined as “a critical juncture when interventions might be made to keep disembodiment from being rewritten, once again into the prevailing concept of subjectivity.” While the fear of the posthuman world reemerges, others may see this moment as an opportunity to revisit and rethink problematic practices rooted within the history of humanism. 

In the age of New Media, how can we use technology to debunk the myth of universal human nature? How can one become a xeno – a foreign entity that constructs its own reality by rejecting universality and installing an updated reimagined-self? 

For the second edition of SpeakAIR in collaboration with motomoto, we invite an artist working in the fields of digital art and new media art to explore your idea of “xeno” and how this state will impact our perspective of the world. The selected artist will conduct research online for a month to build ideas by involving the online audience into the thinking process. Our platforms should be used as a map of your research.  

After the period, the artist will be given 3 months to complete the project for the exhibition in the fall at motomoto, a micro artist residency in Kumamoto Japan, along with their artist resident Mutsumi Tomosada. Our online/remote residency aims to offer a context for an artist to develop his/her/their work. For this reason, we are looking for someone who takes this opportunity seriously. Since this is an online/remote residency, we give priority to a project that can be realized easily without the presence of the artist. 

Application Deadline
March 22, 23:59 (EST)

Residency Time-Frame

Research Period: May 03 – 28
Production Period: June 01 – August 31
Exhibition: Fall (dates to be discussed)

Eligibility

The ideal candidate will:

  • be a person of any nationality working in the fields of digital art, new media, sound art, video art, film, performance, installation, coding, 3D.
  • actively engage with the audience via live-streamings and online workshops during the research period.
  • have basic social media and video making skills.
  • be familiar with Wix.
  • Be able to complete a project by the fall (September or October).
  • Be able to communicate in English.

Requirements

  • Daily post on our blog and social media page. 
  • Mandatory participation in monthly meetings and online events.
  • Completion of the project before the exhibition.
  • Respect the submitted schedule.
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Support

  • A stipend of 300 CAD from SpeakArt at the completion of the entire program
  • An exhibition at motomoto in Japan. Artist will be responsible for production and transportation of the works.
  • Online events at our virtual space
  • Technical support and consultation from SpeakArt during the research and production period.
  • Installation support from motomoto during the exhibition period.
  • Featured on SpeakArt and motomoto websites and social media
Deadline: 
03/22/2021
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Call for applications -Principal Residency Program 2022

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La Becque is launching its new call for applications for its Principal Residency Program, seeking residents for 2022.

La Becque's Principal Residency Program offers three- and six-month residencies to selected applicants. The residencies will be held between January and November, 2022. Details about the full yearly calendar and available residency periods in 2022 are available on La Becque's website, which provides all information and forms pertaining to the call (application criteria and guidelines, FAQ, and application form).

The Principal Residency Program is oriented towards confirmed artists as well as up-and-coming practitioners with a high development potential. It continues to dedicate particular attention to projects exploring the interplay of nature and technology—two notions which are more than ever intertwined and, even more since the onset of the pandemic, at the core of contemporary preoccupations.

A purposefully broad playfield, this thematic nexus opens up very diverse yet similarly rewarding avenues of exploration—for example: documenting what and who makes up the “Anthropocene”; investigating notions such as exploration, extraction, the politics of nature, interspecies communication, proto-technologies and nature, etc.; using technological tools to document and transcribe natural environments into artistic contexts; exploring new junctures at which technology becomes part of our natural environments, and vice versa.

Principal Residency Program participants will be selected globally by a transdisciplinary jury of experts. The jury selecting 2022 residents is composed of percussionist Alexandre Babel (Berliner Ensemble, Eklekto Geneva Percussion Center), Patrick de Rham (director, Arsenic Lausanne), visual artist Latifa EchakhchJean-Paul Felley (curator and director of EDHEA—the Valais School of Art), Sabine Himmelsbach (director, HEK—Haus für elektronische Künste, Basel), Elise Lammer (curator and art critic, Institut Kunst HGK FHNW), and Stefano Stoll (director, Images Vevey), joined by Fondation Françoise Siegfried-Meier board members Anne-Catherine de Perrot and Tamara Jenny-Devrient, and La Becque director Luc Meier, as well as additional jurors to be announced at a later date.

Deadline: 
04/05/2021
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FUTURE IS TODAY

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Al-Tiba9 is offering artists to join its first virtual contemporary exhibition of 30 artists from around the globe who reflect contemporary perspectives and inspirations that attract our future in today's moment. This particular show aims to give the artist a curated show and extensive international exposure that helps them to deal with the online technologies and confront their works in a virtual environment.

Prizes Details: 

• Opening exhibition June 1st, 2020

• Duration : 3 weeks show.

• All selected artists will benefit from a dedicated page on Al-Tiba9 official website. 

• All published artists will be promoted on our web site, social media, and newsletters.

Deadline: 
05/20/2020

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ADAF open call EXTENDED

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Athens Digital Arts Festival is looking for artists who engage their work with new media and digital art in general to submit their work for our festival (around the end of spring, dates unknown yet). Main theme: TECHNO-TRIBALISM
You can find more details following the link below: 

Deadline: 
03/15/2020

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