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Surveillance Society. A State of Control






Call for Exhibition │Free entry

Accepted media: Photography, Digital Visual Design, Video

Group Exhibition in Rome or Milan city. April 2022


This call intends to collect works that are useful while critically commenting on contemporary society and on the tools used to regulate the behavior of the masses.

"A state of control", this is how the condition of men who live within the spaces of an evolved society can be defined. More and more technologies are being used to guarantee the safety of individuals, in an attitude of trust towards those who have the task of nipping in the bud the emergence of behaviors not recognized by social norms.

Surveillance also means recording, analyzing behaviors and lifestyles, it means collecting data and information useful for the growth of a nation, for the protection and safety of one’s people, but also and above all, useful to those who know how to make economic profit out of all this.

It is here that, once again, that vision of the world made known by G. Orwel in his novel “1984” is called into question, where contemplation on human rights and freedoms are at the center of a conscious criticism of the social system and of an idea about the future.


Submissions » http://bit.ly/loosenartcalls

Deadline 7th January 2022

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OPEN CALL TO ACTORS: [INSERT FEELING HERE] immersive art experience




OPEN CALL TO ACTORS: Looking for actors to collaborate on a unique immersive art exhibition for two nights only on 26 & 27 February in the Old Biscuit Factory in Bermondsey.

The performance is part of a unique immersive art exhibition [INSERT FEELING HERE], an artist reflection on chasing our own emotions, the highs and the lows and making space for everything in between. The aim of the event is to make people feel and experience art becoming part of the creation process rather than observers. The audience will dive into the minds of 11 artists and get immersed into their practice.

We are looking for the following:

- Actors to encourage the audience to interact with immersions and ensure the flow of people from one immersion to the other.
- Actors to act as nurses in a lab room immersion designed to make the audience reflect on emotions, the brain and art
- An actor to impersonate Sigmund Freud in an immersion designed to make the audience reflect on how they feel

There will be a lot of scope for self expression and co-creation as part of the project.



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Art and Conservation, call for participants




Calling paticipants for a collaborative residency between Sail Britain's creative programme and artist and conservationist Jazz Austin.

With the health of our oceans in the spotlight, this residency opportunity will be a chance to examine what part artists can play in protecting and celebrating an increasingly threatened natural environment, and to learn more about the wildlife and ecosystems of the Scottish coastline.

The programme is open to all, both professional and amateur artists, and Jazz will be running workshops in different creative techniques throughout the week. We hope to create space in which to experiment and produce work inspired by the ocean and dramatic coastal landscapes we engage with while sailing in the islands. The sailing boat is a very special social space where resident artists can engage with each other to develop and exchange ideas. It also allows time to observe, to listen and to engage with an inaccessible environment in an intimate way.

No previous painting/drawing or sailing experience is required – just an enthusiasm to get involved!

Dates: 15-22nd June 2019

Location: Mallaig, Western Isles, sailing north to Raasay, Rona, Skye and the sea lochs.

For more information please visit the webpage and feel free to drop us a line with any questions, we're always happy to say hello!

Please note that although the deadline is the day before the residency starts, places will be allocated to suitable applicants on a first come basis.


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Mivos/Kanter String Quartet Composition Prize




Mivos/Kanter String Quartet Composition Prize 2018

Mivos Quartet is pleased to announce the eighth annual Mivos/Kanter String Quartet Composition Prize. The competition is designed to promote works of talented emerging composers currently residing in the United States. Its winner will receive a $300 cash prize, a $100 travel stipend (if applicable), and a performance of the submitted piece in New York during Mivos Quartet’s 2018-19 season. The Mivos/Kanter Prize is made possible through the generous support of Carl Kanter.

Application Guidelines

Eligibility: Eligible composers are those currently residing in the United States who are in the early to middle stages of developing an international career and for whom this prize would represent a significant career opportunity.

Application Fee: $10. Payment accepted online via PayPal. Please send to mivosquartet@gmail.com and include applicant's name in the subject line.

How to apply: Applications will only be accepted via email to mivoskanterprize@gmail.com.

Composers must include the following materials as email attachments:

• Cover letter (PDF or MS Word format) that includes applicant's name, address, phone number, and email, plus the title, duration, and year of the composition entered.
• Artistic resumé or CV
• Full score (PDF format only, do not include parts): composer's name should not be on the score, as scores will be reviewed anonymously.

It is strongly encouraged that composers also include these additional materials in their application:

        • Audio recording of the piece (MP3  preferable, though MIDI rendering is acceptable)
        • Program notes

Compositions must be scored for two violins, viola, and cello, and may include electronics, amplification, and/or multimedia. Works may not exceed 30 minutes in length.  

Submissions must be time-stamped by July 1, 2018, 11:59pm EST.

The competition will consist of two rounds. Applicants will receive an email confirming receipt of application fee and materials. A maximum of ten finalists will be notified via email by August 15, 2018. Finalists will be required to submit hard copies of their scores and parts via postal mail by September 7, 2018. The winner will be announced on September 30, 2018.

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