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Diversity & Religion Exhibition

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The Get the Trolls Out! project, led by the Media Diversity Institute, has been monitoring media in seven European countries, noticing an increasingly concerning distribution of antisemitic and Islamophobic visual and video media. Our planned exhibition, in collaboration with the University of Westminster in London, is an attempt to counter this hateful content by promoting human rights narratives about ‘Diversity & Religion’ in Europe. 

Artists are encouraged to submit artworks related to the theme of Diversity & Religion in Europe. The detailed submission requirements are listed below, under two categories, Visual Artworks and Video Artworks.

Prize Summary: 
£150-350 participation fee
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Submissions will be selected by a jury panel of experts in the field of anti-discrimination, media diversity, and arts. The jury panel will judge the visual and video artworks based on their contemporary relevance to the theme, creativity, aesthetic quality, comprehensibility and impact of the message. Selected artists will receive a fee for their participation. Entrants will be notified about the outcome by Friday 16th December 2022.

The selected visual artworks will be displayed at a week-long exhibition at the University of Westminster, in London, in February 2023. A launch event will open the exhibition, with the screening of the selected video artworks, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A. The selected visual artwork will be featured in a publication which will be distributed at the launch event, posted to all selected artists, and made available online. All the chosen artworks will be also spotlighted on the Get the Trolls Out! website and promoted on related social media accounts, including the ones of our partner organisations in Europe. 

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University of Westminster, London
Deadline: 
27/November/2022

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Open Call: Six Minutes Past Nine (9’6”) Pilot Digital Residency Program

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Call for submissions for a virtual residency opportunity centered around moving-image and third space. 

The moving image mimics and relays the accelerated motion of today’s world. It has the potential to not only mirror the present moment, but to reconstitute experience into the digital and the metamorphic. The moving image can look into the future, imagine and reify the movement of signs and symbols existent in our imaginations of what is to come.

 

Closing date for applications: 16th May 2022 5pm

Residency period: 30th May 2022 - 22nd July 2022 (With possibility to extend)

 

Open call:

We’re inviting 1 or more artists or collaborative groups who work with moving image to submit their interest in developing work (new or already created) within an open and experimental digital environment as part of Six Minute Past Nine’s exciting 8-week pilot residency.

The work itself does not need to be digitally or technologically focused but we are looking for submissions with a focus of using the space in interesting and experimental ways.

The selected artist or group will receive a digital residency space within the New Art City platform, in which they are free to experiment and explore the use of the space in presenting moving image practices. 

The artist or group’s work will be promoted on Six Minutes Past Nine channels and will have the opportunity to publish and promote the final virtual residency space. 

As part of the residency program, Six Minutes Past Nine will invite you to a symposium in the UK in 2022, which will include talks, discussions and screenings centered around moving image and third space opportunities.

Please note that the selected artist or group will not be expected to engage with the residency space for a specific number of hours - it is up to you how you use the space. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about their practice and who will be excited by the opportunity to work within an expansive digital platform as well as helping us to develop and understand artist support needs.

 

About Six Minutes Past Nine (9’6”):

Six Minutes Past Nine is an explorative third space platform which exists to promote radical understandings of the moving image, and aims to nurture and promote ground-breaking moving image artworks through supporting the development of moving image artists and research across the UK and internationally.

 

About New Art City:

“New Art City is a virtual exhibition toolkit for new media art with a focus on copresence and experiencing digital art together.” More information can be found on New Art City’s website.

 

Selected artist or group will receive:

A residency space in New Art City for the development of the artist’s digital practice (usually costs £15pm).

An artist’s bursary of £100.

The opportunity to publish the residency space on the New Art City platform.

Feedback and technical support from Six Minutes Past Nine’s project co-ordinator and co-curator.

Technical support from New Art City through their discord channel

The opportunity to network with other UK based and international artists working in moving image. 

Inclusion in the digital programme across social media platforms and the Six Minutes Past Nine website.

Invitation to Six Minutes Past Nine symposium.

The opportunity to be a formative influence on shaping the Six Minutes Past Nine platform for future residencies.

The opportunity to be part of the Six Minutes Past Nine community.

 

Submission:

Full name.

Email address. 

Relevant online presence (Instagram, Twitter, website etc.)

Examples (1-3) of moving image work (Links to YouTube, Vimeo or other online platform).

Titles and length of work submitted.

Description(s) of work submitted. If submitting more than one work, you can describe works in general, or individually, but please stay under 200 words in total.

A 150-300 Word artist statement describing 

Eligibility:

The open call is open to emerging, early career or established artists working in moving image. Applicants must be 18+. Collaborative applications and collectives are also welcome. 

Submissions must be existing moving image works, or proposals for moving image works alongside your existing portfolio. The only requirement for successful applicants is that they have an existing artistic practice which focuses around or includes moving-image.  
 

Inclusion and Diversity:

Six Minutes Past Nine is dedicated to equality and diversity in all aspects of its platform. We encourage submissions from moving image artists of all background, ages, genders, socio-economic backgrounds, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, people with neurodiversities and identify as having a disability. 

 

Your information will be kept securely in line with General Data Protection Regulations.

If you have any questions about the Six Minutes Past Nine platform or the submission or any additional requirements please send an email to the email address provided.

Prize Summary: 
Bursary of £100
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The successful artist/group will receive a bursary of £100.

Deadline: 
16/May/2022
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Migrations and The Shifting Borders

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MIGRATIONS AND THE SHIFTING BORDERS

Call for Exhibition │Free entry

Accepted media: Photography, Video, Digital Visual Design

Group Exhibition in Rome or Milan city. December 2022

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The current events that provoke mass migration, as shown by the war in Ukraine, or those involving millions of people driven by hunger or, as is also happening in more developed countries, driven by the search for working opportunities, well testify such a human behavior inherent in its own nature, a behavior that explicits the need and urgency of a universal recognition of a right which is still too often opposed today by a widespread cultural xenophobia.

Mobility, transition and structural collapse of barriers, these are perhaps some of the presuppositions that allow a contact, an exchange, an enrichment and an evolution of the human species.

Through this call, the field of visual arts proposes itself as a place in which testimony and manifestation of ideas, concepts and visions on the theme of migration and geo-political borders are given.

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Submissions » http://bit.ly/loosenartcalls

Deadline September, 7th 2022

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07/September/2022
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Progress. On Contemporary and Future Society

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PROGRESS. ON CONTEMPORARY AND FUTURE SOCIETY

Call for Exhibition │Free entry

Accepted media: Photography, Video, Digital Visual Design

Group Exhibition in Rome or Milan city. November 2022

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What is progress? On what ethical and moral basis does man undertake the evolutionary path that determines his being in the world, his relationship with the environment and with his fellow men? On what foundations and through what purposes does man undertake his scientific research? What are the outcomes and testimonies that have contributed to a qualitative improvement in human life? What are the outcomes and testimonies of the errors committed, and that man continues to commit?

Although in a continuous re-evaluation and alteration of behavioral orientation, and in response to his own needs and necessities, man creates that linear evolutionary path that leaves traces of himself and from which it is possible to detect the most intrinsic nature of him.

This call asks these and further questions. These are open questions to which authors engaged in the various digital media respond by addressing the issue in various humanistic and scientific areas.

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Submissions » http://bit.ly/loosenartcalls

Deadline August, 7th 2022

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07/August/2022
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Project / Forward: 2047

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Call Out for Moving Image Artists from the Inner West, Sydney, NSW, Australia

We are looking for new media, projection, video and artists who can communicate via moving image to submit for MG's Global Projection Festival initiative, which has been seen in Kenya, Indonesia, Colombia, Nepal, Jordan, Peru, Italy, Cambodia, Philippines, Bangladesh, Finland, Spain, Austria, USA and Hong Kong.

Project/Forward: 2047 will be part of the Inner West Fest on 26 March and 5 artists will be commissioned to create works that are relevant for the local community and the local perspective.

Works are to be a moving image work that responds or aligns to the theme. It can be an animation, illustration, video, a rendering, a loop, timelapse, stop-motion: anything that moves. .

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1 - Your work idea must align with or respond to the concept. An envisioning of the world in 2047, and how it relates to your local community in the Inner West of Sydney

2 - It should be a solutions-based concept: no violence, apocalyptic themes or doomism is relevant to this project

3- It must consider and respect the local community and its diversity

4 - We are looking to commission 5 works that are no longer than 2 mins in length, however will consider longer if there is a compelling reason to do so

If you have an idea please click the link below to apply.

You will need to submit:

1. An outline of your idea;
2. Previous examples of your work;
3. A simple project plan on how you will realise the work

We will be selecting a series of works to accompany our guest invited artists and select Micro Galleries Collective works. We will inform you if your work was successful.

Deadline for submission: 10pm AEST, 30 January, 2022.

Project / Forward
A weekend-long global projection art festival with pop-up events throughout the year. We curate a (approx 45 min) video package of artworks from artists all over the world who want to create a solutions-based, inspiring society. The project aims to be shown in under-resourced spaces that don't usually get to see projection art and host spaces anywhere in the world, hosted by MG Collaborators who get to see artists they wouldn't normally see. The projection spaces will be a space not usually used for cultural/art activity such as a temple, a bridge, a house, a brick wall, a monument, a laneway.

Prize Summary: 
AUD500 fee
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30/January/2022

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Siilk Gallery - Artist in Residence - Athens

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We here at SIILK GALLERY are looking for artists from all walks of life around the world for our 2022 residency program.

 

With the success of our current gallery throughout 2019/20 we have launched a new exhibition space in 2021 in the Athens artists quarter, Metaxourgeio. This has given us the opportunity to transform the upper spaces above the gallery into a residency space, self contained studio and exhibition space.

 

The residency will consist of a 4 week running program with accommodation where you can live and work from the Siilk Building in Athens, Greece. Use the mezzanine level of the gallery for a show for the 4 weeks or use it like an open studio, run workshops, talks, utilize the space in whichever ways you want.

 

At the end of each 4 weeks there will be an opening night showcasing the works produced in that time featured at the main Silk Gallery space for an additional 4 weeks. Your works will also be featured in our online gallery for the new website of our mother gallery - www.siilkgallery.com. We will also do a feature / interview with you leading up to the residency.

 

We can supply any documents to accompany any external funding sources the artists may apply for.

 

How the residency work:

 

4 week accommodation at Sillk Residents Gallery

Private view/press viewings and other publicity

Design and printing of invitations, mail out and social media invites

Photography of work for catalogue, website, press and online store

Featured work & artist information on www.siilkgallery.com and social medias

Opening event with music and drinks sponsor

4 week long exhibition at the main Silk Gallery premises following the residency.

 

Payment & Pricing:

 

The price for the 4 week residency program including accommodation is €650 inclusive. This will be 4 weeks accommodation and full use of the space and a following 4 week long exhibition of works produced during your stay. If artists wish to stay longer this can be discussed.

 

We take 0% commission on works sold throughout the duration of the artists stay.

 

We have also set up an art fund via Patreon - The funds from this will be returned to each artist during their stay, its something we are truing to build so please check out the page and text before sending in submissions.

 

Thanks, we look forward to receiving your submissions.

 

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Please send a short bio, 8-12 images you feel represent you as an artist and the month you are interested in to residency@siilkgallery.com

Deadline: 
27/January/2022

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€650 participation fee
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