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Dotmov Festival 2013 Call For Entry

SHIFT is calling for entries for the DOTMOV FESTIVAL 2013, a digital film festival. The deadline is August 20th, 2013!

DOTMOV Festival 2013 aiming to discover talented creators and provide them with an opportunity to show their works. Works submitted from all over the world will be screened throughout the world venues from November 2013 (screening schedule will be different depending on the venue). Last year’s total submission was 194 works from 16 countries.

In addition to the general category as before, “ELEKINESIS VA” MV category is added in collaboration with the event “Elekinesis”
organized by the Sapporo based label “SenSe” which introduces criatives such as music and art this year.
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Calling for HERO artists and designers

Calling for Artists: Revolutionart Magazine #42 HERO

Calling for HERO artists and designers

Revolutionart will support those people doing good, trusting their ideals and with the courage to stand up, be different and face crisis. This is a calling for communicate with ART the concept of what is being a HERO.
You can be part of the change too. Being a communicator of ideas, mentoring the people interested in the topic and sparking passion and power to be part of a great change in the world.
Let’s turn down the old idea of angry activists and transform it into INSPIRING LEADERSHIP.
Find your inspiration and be part of the next BIG edition: Revolutionart HERO

Follow the guidelines:
http://revolutionartmagazine.com/participate/
Deadline : 15th of May, 2013

the lumen prize

Call for entries: Art Prize for Digital Fine Art

Entries will open on April 2 for the Lumen Prize Exhibition, the world’s first award for fine art created in digital form. Now in its second year, the competition offers cash prizes and a global tour for the world’s finest digital art.

Last year’s Lumen attracted entries from more than 30 countries, with top honours won by artists from Sweden, Belgium and the US. Its tour included London, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Riga. First stop on next year’s tour will be New York City.

logo-largeDigital fine art is a cutting edge genre with many artists around the world now working with the latest digital tools.  As Charles Saumarez-Smith, chief executive of the Royal Academy recently noted: No artist can afford to ignore…the way the world has been transformed by new digital technology.” The Lumen Prize is the first to showcase this emerging form.

Entries for the 2013 Prize and tour will open on April 2 and close on July 31st. Entrants will be competing for a total prize fund of US$5,250 as well as a place in the Lumen Prize Exhibition. The announcement of the winners will take place in Cardiff’s City Hall in mid-October.

All submitted works will be reviewed by an International Selection Committee of art specialists, academics and gallery owners. It will choose 100 works for the Lumen Online Gallery which opens in September for a public vote for the Lumen People’s Choice Award.

Works chosen for the Lumen Online Gallery will be reviewed by an international jury panel for a place in the Lumen Prize Exhibition as well as the top 3 cash prizes.

More info at: http://lumenprize.com

100 Painters of Tomorrow

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100 Painters of Tomorrow will be written by curator and gallerist Kurt Beers, and published in 2014 by Thames & Hudson. The book will feature texts with biographical information on each of the selected promising artists, illustrated with more than 300 colour images, and will be the comp rehensive and definitive guide to the most dynamic emerging painters of the future.

Submissions will be judged by an international jury featuring the painter Cecily Brown, curators Sir Norman Rosenthal, Yuko Hasegawa, Gregor Muir and Suzanne Cotter, and writer-critics Suzanne Hudson, Philip Tinari, Tony Godfrey, and Barry Schwabsky. In addition, the world’s leading art schools have been invited to participate, and the publication will be accompanied by a major painting exhibition at London’s Institute of Contemporary Arts.

Submissions to 100 Painters of Tomorrow are invited until March 15, 2013. This international call is open to any artist using paint as a primary medium, and is accessible now at:
www.100paintersoftomorrow.com

Lapsus 2013 extends deadline

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Organizers have decided with the curator of Lapsus, Marinella Paderni, to extend the deadline to 11 March, midnight Italian time.

Lapsus is an open call to artists which investigates in photography and video which role random accidents, a ‘fortunate’ error, a bizarre involuntariness or the failure of an idea, have in the success of a work of art.

Take a look at the variety of projects submitted so far:
http://www.celesteprize.com/works/pg:la12/ord:data/
Theme of Lapsus:
http://www.celesteprize.com/lapsus2013/

Sculpture by the Sea, outdoor exhibition in Australia

The 9th Annual Sculpture By The Sea Transforms Spectacular Cottesloe From 8 – 25 March, 2013

Sculpture by the Sea returns to Cottesloe Beach with over 70 sculptures set to transform Perth’s most popular beach into a sculptural wonderland for the 9th annual exhibition from 8 – 25 March 2013.

Over 70 artists from across WA, Australia and 12 different countries will create Perth’s largest outdoor sculpture exhibition that stretches along the white sands and grassed terraces of Cottesloe beach to the groyne overlooking the Indian Ocean.

This year’s exhibition includes works from some of the world’s most distinguished artists including the UK’s Sir Anthony Caro OM, China’s Chen Wenling and Professor Sui Jianguo, along with the recipient of the main prize at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2012 – the Balnaves Foundation Sculpture Prize – US artist, Peter Lundberg.  Lundberg’s work from last year’s Cottesloe exhibition was acquired by the Town of Cottesloe for its collection and is located at the southern end of Marine Parade.  Each year the Town of Cottesloe purchases a work for their permanent collection valued up to $40,000.

Nearly half of the artists in this year’s Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe are from WA including Ron Gomboc, Jennifer Cochrane, Ayad Alqaragholli, Alessandra Rossi and one of the recipients of last year’s prestigious Helen Lempriere Scholarship, Tom de Munk-Kerkmeer.

Over 220,000 people are expected to visit Cottesloe Beach during the 18-day exhibition, from serious art-lovers and collectors to people who do not normally visit galleries but who have come to enjoy the exhibition from year to year while enjoying the sun, sea and sand.

For more information: www.sculpturebythesea.com

320 Reality – calling for ideas to change the world

 

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320Reality is a contest that will bring people together in a forum where they can propose inspiring, sustainable and practical solutions. All citizens of the world are encouraged to participate in the 320Reality contest. And language barriers needn’t stand in the way. You can pitch your idea in English, Arabic or Turkish.

Big solutions don’t just come from big organizations. Social entrepreneurs like  you can and do make a difference. Because of that, we’re sponsoring a contest and inviting you to take part. If you’re chosen as the contest winner, here’s what you can look forward to:

  • Monetary prizes of more than $35,000
  • Professional support to help give your idea a firm footing and make a genuine impact
  • A gala event in Long Beach, California with international media and celebrities present to hear your ideas, that will position you as an expert and connect you with top influencers.

 

How it will work: Social entrepreneurs from around the world are invited to submit three-minute videos of their best ideas for sustainable development and bridging communication barriers in the Middle East. The online community will vote on these ideas and choose the most compelling. Winners of the first round will be invited to submit follow-up videos to further flesh out their proposals. The online community and a panel of judges will collaboratively choose six finalists who will be invited to attend PeaceMidan’s first international conference in Long Beach, Calif., in September 2013. The six finalists will pitch their ideas at the conference in 20-minute presentations. Three winners will receive financial and professional support to turn their ideas into reality.

More into at www.320Reality.com

BeingHuman : Creativity and sustainability in a digital age

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Beinghuman is staging an event at Google Campus (http://www.campuslondon.com) , London on 31st October. Titled, "Creativity & Sustainability In The Digital Age" the evening features artists, curators, journalists & cultural innovators from the The BBC, Guardian, Music Managers Forum, Featured Artist Coalition, Frontline SMS & Tate, who work in the arts for social change. With interview, Q & A sessions, debate & interactive art from the beinghuman collective.

Click here for the confirmed line-up so far 

Beinghuman is a cross discipline, media & arts collective that supports fair trade in the arts by uniting art & artists across media, disciplines & belief. The warehouse is 5,000 sq ft of beautifully eco renovated, centrally heated, space in Frome, Somerset.

With white walls, grey floors, workshop, screening & cafe space, open plan chill out areas, fully equipped kitchen, sofas, log burner, luxurious cast iron bath & walk in shower, the warehouse is a taste of urban loft life in a country town.

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