OPEN CALL - INTERNATIONAL VIDEO ART REVIEW THE 03
Deadline: 1 March 2015
Application fee: none
organizer: THE Video Community http://www.thevideocommunity.com/en
application form: http://www.thevideocommunity.com/en/open-call
category: video art, experimental film, animation, video performance
type of festiwal: international video art review
participants: students of art colleges, universities and academies and graduated artists; no age limit
deadline: 1 March 2015
place and date: 11-12 April 2015, Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow MOCAK, Poland
television: May 2015, TVP Kultura, Videogalleries (Polish public TV channel dedicated to culture and art)
critics panel: Konrad Kuzyszyn, Adam Mazur, Daniel Muzyczuk, Stach Szabłowski, Artur Tajber, Ewa Tatar
screenings in other places: Labirynt Gallery, Lublin; Contemporary Museum, Wroclaw; Bureau for Art Exhibitions, Zielona Gora; Centre For Contemporary Art Kronika, Bytom; Centre Of Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu, Torun; Museum of Art, Lodz and in 14 other institutions
The open call is open to graduated artists and students of art colleges, universities and academies. Videos made not earlier than 1 January 2012 are eligible for the application. The preferred length of video works is up to 7 minutes, although videos up to 15 minutes in length will be considered. The final deadline for submitting the application form for the first stage is 1 March 2015. Artists whose works are admitted to the final will be notified by email and the information will also be published on the organiser’s webpage.
The International Video Art Review THE is at present the biggest cyclical event presenting video works in Poland. The screenings take place in 20 cities and on the Polish public TV channel dedicated to art and culture, TVP Kultura.
The aim of the Video Art Review THE is to present to the wider public various forms of using the moving image in creating artistic content. The second edition of the review had a new formula including a special screening of video works by renowned artists, such as Roger Ballen and Salla Tykkä, as well as competition screening with works selected from those submitted by the contestants. Portfolios of 656 artists from all around the world have been submitted. The Jury, including Katarzyna Kozyra, Kasumi, Konrad Kuzyszyn, Casilda Sánchez, Artur Tajber and Zoran Todorović, have selected the winning video work.