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I am writing from First Person Arts, a Philadelphia-based nonprofit
organization dedicated to the art of the personal story, to announce First Person America: In These Hard Times, a national competition for filmmakers, writers and photographers. It is a great opportunity for film makers to stretch their creativity and get national recognition.
We are dedicated to making this competition representative of artists from
every region of the country and from all walks of life, and the
collaboration of artists and organizers like yourself is essential to
helping us reach that goal. I hope that you will join us in spreading the
Overview and entry guidelines for First Person: http://www.hardtimes.firstpersonarts.org/?page_id=11
Jordanian documentarians can take part in short-film competition
Posted by: "French Embassy /Amman" French Embassy /Amman art4development
Fri Jun 5, 2009 9:50 am (PDT)
Jordanian documentary filmmakers are invited to participate in the Jordanian short-film competition, which will award 1000 JD (US$1,412) to the first place winner and a video camera to the second place winner at the 15th Franco-Arab Film Festival in Amman, Jordan from July 1 to 9. Deadline: June 7.
7th Mercosur Biennial:
Grito e Escuta / Screaming and Hearing
Open Call for Artists' Submissions for
PROJETÁVEIS/ PROJECTABLES/ PROYECTABLES
We invite artists from around the world to present projects for the exhibition Projetáveis [Projectables], one of the seven exhibitions in the 7th Mercosur Biennial, to take place at the Santander Cultural in Porto Alegre, Brazil, from October 16 to November 29, 2009.
Conceived by artist Roberto Jacoby, this chapter of the Biennial sets out to explore the materialization and specific localization of projects that, regardless of geographical borders or ultimate supports, use the world wide web as their primary channel.
Request for Proposals for Artist-Designed Bicycle Racks
deadline July 8
The City of Ventura Public Art Program is accepting proposals by July 8 for artist-designed bicycle racks to be installed in high use locations throughout the City. The goal is to enhance Ventura as a bicycle-friendly city as more Ventura residents turn to cycling and other healthy, eco-friendly modes of transportation. Artist designs should be imaginative and FUNctional-able to accommodate two to six bicycles and conform to established safety guidelines.
ANNUAL JURIED ALL-MEDIA EXHIBITION SEEKS ENTRIES
Deadline: Friday, June 19, 2009
Exhibition dates: August 21 September 26, 2009
Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony: Friday, August 21, 5-8pm
Palos Verdes Art Center
5504 W. Crestridge Rd., Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
Gallery Hours: Monday Saturday, 10am 4pm; Sunday 1 4pm
Entries are now being accepted for the Palos Verdes Art Center's 2009 Juried
All-Media Exhibition. The entry deadline is Friday, June 19, 2009.
Artists can enter up to five pieces in any medium, including drawing,
painting, photography, mixed media, sculpture, ceramics and video, for a
Watch Art Happen - Art Towers Call for Entries
Simon Rodia took 33 years to build his towers in Watts, Gustave Eiffel built a famous tower in France and Antoni Gaudí created 18 towers as part of the Temple of the Sagrada Família in Spain. These towers soar above us but also inspire us. Some were built by men with extensive education, others by simple men with very little training. All were compelled to create something that motivates, either creatively or spiritually.
YourPR has posted another episode of Morning Becomes Epileptic...
Listen to Ned Hardcore speak with executive producer Frank Lipari from the music label Unicrons. Frank talks to himself, shares about fairy-tale magical creatures and fills us in on how he’s producing Jesus’ new album during the second coming.
Also, listen to music from Unicrons’ bands: Media, Robbers and Consumer, and their songs 1982, Eager and Jack the Snake, respectively.
Check out Unicrons’ website: www.unicrons.com
Check out Robbers’ website: www.myspace.com/robbers
Check out Media’s website: www.myspace.com/themediaproject
Check out Consumer’s website: www.myspace.com/consumerpa