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ART–y-CHOK-e brings you the latest news in the European art scene
30 Mar | DRAWING AS THINKING | Bratislava
29 Mar | WHO SHAPES WHAT | London
28 Mar | NAMING | Video Art
27 Mar | THE SILENT FILM FESTIVAL | Cracow
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Wales at Venice
Arts Council of Wales
Deadline for Proposals:
12.00 Noon GMT, Friday 16th April 2010
For Application forms and further details Contact:
Lindsay Hughes, Senior Visual Arts Office, Arts Council of Wales
A Call For Curatorial Propositions From Galleries, Arts Organisations, Curators, Artist/curators And Visual Arts Collectives
Wales At Venice 2011
Closing Date 16 April 2010
Arts Council of Wales is delighted to confirm that Wales will be participating at the 54th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale in 2011. Wales at Venice is supported by the Arts Council of Wales and the Welsh Assembly Government and is a key part of the strategy for the visual arts in Wales.
The Banff Centre Leighton Artists Colony at The Banff Centre: Call for Applications
Self-directed Arts Residencies
These nine unique studios , each designed by a distinguished Canadian architect, are located in a secluded wooded area of The Banff Centre. The studios offer a concentrated, retreat environment to professional artists engaged in the creation of new work.
Applications are accepted from artists of a variety of disciplines: writers, composers, singer-songwriters, visual artists, screenwriters, playwrights, literary translators, curators, art theorists, and professionals working in theatre, dance and film at the conceptualization or research stage of a project.
KODAK is offering scholarships to undergraduate and graduate film students who have shown extraordinary skill and talent. Students must be nominated by their respective universities or a program official. Only two nominations allowed per institution. Application deadline: June 14.
Five scholarships are being awarded:
Gold: US$1,000 cash and $5,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grant
Silver: $4,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grant
Bronze: $3,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grant
Honorable Mentions: Two $2,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grants
Winners will be published on Kodak's website. For application form, click here:
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The 12th Annual ENCOUNTERS South African International Documentary Film Festival will be held August 12 to 29 and is currently looking for entries. Submission deadline: March 31.
ENCOUNTERS will show a selection of documentary films from around the world, with a particular focus on South African work.
For more information, visit the Website
or contact Nazeer Ahmed at email@example.com
The 31st edition of the Durban International Film Festival is taking place July 22 to August 1 and is calling for entries from around the world. Short films and documentaries are due by March 31, and feature films are due by April 15.
Over 200 films will be screened, with an emphasis on films from Africa. Seminars and workshops will be offered.
For more information, visit the Web site here.
Ibero-American photojournalists and photographers can submit works to a competition that aims to illustrate the right of every child to survive in a dignified manner. Only black and white photos are being accepted. Deadline: April 30.
Applicants must send no more than two photos taken in any country in Latin America or Spain. Requirements include: 1400 pixels x 900 pixels and resolution of at least 200 dpi. There is no ceiling limit for the size and resolution of pictures.
Photos must focus on the competition's theme "We all count," and show, in creative ways, that children's participation and rights must be considered.
A.I.R. Gallery Announces
CURRENTS Exhibition Series
New Opportunity for Women Artists
A.I.R. Gallery is pleased to announce CURRENTS, a timely and innovative exhibition series. Each year the CURRENTS exhibit will address an issue that warrants expanded critical attention in the art world. A.I.R. will invite established and non-traditional curators (artists, activists, writers, poets) to select the works to be exhibited with the theme designed as a collaboration between the curator and the gallery. This new opportunity is open to all self-identified women artists worldwide and will be curated through an open call and through invitations by the curator.
Non-Native New York officially opens a call for Brooklyn-based, immigrant artists!
Deadline: Friday May 14, 2010
Submission info & entry form: http://www.nonnativenewyork.com/submit.html
Entry fee: FREE
Non-Native New York is a curatorial project that celebrates the cultural and artistic contributions that immigrant artists are making which have largely been overlooked. This project will serve as a platform for under-represented artists to reach a broader audience, and to create a community conversation around the immigrant experience.