AMP connects artists and behind-the-scenes collaborators of all genres, including musicians, painters, performance artists, writers, dancers, and many more, with resources, opportunities, and personal connections. Many AMPers also provide free temporary lodging for other members. With thousands of members in 86 countries, AMP enthusiastically and energetically builds bridges between artists, audiences, and producers through our website, as well as at AMP-hosted parties and multimedia events worldwide. AMP is free to join. The only 'cost' is your energy and enthusiasm in building a global artistic community and helping fellow artists.
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Call for Curatorial Proposals: Wales at the Venice Biennale of Art 2011 (deadline April 16)

Wales at Venice

Arts Council of Wales

www.walesvenicebiennale.org

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.

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Call for Applications - Arts Residencies in Canada

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.

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Scholarships available for film students

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:
http://motion.kodak.com/US/en/motion/Education/Discounts_And_Scholarship...

from Art4Development

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Looking for work in the arts?

Then look no further than www.workinthearts.net, the largest selection of filtered listings at museums, galleries, perf arts orgs, ad agencies, design, freelance, non profs, educ, & more. www.workinthearts.com is as serious as you are about finding the perfect fit.

At only $9.95 a month, it is a great investment at any stage of a career in the arts, from entry level, mid-career, to senior/executive level. A portion of the proceeds goes to Americans for the Arts, a 501c3 non profit org.

http://www.workinthearts.net

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International documentary festival in South Africa calling for entries

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
http://www.encounters.co.za/index.html

or contact Nazeer Ahmed at distribution@encounters.co.za

from Art4Development

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International Film Festival to be held in Durban, South Africa

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.
http://www.cca.ukzn.ac.za/Durban_International_Film_Festival.htm

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Photo competition focuses on child rights

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.

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A.I.R. Gallery call for women artists, deadline May 14

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.

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Call for Brooklyn-based immigrant artists, deadline May 14

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.

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Brooklyn Art Exchange residence and space grant programs

ANNOUNCING BAX/BROOKLYN ARTS EXCHANGE'S
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE & SPACE GRANT PROGRAMS

BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange is proud to announce the expansion of the 2010/11 Artist In Residence program.

In addition to seeking two new Experimental Theater / Performance artists, as previously announced, we are also seeking two new DANCE Artists In Residence.

Also, BAX is seeking six (3 dance & 3 theater) artists for the Space Grant program.

Please visit www.bax.org for more information on these programs and to download guidelines and application forms.

Sincerely,
Fernando Maneca
Press & Marketing Director
BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange
421 Fifth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11215
(718) 832-0018
http://www.bax.org

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