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"International Day of the Videoart"
One consciousness involves the creation of a culture. And this is made by
means of a process. If we wish it, the videoart can be consolidated like
one of the most important artistic expressions of our days. It's only
necessary the desire of hundreds of persons around the world.
We'll celebrate the "International Day of the Videoart", next 22th of
June. It's an initiative of Optica Festival. From here, we invite you to
take part of this event with your friends or individually, there where
Our goal is that the greater number of people celebrates and/or values the
importance of the audiovisual culture, during this day.
It's a question of making a photo of you or a group of people, and to send
A blog posted on the Huffington Post:
Can Artists Save The World?
by Julia Moulden
A photograph of me circa 1977 hangs over my desk. It was taken by Toni Beatty, an American photographer I met when we shared adjoining villas and a garden in Tepotzlan, Mexico.
"Why didn't you include artists in your book?" she wrote in an email after reading We Are the New Radicals. My reply was honest -- it hadn't occurred to me. But, as you might imagine, I've been collecting examples ever since, and will write about arts and social change soon.
"2009 California Open Exhibition" call for entries
Deadline: June 27, 2009
TAG Gallery in Santa Monica, California announces a call to artists for
the 2009 California Open Exhibition, August 19 - September 4, 2009.
The Prospectus and entry details are available at http://taggallery.net/news.php.
JUROR: Michael Zakian
, Director, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Malibu.
Open to all U.S. artists 18 years or older working in computer art,
drawing, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture.
$30/1 to 2 entries, $5/each additional, 6 maximum (slides or jpgs). Cash
prizes and every image selected for the show will be printed in the 2009
CA Open Catalogue.
Men and Feminism: Seal Studies
Tuesday, May 26 @ 7:00PM
Lir Irish Pub, 903 Boylston St., Boston
There’s no denying that men’s involvement and interest in feminism is key to its continuing relevance and importance. Shira Tarrant, an expert in gender politics, feminism, pop culture, and masculinity, in her new work Men and Feminism, addresses the question of why men should care about feminism in the first place.
Investing in Artists Grant Guidelines Now Available!
The Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) is pleased to announce that the Guidelines and Application Form for Round IV of the Investing in Artists grants program are now available for download at www.cciarts.org/funding.
The Investing in Artists grants program was established in 2007 to enhance the working lives and strengthen the creative support system for California artists working in all disciplines. Following an initial three rounds of funding made to 54 artists in 2007 and 2008, CCI is pleased to continue the grants program from 2009-2011, supported by The James Irvine Foundation and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
Abbot Kinney Festival
Call for Exhibitors
Early-Bird Rates only until Monday, May 25, 2009
Venice, CA (May 22, 2009) — The Abbot Kinney Festival Association (AKFA) is now accepting online applications from exhibitors interested in selling or promoting their products and services at the 2009 Abbot Kinney Festival. Now in its 25th year, this popular community event will take place on Sunday, September 27, 2009, from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. At least 300 booth spaces are available, which will be mostly allocated to arts and crafts exhibitors through a juried process.
Applicants who apply before May 25, 2009 are eligible for discounted rates. Don’t delay! Booths sell out every year. For more details and to apply, visit www.abbotkinney.org.
Call For Entries!
Extended Deadline: May 31, 2009
The ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW 2009 is an international exhibition of
photographic art which will take place August 29 through November 1, 2009 at
the elegant Lyceum Theatre Gallery
, located in the historic
Gaslamp Quarter of downtown San Diego, California. The Opening Reception
Gala will be on Saturday, August 29th, and will be a world class event!
CALL FOR ENTRIES:
The Prospectus and entry details are available:
. The online entry
process is very easy, simply filling out a short registration form:
and then uploading