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LAAFA is offering Contemporary Representational Art Scholarships for the Fall 2010 Quarter starting October 4th. Contemporary Representational Art includes figures, still life and landscapes.
* Biography: List all previous art training, and include any honors and awards received, and/or exhibitions in which you have participated. Let us know your desired career path, and how you heard about LAAFA. (For new applicants only.)
* Letters of Recommendation: Provide 2 letters of recommendation from current or previous art instructors. (For new applicants only.)
* Portfolio Submission: 5 two-dimensional images in a *.jpg or *.tif format should be sent on CD or as an email attachment, along with your scholarship application. (Full details on application.)
Exchange radical moments! Call for proposals
Deadline: 30 September 2010
Exchange radical moments!
Exchange Radical Moments! is a brand new Europe-wide Live Art festival. It will take place simultaneously in cities across Europe on 11 November 2011 (11.11.11). The various events will consist of encounters, site-specific interventions, experiments in social practice, public interventions, performances and live acts.
Calling for Ideas and proposals
Deadline: Aug 31
International but must be present for installation and take-down.
Show and sell work in museum visited by all ages.
No fee/10-15 (CD or email), appl, list, statement, etc.
from Robin Ross. :)
Deadline: September 1 2010
Call For Entries
The Métamatic Research Initiative is launching a call for entries to commission six individual art works in line with its mission. The initiative welcomes proposals from visual artists working in all disciplines.
Deadline: 1 August 2010
BAC, Baltic Art Center in Visby, Sweden; The Factory of Art and Design (FFKD) in Copenhagen, Denmark and Hordaland Art Centre in Bergen, Norway jointly invite professionals within the field of visual art to apply to our new Collaborative Research Residency.
The Collaborative Research Residency offers one month residencies autumn 2010 for research groups of three collaborators where at least one has a contemporary visual arts background (artist/curator/art critic). The programme encourages new relationships and should be seen as a chance to try out different types of collaborations, which may have an inter-disciplinary character. We welcome applications from research groups based in the Nordic and Baltic countries.
Fast Frwrd to the Big Screen Film Festival - CALL FOR ENTRIES
Type: Music/Arts - Exhibit
Start Time: Saturday June 19th, 2010 at 5:30pm
End Time: Saturday June 19th, 2010 at 9:00pm
Location: Delancey Street Screening Room
Street: 600 Embarcadero
City/Town: San Francisco, CA
In coordination by Kim and Joon Events, Fast Frwrd is accepting submissions for the
Fast Frwrd to the Big Screen Film Festival
Celebrating high spirited films, animations, webisodes, and tv pilots
Submission deadline: June 10th, 2010
Festival dates: June 19th, 2010 (Saturday)
Eligibility: All pieces must be 2 minutes - 40 minutes in length.
The first characteristic of Islamic art is a limitation set by Islamic law (Hadith): Images of living beings, human or animal, are forbidden. This is because of the emphasis on the unity and singularity of God, and the prohibition against idol worship.
... making images of animals or humans is to challenge Allah who created all things.
Medrar for Contemporary Art calls for submissions for its 4th International Video Festival, which will be hosted by the Goethe-Institut in downtown Cairo.
Initiated by the Cairo-based artists' initiative Medrar for Contemporary Art in 2005, this festival continues its focus on providing a platform for sharing and discussing newly produced high concept / low budget experimental videos.
Based on a call for works by emerging artists, the festival program takes on the format of a concise series of video screenings, accompanied by talks and discussions with video-makers and curators to tackle some of the key issues presented in the works.
Submission deadline: 15 June 2010
More information and application form:
Independent filmmakers in the Arab world are invited to apply for project funding grants that aim to stimulate and support artistic creativity and freedom of cultural expression in the Arab World. Deadline to apply is August 31.
The funding is offered by the Arab Fund for Arts & Culture initiative (AFAC), a nonprofit organization providing direct financial assistance to independent artists and cultural institutions across the Arab region.
AFAC also invites individuals, NGOs, cultural and educational organizations, governmental bodies and private companies working in culture and arts in the Arab World to send in project proposals in the fields of Independent Filmmaking, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Literature, Research, Workshops and capacity building.
The Cultural Center of the Inter-American Development Bank announces the call for the V Inter-American Biennial of Video Art to be held in December 2010 at the IDB Cultural Center Art Gallery in Washington, D.C.
The objectives of the Biennial are to: 1) stimulate the creative use of video, and encourage the Latin American and Caribbean artists to use their abilities to formulate original and imaginative proposals with the help of video technology; and 2) broaden the discussion of factors that affect the social, cultural and economic environments of Latin American and Caribbean countries.