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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Asia Pacific film competition calls for entries (deadline August 23)

The Fourth Annual Asia Pacific Screen Awards will return to Australia's Gold Coast on December 2. Submissions must be from the Asia Pacific region and be submitted by August 23.

Eligible films must have a credible screening prior to being accepted by APSA.

For all entry requirements, visit the official Web site here:
http://www.asiapacificscreenawards.com/filmentries/eligibility_2007

from Art4Development

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Residency in Lima, Peru

Located in the historical center of Lima, Perú, Escuelab offers a residency program to young artists, creators and activists from Latin America, in particular from the Andean region, Central America and the Caribbean. The program hosts annually up to 10 participants as scholarship holders for a period of 11 months, offering an interdisciplinary formation with the possibility of developing an own project.

Benefits include:
- Flight ticket
- monthly allowances

Duration: 11 months, with extension to 6 more months

Sponsors: ATA (Alta Tecnología Andina), Prince Claus Foundation, Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AECID).

Deadline: 26 July 2010.

Program start: 4 October 2010.

More information and application form:
www.escuelab.org

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Female writers invited to submit essays on 'holding hands' (deadline June 4)

Women around the world are invited to submit non-fiction essays on the topic of "holding hands," for publication in the upcoming issue of World Pulse, a magazine that tells of global issues through the eys of women. Works will also be published online, and the top three stories will receive US$100. Deadline: June 4.

World Pulse invites writers to tell a story about "holding hands," which might explore themes of mentorship, connection, taboo, solidarity, violence, relationships, sensuality, family, love, friendship, healing, bridging difference, or anything in between. Full guidelines are available on the Web site.

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Contest seeks photos that display change worldwide (deadline June 28)

Submissions are now being accepted for the CL!CK About It worldwide photo competition, which aims to create a mosaic of images from all corners of the globe to showcase how local communities are developing. Deadline: June 28.

The contest aims to display signs of economic, social, cultural or climactic shifts in neighborhoods around the world.

The top winner will receive a Canon Digital Rebel camera, and second and third place winners will receive FLIP Mino HD cameras. The contest is sponsored by the European Journalism Center.

For more information, click here:

http://clickaboutit.net/

from Art4Development

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Artist Teaching Fellowship: $5,000 Award (deadline June 11)

Armory Center for the Arts Teaching Artist Fellowship

The Armory Center for the Arts is seeking visual artists to participate in nine-month Teaching Artist training and teaching program.

Learn to teach children ages 6-17 through gallery tours and hands-on art making workshops dealing with interactive educational techniques in a contemporary art context.

The Fellows participate in a series of training sessions throughout the first three months, which emphasize interactive methods and idea-based teaching processes. Fellows also receive one-on-one guidance and mentoring by experienced artists as they learn about and assist in other Armory programs.

Award:

- $5000 per Fellowship

Requirements:

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Street Beat Seeks Company Manager (LA area)

Street Beat, a Producer of California's Best Drum & Dance Shows seeks a Company Manager for a 19 day run at the California State Fair this July.

Duties:
The Company manager will engage in following 3 activities: Advancing, Stage Management and On-the-Road.

Advancing:
Advancing with the venue to ensure the entire artist's technical and hospitality demands will be met. Check contact names and addresses, arrival times, equipment load-in times, sound check and performance times, any supporting/opening acts and live music curfews. This information will be collated in a 'tour book' which will be issued to all the travelling cast and crew.

Stage Management:

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LA's Best - Traveling Arts Program Supervisor Position Available (deadline M May 31)

Part-time SF Valley Job Listing:

LA's BEST currently accepting resumes for a vacant Traveling Arts Program Supervisor position for the
ASAP department. Candidates must be able to work in the San Fernando Valley from 2pm to 6pm M-F.

Please read the attached Position Description for more information. Candidates that are interested
must e-mail their resume to HR@lasbest.lausd.net by Monday, May 31, 2010.

Due to the numerous emails we receive, please use e-mail subject line: TPS Candidate (ASAP Dept.).

Thank you,
HR
HR@LASBEST.LAUSD.NET
213-745-1900 ext. 52945

from LA Culture Net

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SONIC VIGIL V: Sound Station - OPEN CALL for sound works

This year as part of Sonic Vigil V the annual sound art event held in Cork Ireland and curated by The Quiet Club we are issuing an OPEN CALL for sound works in all its various forms. All works submitted will be presented in four especially designed “Sound Stations” and available to be heard for the duration of the festival. The “Sound Stations” have been designed by students of Cork School of Architecture and fabricated by the National Sculpture Factory. The exhibition will take place in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral one of Ireland’s architectural treasures http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Finbarre's_Cathedral

Please send your works before July 10th to sonicvigil@ireland.com

Or by post to

Sonic Vigil, Cork Artists Collective,

Dean Street, Cork

Ireland

Sound Stations

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Postgraduate Program in Curating / Curating Contemporary Art, Zurich University of the Arts (ZHDK), Switzerland

Master of Advanced Studies in Curating MAS / Certificate in Curating CAS

Zurich University of the Arts / Further Education
Limmatstrasse 47
8005 Zurich
Switzerland
Phone: +41 43 446 40 20
dorothee.richter@zhdk.ch
http://www.curating.org

Application deadline 30th June 2010 (Date of postage)

Postgraduate Program in Curating
Curating Contemporary Art, Zurich University of the Arts (ZHDK), Switzerland

Master of Advanced Studies in Curating MAS / Certificate in Curating CAS

The Postgraduate Program in Curating (MAS/ CAS) is a discursive platform designed to impart specialist knowledge of contemporary curating practices through practice-oriented projects.

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Arte Fiera Art First 2011: Call for Applications (deadline June 10)

Arte Fiera Art First 2011
Deadline for applications:
10 June 2010

www.artefiera.bolognafiere.it

The 35th edition of Arte Fiera Art First 2011 will be held in Bologna from January 28th to January 31st at the Bologna Exhibition Center.

Galleries interested in exhibiting at Arte Fiera Art First are invited to send their admission request before June 10th.

Please note that eventual participation is by invitation only.

Admission will be selected by an Advisory Committee of Italian and international gallery owners and museum directors.

SECTORS
Modern and contemporary art
Young galleries (in the market not more than 5 years)
Magazines and Art Publishers

For information about the application/selection process please contact the Show office.

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