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Presented by Vox Novus in collaboration with the Canadian
Electroacoustic Community, *60x60 Canada *is an annual project
containing 60 electroacoustic compositions from 60 Canadian composers,
each composition 60 seconds or less in duration.
After a year of (fixed-media) concerts and presentations around Canada
and abroad, the project takes an inter-artistic leap with three (and
rising) upcoming *60x60 dance shows in Montreal in November and December
2009 *with 60 dancers, multichannel audio, and video and image projection.
We are releasing a call for dancers who are interested in taking a part
in these shows* *and in the project
*A CALL FOR DANCERS AND PERFORMERS - 60X60 DANCE IN MONTREAL *
60×60 Dance is looking for proposals from choreographers, dancers and
Luvsound is now accepting submissions of new writing on sound for a
forthcoming online (and possibly short-run print) journal called Letters
We're interested especially in writing on the practice of making,
listening, and living with sound from artists who work primarily with
sound. Please do not submit album reviews or other similar work.
Letters on Sounds hopes to be a platform for people working in new ways
with sound, especially as that might relate to a particular community,
to share their approaches and experiences with others of a like mind.
To submit, please send a short email to email@example.com with a two to
ten sentence description of your piece, as well as a brief biographical
FUNDACIÓN TELEFÓNICA CALLS FOR AWARDS VIDA 12.0
Fundación Telefónica opens the call for Life International Awards VIDA, in its twelfth edition.
VIDA 12.0 rewards works of art developed with artificial life technologies and their associated disciplines, such as robotics and artificial intelligence works and projects that have emergent behaviour that evolve over time, react to their surroundings and seem to have own life. A total of 80,000 euros will be given as price; 40,000 in the category of the 3 best works completed, and another 40,000 as an incentive to production for undone projects. Winners will be selected by an international jury composed by Daniel Canogar, José Carlos Mariátegui, Monica Bello, Sally Jane Norman, Simon Penny and Karin Olenschläger.
FEDERAL STIMULUS FUNDS AVAILABLE TO PRESERVE JOBS IN THE ARTS IN LOS ANGELES
Applications Available July 14
Application Deadline August 17
Grant Awards Announced by October 1
The Los Angeles County Arts Commission and the City of Los Angeles
Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) have each received $250,000 in
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds from the National Endowment
for the Arts (NEA). In accordance with the NEA guidelines, these funds
will provide grants to nonprofit arts organizations in the region to
preserve jobs in the arts sector. These local arts agencies were the
only two that received funds to re-grant in the state of California.
Arts organizations eligible to apply for NEA Recovery Funds from the
Arts Commission or DCA must have:
Below is information/application details re. *Leveraging Investments in
Creativity's (LINC)* open application for awards recognizing innovation and
best practices in the development of artist spaces. Thank you in advance for
spreading the word about this important program across your vast network of
arts and cultural organizations.
In November 2009, up to five winning projects will receive MetLife
Innovative Space Awards (ISA) ranging from $10,000 to $50,000. Made
possible through a funding collaborative of the Ford Foundation and the
Metlife Foundation, the Awards will recognize and promote successful artist
spaces that exhibit innovation, affordability, sustainability and positive
community impact. Winning projects will demonstrate the role that
The Los Angeles County Arts Commission will accept applications for arts education programs to be listed on www.LAArtsEd.org starting July 15, 2009.
Los Angeles Area teaching artists at risk
of being underrepresented in TARP
Sign up NOW!
The Teaching Artist Research Project (TARP) may ultimately lack important data on Los Angeles Area teaching artists because so few have signed up. TARP knows there is huge population are out there. Don't let our teaching artist community be excluded on our own account! Sign up now!
The Los Angeles Area is one of the focus areas in this national survey of teaching artists. If you are a teaching artist or if you manage a program that hires teaching artists, please register at the study website.
Teaching Artist Research Project
When trouble needs to be stirred up,
NightHawksLA come out to play.
NightHawksLA is currently taking visual art submissions for our upcoming
show "NightHawksLA Presents" August 1st.
If your work has an eerie, antiquey, yet disturbingly sexy feel to it,
please submit some samples or links to firstname.lastname@example.org by
Friday, July 24th
Featuring Music by:
Cat Hair Ensemble
And Art by:
and so much more . . .
The California Council for the Humanities
Guidelines for the 2009 California Documentary Project (CDP) grant are
now available at www.calhum.org . CDP is a
competitive grants program of the California Council for the Humanities
in partnership with the Skirball Foundation. CDP supports
humanities-based film, radio and new media projects that document the
California experience and explore issues of significance to
Californians. Projects must enhance our understanding of California and
its cultures, peoples and histories, and be suitable for California and
Grants are offered in the following categories:
Film and radio up to $50,000
New media up to $20,000
Research & Development grants
CALL TO ARTISTS
San Pedro Service Center
The Los Angeles County Arts Commission's Civic Art Program is seeking an artist or artist team to design and execute an exterior mural for the San Pedro Service Center in downtown San Pedro (769 West Third Street). This is a great opportunity to potentially involve youth in the design and/or implementation of the artwork. The deadline for the application is July 31, 2009.
An all-inclusive budget of $13,500 includes artist fees, liability insurance, fabrication and installation.
This opportunity is only open to artists who live or work in San Pedro, and who have a strong affinity with the San Pedro community.
To see the full RFQ, go to