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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Postproduction funding available for Chilean documentaries

Chilean filmmakers can submit documentaries in postproduction phase to a festival that will provide select projects with funds for completion. Deadline: June 21.

Chile's Festival Internacional de Cine SANFIC in Santiago will select up to six films. Winners will receive financial support to be used in the postproducion and distribution.

The selected films will be exhibited to the jury during the festival, in private sessions and with limited access.

For more information (in Spanish), click here.:

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Youth contest seeks essays on private enterprise, democracy

Young writers, aged 18 to 30, from across the world are invited to submit essays on how to create opportunities for youth to strengthen democracy and the private sector in their own countries. Deadline to apply: June 18.

The competition is seeking essays in three categories: 1) Democracy that delivers, 2) enterpreneurship and society and 3) women and participation.

Essays should be between 2,000 and 3,000 words. In each category, first, second, and third place authors will receive a US$1,000 honorarium, and will have their essays published by the competition organizer, the Center for International Private Enterprise.

For more information and to apply, click here.:

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Photo contest seeks to highlight tolerance (deadline May 10)

European journalists can submit works to a photo contest under the theme "Tolerance, Transparency, Tradition and Trust." Deadline: May 10.

The award, sponsored by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), aims to highlight tolerance and non-discrimination.

Five winners will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Astana, Kazakhstan. An exhibition of photos will be on display in Astana, on June 29 and 30.

To get more information, e-mail or visit

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Essay competition seeking Spanish articles on 'freedom'

Writers from around the world can submit their articles in Spanish to an essay competition under the theme "freedom."

The winning essays will be featured in a book published by Mexico's Fomento Cultural Grupo Salinas.

Four cash prizes will be given. First, second and third place winners will receive US$15,000, US$10,000, and US$5,000, respectively. There is also a category for students that will award a US$5,000 prize.

For more information, contact or click here (in Spanish).

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Call for papers: MAKING REALITY REALLY REAL (Norway) (deadline May 9)

Planetary Collegium / Trondheim Electronic Arts Centre

Trondheim Electronic Arts Centre
PB 2227
7412 Trondheim
Phone: +4773488030

Presentations and papers are invited from artists, scientists and theorists in all fields! The Conference will be accompanied by a publication of full papers due to be released at the opening of biennial for art and technology, Meta.Morf - New.Brave.World!, Trondheim, October 7, 2010. Publisher, TEKS.

Deadline for Abstracts (no more than 500 words): May 9, 2010.

Call for papers!

The 11th Consciousness International Reframed conference

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Yvonne Rainer, David Michalek, FF Alumns, seek participants

Yvonne Rainer, David Michalek, FF Alumns, seek participants

The Body as Muscular Fact:
A project of Yvonne Rainer and David Michalek

The Body as Muscular Fact is an installation for three channels of video
projection and sound focusing on images of the human body moving in extreme
slow motion. Three translucent screens are suspended from the ceiling of a
large, dark open space. Images of the full-length human figure can be seen
projected on the screens, visible from both sides. It is not without
significance that all of the figures will be unclothed, nor is this merely
because clothes offer conventional concealment. More significantly, the nude
figures will be devoid of the usual trappings that signal social position

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Body, Space & Technology, Brunei, seeks articles, art, etc.

Body, Space & Technology, Brunei, seeks articles, art, etc.


Body, Space & Technology, now in its tenth year of publication,
is an on-line interdisciplinary, innovative refereed journal that welcomes
from all aspects of contemporary arts and new technologies. As well as
articles, perspectives and reviews of books we are actively seeking reviews
of performance and visual and sonic art.
We would also like reports on related conferences, symposia and events.

Please see URL below for previous issues


The Journal supports interactive sound and visual media

Deadline for paper proposals May 1

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Delaware Valley Arts Alliance call for video/audio, deadline May 15

Delaware Valley Arts Alliance call for video/audio, deadline May 15

Extended deadline: May 15, 2010

Delaware Valley Arts Alliance is calling for video and audio works for the
Seventh Annual DIGit Media Exposition, June 18–July 10, 2010 in Narrowsburg,
New York. Both amateur and professional media artists are welcome to submit.
Works will be presented in several venues throughout Narrowsburg, including
the Delaware Arts Center and the Tusten Theatre. A panel of artists,
filmmakers, and sound artists jury the works and present the awards.

All submissions must be:
received on or before Saturday, May 15, 2010
30 minutes or less
on DVD (video) or CD (audio), and of exhibition quality
accompanied by a completed submission form (per entry)

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Transart Institute call for applications, deadline June 1

Transart Institute: Call for Applications
MFA Creative Practice
Path to a studio PhD

Application deadline: June 1, 2010

Transart Institute offers the MFA Creative Practice, an international
masters program for working artists with summer residencies in Berlin,
winter residencies in New York and one-on-one advisement during two academic
years - wherever students work and live.

Students are free to pursue work in any art-related genre and to create
their own course of study, working independently and with the support of
self-chosen studio and research advisors. Short periods of intensive
residency permit students to continue with their professional work and keep

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Binaural / Nodar: Open call for art projects in 2011

Binaural/Nodar (PT) announces:

The rural voice: sacrality, leisure and work

Nodar Artist Residency Program for 2011
Open call for the presentation of art projects

Application Submission period:
May 1, 2010 – September 30, 2010

Artistic Disciplines:
Sound Poetry; Vocal Performance; Sound Art; Phonography; Acoustic,
Electroacoustic or Electronic Composition / Improvisation; Radio Art; Video

The application is open to art projects centred in the human voice,
which work with issues such as the origin, meaning and relationship with the
sacred (reconnected to its ancestral meaning of mystery and symbol), the
voice as a pivotal element of rituals, customs and superstitions, able to

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