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Indian video and film production experts can apply to teach and train citizens in rural India to use video equipment for four to six months.
Trainers will work in community media centers in Goa, India, where poor and disadvantaged people are trained to create their own media content. Members will learn to be powerful communicators, journalists, filmmakers, advocates and leaders in their communities.
Young filmmakers (under age 25) can submit one-minute videos for a contest to promote and protect children's interests. The deadline for submitting entries is August 1.
Video entries should show what child rights mean in a global, national or community sense, demonstrate how children's rights are not being fulfilled, or show where children are getting adequate rights.
Entries in all languages are welcome.
For more information, visit http://www.unicef.org/voy/takeaction/takeaction_4439.html.
Double Vision: A Dual-Channel Video Festival
Wednesday October 28th, 2009
About The Festival:
This festival is to be screened at Herron School of Art and Design in the Basile Auditorium in conjunction with the photography and video exhibition Between History and Memory. Herron is located on the campus of Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). The screening will take place on Wednesday October 28th, 2009.
About The Theme:
Two Channel video work is a style that is often included in exhibition format but rarely seen in a festival type screening; therefore this festival will exclusively feature this format. Works that truly experiment with the format are encouraged, but any two screen video work will be considered.
The New York Foundation for the Arts is excited to encourage growth of
artist communities with a new directory focused just for them. Work
Space Classifieds was born, in part with a generous grant from the
Rockefeller Foundation and creative NYFA staffers who felt there was a
great need to find affordable work space and live/work in New York
This pilot program is the only directory focused on New York City
Visual Artists. Special features include images uploads, Google maps
by zip, and advance search “by neighborhood”. Plans have already
been made to broaden this service nationally in the future. For now,
NYFA Offers with this program free postings for visual artists seeking
space, and for landlords, developers, and or others who have this
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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