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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Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program announces Grants for Arts Writers

GRANTS FOR ARTS WRITERS

Online application form opens:
Monday, April 26, 2010
Application Deadline:
Monday, June 7, 2010

http://www.artswriters.org

The Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program supports individual writers whose work addresses contemporary visual art through grants ranging from 3,000 to 50,000 USD.

Writers who meet the program’s eligibility requirements are invited to apply in the following categories:

• Articles
• Blogs
• Books
• New and Alternative Media
• Short-Form Writing

We regret that due to legal constraints we can only fund U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and holders of O-1 visas. For guidelines and additional eligibility requirements, please visit http://www.artswriters.org.

ART WRITING WORKSHOP

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Call for applications for the Balmoral Scholarships and the Foreign and Exchange Scholarships for 2011

Kunstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral
Villenpromenade 11
56130 Bad Ems
Germany
info@balmoral.de
http://www.balmoral.de

Application Deadline:
July 2, 2010 (date of postmark)

I. International Residence Scholarships at the Kunstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral

Six residence scholarships will be awarded to international visual artists.

Each scholarship lasts 6 months. All of them begin in April 2011 and are endowed with 1,200 euros per month and include free accommodation at the Kunstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral.

Eligible to apply for the International Residence Scholarships at the Kunstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral are international artists of any age from the disciplines painting, sculpture, installation, drawing, printmaking, design, photography, video, new media and landscape art.

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Arab filmmakers invited to participate in Spain film festival (deadline June 15)

Arab filmmakers are invited to submit entries to the Amal Euro-Arab Film Festival 2010 which will be held in Spain in October 2010. Deadline to apply is June 15.

Interested applicants should submit an application form, stills of the film, a photo and CV of the director, certification of possessing the rights of the film, cession of copy and authorization and copy of script and summary translated into English, French or Spanish for subtitling. A preview copy of the film on DVD should be sent as well.

For more information and to apply, click here:
http://www.festivalamal.es/index.php?idIdioma=3

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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.:
http://www.sanfic.cl/es/noticias?id=150

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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.:
http://www.cipe.org/essay/index.php

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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 photo2010@osce.org or visit http://www.osce.org/item/43109.html

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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 caminosdelalibertad@tvazteca.com.mx or click here (in Spanish).
http://www.caminosdelalibertad.com.mx/actividades/actividadConcurso.aspx

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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
TEKS
PB 2227
7412 Trondheim
Norway
Phone: +4773488030
teks@teks.no
http://www.teks.no

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
MAKING REALITY REALLY REAL

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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.

CALL FOR ARTICLES, REVIEWS, REPORTS, VISUAL ARTWORKS. SONIC ARTWORKS AND
PERFORMANCES**

Body, Space & Technology, now in its tenth year of publication,
is an on-line interdisciplinary, innovative refereed journal that welcomes
submissions
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

URL: http://www.brunel.ac.uk/bst/

The Journal supports interactive sound and visual media

Deadline for paper proposals May 1

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