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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Please Make a Postcard for Peace! (by September 1)



Postcard Call for Participation: “Zero Nuclear Weapons, Zero Weapons of Mass
Destruction: Create a Culture of Peace Now!”

KIK (Kulturel Information - Koordination), The Ribbon International, and
Women’s Caucus for Art invite artists, mail artists, students, children,
activists and concerned individuals, classrooms and organizations to create
postcards for this year’s United Nations NGO Conference, “For Peace and
Development: Disarm Now!”

Our postcard theme focuses on one of the major issues debated at this
conference: “Zero Nuclear Weapons, Zero Weapons of Mass Destruction – Why?
How? When?”

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NightHawksLA Call for Artists "I'll Show You Mine . . . "

I'll Show You Mine . . .

NightHawksLA is currently accepting titillating submissions for our
upcoming show "I'll Show You Mine . . . "

If your work seduces, entices, or exalts the taboo, please submit
samples or links of your work to
by Sunday, August 16th.


"I'll Show You Mine . . . "
An evening of Art and Music

Saturday, August 29th
9:00 pm to 1:00 am

Where Lounge
1519 Griffith Park Blvd.
Silverlake, CA 90026
$5 cover

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Ihave finished all the cards.

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New York City | October 2-3 2009


In collaboration with Printed Matter's NY Art Book Fair, the Art Libraries Society of New York (ARLIS/NY) announces a conference on contemporary artists' books. The program will include speakers, panels, artists' presentations, and receptions. The conference focuses on recent developments in artists' books. Sessions this year focus on zines, data-oriented artists' books, reprints, print on demand, and criticism. These and other themes are intended to encourage dialog amongst scholars, collectors, artists, and librarians.

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Hayward Touring: Curatorial Open 2010. Call for Proposals (deadline September 21)

Curate a Hayward Touring Exhibition.

Application deadline: 5pm, Monday 21 September 2009

Hayward Touring
Southbank Centre
Belvedere Road
London SE1 8XX

Hayward Touring invites proposals for an exhibition to be shown in four UK galleries in 2010/11.

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Photographers invited to submit photos of human development (deadline October 1)

Photographers from all over the world can now submit photos to a campaign intended to raise awareness of the many successes of the development process. The campaign intends to counterbalance the frequently shown images of desolation and despair, and is accepting submissions until October 1.

THe United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Global Photography Campaign will feature a permanent photo gallery at the International Policy Center for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG) office in Brazil and open for public visitation. Series of photo exhibitions will also be organized in several cities around the world.

Anyone can contribute a photograph: professional and non-professional photographers, students, civil society activists, government officials, UN staff members and so forth.

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Short films competition invites submissions - Ecuador (deadline September 15)

An international film festival, "People's Awards," organized and sponsored by Ecuador's Fundación Octaedro, will award the best short "artistic or alternative" film worldwide. Deadline for submissions: September 15.

The event aims to promote artistic or alternative films that contribute to the knowledge of world cinematography. The 2009 competition will award a cash prize of US$1,000 and a trophy to the best short film. There will also be special mentions for the best short film in each of the following categories: documentary, fiction, experimental, one minute (exact length must be one minute), animation and SMS.

The original format can be of any kind. Works must last 15 minutes, including credits, except in the "1 minute" catgory.

Registration costs US$35 per film.

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Photo competition invites 'fresh' perspectives on Europe

European young journalists -- between 18 and 30 years old -- are encouraged to submit photos that give fresh viewpoints on European issues to the photo competition Snapshot: Europe! Deadline: August 15.

Categories include:

•Europe on the move. Migration, integration, stereotypes.
•European identity? Values, diversity and cultural dialogue.
•Europe tomorrow. Sustainable development, ecology, environment.
Winners will have their photos on display at an international art-exhibition in Brussels from September 17 to October 15. The competition is supported by the Assembly of European Regions (AER).

For more information, go to

from Art4Development

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Jordan film festival calls for entries from around the world (deadline September 15)

Filmmakers from around the world can submit entries to the Jordan Short Film Festival 2009 (JSFF). The deadline for submissions is September 15.

Submitted films should aim to promote dialogue between civilizations as well as promote intercultural dialogue. Films should be subtitled in English if the original language is not English.

JSFF will take place November 10 to 14, and will simultaneously host workshops, discussion panels, competitions, and meetings with filmmakers.

To apply, and for more details, visit

from Art4Development

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Contest to award photos fostering Colombian heritage (deadline August 14)

Professional and amateur Colombian photographers can participate in a contest of photos related to Colombian heritage. Entrants must submit a set of between 10 to 20 photographs. The deadline for entries is August 14.

Photographs must be unpublished and reflect the current concept of cultural heritage, referring to a legacy and a heritage shared by individuals in the community, region or nation. Entrans must be Colombian nationals or foreigners who can show a minimum of five years of residence in Colombia.

Two prizes will be awarded: a US$5,000 prize and a second of US$2,500. Additionally, all winning photographs will be published in the Gazette of the and will be part of a public exhibition.

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