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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Brazil: Mamori Sound Project 5th Annual Workshop/Residency for sound artists & composers (deadline April 30)

Mamori Sound Project
5th Annual Workshop/Residency for sound artists & composers
at Mamori Lake (Amazon, Brazil)
November - December 2009 / 2 weeks

Conceived and directed by Francisco López
"Mamori Sound Project" is a 2-week workshop/residency for professional
and semi-professional sound artists and composers with previous
experience in the area of sound experimentation and field recordings.
It takes place at Mamori Lake, in the middle of the Brazilian Amazon,
and involves theoretical/discussion presentations, field work and
studio work. The workshop/residency has a special focus on creative
approaches to the work with field recordings, through an extensive
exploration of natural sound environments. It does not have a technical

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Call for Submissions / Commission Proposals: Expo Leeds, sonic arts (deadline May 29)

Expo Leeds 24-29 September 2009
Presented by Sound and Music and MAAP
Call For Submissions and Commission Proposals Now Open

Expo is the hub and playground of the experimental music and sound art
scene in the UK and beyond. Free and open, the event mobilises a national
network of artists and engages with communities from all backgrounds –
placing sonic art and the people who make it in direct contact with the
public. Expo steps out from traditional venues and into spaces that lie at
the heart of the community - inspiring practitioners and the public to
reconsider their environments.

Expo will land in Leeds in September 09 for a long weekend of performance,
exhibition and presentation which will take place across a variety of
physical and virtual spaces.

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LA Area: Looking for Volunteers for City of Buena Park's Children's Arts Fest (for April 24)

The Children's Arts Festival provides a wonderful opportunity for parents and children to enjoy a day discovering the arts together. Hands-on arts activities and free performances provide a delightful celebration of the rich and cultural traditions that thrive in our own backyards! This year, festival activities will focus on being kind to our planet, so all crafts projects will be created from found and recycled objects easily found in the home.

The City of Buena Park is looking for fun-loving individuals who would like to participate in this year's festivities. We have plenty of craft and workshop tables that need staffing. Volunteers may need to arrive early to event for setup/training.

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Pretty Great Resource for LA area artists using found objects

Attention Artists focusing on collage, found art, fiber arts and assemblage. The reDiscover Center a non-profit arts and education center in Culver City is THE source for inexpensive materials for your next work of art. Our warehouse is full of objects from fabric, to wire, to metal, to wood, to foam and glass. All proceeds go to benefit our environmental arts programs for children. Come out to support a great cause and shop for some fabulous new materials to inspire your work!

Saturdays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Tuesdays 2:30 to 5:30.

12958 Washington Blvd. Culver City 90066

**Please enter the warehouse from the alley. We hold classes in front and do not want to interrupt. Thank you

from LA Culture Net

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Call for Submissions: Crawl Space residency/confinement, Seattle, WA, USA (deadline April 19)

Crawl Space residency, call for submissions, deadline April 19

Studio Intensive Residency at Crawl Space- CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

500$ Honorarium


RESIDENCY DATES: Between JUNE 10-19TH, 2009

Studio Intensive Residency is a program in which one selected artist is confined to Crawl Space grounds for one week to prepare an exhibition (performances included).

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Call for Proposals: Upstage Festival, New Zealand (deadline May 31)

Upstage Festival, New Zealand, call for proposals, deadline May 31

*Call for proposals: 090909 UpStage Festival*

The third UpStage festival of cyberformance (live online performance) will be held on 090909 (9 September 2009). The call is now open for performance proposals.

The 090909 Upstage Festival aims to create a participatory space for collaboration, creation, and for the presentation of current cyberformance. The festival provides a platform (and shares the technical expertise) to enable artists to experiment with the new medium, and to have their work seen alongside performances by internationally renowned practitioners - in a celebration of the evolution and diversity of cyberformance practices.

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California Art Organizations Funding Opportunity (through June 2009)

California Art Organizations Funding Opportunity

The Arts and Accessibility Technical Assistance Program

The California Arts Council in collaboration with the National Arts and
Disability Center at UCLA announces a funding opportunity through June
2009, "The California Arts Council's Art and Technical Assistance

Mini-grants for Arts Organizations to Engage Artists or Audiences with
Disabilities will support:

* Activities that make use of California artists with

* Creating alternative formats for materials such as large print,
Braille, audio description, ASL interpreter, and/or captioning

* Creation of new work, new approaches, and directions

* Opportunities to discuss specific issues, and trends in the

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For Dancers in California

The California Dance Network
Your resource for dance in California.

· Free Event Postings
· Networking with other Dancers and Companies
· Dance News and Reviews - updated daily
· Free Artist/Company Profiles
· Interactive Dance Map
· Be Counted in the Dance Census

If you are a dance artist, company, venue or fan, the California Dance Network is your free connection to the dance community in California. This growing website provides dance-related contacts throughout the state through an interactive map featuring dancers, teachers, performance spaces, dance suppliers, administration resources and more. You can also read news and reviews from around the country as well as post your own shows, workshops and events on a state-wide calendar.

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For New Yorkers: Brooklyn artists’ opportunity

Passed on...perhaps this could be useful for some people.

Dear Artists, Art Dealers, and Art Consultants:
We are seeking artists and musicians to be featured in a real estate
marketing campaign. We are assisting an innovative developer, Eli Karp,
with marketing several new developments in the Prospect Heights area. One
of the developments, “Hello,” consists of 6 buildings (soon to be 9) with 43
vacant units left. We’re looking to fill about 15 “gallery” spaces and 10
“staged” spaces. Please email me for additional details.
We also have another 36 unit building in the Prospect Heights/Crown Heights
area that’s almost complete and another 32 unit building in the Crown
Heights area that will be ready for marketing late spring/early summer, plus

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Margaret Mead Film and Video Festival 2009 Call for Entries

Margaret Mead Film and Video Festival 2009 Call for Entries

The Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival is pleased to announce that the 2009
Call for Entries is officially open. We would greatly appreciate your help
spreading the word to your filmmakers, colleagues, and supporters. Please
forward the following announcement to your list. Let me know if this is

And don’t forget, the Mead Traveling Festival is available for rental. Bring
the Mead to your community! For a full list of available titles and more
information visit our website:

Kind regards,
Natalie Tschechaniuk
Festival Coordinator
Traveling Festival Manager

The Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival CALL FOR ENTRIES is now open.

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