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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Call for Participation: Women Artists on Immigration (deadline November 14)

WOMEN ARTISTS ON IMMIGRATION:
Crossing Borders, Confronting Barriers, Bridging Identities

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

ORGANIZED AND PRESENTED BY:
Women's Caucus for Art with the Korean Cultural Center of Los Angeles

EXHIBITION DATES: February 20 & March 6, 2009

OPENING RECEPTION: February 27, 2009

DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF ENTRIES: November 14, 2008

TO ENTER: Download the prospectus at http://www.scwca.org.

QUESTIONS: Contact Ann Isolde at annisolde@scwca.org.

JUROR: Alma Ruiz, Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles

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Call for artists: R U Evolved? Deadline October 24

ARTISTS CALL: R U Evolved?
From Mark Vallen's weblog: www.art-for-a-change.com/blog

The A Shenere Velt Gallery of Los Angeles, California has issued a Call for Artists to participate in a juried exhibition entitled, R U Evolved? Artists Reflect on Darwin at 200. Scheduled for January 11 through February 27, 2009, the show will mark Charles Darwin's 200th Birthday. I've been asked to juror the exhibit, along with my distinguished collegues, Paul Von Blum (author and Senior Lecturer, African American Studies, UCLA), and Sheila Pinkel (artist and Associate Professor of Art, Pomona College). The following is an excerpt from the gallery's Call for Artists:

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University of Washington, Tacoma, seeks assistant professor in Intermedia/Community-Based Arts Practice

University of Washington, Tacoma, seeks assistant professor

University of Washington, Tacoma
INTERDISCIPLINARY ARTS AND SCIENCES

Intermedia/Community-Based Arts Practice
Assistant Professor

Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (IAS) at the University of Washington
Tacoma invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor in Internet/
Graphic Arts as part of the forming Arts in Community Program. We are
seeking an intermedia artist with experience teaching interdisciplinary arts
and a community-based arts practice who can teach from a content- and
conceptually-focused perspective. Other areas of teaching/research may
include video, performance, installation, sound art, murals, cyberarts
theory and/or site-specific temporal works. The applicant should have

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Call for Women Artists from A.I.R. Gallery in Brooklyn, NY (deadline December 15)

A.I.R. Gallery is pleased to announce two great opportunities for women
artists:

A.I.R. GALLERY FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
18-month sponsored membership and solo show opportunity for emerging and
under-represented women artists.
Deadline: November 29, 2008
Apply online or download the application here
Panelists: DAN CAMERON, Curator & Founding Director, Prospect.1 New Orleans,
FAITH RINGGOLD, artist and writer
DR. FERRIS OLIN, Director, Institute for Women and Art at Rutgers and
Curator, Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series

8th BIENNIAL EXHIBITION
Accepting work from Women artists in any medium, traditional and
non-traditional materials are welcome.
Deadline: December 15, 2008
Apply online or download the application here

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Call for Visual Art and Performances: Syntheticzero.com, The Bronx, NY

Syntheticzero.com, The Bronx, seeks visual art and performances for new
art space,

From: mitsu@syntheticzero.com
http://www.syntheticzero.com/events/

We're still looking for visual art and performances for the next Synthetic
Zero event on November 1 and 5, at our new art space at 305 E 140th St #1A,
Bronx NY 10454. We are also looking for experimental film and video. The
event will be free, and the November 5 event will be featured as part of the
Bronx Culture Trolley by the Bronx Council on the Arts,
http://www.bronxarts.org/.

IF YOU HAVE EXPERIMENTAL FILM, VIDEO, ARTWORK, WRITING, A PERFORMANCE,
MUSIC, OR SOMETHING ELSE you would like to submit to the event, please
contact us at events at syntheticzero dot com. Send video submissions to:

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International Call for Participation: "Open Borders" (deadline October 30)

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION!

"Open_borders: Improvisation Across Networks, Distance, Timezones"
Inviting performers, writers and engaged world citizens to participate VIA
WEB-BASED VIDEO-CONFERENCE TOOLS in a networked performance event.
Participants will contribute short, live, direct-address performances to a
multi-lingual audience of academics, artists, performers and conference
attendees. Live performances will be mixed and processed with additional
imagery and sound to enhance meaning and intensify aesthetic impact. The
final output is then projected and amplified throughout the reception site.
The idea is to "hack" into the conference reception/lounge from somewhere
"else" entirely.

WHEN: Friday, November 21 4:30-6:30pm PST

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New grant opportunities for American artists (deadline end January 09)

USAI just announced some new grant opportunities for American artists (now
includes solo performers along with dance/theater ensembles) who are
performing at international festivals in 2009/2010. Rolling application
deadlines begin in January.

It appears only American artists/companies can apply, but it's something for
international festivals/curators to consider as a potential funding source
for presenting American performers.

See http://www.foundationcenter.org for details.

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This was posted on the Franklin Furnace Goings-On listserv.

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Purchase College seeks Assistant Professor of New Media

Purchase College seeks Assistant Professor of New Media

The New Media Program at Purchase College invites applications for a
tenure-track Assistant Professorship starting in fall 2009. Candidates must
possess an advanced degree (MFA or equivalency) with a proven exhibition or
research record that demonstrates expertise and in-depth involvement in
computing and the arts. Evidence of excellence in teaching at the college
level, or of potential as an effective teacher, is required. Possible
research areas might include (but are not limited to) physical computing,
robotics, interaction/performance, algorithmic arts, live video processing,
animation and gaming, 3D modeling, virtual environments and locative media.

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UCLA Kerckhoff Art Gallery seeks Body Image pieces by Women (deadline October 27)

The Kerckhoff Art Gallery is a small and intimate gallery on the
campus of UCLA managed by the UCLA Cultural Affairs Commission. Our
mission is to spark thought and dialogue on social issues within the
community.

We are currently seeking female artists in the LA community with body
image-themed art to be displayed from November 3 to November 9, 2008.
With direct exposure to those at UCLA, this exhibition will allow the
viewers to look critically at the pressure that is placed on girls to
conform to an idealistic body image.

Please send attachments of your personal work to
kerckhoffartgallery@gmail.com along with a short synopsis of yourself
and your work by Monday, October 27. NO LATE SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED.

This was posted on the LA Culture Net Yahoo! Groups listserv.

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Screenplay Contest - deadline October 31

2008 OBS Screenplay Contest - DEADLINE EXTENDED OCTOBER 31, 2008

http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=32228406893
id=24249809497&ref\=share

2008 OBS Screenplay Contest

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DEADLINE EXTENDED:

NEW SUBMISSION DEADLINE

OCTOBER 31ST, 2008

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OBS Produced Staged Reading of

1st Place TV & Feature Scripts

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Writers may enter in one or both

Categories!

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RULES

I. Writers MUST print WGA or Copyright registration number on Title
page.

II. Scripts must be free of author's name and contact information.
Attached submission forms will contain all contact information.

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