From: Abina Manning (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Apr 24 2006 - 15:30:02 PDT
To Australian-based Frameworkers:
CALL FOR VIDEO SUBMISSIONS
I will be in residence at the School of Art at
RMIT University (Melbourne) from the start of
July 2006 to the first week of August, as part of
the School of Art AIR program. I will be working
with members of the RMIT community to curate a
video screening program of Australian-based
artists video work during my time at RMIT which
will be presented at Horse Bazaar on 27 July
2006. Please distribute and display the attached
call for entries as widely as possible.
Video Data Bank
---- CALL FOR VIDEO SUBMISSIONS YOU SHOW ME YOURS YOU SHOW ME YOURS, a video art project jointly initiated by the RMIT University School of Art and Abina Manning from Chicago-based Video Data Bank, is currently seeking submissions for a juried screening to take place on 27 July 2006 at Horse Bazaar, 397 Little Lonsdale Street Melbourne 3000. YOU SHOW ME YOURS is a survey of contemporary single channel video being made by Australian-based artists. The final program will be selected on the basis of the originality and vision of the works. Submissions are welcome from established and emerging artists and students alike. Works should be under fifteen minutes in length and have been completed in the last two years. What to do: Submit your work in a .mov file on DVD. Please note, submissions cannot be returned. Please include the title of the work, the duration, a short description, and a biography of the artist. DVDs should be accompanied by your name, email address, and phone number, title of the piece and year it was made. Send DVDs and details to: Keely Macarow RMIT University School of Art Building 9, Level 2, Room 46 124 Latrobe Street Melbourne 3000 Deadline: Monday 19th June 2006 About the organizers: Video Data Bank: Founded in 1976 at the inception of the media arts movement, the Video Data Bank at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago is a leading resource for video by and about contemporary artists. Its collections include seminal works that, seen as a whole, describe the development of video as an art form originating in the late 1960's and continuing to the present. Through a national and international distribution service, the VDB makes video art and taped interviews with visual artists and critics available to a wide range of audiences. For more information on the Video Data Bank, go to http://www.vdb.org. RMIT School of Art: http://www.rmit.edu.au/ART For more information on this project, email email suppressed -- Abina Manning Associate Director Video Data Bank The School of the Art Institute 3rd Floor, 112 S Michigan Avenue Chicago IL 60603 Tel: 312 345 3550 Fax: 312 541 8073 VISIT OUR WEBSITE AND ON-LINE CATALOGUE AT http://www.vdb.org It's constantly updated and features new work and new artists in distribution as well as videoclips and resources on video art. Our latest catalog is also available to download from the site as a PDF. __________________________________________________________________ For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.