ISSUE 3: 16 AUGUST 2010
Hi there! And welcome
to Issue 3 of Experimenta's eBulletin.
This bulletin contains listings of Australian and international media
art opportunities and events.
EXPERIMENTA ART FOR THE 21st CENTURY
Experimenta drives the development of media arts in Australia
POP UP EXPERIMENTA @ MELBOURNE ART FAIR 2010 THIS WEEK!!|
thanks to everyone who came along to Pop Up Experimenta at Melbourne
Art Fair. We had hundreds of people swing by to photocopy themselves,
graffiti with a Wiimote on the Royal Exhibition Building, and
inadvertently activate beautiful ever-changing Chinese lanterns. We hope
you all had as much fun as we did! Also a big thanks to all the
volunteers who helped us out. We couldn't do it without you.
OPPORTUNITIES - AUSTRALIA|
MELBOURNE - LAUGHING WATERS ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE 2011 APPLICATIONS OPEN|
Council, in partnership with Parks Victoria, invites contemporary
working across all artforms to apply for a residencies of up to four
one of two properties located in protected Eltham bushland,
kilometres north-east of Melbourne. Selected artists will be required to
and deliver a small community project as part of their residency.
Experimenta encourages media artists to apply. Past recipients have
included sound artist Nick Wilson.
close 26 October 2010.
Visit Nillumbick Shire Council's website for more information and application form.
Visit Nick Wilson's page
PERTH - DOME LAB INTENSIVE WORKSHOP|
Dome Lab is a
world-leading intensive workshop
31 October - 5
investigating this potential and the specific
challenges involved in creating compelling live-action narrative content
for large format and frameless screens.
artists excited by the chance to leap beyond the frame and into the expansive
creative potential of large-format, immersive screen experiences are
invited to apply. Participants will work alongside a team of creative and
technical luminaries including Academy-Award winner, Ben Shedd, 2010 Peter
Rasmussen award-winner, Peter Morse and international fulldome pioneer, Hue Walker
have a minimum of three years professional experience in their field.
Deadline Friday 3 September 2010.
For more information, guidelines and application form visit ANAT's website.
MELBOURNE - MELBOURNE UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL|
The Melbourne Underground Film Festival (MUFF) proudly announces the
full 2010 program for its 11th annual festival.MUFF XI will run from 20
- 28 August at three venues across Melbourne; the Classic Cinema in
Elsternwick, Thousand Pound Bend in the CBD, and Open Channel's Shed 4
Cinema in the Docklands.
Further... MUFF Festival Director
Richard Wolstencroft wishes to shoot post MUFF late 2010, using the new
MUFF camera, the Canon XL H1, and a team of talented crew and actors he
has got to know through MUFF and his own cinema practice. For this
project he is looking for some crew to collaborate with on an exciting
new low budget narrative digital feature.
Two major crew are
being interviewed at present: Director Of Photography (who can use a
Canon XL H1) and an Editor with their own computer (Final Cut Pro or
other similar program).If you are interested in this project in the
roles described, or want to be involved in some other way, email him at:
Visit MUFF website for program and details
LAUNCESTON - WeTubeLIVE AT JUNCTION ARTS|
by Stompin as part of the Junction Arts Festival in Launceston, WeTubeLIVE is a
living exhibition of 100 solo acts ripped from the internet and interpreted by a
diverse group of young Tasmanians.
26 August, 1pm and 6pm, and Friday
27 August, 1pm and 6pm.
Cimitiere and Tamar Streets, Launceston,
pass gets you into any and all sessions. Book online at theatrenorth.com.au or
SYDNEY - KIDS AT THE KILNS, HANDS ON ACTIVITY DAY FOR KIDS|
US sound artist Stephen Vitiello is currently in Sydney for the launch of the
20th Kaldor Public Art Project, which includes a major new installation at
Sydney Park Brickworks. A
pioneer of sound and media art, Vitiello's The Sound of Red Earth, will
transform the historic brick-making kilns into immersive environments, evoking
the remote Australian landscape.
Kaldor Public Art Projects and Art & Australia this Saturday for the first
of our hands-on activity days for kids of all ages.
10 September 2010, 10am-12pm
Park Brickworks, St Peters
Visit Kaldor Public Art Projects for more info
OPPORTUNITIES & EVENTS- INTERNATIONAL||
| GERMANY - INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON ELECTRONIC ART
International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA) is one of the most
important festivals for digital and electronic art. Being one of the
projects of RUHR 2010 European Capital of Culture, the symposium will be
held in Germany for the first time this year! At several venues in the
cities of Dortmund, Essen and Duisburg, the festival presents current
works and debates in Media Art worldwide. To that end, international
artists and scholars will meet in the Ruhr metropolitan area. More than
one hundred speakers will present recent developments in contemporary
art and digital culture and exchange ideas with local creatives.
Clare Needham, Experimenta Exhibition Program and Education Manager, is heading to Europe at the end of the week to attend ISEA.
ISEA dates are 20 - 29 August 2010.
Visit ISEA website for full program and more information
| EUROPE - MEDIA FACADES FESTIVAL EUROPE 2010
27 August to 12 September 2010, seven European cities will be
connected through the medium of urban screens and media facades. MEDIA
FACADES FESTIVAL EUROPE 2010 (MFF 2010) is a pilot project for artists
designers. It will employ the networked urban screens infrastructures in
Broadcasting Events' throughout Europe for transnational circulation of
artistic and cultural exchange.
A project initiated by Public Art Lab Berlin,
in cooperation with Ars Electronica Futurelab / Linz, FACT / Liverpool, iMAL /
Brussels, m-cult / Helsinki, Medialab-Prado / Madrid and Kitchen Budapest. Visit Media Facades Festival Europe
NEW YORK - VIDEO_DUMBO INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL FOR CONTEMPORARY VIDEO ART
international festival for contemporary video art. viedo_dumbo are
for the 2010 edition, as part of the Dumbo Arts Festival (DAC) held
under the Brooklyn Bridge, New York in September from 24 - 26 2010.
video_dumbo is looking for single channel
work for the screening programs and video
installations [single/multi channel and interactive software].
No entry fee, deadline August 21 2010.For more information visit Video_Dumbo
SAN FRANCISCO - STOP & GO RIDES AGAIN
stop-motion work by visual artists and filmmakers. Stop & Go Rides
Again follows a tremendously successful European and American tour of the
stop-motion animation series Stop & Go. The screening will unveil the most
recent experiments in animation and comment on everything from the simple
beauty of a rubber ball to the history of evolution.
the Arts, San Francisco (then touring)
Premiere Event 11 September 2010.More info visit Stop & Go
an event or opportunity for potential listing, please mail text
of up to 100 words including a website link for more information to
firstname.lastname@example.org up to two weeks in advance of your event.
While we make every attempt to include
relevant items, it is not possible to include the vast number we
Media Arts gratefully acknowledges the support of the Australia
Council, the Australian Government's arts funding and advisory body,
Arts Victoria, The Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the
Australian, State and Territory Government, Visions of Australia, an
Australian Government program supporting touring exhibitions by
providing funding assistance for the development and touring of
Australian cultural material across Australia, Screen Australia, Film
Victoria and the City of Melbourne.
Image credits in order:
Blendid Interaction Design, TouchMe, 2004.