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Images is the largest festival in Canada for independent media,
showcasing international excellence and innovation both on and off
the screen. From Super-8 and hand-tinted celluloid to DV,
performance and interactive work, we go out of our  way and over the
edge to provide Toronto with an annual extravaganza of image making.

For 15 years, the Images Festival has exhibited and encouraged the
work of artists producing film and video outside of mainstream
commercial production and distribution systems and aesthetic
Images is committed to an expanded concept of film and video
practice: alongside its film and video screenings, the festival
embraces a wide variety of practices, including performances,
installations and new media. In addition to the international
competition programs drawn from submissions to the festival, Images
includes artists!= retrospectives, national and regional cinema
spotlights, and special curated programs.

Among the thousands of artists whose work has been featured in past
festivals: Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Zacharias Kunuk, Steve McQueen, Elida
Schogt, Robert Frank, Janie Geiser, Seoungho Cho, Shiho Kano, Phil
Solomon, Vera Frenkel, Matthew Barney, Pipilotti Rist, the Brothers
Quay, Barbara Hammer, Steve Reinke, Mona Hatoum, Rose Lowder, Mike
Hoolboom, Shu Lea Cheang, Jem Cohen, Lisa Steele & Kim Tomczak,
Michael Snow, Abigail Child, Patrick Bokanowski, Richard Fung, Rea
Tajiri, Craig Baldwin, Kika Thorne, Goran Radovanovic, Barbara
Sternberg, Simon Pummell, Darlene Naponse, Pierre Hébert, Jenn
Reeves, Isabelle Hayeur

The 16th annual festival runs April 10 - 19, 2003 in Toronto,
Ontario, Canada. Please note the early deadline for installation and
new media submissions.

Installation and New Media: Friday, September 20, 5 pm
Film and Video: Friday, November 8, 5 pm

Full guidelines and entry forms are available at


Interdisciplinary Arts Fellowship - Deadline October 31st, 2002

Forward Thinking Artist-Fellowships

WHO: Artists working in any area of the interdisciplinary arts.

WHAT: A bursary of £4,000 over a 12 month period to support the artist‚s
professional development.

INFORMATION:  For an information pack please write to Bo Olawoye, Forward
Thinking Artist -Fellowships, Bonington Gallery, Nottingham Trent University,
Bonington Building, Dryden Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU,  UK.

DEADLINE:  31st October 2002.

Co-ordinator, Forward Thinking Education Programme
Future Factory at the Bonington Gallery
Nottingham Trent University, UK.


Call for Proposals

The fourth annual VISUALEYEZ will occur 23 to 31 May 2003 and will be
presented in site specific locations throughout the city of Edmonton.

The curatorial theme is the misplacement of intimacy.

Is it safer to connect with our romantic selves in an internet chat
room? Do we live in a world where sympathy has been replaced with a more
distanced empathy and therefore collectively mourn dead celebrities that
we have never met?  This detachment creates a situation where we can
instantly share the same emotional moment as millions of other viewers
but creates a type of formulaic individuality.

Artists will be selected based on how their work and/or practice
explores ideas that are relevant to the curatorial theme of the
misplacement of intimacy. Visualeyez 2003 will question if we have
misplaced our capacity for intimate relationships in a world where we
would rather interface with someone through voice mail, icq (instant
messaging services) and email than actual physical interactions where we
touch real flesh? Technology is often promoted to facilitate connection;
however, it attempts to provide this intimacy through an absence of real

The official deadline is 18 October 2002 (postmarked) and the proposal
should include:

= A detailed project description or description of your work
= Artist statement
= Curriculum vitae and biography
= Video or audio tape, slides (max. 10), or other documentation of
previous work
= Technical needs and other assistance required
= Return postage (if you want things back)

Send proposals to:
 Todd Janes, Curator
C/o Latitude 53 Society of Artists
10137 ? 104 Street
Edmonton, Alberta
T5J 0Z9

For more information, contact 780.423.5353 or visualeyez@latitude53.org


REX, B92 Cultural Centre
Third Short Electronic Form Fair, SEF 3
November 29 – December 1, 2002

The same motifs and expectations apply to SEF 3 Fair just like for the previous
two (look up www.rex.b92.net/kef).   

The theme of the third SEF is ”AS GOOD AS IT GETS…” (borrowed from a folk

We want the works to comply with the temporal form dictated by the advertising
industry = you may take part in SEF only with works shorter than ONE MINUTE!

Deadline for submission of works: November 15, 2002.

We will present three audience awards (sponsored B92.net) and REX award.


Your APPLICATION should contain the following:

1) Name & surname, year and place of birth:
2) School/university/profession:
3) Place of residence and contact info (phone number and e-mail address*):
4) Technical details: (exact format, the name of the program used to produce the
work, hardware requirements)
5) Comment/statement/accompanying text:


WORKS may be in

*audio format: wav, mp3, wma, Quick time, Audio CD, MC

*video format: avi, mpeg, Real Video, DivX, Quick time, VHS, DV, Video CD

*web format: dynamic html, Flash, Director, Power Point, animated gif, exe files


IMPORTANT: PC formats must be presentable on standard hardware configurations

(PIII 500Mhz, 128MB Ram)

You may:
- bring your works to REX, every working day 10 a.m. – 07 p.m.
- send them by snail mail (VHS or DV cassette, CD, floppy disk and audio
- send them by e-mail (maximum size of individual files – 2MB) to the following
address: <mailto:rex@b92.net>rex@b92.net (subject: sef)

phone: + 381 11 32 84 299



Deadline: October 2, 2002
Artist books, zines & pamphlets
"BOOK,um?! Le Petit Versailles Garden, New York City, NY 

Le Petit Versailles Garden continues its exhibition Season 2002 with an
invitation for artists to participate in our October project titled "BOOK,um?! 

Artist books, zines & pamphlets.
Works of a sociopolitical/propagandistic/agitprop nature are encouraged. Books
will be displayed outdoors creating a "reading room" in the garden. 

Consideration should be given as to how they can be hung from trees, arbor,
fences, etc.AND survive the elements. 

Deadline is October 2
Please send materials c/o
Allied Productions,Inc.
PO Box 20260 New York New York 10009
or deliver to garden by appointment/inquiries 212.529.8815 Garden is located at
247 East 2nd St./346 East Houston St. at AVENUE C Opening will be Sunday October
6 at 6 - 8 pm 


Deadline: October 6, 2002
Visual artists - installation artwork, performance pieces and works in new and
experimental media
John La Farge sanctuary at the historic Newport Congregational Church, Rhode

Call for Entries 

Visions 2002 invites all artists to participate in one of Rhode Island's most
exciting open/juried contemporary art exhibitions, installed within the
nationally recognized John La Farge sanctuary (c.1880) at the historic Newport
Congregational Church. The sanctuary's large open floor plan and 1000-person
seating capacity create a unique environment for artists to execute installation
artwork, performance pieces and works in new and experimental media. Abundant
wall space and a 60-foot ceiling height also provide dynamic opportunities for
artists to exhibit larger scale two or three-dimensional works. Partial funding
for this project was provided by the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts and
by private donations. 


Visions 2002 will distribute a total of $3,000 in cash. Awards will be given at
the juror's discretion based on a variety of criteria, including some
specifically recognizing student works. This year's guest juror will be Lauren
Bakoian, gallery director of the New York City based Lori Bookstein Gallery.
Stipend awards of up to $300 are available to artists to create site-specific
sculptural installations, performance pieces, video artworks, mobiles or text
art banners etc. Artists who would like to display larger scale, pre-existing
two or three-dimensional works are eligible to use stipends to defer
installation costs. Stipends will be distributed based upon accepted artist
proposals. Please contact Robert Kalaidjian (401) 847-3421 immediately for
questions concerning large scale or site-specific submissions and artist stipend


Visions 2002 is open to all artists working in all media. The entry fee is $15
per work, $25 for two entries. Exhibitors choose whether or not to offer their
work for sale and at what price. Visions 2002 will receive a 30% commission on
any sale. All work must be prepared for installation; pictures and
two-dimensional objects wired for hanging and sculptures supplied with pedestals
where necessary. Work must be delivered during the drop-off dates Friday,
October 4 (4 to 8 pm), Saturday and Sunday, October 5 & 6 (noon to 6 pm).
Artists are encouraged to submit biographical information. The show is
non-religious and nonsectarian in purpose. Visions 2002 reserves the right to
refuse any work deemed inappropriate. 

Additional information is available at (401) 849-2238, 847-3421, email




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