[artinfo] Fwd: ::fc-announce:: Call for Submissions switch media (chaingmai)

misko misko at scca.org.mk
Wed Oct 22 14:57:51 CEST 2003

-->First Call for Submissions switch media_ art festival pathiharn electron
 >[supernatural] - Chiang Mai, Thailand - 6th-30th April 2004
 >Please forward to interested parties.
 >switch media chiang mai is an independent, non-profit artists
 >organization run by an international team with different backgrounds
 >skills in art, new media and project-management. switch media is guided
 >friendly by an international advisory board. In cooperation with
 >different partners switch media organizes a media art festival in Chiang
 >Mai, Thailand with the title PATHIHARN ELECTRON [supernatural] from
 >6th-30th April 2004. The title developed from discussions regarding the
 >approach to the use of new media (art) - as being different from a
 >western one. pathiharn electron [supernatural] will evaluate this topic
 >by asking questions: What is the difference between the visual-graphical
 >languages of east/west in expressing "supernatural" as in movies,
 >videos, animations, computer games? What is the difference between
 >eastern/western cultures of spirituality/supernatural, its
 >socio-cultural relevance and its expression in new media art? What is
 >the difference of the socio-cultural impact of digital media (art)
 >between east/west - is there a ghost in the machine?
 >The festival will consist of lectures, workshops, video-/digital
 >art-screenings and exhibitions. It will be mainly focused at the Chiang
 >Mai University Art Museum but it will also be spread throughout the city
 >- Chiang Mai "social space", internet cafes, night markets, night
 >foodstalls, bars, shopping malls, rice fields. An international
 >conference will close the festival.
 >We hereby invite interested artists and theorists, organizations and
 >institutions to participate in pathiharn electron [supernatural]. We
 >especially invite the neighbouring region.
 >switch media accepts any form of digital media art - which includes
 >digital video, sound & music, computer based/generated works,
 >online-experiments, software, games, asf. As the festival will happen
 >throughout Chiang Mai we especially look for submissions which can be
 >used in installations. Deadline for submissions: 15th January 2004. A
 >team of curators will select the works. Selection results will be sent
 >out by mail or email in February 2004. switch media will produce a
 >All submissions should be send to:
 >switch media chiang mai, c/o Chiang Mai University Art Museum,
 >Nimanhemin Road, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand.
 >Submissions should include:
 >1) ID (name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone, fax) and
 >short CV (max 300 words).
 >2) CD, VCD, DVD or video-tape of the actual work.
 >3) Technical requirements & data-format-specifications.
 >4) If the proposed piece is conceptual, please send a short
 >description (max 500words).
 >5) If the proposed piece is an installation, please include a short
 >description (max 300 words) & an illustration/sketch.
 >6) If the proposed piece is netbased, please send the URL.
 >Please, don't send any material by email!
 >Additional information about the festival pathiharn electron
 >[supernatural] and the conference will be sent out later. For other
 >information requests on switch media chiang mai or the unique
 >opportunities pathiharn electron [supernatural] offers for partners,
 >supporters, donators please contact switch media chiang mai by email
 >switchmedia at inter.net, phone +66-53-944846 or +66-53-226461 or
 >Ratchanok "Nok" Kateboonruang, management assistant,
magnok at yahoo.com

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