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