[artinfo] [UNXposed] The engine room - PRESS RELEASE

UNXposed Moderator saiz at unxposed.com
Mon Oct 27 14:06:41 CET 2003

Apologies for cross-posting

FUEL - Call for submissions

For ten days in December 2003 the engine room, Bridgwater and Hunt's Court,
Taunton will become exhibition spaces for contemporary digital artworks
exploring themes of fuel, warmth, heating and energy in the lead up to
Christmas. Organisers Somerset Film and Video Ltd (SFV) have launched a
call for submissions for the exhibition entitled 'Fuel', open to both
UK and international artists. As well as a rotating program of video work
there are opportunities for installations, interactive and/or computer
based work.

the engine room is Somerset's newest media centre and the home of SFV,
providing support for a variety of media practice. SFV is a registered
charity, which promotes access to, and education in the moving image across
the county, primarily through production and training. Hunt's Court in
Corporation Street, Taunton is the former art school building.

Site-specific work is encouraged and supported and any other submissions
must have been completed within the last 2 years. Artists wishing to be
considered should:

--Send completed video work on DVD/VHS/miniDV (max length 15 mins) with
   brief biography.

--Send completed sound work on CD/DAT/miniDV/DVD with brief biography.

--Send interactive work on CD-Rom/DVD must be compatible with Windows XP or
   Mac OS 9 or above.

--Proposals for new work should be accompanied by brief biography and
   selection of previous work (max 5 pieces) on DVD/VHS/miniDV/CD-Rom/URL.
   If sending CD-ROM please make sure it is compatible with Windows XP
   and/or Mac OS9 or above. If sending URL please send hard copy as
   websites that are not viewable during selection time will be discounted.

Send your submission to: FUEL, the engine room, 52 High Street, Bridgwater,
Somerset TA6 3BL and enclose an SAE with sufficient postage if you would
like your work returned. The deadline for submission is 12 noon, 10th
November 2003.

'Fuel' is supported by Taunton Deane Borough Council.


For further information contact:
Deb Richardson
The engine room
T: 01278 433187
F: 01278 433172
E: mailto:info at somersetfilm.com


Caroline Corfe
Community Arts Development Officer
Taunton Deane Borough Council
T: 01823 356356

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