[artinfo] Video and Stories for Lab of II DVD
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We are seeking short videos and stories of you and your exploits in
changing the world.
The Laboratory of Insurrectionary Imagination (lab of ii) are
creating a new DVD of short videos and story documentation.
We are seeking video documentation or stories of creative actions,
interventions, tactical media, pranks and other activities that fall
outside of and in between the spaces of culture and politics, resistance
The DVD will be a tool for shattering illusion and inspiring grassroots
cultural and political change. It will be part of a tool box that the lab
of ii use for their up and coming tour of the UK leading up to the G8
summit, and will also be available further a field as the lab of ii
travels across Europe.
The DVD will be available through the lab tour and through numerous
bookshops, social centres and other key national outlets. Any money made
from the sale will be put towards the costs of the Lab tour. There will
be no fees for your submission.
The Laboratory of Insurrectionary Imagination (lab of ii) is a new
network of socially engaged artists and activists whose work falls in
between resistance and creativity, culture and politics, art and life.
If you think your work would be appropriate for inclusion send us
your short video, of no more than 5 minutes.
Submit in either mini DV; uncompressed .avi/.mov/.mpeg or DVD (NB:
ripping a DVD can lower the quality) format.
Send just a story/description of an incident of creative resistance,
disobedience or liberation. Please keep to 70 words.
Complete the simple application form. Downloadable from here
The DVD will be Copyleft, i.e it maybe copied for non-profit purposes.
Therefore if you work is Copyrighted you will need to grant us the right
to Copyleft your work and you will need to remove any copyright marks
from your submission.
See the submission form.
If you wish to have your work returned, please include a stamped sae.
The Live Art Development Agency may want to retain materials submitted
for inclusion in Live Art Development Agency's Study Room (an open access
resource and research facility for Live Art). You should state on the
submission form whether you accept this.
Please post to
Lab of II DVD
C/o Live Art Development Agency
London E2 7ES
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