[artinfo] Open Call, videoDictionary in collaboration with Impakt
by way of Janos Sugar
publicity at impakt.nl
Wed Oct 19 11:11:13 CEST 2005
Open Call, videoDictionary in collaboration with Impakt
TheVideoArtFoundation, in collaboration with
Impakt Festival, is launching the second open
call to select new works to be included in the
The videoDictionary is a project about the
relationship between words and the moving image.
It is a collection of one minute art videos that
define a word without using any words in the
image or on the soundtrack. The title of the work
must be made up of one single existing word from
the English dictionary.
At least 5 new words/works from the open call
will be included with the help of the Impakt
Festival. Regulations and details are available
at www.videodictionary.org (click Submissions’)
DEADLINE: November 15, 2005
Note: Please direct all correspondence to
TheVideoArtFoundation. Submissions should also be
send to the TheVideoArtFoundation, not to Impakt.
videoDictionary was presented in London in spring
2004. Since then it has been show in Madrid (La
Casa Encendida), London (Island Art Film and
Video Festival) and Barcelona (Centre d'Art Santa
At this moment project already consists of over
50 works/words by artists like: J. Tobias
Johan Grimonprez (LOOKALIKE)
Cecilia Lundqvist (MOSQUITO)
Girardet / Müller (RAY)
Pierre Bismuth (REVOLUTION)
Sophie Whettnall (SHADOW)
Mark Lewis, (SKATE)
Antoni Muntadas (SPACE)
Alicia Framis (STRIKE)
Emmanuelle Antille (TORNADO).
With each presentation the collection is steadily growing.
On the next months videoDictionary is traveling
to Utrecht, The Netherlands (Impakt Festival,
December 7 to 11) and León, Spain (MUSAC).
PO BOX 735
3500 AS UTRECHT
T: +31 30 2944493
F: +31 30 2944163
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