[artinfo] MADATAC 04 CALL ----> 12-12-12
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Sat Jan 28 14:45:10 CET 2012
VIDEOART & EXPERIMENTAL AUDIO-VISUAL ART CALL
FOR MADATAC & TRANSFERA TV:
CYBORGS AND AUDIOVISUAL ART FOR THE END OF THE TIMES
Spain and International/ It is left open without restrictions a call to
select, by means of a criteria in which will be valued particularly the
quality, the experimentation, the innovation and the risk, the creations of
all those audio-visual artists who wish that their works are promoted and
broadcast through the independent program Transfera and MADATAC04.
The content of the TV program Transfera is exclusively dedicated to divulge
Video Art and Audio Visual Art in all its modalities (any processes of
image-sound interaction, without exclusion of the experimental cinema),
with the aim to disclose to the great public a view of the consolidated
video artists and offer a platform for all those emergent video artists
with a future projection who contribute with renewing proposals, avoid
conventional visual language and does not find their place in other mass
Due to the difficult challenge that supposes to mantaian a project of this
spread, destined essentially to compensate the well-known mediatic absence,
the relation with the artists will be based on a principle of promotion
and visibility, a guideline directed to strengthen the sustainability of
However, all the received material will enter, unless the authors express
the contrary, in the selection for the IV Edition of MADATAC, the
Contemporary Audio-Visual & New Media Arts Festival, that Transfera
organize on December12th, 2012 in Madrid, Spain,
. This event will serve to prize the best videos among the selected and
emitted in the program during the related period, as a compensation for
Five awards of a cutting-edge sculpture, with the internacional artistic
and professional recognition implicit in receiving this already
BEST VIDEO ART WORK
MOST INNOVATIVE WORK
MOST PROMISING VIDEO ARTIST
BEST VISUAL-AURAL INTERACTION
SPECIAL AUDIENCE AWARD (voted by the festival audiences)
The well-known TV programme Metrópolis (shown on Channel 2 of Spanish
public television) will select and award works from the Official Section,
totalling 27 minutes. Winning artists will be paid €100 per minute for
broadcasting rights and the winning videos will be shown in a special
programme dedicated to MADATAC to be broadcast on TVE2 at the end of the
MADATAC and the auction house, Subastas Segre, will select three
preselected pieces from the Official Sections, to be sold at public auction
at 18, Calle Segre, Madrid. The works will be exhibited during some weeks
until the auction day and the starting price will be around 350€-400€ for
editions of 3 copies on DVD. Artists will receive the final sale price less
a percentage commission for administration and sale fees.
. The participants must send their works, preferable not to exceed the 20’
although we made exceptions if the video merits it, in a PAL DVD, or
uncompressed mpeg or mov files (at least 720x576 16:9 resolution,
preferably HD), with quality for broadcasting, spanish/engish subtitles if
needed, two jpg stills of the video, a brief CV and a filled and signed
form agreement for broadcast permission.
. The interested can also send a brief promotional video statement about
themselves and their work (not more than 4 minutes long), that will be
included on Transfera TV as an artist presentation.
. There are not restrictions for the age of all the participants around the
world, nor for the amount of material desired to send.
. There is no criteria as to the subject of the works, though the IV
edition of MADATAC will give preponderance to the concept: CYBORGS AND
AUDIOVISUAL ART FOR THE END OF THE TIMES
. We only ask that the submitted works will not be shown or prized in any
other festival celebrated at least 3 months before, or at the same time
that MADATAC takes place, as to maintain the uniqueness of the work.
. Transfera cannot return the sent material.
. Participation in this project implies the acceptance of all its rules.
. This year deadline (post stamped) is September 3th, 2012.
. To receive more information on the call please write to: info at madatac.es
. All materials has to be sent to the following address:
28232 Las Rozas
Madrid ESPAÑA (SPAIN)
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