[artinfo] call for entries: 9th Cologne International Videoart Festival

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Tue Jan 1 12:15:42 CET 2013

Call for entries
deadline: 1 July 2013

CologneOFF IX
9th Cologne International Videoart Festival
launch in September 2013

Founded in 2006, Cologne International Videoart Festival is celebrating in 2013 its 9th festival edition in sequence devoted to present and encourage the creations in the field of "art and moving images", whereby the focus is directed to art and not to cinema.

Like previous festival editions also the new one will be aimed to travel in the context of the nomadic festival project -  "CologneOFF 2013  - videoart in a global context" - around the globe to the best venues presenting the diversity in the field of "art and moving images" transported via the medium of "video"
More info - http://downloads.nmartproject.net/CologneOFF2013_eng.pdf

CologneOFF IX
has no specific motto or topic, but refers to the general theme "memory & identity" and themes of previous festival editions like (art & the city). The official release of the call on 1 January 2013 and the deadline of 1 July 2013 offers additionally sufficient time for creating new artworks to be submitted.

CologneOFF IX is
- looking for art works using video as a medium in all its variety, but for submitting only single channel videos are eligible, a hybrid type of work which can be used for different presentation forms like screening, projection and installation.
- expecting new and experimental artistic approaches in transforming essential issues of human existence into the language of the "moving images".
- inviting film & video creators " to submit up to 3 videos (max duration 10 minutes, exceptions possible)) in following categories --> (experimental) film " videoart " documentary, whereby animated and very short (60 seconds) forms are particularly encouraged

More info, the regulations and entry form can be found on

Cologne Art & Moving Images Awards
CologneOFF IX - 9th Cologne International Videoart Festival
info (at) coff.newmediafest.org

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