[general_devel] International Commissioning Opportunity Proposal deadline: Monday August 3, 2009
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Posted: 19 Jul 2009. Filed under: Calls for Entry, Film, Info for Artists.
International Commissioning Opportunity Proposal deadline: Monday August 3, 2009
“There is no there there” - Gertrude Stein
The 2010 01SJ Biennial http://zero1.org/01sj/2010-biennial has issued a
challenge to Build Your Own World, claiming that the future is not about what’s
next; it’s about what we can build to ensure that what’s next matters.
This idea encapsulates the Build Your Own World theme where: The future is not
about what’s next; it’s about what we can build to ensure that what’s next
matters. How can we, as resourceful, innovative, and knowledgeable local and
global citizens build and participate in a desirable future in the face of
global climate change, economic meltdown, political instability, and cultural
We are soliciting proposals that can generalize the platform of specific places
such as San Jose, California, Banff, Canada, or Park City, Utah to describe the
world that you want people to see.
The commission will be realized via a residency at the Banff New Media
Institute, to be completed by July 2010. The new work will be presented at the
2010 01SJ, the 2011 Sundance Festival, and the 2011 Banff Summer Arts Festival.
As such, the work must be realizable in San Jose, Park City, and Banff.
There is a 4,500 USD artist commissioning fee, up to 5,000 USD for production
and residency costs, plus substantial in kind support from The Banff Centre. In
addition, reasonable presentation costs, including necessary travel, will be
The Locative Cinema Commission is a joint project of ZER01: The Art and
Technology Network, the Banff New Media Institute at The Banff Centre, and
Sundance Institute’s New Frontier Initiative.
Get further information and the specific application process.
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