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Call for Video and New Media Installation Art - The Window Project

By Ted Hope | Hope for Film August 1, 2011 at 3:00AM

How do we extend our work? Film culture has been stuck in a single product mentality for a long time. Even when the core of a work is a feature film, can't we place other elements on to different platforms to aid in the discovery process?As common sense and as necessary as this seems, we are hindered by the lack of opportunity to do so. My spirits are always lifted when I learn of a new opportunity. I am delighted to share this email I got with you.
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How do we extend our work? Film culture has been stuck in a single product mentality for a long time. Even when the core of a work is a feature film, can't we place other elements on to different platforms to aid in the discovery process?

As common sense and as necessary as this seems, we are hindered by the lack of opportunity to do so. My spirits are always lifted when I learn of a new opportunity. I am delighted to share this email I got with you.

The Window Project: Past Perfect Continuous from micah stansell on Vimeo.

The submission process for The WIndow Project is on-going. We have current openings in 2011 and 2012 for:

Sept. 21 - Oct . 21 Experimental Installation (Submission Deadline is Aug. 1)
Oct. 21 - Dec. 21 Premiere Installation (Submission Deadline is Sept. 1)
Dec. 21 - Jan. 21 Experimental Installation (Submission Deadline is Nov. 1)
Jan. 21 - Mar. 21 Premiere Installation (Submission Deadline is Dec. 1)
Mar. 21 - Apr. 21 Experimental Installation (Submission Deadline is Feb. 1)

*Premiere Installations last 2 months and will have a reception. Experimental Installations last 1 month.

The Window Project is a curated new media installation space facing
the southern end of Woodruff Park from the windows of the Digital Arts
Entertainment Laboratory (DAEL). The infrastructure consists of six
high definition projectors synchronized to create a rear-projection
screen that stands over six feet high and spans over 80 feet in width
and can be seen from any vantage point in Atlanta’s central park and
from the main pedestrian path of students of Georgia State University.

We invite the participation of local, national and international
emerging and established artists to submit current work reconfigured
for six projectors around a curved surface or new work specifically
created to take advantage of the multi-projector format. This space
and format allows artists to break from the constraints of a single
screen on a flat surface with a prescribed viewing point. We do not
seek a specific theme for the content, but expect that it should be
high visual, technical and conceptual quality and well suited for this
unique public space, which is large, but subtle due to the curved
glass and location on a downtown building window.

This project is sponsored by the Digital Arts Entertainment Lab. DAEL
is a multimillion-dollar entertainment research and production
facility located in the heart of downtown Atlanta on the campus of
Georgia State University. Through industry and university
partnerships, DAEL facilitates the creation and testing of digital
media content. DAEL incubates emerging media arts businesses, trains
graduate students and engages in user-centered media research.

How to Apply: Please email a brief artist statement, a link to artist
website and up to 5 images or videos to:
eli@gsu.edu

with your name in
the subject line. If an emailed/internet submission is not possible, a
CD or DVD can be sent in the mail.

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