Subject: sound art project Call for submissions
From: Nadene (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Oct 24 2005 - 20:12:51 EDT
Hi cec listers
Thought I'd pass this call for submissions onto you.
Call for Submissions
discparcıs 3rd release dp003 sound art projectı
Planned release March 2006 - format CD + 32 pp fanzine
Limited Edition 1000 x CD with 32-page fanzine publication
12 Audio Artists - 6 Scottish, 6 Toronto
With our third release we are searching the audio art world, seeking
the unique, challenging and experimental. It is open for artists
working with sound, living in Toronto or Scotland. This project will
be seen as an exchange of cultures with no clear allegiance to an
ideology, genre or constraints. From the outset it is a chance to see
what could develop between the two countries. Artists working in all
areas of audio art and any style are encouraged to submit proposals
as it is envisaged that this project will be an eclectic illustration
of the soundscape being currently created in the two countries.
A team of Toronto based artists/curators and discparcıs curatorial
team will form the project selection panel. The Toronto based team
selecting the Scottish artistıs and vice versa. Each panel will have
creative input and via conversation bring the project together to
develop its curation and theme.
dp003 will be released as a CD and will be accompanied by a 32-page
fanzine; selected artist will be invited to contribute to the zine,
which will be seen as a supporting publication of image and text,
along with an evening event to celebrate the release.
How to submit your proposal:
Artists have to be either a resident, based in, working in, or
originally from Toronto (including the greater Toronto area) or
[A maximum of 2 tracks per artist, each between 20 seconds and 8
minutes in length.]
Send a CD-R containing the following files:
-Your audio track(s) in .wav or AIFF format, 16bit, 44.1khz in either
mono or stereo.
-A text document stating your name, contact details (email and
mailing address), track title, track length, and a declaration that
your track does not infringe any copyrights or use any unlicensed
-A text document with your Bio, CV and the intention behind your
current practice, and any other supporting documentation or visuals.
(Please do not send originals, as submission material cannot be
No payment can be offered for submissions but the selected artists
will be appropriately accredited and receive 20 copies of the release
Deadline: 31 October 2005
The discparcı label has been created to disseminate original
recordings by dedicated audio artists at any stage of their career.
Presenting releases of schizophonic art, Electro-acoustic, Noise,
Experimental Music and Sound Art on all audio distribution forms
including vinyl, CD, cassette and on-line. discparcı is a resource
and support for emerging to established audio artists. We look for
artists who present unique and challenging work and who will actively
persevere with us in the development and production of a project.
Created and managed by University of Dundee Exhibitions Department, a
department within the Faculty of Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art
& Design, a Faculty of University of Dundee.
For more information www.exhibitions.dundee.ac.uk
To mail your submission:
University of Dundee Exhibitions Department,
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design
13 Perth Road, Dundee DD1 4HT
T 44 (0) 1382 345330,
F 44 (0) 1382 345192
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