Detail of Park La Brea Quilt #3
Flashpoint call for entries ends today.
Submission was not accepted. Quite disappointing.
artDC, a new international art fair running April 26-30, 2007 at the Washington Convention Center, is hosting a New Media Art competition for artists from Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia. This event is being organized by Independent Curator Rody Douzoglou with the support of artDC and Flashpoint, a project of Cultural Development Corporation, DC. The selected works of video and internet art will be presented in a â€œVideo Loungeâ€ at the art fair. Sound artworks will be offered as podcasts.
The members of the jury include:
Philip Barlow, collector
Lenny Campello, independent curator and art critic
David Gariff, Lecturer, National Gallery of Art
Kristen Hileman, Assistant Curator, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Angela Jerardi, independent curator
Victoria Reis, Director, Transformer Gallery
Laura Roulet, independent curator
Sarah Tanguy, Curator in the ART in Embassies program and independent critic and curator
The works selected will be presented at the artDC lounge in the Convention Center and at other special events during artDC.
artDC 2007 offers an international platform for exposure of local artists with works in video, sound and internet art. This competition presents a unique opportunity to further artistic interactions, facilitate the discovery of new talent, reinforce interest in emerging contemporary artists using new media, as well as encourage the exploration of the DC areaâ€™s cultural resources.
This open call is reserved for artists in DC, MD or VA who have no gallery representation. Eligible works must be recently completed and without previous public exposure. Works to be considered must run 5 minutes or less (no exceptions) and be suitable for all audiences. Terms and Deadline Applicants must submit application with the work of art by 4 PM on January 31, 2007. Video works should be single channel in DVD format; sound works must be recorded as a CD. For internet art, no viruses please.
Submissions should be directed to:
artDC New Media Competition
916 G Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope for the return of the works.
We regret that incomplete or late applications cannot be accepted for consideration.
Inquiries and Application forms
Additional information and application form for the artDC New Media Competition available online at:
or by contacting Rebecca Lowery, Flashpoint Gallery Manager and artDC New Media Competition Director at: Rebecca@culturaldc.org
Flashpoint is a project of the Cultural Development Corporation (CuDC).