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Re: [microsound] Call for Work: Queer Experimental Sound
- To: microsound <microsound@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [microsound] Call for Work: Queer Experimental Sound
- From: Todd Shalom <retodd@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 07 May 2007 10:00:20 -0400
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to chide ethan for posting to both the 'announce' and 'general' lists is one
thing (seemingly a newbie error on his part) and could have been done
but to ridicule the call for entry is just upsetting.
would you react the same way to a posting for artists of color? your
negation of this call simply reinforces its importance.
On 5/7/07, ph <ph@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 1. why did you post/SPAM here and to the "announce" list? clearly you know
> better, but want to abuse the list?
> 2. what the hell does your sexual orientation have to do with it?
> 3. will there be a "straight experiments with audio"? a bi?
> really why the discrimination? is your sexual orientation your identity?
> that is sad.
> On 5/6/07 8:48 PM, "Ethan Shoshan" <disiterate@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Bending Sound
> > Queer Experiments with Audio
> > Call for Work and Proposals
> > Deadline: June 29, 2007
> > Curator working with MIX NYC Queer Experimental Film Festival,
> > festival programs to include experimental music and audio
> component. This is
> > a new project and therefore applicants should feel free to contact
> > MIX NYC¹s 20th Anniversary Festival takes place in Lower Manhattan,
> > 2007.
> > Application:
> > Looking for new innovative approaches to experiences of
> sound. Individuals
> > are invited to submit:
> > - Proposals for performances working with sound and/or
> > (up to 10 minutes) for inclusion in live audio event as part of the
> > in November 2007.
> > - Less than 10 minute audio recording to be included in a
> > sound compilation with MIXnyc program book 2007.
> > - Or would like to collaborate and create with other
> > artists/musicians for inclusion in the above. Applicants will be
> matched up
> > to work creatively based on either a live event or audio recording.
> > Basic A/V equipment will be available (TV¹s, DVD player, Microphones,
> > projector, ect) will be provided but because this is a new project, any
> > special technical equipment needed for the proposal (turntables, special
> > effects, light activated sonar devices, ect) applicant will need to
> > Proposals should include:
> > 1 Contact Information
> > 2 Proposal Summary if proposing a performance (up to 500 words)
> > 3 Work Samples: VHS NTSC Format, DVD, CD-Rom, Audio CD, Cassette
> > website, images (jpg, tiff, pdf) or audio files (mp3, wav, aiff)
> > 4 Work Sample Summary: A short description of each work submitted
> > including artist(s) name, title, date, medium, venue, duration, and
> > applicant¹s role (if collaborative work).
> > 5 Optional Information (short bio, reviews, photos, ect.)
> > 6 SASE for return of materials if sending via snail-mail
> > For questions please contact Ethan Shoshan at disiterate@xxxxxxxxx
> > Send Materials
> > Via Email to Ethan Shoshan at disiterate@xxxxxxxxx (up to 8mb emails)
> > Or
> > Snail Mail to:
> > Ethan Shoshan
> > MIXnyc Audio 2007
> > 486 Greenwich St
> > New York, NY 10013
> > All applicants will be notified in July
> > You are encouraged to submit before the deadline!
> > MIX NYC promotes, produces, and preserves experimental media-from film
> > video to performance and music-that is rooted in the lives, politics,
> > experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and otherwise
> > queer-identified people. Founded in 1987, MIX has earned a reputation as
> > crucible for artist-driven innovation with an established international
> > influence on the world of experimental media. MIX is unique among arts
> > community-building organizations for its work on behalf of queer
> > media artists, supporting their production of new work, and making that
> > accessible to the public. For almost two decades, we have worked to
> create a
> > home for queer experimental media. MIX is also unique among New York
> > cultural institutions. The annual New York Queer Experimental Film
> > our most visible and longest-running program, showcases films and videos
> > literally go unseen in other venues. We define "experimental" broadly to
> > not only films made using unorthodox techniques, but also those that
> > with subject matter outside of the mainstream. In this respect, the MIX
> > festival stands literally at the avant garde-the forefront of artistic
> > innovation-and serves as a proving ground for new, socially conscious
> > MIX NYC actively engages communities around the city and the nation
> > on-site local and touring screenings. We also preserve aging queer
> > experimental films, such as the early 16mm work of Marguerite Paris, to
> > guarantee its endurance for the future; and we operate a summer-long
> > media training program to provide a new generation of queer filmmakers
> > the tools they need to make their voices heard. For more information on
> > NYC and programs go to www.mixnyc.org
> > About Curator:
> > Ethan Shoshan is a scientist, activist, writer, teacher, and artist
> > with various media (performance, video, sculpture, textiles, clothes,
> > technology, internet, & collaboratives) born in Brooklyn, NY. He is a
> > collaborator/co-founder of the it/EQ community arts collective, working
> > promote arts/artists in a community exchange through showcasing vital
> > artists, providing multicultural exchanges, and visibility to minority
> > underrepresented people. He has shown and performed at Collective
> > Unconscious, Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance, Dixon Place, Andrea Rosen
> > Gallery, Galeria De La Raza, 92nd St Y, the Kitchen and other
> > spaces in New York, Washington DC, Chicago, and California. Media
> > include articles in The Washington Post, NY Times, Manhattan Network
> > Neighborhood TV, Bronx Cable TV, Brooklyn Cable Access, and various
> > press magazines and web-articles. He has also received a grant from the
> > Puffin Foundation for his
> > community based projects. For MIXnyc 2006, he helped organize/curate
> > TragicBride/FashionVictim www.mixnyc.org/April10Screening/April10.htm
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