OPEN CALL for PRO’JEKT LA – IG Its FREE!
Pro’jekt LA presents curated, themed, outdoor photography projections all over the city of Los Angeles. Submit and get the chance to showcase and sell your best work to the LA community.
Tag @MonthofPhotoLA in an Instagram post (aka your submission photo) and include the following hashtags in the description: #monthofphotola,#moplaIGJam2016 and#laphotocommunity. Then, submit online! Here Deadline – April 4th, 2016
Fotofund is a crowdfunding platform exclusively for photo-based works. It is a newly initiated program of Lucie Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the advocacy of photography worldwide. They asked us to share one of their current projects with our readers.
As a new writer for Xposy, I’m pleased to have my first article featured in the photography section and trending in Xposy magazine. Thank you to artist Barbara Rachko for allowing me to write my first Xposy article about her work.
I’m on the look out for more quality content. Take a look at the Xposy multimedia magazine here, and if you think you artworks or arts project would be a good fit, tell me more in an email and include a link to your website–email: email@example.com
Call for Submissions: The Multiple eXposure Project Zine 1.0
Attention writers, researchers, photographers, visual artists, and image-makers!
The Multiple eXposure Project is a multimedia, multi/trans/inter-disciplinary artistic practice and research-based initiative that explores the many layers of image-making, participatory photography, visual ethnography, and performative encounter(s) between the image and the spectator.
We are happy to announce that we will be publishing the very first issue of our collaborative zine and we are now accepting submissions until December 31, 2014.
The theme of our upcoming zine is “Self-as-Subject”, an exploration of the “self” and its manifold permutations – its presence, identity, representation, liminality, and (dis)embodiment – in this day and age of digital madness, hyperreality and mobility.
The zine is multimedia so we are accepting text and image-based submissions related to the theme in any format imaginable such as: articles, essays, reviews, short stories, poetry, interviews, photographs (film or analogue), visual narratives, videos, digital art, illustrations, cartoons, mixed media, collages, experimental pieces, etc. Collaborative projects are very much welcome. Multiple entries are also accepted. Digital and printed copies of the zine will be released.
Some notes to remember:
– Please include your name, short profile, country of origin, and blog/website (if applicable) in your email.
– Photo submissions in jpeg format must include a title and description.
– When necessary, please follow the proper citations (MLA style) in article submissions.
Artist may sign up free on the Public Artists website www.PublicArtist.org. Once you have your account set up you may select options to receive email notifications for opportunities. You can select local, national or international opportunities, and also–
Select the types of projects and media for which you would like to be considered.
| Architectural Arts
On the PublicArtist site you can search for public art projects that require electronic submissions.
If you are an artist interested in getting a public art contract, below is a sample of a current RFQ or Request for Qualifications, the first step of the process. To submit to a public art project RFQ, you are not expected to provide your completed art proposal, but rather a statement of interest in the project, including your general approach and experience working on comparable projects in regard to size, scope, and budget (1,000 words maximum). This statement should take the form of a description of the process from design through finished installation rather than that of a specific design proposal. Include Up to ten images of previously completed work relevant to the project.
PUBLIC ART OPPORTUNITY for GE AVIATION – ASHEVILLE, North Carolina REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) announcement date: August 4, 2014
Eligibility: North Carolina Artists
Submission Deadline: Friday, August 29 5:00 PM EST
Installation: Spring 2015
PROJECT AND SITE DESCRIPTION
GE Aviation – Asheville, a global leader in jet engine and aircraft system production, seeks to commission an aviation inspired piece of public art to be installed at the entrance of its newly built advanced composites factory located at 502 Sweeten Creek Industrial Park, Asheville, NC 28803. This 170,000-square-foot facility will be the first in the world to mass-produce engine components made of advanced ceramic matrix composite materials.
GE Aviation – Asheville is a world-leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, components and integrated systems for commercial, military, business, and general aviation aircraft, and ship propulsion applications. A jet engine specific reference is desirable, but not required.
ELIGIBILITY This opportunity is open to any artist or artist team living and working in North Carolina. Preference will be given to artists living in the 23 counties of western North Carolina.
SCOPE OF WORK
The piece will be installed outdoors in a 10’ by 10’ square space (vertical dimension flexible) near the entrance of the building. Any necessary footings or site preparations will be the responsibility of the artist
Climate, maintenance, safety, and durability must be addressed in the design. Vehicular and pedestrian traffic must also be considered. Incorporating green practices or materials is desirable. ! The finished piece will require little to no regular maintenance. The selected artist will be expected to collaborate! with all necessary parties for the successful installation of the piece.!
|Friday, August 29||Submission of qualifications due by 5 PM EST|
|Friday, September 5||Notification of finalists|
|Friday, September 19||Selection committee interviews|
|Friday, September 26!||!Notify selected artist|
|Wednesday, October 15! !Presentation by artist at grand opening|
|Spring 2015!||!Installation of completed artwork!|
Up to three finalists will be selected directly from the initially submitted RFQ applications to present detailed proposals. From the pool of interviewed finalists, the selection committee will commission one piece.
A selection committee of five to seven members, including an artist or public art professional, and at least four GE Aviation – Asheville representatives will review submissions and award the contract. Plato! Strategies, a public art consulting firm, will facilitate the selection process.
Previous experience in design, production, and installation of public art.
Approach to the project, articulated in the statement of interest. Appropriate facility and technical capabilities for design, production, and installation!
Friday, August 29, 2014 by 5:00 PM. To ensure fairness to all, there are no extensions or waivers of deadlines.
Responses to this RFQ will only be accepted electronically at www.PublicArtist.org. If you aren’t a member you will be asked to set up a free account. From there you can search for this project and related planning documents. Mailed or hand delivered hardcopy packets, videos, or optical media will not be accepted.
Once logged in to the application site you will be asked to submit the following information:
‣ Artist(s) name(s), name of business, mailing address, phone number(s), email, website.
Up to ten images of previously completed work relevant to this project.
A resume (two pages maximum) for each team member highlighting professional accomplishments.
Any proposed design accompanying this RFQ submission is optional.
Each finalist will receive $1,000 to cover costs to present their concept to the selection committee. This amount is intended to cover all phases of research, concept development, and associated costs
including travel, materials, samples, and models.
Interviews with the selection committee are scheduled for Friday, September 19, at the GE Aviation – Asheville offices.
This project is managed by GE Aviation – Asheville, under contract with Plato Strategies.
All correspondence and communications by and between applicants and members of the selection
committee should be directed to: Geraldine Plato http://www.PLATOstrategies.com email: geraldine@PLATOstrategies.com
Discussion regarding this project, by and between any applicant and any member of the selection committee outside of regularly scheduled meetings during the selection process may be grounds for the disqualification of the applicant. Such determination shall be at the discretion of GE Aviation – Asheville.
The commissioning of an artist or artists by GE Aviation – Asheville and the pursuit of all GE Aviation – Asheville activities are implemented without preference to racial or ethnic origins, gender, sexual
orientation, religious affiliation, disability, or age.
GE Aviation – Asheville reserves the following rights:
‣ to modify this solicitation and to request additional information from participating artists
‣ to reject any or all applications or proposals, to reject any finalist, to waive informalities in applications or proposals, or to terminate the selection process for any project without prior notice!
The selected artist(s) will enter into a contract with GE Aviation – Asheville. A copy of the provisions of the contract is available upon request.
Artists retain all rights of copyrighted materials submitted, except as limited by this section. By submitting to this RFQ those artist(s) responding to this prospectus agree to a copyright release for controlled usage of the submitted materials for committee distribution, GE Aviation – Asheville, shall not! be responsible for any third party infringement of artists’ copyrights.
The chosen artist will be required to provide certification of:
GE Aviation – Asheville requires that the final approved contract for professional services specify that the selected artist(s) shall maintain at all times during the term of the contract, at its sole expense:
Statutory workers’ compensation in accordance with the laws of the state where such compensation would be payable. Employers’ liability (Coverage B) with limits of not less than $500,000 per accident. Automobile liability insurance on any owned, non-owned or rented vehicle with limits of at least $1,000,000 per occurrence combined single limit bodily injury and property damage. Comprehensive general liability, including products liability, completed operations liability, blanket contractual liability, broad form property damage and personal injury liability insurance with limits of at least $1,000,000 per occurrence combined single limit. Professional services liability for a limit of not less than $1,000,000 per occurrence. Visual artists cannot obtain professional liability insurance; however, in the event that services delivered as a part of this agreement require professional services by a subcontractor of the ARTISTS, Professional Liability, Errors and Omissions coverage shall be provided by the subcontractor. “Professional Services”, for the purposes of this agreement section shall mean any services provided by a licensed professional, such as structural review or engineering. The subcontractor of the ARTISTS shall provide a certificate of insurance to ARTISTS as to proof of Professional Liability Insurance.
GE Aviation – Asheville shall be named as additional insured and be provided with a certificate of insurance prior to the effective date of the contract or any renewal contract. GE Aviation – Asheville shall be provided with all renewal certificates within 30 days of the expiration date of any and all policies listed on the certificate of insurance.
CALL FOR ARTIST submissions to THE SUSTAINABILITY REVIEW
The Sustainablity Review is seeking submissions of artworks that address sustainability issues and function as a call to action, meshing artistry with advocacy. Potential pieces could feature novel technology, innovative re-use, or solutions for specific human/environmental interactions. The Sustainability Review is especially interested in work that employs a multi-faceted approach– that which makes use of emerging media (though traditional media is also welcomed). This includes (but is not limited to) creative and innovative design, conceptual cartography, and statistical art.
Please include with your submission a 300 to 450 word statement describing your work.
Submissions for the Fall issue will be accepted until October 25, 2011 and will be published starting November 7, 2011.
Send submissions to Arts Editors, Blake McConnell and Chris Torrez at firstname.lastname@example.org
Technical Guidelines for Image Submissions,Video Submissions, and Graphic Figure Submissions can be found on The Sustainability Review website.