Call for Submissions: 6 Artist Projects w/ Stipends

Zero1 Arthere Open Calls: 2nd Round

ArtHERE is a new initiative and online platform that brings together community and artists to activate empty and under-used spaces by matching them with submitted art proposals.


DEADLINE: July 29, 2012 (11pm)

ZERO1 announces the 2nd round of ArtHERE: Silicon Valley open calls for the 2012 ZERO1 Biennial. After such a successful first round, that resulted in a great selection of artworks for spaces in downtown San Jose, even more local spaces are available for a second round of open calls.
 Local, national or international artists and artist teams are invited to submit for innovative site-specific projects at the intersection of art and technology to activate the spaces based on each locations criteria. For this round there are six great locations for artists to work with: Liquid Agency, Palo Alto Arts Commission, Touchstone Climbing Gym, MACLA–Noche Electrica, Maxxum Management Company, and Pacific Art League. All the selected projects will be installed and on view to the public from September 12 – December 8, 2012 during the ZERO1 Biennial. Submissions are due July 29, 2012 by 11pm PST and artists must be able to be on site for installation September 8-11th.

 Check out each location and details and apply!

MACLA–Noche Electrica – Video work for projector, Artist Stipend: $750 

Liquid Agency – Storefront design gallery, Artist Stipend: $2000

Maxxum Management Company – Audio proposals, Artist Stipend: $300

Touchstone Climbing Gym – Ticket booth, Artist Stipend: $750

Palo Alto Arts Commission – Lawn, Artist Stipend: $500 

Pacific Art League – Board, Artist Stipend: $500


 1. Art+Tech: Whether existing or new work, the proposal needs to focus on the intersection of art & technology, and clearly respond to the Biennial thematic Seeking Silicon Valley.
 2. Location: The proposals must be site-specific and respond clearly to the given site specs and parameters 
3. Feasibility: We need to see that your project is feasible within the given time frame, budget, and site specs.
 4. Interactive: As the goal of this program is to activate under-used spaces in Silicon Valley, participatory projects that will engage the Biennial audience and regular foot traffic are preferred.


· Call deadline: July 29, 2012 (11pm PST)
· Installation timeframe: Sept 8-11, 2012 (artist must be on site)
· Exhibition: September 12-December 8, 2012
· Deinstall: December 9-10, 2012 

 Questions e-mail Anne Babel at


ZERO1: The Art & Technology Network

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San Jose, California 95112

United States of America