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Staten Island Arts’ LUMEN Festival 2014 OPEN CALL

Staten Island Arts is currently accepting applications from individual artists, groups, or organizations interested in participating in LUMEN 2014.
 
There is no entry fee to apply.
 
The deadline to apply is midnight (EST) Friday, February 21, 2014.
 
Applications are reviewed by the curatorial team and notifications will go out via email on Friday, March 14.
 
LUMEN 2014 is on Saturday, June 28, 2014. More on the festival —>
 
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Image: Video Installation by Michael Greathouse at LUMEN 2013. Courtesy of Glen DiCrocco Photography
 

PROJECT ELIGIBILITY + GUIDELINES:

LUMEN 2014 call is strictly open to:
(A) Single-Channel Videos
- Must have a total duration/running time of 10 minutes or less.
- Will be featured as part of a projected video reel (approx. 10.5′ x 14′ screen, at least 3000 Lumen Projector.
 
(B) Performance-Based Projects
- Must have a total duration of 20 minutes or less.
- Will be featured in a performance platform (“stage” area is approx. 10′ x 15′).
 
(A+B) Work mixing live and video/multimedia elements
- Interdisciplinary Projects that straddle into both categories are acceptable and will also be considered.
- Must have a total duration of 20 minutes or less.
- Will be featured in a performance platform (“stage” area is approx. 10′ x 15′).
 

WORK SAMPLE REQUIREMENTS:

All applications must include a Work Sample, consisting of at least one of the following:
 
A) Two (2) full length video work samples and one (1) excerpt for each.
 
B) Up to eight (8) digital images. Images must support Work Sample Video(s) if video is submitted.
 
WORK SAMPLE FORMAT GUIDELINES —>
 
- You may include both images and video in your Work Sample.
- ALL videos must be sent as a URL link from either Vimeo or YouTube.
- The URL link submitted MUST be for the individual work sample or excerpt only, and not to your Vimeo page containing multiple videos.
- For help with Vimeo, visit the Vimeo Help Center and read the section on uploading.
- ALL images must be sent as ONE URL link. We recommend uploading all of them to the same place and sending us the link from a cloud-based site such as Dropbox. WORK SAMPLE FORMAT GUIDELINES —>
- There are areas in the application to include passwords if the links you send are private/password protected. Please remember to do so.
 

NOTES:

Site-Specific installations and durational performances (longer than 20 minutes) are NOT eligible for application via the open call. Such projects will be included by invitation only.
 
You are not required to be from Staten Island to apply, though Staten Island artists are strongly encouraged to apply.
 
All applications are ONLINE only. Do not submit hard-copy materials. They will not be reviewed.
 

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Applications will open on Monday, January, 13.
 
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Image: LUMEN 2012 at Atlantic Salt. Courtesy of Mike Shane Photography
 

EVENT DETAILS:

The LUMEN Festival is a video and performance art festival featuring site-specific video and light installations, and art interventions by new media and performance artists from Staten Island and around the globe. LUMEN 2014 will be co-curated by David C. Terry and Esther Neff.
 
LUMEN Festival 2014 will take place on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Atlantic Salt Company’s waterfront industrial warehouse and dock, a privately owned site that houses road salt throughout the year.
MORE ABOUT ATLANTIC SALT —>
 

QUESTIONS & CONCERNS:

Please contact Monica Valenzuela at 718-414-6904 or mvalenzuela@statenislandarts.org with any questions about the 2014 open call eligibility, application, timeline, or process.
 
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Applications will open on Monday, January, 13.