Saturday, 8 September 2012

Emerging and Student Curator Call for Submissions

XPACE Cultural Centre, and The Images Festival are seeking expressions of interest from emerging and student curators for their annual emerging new media artist exhibition. The exhibition will run concurrent with the IMAGES festival and will feature work by student and emerging artists working with moving image media. . 

Interested curators are asked to send a brief letter of curatorial intent outlining your interests in moving image media and possible curatorial directions for the exhibition (no more than 500 words) as well as a CV of relevant experience.

The exhibition is programmed through a call for submissions written by the curator, and will take place April 12 – June 4th, 2013.

Please send expressions of interest to by October 15, 2012.

XPACE Cultural Centre is a membership driven artist-run centre supported by the OCAD Student Union and dedicated to providing emerging and student artists with the opportunity to showcase their work in a professional setting. We program contemporary practices that respond to the interests and needs of our membership. As we program with shorter timelines this allows for us to respond to contemporary issues in theory and aesthetics, keeping an up to the minute response to what is going on directly in our community.

Established in 1987, the Images Festival is the largest festival in North America for experimental and independent moving image culture, showcasing the innovative edge of international contemporary media art both on and off the screen. Images has presented thousands of vanguard media-based projects in its 24-year history and is committed to an expanded concept of film and video practice: Alongside film and video screenings (ON SCREEN), the festival presents groundbreaking live performances (LIVE IMAGES), media art installations (OFF SCREEN) in local galleries and new media projects by many renowned Canadian and international artists. Images provides audiences with an annual extravaganza of contemporary moving image culture. For our exhibition archive, click here.

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