Machinista 2004 - call for entries
- Hello all - Tesla admirers and friends (please forward) maybe
particularly interested to hear about category 2:
"Artists Against Machinic Standards"
participation online is free and very quick and easy, but please
read the full briefs carefully.
Lots of interesting works / projects from around the world
featured already (especially from Russia) so do have a look and
Best Wishes - Robb Mitchel
Call For Entries - DEADLINE: 28th February 2004
MACHINISTA 2004 - http://www.machinista.org
Submissions for any of the following three themes are
welcomed in any media.
1. "Art from the Machine: gleams of the inhuman" Works
created completely or mostly by a machine or an
artificial intelligence system.
2. "Artists Against Machinic Standards"
Breaking, destroying, hacking, unexpected
(non-utilitarian?) usage of customary programs/devices
as an art experiment.
3. "Full-Screen Robovision" Moving image works
(experimental/scientific imaging, audiovisual code,
short films, animation and VJ mixes)
illustrating "the world as seen by machines"
see http://www.machinista.org for more details
Machinista is a yearly unmediated open-submission
Creative and technological practices including visual
and software art, science and design projects, moving
image, experimental music and performance are featured
in various scales and stages of development ranging
from documentation of prototypes and exploratory
installations to fully operational systems.
In 2003 there were 128 submissions featured in
Machinista plus offline events in Moscow and Perm in
An offline festival each year in a different host city
showcases key entries to the online exhibition.
Participants in www.machinista.org are commissioned to
travel and present/ exhibit/install/ perform to wide
audiences. This year, Machinista talkes place in
Glasgow, Scotland on the weekend of May 7-9 2004 with
some additional events later in the year in Perm,
Also a number of participants in the online Machinista
2004 will be awarded artist's residencies / sabbaticals in Latvia,
St Petersburg and Vienna.
*Supported by the Scottish Arts Council & CCA Glasgow
(please forward - apologies for cross posting)