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SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN FOR MONO NO AWARE VII

SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN FOR MONO NO AWARE VII – DEADLINE: RECEIVED BY OCTOBER 31 2013

You are welcome to submit. MONO NO AWARE is an international exhibition open to any person or group of persons making contemporary art that incorporates Super 8mm, 16mm, 35mm or altered light projections as part of a sculpture, installation, dance, or expanded cinema performance. For example: blending film & theater performance, musicians creating a visual experience for their sound, & experimental filmmakers working with story tellers. Submissions including digital projections will not be considered (i.e. HDcam, DigiBETA, DVcam, DVD) all moving images should be from an analog source.

Part of our purpose in having this gathering is to put an emphasis on the cinematic experience. Film & video have become easily accessible. One can watch content on a website, television, a home projector, or even a cell phone. For some artists and filmmakers those vehicles are copies of the original artwork, each one degraded by its format. We believe there is a magic in seeing the film projected as a print. There is a presence a poet has reading his/her own writing. There is a feeling that resonates in your chest when seeing a band live. For these reasons we are encouraging live music, performance and audio to expand the cinematic experience beyond the screen. We ask that in the spirit of the festival you not video or create copies of your performance. Some participants have gone as far as to destroy the work after its first run at the event.

FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF RULES, REGULATIONS, AND FRIENDLY SUGGESTIONS PLEASE

DOWNLOAD OUR ENTRY FORM (PDF)

Please send entries to the following address:

MONO NO AWARE

PMB # 303

302 Bedford Avenue

Brooklyn, NY

11249

United States

*Please note that the PMB is not a POB! A PMB is capable of receiving FedEx, UPS, and other mailing services that require signature and can receive mail 7 days a week.

Deadline: Must be received by October 31st 2013.

Selected film performances will be announced November 15th 2013.

The event will be held December 6th and 7th 2013 at LightSpace Studios in Brooklyn New York.