AMP connects artists and behind-the-scenes collaborators of all genres, including musicians, painters, performance artists, writers, dancers, and many more, with resources, opportunities, and personal connections. Many AMPers also provide free temporary lodging for other members. With thousands of members in 86 countries, AMP enthusiastically and energetically builds bridges between artists, audiences, and producers through our website, as well as at AMP-hosted parties and multimedia events worldwide. AMP is free to join. The only 'cost' is your energy and enthusiasm in building a global artistic community and helping fellow artists.
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Binaural/Nodar: Open Call for Artist Residencies in 2012

Nodar Artist Residency Program (São Pedro do Sul, Portugal)
Binaural / Nodar |

Artist Residency Periods: April, June and September 2012
Artistic Disciplines: Sound Installations, Sound Sculptures

Application Open until 15 September 2011

Sound and space form an important pair in our everyday environment: no sound
exists outside of space and no space is really silent. Sound and space
mutually reinforce one another in our perception, the qualities of a space
affect how we perceive the sound and a sound affects how we perceive space.
In short, space and sound are inseparable in our experience of what is to
exist in the world.

Similarly, there is clear evidence of the importance of sound in ancient

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Last call for applications: DocksArtFair 2011

The only art fair of solo shows during the French Biennial

45 Quai Ramnbaud
69002 Lyon
Phone: 0033 478 429 850
Fax: 0033 478 379 703

Limit for receipt of applications:
April 30, 2011
First meeting of Selection Committee:
Early May 2011
Answer to galeries:
Mid May 2011

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The Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève (Geneva) is currently looking for a new Director (F/M)

Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève
10, rue des Vieux-Grenadiers
1205 Genève
Phone: +41 (0)22 329 18 42

Application are to be sent via regular mail before April 29th 2011

The current director having announced her resignation, the Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève is now looking for :


The central task of the new director, who shall be responsible to the Foundation Council, will be to develop the Centre's avant-garde artistic direction; furthermore he or she is expected to foster the growing international influence of the Centre.

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Call for papers and works - Understanding Visual Music

Understanding VISUAL Music 2011

Hexagram-Concordia Centre for Research Creation in Media Arts and Technologies

in collaboration with the Department of Music


Montreal - Canada

August 26th and 27th, 2011



A two-day conference focused on developing an understanding of the practice of visual music, its definition, related creative and perceptual considerations, current trends, technological innovation, and possible future directions.

The event will take place on Friday the 26th and Saturday the 27th of August 2011 and will include paper sessions, roundtable discussions, and creative works presentations.

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YouTube Competition: Contest sends winners to Cannes Creativity Festival

YouTube will send the winners of its Good Work Contest for 60-second clips to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

Video clips must be be 60 seconds or less and about the environment, social justice and civil rights or arts and culture or animal protection. Videos must contain original, legal and appropriate material.

Participants must be over 18 and have a YouTube account. Only one clip per person can be entered. The deadline is midnight on May 9, 2011. Entrants then have five days to gather votes (likes) for their entries.

Five winners will be announced on May 21st, each winner will receive a full delegate pass to the Cannes Lions Festival on June 19 - 25, plus travel and accommodation expenses. Winning clips will be screened at the Festival.

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Beirut documentary film festival competition open

Beirut International Documentary Festival
The Beirut International Documentary Festival called Docudays invites filmmakers, producers and distributors from all over the world to submit their latest productions by July 1, 2011.

The 10th edition of Docudays is accepting entries for the 2011 edition.

Short, medium and feature-length documentaries made after January 1, 2009 are now being accepted for consideration. Film screeners must be available on DVD for review and submitted along with the application.

The festival competition has two sections, one for entries from 22 Pan-Arab countries and the second is for international entries.

For more information, click here.

from Art4Development

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Literary competition for Slavic Tradition Festival opens

Third International Festival of Literature and Culture for Slavic Traditions is accepting entries for its literary competition.

Categories include poetry, prose, translations, drama and more. The festival aims to promote the preservation and development of the Russian language, traditions and networking between poets, writers, playwrights and translators worldwide who write in Russian worldwide.

The program of the event includes the meetings with publishers, workshops and other events. The event is sponsored by a number of media and publishing houses. The winners will get partial reimbursement of their expenses connected with their attendance at the festival.

For more information (in Russian), click here.

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$30,000 grant and $5000 fellowship in Humanistic Photography

The W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography is presented annually to a photographer whose past work and proposed project, as judged by a panel of experts, follows the tradition of W. Eugene Smith's concerned photography and dedicated compassion exhibited during his 45-year career as a photographic essayist.

Applications can be downloaded downloaded here (PDF file, 233KB) or may be obtained by writing to the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund, c/o International Center of Photography (ICP), 1133 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036, USA.

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2nd iBIENNIAL 2011 - 2012 juried contemporary art competition ( is pleased to invite artists to 2nd iBIENNIAL 2011 - 2012 juried contemporary art competition 24 months on display online. iBIENNIAL 2011 2012 is a major contemporary art exhibition that takes place online at once every two years. The call for entries for the 2nd iBIENNIAL is open to works of any genre.

1st step selection
The first screening is free and is conducted by review of website for this purpose or on Jpeg [.JPG] versions of the submitted works inline or attachment.

2nd step selection

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Arab Photographers: Photography contest open for entries

Arab photographers, who are based in the region, are invited to apply for Shabab Ayyam Photography Competition.

Organizers Ayyam Gallery hope the initiative will support new artistic talent in the Middle East.

The contest, open to photographers born in or after 1980, requires a proposal for a solo exhibition and 12 photographs via email or in CD form.

The 15 finalists will be featured in an exhibit at The Ayyam Art Center in Dubai on September 13.

The first place winner will be awarded USD$6,500, while USD$2,500 and USD$1,000 prizes will be given to second and third place finalists, respectively.

The deadline for submissions is June 30, 2011. Proposals can be submitted in English or Arabic.

For more information, click here.

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