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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CALL for proposal Headphones Festival

30mn set for each performer/player
2d + 3th july 2011 10am -3am CEST time

((LAB Sounds))
HEADPHONES FESTIVAL by live streaming
for experimental music, voice performance, poetry, sound art, noise music,..

For more information and subscription contact me:

dead line 25th june

from soundasart

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(JOB) Civic Art Collections Manager (Los Angeles)

Posting Date: June 2011
Civic Art Collections Manager

Reporting to the Director of Civic Art and working as a member of a team, the Civic Art Collections Manager plays a vital role in the County as the keeper of all County artwork records and the lead on all issues relating to artwork maintenance, conservation, and research. The Collections Manager will animate a growing civic art collection and develop new outreach strategies.

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(JOB) Bay Area Position - Program Officer, Performing Arts

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, based in Menlo Park, California, is seeking a Program Officer for the Performing Arts Program.

from LA Culture Net

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one-minute video contest

The Center for International Media Ethics (CIME) has launched a new contest for one-minute videos about censorship, accuracy, truth (slander/libel), sensationalism and privacy.

The winner video will be the official CIME film for a year and will be invited to participate in a media ethics online training and be entitled to invite five friends to join the course.

CIME is a non-profit organization that brings together a network of journalists throughout the world to provide training, discussion and expertise in the ethics of their profession.

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The Muhr awards for Arab, Emirati, Asian and African films accepting

Filmmakers from Asia, Africa and the Arab world, whose subjects are related to their regions, are eligible to submit their films to participate in the competition.

With the slogan of "Bridging Cultures, Meeting Minds," the Dubai International Film Festival organizes the Muhr competition that features 31 awards and more than US$575,000 in prize money in the categories of short films, features and documentaries.

Submitted films must have been produced after September 1, 2010. Deadline to apply is August 31, 2011.

The festival also invites filmmakers from around the world to submit their work and documentaries for out-of-competition screening. These films must not have been previously screened in the Gulf region.

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Arts journalism fellowship accepting applications [Worldwide]

The USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Program is a midcareer education fellowship for six arts, culture and entertainment editors, producers and writers from online, print, radio and television. Typically one or two of the fellows come from outside the U.S.

The two-week fellowship, sponsored by USC Annenberg and The Getty Foundation, is a total immersion experience that includes attending performances , art exhibits and architecture sites.

The program provides the fellows with behind-the-scene experiences and interaction with artists who produce, curate, report on and/or write policy on arts and urban culture.

Deadline for the 2011 program has not been announced, last year's deadline was July 19. Send an email to to be added to the mailing list for updates.

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Short film contest open - pro and amateur

Filmmakers, both professional and amateur, are invited to submit their work to the Tropfest Arabia to be held in Abu Dhabi in November 2011.

Tropfest Arabia, organized by twofour54 is an extension of Tropfest, which bills itself as the world's largest short film festival.

The film must be made specifically for Tropfest Arabia 2011 and may be no longer than seven minutes. Deadline for entries: September 22, 2011.

The contest is open to citizens from the following countries in the MENA region: Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestinian territories (the West Bank and Gaza Strip) Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.

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(JOB) Director of Civic Art, Los Angeles County Arts Commission

Posting Date: June 15, 2011

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission is seeking a Director of its Civic Art Program. This program, which allocates 1% of county capital projects for public art, began in 2005. This position has overall responsibility for planning, developing, and implementing what is becoming one of the largest public art programs in the country, with close to 50 projects, ranging in size from $10,000 to $1 million, in various stages of development. The Director of Civic Art must develop and articulate a broad vision for the Civic Art Program that includes conversation and education, and motivate others to embrace that vision.

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Natural History Museum Seeks Puppeteer (Los Angeles)

Performance Artist/Puppeteer

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