CALL FOR APPLICATIONS | Internship with the AUDIO FOUNDATION
The Artists Alliance Internship Programme is pleased to announce a call for applications form recent graduates for a fixed term, paid internship with the Audio Foundation.
The aim of the programme is to provide a valuable opportunity for graduates to obtain significant work experience in the art industry.
This programme has been made possible with generous funding from the ASB Community Trust. Several more internships will be announced throughout 2011.
Please note the closing date for applications is 4pm Friday April 1, 2011. View the information via our website HERE.
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Artists Alliance receives significant funding from Creative New Zealand and ASB Community Trust
if you're planning to come to either of the UpStage open walk-throughs
this week, please remember to check your local time carefully - clocks
more information including time converters at: http://www.upstage.org.nz
the online walk-throughs tomorrow (30th march) & sunday (3rd april) are
opportunities for you to find out more about UpStage before the deadline
for proposals for the 111111 UpStage Festival (11 april).
if you're new to UpStage or looking for collaborators for a festival
performance, please come along :)
h : )
helen varley jamieson: creative catalyst
CALL TO ARTISTS
SIXTH INTERNATIONAL DIGITAL ART MINIPRINT EXHIBITION
>From November 5 to December 10, 2011
This is an invitation to all professional artists to participate in the SIXTH INTERNATIONAL
DIGITAL MINIPRINT EXHIBITION, to be held in Ottawa (Canada) from November 5
to December 10, 2011.
Artists should submit works of 25 cm by 20 cm (a maximum of two per
artist) no later than June 30, 2011.
Le corps transformé (The Transformed
Body) is the theme of the 2011 edition of the exhibition. The text pertaining
to the theme can be found on the Web page mentioned below. Artists are required
to write a short text linking the submitted artwork to the theme.
The curator, Katy Le Van, will select the works to be included in the exhibit
and a jury comprised of three reputable artists will decide on the cash prize
winners and the honourable mentions.
Participation to the exhibition is free. The exhibition will be held at Centre
d'artistes Voix Visuelle.
Details and entry forms can be found on the website.
Le Centre d’artistes Voix Visuelle
81, avenue Beechwood, Ottawa (Ontario) K1M 1L7
just to let you know that New Plymouth based artist David Clegg, whose
exhibition 'The Miserable Idea of Measurement' is currently on at
Artspace (running until the 31st of March, more info here :
http://www.artspace.org.nz/exhibitions/2011/davidclegg.asp), has put
together an edit of the work for the Radia network, entitled 'The
Miserable Idea of Measurement (refrain)'. More information on this
show, which is Radia show 312, can be found here :
Radio One 91FM, Dunedin, which hosts shows by the Radia network every
Sunday from 10 - 10:30pm, will be broadcasting the work this week. You
can tune in visa the web at the R1 site : http://www.r1.co.nz/
the show is also available for listening on the other stations around
the network, if you happen to be in Marseilles, Lisbon or London this
week. A map of the radia stations and show times can be found here :
sally ann mcintyre
: mbl : +64 21 2106243
: email : staticmansion(a)gmail.com
: skype : rosehobart
: web : http://myspace.com/radiocegestehttp://radiocegeste.blogspot.com
might be of interest to some nz folks :)
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From: *Cat HOPE* <c.hope(a)ecu.edu.au <mailto:email@example.com>>
Date: 19 March 2011 16:13
Subject: The Totally Huge New Music Conference 2011
To: Cat HOPE <c.hope(a)ecu.edu.au <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>>
The Totally Huge New Music Conference is on In September 2011! It takes
place in Perth, Western Australia.
Please go to the link below to see the call for papers, abstracts due
end of May.
Please disseminate around your networks- and sorry in advance for any
The theme this year is
Keynote Speaker: Marina Rosenfeld
The inexorably slippery nature of contemporary culture and postmodern
phenomena, such as the deconstruction of identity and distrust in
metanarrative, arguably squeeze the individual into reliance only upon
the present moment. All music emerges (and dissipates) in the moment,
drawing on the immanent "a-subjective pre-reflexive consciousness"
defined by Deleuze in his Pure Immanence: Essays on A Life (2001).
The 2011 Totally Huge New Music Conference is inclusive and devised to
appeal to practitioners and academics, audiences and artists. As such,
the Conference Convenors welcome proposals involving any aspect of new
music, sound art, sound in the media arts, and the study of auditory
culture and environments in relation to the arts. We are specifically
seeking papers and sessions addressing new music, musicology and sonic
practices in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.
The THNMF conference is a fully DEST refereed conference that offers
opportunities for presentations of refereed and non refereed papers,
performances, demonstrations and workshops held over two days, and there
is the opportunity for publication in the conference proceedings, Sound
Scripts - published by Tura New Music, now in its 4th volume.
The Conference is presented by Tura New Music, in association with the
Faculty of Education and Arts, Edith Cowan University, including the
Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.
Dr Cat Hope |CREATEC Post Doctoral Research Fellow |Western Australian
Academy of Performing Arts | Edith Cowan University, 2 Bradford St, Mt
Lawley, WA 6050 | Tel: 61 8 9370 6826 | Fax: 61 8 9370 6665
Just a reminder that Envisage 5 - Transmedia Production is next week on
Wednesday! Places are filling fast for the workshop with Gary Hayes- see
below for more details.
Envisage 5- Transmedia Production
Wednesday March 23rd, 6.30 – 8.30 pm
Conference Center, WA224, AUT University Wellesley Campus, Auckland
Complimentary event (NO CHARGE)
The popular Envisage series brought to you by CoLab in partnership with
FILM AUCKLAND is back this year beginning in March 2011. Our fifth
Envisage Program will focus on new developments and opportunities in
Transmedia Design with transmedia pioneers Fiona Milburn, Anna Jackson
and keynote speaker Gary Hayes. From Sydney, Gary produces and lectures
transmedia, virtual worlds, machinima, social media entertainment,
augmented reality and marketing. See http://www.personalizemedia.com/.
Registrations essential. contact katrina.bell(a)aut.ac.nz or (09) 921
Multi Platform Storytelling Workshop With Gary Hayes
9 am - 2 pm, Thursday 24 March 2011
AUT University, Wellesley Campus
Price: $60 Regular, $40 (student)
A half-day workshop introducing the landscape of key transmedia content
areas, story/service user centric design and production methodology.
Utilizing this knowledge with worksheets, teams will develop a cross
media proposition that targets specified goals, user requirements, story
challenges & ROI (return on investment) to a given industry brief. The
workshop will challenge and expose participants in techniques to develop
quality transmedia services. Basic definitions and terminology will also
http://www.colab.org.nz/node/834 for full information
Spaces are limited so email katrina.bell(a)aut.ac.nz to register
The Artists Alliance Internship Programme 2011 is now calling for applications from recent graduates for a fixed term, paid internship with the Audio Foundation. The aim of the programme is to provide a valuable opportunity for graduates to obtain significant work experience in the art industry. The programme has been made possible with generous funding from the ASB Community Trust.
Audio Foundation Mission:
Founded in 2004, the Audio Foundation was created to support, promote and preserve innovative audio culture (sound art/experimental music/noise/outsider music/drone music) in NZ
Audio Foundation Aims:
· To support and promote the creation, production, and dissemination of innovative New Zealand audio projects
· To foster and preserve an identity and history for NZ audio culture, and to promote this to the wider public
· To enable research, development and preservation of creative artistic potential primarily concerned with audio culture
· To facilitate access, engagement and connection from the audio community to the wider arts community
· To maintain and provide a professional integrity through sustained communication, delivery of programs, facilitation and successful initiatives of all kinds
For the purposes of this pilot internship programme those eligible to apply will need to have graduated within the past three years (2008, 2009, 2010) from an Auckland tertiary institution that holds current Artists Alliance Membership. The following institutions are members of Artists Alliance:
o AUT University, School of Art and Design
o Elam School of Fine Arts
o UNITEC School of Design
o Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design
Arts Administration Assistant
To assist the Director of Audio Foundation Charitable Trust
Tasks / Key Responsibilities
Tasks will include but not be limited to:
• Assisting with painting and setup of new venue in Poyton Tce
• Assisting with the organisation of Audio Foundation and Altmusic events
• Assisting with fundraising, sponsorship, grants applications, budgeting, financial reporting and basic book-keeping
• Assisting with publicity and promotion of events and other projects
• Documentation of events
• Updating of website
• Creating database of patrons, sponsors and media
• Digitisation of incoming CDs for the MP3 Library
• Digitisation of video for the Audiovisual Library
• Maintaining and creating efficient administrative systems
• Assisting with liaison, networking, meetings and any other projects that might be realized in the future
The successful applicant will be a reliable and organised self-starter with good communication skills. They will need to possess a keen eye for accuracy in detail along with design flair, and a broad knowledge of information technology systems and software. The ability to work under pressure and remain patient with a good sense of humour will be needed. A willingness to learn about or knowledge of and enthusiasm for NZ experimental music is essential.
Timeframe & Remuneration
The internship will consist of a fixed term contract for approximately 20 hours per week for the period April 18 through October 7, 2011. Remuneration will be $16 per hour.
How to Apply
Please send your CV including two referees and a covering letter explaining why you think you would be suitable for the above position to:
1 Ponsonby Road
Newton, Auckland 1011
Or email: admin(a)artistsalliance.org.nz
Deadline for Applications
Applications must be completed in full and returned to the Artists Alliance office (details above) no later than 4pm April 1, 2011. Interviews will take place during the week of April 4-8, 2011.
What is Artists Alliance?
Artists Alliance is the national organisation for visual artists. Established in 1991, Artists Alliance has represented and advanced the professional interests of the visual artists of Aotearoa/New Zealand for 20 years. In providing resources, career advice, networks and advocacy Artists Alliance is the trusted source of information for the visual arts sector. To learn more go to the website: www.artistsalliance.org.nz
Artists Alliance receives significant funding from Creative New Zealand and ASB Community Trust.
Exciting news! We have just signed a years lease on the North side of the bottom floor of the Parisian Tie Factory in Poynton Tce. It overlooks Myers Park and is totally choice!
It's a big area with lots of possibilities and we hope for it to be open to the wider arts community as well as the AF community as there's certainly enough room for this.
There will be a venue and gallery, an office with the MP3 ( and soon to be audiovisual) Library, AF CD Shop and we are looking at having workshops, salons, exhibitions, events, lectures, symposia, festivals and film evenings as well as any other suggestions that come our way.
The venue space will fit around 80 peeps but because of the flats across the park, we are looking at events that finish at 10 pm or day shows.
We will be in there from April 18th painting and cleaning the place and getting it ready and any volunteers for this would be greatly welcome : )
We are also looking for help with any of the following items on our wish-list for the space if anyone has stuff they don't need anymore. We can come to you with a trailer closer to the time we move in!
Chairs for events
Carpets, rugs and mats
Big and small cushions
Computers for internet and MP3 Library
Ping pong table
Let me know off-list if you can help out with anything...
Launch will be early May and we will have more news soon about how we are celebrating!!
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From: "Prix Ars Electroncia" <info(a)prixars.aec.at>
To: "Luke Duncalfe" <lduncalfe(a)eml.cc>
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 12:17:32 +0100
Subject: Prix Ars Electroncia 2011 - Extended Deadline
Extended Deadline until March 30 / Verlängerte Einreichfrist bis
zum 30. März
(en) Dear friends and participants of Prix Ars Electronica!
Prix Ars Electronica 2011 is considering several requests of
artists and submitters and has extended the deadline for the
online submission until March 30, 2011.
EXTENDED Submission Deadline: March 30, 2011
[the next idea] voestalpine Art and Technology Grant
u19 - freestyle computing (for Austria only, Special Deadline
April 22, 2011)
More Information & Online Submission:
Your Prix Ars Electronica 2011 Team