07 PM | 01 Jun

Embracing Sound Project

The ANAT Embracing Sound Project (esp) is intended to research and profile current Australian sound art over a one year period. ANAT will be annoucing more details about this exciting new initiative in the near future.

The Sound Program Manager’s role will be to research and profile current practice in sound art, this would include critical writing, participation and attendance of festivals, liaising between ANAT, funding bodies and the sound community.

You will be able to work independently and form and maintain national networks. Your ability to write successful grant applications and engage with sponsors will allow you to expand and continue the role. The role is open to people from all states and territories of Australia, but being able to readily connect with the sound community in Australia is key to the role’s success.

Please download a job description from: http://www.anat.org.au/vacancies/esp.pdf

More info:

Gavin Artz 08 8231 9766 manager@anat.org.au

07 PM | 01 Jun

Immersion: Electrical Empathy

NSW – Immersion: Electrical Empathy

Developed over a one-week residency, Immersion brings together eight of Australia’s leading audiovisual artists to explore immersive techniques. Released from corporeal entertainment Immersion: electrical empathy will find a unity between space, sound & images creating a new performative experience that is sumptuous & saturating.

Artists/producers: Samuel James & Gail Priest COLLABORATORS Cicada (Nick Ritar, Kirsten Bradley), Scott Morrison, Peter Newman, Jason Sweeney & Ai Yamamoto

Venue: Performance Space @ CarriageWorks, 245 Wilson Street Eveleigh, Sydney Dates: 15 & 16 June Time: 8 pm RSVP ESSENTIAL Phone: 02 8571 9111 Email: rsvp@performancespace.com.au

07 PM | 01 Jun

Glenn Hayden from Urban Myth

New forum with Glenn Hayden from Urban Myth

Urban Myth Theatre of Youth has a rich history spanning 24 years. Professional artists work with young participants aged between 5-26 to create cutting edge theatre performances, artistic activity and workshops. In August 2004, Glenn Hayden took up the position of Artistic Director with Urban Myth Theatre of Youth. Since joining the company he has directed /My Sister Violet/ at the SPACE Theatre and the outdoor production of Midsummer Night’s Dream to name a few.

Glenn will talk about Youth Theatre in Adelaide and all theatre writers are welcome to attend.

Date: 13 June, 2007 Time: 6.30pm – 8 pm Venue: The SA Writers’ Centre (2nd Floor, 187 Rundle Street) Cost: Gold Coin Donation Bookings or enquiries: (08) 8232 6852 Email: sa@awg.com.au

07 PM | 01 Jun

Project Ability (UK)

International – Project Ability (UK)

Project Ability in Glasgow is inviting artists from all over the world to submit artwork (in any medium) that reflects their ideas and feelings on mental health, either from a perspective of wellbeing or of illness. The exhibition, titled ‘Mental Image’, will be launched during Mental Health Week in October 2007. Selected works will be exhibited in Project Ability’s two galleries from the 4 October until 23 November. More details and entry forms online.

URL: www.project-ability.co.uk; Deadline: 10 August

07 PM | 01 Jun

SFF MobileMovies competition

Aust – SFF MobileMovies competition Great prizes to be won!

Get mobilised. Grab your mobile and start making movies. The WotNext MobileMovies Award is all about talent, determination and raw creativity. Use the theme ‘Transport yourself’ to produce a one minute short film. Upload it to www.wotnext.com.au/sff and you can win $4,000 cash, a MacBook Pro, a Samsung mobile phone and lots more! Phone: +61 2 9318 0999 Fax: +61 2 9319 0055 Email: info@sydneyfilmfestival.org URL: www.wotnext.com.au/sff