07 PM | 28 May

Bon Scott: gone but not forgotten

The Fremantle Arts Centre is calling for proposals relating to the life and legacy of the Australian lead singer of AC/DC, Bon Scott, to go with a statue of Scott that is to be erected in Fremantle in 2008.

The Centre is open to gallery-based, off-site and online proposals for the Bon Scott project, which will encompass radio, the web, exhibitions and an LED billboard. It welcomes proposals from groups and individuals of organisations, curators and artists of all kinds,

Aussie rock legend Bon Scott is to be immortalised in a series of art projects as well as those that engender local, national and international exchange.

For more information, please email FAC’s curator/exhibitions manager at jasminS@fremantle.wa.gov.au or visit www.fac.org.au/exhibition_proposals

03 AM | 28 May

What makes films by women unique?

Two events exploring the question: What makes films by women unique?

These two upcoming events organised by Women in Film and Television (Victoria):

Melbourne International  Animation Festival – Friday 22 June 2007 at ACMI – Screening of women’s animation from around  the world

Victorian Women’s Short  Film Showcase – Thursday 14 June 2007  at  ACMI

For more information about either of these events or to arrange an interview, please contact WIFT(Vic) President Sue Marriot Ph: 0412 363 137 or Aenea Himbury Ph: 0408 377 044.

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03 AM | 28 May

Cologne Online Film Festival

CologneOFF III 3rd edition of Cologne Online Film Festival

http://coff.newmediafest.org

Festival theme: Toon! Toon! – art cartoons and animated narratives

After the successful launch of CologneOFF – Cologne Online Film Festival and the organisation of the first two editions in 2006 CologneOFF I – Identityscapes, CologneOFF II – Image vs Music

VideoChannel is preparing now edition III of CologneOFF to be launched in October 2007.

—> Toon! Toon! art cartoons and animated narratives

VideoChannel invites artists and directors for submitting animated films/videos telling a story in form of a cartoon or other forms of narratives by using the new digital technologies.

Rules:

. Deadline: 1 August 2007 . The subject can be chosen freely. . The films/videos may originate from the years 2002-2007. . The duration max. 10 minutes, exceptions possible. . Max 3 films/videos can be submitted. . Productions using language and/or text other than English need English subtitles.

All entry details and the submission form can be found on netEX – networked experience http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=23

03 AM | 28 May

Outpost

OUTPOST is part of the share.global organization which hosts events and workshops in New York, San Diego, Los Angeles (USA), Montreal (Canada), Wiesbaden (Germany), and Stavanger (Sweden).

Held on the last Wednesday night of every month at Horse Bazaar in Melbourne’s CBD.

OUTPOST is a mixture of open jam, featured performances and spontaneous workshop and runs much like other SHARE events over the world. http://shareoutpost.org/ As always, audio and video jammers are most welcome so, Bring your gear and have no fear..

Free from 8.30 / / Look forward to seeing you @ the Horse.

http://www.horsebazaar.com.au/ 

03 AM | 28 May

Panoramic art prize

*Horse Bazaar has just received sponsorship from MONA for the 2007 panoramic art prize updating the posting from last week the prize money is now $5000*

$5000 MONA Prize *

*MONA (mona.net.au) is offering world’s richest prize for the production of panoramic content.*

The Mona Prize for panoramic content is an open digital art prize for the production of screen-based content that best uses Horse Bazaar’s unique panoramic projection system. The screens are custom-built for the environment and extend for nearly 20 metres around the bar. Casting aside the traditional 4:3 screen format, visual artists are asked to produce digital content at an 8:1 ratio. The Mona Prize aims to cultivate the appreciation and production of panoramic virtual décor. This is an acquisitional competition; winning pieces will become a part of the MONA art collection.**

*Entries Close Friday 13th July 2007 **For more information visit horsebazaar.com.au/monaprize