IMAGERY DIMENSION: 1st INTERNATIONAL ONLINE FESTIVAL FOR ART+INNOVATION

IMAGERY DIMENSION: 1st INTERNATIONAL ONLINE FESTIVAL FOR ART+INNOVATION
October 17, 2011 – March 31, 2012

Imagery Dimension will honor those creators who virtuously synthesize innovative technology and outstanding artistic talent within the following categories: photography, plastic, technologic, short film and audiovisual contemporary art. The festival’s expert jury will award 50 prizes, including $3,500 in cash, promotional awards worth $60,000 and participation in the 2012 Hamptons Auction. Five extra prizes will be awarded based on public vote.

The Festival will be held online and presented to the contacts of all the media collaborators as well as to the 120,000 VideoArtWorld subscribers, included among them are curators, galleries, institutions, collectors, distributors, promoters and related professionals in the field. We hope everyone enjoys navigating the imagery dimension!

Participants can present their body of work by “opening their imagery dimension” at www.imagerydimension.com

OFFLINE PRESENTATION EVENT:

Official presentation will take place Thursday Jan. 9th, at 4pm, within the KINETICA ARTFAIR, located at Ambika P3, 35 Marylebone Street, London NW1 5LS.

www.kinetica-artfair.com

MANIFESTO

open your imagery dimension | alternative realities for the industry of thought

id+affairs: promoting creative endeavors that explore innovative technologies and ideas in collaboration with devoted institutions and professionals under equitable terms.

id+markets: generating and consolidating fair value for contemporary art and innovation, reaching the interest and support of both public and private sectors.

id+rights: encouraging creators to exercise their rights on authorship using licenses that best suit each specific creation, medium and scope.

id+ethics: supporting policies that seek transparency, fair conduct and appropriate procedures among professionals towards a sustainable economy for the intangible.

DATES

Online Festival: October 2011 – March 2012

Call for submissions deadline: EXTENDED to March 31st, 2012

Offline Presentation: 4pm, February 9th, 2012. Kinetica Art Fair, London

Winners auction sale: July 14th, 2012. Bridgehampton, New York

JURY

Brian Apple: Art critic and collector consultant focused in contemporary photography, teacher at the School of Visual Arts, New York

Don Foresta: Director of Multimedia Art Research and Electronic Laboratoires (MARCEL) at European Center of Nuclear Research (CERN), Geneva

Geraldine Gomez: Director of audiovisual programs at Centre Pompidou, Paris

Rosina Gomez-Baeza: Cultural manager, former director of LABoral Art and Industrial Creation Center, Gijón and former director of ARCO Fair, Madrid

Menene Gras: Curator and exhibitions director of Casa Asia, Madrid – Barcelona

Gye-Joong Kim: Director of Seoul Experimental Film Festival (EXiS), Seoul

Tony Langford: Director of Kinetica Art Fair, London

Amanda MacDonald Crowley: Art Curator and former director of EYEBEAM Art+Technology Center, New York

Macu Moran: Art Curator, former new markets director for artnet.com, New York and director of VideoArtWorld, Barcelona – New York

Oscar Peyrou: President of Spanish Association of Cinematographic Press, delegate of The International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) and of the Federation of Film Critics of Europe and the Mediterranean (FEDEORA)

Berta Sichel: Art curator, former director of audiovisuals for the National Museum Art Center Reina Sofia (MNCARS), Madrid

Raul Zamudio: Art critic, writer and curator, former curator of Seoul Media Bienale and professor at John Jay College, Kean University and Parsons the New School for Design, New York

CATEGORIES

Plastic: Painting, graphic, sculpture and installation.

Photography: Digital, analog and photomontage.

Technologic: Robotic-art, electronic-art, kinetic-art, bio-art, nano-art, light-art, virtual-art, interactive-art, software-art, game-art, sound-art, engineering-art, data visualization, cyberculture and net-art.

Short-film: Fiction short-film, animation short-film, documentary and docu-fiction.

Audiovisual Contemporary Art: Video creation, Expanded painting, expanded photography, performance, video animation, single channel, video installation and experimental cinema.

PRIZES

Plastic:

One 1st prize winner: Certificate + 700 USD + Promotional Award for three years at PlasticArtWorld (3.000 USD value) + Work at Hamptons Auction 2012

Three ex aequo 2nd prize winners: Certificate + Promotional Award for two years at PlasticArtWorld (2.000 USD value)

Six ex aequo 3rd prize winners: Certificate + Promotional Award for one year at PlasticArtWorld (1.000 USD value)

One public vote winner (based on facebook likes): Certificate + Promotional Award for one year at PlasticArtWorld (1.000 USD value)

Photography:

One 1st prize winner: Certificate + 700 USD + Promotional Award for three years at PhotographyArtWorld (3.000 USD value) + Work at Hamptons Auction 2012

Three ex aequo 2nd prize winners: Certificate + Promotional Award for two years at PhotographyArtWorld (2.000 USD value)

Six ex aequo 3rd prize winners: Certificate + Promotional Award for one year at PhotographyArtWorld (1.000 USD value)

One public vote winner (based on facebook likes): Certificate + Promotional Award for one year at TechArtWorld (1.000 USD value)

Technologic:

One 1st prize winner: Certificate + 700 USD + Promotional Award for three years at TechArtWorld (3.000 USD value) + Work at Hamptons Auction 2012

Three ex aequo 2nd prize winners: Certificate + Promotional Award for two years at TechArtWorld (2.000 USD value)

Six ex aequo 3rd prize winners: Certificate + Promotional Award for one year at TechArtWorld (1.000 USD value)

One public vote winner (based on facebook likes): Certificate + Promotional Award for one year at TechArtWorld (1.000 USD value)

Short Film:

One 1st prize winner: Certificate + 700 USD + Promotional Award for three years at ShortfilmArtWorld (3.000 USD value) + Work at Hamptons Auction 2012

Three ex aequo 2nd prize winners: Certificate + Promotional Award for two years at ShortfilmArtWorld (2.000 USD value)

Six ex aequo 3rd prize winners: Certificate + Promotional Award for one year at ShortfilmArtWorld (1.000 USD value)

One public vote winner (based on facebook likes): Certificate + Promotional Award for one year at ShortfilmArtWorld (1.000 USD value)

Audiovisual Contemporary Art:

One 1st prize winner: Certificate + 700 USD + Promotional Award for three years at VideoArtWorld (3.000 USD value) + Work at Hamptons Auction 2012

Three ex aequo 2nd prize winners: Certificate + Promotional Award for two years at VideoArtWorld (2.000 USD value)

Six ex aequo 3rd prize winners: Certificate + Promotional Award for one year at VideoArtWorld (1.000 USD value)

One public vote winner (based on facebook likes): Certificate + Promotional Award for one year at VideoArtWorld (1.000 USD value)

CONDITIONS

All artists, authors and collectives are welcome to participate, regardless of their nationality or country of residency.

English is the chosen language for the online festival, therefore English descriptions and subtitles when needed are recommended.

Each participant can submit an unlimited number of works and/or projects, and a minimum of 4 works. The participant is responsible for the content published, as well as the authorship and credits disclosed.

Jury will especially praise the innovation applied within techniques, materials and mediums, both digital and analog, as well as the conceptual relevance and technical abilities shown through the author’s complete body of work, and not through a single work.

Applicant will show his/her profile and artistic production trajectory online at the festival website: www.imagerydimension.com. Postal mail and/or emails will not be accepted and therefore the festival is not responsible for receiving unwanted materials.

Imagery Dimension holds the right to ask for images or excerpts from works for publicity matters, exclusively limited to the festival promotion.

All commercial and intellectual property rights are and will be reserved to the author, who can, at any given time, modify and/or eliminate all his/her data.

Through the online festival, all participants will have online his/her profile and body of work (fully or partially) active and accessible to public until the end of the festival.  Those not awarded, but with a positive rating, will be welcome to keep their profile active online without any maintenance costs, available for future Imagery Dimension activities and related open calls.

Awards: Cash prizes abide by the tax system of Spain. Promotional awards consist of the winner’s non-exclusive professional representation by Imagery Dimension Agencies, regarding consulting, international promotion, sales and exhibition rights distribution, with a 25% commission rate on the commercial use of the work, always in collaboration with author’s other agencies, producers, distributors and/or galleries. Non-finished projects can also be presented for crowdfunding online proposals.

EXTENDED WORLDWIDE OPEN CALL FOR ART+INNOVATION
Presentation Jan. 9, 4pm: Kinetica Artfair, London
festival@imagerydimension.com
www.imagerydimension.com


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