lacda international juried competition

Lacda International Juried Competition
DigitalArt.LA 2008

Director: Rex Bruce

Deadline for entries: June 30, 2008

 

Lacda International Juried Competition
DigitalArt.LA 2008

Jurors:
Howard Fox
Curator of Contemporary Art, L.A. County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Rex Bruce
Director, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art

Formatted announcement and complete prospectus: http://lacda.com/juried/juriedshow.html

Direct link for registration: http://www.acteva.com/booking.cfm?bevaid=159763

Enter our juried competition for digital art, digital photography, video and new media. All styles of artwork and photography where digital processes of any kind were integral to their creation are acceptable. We accept digital art stills of any kind, digital photogaphy, short experimental time based video, video loops, mobile media, interactive media, internet art (net.art) and new media works of any kind.

The competition is international, open to all geographic locations.

Video, interactive and new media are accepted by DVD/CD. Internet art (net.art) entries are viewed at their original URL. Still image entries are acceped by jpeg upload. Still image winners are printed by the gallery (up to 24″x36″) for exhibition to eliminate the need for shipping, especially for international artists.

The selected winners will be exhibited as the central focus of the “DigitalArt.LA” expo (see below) in a large group exhibit at the LACDA gallery. The show will be widely promoted and will include a reception for the artists. Juror Howard Fox, Curator of Contemporary Art, LACMA, will attend the opening reception. The DigitalArt.LA expo runs August 14-16 (concurrent with and promoted by SIGGRAPH, the Downtown Art Walk and Downtown Film Festival – Los Angeles), the winners exhibit will remain in the gallery August 14-September 6.

DigitalArt.LA (http://digitalart.la/) is a multi-site international digital art expo in the Gallery Row area of Downtown Los Angeles organized by Rex Bruce and L.A. Center for Digital Art. The event includes exhibits by area galleries, theatres, and venues near LACDA. Many venues will host screenings and exhibits for major out of area institutions including Centre Pompidou Forum des Images, UCR | California Museum of Photography, Lanzia Center for Contemporary Art (Danzig, Poland), and the Austin Museum of Digital Art. The central exhibit will be the international winners show of juried submissions hosted by LACDA.

This is an extremely rare opportunity to exhibit alongside top institutions and have your work viewed by a major curator!

Exhibitors and Participants at DigitalArt.LA 2008 include:

• Los Angeles Center for Digital Art – Winners Show –
• Centre Georges Pompidou | Forum des Images
• UCR | California Museum of Photography
• Laznia Center for Contemporary Art, Danzig / Poland
• Howard Fox, Curator of Contemporary Art, LACMA
• Downtown Film Festival – Los Angeles
• SIGGRAPH
• Austin Museum of Digital Art
• Niche.LA Video Art
• Found Gallery L.A.
• Phantom Galleries L.A.
• Bert Green Fine Art
• Spring Arts Collective
• Pharmaka Gallery
• Rowan Gallery
• Regent Theatre
• Creative Commons
• Artillery Magazine
• Coagula Art Journal
• It’s Liquid

All entries are given special consideration for exhibiting at LACDA and outside exhibitions where we are featured. Artists participating in our competitions form the pool of artists from which we select the vast majority of those featured at LACDA and are often considered by our associated network of museums, galleries and curators. Proceeds from the competition support these gallery programs and the DigitalArt.LA expo. Juror Rex Bruce has curated and participated in over 50 exhibits since the founding of LACDA in 2004 and is internationally recognized as a leader and expert in the field.

Timeline and Registration Instructions:
Deadline for entries: June 30, 2008
Winners announced: July 14, 2008
Exhibit Dates: August 14-September 6, 2008

Reception for the artists: Thursday August 14, 2008, 7-9pm in conjunction with Downtown Art Walk and DigitalArt.LA

Registration fee is $30US.

Multiple entries in multiple categories are permitted, additional $30 entry fee for each three images, or single video or single interactive/new media/net.art entry. Online registration only. No exceptions.

Enter here through Acteva secure online registrations:
http://www.acteva.com/booking.cfm?bevaid=159763

Still images are uploaded here (after online registration):
http://lacda.com/phpForm/forms/form2.html

Winners for this catagory will be asked to express mail high resolution files for printing. Still image winners are printed by the gallery (up to 24×36 on artists choice of media) for exhibition to eliminate the need for shipping, especially for international artists. Unsold prints will be returned to the artists by LACDA, artists are responsible for return shipping costs.

Internet Artists will be asked for URL for their artwork on the Acteva registration page. For this catagory winner’s names and titles of work linked to the respective sites will be featured on DigitalArt.LA and LACDA website for the duration of the exhibit and archived on the LACDA site.

Video and interactive entries on DVD/CD are mailed directly to LACDA with a copy of Acteva registration receipt, contact information and brief description of work:

Los Angeles Center For Digital Art
107 West Fifth Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013

No materials can be returned.

For questions email us at lacda@lacda.com.
No phone calls please!

© 2008 Los Angeles Center For Digital Art
All International Rights Reserved.

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