The collective IDEO (a collective of Strasbourg video artists including Olivier Lelong, Christian Nicolas, Céline Trouillet and Simon Welch) and the Fort of Mutzig (constructed in 1895 in Alsace and nicknamed “Feste Kaiser Wilhelm II”, it was the biggest German Empire fortification) are seeking works about the First World War, war in general, combat, uprisings, human destruction, video war games, the useful or playful manipulation of arms, power, etc.
All types of single channel videos (fictional/experimental/art video/animation/documentary) will be projected onto the walls of the Fort of Mutzig in the open air one evening in July 2006, weather permitting. Performances, video installations, sound installations and interactive installations are also planned.
Deadline for artistic project propositions : 30 June 2006
Please enclose a description of the work proposed as well as a synopsis, technical information and requirements (editing, text, translation, etc), a photograph of the work and a CV. The number of project propositions per artist is unlimited, recent works must be finished at the time of submission. Accepted formats: DVD -/+, CD/DVD, Audio-CD. Please write “for cultural purposes only” on the envelope.
Please send submissions to:
28, Rue du Piémont des Vosges
67310 Flexbourg – France