Sonic Arts – Open call
Continuing our collaboration with the University of Manchester’s NOVARS centre, Metanast will be curating a concert for this year’s edition of MANTIS Festival, 17 – 18 October 2015. We are currently seeking submissions of works to be performed on Sunday 18th October 2015. Artists will have at their disposal the Sonic Arts Forum octophonic diffusion system and a projector and screen for visual elements. Works can either be in the form of live performances or fixed-media pieces, with submissions welcome from both individuals and those collaborating with artists from other disciplines.
The theme for this open call is Techno-logical extensions. The theme is open to interpretation by the submitting artists, and should be reflected in the programme notes accompanying each work.
Submissions should be forwarded to metanast [at] gmail [dot] com with MANTIS Festival 2015 in the subject line, and must include contact details, a brief project proposal, programme notes and an artist’s bio (100 words each maximum) as word files, please do not send PDFs. Audio works must be sent through wetransfer or dropbox, with multichannel pieces rendered to stereo (multichannel files will be requested once a work has been confirmed for programming). Submission of audiovisual works should be via link to Youtube or Vimeo, if selected a video file will be requested.
The deadline for submission is Tuesday 25th August 2015. Travel expenses for those travelling to the event from within the UK to perform may be negotiable. Any profits from the event will be divided among the attending artists. Successful submissions will be notified no later than 1 September 2015.
For further information contact manolimoriaty [at] gmail [dot] com