Opportunities: Open Call LIST Í LJÓSI Festival (Iceland)
LIST Í LJÓSI Festival
DEADLINE – 15th of January 2016
LIST Í LJÓSI FESTIVAL REACHES OUT TO ALL CREATIVE MINDS ACROSS THE GLOBE INVITING YOU TO ILLUMINATE, TRANSFORM AND INTERPRET SEYÐISFJÖRÐUR IN A NEW LIGHT.
The festival is based in Seyðisfjörður , a fjord town in East Iceland. The sun doesn’t reach above the mountains for three months and this event marks the day it is set to appear once more.
LIST Í LJÓSI provides an opportunity for artists to create large-scale public art in a unique and inspiring environment for the inaugural winter art festival. We invite creative minds to put forward a proposal to illuminate, transform and interpret Seyðisfjörður through artworks, performances, projections and immersive experiences.
Works may include: Light Installations; Interactive Projects; Spatial Projects; Landscape Community Projects; Sound Installations; Video Works; Projections; Artworks; Performances Kinetic Structures; Sculptures and any other creative concept you would like to propose.
Applicants may submit work in progress concepts that we will workshop to exhibition-ready. Please send your application to email@example.com and include: Name; Contact details; Website/ Blog; Type of work; Submission Title; Proposal; Technical requirements; Artist bio and images DEADLINE – 15th of January 2016
WE ASK ENTRANTS TO CONSIDER:
- Ideas that transform or work with the outdoors in an interesting way
- Lighting and illumination as the event is held at night
- Interactive elements and how the public will engage with the piece
- The high international standard the festival demands from all participants
- Withstanding two nights of winter weather and snow
- Light Installations; Interactive Projects; Spatial Projects; Landscape design; Sound
Installations; Video Works; Projections; Artworks; Performances; Kinetic Structures/ Sculptures
WE WANT TO SEE INNOVATIVE IDEAS THAT TRANSFORM THE SPACE AND ALLOW THE AUDIENCE TO SEE THE URBAN ENVIRONMENT IN A NEW WAY.
Selected applicants will receive assistance to realise their proposal for the festival and further the accolade and opportunities provided through the festival and long after the event.