[NetBehaviour] *** SPAM *** Open Call –,video works for LIAF 2008.
marc.garrett at furtherfield.org
Wed Jan 16 18:12:48 CET 2008
I'm not sure if it's a translation thing, or a continual growing community.
> This call made me realize I don't know exactly what is meant by
> "expanded community"
> Could someone explain, or give a link
> On Jan 16, 2008 2:37 PM, marc garrett <marc.garrett at furtherfield.org> wrote:
>> *Open Call –*
>> *video works for LIAF 2008*
>> *Lofoten International Art Festival* invites you to send video material
>> for their forthcoming screening program. The program will be shown on
>> different sites throughout the Lofoten Islands as well as at the
>> "transit- areas and ports" to Lofoten Islands. The festival opens 14th
>> June and closes 7th September 2008.
>> The co-curators of LIAF 2008, Taru Elfving and Rickard Borgström, aim to
>> create an event that involves the local inhabitants and the
>> participating artists in a dialogue around the questions of sustainable
>> future and expanded community. More than a thematic frame these notions
>> give the curators and the artists an ethos and, furthermore, inform the
>> structure and modes of practice of the coming festival. The festival
>> hopes to act as an opening, initiating encounters and shared visions in
>> the present of the yet-to-come.
>> If you are interested, please send us a DVD and a short description of
>> the work(s) to
>> LIAF- open call, Post Box 285, NO- 8301 Svolvær, Norway
>> *Deadline for submissions is 25th Feburary 2008.*
>> The video works should not be longer than 10 minutes.
>> For further information contact LIAF at post at liaf.no <mailto:post at liaf.no>
>> Some information on Lofoten islands and the festival:
>> Lofoten is an archipelago with a unique and fragile ecosystem located in
>> the Northern Atlantic Ocean above the Arctic Circle. It is becoming
>> increasingly charged as a political arena due to the national resources,
>> fish and oil. Simultaneously the expanding tourist industry is making
>> its mark on the islands and the local community.
>> LIAF (Lofoten International Art Festival) is a contemporary art festival
>> that takes place every second summer at Lofoten islands in Northern
>> Norway. The festival is entering a new phase with an emphasis on
>> site-specificity and commissioned work. For further information on the
>> festival see www.liaf.no <http://www.liaf.no/>
>> Fax: +47 73 52 06 74
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