[NetBehaviour] Fwd: OT: Network Music Festival OPEN CALL - *DEADLINE EXTENDED*

Charles Céleste Hutchins celesteh at gmail.com
Fri Nov 23 17:37:21 CET 2012

 FINAL CALL: The Network Music Festival OPEN CALL DEADLINE has been
extended to *25th November 2012. *

Information follows:

 *Network Music Festival // 22-24 February 2013 // Birmingham (UK)*


A weekend of hi-tech musical performances and workshops that presents new
musical forms and ideas where networking is integral to the aesthetics of
creation or to the performance practice.

The network music festival will take place 22-24 February 2013 in
Birmingham (UK) in the heart of Birmingham’s creative community. Presenting
an exciting and diverse line-up of network artists including, laptop
performances, live coding, collaborative environments for music making,
sound installations, workshops and everything else in between, the Network
Musical Festival boasts an international line-up including some of
Birmingham’s best home-grown hi-tech musical performers.

*Open Calls*




The Network Music Festival 2013 is now inviting submissions for *Performances
(Concert or Club), Installations, Talks, Workshops* and*'Other'.*

The Network Music Festival aims to showcase a broad spectrum of musical and
sound related works, research and participatory activities which use
networking as part of their aesthetic, creation or performance practice.
Network Music Festival would like to invite submissions in the categories
of Performance, Installation, Talk and Workshop. We also include an
'Other' category where you are free to submit proposals that fall outside
of the previous categories but that you feel would be an appropriate
addition to the festival programme.





Performances where networking is an integral part of the aesthetics or
performance practice. This could include:

   - laptop ensembles/orchestras/bands
   - mixed networked instrumental and/or visuals and electronic groups
   - performances which use the internet as part of the performance
   - hardware networks, communicating gadgets
   - multi-location and geographically distributed performances
   - any other performances that use networking in some form

Proposed performances should be around 10-30 minutes in duration.



Sound installations which use networking as central to the aesthetic and/or
creation of the work.

This could include:

   - static installations
   - installations which explore the surrounding area
   - interactive installations using the internet
   - installations which explore the aesthetic of networking or role of the
   internet in musical culture and practice


// TALKS //*

The Network Music Festival will include an informal talks session open to
members of the public.

Please submit Informal talks on the theme of network music. Light-hearted
and accessible topics are encouraged.

Talks will be 10-20 minutes in duration.


Participatory workshops which cover topics related to sound and networking.
These may focus on technological and/or artistic aspects.

Please note this is a submission to LEAD a workshop.

Please state the experience level required in order to take part in the
workshop and the length of time and resources required.

*// OTHER //*


If there’s anything that you want to submit that you don’t feel is covered
by the above categories please submit with as much information as possible.

*DEADLINE FOR ALL SUBMISSIONS: *Extended to* 25 November 2012*



Any questions email networkmusicfestival at gmail.com with ‘OPEN CALL’ in the
subject line.

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Charles Céleste Hutchins

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