Past Opportunities: Feb - Oct 2007
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The SZPILMAN AWARD
The SZPILMAN AWARD
Awarded to works that exist only for a moment or a short period of time. The purpose of the award is to promote works whose forms consist of situations.
Open to work made between Sun 1 Oct 2006 and Sun 30 Sep 2007. Includes prize money, 10 days in Cimochowizna (Poland) and the challenge cup.
Deadline: Sun 30 Sep 2007

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Mediatised Sites - Call for Artists for Research and Development Project
Mediatised Sites - Call for Artists for Research and Development Project
Artists with an interest in exploring relationships between mediatised
performance and site-responsive work are invited to participate in a curated making process culminating in a day of online and live performances
Deadline:
Fri 28 Sep 2007

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DISONANCIAS - Call for artists to work on joint research projects
DISONANCIAS - Call for artists to work on joint research projects
Proposals requested from international artists to work on joint research projects from Nov 2007 - Jul 2008 (9 months) with heads of R&D&I in companies and research centres located in the Basque Country (Spain) Those selected will receive a fee of 8,000 net euros.
Deadline: Wed 3 Oct 2007
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Rational Rec - internships
Rational Rec - internships
London’s monthly inter-art social occasion, is looking for two Interns to work on its new season of events
Deadline: Mon 8 Oct 2007

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Open Phoenix 2007 Video Art Festival
Open Phoenix 2007 Video Art Festival
Artists working with video, film or moving image are invited to submit work on themes of humour in art, performance for camera, the extremes and Brighton bred.
Deadline: Mon 1 Oct 2007

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Terrace - Call for Proposals
Terrace - Call for Proposals
Artist-run gallery and studios in Dalston, London E8, seeking exhibition/event proposals. If the proposal is accepted the rent-free space is yours to curate.
Deadline: Passed
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Best Art Practices - International award for young curators
Best Art Practices - International award for young curators
Prizes of up to €10,000 for projects from the last five years in non-conventional spaces.

Deadline: Mon 3 Sep 2007
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Kai-Oi Jay Yung : Call for submissions for Paradise Stories exhibition
Kai-Oi Jay Yung : Call for submissions for Paradise Stories exhibition
How will you offer an alternative sanctuary/’some’ place rather than an impossible ‘no place’?
Exhibition takes place Liverpool 2008
Deadline: Sat 8 Sep 2007

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Tricycle Gallery - Call for Recent Art Graduates
Tricycle Gallery - Call for Recent Art Graduates
The Tricycle Gallery in Northwest London is mounting an exciting yearlong series of exhibitions by recent graduates running from January 2008 until 2009
Deadline: Mon 10 Sep 2007
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Groundwork Public Realm Commission
Groundwork Public Realm Commission
A budget of £8000 is offered to create a permanent piece of public art for Stand Road Park, Chesterfield.
Deadline: Noon Mon 17 Sep 2007
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SKART, POSTED 3 - FUTURE WORLD - call for submissions
SKART, POSTED 3 - FUTURE WORLD - call for submissions
A curated international poster project presented Sep this year in the Shandon area of Cork City
Deadline: Fri 24 Aug 2007
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Thiswasnotsupposedtohappen - DIY experimental visual, music and sound art collective
Thiswasnotsupposedtohappen - DIY experimental visual, music and sound art collective
Call for collaborative performance work that explores the dynamics of the audience-performer relationship and pushes the viewer experience to extremes.
Deadline:
Sat 18 Aug 2007
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emergency - Call for Submissions for Live Art / Contemporary Performance / intervention
emergency - Call for Submissions for Live Art / Contemporary Performance / Intervention
North West England-based artists are invited to submit proposals for the annual free public platform weekend and artist networking event
Deadline: Fri 17 Aug 2007

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Notts On Tour - Opportunity for artists and curators
Notts On Tour - Opportunity for artists and curators
Places are now available for artists, curators and art folk based in Nottingham, Leicester, Birmingham, Sheffield and Derby to embark on a group road trip to Germany, combining visits to Documenta 12 in Kassel and Sculpture Projects Münster 07.
Deadline: Places limited, allocated on first come first served basis

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The Fantastical Garden of Extraordinary Delights
The Fantastical Garden of Extraordinary Delights
mac plan to develop a number of site-responsive commissions and events based on the concept of the ‘Victorian Sideshow’ to take place in Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, between May and Oct 2008.
Deadline: Fri 10 Aug 2007
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AVANT-GARDE DATING - Call for Participants
AVANT-GARDE DATING - Call for Participants
An experimental dating service investigating conventions of monogamous love, challenging the idea of artistic collaboration and/or exploring other numerous stereotypes of human pairing. Outcomes include a week-long live-in exhibition in Berlin.
Deadline: Midnight Fri 20 Jul 2007 (Eastern Standard Time)
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Artquest - 3 Months in Berlin
Artquest - 3 Months in Berlin
3 month live-in residency in Berlin for a London-based artist at any career stage

Deadline: Friday 13 Jul 2007

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Surface Gallery - Two calls for submissions
Surface Gallery - Two calls for submissions
- Working Together - Sep 2007 exhibition opportunity for studio groups and organisations. Deadline for submissions: Tue 7 Aug 2007
- Open Show - Call for Submissions for group show and opportunity for subsequent two-person exhibition
Deadline: Fri 13 Jul 2007, 5pm 

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PureScreen film and video programme - Call for submissions
PureScreen film and video programme - Call for submissions
PureScreen, Castlefield Gallery's regular screening event is now inviting new submissions from artists, filmmakers and animators.
Castlefield Gallery, Manchester
Deadline: Sat 30 June 2007

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Urban Space: Exhibition Opportunity in Rio de Janeiro and Berlin
Urban Space: Exhibition Opportunity in Rio de Janeiro and Berlin
Submissions are invited from artists working with issues regarding the urban environment, such as anonymity, community, displacement, informal architectures and gentrification.
Deadline: Sun 1 July 2007
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STICK*STAMP*FLY - Call for Submissions
STICK*STAMP*FLY - Call for Submissions
Following the success of Blink in 2006, Gasworks’ new open submission project for 2007 will work with the format of the poster.
Deadline
: Fri 15 June 2007
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Spike Island Artist Residency - open to all UK based artists
Spike Island Artist Residency - open to all UK based artists
Three month residency, includes £3,000 fee, a further sum of £2,500 is available to cover production costs and accommodation will be provided. The chosen artist will work towards a major solo exhibition.
Deadline: Fri 22 Jun 2007

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Come Camping with FrenchMottershead - Call for Participants
Come Camping with FrenchMottershead - Call for Participants
Come for a weekend away! Country walks, sitting around the fire, drinking and chatting til late, interspersed with 'fun' professional development sessions.

Deadline: Mon 11 Jun 2007
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Art Strike! - Call for Participants
Art Strike! - Call for Participants
What would happen if artists stopped producing work? Artists from across the UK (and beyond) are invited to participate, in person or by email, in an innovative and enjoyable intervention at Art '07 in Kendal.

The event took place on Fri 8 June 2007
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SEMINA - Where the Novel Has a Nervous Breakdown
SEMINA - Where the Novel Has a Nervous Breakdown
Bookworks new open submission series

Bookworks is looking for experimental work from young and unknown artists and writers willing to take risks with prose and with total disregard for conventional structures.
Deadline: Thu 31 May 2007

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TOURING EXHIBITION - Call for Submissions
TOURING EXHIBITION - Call for Submissions
Exhibition touring major cities around the UK including two venues in London in late 2007 to mark the bicentennial of the abolition of the slave trade. It will feature the work of seven artists from different cultural backgrounds.
Deadline: Fri 25 May 2007
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'SURVIVAL' a DIY4 project - Call for Participants
'SURVIVAL' a DIY4 project - Call for Participants
A six-day nomadic workshop moving from the Sussex downs to the London streets, whilst penniless and sleeping outdoors.
Deadline: Mon 23 Apr 2007, 9am
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Writing From Live Art: A Critical Writing Initiative
Writing From Live Art: A Critical Writing Initiative
An opportunity for writers interested in writing about a range of innovative performance practices that are not restricted by artform boundaries.
1 June 2007 - 1 March 2008
Deadline: Fri 11 May 2007, 6pm
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Waygood Gallery & Studios - Job Opportunity
Waygood Gallery & Studios - Job Opportunity
Operations Manager, 4 days per week - £27.5k pro rata
Interviews Fri 11May 2007, Newcastle
Deadline for applications: Fri 20 Apr 2007

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POSTED 1 - an international inter-discplinary poster project 
POSTED 1 - an international inter-discplinary poster project 
Cork-based artist collaboration SKART call for submissions
Deadline: Sat 21 Apr 2007
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Cornerhouse ARTRADIO call for submissions
ARTRADIO - call for submissions for temporary radio station
Cornerhouse announces an open submission for existing audio work of a diverse variety, inc. performance, interview, experimental music / sound...
Deadline: Fri 27 Apr 2007, 12noon by postal mail only
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Rejected Futures
Rejected Futures 2007 Call for Rejections from theartmarket, Leeds
The first annual exhibition showcasing the most cutting edge in contemporary art previously rejected from another exhibition or competition...
Deadline: for submissions 30 Apr 2007
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Allenheads Contemporary Arts residency
Allenhead Contemporary Arts offer 2 residency opportunities for artists to take part in research project, conference, exhibition and publication, Northumberland
Artist's fee: £1800 pcm + travel, accommodation, studio and production expenses
Deadline: Wed 11 Apr 2007
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Fred 2007
FRED 2007 Call for submissions
UK artists working in any media are invited to submit proposals for site-specific works as part of FRED 2007, the 4th annual art invasion across Cumbria

Deadline: 12 Apr 2007
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waygood berlin residency
Waygood Gallery & Studios Berlin Residency, April – Sep 2007
Visual artists based in the North East of England are invited to apply for a 6 month long residency in Berlin. Fee & contribution toward subsistence - £7,500. Plus live/work space and travel costs. Curatorial support provided from Berlin based curator.
Deadline: Wed 21 Mar 2007
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Contents May Vary Publication
Call for submissions for Issue II of the Contents May Vary publication:
You are invited to contribute to an independent free publication distributed in Manchester, Halifax, Derby, Middlesbrough, London and Berlin
Deadline: Thu 1 Mar 2007
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Mobile Cinema
Call for submissions for Mobile Cinema
Artists were invited to submit film/video for a one-day event organised by Sheffield-based artists No Fixed Abode
Deadline: Fri 23 Feb 2007
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Shining Cliff Residency
My House Projects presents Shining Cliff Residency:
A 4 day residency opportunity for 20 artists to collaborate, create new work, debate and network
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