From October 11 through November 29, the Jewish Art Salon and Oholiav and will host 2 art exhibits: "Text" by Ellen Alt, and "Context" by a group exhibit. We're looking for art submissions from artists. CLICK HERE for info on how to enter
CALLING ALLMUSICIANS,DANCERS, SLAM POETS,ACTORS
We'll celebrate the "Text" and "Context"Art Opening@ 6 PMThursday October 11, followed@ 7 PM by a Live Performance (see below), and a Q&A Talkback with select artists@ 8 PM. To be hosted @ the Columbia/BarnardHillelKraft Center (606 W 115 St. New York, NY), our art galleries will be viewable Mondays through Thursdays, 9 AM - 9 PM, Sundays 11 AM - 6 PM).
YES, LIVE PERFORMANCE!We are seeking music, poetry, dance and all sorts of dramatic live performances related to the themes of TEXT and CONTEXT. See below for how to perform on October 11! (Note separate instructions for musicians and other live performers.)
& SAVE THESE TWO DATES TOO October 25: HOLD ON, LET GO;and November 29: EXPRESS.
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We are looking for original songs and musical compositions about text(s), inspired by text(s), including text(s), or in some way focused on writing or language. The text allusion or inclusion should be an integral element of the musical piece.
Some musical works that play with text or context in different ways include: “Belinda” by Ben Folds & Nick Hornby; Franz Schubert’s Songs to Texts by Goethe; “Love Song” by Sara Bareilles; “Kol Nidrei, Op. 47” by Max Bruch; “Context” by Tim Minchin; “The Caravan” by Joseph Achron.
NOT applicable: Covers of previously widely distributed songs.
Other Live Performers:
We are looking for original live performance pieces about text(s), inspired by text(s), including text(s), or in some way focused on writing or language. The text allusion or inclusion should be an integral element of the performance piece.
Such pieces that play with text or context in different ways include: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), “My Story” by Joseph Robbins.
NOT applicable: Readings and/or performances of previously widely distributed works.
Dates and Deadlines
September 12, 2012 - Submissions Close (Deadline)
Notification of Artists - During the week of September 16, 2012
Soundcheck: Early October date to be announced.
October 11, 2012 - Opening Reception 6:00 PM. Live performance begins at 7:00 PM, and talkback with select featured artists begins at 8:00 PM.
Open to all artists 18 years or older (or undergraduate students enrolled at Barnard/Columbia younger than 18) who submit their performances (a) in .mp3 format or as playable music files at Bandcamp or Soundcloud, or a similar site that hosts music; or (b) as viewable video files at YouTube, DailyMotion, or a similar site that hosts videos. Please note that only musicians may submit pieces without video.
Shorter pieces will be preferred in the interest of maximizing the number of performers/composers featured; however, we will consider works that last up to 8 minutes. We recommend that all artists nonetheless aim for 4 minute limits on their submissions.
If selected, you will need to be present for a sound check (early October; exact date TBA). All technical needs for a musical composition should be specified at the same time as the submission. Please note that tech expectations on our part should be kept to a minimum as A/V equipment made available to us by our facilities may be limited.
For all questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Artists may submit mp3s (musicians only), or links to sound or video files by email to email@example.com.
Subject line: CONTEXT
The size of any file attachment should be no more than 10 MB; if larger, please send via www.yousendit.comor another similar website that stores large media files.
If you submit a musical composition, the file information of your piece should include the names of the performer, composer, and musical composition. If you submit a non-musical work, please include the names of the performer(s), writer(s), and piece.
By submitting work to be considered for the performances, artists grant the Jewish Art Salon and Oholiav the right to use their musical submission(s) for the purpose of marketing. Clips--audio or video--or images may appear on their websites, and on their social networking sites.