Earth Day Art Model

Telematic Festival
April 22, 2021

About the Festival

Earth Day Art Model is a global telematic event held on International Earth Day. The festival highlights current artistic perspectives that range from scientific observation to creative works of music and intermedia.The festival theme, World Through Windows, serves as a metaphor for the myriad of panes, both physical and imagined, through which our world is perceived, particularly in this time of the pandemic. Over 24 hours, the festival will stream performances and media by musicians, artists, writers, and presenters who will connect via the Internet though the Tavel Center at IUPUI, Indianapolis, on April 22, UTC.

Earth Day Art Model is sponsored and presented by Deck 10 Media and the Tavel Arts Technology Research Center at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).

Call for Works

Announcing a call for works for the Earth Day Art Model telematic festival, to be held on International Earth Day, April 22, 2021. The festival is open to musicians, artists, scientists, writers, dancers, and others whose work highlights current perspectives that range from scientific observation to creative works of music and intermedia.The festival theme, World Through Windows, serves as a metaphor for the myriad of panes, both physical and imagined, through which our world is perceived, particularly in this time of the pandemic. Over 24 hours, the festival will stream performances and media via the Internet though the Tavel Center at IUPUI, Indianapolis.

  • Submission deadline: December 1, 2020.
  • Submission fee: None
  • Participation fee: $50.00 USD or equivalent

For questions, info@earthdayartmodel.org.

Categories

Live Presentations: Telematic or otherwise media-enriched works of live electro acoustics, electronic music, acoustic chamber music, video improvisation, computer art, theater, and dance. Telematic artists use their own choice of collaborative software combinations from which they stream the composite performance to the festival.

Fixed Media: Fixed works of intermedia music/art, including fixed audio works. For both live and fixed works, the festival selection committee favors those possessing an intermedia-based context as opposed to video films of previous public concerts.

Discussion: Proposals for scientific and other environmentally pertinent presentations, panels and other discussion formats.

Time of works range from 1 - 20 minutes to larger spans: a half concert (25 minutes) or full concert (50 minutes). Discussions will be in 25 or 50 minute segments.

Important Details

Deadline: December 1, 2020; notification date: January 5, 2021.

Participation Fee. While there is no submission fee, there will be a $50 registration fee for participation in the Festival.

Questions? Please send inquiries to info@earthdayartmodel.org.

Technical Information

The festival will be operated on the Deck 10 Intermedia system, designed by the Tavel Lab to facilitate audience online interactivity with streaming HD-AV. The system is designed to accommodate the needs for arts-focused intermedia and virtual events, such as concerts, festivals, plays, and more. To see samples of the Deck10, including the archive of last year’s Earth Day Art Model, visit the following websites:

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