USA: COLLISIONcollective is looking for Experimental Technology-Based Artwork.

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The 20th COLLISIONcollective exhibition will open at the Boston Cyberarts Gallery (Boston, MA) on Friday, January 17, 2014. Formed by artists and technologists, the COLLISIONcollective is premised on the sometimes abrupt intersection between art and technology. Its practitioners are drawn to this synthesis as the epicenter of forward-looking cultural adaptation. Boston Cyberarts Gallery is a non-profit space focusing on new and experimental media.


Dates

The deadline for submissions is 11:00 PM ET (GMT-5:00), Sunday, December 15, 2013.

Judging will be final by December 22, 2013, with notifications emailed the same day

The show is scheduled for installation on January 11-15, 2014.

Opening will be 6-9 PM, Friday, January 17, 2014.

The show will be up for 6 weeks, coming down on February 23, 2014.


Submission guidelines

You are invited to submit through http://collisioncollective.org/mysubs 

In order to submit, first add yourself as a website user (if you haven’t already done so for a prior submission), log in, and then use the My Submissions navigation link to submit your proposal. After initially submitting, you can edit your proposal up until the submission deadline of 11:00 PM Sunday, December 15, 2013.

We are looking for work that pairs art and technology in a thought provoking and visually engaging manner. We’re particularly interested in pieces that use technology to facilitate art, or art to observe technology from a novel perspective, preferably some combination of the two. Boundary-pushing is desired and respected. Works that address, rather than use, technology on a conceptual level may also be considered.

The quality of your submission is the single most important factor when judging the work. Please include images, video and complete textual descriptions. Please explain your thinking in a clear and succinct manner.

Pieces should be reliable, durable, and safe.

Multiple submissions are fine, but generally only one piece per person will be accepted.

You may submit a proposal for a piece yet to be realized, but the likelihood of its completion will be considered during judging.

The Cyberarts Gallery will comfortably house moderately-sized artworks and installations, but space is somewhat limited. Please limit your proposed work a maximum size of 8*8*8 feet (2.4*2.4*2.4 meters).

There are a limited number of projection areas. Rear projection pieces are particularly hard to accomodate.

The gallery is located adjacent to a public train station and there is a lot of ambient noise from the trains and the station PA system. As such it is not suitable for some audio works.

Some examples of recent works accepted into Collision shows can be found here . Please take these as a general guide to the genre covered, but not as a limitation of your creative parameters. We want to see your ideas!

Websitehttp://collisioncollective.org/show/collision20
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