call: 6th Oodaaq Festival
Deadline: 15 October 2015
Call for entries
6th Oodaaq Festival
Terms and Conditions :
L’OEil d’Oodaaq is a french non-proft organization that aims to refect on video art and other
forms of images in contemporary art : photography, installation, performance, drawing, painting, new media…
L’OEil d’Oodaaq will be organizing its sixth Oodaaq Festival in 2016.
It will be held from 18 to 22 May in Rennes, from 27 to 29 May in Nantes, and from 3 to 5 June in Saint-Malo.
It will be composed of : exhibitions, screenings, performances, lectures, installations in public space.
The festival mainly aims to present contemporary video works, but is open to every other medium (photography, installation, performance, drawings, painting …) . It intends to carry out
a refexion on the notion of poetic and nomadic images.
Applicants can propose up to three artworks.
The open call is divided in 2 categories :
Videos presented in a curated programme along with other videos
Photography, painting, drawing, installation, video installation, new media, performances
Applications are to be sent before 15 October 2015 at midnight, exclusively via e-mail , to :
Every application has to be sent as a zip fle (named « surname-frst name ») not exceeding 10MB
and containing :
flled out application form (to be downloaded on the website www.loeildoodaaq.fr )
text about the proposed artwork(s)
for exhibitions : a high-resolution image (300 dpi, named « surname-frst name-title.jpg) +
specifcation sheet if necessary
for videos : a high-resolution image extracted from the video (300 dpi, named « surname-frst
name-title.jpg) + link to YouTube or vimeo fle. High quality video fles are requested in case of
Concerning the exhibitions : depending on the projects, the artist can be invited for a short
period of residency in order to develop the fnal spatialization of his/her work.
The projects will be selected on their artistic quality by the Oodaaq Festival team during autumn
2015. The applicants will be notifed of the jury’s decision in February 2016.
L’OEil d’Oodaaq is paying author’s rights or exhibition fees to the selected artists. The exact
amount will be fxed regarding the terms of presentation of the works and with consultation of
In order to encourage encounters between artists and public, L’OEil d’Oodaaq is participating in
the travel costs of the artists who come to the festival and is organizing accommodation.
Applications are to be sent before
October 15 at midnight,
exclusively by e-mail, to :