deadline: 4 September 2017
Call for entries

VIDEOART & NEW MEDIA AUDIO-VISUAL ART OPEN CALL
Spain and International/
It is left open without restrictions
a call to select, by means of a criteria in which will be valued
particularly the experimentation, the innovation and the
risk, the creations of all those audio-visual and video artists
who wish to participate and that their works are part of
MADATAC/TRANSMADATAC project.

This project is dedicated to exhibit and promote Video
Art and Audio Visual-Art in all its modalities, any processes
of image-sound interaction, without exclusion of
installations, performances and new media art works, with
the aim to disclose to the great public a view of the
consolidated artists as well to offer a platform for all those
emergent New Media Art artists with a future projection who
contribute with renewing proposals, avoid conventional
visual language and does not find their place in other art and
mass media spaces.

All the received material will enter, unless the authors
express the contrary, in the selection for the 9th edition of
MADATAC, the Acontemporary Audio-Visual & New Media
Arts Festival, that Transfera Media Arts will organize in
January 2018 in Madrid, Spain. This event will serve to prize
the best videos and installations among the ones selected by
an international jury.

Download the entry form
http://madatac.es/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/FORMULARIO-REGISTRO_SUBMISSION-ENTRY-MADATAC.docx

MADATAC AWARDS
.OFFICIAL INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVE SECTION
Five awards of a cutting-edge sculpture and diplomas,
created by the Spanish sculptor Juan Ramón Martín, with the
internacional artistic and professional recognition implicit in
receiving this already prestigious award, besides forming
part of the works selected to represent MADATAC in diverse
worldwide special programs and events:
.BEST VIDEO ART WORK AWARD
.MOST INNOVATIVE INSTALLATION AWARD
.MOST PROMISING VIDEO ARTIST AWARD
.BEST VISUAL-AURAL INTERACTION AWARD
.SPECIAL JURY AWARD
. MADATAC NEW MEDIA ART INSTALLATION AWARD
.It will consist in the selection and exhibition, during the
celebration of MADATAC festival, of one or more New Media
Art audiovisual installations presented within the official
registration form.
.It is understood by works of New Media Art those who
make use of new digital technologies medium, including
among other digital art, electronic art, robotic art,
multimedia art, interactive art and video projection
mapping.
.The award, in addition to a trophy, with be provided with
an endowment of 600€ (six hundred euros) to cover the
costs of exhibition, mounting plus transportation of the work
and/or of the artist, if his/her presence will be needed for
the installation process.

.RESIDENCY PRIZE FOR THE PRODUCTION OF AN
AUDIOVISUAL WORK
.By means of a special jury, MADATAC will select an artist
from among all the participants that have submitted a work
through the registration form to the International Official
Section, and reward him/her with a fellowship in residence
at the CASA DE VELÁZQUEZ de Madrid for a period of 1
month during the first half of 2018, as well as a production
grant of 1.500€ (a thousand five hundred euros), for the
costs of travel, per diem and accomplishment of a work of
audiovisual art/video art.
.The interested parties must enclose in a separate document
the project that will be realized during the residence.
.At the end of the stay, the artist shall deliver three copies
from an total edition of five, of the art piece realized during
his/her residency, keeping all the rights of the work. Of
these three copies, one will become part of MADATAC
International Artistic Archive, that reserves the exclusive
right to exhibit it in the following edition, while the two
remaining copies will be one for the cultural heritage of the
CASA DE VELÁZQUEZ, and the other will become part of the
collector’s fund that sponsors this production scholarship
and whose name will be announced in due course.

.CALL FOR AUDIO-VISUAL WORKS TO BE PREMIERED AT THE
DOME OF THE MADRID NH EUROBUILDING HOTEL
. To participate send works with a duration of 7 to 10
minutes, with a resolution of 960 x 304 and abstract
themes, preferably in color, with little presence of white and
never as a background color, completed the registration
form plus the documentation requested on the call.
. Will be chosen the works that best suit the format of the
dome and premiere and exhibited there on January and
during the year 2018.

.CALL FOR HOLOGRAPHIC WORKS TO BE PREMIERED AT THE
CINEMA 4D OF THE MADRID NH EUROBUILDING HOTEL
. To participate send works with a duration not superior to
10 minutes, with a minimum HD resolution of 1920X1080
and with a free themes, preferably done in 3D animation or
similar technique, in color, and rigorously black background,
with the regi s t ration form completed plus the
documentation requested on the call.
. Will be chosen the works that best suit the format of the
dome and premiere and exhibited there on January and
during the year 2018.

.AUDIOVISUAL PERFORMANCES CALL FOR ARTISTS
RESIDENT IN SPAIN
.In addition to the announced calls, also is open the
selection of audiovisual artists for concerts and Live AV
performances (VJing, live cinema, expanded cinema, etc)
which will take place during the celebration of MADATAC in
Madrid and could be included in the partnership projects
that MADATAC is carrying out with different international
partner festivals.
.To participate it is necessary to submit a completed
registration form, plus the material requested on the bases
of the call.
.Transfera/Madatac will fix with the artist the payment of a
fee for the performance.
.BASES AND INSCRIPTION
. The participants must send their works, preferable not to
exceed the 20’ although we made exceptions if the video
merits it until 90’, in mov or mp4 files, not DVD-Video, with
a quality for broadcasting, a resolution preferably HD
(1920×1080 or more). Do not send preview videos on low
quality. Only original or copies thereof.
. Links to download or preview the video files from web sites
are not accepted, but it’s possible to send the documents by
a Internet large file-transfer service as Wetransfer, Google
Drive or similar to: info@madatac.es
. If for some reason you could not submit the documentation
by this means, such as for example that the size of the
digital works exceed 2 GB, will be accepted the shipment of
the material in a pen-drive or hard disk by postal mail to the
address listed at the end of the call.
. A filled and signed registration form agreement on a digital
files such as DOC or PDF (has to be filled by computer not
handwritten and paper copies are not more accepted), in
which you give screening and broadcast permission and
must assume the authorship of the submitted work, with a
final signature by hand, not typed.
. The text of the synopsis of the submitted works should
preferably be in English and Spanish.
. Although MADATAC searches for no spoken audio-visual
works, it is mandatory Spanish/English subtitles if there are
words, text or dialog in another language, that also should
be send on a separate digital document as PDF or DOC.
. Two high quality JPG stills of the video on 300dpi.
. A brief CV on DOC or PDF.
. There are not restrictions for the age of the participants,
nor for the amount of material desired to send.
. Optionally, the interested can also send a brief promotional
video about themselves and their work (not more than 4’).
. There is no criteria as to the subject of the works, (we
accept works created with new media and digital
technologies such as video art, interactive art, multimedia
digital art, computer art, media art, live cinema, found
footage, video installation, audio-visual performance,
human-machine interaction, technological art creation, bioart,
etc), though MADATAC 9th edition will be freely
centered on the concept:
INTERACTIVE / OUTERACTIVE

.The submitted works should not have been selected or
rewarded in any other festival or event that take place in
Spain 4 months before, or during the celebration of
MADATAC, in order to maintain some exclusivity of the work.
. This year deadline is September 4th, 2017.
The works received later will be accepted whenever the
postmark reflects the fixed date.The selection will be
notified to all participants on November.
. The organization cannot return the sent material.
. Participation in this project implies the acceptance of all its
rules.
. To receive more information on the call please write to:
info@madatac.es
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