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McNeill Street Pumping Station New Music Festival

OPEN CALL TO SOUND ARTISTS // Deadline Monday, August 1, 2011

MSPS New Music Festival 2011 seeks to bring together a community of emerging and established artists from around the world whose work challenges the reality of space and desires to arrive at new modes of thought and meaning-making surrounding the potentials of our architectural environments through the sonic arts. They are looking for artists who will bring to the exhibition a unique set of tools, techniques and theoretical positions with which to call into question and explore the potentials of sound as a medium through which new definitions and conceptions of space may be divined.

MSPS New Music Festival 2011 is an exhibition set in the historic McNeill Street Pumping Station located on Cross Bayou, Shreveport, Louisiana. The pumping station house is a 124 year old brick building that has both indoor and outdoor spaces available for installation. Massive brass tanks, deep wells and concrete separation pool structures are but a few of the potential sonic environments to choose from.

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DATES :: ARTWORK :: LOCATION :: FORMS :: FEE :: JURY :: DEADLINE :: SUBMIT :: RESULTS

Please read the guidelines carefully. Artists worldwide, at any career-stage may submit an application.

DATES
The exhibition will take place on Friday 14 October 2011.

ARTWORK
Artwork may be embedded in your submission documents or simply included as email attachments.

PERFORMANCE CATEGORY

-In reference to the thematic information above, send the best representative original
sound work or segment of an original sound work no longer than 10 minutes in
length.
-You may also send us links to sound works or video documentation of performances
currently online. Please prepare it for review as above, nothing in excess than 10
minutes will be reviewed for entry.

-Include title, date, and (maximum) 250 word description of the submitted work
-Please send work made within the last two years

LISTENING CATEGORY

In reference to the thematic information above, send two to three samples of original
sound works or segments of original sound works no longer than 8 minutes
each.-Include title, date, and 250 word descriptions of all works-Please send works
made within the last two years

LOCATION

The exhibition will be held at the McNeill Street Pumping Station, 142 North Common Street, Shreveport, LA 71101

FORMS

Requested information to include with all proposals

-Artist biography (500 words max)
-Artist statement (500 words max)
-Curriculum Vitae

JURY

The exhibiting artists will be chosen by MSPS curatorial team.

DEADLINE

Application deadline midnight MONDAY AUGUST 1, 2011

SUBMIT

Artists both nationally and internationally are invited to submit a proposal.
Submission of proposals are free and open to all.In order to save resources email submissions preferred

RESULTS

Artists chosen will be notified late August.

*NOTE : DO NOT SEND ORIGINAL COPIES

McNeill Street Pumping Station New Music Festival 2011

MSPS Curatorial Team
1810 Market Street
Shreveport, Louisiana 71101
http://mspsnmf2011.tumblr.com
submit.msps@gmail.com

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