Monday, October 03, 2005

Weather in My Brain Sound-Visual Art Festival 2005 Open call for entrees

2003 The first Weather in My Brain happens at the 284 Substitude Space, with a group of Taiwanese artists spontaneously taking part.

2004 The second Weather in My Brain at Huashan Arts District happens over five successive days, a banquet of avant-garde sound and visual art featuring Zbigniew Karkowski (Poland), Takagi Masakatsu (Japan), Dickson Dee (Hong Kong), Otomo Yoshihid (Japan), guitarist SXM (Czech), Keiji Haino (Japan), and several Taiwanese performers, including Weathermen and KbN.

2005 The third Weather in My Brain Sound-Visual Art Festival is set for December.The event will include four sections: Weather in My Brain Sound – Visual Art Festival Performance Series, Weather in My Brain Music Video Festival, Weather in My Brain International Sound – Visual Art Forum, and Weather in My Brain Taiwanese Open Exhibition/Performances. For the long term, it is also planned to establish a Taiwan Sound – Visual Artist’s Community.

Performance applications for Weather in My Brain Sound - Visual Art Festival:
Applicants must submit at least one video or sound work. Those submitting three or more will receive preference.
Those accepted will perform in a lineup of Taiwanese and international participants, be included in the festival catalogue, receive a pass to the festival, an invitation to the International Exchange Forum, a festival DVD, and other Weather in My Brain commemorative stuff.

Music video applications for Weather in My Brain Music Video Festival:
There is no limit to the number of music videos that may be submitted. Accepted works will be shown as part of the Weather in My Brain Music Video Festival and be included in the festival catalogue. Directors will receive a pass to the festival, an invitation to the International Exchange Forum, a festival DVD, and other Weather in My Brain commemorative stuff.

Application notes:
※ To apply by post, please use the form below and mail it to us along with optical discs containing your sound or video files. Audio-visual file formats are limited to: DVD, VCD, .mpeg, .avi, and .mov.
※ To apply by email, please fill out the form below and attach it along with your sound or video files, then send to : info@weatherinmybrain.org.
※ All music genres are allowed. All types of performances – bands, DJs, solo sets, etc. – are allowed. ※Are you a musician, sound artist, or video artist that can’t find a collaborator? Would you like to find a collaborator with whom to apply for Weather in My Brain? To help out, we’ve established the Taiwan Image Music Creative Exchange Forum. If you’re interested, feel free to log in to our site and do a search: http://www.weatherinmybrain.org/. (At present, in Chinese only)



Web site/ download application form: http://www.weatherinmybrain.org/
Application deadline: Deadline information will be posted on the web site.
Mailing address: #8-2, Alley 5, Lane 153, Sec. 2, Xinglong Rd, Taipei 11689
Telephone: +886-2-2933-3431
Fax: +886-2-2933-9377
Email info@weatherinmybrain.org

Supervisory agencies: National Culture and Arts Foundation,Taipei City Culture Bureau
Organizer: Meteorology Studio Silent Agreement
Affiliate organizers: Happy Happy Promotion