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CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS
NAC’s [NO] VACANCY Film Festival
Making stories of motels and life on the road
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Wednesday 24 September
Calling filmmakers, media artists, performers, musicians, motel lovers![NO] VACANCY, an installation in the Niagara Artists Centre’s Show Room Gallery, celebrates Niagara’s motel culture.
It has been created so that NAC members can shoot film works using the installation as a series of sets to evoke motel culture. The installations, created by Niagara Falls’ art collective Brainkite, and featuring contemporary photography by Oliver Pauk and Zach Slootsky, are available for use by NAC Members between Wednesday and Saturday from 12 noon until 4PM beginning Wednesday 30 July and ending Friday 19 September. Completed videos must be submitted to NAC by Wednesday 24 September.
Create work for any or all of the vignettes installed in the gallery:
- A completely furnished motel room with a functional coin-operated vibrating bed and luxurious heart shaped hot-tub;
- A 60s era station wagon with a rear-projected moving landscape
- An outdoor swimming pool with lawn furniture and diving board
Participating artists will have access to the wide range of video making equipment listed here. All submitted films must be no longer than ten minutes.
A jury will select films to be screened on Saturday 4 October followed by a reception. CARFAC recommended artist-fees will be paid to selected artists or groups.
For more information or to schedule your session contact Natasha Pedros at firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE REGAN PEACOCK FUNG MEMORIAL ART FUND
Travel Assistance for Professional Visual, Media, and Craft Artists
Deadline for Submissions: Wednesday 10 September at 5PM
Regan Peacock Fung took tremendous joy in the world around her. Her courageous spirit, keen judgment and infectious laughter enriched the lives of those who knew her. Regan’s passing in September 2011, from Chronic Lymphatic Leukemia, was a devastating loss.
– Claudia Peacock
The Regan Peacock Fung Memorial Fund has been established by Regan’s parents, Bob and Claudia, and brother, Erik, to honour her memory and two of the passions that enriched her life: art and travel. Money raised through the fund will provide assistance to professional visual, media and craft artists living in Niagara. Annually, an artist will be awarded $1000 toward their travel expenses artist in Canada or abroad to attend, or participate in, activities related to their work as an artist.
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