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"Call for Artists and Curators: Proposals Sought for 2008"
2007-10-01 until 2007-11-02
Physics Room
Christchurch, , NZ New Zealand (Aotearoa)

The Physics Room is an internationally recognised arts platform dedicated to the development of innovative contemporary art in Aotearoa New Zealand. The Physics Room provides assistance to art practitioners with resources and opportunities to achieve a higher level of professional and creative development. We work to promote and encourage a greater acknowledgement, understanding and value of contemporary art among New Zealanders. The Physics Room programme comprises a range of parallel, integrated activities—including exhibitions, publications, performances, lectures, web archives, and local public art projects—all which create multiple opportunities and give the issues and ideas raised by the programme the widest possible dissemination and discussion.

We encourage proposals from artists, writers and curators interested in participating in The Physics Room’s programme. The programme is determined by the Director in consultation with the Board of Trustees and curatorial committee.

We are currently seeking exhibitions and events for our 2008 programme.

Applicants should supply:
-          an outline of the proposed project addressing the conceptual basis and a physical description
-          an outline of the equipment required, logistical considerations and budget
-          support material, including documentation that gives an indication of previous work
-          a brief curriculum vitae

To support artists in realising projects, The Physics Room generally offers:
-          artists, writers and/or curators fees
-          support with technical/av requirements and exhibition installation
-          publicity, promotion and media exposure
-          opening preview
-          digital documentation of projects with the possibility of a catalogue/electronic publication

Application closing date for 2008 programme: 2 November 2007. Notification of successful proposals will be received in due course.

Download a copy of The Physics Room’s floorplan at http://www.physicsroom.org.nz/about/floorplan/.

All proposals will be kept on file for a minimum of two years. If you require slides or original documents to be returned within this time, please include a stamped self-addressed envelope.

If you have questions or would like further information contact the gallery Director, Kate Montgomery, on +64 3 379 5583 or physicsroom@physicsroom.org.nz.

THE PHYSICS ROOM contemporary art project space
2nd Floor 209 Tuam Street
PO Box 22 351, Christchurch, New Zealand
Tel +64 3 379 5583, Fax +64 3 379 6063 www.physicsroom.org.nz physicsroom@physicsroom.org.nz

The Physics Room receives annual funding from Creative New Zealand / Toi Aotearoa

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