The Sheila C. Johnson Design Center (SJDC) invites you to respond visually to this question.
Selected work, chosen by a jury, will be screened in a compilation on the SJDC plasma screens at 2 W. 13 Street from March 30 to April 30, 2012.
Who: All currently enrolled New School students are welcome to submit.
What: Short time‐based work that explores this question imaginatively. We are interested in migrant experiences of journey and exile that include but are not limited to: mistranslations, loss and longing,
homesickness, hopes and dreams, isolation and solidarities, borders and bureaucracies. You can be poetic, political, narrative, comic, experimental. You can be personal or abstract, global or local, inspiring or polemical.
Format: Quicktime moving image. We are looking for a diversity of approaches: animation, video or digital film, photo stories, performance, silent or with sound, etc.
Length: between 15 seconds to 3 minutes.
How to Enter:
1. Please upload your video to your website/vimeo page.
2. Please email the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org with Subject Line: Migrate Contest: [Your Name]
your first and last name
A Statement about the work:
Title, year, duration, format/media
Link where your submission can be viewed
PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY MATERIAL, ONLY A LINK TO THE SITE WHERE THE WORK IS UPLOADED.
Deadline: March 15, 2012, 12:00 NOON EST.
Please email email@example.com by February 23, 2012 if you plan to submit. This is not a prerequisite but it helps our planning.
Julia Foulkes, History, Lang
Anthony Aziz, Fine Arts, Parsons
Silvia Rocciolo, Curator, The New School Art Collection
Nitin Sawhney, Media Studies, NSPE
Niels van Tomme, curator, Where Do We Migrate To
This contest is held in conjunction with the exhibition Where do we Migrate to? on view at the AnnaMaria
and Stephen Kellen Gallery, SJDC, February 2 – April 15, 2012.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions and good luck!