Call for entries
deadline: 28 June 2013
VIDEOART & NEW MEDIA AUDIO-VISUAL ART
Spain and International/ It is left open without restrictions a
call to select, by means of a criteria in which will be valued
particularly the experimentation, the innovation and the risk,
the creations of all those audio-visual artists who wish that
their works are part of the TRANSMADATAC project. This
project is dedicated to divulge Video Art and Audio Visual-Art in
all its modalities, any processes of image-sound interaction
without exclusion of experimental-expanded cinema, with the
aim to disclose to the great public a view of the consolidated
video artists and offer a platform for all those emergent video
artists with a future projection who contribute with renewing
proposals, avoid conventional visual language and does not find
their place in other mass media spaces. All the received
material will enter, unless the authors express the contrary, in
the selection for the V Edition of MADATAC, the Contemporary
Audio-Visual & New Media Arts Festival, that Transfera Media
Arts will organize in December 2013 in Madrid, Spain. This
event will serve to prize the best videos among the ones
selected by an international jury.
(Official International Competitive Section)
Five awards of a cutting-edge sculpture, with the internacional
artistic and professional recognition implicit in receiving this
already prestigious award, besides forming part of the works
selected to represent MADATAC in diverse worldwide special
programs and events.
.BEST VIDEO ART WORK AWARD
.MOST INNOVATIVE WORK AWARD
.MOST PROMISING VIDEO ARTIST AWARD
.BEST VISUAL-AURAL INTERACTION AWARD
.SPECIAL AUDIENCE AWARD (voted by the festival audiences)
MADATAC and the auction house, Subastas Segre will select
two/three of the pieces from the competition section to be
sold at a public auction at Calle Segre 18, Madrid on February/
March 2014. The works will be exhibited from the first week of
the same month. The starting price will be fixed by the auction
house for editions of 3 copies on DVD. Artists will receive the
final sale price less a percentage commission for administration
and sale fees.
The well-known TV programme, Metrópolis (shown on Channel
2 of Spanish public television) will select works from the
Official International Section which will be shown in a special
programme dedicated to MADATAC to be broadcast after the
festival on TVE2.
. There are not restrictions for the age of the participants, nor
for the amount of material desired to send.
. The participants must send their works, preferable not to
exceed the 20’ although we made exceptions if the video merits
it, in mpeg, mov or similar files (at least 720×576 16:9
resolution, preferably HD, on a dvd, small hard disk or pen
drive), with quality for broadcasting, mandatory Spanish
subtitles if there are words, text or dialog in another language,
two jpg stills of the video, a brief CV and a filled and signed
form agreement for broadcast permission.
. The interested can also send a brief promotional video
statement about themselves and their work (not more than 4’).
. There is no criteria as to the subject of the works, (we accept
video art, digital art, computer art, media art, live cinema,
found footage, video installation, audio-visual performance,
human-machine interaction, technological art creation, bio-art,
etc) though the IV edition of MADATAC will give preponderance
to the concept: TRANSMORPH REALITY
. The submitted and selected works will not be shown or
rewarded in any other festival or event that take place 6
months before in the Community of Madrid and 3
before in the internacional arena, or during the celebration of
MADATAC, in order to maintain some exclusivity of the work.
. The organization cannot return the sent material.
. This year deadline (post stamped) is June 28th, 2013.
. Participation in this project implies the acceptance of all its
. To receive more information on the call please write to:
. All materials has to be sent to the following address:
28232 Las Rozas
Madrid ESPAÑA (SPAIN)