[ 21. August 2017 ]

NEWS – Metropolis – Call of works

Von: Paulo Chagas
Datum: Mon, 14 Aug 2017
Betreff: Metropolis – Call of works

The University of California, Riverside (UCR), is promoting a Metropolis Multi-Media Event on November 17, 2017. I would like to invite DEGEM member to apply. Please contact me directly if you are interested:

Link to UCR ARTSblock:

Call of Works

We are looking for audiovisual works that engage with subjects and themes from Fritz Lang’s “Metropolis”. The visual composition should use excerpts and visual material from the original movie but also additional visual materials. The music composition should be conceived for electronic music or electronic music alone or electronic music & live piano performance. We welcome proposals from UCR students, faculty and any interested artist from any country. The pianist Gary Barnett will perform the pieces.

Possible Themes

The audiovisual composition should engage with, but is not limited to, themes from the following list:

• Mother of Cities/Cityscape
• Moloch
• Machine Man/Android
• Brain, Hand & Heart/Future Man
• Frankenstein & Prometheus
• Ambiguity of Technology
• Tower of Babel
• Deluge/the Flood
• Whore of Babylon
• The Seven Deadly Sins
• Dances of Seduction
• Fathers and Sons
• Hubris
• Utopia & Dystopia
• Sounds of Silence
• Prelude, Intermezzo, Furioso

Proposal submission: We are looking for a proposal with a short description of your project, short bio, audiovisual materials, and eventually the score for piano. The project can be submitted via google drive, dropbox, youtube, Vimeo, etc. until Friday, September 1, 2017. Email proposals to nikolay.maslov@ucr.edu

Length: The duration of the audiovisual work is 6 minutes or less.

Selection: A committee will review the proposals and select the ones that will be presented at the Metropolis Multi-Media Event at the Culver Center, Riverside.

Deadline: The final audiovisual work, including score, should be submitted by Friday, October 6, 2017.