MUX: Asheville Video Art Festival – Call for Entry

written by Niche.LA Video Art October 24, 2015
MUX: Asheville Video Art Festival - Call for Entry:

MUX: Asheville Video Art Festival 

For Immediate Release MUX: 

Asheville Video Art Festival Opens International Call for Entry to Video Artists (ASHEVILLE, NC – October 17, 2015) – MUX: Asheville is accepting submissions of video work from national and international applicants for exhibition, Summer 2016, in Asheville, North Carolina. The call for entry accepts single and multi-channel digital video work, collaborative works, serial works (dependent on total run time), performance for camera, and video installation or sculptural video work (these will be managed as individual cases and will depend on the resources/capabilities of the artist and the exhibition space). The 2016 show will explore the language of information* and systems of connection, furthering the dialogue between the Asheville region and the rest of the world. *(Refers to any communicative methodology, including but not limited to aesthetic or conceptual structures, choreography, composition, linguistics, memetics, montage, narrative, and semantics.) 

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: January 20th, 2016 


FESTIVAL DATES: Summer, 2016 

The 2016 exhibition is curated by Shira Service and Alessandra Gomez. Service and Gomez are joined by Curt Cloninger as the panel of jurors. 

About MUX 

MUX: Asheville is a Video Art Festival created by video artists, art theorists, curators, & educators seeking to expand the field for new media and video art, easing the imbalance between artists and exhibition platforms. 

MUX’s structure is derived from the term ‘multiplexing’ and operates as such: it allows for multiple data streams delivering varied signals to unite over a single channel. MUX offers a stereoscopic approach to curating new media that establishes perspectival depth through the formation of a body of work. Considering experimental works that explore, create, and challenge systems, modes of representation, and ideologies through the use of creative audio / video / performative language, MUX’s structurally conscious network subsumes geographic distances in exchange for a temporal omnipresence. 

About the Panel 

Originally from South Carolina, ALESSANDRA GOMEZ (b. 1992), is a performance and new media curator, writer, and artist based in Brooklyn, NY. She is currently the 2015-16 Curatorial Fellow at The Kitchen and has previously worked on performance exhibitions and events for MoMA, The Guggenheim, and the Whitney Museum. 

CURT CLONINGER is an artist, writer, and Associate Professor of New Media at UNC Asheville. His art work has been featured in the New York Times, and has been exhibited at Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris), Granoff Center for The Creative Arts (Brown University), Digital Art Museum [DAM] (Berlin), Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art (Chicago), Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, and the internet. 

SHIRA SERVICE (b. 1991) is an artist and theorist working in Asheville, NC, and Brooklyn, NY. She graduated from Cooper Union where she received The Robert Breer Film Award for Excellence in Film, Video and Animation. Her work has been exhibited and screened in New York City, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and the Internet. 


FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Shira Service, Media Contact Founder and Curator of MUX: Asheville 954 856 5429

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