Video artists from all over the world are invited to submit their works for the second edition of International Video Art Festival AIVA that will be held 28 – 31 May 2014 in Finspång, Sweden. The first edition of the AIVA festival in 2012 received 619 submissions which is a lot of works.The main curator of the forum is Anders Weberg.
Submission form with more info (.doc) :
AIVA 2014 Finspång
Finspång is a small industrial town in the beautiful and rugged countryside in the mining region of Bergslagen. It was early on the scene in Sweden´s industrial history and in the mid-sixteenth century the first ironworks was founded on the river Finspångsån.
Finspång is also home to world-class art. The Reijmyre glassworks started making mouth-blown glass in 1810, making it the second-oldest glassworks in Sweden still in operation.
The second edition of the AIVA Video Art Festival will run for three days, from May 28th – 31th.
The main purpose of the festival is the free presentation, promotion and development of international video art and to create a new, alternative, peripheral meeting point for emerging and established video and media artists from all over the world.
Selection is open for 2 single channel works maximum per artist and category.
Max duration 10 minutes for the open call works.
Submitted works will not be returned, but stored in the AIVA archive.
If there is dialogue in the video(s) and its not in English it must be subtitled.
There is no entry fee and AIVA cannot offer any payment for screened works.
For the second edition of the AIVA Festival we decided to use the following tags.
#INDUSTRIAL #FACTORY TOWN #MINING #GLASS #IRON #COAL #WOOD
Feel free to interpret these tags and apply them to your work if you want to submit to the tag based category.