Tuesday, September 6, 2005

This comes via Susan Caraballo. If you're interested in submitting work, this is definitely a good opportunity.

Saturday, October 1, 2005, 801 Projects and Artemis will be celebrating the official formation of 801 Projects and Artemis’ new home with the first installation of experimental8 co-curated by artist Carlos Betancourt and Artemis’ Director Susan Caraballo. experimental8, inspired by Artemis’ Surreal Saturdays held at PS 742, will incorporate the visual arts, performance and interdisciplinary art forms.

The first experimental8 subtitled FIRST CALL will coincide with the opening of Tinta y Café, owned and operated by Santamarina. Similar events will be held on a quarterly basis at 801 Projects.For experimental8: FIRST CALL, Betancourt and Caraballo have co-curated a group show of professional artists including Edward Bobb, Branko Belfranin, Octavio Campos, Jason Ferguson, Julie Kahn, William Keddell, Dinorah de Jesus Rodriguez, Rafael Roig, Michelle Weinberg, Wendy Wischer, Ramon Williams and others.

*As a way of integrating professional artists with emerging talent, the curators would like to invite students enrolled in the various arts programs at local colleges and universities to present their work side by side with these artists. Students are invited to submit proposals for installations, performances and interventions. We have identified several locations in the building for site-specific temporary installations – indoor and outdoor. Betancourt and Caraballo will be available at Tinta y Café located in the northeast corner of the building on Wednesday, September 7th between 1pm-7pm for a walk-though of the spaces available in the building. It is recommended that students visit the space prior to submitting their proposals. Interested students, please send an email to schedule a time between 1pm-7pm that may be convenient or an appointment for another day.All proposals must be submitted no later than Wednesday, September 15, 2005 at 7pm. Proposals should consist of no more than a one-page description of the proposed work and your artist biography (in paragraph format), if available. Also, include artwork samples in any format (CD, DVD, photos, slides, audiotape, videotape, etc). Please do not forget to include all contact information and college/university affiliation on your proposal.Proposal submissions are preferred electronically in Word or Text format.

*Proposals should be emailed to proposals@artemisarts.org. Proposals may also be mailed to Artemis, P.O. Box 01-2346, Miami, FL 33101. You may drop off your proposal at Tinta y Café located at 276 SW 8th Street (Attn: Neli Santamarina), located in the northeast corner of the building between Monday through Friday, 7am-7pm, and Saturday 8am-4pm. Student artists will be notified by Monday, September 19, 2005.

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