[LAU] OT: Network Music Festival OPEN CALL - *DEADLINE EXTENDED*

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Date: Thursday, November 22, 2012 - 6:01 pm

FINAL CALL: The Network Music Festival OPEN CALL DEADLINE has been
extended to *25th November 2012. *

Information follows:

*Network Music Festival // 22-24 February 2013 // Birmingham (UK)*


A weekend of hi-tech musical performances and workshops that presents
new musical forms and ideas where networking is integral to the
aesthetics of creation or to the performance practice.

The network music festival will take place 22-24 February 2013 in
Birmingham (UK) in the heart of Birmingham’s creative community.
Presenting an exciting and diverse line-up of network artists including,
laptop performances, live coding, collaborative environments for music
making, sound installations, workshops and everything else in between,
the Network Musical Festival boasts an international line-up including
some of Birmingham’s best home-grown hi-tech musical performers.

*Open Calls*




The Network Music Festival 2013 is now inviting submissions for
*Performances (Concert or Club), Installations, Talks,
Workshops* and*'Other'.*

The Network Music Festival aims to showcase a broad spectrum of musical
and sound related works, research and participatory activities which use
networking as part of their aesthetic, creation or performance practice.
Network Music Festival would like to invite submissions in the
categories of Performance, Installation, Talk and Workshop. We also
include an 'Other' category where you are free to submit proposals that
fall outside of the previous categories but that you feel would be an
appropriate addition to the festival programme.





Performances where networking is an integral part of the aesthetics or
performance practice. This could include:

* laptop ensembles/orchestras/bands
* mixed networked instrumental and/or visuals and electronic groups
* performances which use the internet as part of the performance
* hardware networks, communicating gadgets
* multi-location and geographically distributed performances
* any other performances that use networking in some form

Proposed performances should be around 10-30 minutes in duration.



Sound installations which use networking as central to the aesthetic
and/or creation of the work.

This could include:

* static installations
* installations which explore the surrounding area
* interactive installations using the internet
* installations which explore the aesthetic of networking or role of
the internet in musical culture and practice

// TALKS //*

The Network Music Festival will include an informal talks session open
to members of the public.

Please submit Informal talks on the theme of network music.
Light-hearted and accessible topics are encouraged.

Talks will be 10-20 minutes in duration.


Participatory workshops which cover topics related to sound and
networking. These may focus on technological and/or artistic aspects.

Please note this is a submission to LEAD a workshop.

Please state the experience level required in order to take part in the
workshop and the length of time and resources required.

*// OTHER //*


If there’s anything that you want to submit that you don’t feel is
covered by the above categories please submit with as much information
as possible.

*DEADLINE FOR ALL SUBMISSIONS: *Extended to*25 November 2012*



Any questions email networkmusicfestival@gmail.com
with ‘OPEN CALL’ in the subject

networkmusicfestival.org //
@netmusicfest //

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