Tsunami -
call for submissions
1st deadline 31 March 2005

The current Asian tsunami disaster made it again evident: the human being cannot control the destructive powers of nature.

A Virtual Memorial

www.a-virtual-memorial.org and www.newmedia fest.org/rrf2005 initiate on occasion of this disaster and in solidarity with all affected people in this human tragedy a net based art project environment, entitled: Tsunami.

The title: "Tsunami" does thematically not only refer to this or similiar disasters in Present or Past,but beyond that "Tsunami" is primarily also understood as a symbol for the Inevitable, the Immutable, for Powers of Nature, Powers of Destiny which cannot be controlled by the human being, situations of helplessness the human being is irrevocably at the mercy of. Has he any chance to escape or take influence?

Nearly everybody whereever he may live has made experiences of that kind in one or the other way already.

Artists around the globe are invited to reflect these traumatic conditions of human life and submit art works, documents, texts or any other material connected the thematical context which can be submitted as digital file .

"Tsunami" - this collaborative project will be published and featured on www.a-virtual-memorial.org www.newmediafest.org/rrf2005 simultaneously and will take part in all coming physical events of, global networking project by Agricola de Cologne.

Following file typs are accepted:
Text: .txt, .rtf, plain email
Image: .jpg,.gif., png
sound: .mpg3
movie: .mov, .avi, wmv, .swf, .drc, .mpeg2

The submission can consist of different parts, works or documents but must not exceed 5MB. All serious contributions will be accepted.

1st deadline 31 March 2005, afterwards ongoing, but the project will be already launched on 1 February 2005 and from then on continuously updated.

Please use this form for submitting

1.Name, Email, URL
2.brief bio (not more than 50 words/English)
3.work(s) (number of entries, titles, year of origin, medium of original work, submitted media file types)
4. Short description for each submitted work (not more than 50 words/English)

Please send the submission as individual files attached to info@a-virtual-memorial.org
subject: tsunami
Virtual Memorial
www.a-virtual-memorial.org and global networking project www.newmediafest.org/rrf2005 are corporate members of [NewMediaArtProjectnetwork]:||cologne

contact: info@nmartproject.net








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