Call for nominations of young artists for NEUNOW Festival 2013 in Amsterdam

The NEU/NOW Festival is an innovative international platform for talented graduating artists and recent graduates (within one year of graduation) – of Higher Arts Education Institutions and Universities across Europe and beyond which are ELIA members, ELIA associate members or ELIA non-European members.


Photograph courtesy by NEUNOW Festival

The NEU/NOW Festival is an online and a live event that promotes artistic excellence through cutting edge presentations and activities. An opportunity for selected emerging artists to show their work, meet each other and create new international partnerships. It is also a space where informed audiences, producers and curators can see the most excellent artists and innovative projects coming from art schools and universities across Europe and beyond and a forum where artists, producers, curators, cultural operators and policy makers can discuss future developments in the arts and share views on the cultural role of higher arts education institutions. NEUNOW presents a new international generation of upcoming artists to the attention of a wide audience. From the nominated projects, a maximum of 150 projects across all the categories will be presented online at, which is widely accessible to arts professionals and public alike. A selection of projects will be presented in the NEU/NOW LIVE Festival 2013 that will take place 22-26 June 2013 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Simultaneously with the NEU/NOW LIVE Festival in Amsterdam the ELIA Teachers’ Academy will be organised with approximately 120 art teachers participating from all over Europe. Presentations, discussions and events of the NEU/NOW LIVE Festival will be integrated in the programme of the Teachers’ Academy.

The call for entry to this competition is also open to institutions members of ELIA partner networks:
AEC-European Association of Conservatories
CILECT-International Association of Film and Television Schools

Students (as individuals or groups) are nominated, by their institution, within one of the following five brought categories:

• Visual Arts

• Design/Architecture

• Theatre/Dance

• Music/Sound

• Film /Animation

For the next edition of the NEU/NOW Festival we would particularly welcome the submission of projects in the Theatre/Dance category that can be performed in non-traditional theatre spaces. This can include street theatre, site-specific or site-generic work as well as work performed in gallery spaces or any non-formal performance setting. A subsidy towards participation in the NEU/NOW LIVE Festival will be available for projects nominated by ELIA member institutions.

Fuente: NEUNOW

City: Amsterdam
Country: The Netherlands
Dead Line: 7 January 2013.
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