Video Social Club, an artist-led initiative, is seeking moving image work responding to the thematic ‘Post-Everything’ for 2 separate screening events this autumn, at Sea Change 26/ 27th August 2016 and as part of Plymouth Art Weekender 23 / 24 / 25th September 2016.
Video Social Club is a peripatetic artist video screening night, held in social clubs across Plymouth. This is an artist-led project developed by Rachel Dobbs, Steven Paige and Beth Emily Richards. The events are held in social clubs and spaces with a licensed premise where there is an emphasis on the social aspect of each event.
Sea Change is a brand new music and arts festival, based in Totnes town on 26th & 27th August Bank Holiday Weekend 2016. It is curated and presented by the award-winning Drift Record Shop and will feature films, literature, talks and plenty of music across five venues. Video Social Club will screwing selected artist’s video in the Barrel House Ballroom on Saturday 27th, from afternoon into evening.
Weekend tickets are on sale now priced £45 from Drift Record Shop or online at www.seachangefestival.co.uk
The Plymouth Art Weekender is an ambitious three day event celebrating visual art across the city, taking place on 23 / 24 / 25th September 2016.
Last year’s Plymouth Art Weekender’s exhibitions featured over 100 artists that included Gerhard Richter, Tim Etchells, Gillian Wearing, Mary Kelly, Richard Deacon, Ivan Chermayeff, Hew Locke, Grayson Perry, Keith Harrison, Claire Twomey and Bill Woodrow. These were complimented by public art, talks, music, film, workshops, performance and local, national and international artists and community groups inhabiting alternative spaces across the city.
For more information visit http://www.plymouthartweekender.com
The work should respond to the thematic Post-Everything
Post-truth / Post-consensus / Post-objectivity / Post-global / Post-work / Post-caring / Post-hoc / Post-uprising / After the revolution / Aftermath / What happens afterwards?
Email submission to: firstname.lastname@example.org
If selected a digital video file will be requested for screening, see below for details.
Submitted film and videos should be appropriate for single channel digital projection with stereo capable audio, and no longer than ten minutes. We aren’t able to host moving image installation or work to be shown individually on monitors. Please note an archive of the work screened at this events will be hosted on our webpage videosocialclub.org.uk.
If selected, we will need to be able to download the video from the provided link or use WeTransfer, Mediafire or other file sharing service to share the file.
Format is ideally mov, avi, or mp4, ideally presented at 1080p with stereo audio.
Video: Container (MKV, AVI, TS / TP, MP4 / MPV , MOV, VOB, PMP, RM / RMVB, MPG, M2TS, WMV) Codec (MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, XVID, H.264, H.263, WMV / VC-1 and RMVB). Resolution up to 1920 x 1080 (30fps)
Audio: MP3, WMA, OGG, FLAC, APE, AAC
Support 1080p when using HDMI output