ZEZ x KONTEJNER: 8th Exhibition of Sound - Open Call for Artists

Zavod za eksperimentalni zvuk (ZEZ) and KONTEJNER organization are inviting Croatian and regional (ex-Yu) sound artists to apply for the eight edition of the Exhibition of Sound with their performances, sound installations, audio and A/V artworks, and all other media and experimental artworks which use sound as a constitutive element or main media. This year’s edition is going to be carried out in collaboration of KONTEJNER association and ZEZ, i.e. KSET. The multimedia exhibition is going to be held from 9th till 16th of November 2023 in Zagreb, and application deadline is 18th September 2023 at 4 p.m. CET.

Live coding performance during 7th Exhibition of Sound (Photo Maja Ivošević - KSET photo section)

The call is open to all artists and art collectives residing and working in Croatia and/or ex-Yu countries.

We are accepting existing artworks, new productions, recycled artworks as well as artworks in progress, by artists who share our fascination with sound and all of its aspects. We support multimedia and interdisciplinarity, await innovative and creative art installations, interactive works, sound performances of any kind, form and style, and we are also interested in works in which sound is only one of the media for artistic expression.

Selected artists will get the opportunity to carry out their new concepts and ideas or to present their existing artworks to a wider audience, with the financial, curatorial and logistic support of our organizations. They will also get technical support during the technical setup and/or performance.

The call is open from 26th of July 2023 to 18th of September 2023 at 4 p.m. CET. The application can be submitted via online application form. The application form is in Croatian.

Obligatory application requirements:

  • Contact information (name and surname, e-mail address, cell phone number)
  • Short biography
  • Project title
  • Description and concept of the project (mark if the work is an existing work or in production)
  • Technical rider with listed technical requirements and equipment needed from organizer and technical equipment assured by the artists (with a sketch of the technical setup)
  • In addition, please indicate in the tech rider if the project can be reproduced with headphones instead of the PA system, if necessary (and vice versa)
  • Financial projection / budgetPhoto / audio / video documentation or sketches of the project

Applications missing obligatory information listed above will not be taken into consideration. Results of the open call will be announced to the selected artists by the end of September 2023.

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