Call for submissions from Canadian artists for v. 16

Call for submissions from Canadian artists for v. 16

send + receive: a festival of sound v.16
October 2014 (dates to be announced)

For the 16th edition of send + receive, we are seeking submissions from Canadian artists for audio works that explore ideas around the physicality of sound. This theme is open to interpretation and we welcome project proposals with various approaches that express a kinship with this idea. Resonance, bass, vibrations, actions, physical manifestation of sound, sound generated from the body and the physical world are some examples and we encourage others.

Proposals for live performances, public works (presentations/performances), installations, screenings, radio profiles, workshops, artist talks and more are welcomed.

*Although we accept submissions from artists world-wide throughout the year, we are currently only seeking submissions from CANADIAN artists to complete our 2014 festival program. If you are not Canadian but would like to submit a proposal to send + receive, please feel free to send proposals at anytime during the year for consideration for future editions and satellite events.

Please download our submission form online here.

Submission checklist:

  • completed submission form
  • a C.V. or detailed bio (max 3 pages)
  • a detailed project description (max 2 pages)
  • an outline of the technical needs of the project
  • related work samples (via online links. should you require to send a file please explain this in your application and we can arrange a file transfer)

For this call we are only accepting digital submissions. Submissions sent by mail will not be received during this period. Please forward all submissions to:

send + receive is an annual audio art festival that takes place in Winnipeg, Manitoba. send + receive has been an integral platform for the presentation, dissemination and discussion of sound art since 1998 and showcases artists from across Canada and around the world. Our mandate is for sound-based work. For a sense of the type of work we have presented see our archive here and photos of previous editions here.

Submissions are due by January 31, 2014.

Only artists who are being considered for this years’ event will be contacted.