2nd Call for Participation: MAAP in Singapore: 2004

Festival theme: GRAVITY

Exhibitions: 1st October - 28 November
Conference and Festival Focus Week: 27-31 October

Deadlines from March 10

MAAP (Multimedia Art Asia Pacific) is an organisation and festival that
explores New Media Art across a range of art forms and practices =
emphasising interactive multimedia, Internet, digital media, animation and projects
integrating new media. MAAP was established to bring focus to the =
'unmapped' cultural new media content emerging from Australia and the Asia Pacific
regions and is now an Asia Pacific touring new media arts festival and =
web site resource, partnering with key organisations in our region. Our next
major event is placed in Singapore where venues include The Singapore =
Art Museum, The Substation, The Esplanade, Earl Lu Gallery where =
exhibitions, screenings, artists talks with formal conference hosted by Nanyang
Technological University. MAAP in Singapore is part of the " SENI:2004 = Art
and the Contemporary" cultural festival.

MAAP is seeking proposals and expressions of interest in 4 major =

1) Call for New Media Art Proposals
2) Call for Net Art
3) Expressions of Interest - net.works/. an online residency.
4) Call for Conference Papers 'New Media Art Education - GRAVITY and =

1) New Media Art Proposals
Artists working in any combination of New Media practice are invited to
submit proposals and preview material. MAAP especially seeks work from =
Pacific regions. Please submit descriptions of project and artists

2) MAAP is seeking completed Net Art projects to exhibit in the Online
component of the festival. These works may also be Exhibitied in gallery
situations as part of the exhbition program in Singapore. We are
particularly interested in works that address the 'GRAVITY' thematic.

3) Expressions of Interest - net.works/. an online residency.
net.works/ - an on-line residency is designed to support artists to =
new work for the medium of the internet generating dialogue, exchange, =
collaboration within the Asia Pacific and Australia regions.
net.works/online project that will offer 4 artists support, training and
webspace to achieve new work specifically designed for the internet. =
will seek to select artists that will most benefit from the opportunity
enrich and extend the boundaries of the artists practice and is =
interested in conceptually mature artists that have not yet had =
experience in the field of Net Art. The four artists will be invited to
'MAAP in Singapore'

4) Call for Papers - Conference Papers 'New Media Art Education - =
and other forces'
MAAP invites papers and presentations on topics that address all areas =
New Media Art Education - including technical, pedagogical and aesthetic
aspects. We also encourage creative presentations and demonstrations.
Organised and hosted by Nanyang Technological University in =
with Siggraph Singapore Chapter.