Empirica by MID SIDE Aps

Call for Works 2022

Timeline

Submission period

Tue Feb 22 at 05AM UTC

End of submission period

Tue Sep 20 at 10:59PM UTC

Results date

Mon Oct 31 at 05PM UTC

Entry or Course Fee

Entry fee 10 € or 20 €
After the positive feedback from the first edition, Empirica, in collaboration with MID SIDE Aps, promotes the second edition of this CALL FOR WORKS. Acousmatic compositions, audiovisual works, compositions for solo instrument and compositions for solo instrument and electronic are selected, in view of the second edition of REF - Resilience Festival 2022, of publication of the second collection FIXED.wav and FIXED.mov, and of the first collection LIVE.wav. The call is open to composers of any nationality, with no restrictions whatsoever. It is possible to participate individually or in groups; multiple works can be submitted by the same artist/group of artists. MID SIDE Aps, Social Advancement Association aims to promote and encourage contemporary art in all of its forms. With this project it intends to support and promote composers and multimedia artists allowing both the public performance and online distribution of their works.

CATEGORIES

[A] Acousmatic - original stereophonic acousmatic compositions. Compositions should not exceed 10 minutes in length.

[B] Audio/Visual – original audio/video productions. Compositions should not exceed 20 minutes in length.

[C] Solo Instrument - compositions for solo instrument. will be accepted. A recording/simulation, even partial, is welcome, but not obligatory. Available instruments: flute, viola, alto sax (also soprano sax), double bass. Compositions should not exceed 10 minutes in length.

[D] Solo Instrument and electronics - compositions for solo instrument and electronics. The electronics can be live or fixed. Follow the instructions in “HOW TO PARTICIPATE”. Available instruments: flute, viola, alto sax (also soprano sax), double bass. Compositions should not exceed 10 minutes in length.

Application Fee
Categories [A] e [B] 10 €
Categories [C] e [D] 20 €
The participation fee is a donation to Mid Side Aps to support the costs of the project.
There are no forms of expense reimbursement for selected artists.

Details are available in document:
https://www.midside.it/CALLFORWORKS_EMPIRICA_2022.pdf