Shrewsbury International Open Art Exhibition 2007
CALL FOR ENTRIES
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION 5TH MAY 2007
Artist working in all art forms are invited to respond to this year's
Batteries Not Included: Mind as Machine?
The 6th Shrewsbury Open will be taking place between 14 July and 2
September 2007 and will once again be linking its theme to the annual
'Darwin Summer Symposium' which this year will be exploring
Artificial Intelligence or a-life.
"From the pioneering work of artists such as Edward Ihnatowicz in the
1970s to today's evolutionary robotics and generative artworks, the
field promises autonomous intelligence that will be capable of
existing in hostile and alien environments and learning as they go"
Paul Brown, artist and writer, Chair of the Judges
Whilst the Darwin Summer Symposium provides a context for the
selection of the exhibition, the theme is intended to provoke a wide
range of responses from artists who may choose to interpret this
theme is many different ways.
Artists awards and prizes include £3000 first prize, £1000 prize,
£500 People's Choice prize and a new £500 Bang & Olufsen of
Judging panel chaired by Paul Brown, artist and writer, visiting
professor University of Sussex, artist Shirley Chubb, Meroe Candy
Arts Project Manager at the Wellcome Trust and Catherine Mason, art
historian and researcher into the early development of the
computational arts in the UK.
For further information about the Darwin Summer Symposium see: