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[Nettime-ro] [artbox] VIDEO ART from the South East Europe - Call for
mihaela kavdanska on Mon, 17 Nov 2003 08:22:35 +0100 (CET)


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[Nettime-ro] [artbox] VIDEO ART from the South East Europe - Call for


> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: galeria BULART [SMTP:dorabulart {AT} yahoo.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, November 12, 2003 11:44 AM
> > To: venci zankov
> > Cc: artbox {AT} groups.cult.bg
> > Subject: [artbox]  VIDEO ART from the South East Europe - Call for
> > Submissions (SEE)
> > 
> > Dear Sir or Madam,
> > 
> > I am writing on behalf of Mr. Milan Atanaskovic, Vice-president and Editor
> > in Chief of a satellite TV channel for countries of South East Europe
> > ("SEE
> > TV Channel"). We are pleased to present the basic information on our
> > project
> > and invite you to take active and constituent part in it.
> > 
> > SEE Channel is currently inviting all video artists from the SEE region
> > (or
> > the SEE artists living and working elsewhere) to submit their video
> > material
> > to the SEE Channel Office in Belgrade in order to make the South East
> > European broadcasting video-art database. The program is intended to have
> > an
> > open international character and to be European oriented. The basis of the
> > program during the experimental broadcasting will be focused on the
> > cultural
> > diversity of the region. The main slogan will be "Do you SEE me?" which is
> > a
> > pun on both the official geographical name of the region (SEE = South East
> > Europe) and the conditions of the view, based on the possibility of mutual
> > communication and comprehension.
> > 
> > We would be grateful if you could help us fulfill this mission which would
> > enrich and benefit both the regional art network and the global image of
> > the
> > countries of the South East Europe. Preference is given to video works
> > coming originally from the artists living in countries of the SEE region.
> > Special attention will be given to works displaying contemporary visual
> > aspects, as well as to non-commercial works. Short films, documentaries,
> > video art, video clips, and musical programs / concerts will be a part of
> > the scheme during the experimental stage. The materials selected would be
> > transmitted and repeated (at least 10 times) on SEE TV. We should be
> > absolved from any royalty payment for broadcasting and permit the programs
> > to be shown on local TV networks in our region, should such a need arise.
> > A
> > showcase of video art works is destined to give greater incentive and
> > effective support to video artists, in terms of their regional and
> > intercontinental promotion, and to develop a broad showcase, in terms of
> > genres and countries of origin, of the potential and achievements of
> > contemporary video works, and in the affirmation of the new SEE video art
> > network as well.
> > 
> > You are hereby kindly invited to send us your own video works or those
> > from
> > your collection, preferably in the high-quality video formats (BETA SP,
> > DVD,
> > DV etc.; the VHS copies will be accepted only in case no other format can
> > be
> > provided by an artist), containing the following data: the name of the
> > author, biography, original title, English title, duration, language, year
> > of production, short description (the concept of the work), and the
> > authorization permit included. All the material should be with original
> > sound.
> > 
> > For first selection, works must be sent until 1 December 2003, together
> > with the correctly filled data, to the following address:
> > 
> > Milan Atanaskovic / SEE TV
> > Kneza Milosa 64
> > 11000 Beograd
> > Serbia & Montenegro
> > 
> > Please confirm your participation as soon as possible.
> > 
> > For any further information please contact:
> > 
> > Milan Atanaskovic
> > 
> > atanas {AT} see-tv.net
> > 
> > I look forward to hearing from you and I am grateful for your cooperation.
> > 
> > Yours faithfully,
> > 
> > Marko Stamenkovic
> > 
> > marko {AT} see-tv.net
> > 
> > SEE Channel Coordinator
> > Belgrade
> > Serbia and Montenegro
> > 
> > --
> > 
> > Subject
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > SEE TV Channel is the first joint TV channel of the South East European
> > countries: Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, Serbia and Montenegro,
> > Macedonia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Slovenia.
> > Association SEE Channel has been registered in Paris, where our
> > operational
> > secretariat is to be based. The project is also getting international
> > support as many TV stations, institutions and individuals have expressed
> > their desire to support and help us start this venture. We consider their
> > support and understanding as a positive step towards success, which would
> > make the countries of the region get closer to each other and surpass the
> > whole range of misunderstandings provoked by different ideological and
> > political reasons from the past.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > An experimental broadcasting would start on satellite W2, two weeks from
> > now, using the capacities of our strategic partners EUTELSAT from Paris
> > and
> > "Interactive Technologies" from Sofia, and will cover not only the whole
> > territory of Europe, but also the large parts of the Middle East, North
> > Africa and the Eastern Coast of North America. The experimental phase will
> > last 100 days.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Scope
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > A visual and content identity of our new TV channel will be based
> > specifically on visual forms of expression, thus avoiding the
> > communicative
> > obstacles among 11 nations living in the region. We are aware of the fact
> > that the emergence of video in the SEE region was related to the
> > generation
> > of conceptual video artists, who, with their iconoclastic gestures, media
> > pluralism and radical and transformative criticism of the existing state
> > in
> > the society, met with the inherent resistance of the modernist puritans
> > who
> > dominated East European art and criticism at that time.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Therefore SEE Channel stresses the importance of contemporary visual
> > practises, and aims at promoting and diffusing video and the new visual
> > and
> > communication media as contemporary art forms of expression and
> > presentation
> > of all positive spheres of life in our region. For that reason, and also
> > under the influence of the social and cultural trends of the era, we
> > consider the function of video as part of a wide front of cultural
> > unification and integration which combines forms of social and cultural
> > reflectivity and diversity, advocating the application of concepts of
> > creative solidarity and distribution of knowledge and information within
> > the
> > South East European region.
> > 
> > 





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