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<nettime-ann> "Project 2008" Call for nominaions


"Project 2008" - Ist announcement

1. The "Project 2008"

2. Call for the nomination

3. Nomination Form

4. The schedule


1. The "Project 2008" 

>From 1995 to 2003, The Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts hosted the
"Art on the Net" project promoting the Internet as a space for artistic 
expression. After the nine years of "Art on the Net," we launched a new 
event called the "Project" The "Project" 
has been calling on artists around the world to investigate together the 
relationship between Art, the Internet and the Society. 

The Exhibition section of the project will feature recent developments 
in Internet Art and is open to all forms of creative expression that use 
the Internet as their primary medium. 

Although this project is focused on the latest developments in the field 
of Internet Art, we are also very interested in considering 
contributions that reflect the influence of Internet Art production on 
the wider fields of Media-Art, Digital Art, curatorial practice, digital 
pedagogy, and online publishing. 

2. Call for the nomination.

This year, the artworks for the exhibition and the " 2008 
prize" will be chosen by our Selection Committee. The members of our 
committee are;

Mark Amerika, Susan Hazan, Agnese Trocchi, John Hopkins, and You Minowa.

The theme this year is "The Ghost in the Machine." The members will make 
their own nominations, but we will accept nominations from the web also. 
Please send your nomination to us directly from

The prize fee for the top selection will be 100,000 yen.

3. Nomination Form 

To nominate, please e-mail the following information to us directly:

  1). The URL address of your nomination 

  2). If you are the copyright holder of the nomination, your name, 
physical Address, phone number/fax. number, e-mail address are required. 

4. The schedule

We will accept nominations by mail from 1st, Aug. 2008 to 15th, Sept. 

The award-winning artwork will be selected by 30th Sept. The exhibition 
will be launched 15th, Nov. 2008. We will soon announce some physical 
events to take place in Nov. at the Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, 

For more information, please visit at our website,

We are waiting for your nomination.
You Minowa
Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts
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