Joseph DeLappe on Wed, 19 Mar 2008 03:03:28 +0100 (CET)

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<nettime-ann> DEADLINE EXTENDED -

Deadline for submissions to
(, extended to March 31st, 2008!

This is now the date for the receipt of proposals to be included in the
"first juror's review". The results of the first juror's review in the form
of top ten listings will be published on the site on May 1st, 2008.

Call for Proposals:              
( -or-
    is an online call to action to artists, designers,
architects or other interested creative individuals or collaborators to
propose concepts for the creation of memorials to the many thousands of
Iraqi civilians killed in the War in Iraq.  As of 2007, estimates range from
77,000 to over 655,000 deaths in Iraq of non-combatants as a consequence of
³Operation Iraqi Freedom².  The memorial concepts will be featured in a
growing online exhibition/database of proposals accessible on the site.
Proposals are available to be viewed and rated by the public as well as by
an internationally diverse group of individual scholars and curators who are
serving as jurors.
Jurors include: 
Yaelle Amir, Curator and Writer, New York City, USA, Dr Bernadette Buckley,
Goldsmiths University of London, UK, Monica Narula & Shuddhabrata Sengupta,
The Raqs Media Collective, Delhi, India, Dr. David Simpson, University of
California Davis, USA, John David Spiak, Curator, Arizona State University
Art Museum, Tempe, USA, Dr. Marjorie Vecchio, Director/Curator, Sheppard
Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, USA
Guidelines for Entries:
This project seeks to highlight conceptions of memorials in the broadest
context possible.  All media and processes are to be featured on the project
site, this includes but is not limited to experimental or traditional
applications of:  sculpture, architecture, installation, performance,
murals, web art, digital art, photography, video, film, audio art, etc.
Please visit the project web site for further detailed entry requirements
and information.
Who May Submit Proposals?
All artists, architects, designers, individuals or collaborations are
welcome and invited to submit proposals. You must be at minimum 18 years old
to participate in this project.
How to Submit
Entries are solely accepted via an online submission process available
through the project website.
As a user generated content site, the project is ongoing indefinitely ­ will continue to be realized as new memorial proposals are
uploaded to the site.  A first ³Juror¹s Deadline for Review² has been
established as March 31th, 2008.

Joseph DeLappe
Associate Professor, Art
University of Nevada, Reno
Eyebeam 2008 Commissioned Artist
Eyebeam Art and Technology
540 West 21st Street
New York, NY 10011

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