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<nettime-ann> Open call for artists! Library Thoughts 4 Exhibition, Budapest, Hungary

Open call for artists!
Library Thoughts 4 Exhibition, Budapest, Hungary
Deadline: March 31, 2014
Entry fee: USD 35

This year at Hegyvidek Gallery will open the Library Thoughts 4 exhibition.  The exhibition curator Beata Szechy. 
The exhibition scheduled from August 26 to September 6, 2014.
This exhibition is part of the AIR/HMC, Budapest, International Artists in Residency program.

Please see details in the attachment or below.

Open call:  
Library Thoughts-4, Budapest

Deadline: 03/31/14
Entry fee: $35

Johann Gutenberg's invention of movable type books ignited the explosion of art.  These days the printed books that were previously published by publishers now can be read on line as ebooks.   What is the future?  Instead of having to interact with computers through not-so-intuitive and sometimes even counter-intuitive devices like a computer mouse or trackpad, soon users will be able to control their computers doing natural human movements such as gestures, whole-body movement, eye movement, and perhaps even such things as facial expressions.  Is it the end for books as we know them?  Question the survival of paper, books, libraries in this digital age.  The process of sending artworks through the mail, with the envelope, the stamp and the postmark as entire part of the mail-art-object make this process to what we call MailArt.  Since 1986 we call mail-artists also networkers because they are active in/with several "media": music, computer (internet, e-mail), fax, copy-art, performance, small-press, artists' books, etc. 

1. Send the application form, artist resume/CV, artist statement, 1 - 3 still image work samples OR short video (YouTube) by email and application fee by PayPal ($35) 
2. Notification letter will be sent on 04/04/14.
3. Original artworks & SASE arrival to HMC, Dallas by 04/15/14
or HMC, Budapest by 06/15/2014

Artist books, works on or of paper may be any size, but MUST fit in a 9 X 12 (22.9X30.5cm) envelope.  Unmated, unframed photography, drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, mixed media, cast or folded paper, multimedia or digital prints.  Each submission must include: Entry form, resume/CV, statement, 1-3 images or short video (or appropriate combination of images, and video), application fee  (see PayPal info on the bottom of the entry form).

Put artist`s name, address, title & date of work and medium on back of the work.  Send original artworks only after acceptance to:
Dallas Office: HMC, 2503 Costa Mesa Drive, Dallas, TX 75228 USA by 04/15/14
Budapest Office: Beata Szechy, HMC, 1124 Budapest, Tamasi Aron u. 34. Hungary 06/15/14

Exhibition: August 26 - September 06, 2014 at Hegyvidek Gallery.
Unsold artworks will be returned in December!  Commission: %30
If you have questions please contact us.  Email:

Library Thoughts-4, Budapest



Nationality: Male/Female:

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*Please pay by PayPal the application fee $35.  Applicants also can pay the fee in their own country's currency equivalent through HMC's secure PayPal account.  Simply go to PayPal at  Login or create an account, then click the "personal send money" tab.  Fill in the recipient email: Currency should be US dollars (PayPal will calculate from the current exchange rate).  Category of Purchase is HMC-Cash.  Email subject should be "Library Thoughts-3, Budapest" and you can add an email message if you'd like.  Upon receipt of your PayPal payment, you will receive an email from PayPal and the HMC confirming your payment, which will be matched up with your applications.
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