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Currents 2024 - Art & Technology Festival
Currents 2024 - Art & Technology Festival

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Fee: $25 / Prize: Exhibition

Currents 2024 - Art & Technology Festival

Discipline: Multi-Discipline. We are an annual art + technology festival, year-round exhibition/experience space, and non-profit organization based in Santa Fe, New Mexico USA. We support 21st Century art making and innovative creatives.,

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Time & Location

15 nov 2023, 23:30

Fee: $25 / Prize: Exhibition

About the event

  • All applicants must submit the online submission form.
  • Please read these guidelines before filling out the form.
  • Notification Date 1: February 1, 2024
  • Notification Date 2: March 15, 2024
  • See Individual Categories for Notification Date
This Year’s Categories Include:
  • Installations (Interactive and non-interactive)
  • Virtual/Augmented/Mixed Reality Environments
  • AI/Artist Collaboration
  • Robotics/Kinetic/Electro-Mechanical Objects and Installations
  • Multimedia Performance
  • Digitally Generated or Fabricated Objects
  • Wearables
  • Interactive Installations for Children
  • Outdoor Installations and Projections
  • Experimental Single Channel Video/Experimental Documentary/Animation
Submission Fees
  • Multiple submissions are welcome in one or more categories. You must submit a new form and pay the fee for each submission.
  • All Categories: $25 for a single and $20 each for multiple submissions.
Submission Form Instructions

Work Samples

  • Documentation of work samples must be viewable online (personal website, YouTube, Vimeo, Dropbox, etc)
  • uploaded hi-res photos and video still captures should be no larger than 3MB .jpg only
  • We will accept works in progress if you are able to submit samples that demonstrate a strong body of work

Follow these steps to fill out the Submission Form:

  • Fill out the general information at the top of the Form.
  • Select the Category in which you wish to submit your work. Each Category has a separate set of questions.
  • Once you have selected the Category you can fill out the remainder of the Form.
  • Select Yes or No to the multiple submissions’ question. This will determine your fee – $25/single, $20 each/multiple.
  • Submit the Form.
  • Once you have submitted the form and paid your fee you will receive an email notification with a copy of the form you submitted.
  • You are welcome to submit multiple entries in one or more categories. You must submit a new form and pay the fee separately for each entry.
  • If you wish to enter another submission return to the this page or the Submissions Form page.

Questions about the CURRENTS application? CONTACT

We look forward to viewing your work!

Submission Categories

Installations

Work in this category can be non-interactive or interactive, and may include multi-channel video and sound work. It may also include the digital element solely in the fabrication process.

Single Channel Video is a separate category. See Below

Artists in this category may be eligible for travel, lodging, shipping and equipment support.

  • Due to the already high and escalating cost and risks of international shipping we may not be able to support this expense for international artists. We are willing to work with you to secure funding in your own country or through your cultural attaché in the US. We may be able to supply needed equipment.

Notification date 1: February 1, 2024

Go to the Submission Form  HERE

Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality Environments – as a tool for art making

Artists in this category may be eligible for travel, lodging, shipping and equipment support.

  • Due to the already high and escalating cost and risks of international shipping we may not be able to support this expense for international artists. We are willing to work with you to secure funding in your own country or through your cultural attaché in the US. We may be able to supply needed equipment.

Notification date 1: February 1, 2024

Go to the Submission Form  HERE

AI/Artist Collaboration – 2D and 3D Work or Environments – as a tool for art making

Artists in this category may be eligible for travel, lodging, shipping and equipment support.

  • Due to the already high and escalating cost and risks of international shipping we may not be able to support this expense for international artists. We are willing to work with you to secure funding in your own country or through your cultural attaché in the US. We may be able to supply needed equipment.

Notification date 1: February 1, 2024

Go to the Submission Form  HERE

Robotics/Kinetic/Electro-Mechanical Objects and Installations – as a tool for art making

The submission may or may not contain digital components.

Artists in this category may be eligible for travel, lodging, shipping and equipment support.

  • Due to the already high and escalating cost and risks of international shipping we may not be able to support this expense for international artists. We are willing to work with you to secure funding in your own country or through your cultural attaché in the US. We may be able to supply needed equipment.

Notification date 1: February 1, 2024

Go to the Submission Form  HERE

Multimedia Performance

We are principally interested in in-person but will consider live-stream performances.

Artists in this category are eligible for travel, lodging, shipping and equipment support.

  • Due to the already high and escalating cost and risks of international shipping we may not be able to support this expense for international artists. We are willing to work with you to secure funding in your own country or through your cultural attaché in the US. We may be able to supply needed equipment.

Notification date 1: February 1, 2024

Go to the Submission Form  HERE

Digitally Generated or Fabricated Objects – as a tool for art making.

  • Due to the already high and escalating cost and risks of international shipping we may not be able to support this expense for international artists. We are willing to work with you to secure funding in your own country or through your cultural attaché in the US. We may be able to supply needed equipment.

Notification date 2: February 1, 2024

Go to the Submission Form HERE

Wearables

We are looking for any design or invention that can be worn by a human being. It can be 3D printed, interactive, digitally enhanced, but must contain a digital component in its production or final presentation.

Artists in this category may be eligible for travel, lodging, shipping and equipment support.

  • Due to the already high and escalating cost and risks of international shipping we may not be able to support this expense for international artists. We are willing to work with you to secure funding in your own country or through your cultural attaché in the US. We may be able to supply needed equipment.

Notification date 1: February 1, 2024

Go to the Submission Form HERE

Interactive Installations for Children

This category is looking for work that is accessible to children but that also appeals to the adult members of our audience. Work should utilize technology to engage the user in new, playful forms of exploration.

Artists in this category may be eligible for travel, lodging, shipping and equipment support.

  • Due to the already high and escalating cost and risks of international shipping we may not be able to support this expense for international artists. We are willing to work with you to secure funding in your own country or through your cultural attaché in the US. We may be able to supply needed equipment.

Notification date 1: February 1, 2024

Go to the Submission Form  HERE

Outdoor Installations and Projections

Work in this category can include Video, Video Mapping, and Installations and can be either interactive or not.

Artists in this category may be eligible for travel, lodging, shipping and equipment support.

  • Due to the already high and escalating cost and risks of international shipping we may not be able to support this expense for international artists. We are willing to work with you to secure funding in your own country or through your cultural attaché in the US. We may be able to supply needed equipment.

Notification date 1: February 1, 2024

Go to the Submission Form  HERE

Experimental Single Channel Video, Experimental Documentary, and Animation Submissions must be 12 minutes or less in length.

Please submit multi-channel video installations under the Installation category.

Notification date 2: March 15, 2024

Go to the Submission Form  HERE

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