The Sheila C. Johnson Design Center (SJDC) and ARTPORT_making waves invite you to respond to this question.
Selected work, chosen by a jury, will be screened in a compilation on the SJDC plasma screens at 2 W. 13 Street from November 15 – December 15, 2011.
Who: All currently enrolled New School students are welcome to submit.
What: Short time‐based work that examines this question imaginatively. You can be poetic, symbolic, scientific, political, narrative, comic or use any other perspective. You can be personal or abstract, global or local, focused on NYC or your hometown, inspiring or polemical.
Format: Quicktime. We are looking for a diversity of approaches:
animation, video or digital film, photo stories, performance, silent or with sound, Etc.
Length: 15 seconds – 3 minutes.
1. Please upload your video to your website/vimeo.
2. Please email the following information to email@example.com with
- Subject line: Climate Change Contest: [Your Name]
- Your first and last name
- Email address
About the work:
- Title, year, duration, format/media
- Short description
- Link where your submission can be viewed
PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY MATERIAL, ONLY A LINK TO THE SITE WHERE THE WORK IS UPLOADED.
Deadline: October 28, 2011, 12:00 NOON.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org by October 1, 2011 if you plan to submit. This is not a prerequisite but it helps our planning.
Gabrielle Bendiner‐Viani, Lang
Margot Bouman, School of Art and Design History and Theory, Parsons
Corinne Erni, curator, ARTPORT_making waves
Cynthia Lawson, School of Design Strategies, Parsons
ARTPORT_making waves is a curatorial collective that raises awareness about current social and political issues worldwide. One of their projects is the international video contest Cool Stories for When the Planet Gets Hot. Editions II and III are on view at the SJDC from September 29 – December 15, 2011.
The Sheila C. Johnson Design Center is an award-winning campus center for Parsons The New School for Design that combines learning and public spaces with exhibition galleries to provide an important new downtown destination for art and design programming. The mission of the Center is to generate an active dialogue on the role of innovative art and design in responding to the contemporary world. Its programming encourages an interdisciplinary examination of possibility and process, linking the university to local and global debates
This contest is held as part of the programs in association with the exhibition Unfold:
A Cultural Response to Climate Change on view at the AnnaMaria and Stephen Kellen Gallery, SJDC, 30 September15 December, 2011.
Opening reception: Thursday, September 29, 2011, 6:30-9pm
ALL ARE WELCOME.