The sixth edition of Limited Access festival will be held on February 2016 in collaboration with New Media Society, Aaran Projects and Contemporary art publication. Founded in 2007 and created to fulfill the need for an independent platform for the ever growing scene of new Media in Iran and to be acting as a hub for international exchange in the field.
The festival is organised by Parkingallery projects space of the oldest project spaces in Tehran and home of the Parking video Library. Limited Access as a mobile festival has been made possible in collaboration its many partners during the years.
As a routine for the recent editions of the festival, Limited Access board has published a call for the artists working with Moving Image, Sound and Performance. Limited access is looking forward to receive video works, experimental film, moving image and animation film as well as documentation of video and sound performances for its free video section.
The duration of each work would be up to 10 minutes, as the video programs are going to be shown in screening format and there is a 90 min slot for each program. Works can consist of video collages, found footage, archival materials as well can computer generated works.
Sound programs are going to be installed at listening stations or will be presented online through radio podcasts.
For performance section, proposals will be individually discussed through email.
Please send your works/proposals to: email@example.com and for large attachments and videos please use video sharing websites/ or drop-box.
The production date does not play a big role in the selection criteria but the priority would be for the works that are less-seen.
There is no specific theme for the submitted works, although they might be selected to be shown as a part of the programs according to the curatorial frame by the curators and the board. The final decision for accepting the works to be included is up the board, concerning of the guidelines of each venue has to exhibit/present artworks to the public.
Limited Access Festival is non-competitive, independent and is running without any governmental support.