Memefest Festival of Socially responsive Communication and Art 2012 (QLD)
Date: 22nd May - 30th May 2012
Memefest, an international organization dedicated to promoting new, productive and relevant forms of cultural activism, together with the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, this year introduces the Memefest/Griffith-QCA award for ‘Imaginative Critical Intervention’.
This award invites cultural activists, creatives and thinkers from the productive margins of professions, radical theorists, imaginative intellectuals and anyone who is uncomfortable with the status quo and dreams of alternative futures that are more satisfying, just, and sustainable, to submit projects for peer feedback, broader dissemination, and a chance to work collaboratively with other imaginative activists, artists, researchers and intellectuals.
The Friendly Competition
Participants are invited to submit works three categories: critical writing, visual communication practice and the participatory art/communication category Beyond...
This year’s theme for Visual communication practice and Critical writing is: DEBT.
Participatory art and communication category Beyond…is open as well.
More about Beyond… here:
The international editorial and curatorial board will select the most convincing works. Among strong traditional awards, which you can see on www.memefest.org, two new awards are introduced this year.
1) The first Griffith-QCA/ Memefest Award for Critical Imaginative Critical Intervention.
Best authors of all three categories (critical writing, visual communication practice and Beyond…) will be invited to Brisbane to take part in a special extradisciplinary workshop resulting in a public intervention in the city of Brisbane.
2) Authors of best works in the category: critical writing will be invited to publish their work in the academic peer reviewed journal Zoontechnica http://zoontechnica.com.
Deadline for your submissions is May 31st.
Participation is free of charge and there is no age limit or any other restriction. Your work can be submitted online.
See more about our Awards here:
More information on the whole Friendly competition:
More information on the Festival of Socially responsive communication and Art:
Contact Patricia Laboca: firstname.lastname@example.org