A call for submissions: 2016 Digital Muddy Expanded Media Festival
Digital Muddy Expanded Media Festival is designed to be an online platform that promotes interaction and cultural discussion with a focus on the terms related to expanded cinema; social media, and net based contemporary art practice.
Digital Muddy’s selected works will represent a survey of various styles and practices that engage the expanding use of image and in specific screen based digital narrative. This year we will focus on net specific published works and browser based works that are defined in the categories of new media, net art, interactive, digital imaging, user generated imagery, participatory, experimental, social engagement, sound, 3d and digital animation.
Cultural producer, Michele Thursz, will jury Digital Muddy 2.0. The showcase will be featured online on Digital Muddy’s Festival site, 2016.
Submissions will be accepted online through FilmFreeway.com (https://filmfreeway.com/festival/DigitalMuddyExpandedMediaFestival) starting Monday January 04, 2016. Please read and follow the directions for submission. There is NO SUBMISSION FEE for students or SIU faculty. One submission per individual, artist, group will be allowed. This year we have introduced a nominal fee for public submissions to the Digital Muddy, this fee of $15.00 will partially support the Digital Muddy and coinciding programming. Digital Muddy reserves the right to further moderate such a discussion when it threatens to disrupt or silence the participation of voices within the community. Submission does not automatically indicate inclusion of work. Work is selected at the discretion of the curator and festival programmers.
Finalist should be notified mid February of their acceptance. Finalist will be featured at Digitalmuddy.com beginning in March, 2016.
Digital Muddy Expanded Media Festival is designed to be an online platform that promotes interaction and cultural discussion with a focus on the terms related to expanded cinema; social media, and net based contemporary art practice. The Digital Muddy Expanded Media Festival is a ongoing project from the Big Muddy Crew (formally known as Film Alternatives) with Support from SIU Department of Cinema and Photography, The College of Mass Communications and Media Arts and the Fine Arts Activity Fee.