ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival

ANTI Festival 23-27 September 2009, Kuopio, Finland

ANTI is an international contemporary arts festival presenting site-specific works made for public space. Over the past seven years ANTI has presented live, sonic, visual and text-based art from today’s most exciting and innovative artists. A truly international festival and Finland’s foremost presenter of Live Art, ANTI is a meeting place for artists and audiences fascinated by how art shapes and responds to the places and spaces of everyday life.

Walking Projects

For the 2009 edition of ANTI artists are invited to submit proposals for projects that use walking as a central activity or theme.

Projects might include, but not be limited to:

• Night walks
• Dawn walks
• Audio walks/ Guided walks
• Walks made alone – mapped by an artist and taken by a single participant
• Walks made in groups
• Urban walks
• Suburban walks
• Rural walks
• Indoor walks
• Very long walks
• Very short walks
• Works engaged with ideas of departure, arrival and migration
• Works engaged with ideas of human locomotion
• Works made by walking, as process or research, and contain traceable signs of walking in their presentation form
• Works made by walking, as process or research, but contain no traceable signs of walking in their presentation form
• Video works engaged with ideas of walking
• Installation works engaged with ideas of walking
• Sound works engaged with ideas of walking
• Text works engaged with ideas of walking
• Studio/gallery works engaged with ideas of walking

The Proposal Process

-The closing date for proposals is Friday 6 February 2009.-

All proposals must be sent using the electronic form located on the festival web site. The form allows a link to be made to any online documentation artists may have of previous work and for artists to attach their CV and ONE image of their work. In addition ONE piece of supporting material (DVD or CD-ROM) can be submitted as hardcopy. The supporting material won’t be returned.

Please send your supporting material, clearly marked with your name and project title, to: ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival, Koljonniemenkatu 2, 2nd Floor, 70100 Kuopio, Finland.
Further information: info@antifestival.com, +358 50 3052 485
ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival


What: ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival
Where: Kuopio, Finland
When: 23-27 September 2009
Further Details:
-Visit the ANTI festival web site
Contact: info@antifestival.com, +358 50 3052 485
Deadline: Fri 6 Feb 2009