September 19, 2017

Open Call | Switch 2017, Co. Tipperary

Closing date for proposals: Friday 6 October

The annual switch event will take place this year from the 31st October until the 7th of November, in Nenagh, Co Tipperary, Ireland.

switch are inviting artists working with film / moving image / lens based Media, to consider an application for switch 2017.

switch began in 2008 showing eight works by eight artists in eight locations in Nenagh town centre. For the 9th edition of this event we are making an open call to artists working with film, lens based media and moving image to submit eight works.

switch 2017 is eight works, eight locations, one artist.

Scope of Proposal:
switch 2017 will be 8 lens based works by one individual artist. These works will be installed in 8 different locations throughout the town centre of Nenagh and will run simultaneously from ca. 5pm to ca. 12pm daily for one week. The event itself will be accompanied by a small publication and a website.

You are invited to submit a proposal to show 8 lens based works. Please include a short statement describing your proposal and include a bio.

An artist fee of Euro 2000 will be paid to the artist for the showing of the 8 works. Please note VAT may be applicable.

Please send us your proposal to:

The 8 works can be sent to us online via dropbox or wetransfer or alternative: quicktime movies work best.

some notes:

  • the installed videos will be shown without sound
  • the video works will be situated in the public sphere
  • works will be shown on a constant loop,
  • exhibited works will be shown using a Media-player and a projector
  • the format of showing the work is by using large windows as projection screens.

Open Call | Switch 2017, Co. Tipperary