It’s simply great! We have received 130 electroacoustic pieces from composers around the world: Canada, Mexico, Sweden, Australia, Scotland, Iran, Germany, the Nederlands, France, the United States of America, China, Austria, Chile, Italy, Philippines, England, Argentina, Spain, Uruguay, South Korea, Singapore, Romania, Colombia, Taiwan, Ireland, Greece, India, Portugal and Russia. Stay tuned for news update, on May 1st, 2017.

Open Call for Works

Established or emerging sound artists are invited to submit their original works from the wide spectrum of electro-acoustic music.

The theme for the Festival in 2017 is DIVERSITY.

Call for works · Apel de lucrări

Works

Despite of the style variety, preference will be given to music for fixed media assembled around 1-6 channels, with a duration of maximum 15 minutes. Only one work per composer is allowed. However, there is no age limit or nationality restriction.

Categories

We will consider works for the following discrete audio channels setups:

Submission

Send your work by a web transfer service. There are a number of options for sending audio files over the Internet such as WeTransfer, pCloud and PlusTransfer. All submission files need to be sent electronically. Please do not send any attachments.

The following electronic materials and information are required as well:

  1. Submission Form · Formular de înscriere
  2. Biography of the artist (in English, maximum 200 words, RTF / DOC format)
  3. Program Notes of the submitted work (in English, maximum 200 words, RTF / DOC format)
  4. MP3 stereo-mix of the work (16-bit, 44.1-kHz, 192-kbps)
  5. CD-quality mono audio files of the work. Read more about this at Technical specifications.

Submission fee

There is no submission fee.

Technical specifications

L = Front Left
R = Front Right
C = Center
SL = Surround Left
SR = Surround Right
LFE = Low Frequency Effect or Subwoofer
Example of naming the files of a 2-track composition:
your_name_L
and
your_name_R

Deadline

The works must be received by Friday, March 31st, 2017. For submission information, please see above.

Acceptance

A notification of acceptance will be sent to successful composers via email by Monday, May 1st, 2017. Selection criterion is based on the quality of the work. All selection decisions are at the discretion of the Elektro Arts international team.

Elektro Arts Events

Our aim for this open Call is to select electro-acoustic works of high-quality and unique, and to sustain multidisciplinary innovation among artists and scholars involved in digital arts. The two-day Festival will focus on live diffusion of electro-acoustic music, visual music, alongside installation and dance performance. The Festival will take place on May 12th and May 13th, 2017. Festival venues include Casa Matei Gallery and Music Academy Studio Hall.

Contact

PhD Adrian Borza
Email: adrian.borza@amgd.ro

Address:
Academia de Muzică "Gheorghe Dima"
Elektro Arts
I.C. Brătianu 25, Cluj-Napoca, 400079 România