20 June, 2005

Call - Mobile Journeys

Mobile Journeys Commissioning Program: Call for Proposals

Due Date: June 24, 2005

Mobile Journeys is pleased to announce the first Australian commissioning program for mobile phone artworks. Between 10 and 15 commissions are available for works in the following areas:

- short video - sound - text based - locative - social networking
- games - performance - installation

The call for proposals closes on June 24. Applicants will be notified about the outcome of the selection process by June 30. Mobile Journeys requires most of the selected project to be completed by late July to be showcased at the
d>Art.O5 Exhibition at Sydney Opera House in August. Extensions on this completion deadline will be granted on a case-by-case basis.

For more information and to submit a proposal, please visit


Mobile Journeys is a national initiative exploring the creative potential of mobile devices. The Mobile Journeys consortium consists of the Australian Interactive Media Industry Association, the Australian Network for Art and Technology and dLux media arts and is supported by the Australia Council for the Arts.


Call for works

We are now calling for works for the following categories of d>Art.O5:

- d>Art.O5 Screen: Open to Australian citizens or permanent residents only
- d>Art.O5 Sound: Open to Australian and International artists
- d>Art.O5 Web: Open to Australian and International artists

The call for entries closes on June 15th. Any entries not completed by or made after this date will not be excepted. Entrants will be notified of the selection results by July 1st.

For more information  d>Art.O5

Under the sub-title "Distributed Art" d>Art.O5 will both present art forms that have an inherently distributed nature (web art, mobile phone art) and investigate new methods for distribution of digital art. (podcasting, BitTorrent, Bluetooth).

d>Art.O5 will consist of an exhibition of sound, web, and mobile phone art and a screening program of experimental film and video art. The exhibition will take place at the Sydney Opera House Exhibition Hall in August/September 2005, the screening program will be presented during this same period.


Established in 1998, d>Art is one of Australia's premiere annual digital art events. d>Art showcases new Australian and International video, sound and interactive works with an emphasis on experimentation, exploration and compositional innovation.

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