WPA presents SynchroSwim: a synchronized swimming showcase and competition at Capitol Skyline Hotel Pool:
WPA SynchroSwim

Sunday, July 19, 6-7pm
Capitol Skyline Hotel, 10 I St SW
Deadline for Submissions: July 3, 2009 (midnight)
Event Date: July 19, 2009 at 6pm
Eligibility: DC Area artists (you do not need to be a WPA member)

Artists are requested to submit an application to perform a 2-4 minute synchronized performance accompanied by music. Teams can consist of 2-10 members. A panel of experts will judge performances with prizes awarded in three categories: best performance, best visual spectacle, and crowd favorite. Download the full call and registration form here>>

SynchroSwim is presented in conjunction with a series of video lounge / poolside art projects hosted by The RUBELL FAMILY COLLECTION + Conner Contemporary Art at the Capitol Skyline Hotel. During and after Synchroswim Conner Contemporary Art presents: EXPERIMENTAL VIDEO / Brandon Morse, curator, 6-9pm.

WPA Experimental Media Series 2009

September 24, October 1, 2009 @ The Phillips Collection
October 28 & 29, Falvey Hall, Maryland Institute College of Art
Juror: Kelly Gordon, Associate Curator, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Submission Deadline (received): August 1, 2009
UPDATE: Artists may submit 3 individual works up to 15 minutes in length per piece. Artists who have already sent in submissions may resubmit.

For the next installment of the WPA’s Experimental Media Series, WPA will present a selection of innovative video and sound works over the course of two evenings at The Phillips Collection in Washington DC.

For the screening, WPA is calling all video and sound artists to submit works that explore any subject matter of their choice in innovative ways. A selection of the received video and sound works will be presented in the framework of a public screening. Artists selected for the screening nights will be notified during the last week of August. Additionally, two artists submitting the most compelling entries, as reviewed by the juror and based on overall quality and innovation will be awarded the Kraft Prize for New Media of $750 and the WPA Experimental Media Prize of $750 on October 1. Please note that the WPA Prize will go to an artist living and working in the Mid-Atlantic region.
Download the Call for Entry form