OPEN CALL - ART TALK BY ARTISTS

​Why I am the right person to help you?

The first reason is that I am an art curator with a clear focus on topics such as identity, origins, past & memory, migration, validation of the past and stereotypes. Therefore if your art practise includes one of the topics, feel free to keep on reading.

The second reason is this is not my first open call and based on my previous experience, I have learnt that the artists need help with improving their online presence. Therefore I have embraced the idea of Art Talks By Artists. At the beginning of 2020 I organized art talks face to face in a physical space with live audience. After March 2020, I did 2 series of the online artists talks when I did all the editing by myself. This call is the fourth and the most advanced version.

What will I gain as an artist?

Currently, I have an art blog and there are 3 sections. The last section is ready for your Art Talks, please have a look here. To each selected artist is dedicated a blog post that is linked to my library of the art talks with the submitted podcast. Moreover, I will get 6 posts in my social media content calendar but for that I need 9 photos of your artwork which I can use for social media..

 

Once I have the post & podcast ready then I will publish it and circulate it within my network such my LinkedIn Profile, FB, IG and of course my private network.

What are the criteria for being selected?

The most important is the relevancy to my areas of research such as identity, origins, past & memory, migration, validation of the past and stereotypes. Then it is how much close you can stick to the requirements below. eg if I have asked for 15 mins and you send me 30 mins then it is less likely I will select your podcast.

 

Another example is when I ask for no selfie videos and you send me a video where you go around your studio, pointing out your artworks and talking about them while you are in front of the camera and so on.

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If you are an artist and you would like to improve your online presence and share your art practise then feel free to answer my open call.

What are the benefits of the decent online presence for artists?

  • you can engage with your targeted audience

  • increase your credibility as an artist

  • gain more career opportunities

 

Requirements:

  • the length of the talk is 15 mins only

  • in English only

  • it is a voice recording accompanied with images of your artwork rendered as MP4, or AVI

  • no selfies videos

  • the talk should be spontaneous

  • notes on paper are welcomed but do not read out loud the whole text

  • presentation 90% visual or short videos accompanied with your voice explaining the artwork

  • minimum written text

  • the recording has to start with you saying "Produced for Temporary Space Berlin.....then you full name and country of origin.......

  • upload the file via form below (fee 30 EUR)

  • send me separately 9 individual photographs of your artworks which I can use for social posts via we transfer

In case that you struggle with the concept of the art talk then the article What is an Art Statement at Art Business Info will help you with your research about what is expected from you.

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There is fee of 30 EUR to submit your application.

 
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Step by step guide on How to create a podcast

Step no. 1 record your voice via your smartphone

Step no. 2 upload your voice and images of your artwork to video editing software eg. Power Director

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Step no. 3 edit out long pauses and slip of tongue parts

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Step no. 4 Put images on top of your voice

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Step no. 5 Put caption to individual artwoks if it is needed & don´t forget to put your credits at the end of the talk.

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Step no. 6 Click on Produce Movie and render it

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Step no. 7 If the file is up to 15MB, upload & share it via the form.