YEAR ZERO ONE is seeking submissions for >>TRANSMEDIA 2000>>, a three week exhibition of works by media artists scheduled to be launched September 22 on an LED video billboard at the corner of Yonge and Eglinton Streets in midtown Toronto.
The YEAR ZERO ONE collective will select approximately 12 works which best make use of the 'site specific' LED screen medium, ie: short format video, animation, etc., without the use of audio. Works must be 15 seconds in length and provided in the following format: uncompressed avi or quicktime, 112 pixels high x 160 pixels wide. Avoid using white backgrounds. Artist credit and title provided in intro before each 15 second piece.
Each selected artwork will be looped and broadcast up to 4 times per hour. Approximately 100,000 people per day pass through what is one of Toronto's busiest intersections exposing your work to over 2 million people during the 3 week exhibition run. The exhibition will be archived in quicktime format and will be viewed by a world wide audience on YEAR01.COM . All selected artists will receive exhibition/screening fees.
Sept. 1, 2000
Submissions may be sent on CD with SASE or emailed to: [email protected]
YEAR ZERO ONE
29 McCaul Street, Unit 502
YEAR ZERO ONE is an on-line artist run centre which operates as a network for the dissemination of digital culture and new media through net.art exhibitions, an extensive media arts directory, and the YEAR01 Forum.
>>TRANSMEDIA 2000>> is sponsored by InterAccess Electronic Media Art Centre and Wild On Walls Media Technologies Ltd.