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Open Call 2023

The 11th. International Performance Festival "ACCIONES AL MARGEN" will take place from 1 to 7 of June /2023 in Bucaramanga, Colombia, in a format of virtual meetings that will make it possible to spread the work of  national and international artists online.

We invite to  national and international artists to submit proposals (in any language) in virtual formats for the categories of pre-recorded actions, videoperformance, photoperformance, critical texts, conversations, conferences, documentaries, among others, specially designed or adapted for this meeting and which will be broadcast via streaming, on our social networks and on our website

The theme is free. The videos  must have a maximum duration of 20 minutes.

The reception of proposals will be until  May 12  / 2023, at 12 pm (GMT), filling this form with information that includes personal data, a description of the work, links to your portfolio, links to reviews or videos of previous jobs. The critical texts received will be part of the 5th  edition of our digital magazine "Acciones al Margen"

Publication of results: May  17, 2023

Participation conditions:

The curatorship of the event will be in permanent contact with the selected artists to consider their technical requirements and collaborate in bringing each of the participations to a successful conclusion. The main activity headquarters will be in the city of Bucaramanga, with the option of receiving both national and international proposals that may be sent  from their place of origin via  internet.

The festival will agree with each artist the day and time when their work will be presented through our digital platforms, carrying out preliminary tests to ensure connectivity.

It is suggested to avoid proposals with sensitive content that may be prohibited or reported by third parties as nudity, or incitement to violence or discrimination. Likewise if you are using images or music of other artists you must inform the organization of the event in advance and ensure that you comply with international copyright laws and treaties in order to avoid being blocked by the digital platforms used during transmission.

Our organization will grant economic incentives amounting to $ 200,000 (COP) to each invited artist, equivalent to 40€(Euros). This payments  will be subject to the Colombian withholding tax regulations (6%), and will be paid within a term of 60 days after your participation,  through of an  international money order via Western Union.

The festival will also offer  special  invitations for students, researchers, curators, artists or groups whose live performances   considers relevant for the 2023 edition.

"Acciones al Margen " is a self-managed project that provides a basic technical and logistical infrastructure for the development of the proposals. Any additional requirements that exceed our budget must be resolved by the artist.

Our festival is organized by the "Escenarios de Mujer"  Corporation and has the support of the Colombian Ministry of Culture and the Municipal Institute of Culture and Tourism of Bucaramanga.

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