Usurp Zone5 Film Festival

Calling all film and video makers!
Our international festival is open for
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Submission deadline: 20 April 2015
Festival dates: 17 July – 2 August 2015

Usurp Zone5 – an eclectic festival curated by the Usurp Art Gallery that will showcase inventive work by low-budget / no budget film and video makers in a gallery setting.

Think – abstract, absurd, activist, animated, asemic, clandestine, collage, conceptual, cut-ups, environment, experimental, glitsch, graffiti,  graphic, identity, kinetic, outsider, paracinematic, performance, plunderphonic, poetry, radio, rebellious, scores, sci-art, scratch, silent, sonic, subterranean, subversive, surreal, synesthetic, typographic, video art…This is a UK and International call out so show us what you have!

Thanks to Film Hub London, Film London and the BFI. #usurpzone5

Check out our open call for International Women’s Day – a curated exhibition for Sound and Music’s British Music Collection online archive:

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Eyes and Gazes in Philosophy and Arts (Occhi e sguardi nella filosofia e nelle arti)

Eyes and Gazes in Philosophy and Arts (Occhi e sguardi nella filosofia e nelle arti)

2 - 3 March 2015

Università di Roma Tor Vergata Rome (Italy) March 3, 2015 More info:

The Singing Stones

The Singing Stones

4 - 28 February 2015

Mama Quilla presents The Singing Stones by Kay Adshead. Music composition by Najma Akhtar (Usurp Associate Artist) “In 2011, all over the Arab world, women took to the streets to protest and bring about change. Briefly celebrated, then derided, and finally ignored and denied, their amazing stories remain untold. Until now. The Singing Stones is Read More

Reynir Hutber awarded Arts Admin Bursary

Reynir Hutber awarded Arts Admin Bursary

Reynir Hutber – Associate Artist at Usurp has been awarded an 18 month Arts Admin Bursary. The scheme supports artistic experiment, risk, speculation and play, rather than the production or touring of finished work. It offers time to explore processes and try out new ideas within a framework of constructive and critical dialogue. Arts Admin’s Read More

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