OPEN CALL KP21-digital

Online exhibition 27 March - 25 April 2021

Note that KP21-digital asks for digital works of art and NOT reproductions of physical works.
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Definition of digital art

All artists, regardless of age, education, nationality or place of residence can submit works to KP.
Individual artists as well as groups are invited to submit works.

Online application 10 January to 17 January 2021.
DEADLINE 17 January at 12pm (midnight).

The selection is based on uploaded digital image files as well as other submitted digital files or links to files.

Application fee is 550 DKK (74 €) and covers the purchase of one journal number.
Up to 6 works can be submitted on one journal number.

Further details here User Guide and Terms KP21-digital


Selection Committee KP21-digital

Amalie Smith (DK)
Signe Klejs (DK)
Jacob Tækker (DK)


Why KP21-digital?

The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted a potential for art on digital platforms, and KP wants to support this - due to the extended reach an online exhibition platform enables, and to promote and disseminate digital art in Denmark.

The digital art offers an essential opportunity to reflect on our contemporary perhaps most significant paradigm shift - from an analog to a digital era - through art. It works on the media's own terms and is thus an important aspect in understanding the development of culture in the digital era.

This development of digital culture relies on works created for virtual platforms and the Internet. That means that the works are created with digital tools and presented on digital platforms, which is NOT to be confused with digitized art, such as photographs of analogue works of art that may be exhibited in galleries on the Internet.


Definition of digital art

In this context, we define digital art as artistic design that has digital and electronic media as a basis for an art practice. The works can be cross-aesthetic (visual media, music, performance, light, etc. in the same work), and/or contain interactive aspects.
General genres within digital art include: video art, sound art, web art, art games or apps, podcasts, software art, augmented reality and cross-media projects.

  • The artistic idea must be grounded in the digital format. We do NOT want photographs of analogue works of art.
  • The work must be created to be able to work on common digital platforms such as computer, tablet and smartphone - both Android and iOS (and possibly via links to separate software).

The exhibition

KP21-digital is displayed online from 27 March to 25 April 2021 on KP’s website (and possibly via links to separate software).
KP21-digital has no other physical appearance.


Key dates KP21-digital

Open for online application: Sunday 10 January 2021 (Link to registration and payment is available on this site from 10 January)
Deadline application: Sunday 17 January 2021 at midnight

Selection completed: Thursday 4 February 2021
Selection notification: Monday 8 February 2021

Vernissage: Saturday 27 March 2021, 2pm to 5pm in Kunsthal Aarhus and online
Exhibition runs: Sunday 28 March to Sunday 25 April 2021 (see opening hours in the footer)

 

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