XII INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CULTURAL EXPRESSIONS OF THE NEW GENERATION
PROYECTO POSH 2019
To everyone who currently develops specific art projects such as, literary, audiovisual and cinematographic, performing, visual and plastic arts, urban art, architecture, fashion design and textile crafts, music, public speaking and extreme sports, to participate in the XII International Festival of Cultural Expressions of the New Generation “PROYECTO POSH 2019”, to be held between the 13th and 17th of 2019, in the city of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico, aimed at the visibility and promotion of new talents, art drafts and culture of the new generation.
Those interested in this call will meet the following criteria:
I- All artists, producers, architects, artisans and creators over 18 years of age, of any nationality who request registration of their original proposals in any of the following categories may participate:
Visual and plastic arts, which include those expressions in any category of their techniques related to painting, drawing, engraving, sculpture and photography. free-style and the following specifications:
For painting, engraving and drawing: each project will consist of a maximum of 5 pieces, with a maximum size of 100 centimeters per side, with a maximum weight of 4 kilos per framed piece.
For sculpture, each project will consist of a maximum of 3 pieces, each with a maximum of 130 centimeters high, 80 centimeters wide and 80 cm thick, with a maximum weight of 20 kilos;
For photography, each project will consist of a maximum of 5 pieces, color and black and white collections may be submitted; no specific focus or size, with a maximum weight of 4 kilos per framed piece.
Urban art, in any of its categories, which will be displayed on a wall of public spaces designated by the Instituto Tuxtleco de Arte y Cultura, during the festival’s dates, related to “History, Myths and Legends of the Zoque Culture ". Each participant must carry out their own research and sketch design in accordance with the topic.
Audiovisual and cinematographic arts, which include those expressions in any of its categories referring to short, medium and full-lenght film in any of its manifestations of fiction, documentary and video art, in any technique and genre; as well as real-time visual expressions (VJ´s) and video mapping projects. Each artist may apply for up to 3 projects.
Performing arts, which include those expressions referring to theater, street theater, dance, juggling, monologue, stand up and ritual performance. Each project must have a minimum duration of 20 minutes and a maximum duration of 90 minutes. Each project may have the number of artists it deems necessary, in case of including live music, it is not necessary to register the project under the category of musical arts.
Literary arts, which include those expressions in any category of their techniques referring to: poetry, narrative and essay. Publishers and cultural magazines may also participate for presentation and exhibition. If it is a project in a foreign language, it must be registered along a Spanish translation.
Fashion design and textile crafts, must display original designs using textiles from popular cultures from anywhere in the world, with a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 20 pieces per project.
Applied Architecture Contest, presenting a comprehensive architectural project following guidelines to be published on www.proyectoposh.com in the near future.
Extreme sport, in the category of Roller, Skate and Bmx. Participants do not require prior registration as this will be carried out personally on the first day of the festival.
Public speaking contest, following guidelines to be published on www.proyectoposh.com in the near future.
Electronic music, which includes all original productions of electronic music following guidelines to be published on www.proyectoposh.com in the near future.
Music in various genres, which include all original ideas created and performed by groups or solo, following guidelines to be published on www.proyectoposh.com in the near future.
II. The Production Team of the XII International Festival of Cultural Expressions of the New Generation “Proyecto Posh”, in collaboration with the artistic projects selection board, will choose 240 projects, comprised of up to 50 original plastic and visual arts projects, up to 25 original urban art projects, up to 30 audiovisual arts and cinematography projects; up to 20 performing arts projects; up to 20 literature projects; up to 15 and fashion design and textile crafts projects; up to 40 architecture projects, up to 10 electronic music projects; up to 10 music projects in various genres and up to 20 participants in the speech contest. In case of extreme sport tournaments, participants will be integrated into tournaments depending on quota. All projects will have an exhibition or presentation space in one of the stages and venues during the festival's dates.
For those artistic disciplines referred to in section II. in subsections g), i), j) and k), a call will be issued separately and will be subject to different dates of opening and closing registration. Non-issuance of any of them will subtract the number of projects admitted in the previous paragraph.
III. Visual and plastic arts: photograph of the work in Jpg format. (each file must be titled with both work’s name and the artist’s), link to the artist (social media where applicable), technical sheet. In all cases, you must specify space and assembly needs.
Urban art: 3 current photographs of previous creations, in Jpg format, sketch or justification of the proposal, technical sheet and work’s commentary. Link to the artist (social media where applicable).
Audiovisual arts and cinematography: Synopsis or description of the work, duration, sample (Advance, photograms, Youtube link, mpeg video format, avi or mov), link to the artist (social media).
Performing Arts: Description of stage presentation, specifying its classification for the type of audience to which it is intended (indicate precisely if your work has violent, sexual content or that could be offensive to some type of audience); Description must also specify duration, number of people involved in the project, scene photographs (jpg.) and a video presentation, link to the artist (social media where applicable).
Literary Arts: Example of narrative text and essay text, no longer than 2 pages, in the particular case of poets, they must send a file including 5 poems; in all cases using Word or PDF format, as well as the artist's curriculum.
Fashion design and textile crafts: Description of the project, sketches of the designs in jpg format. And a technical sheet displaying clothing elements.