Saturday, September 26, 2009

Head Cinema--Sleep, Dreams and Reality / Call to Artists

Head Cinema is a US (Art Outlet)/German (Der Kunstladen, The Art Shop) artists' swap meet showcasing German and US artists' explorations of dreams and dreaming.

The Art Shop artists will show us their dream stuff and Washington area artists will return the favor during a live webcam reception October 17, from 2-4 (EST) at the Capitol Skyline Hotel in SW DC's Skyline Lounge and Magnolia Room. (Tell your cousin in Mannheim to show up for a shout out!).

Art Outlet's reception will include dream performance by Floating Lab Collective, dream magic by David London with Jeramie Bellmay, and a performance TBA. Art by DC area artists will include audio, still photography and video about dreams broadcasted during the reception. DJ CJ Weaver will spin dreamy ambient tunes, and the Skyline Lounge will be pouring libations.

The Art Shop will feature a video tour of the 2 and 3-D art in the show, live performance, and recorded video about dreams.

Call to Artists - E-Mail Us Your Dreams!

We are seeking audio, video or still photography cell phone art that explores dreaming dreams, dream theory, the act of dreaming, etc.) to project during the reception and send to The Art Shop to show at future dates.
You may send jpeg images and/or 15 – 60 second audio (mp3) or videoclips (mpeg) about dreams no later than October 9, 2009. This is a curated exhibition with no registration fee.

Your digital files should not exceed 5MB. If larger, please use

E-mail us your dreams at Along with your submission, include your name, contact information (phone, email), the name of your piece, duration, medium, any credits you want us to include, and a short description.

About Der Kunstladen
The Art Shop (Kunstladen) began in 2004 to improve the cultural and social climate in the city of Mannheim and to aid in the viable and sustainable development of communities. This includes developing a network of art professionals. Like Art Outlet, The Art Shop is run by artists for artists and the community.

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