GFest- GayWise LGBT Arts Festival 2007 – Call for Submissions

>gayWise logoGFest – Gaywise LGBT Arts Festival aims to provide a unique platform for Queer Arts principally created by Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) artists from a variety of diverse backgrounds.

The festival, which will take place in November, will present the work in a creatively safe, stimulating and artistically challenging manner. It also offers the unique opportunity to showcase the artwork in London, a culturally rich and vibrant city with a world renowned artistic heritage. The venues for Gfest will be announced soon on the GFest website.

GFest is supported by various LGBT voluntary / community organisations in London (including LGBT History Month) and is organised and managed by Wise Thoughts. The Artistic Director is Niranjan Kamatkar.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
GFest- gayWise LGBT Arts Festival 2007 is looking for LGBT artists to take part in the festival. You are invited to submit you work to the festival’s organisers. A Selection Panel comprising of experienced & accomplished artists / impresarios will meet in beginning of September 07 to finalise the programming.

The deadline for submissions is 17 Aug 2007.

The festival consists of showcases in 3 main artistic strands. Please submit your entries online by clicking on the links below:
Short Films screening – If you have made an LGBT related short film, (up to 25 minutes max) or are in the process of making one.
Visual Arts Exhibitions – If you are an LGBT visual artist who has a unique LGBT focused art work (2 dimensional or 3 – dimensional including sculptures) to exhibit.
Performing Arts Events – If you are an LGBT performance artist or have a queer performance piece ready.

For more details about the festival, visit:
www.gaywisefestival.org.uk

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