Friday, July 13, 2007

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.

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:

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

WOW finaly a festival that reflects our diversity.
Congrats to the organisors!