Deadline: Aug. 16, 2014 – IMAGINE THIS – Call for Entries – Int’l Juried Smart Device Show – Brooklyn, NY

IMAGINE THIS – Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coaltion (BWAC)’s Call for Entries to an international juried competition that celebrates imagination and creativity utilizing emerging apps, software, gadgets and technologies available on smart phones & smart devices.  These apps have opened up exciting new ways for creating extraordinary visions and imagery on devices that we carry around with us day and night.

Important Dates:
August 16th  – Final deadline – must be received by midnight August 16, 2014
Exhibition Dates: September 27 – October 26, 2014, BWAC Gallery, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NYC

Jurors: TBA

$1,500 in Cash Awards
BEST of SHOW GOLD: $500
BEST of SHOW SILVER: $300
BEST of SHOW Bronze: $200
Best Techniques Using Emerging Apps: $50 each

Emerging Apps:
Hipstamatic: Use of any combination of lens, films, multiple exposure in one of the most popular mobile photography apps on the market. (no tweaking with other apps).
Realistic B&W: What if Ansel Adams or Irving Penn owned an iPhone, this is where classic photography and new technology meet.
Realistic Color: Really? You took that with a camera phone? Be bold, be colorful but realism is the rule.
Grunge: Filters and textures rule, from vintage to steampunk.
Toy Camera: Shots taken with apps that remind us of cheap plastic lens cameras, who doesn’t love a good light leak. Apps include: Plastica, Pudding Cam, Retro Camera, LoMob, Classic Toy or any filter app that recreates the look.
App-tastic: Using multiple apps to create your own artistic vision, from filters apps to blending apps to working with layers, just go for it. (4 app minimum)
Digital Art: Oil Painting, Pastels, Pencil Sketching Cartoons, even Japanese Ink Block there’s an app for that including drawing apps like Sketchbook where you can let your imagination fly, no camera required.
HDR: Whether subtle or full blown HDR apps abound on the mobile platform.
Panoramas: Part of the iPhone native camera App, now there are many apps across all the mobile platforms to stitch great panoramas.
One Shot Wonder Apps: Apps that do ONE thing really well like Tiny Planets, Pixel Twister, Water My Photo, Loom.

Eligibility:
This call for submission is open to all creators working on smartphones and smart devices. All work must be captured and edited on a smartphone or a smart device.  All artwork must be original in concept, design and execution.
NOTE:  No image edited on a source other than a smartphone or smart device will be accepted.

Submissions and Fees:
Submissions between July 19th  and midnight, August 16th; $35 for up to seven (7) images, plus $3 for each additional image.
All submissions must be online during this period. All entries must be registered and received by midnight, August 16, 2014.

Submissions are on-line only  https://client.smarterentry.com/bwac

ONLINE PROSPECTUS: http://bwac.org/2014_shows/Fall%20Juried%20Shows/Imagine_This_2014_Prospectus%203-20.pdf

CONTACT/QUESTIONS:
Please direct all questionsto: imaginethis@bwac.org

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