“In days of isolation, sharing thoughts is therapeutic.”
Floating Projects’ newest video-zine project D-Normal/V-Essay (Dn/Ve) will issue quarterly video-zines. As kick-off experiments, the first three issues will be uploaded on-line from Dec 2020 to Jun 2021, publishing outstanding submissions from our 3 rounds of open call video-essay competitions. Each video zine issue will be augmented by selections from Floating Projects’ media archive.
D-Normal/V-Essay (Dn/Ve) Open Call Round 1 (2020Fall) has already begun! Without admission fees and suitable for all, apply now and share your thoughts! The best video essay will be awarded for $2000HKD and exhibited in D-Normal/V-Essay online video zine.
First round Open Call (2020Fall)
Submission Method: via online submission system： http://d-normal-v-essay.floatingprojectscollective.net/
Deadline: 2020.12.01 / 23:59 HKT
Result Announcement / Video zine #1 launched for on-line viewing: 2020.12.31
Dn/Ve seeks to augment the virtual world as a platform with rich potentials and distinct affordances, subsequently to facilitate the exchange of beliefs, art-making, communication, the generation of new spaces of articulation, and the cultivation of new modes of expressions.Through stretching the idea of a video essay, this on-line video zine+gallery gathers work submitters and visitors to form an accommodative community that innovates artistic and communicative vocabularies.
For more details, please welcome to our official website: http://d-normal-v-essay.floatingprojectscollective.net/
Video-essay as a long-term movement | Cross-genre videography | Videography as the performance of selves and consciousness in real space | Video as art/literary/moving image criticism | Video as the integration platform for documentation, demonstration, argumentation, and reportage | Opening the black box of media/machine art | Believe in art |