V i d e o S o u n d A r c h i v e Season 5 Open Call


Rather than a standard festival or exhibition, we are calling for video and sound artworks (up to 10 minutes). To encourage a literal pause in life and ‘mindful use of this easily accessible medium’ by underscoring critical thought and creation. Leaning away from social media and insta- “content creation” (vanity metrics) we hope to allow a straightforward space without the unnecessary pressure of views/likes. 

Viewers will see a series of  “curated pauses,” -stills- that will live in each season’s archive. Each Artist will be highlighted and the still image will link to the corresponding Artist’s work. This is to encourage visibility in the Artist’s own environment. Rather than an Artist statement or bio, we will be conducting a series of micro interviews for each Artist who wishes to participate. This is to give a more in-depth and critical lens into their work and themes. 


*To apply to S5 send us an email at videosoundarchive@gmail.com by August 31st, 2022 11:59pm PT. 

Please include your name, one still, and one link to your video. Please read over our FAQ before submitting.

**Submitted works must include both your original video and sound in the same piece. If you are not the sole creator of the video and/or sound, please include any collaborators, and/or list public domain/open source.

***Works should be linked to either your website, vimeo or your preferred video platform. We will not be able to download any files.


We will continue to experiment and explore within these restructures. We appreciate your time and look forward to getting to know your work. 


Thank you and take care! 

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Expires: 2022-09-01


V i d e o S o u n d A r c h i v e


Los Angeles


10501 Wilshire Blvd. #2307 Los Angeles, CA 90024


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