From October 2007 to February 2008, will take place the 3rd edition of Magmart | video under volcano, international videoart Festival. Magmart Festival is realized in partnership with CAM – Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, and with the patronage of the Province of Naples. Magmart festival’s online media sponsor is the art news portal ShaVis.com. Magmart festival’s broadcast media sponsor is the tv channel insu^tv. The Festival activity begins on October 10 with the publishing of the call for participation, and will end with final event, scheduled for February, 23/24 2008, at CAM: – on February 23, for the screening of 30 videos selected by Jury, in coordination with other artistic events; – on February 24, 2008, the selected videos – which become part of permanent collection of Museum – will be screened on loop for the Museum’s visitors.
The Festival is open to all international videoartists. Partecipation is free. The Festival is dedicated exclusively to videoart, and don’t suggest any particular theme. Between all submitted videos, will be done a final selection based on vote of a Jury composed by experts. The 30 selected artworks will become part of CAM permanent collection. All sended materials don’t will be return, and will be stored in the Festival’s archive like documentation. Sending the participation form, the artist accept fully the present rules. The Jury verdict is incontestable.
The artist accept that his/her own videos will be broadcasted online and offline, on site www.magmart.it and on tv channel insu^tv; he/she accept that, if selected, the video become part of permanent collection of CAM, and should be freely screened within Museum rooms. All the videos, selected or not, can be screened in any other place or event related to Festival, online or offline, with exclusion of any commercial use. Still-frame from videos can be freely used for the Festival communication, mentioning title and author of artwork.
All rights on videos remain property of author. The author assert, under his/her own liability, the complete right of use on used materials (images, sounds, videos) and that compose the artwork; the author undertake completely the liability for any breach of copyright laws. To participate is necessary fill out the form available online, on official website of Festival.
The omission, or the incorrect filling, of one or more parts of form itself, will involve the exclusion of video by selection of Jury. Will be accepted only the videos received within midnight of December, 31 2007. The shipment bill are on the back of author. The possible selection by Jury is in any case subordinate at an essential condition for the proclaim of winners: the author of selected video must send, via ordinary mail, and within midnight of January, 15 2008, the donation act to CAM of the copy of his/her own video, downloadable from official website of Festival.
This donation act don’t underlie in any way a transfer of right, but certify exclusively the willingness of author so that a copy of his/her own video artwork will be permanently keeped – and, with limitations above, utilized – in the permanent collection of CAM. Without this donation act, the videos will be rule out by group of 30 selected artworks, and replaced by those immediately subsequent in Jury’s ranking. Any author can participate with max 5 videos.
The jury is composed by: Giuseppe De Marco – Mediavox; Luca Magnoni – Journalist / Creative Director; Antonio Manfredi – Artistic Director of CAM; Arseny Sergeyev – Curator of Outvideo Festival; Enrico Tomaselli – Artistic Director of Festival