Genius Loci Weimar is an annual festival for site-specific audiovisual art, especially façade, space and object projections. The festival combines the historical spirit of Weimar and the contemporary technique of video mapping, a projection technique that incorporates the object into the image design, giving objects multi-layered dimensions and audiovisual narratives.
Through the international competition, the Genius Loci Weimar Festival offers an inventory of current video mapping productions worldwide. As a meeting place for the international video mapping scene, the festival attracts culturally interested audiences from the fields of architecture, media art, design, performing arts and fine arts to Weimar. With almost 50,000 visitors, the festival is one of the highlights of the Weimar Summer.
Applicants have until the 14th of June to apply with a 30 sec video clip for the projection of one of the following locations in Weimar: Marstall , Goethe- und Schiller-Archiv and Altenburg.
Once again this year we are expressly encouraging makers of short films, motion graphic artists and video and film artists of all backgrounds and genres to apply for the selected locations through the medium of their disparate visual aesthetics, animation techniques and narrative concepts.
The three winning artists will be awarded prize money totaling € 45,000 for the realisation of a 05–10 min high-resolution audio-visual production, to be presented during the festival as a video mapping on the respective facade.
Competition regulations and detailed informations about the locations on https://www.genius-loci-weimar.org/en/call-for-competition-2020/.
Deadline: Saturday 2 January 2021 at 23:00h
Deadline: Sunday 28 July 2019 at 12:00h
Deadline: Thursday 16 July 2020 at 12:00h