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The IDB Cultural Center announces the 2010 Call for Proposals for the V Inter-American Biennial of Video Art

The Cultural Center of the Inter-American Development Bank announces the call for proposals for the V Inter-American Biennial of Video Art to be held in December 2010 at the IDB Cultural Center Gallery in Washington, D.C.

The objectives of the competition are 1) stimulate the creative use of video, and encourage Latin American and Caribbean artists to use their abilities to formulate original and imaginative proposals with the help of video technology; and 2) broaden the discussion of factors that affect the social, cultural and economic environments of Latin American and Caribbean countries.

Three cash awards (First $4,000; Second $3,000; and Third $2,000) and two Honorable Mention with $1,000 each will be awarded by an international jury.

Deadline to enter the video art competition is July 31, 2010. Selected entries will be announced in October 2010 and the winners will be announced at the opening of the exhibit in December 2010. The international Video Circuit of the Biennial (nearly 25 venues) through North and South America, and Europe will start in 2011.

See guidelines, in English, Spanish, French and Portuguese, for information about prizes, video format, registration, video shipment and other conditions.

For more information about the IDB Cultural Center visit www.iadb.org/cultural