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Thank you for all your video submissions.

All successful applicants will be listed on the KALEJDOSKOP EAST-WEST website on 29th July 2016



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 KALEJDOSKOP EAST-WEST is calling all artists, film-makers, creative practitioners and collectives of Western, Central, and Eastern European background to submit short videos responding to one (or more) of the following areas:

  • Fusion / To make manifest of the cultural diversity of contemporary urban realities, and intervene in everyday life, work and social conditions, with contemporary arts.
  • Collision / To provoke discussion, and be energised by the clash of ideas.
  • Translation / Of the ordinary experiences of life of Eastern/Central Europeans living in Western Europe and vice versa.
  • Adaptation / Illustrating different ways of adaptation through artistic practices – the use of arts as social intervention and as international relations.
  • Transition / Of contributing to a new impetus for cultural democracy in the city, and defining roles for art in the city’s development – on its own terms.

KALEJDOSKOP EAST-WEST is interested in your own interpretation of the above, with input of your cultural identity and artistic practice. We want to open a platform for local artists and communities to experience different narratives. The open call aims to initiate a dialogue between east and west through visual means ­­and social engagement.



DEADLINE: 30 June 2016


  • You can submit: video art, digital art, animation, spoken word, interviews, monologue, manifest, documentation, abstraction, experiment, performance art and happenings.
  • Non-English language works should have English subtitles at the time submitted if possible.
  • Up to three video submissions per person.
  • Films cannot exceed 5 minutes.
  • No Entry Fee.

Selected films will be premiered at FROM EAST TO WEST WITH LOVE Exhibition, at Glass Box, Coventry, United Kingdom on 1st October 2016.


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Fill in and Submit Online Entry Form

Send videos to film@kalejdoskopeastwest.org.uk via Dropbox or WeTransfer 

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