January 25, 2016 in All Opportunities, Composers, electroacoustic by mwhiteside

Radical dB Festival announces the 3rd international competition of sound art performance that will take place in Zaragoza, Spain on 2nd and 3rd of June 2016.

PRIZE per category : 400 euros.

The purposes of the competition are:
◦ To encourage emulation and exchange between international artists and local artists working in different fields of sound art performance (improvisation, live coding, circuit bending, electroacoustic performance etc…)
◦ To encourage innovation and experimentation in the field of sonic performance in relation with technology (digital or analogue, hi- or low-fi)

A Audio artist
B Multimedia artist
C Premio Etopia (to submit to Premio Etopia, you should live or must be born in Aragon, Spain; all other artists should submit in category A or B)

◦ The competition is open to any artist/ensemble working in the field of live performance with priority to sound (the performance may include video or any kind of media if needed).
◦ To submit to Premio Etopia, you should live or must be born in Aragon (Spain).

◦ The organizers of the festival will make a selection of 3 finalists in each category (except for Premio Etopia there will be 2 artists selected ).
◦ The competition concerts, included in the Radical dB festival will present all the finalists for each category. Selected artists will present a set of 20 minutes maximum.
◦ Each participant must apply on the submission form: http://radicaldb.es/concurso/inscripcion-submission
◦ The competition will provide a stereo PA system and will not accept multichannel project. Ensembles shall provide their own mixing system in order to send a stereo signal to the main control.
◦ The festival will provide accommodation and dinner for all the duration of the contest but will not support travel.
◦ The jury will be composed by internationally acclaimed artists. The jury will award one artist/ensemble in each category. The decision shall be final. The jury will announce the results during the Radical dB Festival on june 3rd

Prize :
◦ The winning artists in each category will receive 400 euros ( before taxes, and to be shared in case of an ensemble )
◦ Digital edition of a monografic álbum on Naucleshg.com for all winners and finalists.
◦ Interviews and radio broadcasting for all selected finalists on local and national radios.

◦ Submission deadline :  8th of february 2016
◦  Selected artists that will perform on the competition concerts will be announced by mid february 2016.

◦ The competition will take place at Etopia Center for Art and Tecnology, Zaragoza, Spain on 2nd and 3rd of June 2016

◦ Each submission of an application for the competition implies the acceptance of all the rules.
◦ Any questions regarding these regulations and their interpretation shall be clarified by Radical dB  team.