Flickering Stone | A HIDDEN Moving Image Award
We are pleased to announce that submissions are now open for FLICKERING STONE, an exhibition of video and moving image art that will be exhibited as part of HIDDEN - A Rookwood Sculpture Walk. This is a new component to HIDDEN.
We invite established and emerging artists, artists from culturally diverse backgrounds, and artists with an interest in heritage to apply.
The Trust is interested in exhibiting video and moving image art that responds to themes surrounding the Rookwood site, such as history, culture, remembrance and love. This could include grief, loss, mourning, spirituality, the environment, and different cultural beliefs around burial and memorialisation. end of life and how cemeteries could look in the future.
AWARDS valued at over $2,000
Flickering Stone Award - Valued at $1,000 USD
The Trust is offering a non-acquisitive award of $1,000USD for one artist. All artists that are selected into FLICKERING STONE 2018 will be eligible for this award. The successful artist will be selected by Sean Morris (Director of Square1 Studios, Curator and Collector of video art). The award recipient will be announced at the HIDDEN launch on 1 September 2018.
Peacock Gallery HIDDEN Moving Image Awards - $500 AUD each
Cumberland City Council is offering two non-acquisitive awards of $500 each to two artists who have a connection to Western Sydney. Artists wishing to be considered for this award must select this option on the application form and identify their connection as either living, working or studying in Western Sydney. The themes of Flickering Stone must still be addressed in the submitted work. The recipients of these awards will be selected by Sean Morris (Director of Square1 Studios, Curator and Collector of video art) and will be announced at the HIDDEN launch on 1 September 2018.
Judge - Sean Morris
Having originally trained as an interior designer, Sean Morris is an artist, collector, curator and Director of Square One Studios in Alexandria. He was a speaker for the 2015 panel on collecting video art for dLux Media Arts, and has been a judge for Wollombi’s 'Sculpture in the Vineyards' award exhibition.