Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Spain wants your films

The Observatory Archives are intentional in nature and organized around specific themes, bringing together material that supports a critique of contemporary culture through different approaches such as video art, independent documentary and mass media archeology.

Although the archives include many different kinds of works, they all share a commitment to free expression, and reflect upon our individual and collective fears and pleasures. Together, they create a multifaceted vision, thousands of small eyes probing and exploring our world and proclaiming other possible worlds. A discourse that values heterogeneity, plurality, contradiction and subjectivity; an antidote to the cloning and repetition of corporate mass media. In the 15 years of OVNI's existence, the Observatory Archives have grown to include more than 2000 projects.

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The call for works is open to all themes within the areas of independent documentary, video art and media archaeology. The Observatory Archives thematic areas include these

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