Pulse Field
January 18-February 28, 2003
Sound-Art Gallery Installation, Exhibition and Archive
Call for works: Deadline for submission: October 15, 2002
Composers and sound artists are invited to submit original works for inclusion in the Pulse Field project at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia. This Sound-Art / Electroacoustic Music exhibition and archive will be curated by Douglas Kahn and will feature significant explorations in sound from all over the world, irrespective of aesthetic direction, technical means or cultural context.
The work of the selected artists will be featured in the exhibition, in a published CD-ROM catalogue created to document the project and will also become permanent items in the Pulse Field archive housed at Georgia State University. The catalogue will feature biographical information on featured composers and artists together with artistic statements and other relevant data.

Appropriate genres for submission include, but are not limited to:

electroacoustic music
acousmatic music
computer music
electronic music
ambient music
experimental music
experimental sound collage
articulated found sound

environmental sound
acoustic ecology
sound and video
sound and images *
sound and sculpture *
sound for installation *

...and so on...

Sound artists wishing to submit their work(s) must provide the following elements:

- biography and photo
- recording(s) of sound work(s) on DAT, Compact Disc, Video (MINI-DV), DVD, DA-88
- program note(s)
- artistic statement(s) of any length and form

* in the case of visual art works which feature sound as a integral element, documentation of the work may take several forms including video, photos and so on.

Whenever possible please submit supplemental information such as writings, graphics and photos in DIGITAL FORM on CD-ROM.
There is no limitation as to the number of works submitted, duration of the works or year of creation. Both published and unpublished works are welcomed. We are seeking a broad representation of the finest sound-art in the world from all genres. All submitted materials will become a permanent part of the archive and will be listed comprehensively in the catalog whether or not they are selected by the curators for inclusion in the Pulse Field exhibition.
Submitting artists are NOT required to attend the Pulse Field Exhibition to participate.

Contact for submissions and information regarding submissions:

Pulse Field
R. S. Thompson, Associate Professor
Center for Audio Recording Arts - CARA
School of Music, Georgia State University
P.O. Box 4097 Atlanta, GA 30302-4097 U.S.A.
Tel: 404-651-1731
Fax: 404-651-1583
E-mail: rsthompson@gsu.edu