Intermediate: An Open Call for Video Works


In conjunction with Disappearing—California, c. 1970: Bas Jan Ader, Chris Burden, Jack Goldstein and Tuesday Evenings: Films, the Modern’s education department is pleased to announce an open call for video works, Intermediate.

Submissions to Intermediate should interpret the work and inquiries of Bas Jan Ader, Chris Burden, and Jack Goldstein as they intersect with the exploration of non-narrative forms and the symbiotic relationship between performance art and documentation.

Selected works will be curated by the Modern's education department into a special screening to launch the Tuesday Evenings: Films  summer programming on June 11, 2019.

An artist evening, open to the public, with special invitations for Intermediate submitters, will take place on May 14 from 6 to 8 pm.


Submission Guidelines:
—Open call from March 22 to April 21, 2019
—Provide links for up to 3 video works (maximum 20 minutes per video) and include the works’ titles, dates, formats, and duration. Video files attached to e-mails will not be reviewed.
—E-mail links, information about the works, and contact details to, with ­­­­­­­­“Intermediate” as the subject.
—All entries must be received by 5 pm CST, April 21.
—Accepted artists will be notified via e-mail by May 17.


Disappearing—California, c. 1970: Bas Jan Ader, Chris Burden, Jack Goldstein is curated by Philipp Kaiser and organized by the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. The exhibition will be on view May 10 to August 11, 2019.

Tuesday Evenings: Films is a summer extension of the Tuesday Evenings at the Modern lecture series. This film-based weekly program runs through the summer months and strives to continue the consideration of ideas and issues pertaining to the art and architecture of the Modern, as well as to contemporary art in general.