Open call to MUU members, reply by 16 August 2020!

MUU Gala 2020 will be held 19-22 November 2020 in the refurbished MUU Centre for Contemporary Art at the Cable Factory. The invitation-only premiere will be held on Wednesday, 21 October 2020.

Organised once every two years, the MUU Gala is a review of video art and a sales event, and an important opportunity for MUU members to show their work to professionals in the field. The audience includes curators, directors, collectors as well as journalists and other professionals.

The previous MUU Galas were held at Cinema Orion in 2014, at Cultural Centre Caisa in 2016, and at the Botta house in 2018. Works featured in the gala have also been screened elsewhere in Finland and internationally.

MUU members can submit two video works for consideration. We give precedence to short videos of max. 10 minutes in duration and completed in 2017–2020. The selected works will be presented at two video screenings, each lasting about one hour.

The MUU Gala is curated by artists Timo Wright and Jani Ruscica.

Please note:

1) Submission fee is €20.00, to be paid before registration: account number FI30 8000 1070 4999 84 (BIC: DABAFIHH), reference: MUU Gaala

2) Online registration no later than on 16 August 2020 HERE

We only accept finished works – unedited footage will be rejected automatically. Works for the screening will be chosen by the curators. Artists selected for the gala will be notified by email in September.

For the selection process, we strongly advise you to submit your videos using Vimeo or some other streaming service. Insert a link to the video in the appropriate place in the application form. Also make sure that the link works and that you have supplied the password if the video is protected by one.

Note also that MUU will take a 30 percent commission from the net price of any sale of works in the MUU Gala selection.