CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS T0 AFROPOETS AND ARTSYARD
Afropoets (http://afropoets.tripod.com) and artsyard http://artsyard.tripod.com (to be launched in November 2001) are two new websites currently accepting submissions from artists and poets. The listing is free. For inquiries email to email@example.com but email your jpg image submissions for both sites to: firstname.lastname@example.org, text attachments to your email should be in Microsoft Word; include a short bio. An artist statement and a picture of your face will work. You can also submit your URL for Link but we encourage exchange of links. We welcome original creations and as well as scholarly works. Your submission may be in form of a Portfolio of works, Reviews, Interviews or an Essay. We charter for the internet public but we expect the sophisticated audience. This is why we ask for the best works from you.
DESCRIPTION OF THE SITES:
ARTSYARD: Cyber Colony for the Arts
Artsyard provides temporary and permanent residencies to professionals in the arts in any part of the world. Room and board is free to the resident artists. Scholars, Aestheticians, Art Writers, Curators, Art Educators, Multidisciplinary Artists, and others with Inter-Arts Experience are equally welcome to the colony.
The ulterior interest of this colony is to promote networking among the residents. In fact, it is our hope that residents will continue with collaborations outside the cyberspace. Yes, the Yard expects the resident's interaction with other residents that will result to creation of art works, publications, performances, oral presentations, or other professional contributions to the arts. Artsyard has Links Café, Bulletin as well as Arts Exchange Worldwide where you can auction, rent or trade in your piece, idea, or service.
Celebrates the Diversity of Works by Poets of Africa and African Diaspora.
Are you a poet or a writer on poets of African descent? Contact the Afropoets curator at email@example.com with your best works. Afropoets is interested in all kind of poetic arts produced by all peoples of African descent- from classical to avant-garde poetry, from dramatic monologue to oral poetry, from artlyric (poetry-inspired art) to the poetics of the arts, and from continental Africa to the Diaspora Europe, America and the Caribbean. Afropoets has Announcement section (listing is free), and URL link exchange. Also featured on this site is the visual art of Barthosa Nkurumeh.
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