- Contemporary Dance Video Works.

International Open Call:

Seeking short contemporary dance video works for an international art gallery exhibition at Takhman 28 in Udaipur called ViDEOSKiN II.

The show will run from April 15 - 20.

Opening reception April 15, 2021.

The theme is “skin”; as a metaphor; race, representation, surface, canvas, boundary, home, clothing, a hide, screen, an organ, etc.

Looking for films/video works that push boundaries through form or content, and work made for the gallery. Welcoming short films/video works for ViDEOSKiN - contemporary dance video-art, experimental dance films, dance and new media videos, dance animation, videodance productions, biographical or documentary videos, dance on camera, etc. for application.

This is an exhibition opportunity in an art gallery and not a contest.

Application process:

- Describe your contemporary dance video work in a one paragraph artist statement, explaining how it fits the curated ViDEOSKiN theme.
- Additionally, include a one paragraph bio of the main artist (filmmaker/choreographer/dancer, etc.). Optional: other participating artists’ bios.
- Only shorts will be taken into consideration, the preferred maximum length is 30 minutes and under.
- Please do not submit documentation of a dance piece or live stage performances unless you are sure it meets the thematic criteria.
- Include the duration, year, participating artists, medium and previous showings of the work in your proposal.
- Mention if the work is published online. (Preference will be given to work which is currently not available online.)
- Include 1 (one) still image from your film which, if selected can be used for promotional purposes, include all artist credits.
- Ensure your film/video follows the proper protocol for copyright: The applicant must declare that they have obtained all necessary rights and permissions to present the film/video work. The filmmaker/artist must own or have cleared copyright of all aspects of the submitted work. This includes all music and images used. The curator, Takhman 28 and Hinge Arts Projects accept no responsibility, financial or otherwise, in regards to clearing copyrighted material.
- Optional: testimonies, and other useful information. Please don’t send any CVs.
- Submissions will close on: April 10, 2021.


- Seeking work which is provocative and innovative without being pornographic.
- Preference will be given to work produced in the past two years.
- Selected artists will be requested to send the video work by file transfer for the exhibition.
- Video submissions and showing is voluntary, but artists, their funding and/or sponsorship will be respectfully acknowledged by the curator, Hinge Arts Projects and Takhman 28.

Overall Rating
  • Kylie Thompson

    Thank you for selecting my film. Some facebook promotion was appreciated. However, I did not receive any personal communication via email from the festival. I was not able to attend in person, but regardless I wish there had been more of a personable connection with the festival coordinators.

    February 2019
  • Great Film Festival, highly reccomended

    December 2018
  • Slava Mladenova

    Great festival! Very well organized.

    December 2018
  • Michael Lyons

    Thank you for supporting experimental film!

    December 2018
  • Robin Bisio

    Very exciting concept and amazing to be a part of such a Northern experience from Southern California

    December 2018