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Mobile Symphonies Exhibition – Call for Entries – Reminder!, together with Jane Schultz and Peter Wilkin from Edit From The Soul and @ig_artistry, are thrilled to launch a joint Call to Exhibit – we can’t wait to see your entries – hurry don’t miss the deadline!

The Theme: Mobile Symphonies

There is no doubt that Music can inspire the art that we create. It can touch us deeply, stir our emotions and tap into parts of us that words alone cannot reach. In a matter of seconds it can draw us in and completely change our mood with its rhythms, colours, shapes, textures, and tones.

For many mobile artists their artistic practice hovers on the borderline of painting, photography and music. This paradox relates to the sublime, the experienced greatness of something. Verbal expression of such moments is often impossible and, in order to grasp their essence, we turn to our art.

Our new Mobile Symphonies Exhibition will explore the influence music has upon your digital art. We hope to feature digital paintings and photographs that have been moulded into complex experiences relevant to our theme, drawing a direct connection in the minds of the viewers.

Our Exhibition will feature juried selected images, focusing on the connection between music & visual art. Music that is instantly recognisable within the image will be selected, representing a pure and honest connection. It is the collaboration of music and digital art that is explicit in this exhibition, raising awareness and eliciting empathy for matters at stake, one that our visually literate audience will surely adore and aspire to.

Each image will be juried by our members including Gina Costa, Clint Cline, Lorenka Campos as well as the organisers, Jane Schultz, Joanne Carter and Peter Wilkin

The Call

We invite you to create a maximum of 3 images in homage to or in the spirit of an iconic song, piece of music or album. All images must be captured and edited with mobile devices only, and must be your own work (i.e., they may not incorporate stock or other art created by someone else). The selected images will be chosen by an esteemed jury and exhibited on TheAppWhisperer’s prestigious online gallery. All proceeds of the call will go to Save Our Venues, a Music Venue Trust that represents independent UK music venues who are being devastated financially as a result of the current lockdown.

We can’t wait to see what kind of music inspires your art.

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To Enter:

Entry Fee: £10 suggested. Give what you are able here.

Then, request to join our FB group here to post your images for consideration by the jury. Tell us in your caption about the song, composition or album associated with your images.

Deadline: July 13, 2020 Midnight Eastern Time

Artists retain all copyrights to their images.

Images submitted may be used and modified for promotional and other purposes related to the Call or Exhibition.

Artists must hold all rights to the images submitted.

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website—— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said. Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London. Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art. Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK. She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: [email protected]