Call for projects – City Sonic #14, international sound art festival 2017

Call for projects – City Sonic #14, international sound art festival 2017

Transcultures, interdisciplinary center for digital and sound cultures, is launching a call for projects for the 14th edition of its City Sonic – International Festival of Sound Arts, to be held in the city of Charleroi (Belgium) from 7 to 17 September 2017

Selection criteria

  • The call is open to any artist or group of artists (belgian or abroad)
  • Any work or artistic project already produced (or in the course of finalization) where the sound is taken as a raw material of creation or presenting an original aesthetic / poetic approach can be submitted to this call: installations / sound performances / multimedia / interactive / immersive, application, virtual reality, geolocation, connected devices,…
  • Particular attention will be paid to projects offering: an innovative approach, exploration of new forms of expression, personal/critical vision on various social/political/environmental issues …
  • Proposals for short (preferably one day or half a day) workshops (with children, youngsters in our Sonic Kids programme) around the sound can also be submitted.

Submission (mail only)

  • A complete file of your project (with links or visuals or current or previous sound pieces if relevant)
  • The expected budget for distribution or (co)production. Please add also any transportation costs (artist + artwork) and indicate if there is a possibility for external support on those transportation costs or not.
  • A complete technical sheet (including material and personnel requirements, estimated time for the set up/dismantling of the work)


City Sonic, Transcultures, City of Charleroi, Wallonia-Brussels Federation