Open Call for VRHAM! 2019 – Virtual Reality & Arts Festival

Feb. 16, 2019

VRHAM! is Germany’s first artistic Virtual Reality festival. From June 7th to 15th, 2019, it will once again take place at Hamburg’s Oberhafenquartier, comprised of an extensive artistic program and complemented by a diverse series of talks. Whether interactive works, 360° films or installations in Virtual, Augmented or Mixed Reality: VRHAM is interested in unusual artistic approaches.

The theme of this year’s festival is “Dis:Solution”. To complement the theme, VRHAM is looking for artists to present their own interpretations of dis:solution and de:limitation, considering questions like ‘where do we cross borders?’ and ‘where do they blur?’ The festival is open to applicants who focus on a variety of media, material, political, physical or associative aspects, taking into consideration how VR experience relates to the subject of “Dis:Solution”.

This year’s open call covers three categories: the VRHAM! main program includes artistic VR/AR/XR works presented in specially designed spaces; Hamburg Emerging Artists presents Hamburg’s young VR artists to an international audience; and VRHAM! residencies through which two creative teams of up to three participants each can (further) develop innovative works in the field of Virtual Reality art and 360° film, accompanied by renowned international mentors.

The festival takes place in cooperation with Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein in the context of the North Sea Interreg project Create Converge.

Application Info
Deadline: Mar. 03, 2019

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