Open Call Has Ended

Thanks to everyone who has submitted their ideas for Paradigm Electronic Arts 2017. 

The response has been huge! With over 50 applications in total.

Now the fun begins, reading through all these great ideas and finding out about your projects. We will be in touch as soon as we can to discuss further.

In the meantime, stay tuned for some big announcements on our events programme. 

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Excerpts from the comments book

It's took us a Paradigm some time to get over the madness of the exhibition, but now we are back into gear and thinking about next year's event. One job we've been meaning to do is write up all the amazing comments we received in our comments book and through social media. Some of the comments in the book were very hard to read, so we have maybe missed a couple out. 

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Joanna Lunonska - EROTIC KALEIDOSCOPE

The landscape of the body is forced to abstraction through repetition in a never-ending geometric kaleidoscope of form. Finding sexual shapes in the body which is not so obvious at first sight, shifting the focus from erotic to geometric. The subtle body shots not only express the desire for perfection but are exploring the mystery which is present in the work.

This series utilises black and white photography which have been manipulated digitally to create intoxicating visual forms.

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Kamil Salawa – pu$$y pILLow

pu$$y pILLow is an interactive pussy, in a pillow. So it’s like 2in1 but even better. Try to get touchy with it and you’ll trigger the reaction. Exactly the reaction you’d expect from getting a bit too touchy touchy with the pussy. pu$$y pILLowis waiting for you to explore it.

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Dave House - Rewind

The disorientation felt in a club or at a festival can be both wonderful and disconcerting. When we leave that other world behind, what lingers in our personal and collective memory?

From utopian roots to sprawling commodification, dance music has a rich history. With many musicians examining, dismantling and reconfiguring the scene from within, Rewind considers the social and creative space that dance music inhabits.

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Joanna Lubonska - Plastic Vortex

Plastic Vortex emerges as an immersive environment consisting of 300 spheres made up of 30,000 plastic cups. Through her work Joanna brings to our attention to fact that we live in an age of mass production. The throwaway society we belong to produces an ever-increasing, uncontrollable amount of plastic waste that piles up in our landfills and seas. 

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Alan Brown - Inside/Out

Inside/Out is an installation which explores ideas around perception, imagination and the fear of the unknown. 

A wooden shed-like structure stands within an empty space. It is constructed from lengths of timber and plywood and on the front is a heavy door, which is secured with many latches, padlocks and bolts. The wooden box is roofless and surrounding the top is a metal cage and barbwire. 

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