switch 2022: Open call to artists


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The annual switch event will take place this year from 30th October-6th of November, in Nenagh, Co Tipperary, Ireland. 

switch locates itself outside of the big city and locates itself in the rhythm of a smaller place.

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Inviting artists working with film / moving image / lens based Media, to consider an application for switch 2022 responding to the theme of Play.

switch began in 2008 showing eight works by eight artists in eight locations in Nenagh town centre. For the 13th edition of this event we are making again an open call to all artists working with film, lens based media and moving image to submit one work.

switch 2022 is eight works, eight locations, eight artists.

Scope of Proposal:

switch 2022 will be 8 lens based works by 8 artists.
These works will be installed in 8 different locations throughout the town centre of Nenagh and will run simultaneously from 4pm to midnight daily for one week.
The event itself will be accompanied by a small publication & a website.

You are invited to submit a proposal to show your lens based works. Please include a short statement describing your proposal and include a bio.


An artist fee of Euro 225 will be paid to each artist for the showing of the work. [Please note VAT charges may be applicable.]


Please send us your proposal to: switch.information@gmail.com.
Closing date for proposal: Friday 30th September 2022.

The work can be sent for viewing purposes as links to vimeo/youtube or via dropbox, wetransfer or alternative: quicktime movies & mp4’s work best.

some notes:

  • the installed videos will be shown without sound
  • the video works will be situated in the public sphere
  • works will be shown on a constant loop from 4pm to midnight every day of the week of 30th October -6th November 2022
  • exhibited works will be shown using a Media-player & a projector
  • the format of showing the work is by using large windows as projection screens.