20/92 Video Festival Call for Entries

The Icebox Project Space at Crane Arts is pleased to announce the 20/92 Video Festival Call for 2017.

The 20/92 Video Festival is a rare opportunity to exhibit your work in a gallery environment, at unique scale and format. Located in Philadelphia, PA, The Icebox Project Space is one of the largest exhibition spaces in the city at nearly 5,000 sq.ft., and has a dedicated projection system which allows for a continuous image to be cast upon its eastern wall, at a maximum size of 20’ x 92’ with a resolution of 3646 x 768. Submissions will be juried by Icebox directors Timothy Belknap and Ryan McCartney.

For the 2017 20/92 Video Festival we are accepting video entries with no category restrictions. Please keep in mind:

-Videos should be no more than 15 minutes in length

Submissions may be of any ratio format, but preference will be given to those that utilize the full 3646 x 768 resolution of the system. Common file formats are supported (mov, mp4, avi, but not flv)

-BE AWARE that acoustics in a space this large are unpredictable, and speech frequently becomes inaudible due to echo. For this reason we do not recommend submissions that are dependent on dialogue.

Works Selected for the 2017 20/92 Video Festival will be screened on the 9th, 10th and 11th of March from 12-6pm, with a reception March 9th from 6-9pm


To enter, click here

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You Can Curate!

  • The Icebox
  • Second Thursday Reception: Dec 10th, 6 pm - 9 pm
  • Wednesday-Saturday 12-6pm
  • Free & Open to the Public

Finally, the moment you’ve all been waiting for….The You Can Curate! entries have been collected, and our juror, Sean Robert Fitzgerald, has selected the winner of this year’s competition. Local artist Matt Giel’s entry has been chosen to be exhibited at full scale in the Icebox Project Space. Come join us on December’s Second Thursday, the 10th, from 6 pm to 9 pm to check it out.

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Victory For Tyler

  • The Icebox
  • April 1, 2015 - April 26, 2015
  • OPENING RECEPTION:  Saturday, April 11, 2015, 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday - SUNDAY 12-6pm


2015 Victory for Tyler Juror:  Anthony Elms
Anthony Elms joined ICA as Associate Curator in 2011. He organized White Petals Surround Your Yellow Heart (2013) which presented the work of artists engaged with clothing, adornment, and self-presentation, and served as the organizing curator for Stefan Sagmeister The Happy Show (2012). He is also a writer and editor of the publishing imprint WhiteWalls Inc. Elms’s writings have appeared inAfterall, Art Asia Pacific, Art Papers, Artforum, Cakewalk, May Revue, Modern Painters, New Art Examiner, and Time Out Chicago. He has written essays for many catalogues and edited collections including Cosey Complex (Koenig Books) and the forthcoming Irena Knezevic: Here Comes the Darkness (Illinois State University). He has independently curated many exhibitions, including:Interstellar Low Ways (with Huey Copeland); A Unicorn Basking in the Light of Three Glowing Suns (with Philip von Zweck); and Sun Ra, El Saturn & Chicago’s Afro-Futurist Underground, 1954-61 (with John Corbett and Terri Kapsalis), which traveled to ICA in 2009. Having received both a BFA and MFA, as an artist, Elms has been included in projects exhibited at Gahlberg Gallery (Glen Ellyn), Mandrake (Los Angeles), Randolph Street Gallery (Chicago), and VONZWECK (Chicago), among other places. Previously he worked at Gallery 400 at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and before that the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago. He was a co-curator of the 2014 Whitney Biennial.

2015 Victory for Tyler Artists
Lindsey Bain, MFA 2011, Fibers and Materials Studies; Paula Cahill, BFA 2009, Painting and Drawing; Lyla Duey, BFA 2010, Painting and Drawing; Raphael Fenton-Spaid, BS 2008/MFA 2014, Art Education/Painting and Drawing; Cheryl Harper, BFA 1988, Printmaking; Ken Hill, BFA 2007, Painting and Drawing;Alexa Hoyer, MFA 2005, Sculpture; Terrance James, BA 2011, Art; Carmichael Jones, BFA 2013, Glass; Kerry Kolenut, MFA 2009, Photography; James Labold, BFA 2004, Glass; Carla Lombardi, MFA 1995, Ceramics; Fabian Lopez, MFA 2009, Painting and Drawing; Gabriel Martinez, MFA 1991, Photography;Colleen McCubbin Stepanic, MFA 2003, Painting and Drawing; Angela McQuillan, BFA 2010, Painting and Drawing; Nathaniel Mell, BFA 2012, Glass;Amanda Nardone, BFA 2014, Glass; Jacqueline Nowakowski, BFA 2013, Sculpture; Carol Petino, BFA, 1982, Painting and Drawing; Heather Phillips, BFA 2008, Photography; Nicole Salnikov, BS 2014, Architecture; Kirsten Ullrich, MFA 2005, Painting and Drawing
Victory for Tyler is a biennial, juried exhibition organized by the Tyler Alumni Association in partnership with the Tyler School of Art and Temple University.

The exhibition is hosted at the Icebox gallery at the Crane Arts building. The Icebox Project Space, a single, uninterrupted 5,000 square-foot room, is located in the Crane Company Building at 1400 North American Street in Philadelphia. It is the largest and one of the most exclusive gallery spaces in the Philadelphia region. For additional information on Victory for Tyler please contact Molly Clark Davis, Director of Alumni Relations at 215.926.2226 ormolly.clarkdavis@temple.edu.

Victory for Tyler Sponsors
Special thanks to Victory Brewing Company, Crane Arts and PECO for their support of Victory for Tyler.
Past jurors have included
2013 – Victory for All; Juror Paulina Pobocha
2011 – Works on Paper; Juror Robert Storr and Posters; Juror Luba Lukova
2009 – Sculpture; Juror Sarina Basta
2007 – Painting; Juror Jenelle Porter

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20/92 Open Video Call

  • The Icebox Project Space
  • Submission Deadline: August 31st, 2013 midnight- NO ENTRY FEE
  • Screening: September 26th, 2013, 6 - 9pm

Juried by: Tim Belknap and Ryan McCartney, co-directors at the Icebox Project Space

Announcing The 20/92 Open Video Call for a juried one night video screening to consist of up to sixty videos, each one minute in length. All submissions will be formatted to fit the Icebox Projection System, which casts a continuous image at 20’ x 92’. The 20/92 Video Call Screening will take place September 26, from 6-9pm, with all concession sales and donations directly supporting the collaborative efforts of Title Magazine, The Nicola Midnight St. Claire, and McCartney/Belknap projects in the upcoming “Citywide” exhibition this November.

Videos must be no more than 60 seconds in total length. One submission per person.

The Icebox Video Projection System has the capacity to project a continuous image 20ft H x 92ft W and we encourage you to work within this ratio 1:4.5 or split screen ratio 2:4.6.

Please shoot accordingly

Please submit by emailing your name and a link to your video via YouTube or Vimeo to: exhibitions@cranearts.com

All selected videos will receive a reply email to address format and delivery of video

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