Open Call

Transoceanic Visual Exchange - TVE 2019

China Residencies

No Funding
Free / No Costs


We invite all artists practicing in the Caribbean, China and their diasporas to submit works completed in the last five years. Must be work from artists practicing in the Caribbean, China and their diasporas; Must be work that has been completed/made in the last five years; Can be films of any length (shorts, experimental, features and video artworks); Can be in any language (films originally produced in regional languages are welcome); Multiple submissions are welcome; Must be accompanied by a description of the work (500 words max), a bio (200 words max) and details of any technical requirements i.e. audio, installation, equipment required, preferred setting etc.; Works must be in the form of mp4 files no larger than 100MB, or private Vimeo / Youtube links (please provide passwords); Works must not have been submitted to previous editions of TVE;

Number of Participants

TVE will be a collection of recent artists’ films and videos from each region. However, the final shape and content of the programme will be informed by a community curatorial process in Barbados, Trinidad & Beijing, which aims to involve and promote discussion within the wider arts communities of each participating initiative.


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


October 01, 2019 - January 04, 2020


Installation Space


No meals

Public Programs



Animation, Cinematography, Conceptual Art, Digital Media, Documentary, Film, Immersive Experiences, Moving Image, Multimedia, Visual Arts


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Program Description

The Fresh Milk Art Platform, China Residencies, The Barbados Museum and Historical Society, I: project space, and Alice Yard are pleased to welcome submissions of recent film and video works – screenings, installations, new media and expanded cinema – by contemporary artists, to be included in the third edition of Transoceanic Visual Exchange (TVE), a series of programmes taking place this year between Barbados, China, and Trinidad & Tobago.

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