Alive in The Universe at The Aldeburgh Beach Lookout

ALIVE in the UNIVERSE is a philosophy of life. ALIVE in the UNIVERSE empowers our unique creativity, we transform it into something to benefit humanity. We do this through our livelihoods, our lifestyles and through art.

ALDEBURGH IDEAS presents ALIVE in the UNIVERSE at the Venice Biennale 2019 and invites all of us to express how it feels to be alive in the universe using 1 minute art-film, haiku, or other poetry.

By yourself or with friends, make a short art-film (from one second to one minute in length, excluding credits), expressing how it feels to be alive in the universe. and or, send us a favourite line of poetry, haiku or philosophical quote for inclusion in the project.

The theme, ALIVE in the UNIVERSE is especially pertinent now when people around the globe are experiencing unprecedented social, political and technological change, challenging our values, our creativity and our future.

ALIVE in the UNIVERSE brings us together as one human race in a fascinating universe.

Screenings:All films will be screened at the Aldeburgh Beach Lookout during 2018 (this historic Lookout is a catalyst for challenging, innovate 21st centuryideas); selected films will be screened at the Bermondsey Project Space (a contemporary art gallery in London, SE1 3UW) during 2018, and selected art-films at the Palazzo Pesaro Papafava in the heart of Venice, during the Venice Biennale in May, June 2019.

They are planning more screenings around the world for future years.

Submission Details:All digital video formats are welcome, preferably in 16:9 or square ratio.There is an admin fee of £20 per film for UK entries, payable online. Please email your film to via a large free file share system like or similar.Be sure to include your own name in the file name and include any other info (such as collaborator credits, release/permission forms etc) in a separate text file or covering noteEnsure you have clearance to use footage of people, words and any music you use.

Deadline for inclusion in the Aldeburgh Beach Lookout summer screenings is 29th June 2018.

Event name:
Alive in The Universe at The Aldeburgh Beach Lookout
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