Tuesday, 30 July 2013

Yuck 'n Yum - We need your Karaoke videos and other things‏

Dear Yuck 'n Yummers,

Its that time again the AGK is here, plus other dates and events you might be interested in.  We are now taking submissions for our fourth AGK Deadline 14th of October ; the Autumn issue submission deadline 23rd of August; and Impact Residency exhibition 28th of August. Get your diaries out and write down these dates. We really hope to see you at the Impact Residency exhibition and please SEND US YOUR KARAOKE VIDEOS.

1 - The Annual General Karaoke 4 announced /// Deadline 14th October 2013

AGK 2013 TEASER 2 from yucknyum on Vimeo.

There’s a rumble in the distance… small children are running away terrified… some old folks are saying that must mean the AGK is coming… we need to show courage and we need some crazy ideas…


Since 2010 the AGK has attracted the brightest and best artists from across Scotland and beyond, all competing for the coveted prize. It’s a karaoke night where YOU make the videos. Its a karaoke video competition! Some of you will just want to make a simple, beautiful video and perform it by yourself. Others might have high concept ideas, direct a spectacular CGI fest and choreograph a team of performers around it. Some will be shy and just want to make a video that is so tremendous it will have the audience fighting over the right to sing it. The AGK has room for them all!


We’re delighted to announce that this year we’re teaming up with NEoN, and the AGK will be part of the 2013 NEoN festival. The AGK will be held in Dundee on Saturday the 9th of November, and we need your video by October 21st at the latest.


The AGK champ gets all the fame and glory, and they get £300 too. Yes three whole hundred pounds! A whole £50 more than You’ve Been Framed offers for mistreating animals or children on video! More prizes will also be up for grabs, so watch this space.
Even if you're still feeling shy of ideas, don't fret! The AGK Archive has all the incredible videos from the last three years! Have all your queries answered at our AGK Helpdesk on Facebook! Check for regular updates on Twitter! We'll be all over the interwebs with 2013's most essential event: the AGK!

2 - Autumn issue submission deadline fast approaching /// 23rd of August 2013

The deadline for submission to the Autumn issue of YnY is Friday the 23rd of August. As always, we very much look forward to receiving your submissions. We've added a wee reminder of 'How to submit' , so please cast your eye over this before pressing send.

Yuck 'n Yum are hosting our Autumn 2013 edition launch in Aberdeen, watch this space for further details!

3 - Proof: An exhibition by Beatrice Haines/// 28th of August - 1st of September 2013

Yuck 'n Yum and the Hannah Maclure Centre are pleased to announce Proof the upcoming exhibition by Beatrice Haines the artist who was selected for our Impact Residency.  The exhibition will take place during the inaugural Print Festival Scotland which is part of Impact8 International Printmaking Conference, held this year in Dundee.

Beatrice has spent time in the Abertay forensic science lab and the print studio at Dundee Contemporary Arts to produce the works which will be on display in Proof.

Image from Laboratory exploration courtesy the artist

Each piece of work will be produced using materials commonly used in forensics. The exhibition aims to reveal the invisible, whether it be minute detail too small for the human eye or prints left from the surface of skin.

Open Wednesday 28th August – Monday 2nd September 2013

Week days: 10am – 5pm
Weekend: 12pm-4pm

Special event (as part of art crawl) on Friday 30th August 2013

Hannah Maclure Centre
Top Floor Student Centre
University of Abertay Dundee
1-3 Bell Street
T: 01382 308324
E: exhibitions@abertay.ac.uk


Hope to see you there!

Love from the Yuck 'n Yum team


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