Foundation for Emerging Technologies and Arts

FETA Prize in Sound Art 2019 Call for Works

The FETA Prize in Sound Art was established in 2013 to promote a broad range of contemporary American sound and installation arts.  Artists working within the sonic arts such as sound installation, sound sculpture, sound poetry, soundscape, robotics, net art and similar may submit one work each for consideration. This year, works that mediate any language in any way are particularly encouraged. The prize is open to any individual of any age who is a permanent resident or citizen of any North, Central and South American country. All submissions must be anonymous. The prize will include $1,000 USD, feature spread on the FETA website and presentation of the wining work at the Emerson Dorsch Gallery in Miami, FL*.


Submit your work here:


Submission fee: $10



November 15, 2019                             Electronic submissions deadline

December 15, 2019                             Prize Announcement


Judging Procedure:

A committee of three preliminary judges selects 5 finalists. The recommendations are forwarded to the main judge who selects a single winner. The finalists and winner are announced.


About FETA:

Foundation for Emerging Technologies and Arts (FETA) is an organization established to cultivate composition, performance, production, and research of emerging electronic music, art and multimedia forms. FETA seeks to expand our understanding of the world around us through exploration and promotion of novel expressions that fuse arts with technologies. FETA’s programs have included the FETA Fests, Street Fest,  12 Nights of Electronic Music and Art series, Acoustica 21 series, SofIA, cybermusik.com and FETA@Miami Children’s Museum.


For more information contact us at matthusen@fetafoundation.org


2018 JAIME OLIVER LA ROSA (Peru): Caracoles IV


2016 MICHAEL BOYD (USA): Confessional

2015 BRYAN JACOBS (USA): Subwhistle
2014 NICOLAS BERNIER (Canada): frequencies (synthetic variations)
2013 TED APEL (USA): Call & Resonance

*The work will be presented for 2 continuous weeks in 2020, given that such presentation is realistic. Exact dates will be decided in tandem with the gallery. The winner will be responsible for shipping the work to Miami and the gallery will ship the work back.

With the support of Foundation of Emerging Technologies and Arts, Emerson Dorsch Gallery, Harold Golen Gallery and the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners.


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