Call for soundscapes & earmaginations

soundscapes & earmaginations [silent videos]
CLOSED for 2024

FLOOD seeks audio and video for presentation on-site at Angels Gate Cultural Center on June 1. Programs will premiere online June 9.

These programs offer two ways to respond to sound experience:
soundscapes (long & short form) audio tracks.
earmaginations [silent videos] up to 3 minutes in length

Submissions accepted February 14 – April 1.
Artist notification by April 8.

Michael Mersereau, Earmaginations 2020


For Artists new to soundpedro

  • Start by reviewing the Participate page.
  • It is important that artists understand that soundpedro is a sound art event and not a music event. To know the difference, see Participate page.
  • It is helpful to view and read the soundpedro website in order to become familiar with our programming:
    Explore past seasons and learn about the location.
  • If you are local, we encourage you to visit Angels Gate Cultural Center in person.
  • Review the FAQ & FUQ page. Refer to “Participating and Interested Artists” section.

For all Artists

  • Review past soundscape and earmaginations programs on the past seasons pages.
  • Production expenses are the responsibility of the artist. FLOOD will write letters of recommendation for those artists seeking funds elsewhere.
  • Presentation:
    soundscapes (short form, up to 3 minutes in length): accepted works are compiled into a single long program.
    soundscapes (long form, up to 1 hour in length): Once work has been accepted, curatorial decisions will be made as to manner of presentation.
    earmaginations [silent videos] (up to 3 minutes in length) are projected on the side of buildings.
    All programs will be made available online after their initial premieres during the June on-site event.
  • soundscapes and earmaginations Artists are NOT REQUIRED to attend the on-site event for acceptance to these programs.
  • FLOOD’s Proposal Review:
    FLOOD will review your proposal and will email you our decision.
    If we have questions, we may contact you via the email or phone number in your submission.

Terms & Conditions

  • Production of work is the responsibility of the artist. FLOOD will write letters of recommendation for those artists seeking funds elsewhere.
  • If you are invited to be a participant in soundpedro, your name, likeness, as well as your work, may be used for publicity purposes and materials related to this event, including, but not limited to, press releases, advertising, social media, publications, recordings, and soundpedro related websites.
  • By submitting your application electronically, you authorize the use of your name, likeness, and work for the above-mentioned purpose. Please note that all other personal information (address, telephone numbers, etc.) is strictly for internal use.

Non-acceptance, in many cases, is not reflective of the quality of the artwork submitted. Reasons for non-acceptance may include:

  • The submission did not follow the guidelines.
  • The work under consideration may not be a good fit, aesthetically or thematically.
  • The work did not appear to be completely realized.

Questions? Feel free to contact Marco at or 562-413-5868.


You may submit up to 2 soundscapes and up to 2 earmaginations videos each.

To complete your submission you will need:

  1. Artist contact info. Required
  2. Artist information for soundpedro website/PR: Bio, and One photographic image of the artist. Required for artists new to soundpedro
    Image can be jpeg, jpg or png format, at least 1920 pixels minimum on longest edge. (mobile phone photos OK).
  3. Proposed work information: Title(s) and Description(s). Required
  4. For soundscape submission(s), please provide Final recording in audio mp3 or wav file format. Required
  5. For earmaginations submission(s), please provide Final video in mov, mp4, or m4v file file format.
    Video(s) should include 8 seconds of intro with work title (in italics), artist name, and year of creation, preferably using white text on black background, centered to the frame, on three lines. Final video render should be 1920 x 1080 pixels. Required


We are transitioning to Google forms for our submission process.
You do not have to have a Google account fill out the form and submit your proposal.

Note: There may be issues filling out form on a smart phone. We recommend using a desktop computer.

If you have a Google account:

CLICK HERE to fill out the form on Google.
You will be able to save your progress before submitting the form.

If you do not have a Google account, or do not log into Google:

You may fill out the form below, however, you will not be able to save your progress before you submit the form.

Note: When you Submit the form you will be required to complete a reCAPTCHA. You may need to scroll to the top of the form to see the reCAPTCHA located on the page.

Questions? Feel free to contact Marco: or 562-413-5868.

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