Parallel Studios


Parallel Studios produces CURRENTS, Santa Fe's international new media festival,which takes place every June in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. Parallel Studios was formed in 2002 to provide venues where established and unrecognized artists can work together to present state of the art video and new media work to the public. Access to exhibitions is always free.

Parallel Studios brings regional, national and international new media arts to New Mexico through the currents exhibitions, multimedia performances,internships, workshops, docent tours and educational programs that reach out to the schools and to communities. Parallel Studios seeks to foster international artistic exchange by inviting New Media artists from around the world to present work at the annual currents exhibitions and by establishing international connections in order to present the work of U.S artists abroad.


Currents 2014: Santa Fe International New Media Festival

Currents 2014
Santa Fe International New Media Festival
June 13 - June 29, 2014

Call for Entries

All submission materials must be received online or postmarked no later than: 
January 6, 2014

CURRENTS 2014, the 5th Annual Santa Fe International New Media Festival will be held in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA – June 13th – June 29, 2014CURRENTS’ curators look for the unique ways artists use technology as a tool for expression and communication, and ways that scientists, programmers and developers are integrating the arts and aesthetics into their explorations and projects.

The citywide Festival will be held in venues throughout Santa Fe: El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, the Center for Contemporary Arts, the digital dome facility at the Institute for American Indian Arts, Santa Fe Art Institute, Zane Bennett Contemporary Art, David Richard Gallery, The Tower Gallery on the Pojoaque Pueblo, Axle Contemporary, Warehouse 21 and the Santa Fe Railyard Plaza. In addition to exhibitions CURRENTS 2014 offers panel discussions, workshops and multimedia performances. All exhibitions and most events are free 
to the public.

To view previous exhibitions visit:

To Submit Your Work:

The CURRENTS Festivals are produced by Parallel Studios, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization.   

This Year’s Categories

Category A - New Media Installations (video, sound, interactive, computer/software modulated or robotic sculpture or computer/software assisted fabrications)

Category B - Single Channel Video and Animation

Category C – Multimedia Performance

Category D – Experimental or Interactive Documentary

Category E – Digital Dome Projection

Category F – Web-art, Art-gaming, Art-Apps (phone, iPad,etc)

Category G – Youth New Media Makers

Image: Pneumatic City / Installation by Susanna Carlisle and Bruce Hamilton



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